World Markets Indexes

  • Sept 23- Wall Street retreated on Friday as lower oil prices weighed on energy shares and Facebook and Apple declined, but major indexes still posted gains for the week. Oil prices tumbled 4 percent on signs Saudi Arabia and Iran were making little progress on a bilateral agreement ahead of talks by crude exporters aimed at freezing production.

  • comments weigh@ SAO PAULO, Sept 23- Latin American stocks and currencies fell on Friday as investors booked profits from a two-day rally after Boston Federal Reserve President Eric Rosengren said he believed rates should be raised gradually now. The two currencies also suffered the impact of a 4- percent slump in crude prices, a key export and source of tax...

  • TORONTO, Sept 23- Canada's benchmark stock index fell on Friday after a strong rally earlier this week, with energy stocks slipping on slumping oil prices on growing skepticism that a deal to curb output could be struck next week. The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index ended down 99.25 points, or 0.67 percent, at 14,697.93. It can't go up every day, "...

  • NEW YORK— U.S. stock indexes closed moderately lower on Friday following three days of gains. Several technology stocks traded heavily, including Yahoo, Twitter and Facebook. Energy stocks fell along with a steep decline in the price of oil.

  • Sept 23- Wall Street retreated on Friday as lower oil prices weighed on energy shares and Facebook and Apple declined, but major indexes still posted gains for the week. Oil prices tumbled 4 percent on signs Saudi Arabia and Iran were making little progress in achieving agreement ahead of talks by crude exporters aimed at freezing production.

  • NEW YORK, Sept 23- Wall Street retreated on Friday as lower oil prices weighed on energy shares and Facebook and Apple declined, but major indexes still posted gains for the week.

  • NEW YORK, Sept 23- Oil prices tumbled on Friday following signs that Saudi Arabia and Iran continue to disagree over output limits ahead of a meeting next week aimed at freezing production, while energy shares weighed on global stock indexes. Sources said Saudi Arabia did not expect a decision in Algeria, where the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting...

  • *Wall Street stocks fall underpins safe-haven bids for bonds Traders cautious ahead of supply, U.S. presidential debate. Treasury prices rose on Friday with benchmark yields hitting two-week lows as a result of safe-haven demand for bonds due to losses in Wall Street stocks. "With the two major monetary policy events behind us, it should be calm for awhile," John...

  • Sept 23- Wall Street pulled back on Friday as lower oil prices weighed on energy shares and tech giants Facebook and Apple declined, although major indexes were still on pace to end the week higher. Oil prices tumbled about 4 percent on signs Saudi Arabia and Iran were making little progress in achieving agreement ahead of talks by crude exporters aimed at...

  • NEW YORK, Sept 23- Oil prices fell sharply on Friday following a report that Saudi Arabia did not expect a deal at talks by major crude exporters next week aimed at freezing output and reining in a global glut, while world stock indexes edged lower. Traders cited a Bloomberg report that Saudi Arabia did not expect a decision at Algiers, where the biggest oil...

  • *All three major indexes on track to end week higher. Sept 23- Wall Street was lower in early afternoon trading on Friday as investors assess valuations after a three-day rally spurred by optimism that the Federal Reserve will hold off from raising interest rates in the near term. "The market is taking a bit of a breather after a strong week," said Mike Bailey, director...

  • hike@ SAO PAULO, Sept 23- Most Latin American stocks and currencies fell on Friday as investors booked profits from a two-day rally after Boston Federal Reserve President Eric Rosengren said he believed rates should be raised gradually now. The two currencies also suffered the impact of a drop in crude prices, a key export and source of tax revenue for both Mexico...

  • MILAN, Sept 23 (Reuters)- European shares ended weaker on Friday, pulling back from two-week highs in the previous session after the Federal Reserve signalled an increasingly cautious approach to future rate hikes, with banks leading sectoral fallers. The pan-European STOXX 600 index ended 0.7 percent lower, retreating after closing at its highest level since...

  • NEW YORK, Sept 23- World stock indexes edged lower on Friday, pulling back after recent gains fueled by optimism that the U.S. "There is some consolidation after the very active and positive week for stocks based on news flow from the central banks," said David Donabedian, chief investment officer of Atlantic Trust Private Wealth Management. Europe's STOXX 600 was...

  • *All three major indexes on track to end week higher. Sept 23- Wall Street was lower in late morning trading on Friday as investors assess valuations after a three-day rally spurred by optimism that the Federal Reserve will hold off from raising interest rates in the near term. "The market is taking a bit of a breather after a strong week," said Mike Bailey, director of...

  • TORONTO, Sept 23- Canada's main stock index fell on Friday as investors pulled back after a strong rally this week following the U.S. At 10:21 a.m. EDT, the Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index was down 43.03 points, or 0.29 percent, at 14,754.15. Royal Bank of Canada fell 0.6 percent to C $81.42 and Bank of Nova Scotia lost 0.7 percent to C $70.60.

  • Twitter shares jumped 15.7 percent to $21.55 after CNBC reported the microblogger is moving closer to a sale and that suitors include Alphabet's Google and Salesforce.com. "There is some consolidation after the very active and positive week for stocks based on news flow from the central banks, said David Donabedian, chief investment officer of Atlantic...

  • Several technology stocks traded heavily, including Yahoo, Twitter and Facebook. Several technology stocks made big moves as investors worked through company-specific news on Facebook, Twitter and Yahoo. Facebook fell $2.12, or 1.6 percent, to $127.96 after The Wall Street Journal reported that the company was overstating how long users were watching video...

  • Stocks ended lower on Wall Street following three days of gains. Technology stocks were trading heavily, particularly Facebook, Yahoo and Twitter. Yahoo slumped after revealing a massive data breach.

  • Sept 23- Wall Street opened lower on Friday as investors take a breather after a three-day rally that was spurred by optimism that the Federal Reserve will continue to hold off from raising interest rates in the near term.