Asian markets rise, with boost from Wall Street’s latest rally

TOKYO — Asian shares rose Friday amid mixed signs for investors such as rising energy prices and COVID-19 restrictions easing in China. Trading was closed in China for the Dragon Boat Festival, a national holiday. Benchmarks in the rest of the region edged higher, cheered by an overnight rally on Wall Street. Market players are … Read more

Stock Market Today: Dow Drops, Oil Prices Rise, Alibaba Jumps

Text size Wall Street returns from the Memorial Day holiday. Angela Weiss/AFP via Getty Images Stocks were falling on Tuesday, as oil prices gained after Europe placed more restrictions on Russian oil. Dow Jones Industrial Average futures have retreated 218 points, or 0.7%, while S&P500 futures have declined 0.7%. Nasdaq Composite futures were down 0.4%. … Read more

Oil Gains as EU Commits to Partial Russian Crude Ban

A pledge among European Union leaders to curb oil purchases from Russia lifted crude prices, while US stock futures fell, reigniting volatility in the markets during the last trading session of the month. Futures for the S&P 500 fell 0.3% Tuesday, a day after US markets were closed for Memorial Day. The benchmark index had … Read more

Global Stocks Rise as China Signals Stimulus for Shanghai

International stocks rose Monday, extending a rally that has pared some of this year’s losses, while US markets were closed for the Memorial Day holiday. The Stoxx Europe 600 added 0.6%, led by shares of technology and luxury-goods firms. Germany’s DAX gained 0.8% and London’s FTSE 100 edged up 0.2%. Global markets were boosted by … Read more

Is the Stock Market Open Today? Here Are the Hours for Memorial Day 2022.

Text size Jeff Swensen/Getty Images Many Americans—including investors—may be looking forward to unwinding on Memorial Day. The federal holiday, which this year falls on Monday, May 30, comes after a bit of good news for US stock indexes. Tea Dow Jones Industrial Average on Friday snapped an eight-week losing streak—the index’s longest since 1932—when it … Read more