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How major US stock indexes fared Friday

Apr. 09, 2021 16:38 PM EDT

Technology companies helped lift stocks on Wall Street to a record high Friday. Apple and Intel soared about 2%. The S&P 500 rose 0.8% for its third straight weekly gain. The Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 0.9%, setting its own record high. The Nasdaq composite...

Tech companies help lift stocks, push S&P 500 to record high

Apr. 09, 2021 16:15 PM EDT

Technology companies helped lift stocks on Wall Street to a record high Friday. Apple and Intel soared about 2%. The S&P 500 rose 0.8% for its third straight weekly gain. The Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 0.9%, setting its own record high. The Nasdaq composite gained 0.5%. Levi...

Asian shares mostly lower on strong China price data

Apr. 09, 2021 00:39 AM EDT

BANGKOK (AP) — Shares fell Friday in most Asian markets after China reported a stronger than expected rise in prices that could prompt authorities to act to cool inflation. Japan’s benchmark Nikkei 225 index rebounded after falling the day before. Shares declined in...

How major US stock indexes fared Thursday

Apr. 08, 2021 16:58 PM EDT

Stocks are closing moderately higher on Wall Street and the S&P 500 was helped to a new high Thursday by large technology companies that benefitted from lower bond yields. Bank stocks and energy companies fell, which muted the market’s overall gains. The S&P 500...

Asian shares mostly higher after S&P record high

Apr. 08, 2021 00:16 AM EDT

BANGKOK (AP) — Shares were mostly higher in Asia on Thursday after a mixed close on Wall Street, where gains for several Big Tech stocks nudged the S&P 500 to a second record high in three days. Tokyo’s Nikkei 225 index slipped 0.4% to 29,610.20 as a resurgence...

How major US stock indexes fared Wednesday

Apr. 07, 2021 23:32 PM EDT

Stocks closed mixed on Wall Street Wednesday, but gains for several Big Tech stocks nudged the S&P 500 to its second record high in three days. Markets have been steadying in recent days as investors become cautiously optimistic about the economic recovery. Vaccine...

How major US stock indexes fared Tuesday

Apr. 07, 2021 13:26 PM EDT

Stocks edged lower on Wall Street, pulling major indexes slightly below the record highs they reached a day earlier. The S&P 500 fell 0.1% Tuesday after wavering between gains and losses throughout the afternoon. Technology and health care stocks led the way lower....

Asian stocks mixed after lackluster day on Wall Street

Apr. 06, 2021 23:52 PM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares were mixed Wednesday after Wall Street took a breather, with major indexes edging lower. Japan's benchmark Nikkei fell 0.5% to 29,544.93 and the Shanghai Composite index sank 0.7% to 3,459.25. Australia's S&P/ASX 200 gained 0.3% to...

Asian stocks mixed after Wall St rally on economic optimism

Apr. 05, 2021 23:42 PM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares were mixed Tuesday after a Wall Street rally that reflected some optimism about the economy recovering from the pandemic. Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 lost early gains and fell nearly 0.2% to 30,038.44 in morning trading. South Korea's Kospi...

How major US stock indexes fared Monday

Apr. 05, 2021 16:16 PM EDT

Stocks closed broadly higher on Wall Street Monday as the economy showed more signs that it’s continuing to recover. The S&P 500 rose 1.4% to another record high. The gains came after the government reported last week that employers went on a hiring spree in March,...