wallstreet-aug27_20sep18-lg.jpg Stocks moved sharply higher over the course of the trading day on Thursday, extending the upward move seen over the past few sessions. With the gains on the day, the Dow and the S&P 500 reached new record closing highs.

After an early move to the upside, stocks continue to turn in a strong performance in mid-day trading on Thursday. With the upward move on the day, the Dow and the S&P 500 have reached new record intraday highs.


Stocks have moved mostly higher in morning trading on Thursday, extending the upward trend seen over the past few sessions. With the strength on the day, the Dow and the S&P 500 have reached new record intraday highs.


After ending the previous session mostly higher, stocks may see some further upside in early trading on Thursday. The major index futures are currently pointing to a higher open for the markets, with the Dow futures up by 132 points.


Wall Street To Open Positive

Investors are looking ahead to Jobless claims report on Thursday to gauge the strength of the economy. Existing Home Sales, Fed Business Outlook Survey, Leading Indicators are the other major economic announcements today.
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Asian Shares End On Muted Note

Asian stocks ended Thursday's session on a muted note despite higher commodity prices and positive cues from Wall Street overnight. Crude oil prices extended gains after climbing to a more than two-month high on Wednesday as investors eyed disruptions to global supplies once U.S. sanctions on Iran...
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Sensex Drops 169 Points; Nifty Ends At 11,234

Indian shares gave up earlier gains to end lower for the third day running on Wednesday as trade worries persisted on the global front and investors increased their bets that the RBI will increase interest rates at least two more times this year to shore up the battered rupee. The benchmark BSE Sensex...
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Dollar Trading Mixed After Flood Of Economic Reports

The dollar is turning in a mixed performance against its major rivals Thursday afternoon, following the release of a large number of U.S. economic reports this morning. The buck is down against its major European rivals, but is up slightly against the Japanese Yen. A report released by the Labor Department...
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The Swiss Stock Market Rose Back Above 9,000 Points

The Swiss stock market ended Thursday's session with a solid gain and re-crossed the 9,000 point level. Bank stocks were among the top performers of the day. Traders also kept a close eye on today's policy statement from the Swiss National Bank. Switzerland's central bank maintained its negative interest...
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Healthcare, Bank Stocks Lift TSX

After a positive start and a subsequent fall into negative territory, the Canadian stock market recovered swiftly and stayed firm right till the end to finish modestly higher on Thursday.
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Crude Oil Futures End Lower

After posting gains in the previous two sessions, crude oil futures failed to hold early gains and drifted down to end on a weak note on Thursday.
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Treasuries Close Roughly Flat After Seeing Modest Strength

Treasuries saw modest strength for much of the trading session on Thursday before ending the day roughly flat. Bond prices moved higher in morning trading before pulling back near the unchanged line in the afternoon.
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Traders May Continue To Shrug Off U.S.-China Trade Dispute

The major U.S. index futures are pointing to a higher opening on Thursday, with stocks likely to see further upside after ending the previous session mostly higher. The upward momentum on Wall Street comes as traders continue to shrug off concerns about the escalating trade dispute between the U.S....
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