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Miners, energy stocks lift Australian shares despite recession jitters

Miners, energy stocks lift Australian shares despite recession jitters

Sept 28 (Reuters) - Australian shares edged higher for a second straight session on Wednesday, as strong commodity prices lifted miners and energy stocks, even as some investors remained on the sidelines about a potential global recession. The S&P/ASX 200 index .AXJO was up 0.2%, as of 0014 GMT. The benchmark closed 0.4% higher on Tuesday. Still, markets globally were weighed down by hawkish comments from the Fed president of St.

Australian shares likely to fall; NZ gains

Australian shares likely to fall; NZ gains

Sept 28 (Reuters) - Australian shares are set to drop on Wednesday, taking cues from weakness in global markets as U.S. Federal Reserve policymakers showed appetite for more interest rate hikes, sparking fears about a potential global recession. The local share price index futures YAPcm1 fell 0.5%, a 25.2-point discount to the underlying S&P/ASX 200 index .AXJO close.

S&P 500 ends near two-year low as bear market deepens

S&P 500 ends near two-year low as bear market deepens

(For a Reuters live blog on U.S., UK and European stock markets, click or type LIVE/ in a news window) * S&P 500 closes at lowest since November 2020 * Utility, consumer discretionary sectors weigh heavily * Investors worry about shrinking corporate profit growth * Indexes: Dow -0.43%, S&P 500 -0.21%, Nasdaq +0.25% By Noel Randewich and Shreyashi Sanyal Sept 27 (Reuters) - Wall Street sank deeper into a bear market on Tuesday, with the S&P 500 recording its lowest close in almost two-years as Fe

S&P 500 ends near two-year low as bear market deepens

S&P 500 ends near two-year low as bear market deepens

(For a Reuters live blog on U.S., UK and European stock markets, click or type LIVE/ in a news window) * S&P 500 closes at lowest since November 2020 * Utility, consumer discretionary sectors weigh heavily * Investors worry about shrinking corporate profit growth * Indexes: Dow -0.43%, S&P 500 -0.21%, Nasdaq +0.25% By Noel Randewich and Shreyashi Sanyal Sept 27 (Reuters) - Wall Street sank deeper into a bear market on Tuesday, with the S&P 500 recording its lowest close in almost two-years as Fe

S&P 500 ends at two-year low as bear market deepens

S&P 500 ends at two-year low as bear market deepens

(For a Reuters live blog on U.S., UK and European stock markets, click or type LIVE/ in a news window) * S&P 500 hits lowest since November 2020 * Utility, consumer discretionary sectors weigh heavily * Investors worry about shrinking corporate profit growth (New throughout, updates prices, market activity and comments to close) By Noel Randewich and Shreyashi Sanyal Sept 27 (Reuters) - Wall Street sank deeper into a bear market on Tuesday, with the S&P 500 recording its lowest close in two-year

S&P 500 sinks to two-year low as bear market deepens

S&P 500 sinks to two-year low as bear market deepens

(For a Reuters live blog on U.S., UK and European stock markets, click or type LIVE/ in a news window) * S&P 500 hits lowest since November 2020 * Utility, consumer discretionary sectors lead declines * Investors worry about shrinking corporate profit growth * Indexes: Dow -0.74%, S&P 500 -0.57%, Nasdaq -0.24% (New throughout, updates prices, market activity and comments to include afternoon trading) By Noel Randewich and Shreyashi Sanyal Sept 27 (Reuters) - Wall Street sank deeper into a bear m

Wall St deep in bear market as S&P 500 hits new two-year low

Wall St deep in bear market as S&P 500 hits new two-year low

(For a Reuters live blog on U.S., UK and European stock markets, click or type LIVE/ in a news window) * S&P 500 hits lowest since Nov. 2020 * Rate-sensitive tech, growth stocks give back gains * Energy stocks among rare gainers * Indexes down: Dow 0.56%, S&P 0.48%, Nasdaq 0.20% By Shreyashi Sanyal and Ankika Biswas Sept 27 (Reuters) - Wall Street's main indexes sank deeper into a bear market on Tuesday as an early rally in stocks faltered after Federal Reserve policymakers advocated more intere

S&P 500 falls to two-year low, bear market rally snuffed out

S&P 500 falls to two-year low, bear market rally snuffed out

Sept 27 (Reuters) - The S&P 500 .SPX fell to its lowest level in almost two years on Tuesday on worries about super aggressive Federal Reserve policy tightening, trading under its June trough and leaving investors appraising how much further stocks would have to fall before stabilizing. The S&P 500 .SPX fell to its lowest level in almost two years on Tuesday on worries about super aggressive Federal Reserve policy tightening, trading under its June trough and leaving investors appraising how muc

S&P 500 falls to new bear market low

S&P 500 falls to new bear market low

Sept 27 (Reuters) - The S&P 500 .SPX fell to its lowest level in almost two years on Tuesday on worries about super aggressive Federal Reserve policy tightening, trading under its June trough and leaving investors appraising how much further stocks would have to fall before stabilizing. Compiled by the Global Finance & Markets Breaking News team, E

Growth stocks lead bounce on Wall Street after brutal selloff

Growth stocks lead bounce on Wall Street after brutal selloff

(For a Reuters live blog on U.S., UK and European stock markets, click or type LIVE/ in a news window) * Major indexes set to snap five-day losing streak * Rate-sensitive tech, growth stocks shine * Sharp rebound in oil prices boost energy firms * Indexes up: Dow 0.39%, S&P 0.58%, Nasdaq 0.96% (Updates prices at open) By Shreyashi Sanyal and Ankika Biswas Sept 27 (Reuters) - Wall Street's main indexes rose for the first time in six sessions on Tuesday, with megacap growth stocks doing most of th