United States Stock Market Index (US30)

All three main US stock indexes gained ground on Friday, with the Dow Jones and the S&P 500 finishing at record closing levels as a disappointing payroll report eased worries about the Federal Reserve reducing its massive support anytime soon. Nonfarm payrolls increased by 266K only, well below forecasts of nearly one million, while the … Read more

Canada S&P/TSX Toronto Stock Market Index

Canadian shares rebounded sharply on Wednesday, with the benchmark S&P/TSX finishing at record closing levels as investors continued to bet on a robust economic revival fueled by the rapid rollout of vaccines and additional fiscal spending. The heavyweight energy sector surged, and the financial sectors benefitted from upbeat earnings from the National Bank of Canada … Read more

Germany DAX 30 Stock Market Index

European stock markets closed higher on Wednesday, with Frankfurt’s Dax up almost 1% to 14,000 after Fed Chair Powell reiterated a commitment to the accommodative policy stance during his semiannual testimony before Congress. Sentiment was also lifted after latest data showed the German economy expanded 0.3% in Q4, much better than initial estimates of a … Read more