Tuesday, 23 December 2014

Global Indices

  • NZX has a stellar year

    05:18 | 23/12/14
    Radio New Zealand
    The NZX 50 Index rose almost 17 percent over the year earlier. ... There were 16 new company listings over the year, adding $6.6 billion of equity to the market, while another 165 capital-raising-events by existing issuers, added more than $1.7 billion. more»
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  • Wall Street's Week Ahead: Dow Jones Industrial Average Soars With Santa ...

    04:11 | 23/12/14
    International Business Times
    Wall Street is looking ahead to a series of data points that could push the U.S. stock market into a “Santa Claus Rally,” following last week's advances that saw the Dow Jones Industrial Average post its best one-day point gain since 2011. The blue ... more»
  • S&P 500 Weekly Earnings Update: Energy Sector Earnings Estimates Took ...

    03:48 | 23/12/14
    Seeking Alpha
    The earnings yield on the S&P 500 is now below 6% for the first time since late 2004, early 2005, ending the week at 5.96%. more»
  • Stock futures up as S&P 500 eyes record high

    02:47 | 23/12/14
    U.S. stock futures are higher Monday after Asian markets gained. As of about 20 minutes before the 9:30 a.m. ET opening bell, futures for the Dow and S&P 500 are up 0.2% or more; Nasdaq futures are fractionally higher. During regular trading Friday ... more»
  • Ex-divs to take 1.4 points off FTSE 100 on Monday Dec 29

    22:22 | 22/12/14
    LONDON, Dec 22 (Reuters) - The following FTSE 100 companies will go ex-dividend on Monday December 29, after which investors will no longer qualify for the latest dividend payout. more»
  • Markets: FTSE 100's best week in three years

    22:11 | 22/12/14
    The FTSE 100 ended the week on a high note, adding a further 1.2% to notch up its best week in three years. Energy and mining stocks were among the best performers - Tullow Oil topped the index with a 7% rise, while Randgold added 4.5% and ... more»
  • Oil majors pump up FTSE 100

    22:11 | 22/12/14
    Financial Times
    Oil majors crowded at the top of a resurgent FTSE 100 on Monday, as crude prices held above $60 a barrel after Saudi Arabia's oil minister repeated his assertion that the oil market would improve. more»
  • FTSE 100 lifted by energy shares

    21:50 | 22/12/14
    BBC News
    Gains for oil firms, including Tullow Oil, Royal Dutch Shell and BP are driving the FTSE up 1% to 6,608. That's partly because Brent Crude has risen by 2% to $62.24 a barrel. more»
  • Tokyo stocks end flat, Nikkei 225 edges up 0.08pc

    21:37 | 22/12/14
    Customs Today Newspaper
    TOKYO: Tokyo stocks closed flat on Monday, gave up early benefits as shareholders moved away to the sideline in thin holiday trade. more»
  • S&P 500 Beating World Means It's Time to Go Global

    18:15 | 22/12/14
    There have been four other instances since 1970 when the S&P 500 ran away from international equities at the rate it is today. more»
  • Tokyo stocks start 0.36% higher, Nikkei 225 at TSE surges 64.13pts

    18:03 | 22/12/14
    Customs Today Newspaper
    TOKYO: Tokyo stocks started 0.36 per cent higher in early trade on Monday as the yen continued to get lower versus the dollar. The Nikkei 225 index at the Tokyo Stock Exchange rose 64.13 points to 17,685.53 at the start. The dollar (S$1.32) stayed firm ... more»
  • FTSE to fall 30pc if global economy derails

    08:27 | 22/12/14
    When the dot-com bubble burst at the start of the new millenium the FTSE 100 slumped 48pc to fall below the 3,500 level. As the 2008 financial crisis unfolded the FTSE 100 index dropped 41pc from its peak in 2007 and once again dipped below the 3,500 ... more»
  • Dow Jones Industrial Average Trend Change Alert

    08:18 | 22/12/14
    Wall Street Sector Selector
    The chart of the Dow Jones Industrial average shows the sharp pop in relative strength from oversold levels and the equally sharp turn in momentum towards a new “buy” signal on MACD. more»
  • Second-biggest week this year for S&P 500

    14:30 | 20/12/14
    Washington Post
    Oil and gas companies led the stock market up Friday, helping the Standard & Poor's 500-stock index notch its second-best week this year. more»
  • S&P 500 Dividends Keep Rising But Outlook Dims

    12:15 | 20/12/14
    Another possible reason is slower growth in the number of S&P 500 companies paying dividends. That number had been rising slowly since the recession. more»
  • S&P 500 Index Soars To Within A Mere 5 Points Of All-Time Record

    11:18 | 20/12/14
    International Business Times
    The Dow, which measures the share prices of 30 large industrial companies, rose 26.65 points, or 0.15 percent, to finish at 17,804.80; the S&P 500 stock index, which tracks the share prices of the nation's 500 largest publicly traded companies, climbed ... more»
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