The Malta Independent 1 March 2021, Monday


Markets end higher

Thursday, 25 February 2021, 10:17 Last update: about 4 days ago

Shares on Wall Street ended higher on Wednesday, as a selloff in technology-related stocks eased and a rotation into cyclical shares continued after Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell's comments...

Markets end mixed

Wednesday, 17 February 2021, 15:35 Last update: about 12 days ago

US stocks ended mixed on Tuesday, with the Dow scraping out a new closing high as cyclical sectors gained on the prospect of more fiscal aid to lift the U.S. economy from a coronavirus-driven slump....

Markets off their highs

Thursday, 11 February 2021, 10:29 Last update: about 18 days ago

US markets edged slightly lower on Wednesday as big tech stocks slid amid an ongoing rotation of portfolio holdings that gave a boost to energy shares and kept the overall market near record highs....

Markets at all-time highs

Tuesday, 9 February 2021, 13:37 Last update: about 20 days ago

Wall Street reached all-time closing highs on Monday as investor optimism was stoked by prospects of a speedier economic recovery from the global health crisis, driven by increased stimulus and an...

Markets continue higher

Wednesday, 3 February 2021, 12:07 Last update: about 26 days ago

U.S. stocks finished sharply higher for a second straight day on Tuesday, helped by gains in and Google-parent Alphabet ahead of their results and by optimism over progress on a U.S....

Global markets take a step back

Thursday, 28 January 2021, 11:00 Last update: about 2 months ago

Stocks fell around the world on Wednesday as investors turned more cautious over stretched valuations and the economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, while the dollar rose on its safe-haven appeal....

Markets bounce from highs but still close at records

Tuesday, 26 January 2021, 13:55 Last update: about 2 months ago

U.S. stock indexes surged during early trade on Monday but closed off their intra-day highs, although the S&P and Nasdaq still finished at record levels, as concerns over the timing and scope of...

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