Markets

US : Dow, S&P hit highs; Trump comment hammers drug stocks

The S&P 500 and the Dow hit record intraday highs on Wednesday, helped by gains in technology stocks, but President-elect

Nikkei follows global markets higher as Italian fears fade for now

TOKYO : Japan’s Nikkei share average rebounded on Tuesday as strong U.S. economic data helped offset worries about instability in

Asia : Stocks bounce as risk appetite returns after Italy vote

HONG KONG : Asian stocks posted their biggest rise in two weeks on Tuesday and the euro steadied as investors

World : Euro skids, shares hit after Italy votes ‘no’ on reform

The euro fell to a 20-month low on Monday and investors fled riskier assets after Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi

Nikkei falls as Italian referendum result creates sell opportunity

TOKYO : Dec 5 Japan’s Nikkei share average fell on Monday after Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi’s defeat in a

Asia flat following a weaker Wall Street as Treasury yields hit 16-mth high

Asian shares were flat in early trade on Friday following mostly sluggish sessions on Wall Street and Europe, as 10-year

Brent hits 16-month high, Treasury yields rise further

NEW YORK : Brent crude futures rose to a 16-month high on Thursday on the heels of OPEC’s agreement a

US : Dow, S&P gain on oil rally; tech stocks weigh on Nasdaq

The S&P 500 and the Dow rose in choppy trading on the first day of December as the oil rally

World : Oil hits 6-week high after OPEC deal, bond yields rise

Oil swept to a six-week high on Thursday, lifting energy shares in its slipstream, after OPEC agreed to cut crude

Nikkei scales 11-month peaks on OPEC deal, weaker yen

TOKYO : Dec 1 A weaker yen helped power Japan’s Nikkei share average to 11-month highs on Thursday, while many