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Wall Street ends higher as financials, consumer stocks lead gains

 Wall Street ends higher as financials, consumer stocks lead gains

Benchmark US indices closed higher for the second consecutive day on Friday, October 15, buoyed by robust quarterly results of financial majors Goldman Sachs and Charles Schwab and others. The S&P 500 rose 0.75% to 4471.37. The Dow Jones rose 1....

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US stocks close higher on positive earnings outlook, economic data

US stocks close higher on positive earnings outlook, economic data

Benchmark US indices closed higher on Thursday, July 1, as a strong economic recovery increased the prospect of a robust earnings season of big companies in the coming weeks. The S&P 500 was up 0.52% to 4,319.94. The Dow Jones gained 0.38% to 34...

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US markets end mixed; energy, industrial stocks lead

US markets end mixed; energy, industrial stocks lead

All major US stock markets closed mixed on Wednesday, the last day of the month, as energy, industrials, and consumer staple segments saw modest gains amid a positive economic outlook. The S&P 500 was up 0.13% to 4,297.50. The Dow Jones gained 0...

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US stocks end flat on positive economic outlook

US stocks end flat on positive economic outlook

Benchmark US indices closed flat on Tuesday, June 29, after technology and economy-linked stocks logged modest gains in intraday trading marked by high enthusiasm following consecutive record closings of the S&P 500 and NASDAQ Composite in the pr...

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S&P 500, NASDAQ make record closes as tech stocks rally

S&P 500, NASDAQ make record closes as tech stocks rally

The S&P 500 and the tech-heavy NASDAQ Composite closed at record highs on Monday, June 28, providing a strong headstart to the week as investors waited for a new set of economic data and a critical OPEC meeting this week whose outcome might sway ...

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US stocks close week on positive note as financials lead

US stocks close week on positive note as financials lead

Benchmark US indices closed the week on a positive note on Friday, June 25, as stocks saw broad gains led by financials despite some minor pushback from the tech segment. The S&P 500 was up 0.33% to 4,280.70. The Dow Jones gained 0.69% to 34,433...

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NASDAQ, S&P 500 hit all-time highs after infra deal, labor recovery

NASDAQ, S&P 500 hit all-time highs after infra deal, labor recovery

Blue-chip S&P 500 and NASDAQ Composite closed at all-time highs on Thursday, June 24, after markets responded positively to the news of President Biden’s US$1 trillion infrastructure deal and continued recovery of the US labor market, criti...

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US markets close mixed as financials, energy stocks advance

US markets close mixed as financials, energy stocks advance

Benchmark US indices closed mixed on Wednesday, June 23, after financials and energy scrips advanced, while other stock segments remained subdued. The S&P 500 was down 0.11% to 4,241.84. The Dow Jones declined 0.21% to 33,874.24. The NASDAQ Comp...

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US markets edge higher as stocks see broad gains

US markets edge higher as stocks see broad gains

Benchmark US markets closed higher on Tuesday, June 22, as the stock segments saw broad gains led by tech, real estate, and retail sectors. The S&P 500 was up 0.51% to 4,246.44. The Dow Jones rose 0.20% to 33,945.58. The NASDAQ Composite gained ...

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Rebound in energy, industrial stocks lift Wall Street

Rebound in energy, industrial stocks lift Wall Street

Benchmark US indices closed higher on Monday, June 21, after the Dow Jones Industrial Average jumped 580 points as energy and industrial stocks rallied sharply amid a strong economic rebound. The S&P 500 was up 1.40% to 4,224.79. The Dow Jones r...

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US Markets end week in red, Dow Jones down 500 points

US Markets end week in red, Dow Jones down 500 points

Benchmark US indices closed the week in red on Friday, June 18, with Dow Jones diving to its lowest level since January, as Americans marked the Juneteenth Holiday to commemorate the end of slavery some 155 years ago. The S&P 500 was down 1.31% ...

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