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FTSE 100 Breached 7,000 Level; Travel Stocks in Focus

 FTSE 100 Breached 7,000 Level; Travel Stocks in Focus

US Markets: Broader indices in the United States traded in red - particularly, the S&P 500 index traded 34.36 points or 0.77 per cent lower at 4,439.40, Dow Jones Industrial Average Index dipped by 200.05 points or 0.58 per cent lower at 34,551.2...

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S&P 500, Nasdaq extend gains on tech boost

S&P 500, Nasdaq extend gains on tech boost

Blue-chip S&P 500 and tech-heavy Nasdaq Composite continued their gains on Monday, August 30, from the previous week’s record closes after technology and consumer discretionary stocks rallied. The S&P 500 was up 0.43% to 4,528.79. The ...

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S&P 500, Nasdaq close at record highs after Powell's dovish remark

S&P 500, Nasdaq close at record highs after Powell's dovish remark

The S&P 500 and tech-heavy Nasdaq closed the trading week at all-time highs on Friday, August 27, after Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell cautioned against overreaction to inflation, reiterating that the bank would start tapering monetary su...

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US Equities Traded Higher After Powell’s Speech; FTSE 100 Ended in Green 

US Equities Traded Higher After Powell’s Speech; FTSE 100 Ended in Green 

US Markets: Broader indices in the United States traded in green - particularly, the S&P 500 index traded 34.99 points or 0.78 per cent higher at 4,504.90, Dow Jones Industrial Average Index surged by 214.51 points or 0.61 per cent higher at 35,4...

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FTSE 100 trades in a narrow range ahead of Fed Chair’s speech

FTSE 100 trades in a narrow range ahead of Fed Chair’s speech

Highlights FTSE100 trades marginally lower ahead of the Federal Reserve chairman Jerome Powell speech. Crude oil prices are trading higher as energy companies shut down production in the Gulf of Mexico after a hurricane forecast in the regi...

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US stocks drift on Fed's taper concerns, mixed economic data

US stocks drift on Fed's taper concerns, mixed economic data

The benchmark US stock indices slipped on Thursday, August 26, after mixed economic data and concerns over Fed's likely tightening of its asset-buying program weighed on investors' minds. The S&P 500 was down 0.58% to 4,470.00. The Dow Jones fel...

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Shares of Macfarlane Group Surged 13.39%; FTSE 100 Traded Lower

Shares of Macfarlane Group Surged 13.39%; FTSE 100 Traded Lower

US Markets: Broader indices in the United States traded in red - particularly, the S&P 500 index traded 16.07 points or 0.36 per cent lower at 4,480.12, Dow Jones Industrial Average Index dipped by 80.42 points or 0.23 per cent lower at 35,325.08...

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US markets extend gains as tech, financial stocks rise

US markets extend gains as tech, financial stocks rise

All major US stock markets closed higher on Wednesday, August 26, pulled up by gains in technology and financial sectors. The blue-chip S&P 500 and tech-heavy Nasdaq Composite closed at record highs for the third consecutive day, buoyed by a posi...

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London and US Markets’ Nudged Higher Ahead of Fed’s Jackson Hole Symposium

London and US Markets’ Nudged Higher Ahead of Fed’s Jackson Hole Symposium

US Markets: Broader indices in the United States traded in green - particularly, the S&P 500 index traded 12.47 points or 0.28 per cent higher at 4,498.70, Dow Jones Industrial Average Index surged by 99.65 points or 0.28 per cent higher at 35,46...

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FTSE 100 trades in green, casino and gambling stocks moves up

FTSE 100 trades in green, casino and gambling stocks moves up

Highlights  FTSE100 trades marginally in the green, up by 0.16%, while mid-cap focused FTSE250 index was up by 0.54%. Casino and Gambling stocks saw some buying interest from investors. FTSE100 trades in the positive territory, up...

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US stocks rise on vaccine hopes, positive economic outlook

US stocks rise on vaccine hopes, positive economic outlook

Benchmark S&P 500 and NASDAQ composite closed at record highs for the second consecutive day on Tuesday, August 24, after significant gains in consumer discretionary and energy segments. The S&P 500 was up 0.15% to 4,486.23. The Dow Jones ro...

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