Topic: Nikkei 225 Index
Stocks drop 1 percent or more on major European indexes because of concerns about Italian debt. Japan limits losses with yen intervention. US stocks expected to open lower.
10/31/2011 08:59 am
Stock futures down slightly for the Dow, S&P. But NASDAQ stock futures rise as Asia and Europe post gains.
10/24/2011 09:40 am
Stock market woes continue as Greece admits it won't meet deficit targets. European stocks fall, along with US stock market futures.
10/03/2011 07:59 am
Global markets reflect worry about rising interest rates for eurozone's weakest nations and possibility of a US recession. Among global markets to tumble most: Germany, down 5.3 percent and France, down 4.7 percent.
09/05/2011 09:15 pm
Stocks up in Asia, Europe after Fed chairman's speech. Futures point to higher open for US stocks.
08/29/2011 09:20 am
European stocks shrug off local debt woes, while traders look forward to Bernanke speech. But European stocks are expected to remain volatile.
08/23/2011 03:46 pm
Dow loses 419 points as volatility returns to Wall Street. Besides stocks, oil prices and mortgage rates also fall.
08/18/2011 06:25 pm
Asian markets react to modest rise in US stock futures. But trading expected to be seasonally thin in Asian markets.
08/15/2011 01:11 am
Today is the first day that most stock exchanges have been open since ratings agency Standard & Poor's announced its US credit downgrade from a AAA rating to AA+. Here’s how world markets have responded so far:
08/08/2011 01:33 pm
Futures market for US stock fell on Monday after the US credit rating was reduced from AAA to AA+ on Friday. For the Dow, the futures market fell 200 points, S&P 500 futures fell 24 points, and Nasdaq futures fell 44 points.
08/08/2011 10:10 am