Sensex rallies 689 pts to end at fresh high; Nifty tops 14,350

Maruti was the top gainer in the Sensex pack, rising around 6%, followed by Tech Mahindra, Infosys, UltraTech Cement, PowerGrid and NTPC. Equity benchmark Sensex soared 689 points to end at a fresh all-time high on Friday, led by Infosys, TCS and Reliance amid strong buying sentiment in global equities. The 30-share BSE index closed 689.19 points or 1.43% higher […]

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Canadian Stocks Reach Record as U.S. Blue Wave Boosts Pot Shares

Canadian stocks extended gains on Thursday, driving the country’s benchmark index to an all-time high, buoyed by expectations of further fiscal support after Democrats gained control of the U.S. Senate. The S&P/TSX rose as much as 0.9% to 17,986.03, surpassing the most recent record of 17,944.06 on Feb. 20. The index has climbed four straight days, with marijuana stocks leading […]

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Alnylam: HELIOS-A Phase 3 Study Of Vutrisiran Met Primary And Secondary Endpoints – Quick Facts

Alnylam Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (ALNY) said Thursday that the HELIOS-A Phase 3 study of vutrisiran, met its primary and both secondary endpoints at nine months in patients with hATTR amyloidosis with polyneuropathy. Vutrisiran is an investigational RNAi therapeutic in development for the treatment of transthyretin-mediated (ATTR) amyloidosis. Alnylam said that based on these positive results, it plans to submit a New […]

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U.S. Private Jobs Post First Decline Since April, ADP Data Show

The number of employees at U.S. businesses unexpectedly declined in December for the first time since April, underscoring the immediate economic impact of mounting coronavirus cases across the country. Company payrolls decreased by 123,000 during the month, concentrated in leisure and hospitality and retail, according to ADP Research Institute data released Wednesday. The prior month was revised down slightly to […]

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Tech futures fall as Georgia Senate seats hang in balance

Fox Business Flash top headlines for January 5 Fox Business Flash top headlines are here. Check out what’s clicking on FoxBusiness.com. Stock futures were mixed Wednesday morning, with the tech-heavy Nasdaq declining nearly 2% as investors positioned themselves for Democratic control of the legislative and executive branches. Continue Reading Below Dow Jones Industrial Average futures rose 102 points, a gain of 0.3%, […]

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Raphael Warnock projected to win Georgia runoff against Kelly Loeffler

A version of this story first appeared in CNN Business’ Before the Bell newsletter. Not a subscriber? You can sign up right here. London (CNN Business)After the elections in November, Wall Street put predictions of a “blue wave” aside. Now, investors are once again reckoning with the possibility that for the next two years, Democrats could control both chambers of […]

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Harvard Grad’s Rejection at Central Bank Shows Afghan Disarray

Afghanistan’s inability to confirm a full-time central bank governor for more than a year is adding to economic woes brought on by the pandemic and a surge in Taliban violence. Parliament last month vetoed the appointment of Ajmal Ahmady, who became acting governor in June. Ahmady, who left Afghanistan as a two-year-old in 1980, had completed his MBA in the […]

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NYSE withdraws plans to delist three Chinese phone carriers

The order added to mounting U.S.-Chinese tension over technology, security and spying accusations The New York Stock Exchange has withdrawn plans to remove shares of three Chinese state-owned phone carriers under an order by President Donald Trump that Beijing warned might lead to retaliation. The exchange cited “further consultation” with regulators but its announcement late on January 4 gave no […]

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