U.S. Markets News
LONDON, March 28 - Britain's government has told two of its offshore financial tax havens to set out timetables for implementing a central register of companies revealing corporate ownership, in a bid to help combat tax evasion.
NEW YORK, March 27 - Wall Street on Friday closed higher for the first time in a week, lifted by rising tech stocks, while oil prices slumped 5 percent on receding fears about Middle East fighting disrupting supplies.
NEW YORK, March 27 - Wall Street investors may find little reason to make big moves next week as they await monthly U.S. jobs data and any news that could change expectations for the first interest rate hike in almost a decade.
* Indexes up: Dow 0.19 pct, S&P 0.24 pct, Nasdaq 0.57 pct (Updates to market close)
March 27 - U.S. stocks rose modestly on Friday and major indexes snapped a four-day losing streak after late news of merger talks in the semiconductor space helped boost the technology sector.
(Adds table, details) March 27 - Positive bets on the U.S. dollar rose in the latest week, while net shorts on the euro jumped to a record high, according to data from the Commodity Futures Trading Commission and Thomson Reuters that was released on Friday. The value of the dollar's net long position increased to $43.91 billion in the week ended March 24 from $38.59 billion the previous week. Last week, net longs in the dollar fell under $40 billion for the first time in 12
All American Indices
|Symb||Index||Mkt Report||Time||Last||Chg||Chg %|
|.DJI||Dow Jones Industrial Average||View||27 Mar 2015||17,712.66||+34.43||+0.19%|
|.IXIC||Nasdaq Composite Index||View||27 Mar 2015||4,891.22||+27.86||+0.57%|
|.TRXFLDUSP||Thomson Reuters Equity US Index||27 Mar 2015||187.29||+0.52||+0.28%|
|.TRXFLDCAP||Thomson Reuters Equity Canada Index||27 Mar 2015||276.88||-1.09||-0.39%|
|.GSPTSE||S&P/TSX Composite Index||View||27 Mar 2015||14,812.42||-57.38||-0.39%|
|.XAX||AMEX Composite Index||View||27 Mar 2015||2,411.65||-14.34||-0.59%|
|.MXX||MXSE IPC||View||27 Mar 2015||43,637.97||+408.81||+0.95%|