Market Report - Us Close
US stocks closed higher on Thursday as indices were buoyed by a solid rally late in the session despite the World Health Organisation declaring the Wuhan coronavirus a global emergency.
US stocks finished in a mixed state on Wednesday, as the Federal Open Market Committee kept its interest rate targets steady after its first meeting of 2020.
US stocks recorded gains by the close on Tuesday, as stocks attempted to undo some of the damage done during the previous session.
US stocks closed sharply lower on Monday as confirmed worldwide cases of the Wuhan coronavirus hit 2,862 and were continuing to rise.
Wall Street stocks closed lower on Friday after the World Health Organization branded the Wuhan coronavirus an "emergency in China" and the US saw its second reported case of the virus.
Wall Street stocks turned in a mixed performance on Thursday as the spread of the Chinese coronavirus continued to dampen the mood in global capital markets.
US stocks turned in a mixed performance on Wednesday as corporate releases continued to stream in and focus remained on the spread of a deadly virus in China.
Wall Street trading finished in the red on Tuesday, as traders returned from the Martin Luther King Jr Day holiday to concerns over a new deadly virus outbreak in China.
US stocks closed higher on Friday following the release of some economic data out of China overnight and a strong start to earnings season.
Wall Street stocks surged to new records at the closing bell on Thursday, after the US and China signed their "phase one" trade agreement during the previous session.
Wall Street indices finished at record highs on Wednesday, with the Dow Jones closing above the 29,000 point barrier as investors cheered the signing of Washington and Beijing's "phase one" trade agreement.
US stocks turned in a mixed performance on Tuesday as a slew of earnings from some of the country's biggest lenders began to roll in.
Wall Street stocks closed higher on Monday as market participants cheered news that the US would be removing China from a list of currency manipulators ahead of the pair's "phase one" trade deal later in the week.
US stocks closed lower on Friday despite the Dow Jones briefly breaking the psychologically-important 29,000 point level earlier in the session as a disappointing jobs report weighed on sentiment.
US stocks finished at record highs on Thursday, with the Dow coming close to the psychologically-important 29,000 point level - as Washington appeared to take steps to avoid further conflict in the Middle East, and investors turned their attention back to the US-China trade front.
US stocks closed higher on Wednesday despite news that Iran had fired rockets at two Iraqi bases hosting American troops, albeit without killing any servicemen.
US stocks closed lower on Tuesday as investors continued to monitor headlines surrounding tensions in the Middle East.
US stocks staged a mid-session turnaround to finish higher on Monday, as investors shrugged off geopolitical tensions in the Middle East.
US stocks recorded some heavy losses on Friday after the White House confirmed that an airstrike had killed a top Iranian commander, with Tehran vowing to retaliate.
US stocks closed higher on the first day of 2020 thanks to some encouraging news out of China.