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Epic Research Special Stock Market Report 18 December 2017

Global markets at a glance
Wall Street’s three major indexes climbed to record closing highs on Friday with broad-based gains as a long-awaited bill to cut corporate tax rates looked like it would win enough support from lawmakers to pass.US congressional Republicans were expected to release final details of their plan late on Friday, with decisive votes planned for next week after lawmakers who had previously criticized the bill started to voice their support.Republican Senator Bob Corker joined Senator Marco Rubio in signaling support in the late afternoon.

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Epic Research Special Stock Market Report 28 November 2017

Global markets at a glance
Wall Street’s major indexes ended little changed on Monday, retreating modestly from record highs set during the session, as gains for Amazon countered losses in shares of energy companies.The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 22.79 points, or 0.1 percent, to 23,580.78, the S&P 500 lost 1 points, or 0.04 percent, to 2,601.42 and the Nasdaq Composite dropped 10.64 points, or 0.15 percent, to 6,878.52.MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan eased from a decade peak, although it was on track to end November in the black.

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The Nifty50 futures on the Singapore …

Epic Research Special Stock Market Report 24 November 2017

Global markets at a glance
The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 64.65 points, or 0.27 percent, to 3,526.18, the S&P 500 lost 1.95 points, or 0.08 percent, to 2,597.08 and the Nasdaq Composite added 4.88 points, or 0.07 percent, to 6,867.36.The S&P 500 energy index rose 0.4 percent as U.S. crude prices jumped 2.1 percent.Many Federal Reserve policymakers expect interest rates to be raised in the “near term,” according to the minutes of the U.S. central bank’s most recent policy meeting released on Wednesday. Stock investors were not surprised by the
minutes and the market barely moved after their release.…

Epic Research Special Stock Market Report 21 November 2017

Global markets at a glance
US stocks rose on Monday, with Verizon boosting the telecoms sector after the stock got an upgrade, while a deal in semiconductors lifted high-performing tech shares.With no major earnings or economic data scheduled this week, trading volumes were thin and expected to get even quieter leading up to the hanksgiving holiday on Thursday and an early market close on Friday.Overall trading volume was the lightest in a month.

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The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 72.09 points, or 0.31 percent, to 23,430.33, the S&P 500 gained 3.29 points, or 0.13 percent, to 2,582.14 and …

Epic Research Special Stock Market Report 20 November 2017

Global markets at a glance
The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 90.38 points, or 0.39 percent, to 23,367.98, the S&P 500 lost 4.53 points, or 0.18 percent, to 2,581.11 and the Nasdaq Composite dropped 6.85 points, or 0.1 percent, to 6,786.44.The pan-European FTSEurofirst 300 index lost 0.29 percent and MSCI’s gauge of stocks across the globe gained 0.13 percent.In the Treasuries market, the US two-year yield climbed to a new nine-year peak of 1.725 percent. It was last 1.717 percent compared with 1.712 percent on Thursday.

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The Nifty50 futures on the Singapore Stock Exchange were trading 11.5 points …

Epic Research Special Stock Market Report 17 November 2017

Global markets at a glance
Wall Street’s main indexes rose sharply on Thursday boosted by earnings-related gains in Wal-Mart and Cisco,while a tax bill expected to boost corporate earnings passed its first, if smallest, hurdle.Wal-Mart surged as much as 11 percent to a record high of USD 99.68 after reporting its strongest US revenue growth since 2009 and soaring online sales. It ended up 10.9 percent at USD 99.62.

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Ratings agency Moody’s lifted India’s government bond rating to Baa2 from Baa3. The agency also revised its outlook to positive from stable.The decision
to upgrade rating came after one …

Epic Research Special Stock Market Report 16 November 2017

Global markets at a glance
US stocks fell on Wednesday as energy sector shares dropped for a fourth straight session, tracking crude prices,while a late run-up was thwarted by concerns over the passage of a tax revamp after Republican senators were critical of the proposal. Oil prices fell for a fourth session after data showed an unexpected increase in crude and gasoline stockpiles.The S&P 500 energy sector notched a four-day decline of 4 percent, its weakest such period in 14 months.

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The Nifty50 futures on the Singapore Stock Exchange were trading 4 points lower at 10257 indicating a …

Epic Research Special Stock Market Report 15 November 2017

Global markets at a glance
US stock indexes rose on Monday as a sharp drop in General Electric shares was more than offset by gains in high dividend-paying sectors. The Dow Jones
ndustrial Average rose 17.49 points, or 0.07 percent, to 23,439.7, the S&P 500 gained 2.54 points, or 0.10 percent, to 2,584.84 and the Nasdaq Composite added 6.66 points, or 0.1 percent, to 6,757.60, Reuters reported.Asian stocks slipped on Wednesday after weaker crude oil prices took a toll on Wall Street, while the euro kept big gains after enjoying a boost from robust German economic growth.

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Epic Research Special Stock Market Report 14 November 2017

Global markets at a glance
US stock indexes rose on Monday as a sharp drop in General Electric shares was more than offset by gains in high dividend-paying sectors. The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 17.49 points, or 0.07 percent, to 23,439.7, the S&P 500 gained 2.54 points, or 0.10 percent, to 2,584.84 and the Nasdaq Composite added 6.66 points, or 0.1 percent, to 6,757.60, Reuters reported.Roku shares continued to rally, up 28.5 percent on Monday to USD 42.71, more than doubling since the company reported earnings last week.

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The Nifty50 futures on the Singapore Stock Exchange were …