Google, Apple and Caterpillar stocks plunge, Dow Jones sinks 425 points

Google, Apple and Caterpillar stocks plunge, Dow Jones sinks 425 points

Updated April 25, 2018 08:51:45 Wall Street finished its day sharply lower, with a broad sell-off in nearly every sector — particularly materials, technology and industrials. Markets at 7:25am (AEST): ASX SPI 200 futures -0.6pc, ASX 200 (Tuesday’s close) +0.6pc at 5,922 AUD: 76.01 US cents, 54.35 British pence, 62.13 …

Dow Jones jumps 213 points as investors focus on earnings over Syria

Dow Jones jumps 213 points as investors focus on earnings over Syria

Posted April 17, 2018 07:50:47 Wall Street closed sharply higher, boosted by the technology and healthcare sectors, as markets shifted their attention away from the US-led missile strikes in Syria towards corporate earnings season. Markets at 7:05am (AEST): ASX SPI 200 futures +0.1pc, ASX 200 (Monday’s close) +0.2pc at 5,841 …

Dow Jones surges 429 points after China’s president calms trade-war fears

Dow Jones surges 429 points after China’s president calms trade-war fears

Updated April 11, 2018 09:26:05 Photo: Xi Jinping’s speech about opening up China’s economy drove global stock markets higher overnight. (Reuters: Nicolas Asfouri) Related Story: Trade war threats hosed down by Chinese President Xi Jinping Stock markets around the world have rallied after Chinese President Xi Jinping promised to reduce …

Dow Jones drops 345 points as Facebook, Tesla, Twitter and tech stocks slide

Dow Jones drops 345 points as Facebook, Tesla, Twitter and tech stocks slide

Updated March 28, 2018 07:55:47 Australian shares are headed for a tumble, as a plunge in big-name technology weighed down US markets. Markets at 7:10am (AEDT): ASX SPI 200 futures -1pc, ASX 200 (Tuesday’s close) +0.7pc at 5,832 AUD: 76.75 US cents, 54.2 British pence, 61.87 Euro cents, 80.9 Japanese …

Dow Jones plunges 724 points on trade war fears after Trump unveils $US60b tariffs on China

Dow Jones plunges 724 points on trade war fears after Trump unveils $US60b tariffs on China

Updated March 23, 2018 08:35:16 Related Story: China says it will ‘fight to the end’ as US reveals $77 billion tariff plan Wall Street has plunged over fears of a US-China trade war, after the Trump administration moved to impose tariffs on up to $US60 billion ($77 billion) worth of …