Market Report - Us Close
US stocks finished in a mixed state on Thursday, as investors continued to react to the Federal Reserve's latest policy announcement and got hopeful about trade talks between US and Chinese officials in Washington.
US stocks finished in a mixed state on Wednesday, as investors reacted to a rate cut decision from the US Federal Reserve late in the session.
US stocks closed higher on Tuesday as crude oil futures skidded lower amid reports that Saudi oil output could be fully restored as quickly as had originally been anticipated.
Wall Street stocks closed weaker on Monday after an attack on a Saudi Arabian oilfield and the country's key processing facility sparked fears that a surge in crude prices could add to the slowdown in the global economy.
US stocks turned in a mixed performance on Friday, with the Dow Jones seeing out the session near all-time highs while the S&P 500 and Nasdaq lagged behind.
Wall Street stocks closed slightly higher on Thursday, with investors' attention centred on global trade developments after Donald Trump agreed to hold off on additional tariff increases on Chinese goods for two weeks as a "gesture of good will".
Wall Street stocks closed higher on Wednesday as the focus shifted between Apple's product launch a day earlier and trade relations between China and the US.
US stocks turned in another mixed performance on Tuesday after some weak Chinese data overnight was overshadowed by reports that the country had agreed to increase purchases of American agricultural products.
Wall Street stocks turned in a mixed performance on Friday as investors scoured over the key monthly jobs report amid speculation that something positive might be afoot on the US-China trade front.
Wall Street stocks closed sharply higher on Thursday after China's Commerce Ministry revealed that Beijing's top trade negotiator, Liu He, had spoken with US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin.
Wall Street stocks closed higher on Wednesday after a report revealed that China's services sector expanded at its fastest pace in three months in August and a controversial bill that led to recent tensions in Hong Kong was withdrawn.
Stocks closed sharply lower on Tuesday following the Labor Day break after the latest round of US-China trade tariffs kicked-in over the weekend.
US stocks turned in a mixed performance on Friday as the cooling of trade tensions between the US and China somewhat helped markets.
Stocks finished higher in the US on Thursday, as China's desire to calmly wrap up its trade war with the US gave investor sentiment a much-needed boost.
US stocks finished higher on Wednesday, as investors appeared to shrug off ongoing trade fears and a flashing recession indicator in focus.
Stocks closed lower on Tuesday as Washington's trade war with Beijing weighed on sentiment.
US stocks closed higher on Monday after Donald Trump announced the US and China were "getting back to the table".
Stocks closed sharply lower on Friday following news that China was readying $75bn-worth of tariffs on US products and some hotly anticipated comments from Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell.
Trading finished as it started on Thursday - on a mixed note - as investors continued to digest updates from the Federal Reserve's central banking symposium in Jackson Hole, Wyoming.
Wall Street stocks closed higher on Wednesday as investors digested some solid figures from major retailers and minutes from the last meeting of the Federal Open Market Committee to be published.