Nov 09, 2009 7:35 PM ET
Stocks in Australia surged in a rally in Asian markets after the release of G-20 statement on Sunday. Australian home loan approvals rise 5.9% in September. Australia job adverts drop 1.7% in October. AXA Asia Pacific Holdings rejects A$11.04 billion bid from AMP.
Nov 09, 2009 6:53 PM ET
U.S market indexes gained 2% after commodities gained and investor bid up industrial and technology stocks. The statement from G-20 nation reassured markets that stimulus will stay in place. U.S. Treasury starts weekly bond auction for $81 billion. Sprint Nextel surges 20%.
Nov 09, 2009 5:53 PM ET
European markets closed higher after G-20 meeting. Investors bid up stocks and commodities in Europe on the expectations that the current stimulus will remain in place. Allianz reported sharply higher earnings as markers rebound.
Nov 09, 2009 3:51 PM ET
UK stocks rallied after markets around the world and commodities prices gained. The statement from the G-20 nations reassured investors that the current economic stimulus will stay in place. Cadbury Plc rejected unsolicited Kraft Foods bid that valued the company at £9.8 billon.
Nov 09, 2009 6:01 PM ET
RadioShack Corporation led gainers in the S&P 500 index with a rise of 12.9% after it began the selling of iPhone at select stores. Las Vegas Sands advanced after it arranged bank commitment of $1.45 billion for Macau casino. Wynn Resorts gained on $4 special dividend. East West Bank surged 51%.
Nov 09, 2009 1:01 PM ET
Prime Minister Singh comments suggested that Indian economy is recovering and likely to meet the economic target of 6.5% in the current year and 7% in fiscal 2010. Stocks surged. T. Rowe Price acquires 26% stake in UTI Asset Management as retail investments surge.
Nov 09, 2009 9:23 AM ET
World markets advance after G-20 left stimulus in place after a meeting. The group of wealthy and developing nations focused on the strategies to revive growth. The dollar fell after the statement and copper and gold advanced.
Nov 08, 2009 1:54 AM ET
The U.S. House passes historic healthcare bill by a narrow margin. The healthcare overhaul faces an uphill battle in the Senate with Democrats divided and Republican strongly opposed. The bill passed by a vote of 220 to 215 with a support of only one Republican member.
Nov 06, 2009 6:16 PM ET
Stocks in Hong Kong tracked gains in New York. Shanghai investors focused on the domestic economic growth. Automakers in Shanghai jumped on the talks of steady economic growth. Greens Holdings Ltd on it first day of trading in Hong Kong gained 12%.
Nov 06, 2009 5:49 PM ET
The record unemployment rate in three decades cast doubts on the economic health. Stocks in New York closed higher and three popular indexes rebounded in the afternoon. Gold futures hovered near its record highs. Starbucks earnings rise on cost cutting. Crude oil fell. German factory orders rise.