Category Archives: Markets

NYSE and Nasdaq Halt Trading in Russian Stocks

The New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market halted trading of several U.S.-listed Russian stocks this morning in the wake of tough new sanctions imposed by Washington in response to the invasion of Ukraine. NYSE’s website said the exchange had halted the trading of Russian telecom operator Mobile TeleSystems PJSC, mining and steel […]

Stocks Open Lower, Oil Leaps as Ukraine Crisis Deepens

U.S. stocks slid, oil prices jumped and Russian authorities scrambled to keep a grip on domestic markets, as investors rushed to adjust to geopolitical developments including new sanctions against Russia. The S&P 500 index dropped 1.3% in early Monday trading, while the tech-heavy Nasdaq Composite Index declined 0.8%. The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell more […]

The Stock Market Finishes a Turbulent Week Following News Of Russia’s Invasion Into Ukraine

First American News LLC-Raleigh, NC: The stock market capped a turbulent week by rallying Friday, as investors furiously shifted bets on how the Federal Reserve will proceed with interest-rate increases in the wake of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. Investors bought the dip across markets over the last two days, wading back into risky assets from […]

Oil Prices Approach $100 a Barrel on Threat of Russia-Ukraine War

First American News LLC-Raleigh, NC: Oil, natural-gas and agricultural prices rose as escalating tensions over Ukraine threatened to disrupt flows of natural resources from Eastern Europe to world markets. Futures for Brent crude, the benchmark in international energy markets, added $1.45 a barrel, or 1.5%, to settle at $96.84 and earlier climbed to $99.50, their […]