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  • S&P 500 Sets Record, Propelled by Tech Stocks

    The S&P 500 closed at another record Thursday, propelled by a resurgence in big technology stocks. Stocks have started the second quarter on strong footing, with the broad stock market index rising 3.1%. The largest tech companies have surged ahead as the bond market calmed, easing concerns about the high valuations of growth stocks.

  • S&P 500 Hits New Record as Tech Stocks Lead Market Rally

    The S&P 500 ended Thursday by setting another record, propelled by a rally in big technology stocks. Stocks have started the second quarter on strong footing, with the broad stock market index rising 3.1%. The largest tech companies have surged ahead as the bond market calmed, easing concerns about the high valuations of growth stocks.

  • Tech Stocks Lead Market Rally

    The S&P 500 was poised Thursday to set another record, propelled by a rally in big technology stocks. Stocks have started the second quarter on strong footing, with the broad stock market index rising 2.7%. The largest tech companies have surged ahead as the bond market calmed, easing concerns about the high valuations of growth stocks.

  • Reserve Bank of Australia Holds Line; Jittery About House Prices

    SYDNEY--The Reserve Bank of Australia kept interest rates unchanged at a policy meeting Tuesday but signaled its rising concerns about surging house prices. The RBA kept its official cash rate and target for three-year government bond yields at 0.10%, as expected by economists. The central plank of the central bank's policy position, guidance that interest rates won't be raised until 2024, remained unaltered.

  • Treasury Yields Rise After Strong Jobs Report

    U.S. government bond yields ticked higher after new data showed a big jump in hiring in March, giving investors further cause for optimism about the economic outlook. In recent trading, the yield on the benchmark U.S. Treasury note was 1.704%, according to Tradeweb, compared with 1.680% Thursday.

  • S&P 500 Closes Above 4000 for First Time

    U.S. stocks rose Thursday as the S&P 500 crossed 4000 for the first time and bond yields fell, easing near-term inflation fears. The broad stock gauge jumped 1.2% to 4021, after closing out a fourth consecutive quarterly advance on Wednesday. The Nasdaq Composite added 1.8%, building on a 1.5% gain in the previous session.

  • Tech Stocks on Track to Extend Winning Streak

    U.S. stocks rose Thursday as the S&P 500 crossed 4000 for the first time and bond yields fell, easing near-term inflation fears. The broad stock gauge was up 1% at 4012, after closing out a fourth consecutive quarterly advance on Wednesday. The Nasdaq Composite jumped 1.5%, building on a 1.5% gain in the previous session.

  • S&P 500 Crosses 4000 for First Time

    U.S. stocks rose Thursday as the S&P 500 crossed 4000 for the time and bond yields fell, easing near-term inflation fears. The broad stock gauge was up 1% at 4012, after closing out a fourth consecutive quarterly advance on Wednesday. The Nasdaq Composite jumped 1.5%, building on a 1.5% gain in the previous session.

  • Gold Falters on Brightening Economic Outlook

    The gold market has lost its glint, dashing the hopes of people who predicted that lavish stimulus spending by central banks and governments would send bullion prices to new heights this year. Gold futures on Wednesday closed their worst quarter since 2016, falling 9.5% to $1,713.80 a troy ounce. Few assets have fared worse: namely, the price of orange-juice futures, cocoa, Turkey's lira and long-term U.S. government bonds.

  • News Highlights: Top Global Markets News of the Day

    S&P 500 Edges Down as Investors Sell Bonds, Tech Stocks. Government bond yields rose for a fourth consecutive day, sapping demand for technology stocks and weighing on the benchmark stock index. New York Fed's John Williams Upbeat About Economic Outlook.

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