U.S. Markets News
NEW YORK, May 19 - With the broad S&P 500 Index gliding once again into uncharted territory and posting four straight weeks of gains, the talk of Wall Street's rally inevitably hitting a ceiling is starting to get old.
LONDON, May 19 - Britain's opposition Labour party, tapping into widening public anger over corporate tax avoidance, wants the government to push for new international rules to force companies to report profit and tax payments country-by-country.
OTTAWA, May 19 - The top aide to Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper abruptly resigned on Sunday over his role in an mounting expenses scandal which is threatening to undermine the Conservative government.
DUBAI, May 19 - Regional shares rallied on Sunday with markets in Kuwait and Doha breaking key psychological levels as gains in U.S. equities and oil prices spurred renewed buying to top off an underlying bullish sentiment.
DHAKA, May 19 - A Bangladesh court on Sunday banned the owner of a garment factory that was destroyed in a fire in November from leaving the country as anger builds up over a string of deadly incidents in which thousands have died.
LONDON, May 19 - British newspapers reported the following business stories on Sunday:
All American Indices
|Symb||Index||Mkt Report||Time||Last||Chg||Chg %|
|.DJI||Dow Jones Industrial Average||View||17 May 2013||15,354.40||+121.18||+0.80%|
|.IXIC||Nasdaq Composite Index||View||17 May 2013||3,498.97||+33.72||+0.97%|
|.TRXFLDUSP||Thomson Reuters Equity US Index||17 May 2013||151.30||+1.53||+1.02%|
|.TRXFLDCAP||Thomson Reuters Equity Canada Index||17 May 2013||235.76||+1.90||+0.81%|
|.GSPTSE||S&P/TSX Composite Index||View||17 May 2013||12,613.05||+105.45||+0.84%|
|.XAX||AMEX Composite Index||View||17 May 2013||2,426.69||-0.78||-0.03%|
|.MXX||MXSE IPC||View||17 May 2013||41,806.73||+45.62||+0.11%|