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World Markets Indexes

  • TORONTO, Feb 24- Canada's benchmark stock index slumped on Friday, dropping by the most in over five months in a sharp pullback from a record high set earlier in the week, as heavily-weighted energy and financial stocks led a broad-based retreat. The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index ended down 247.73 points, or 1.57 percent, at 15,533.47, its...

  • NEW YORK, Feb 24- Major global stock markets lost ground on Friday as investors scaled back bets U.S. Oil futures fell, pressuring energy stocks after data showed U.S. crude inventories rose for a seventh week, signaling oversupply despite OPEC's efforts to rein in output. "The market will come to realize that a lot of these pro-growth policies might get pushed to...

  • NEW YORK, Feb 24- Wall Street edged higher on Friday, with the Dow extending its streak of record-setting gains to 11 days, as increases in utilities and other safety plays outweighed declines in financials. Major Wall Street indexes have rallied to record levels since the election of Donald Trump as U.S. president, boosted by pledges of tax reforms, reduced...

  • TORONTO, Feb 24- Canada's benchmark stock index slumped by the most in five months on Friday, in a broad-based retreat led by sharp falls in its heavily-weighted energy and financial sectors. The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index unofficially closed down 247.73 points, or 1.57 percent, at 15,533.47. It lost 1.9 percent over the...

  • NEW YORK, Feb 24- Wall Street edged higher on Friday, with the Dow extending its streak of record-setting gains to 11 days, as increases in utilities and other safety plays outweighed declines in financials.

  • Major Wall Street indexes have rallied to record levels since the election of Donald Trump as U.S. president, buoyed by promises of tax reforms, reduced regulations and increased infrastructure spending. But with scant details so far on Trump's plans, including one announced on Thursday to bring millions of jobs back to the United States, markets have been...

  • TORONTO, Feb 24- Canada's main stock index hit a two-week low in Friday, extending its pullback from a record high in a broad-based sell-off that included losses for its heavyweight energy and financial services groups as oil prices fell. At 10:50 a.m. ET, the Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index was down 167.07 points, or 1.06 percent, at 15,614.13.

  • NEW YORK, Feb 24- Key global stock markets fell on Friday as investors lowered bets that policies of U.S. Oil futures fell, pressuring energy stocks after data showed U.S. crude inventories rose for a seventh week, signaling oversupply despite OPEC's efforts to rein in output. "The market will come to realize that a lot of these pro-growth policies might get pushed...

  • NEW YORK— U.S. stocks are losing ground Friday as banks fall and energy companies continue to slide. The losses are modest, but there's far more selling than buying on Wall Street. The Standard& Poor's 500 index fell 5 points, or 0.2 percent, to 2,358. The Nasdaq composite sank 6 points, or 0.1 percent, to 5,829. The Russell 2000 index, which tracks smaller companies, slid...

  • Feb 24- U.S. stocks opened lower on Friday, dragged down by a drop in financial and energy stocks and as investors assessed if the "Trump rally" had gone too far too soon. But, with Trump giving scant detail on his plans including one on Thursday to bring millions of jobs back to the United States markets have traded in a tight range. "Investors have embraced this...

  • TORONTO, Feb 24- Canada's main stock index fell to a two-week low on Friday in a broad sell-off that included losses for its heavyweight energy and financial services groups as oil prices fell. The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index was down 147.66 points, or 0.94 percent, at 15,633.54, shortly after the open. All of the index's 10 main groups were...

  • NEW YORK— The latest on developments in financial markets:. AT&T rose 1 percent and FirstEnergy gained 3 percent. Stocks are moving lower in midday trading on Wall Street, led by declines in banks and energy companies.

  • Feb 24- U.S. stocks opened lower on Friday as a drop in financial and technology stocks weighed and investors assessed if the "Trump rally" had gone too far too soon. The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 64.49 points, or 0.31 percent, to 20,745.83. The S&P 500 lost 9.52 points, or 0.40 percent, to 2,354.29.

  • Feb 24- U.S. stocks were set to open lower on Friday as a drop in oil prices weighed and investors assessed if the "Trump rally" had gone too far too soon. President Donald Trump's promises of tax reforms, reduced regulations and increased infrastructure spending has helped spur equities to record highs. But, with Trump giving scant detail on his plans including on...

  • LONDON, Feb 24- Europe's stocks benchmark fell more than 1 percent on Friday while German and French indexes slid by their most in nearly 5 months as jitters in the bond markets over political risk looked to have spilled over into equities. Futures on the European bluechips index fell 1.4 percent with traders pointing to a bout of selling in the afternoon session...

  • ARLINGTON, Va. _ Graham Holdings Co. on Friday reported fourth-quarter profit of $36.9 million. Graham Holdings shares have risen slightly more than 3 percent since the beginning of the year, while the Standard& Poor's 500 index has climbed nearly 6 percent. Keywords: Graham Holdings, Earnings Report.

  • LONDON, Feb 24- Bond market jitters spilled over into stocks on Friday, pulling European indexes lower for a third straight session, and the dollar was poised for a weekly loss as "Trumpflation" trades lost momentum. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin took the edge off those expectations in his first televised interviews since he took office last week, when he said...

  • Feb 24- U.S. stock index futures were lower on Friday as a drop in oil prices weighed on the "Trump rally", with investors also seeking details regarding President Donald Trump's plans to boost the economy. *Gain in crude prices helped U.S. stocks edge higher on Thursday as did a renewed pledge by Trump to bring back jobs to the United States. Treasury Secretary Steven...

  • LONDON, Feb 24- The rise in world stocks this week to fresh all-time highs drew an eighth straight weekly inflow into equity funds, Bank of America Merrill Lynch said on Friday, while bond funds also chalked up their ninth straight weekly inflow. The $8.5 billion equity fund inflow in the week to February 22 pushed BAML's "Bull& Bear" indicator deeper into bullish...

  • *Regional stocks join profit-taking on Budapest bourse. BUDAPEST/ WARSAW, Feb 24- Budapest's stock index fell again on Friday, leading a retreat in Central European equities following weeks of rallying. Budapest continued to slide from record highs, shedding 1.4 percent.