U.S. Markets News
NEW YORK, April 18 - Earnings season shifts into high gear next week, and with nearly one-third of S&P 500 names set to post results, investors hope the news provides a catalyst to buy stocks and leave the market's recent weakness in the dust.
HANOI, April 18 - Thai shares on Friday closed at their highest since late November on solid buying while Vietnam's benchmark tumbled to a nine-week low amid widespread selling. Bangkok's SET Index edged up 0.03 percent to mark a third straight day of gains, led by telecom firm Advanced Info Service Pcl which rose 1.27 percent. "Decent foreign equity inflows may continue to support SET in the near term," KGI Securities said in a note to clients. Foreign investors were net b
TOKYO, April 18 - Japan's Nikkei stock average rose 0.7 percent on Friday to its highest close in 10 days, buoyed by upbeat U.S. economic data and corporate earnings, though trading volume hit its lowest in almost 1-1/2 years as many overseas markets were closed for Easter. The Nikkei finished at 14,516.27, chalking up a weekly gains of 4 percent, its biggest since November, although that came after it had suffered its biggest loss in three years in the previous week. The broad
HANOI, April 18 - Shares in Thailand rose on Friday morning, extending gains of the previous two sessions on strong fund inflows from both foreign and domestic investors, while the Vietnam market retreated on widespread offloading of shares. Bangkok's SET Index edged up 0.27 percent to a five-month intraday high on Friday, after climbing a combined 1.4 percent over the previous two sessions, Reuters data showed. "We see increasing demand for risky assets such as stocks in emerg
BEIJING, April 18 - China shares fell slightly on Friday, weighed down by property stocks after home price data for March showed a further cooling in the real estate sector.
* U.S. economic recovery hopes invite long-money to Japan - trader * Nikkei poised to post biggest weekly gain in 2 months * Trading thin as many markets closed for Easter By Ayai Tomisawa TOKYO, April 18 - Japan's Nikkei share average advanced on Friday after upbeat U.S. economic data and corporate earnings bolstered investors' risk appetite. The Nikkei was up 0.4 percent at 14,474.83 in midmorning trade after ending flat at 14,417.53 the previous day. For the wee
All American Indices
|Symb||Index||Mkt Report||Time||Last||Chg||Chg %|
|.DJI||Dow Jones Industrial Average||View||17 Apr 2014||16,408.54||-16.31||-0.10%|
|.IXIC||Nasdaq Composite Index||View||17 Apr 2014||4,095.52||+9.29||+0.23%|
|.TRXFLDUSP||Thomson Reuters Equity US Index||17 Apr 2014||169.99||+0.30||+0.18%|
|.TRXFLDCAP||Thomson Reuters Equity Canada Index||17 Apr 2014||272.64||+0.95||+0.35%|
|.GSPTSE||S&P/TSX Composite Index||View||17 Apr 2014||14,500.39||+53.87||+0.37%|
|.XAX||AMEX Composite Index||View||17 Apr 2014||2,593.90||-0.44||-0.02%|
|.MXX||MXSE IPC||View||16 Apr 2014||40,890.53||+408.73||+1.01%|