Money News: DOW, NASDAQ, S&P and Top Ten World Markets Close Up

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The DOW Jones Industrial continued to keep the bull market running as the world markets kept pace with the New York Stock Exchange managing to close with impressive rallies for the third straight week.

The DOW opened Monday down at 16,980.57 and experienced twin rallies as the DOW managed to claw its way out midday decline to close Monday up at 17,073.95.

Tuesday opened down at 16,951.43 losing 122 points. By mid-0day the DOW had rebounded to 17,067.29 gaining nearly the openings loss. The DOW fell immediately and ended the day down at 16,964.10.

Opening Wednesday strong on the bounce, at 17,034.91, the DOW gained 70 points. The DOW struggled in a rally/decline pattern throughout the day to end the day for a loss at 17,000.36.

The DOW opened Thursday up on the rally at 17,053.06 and continued to 17,107.23. By 9:00am the DOW began its decent, falling by mid-morning to 16,900.45. A mild rally gave way to a deeper decline with the DOW experiencing the week low of 16,830.42 at noon.

The DOW experienced a solid rally mid-afternoon Thursday to end the day at 16,995.13.

Opening Friday, at 17,103.67 on the bounce, the DOW rallied and didn’t look back continuing throughout the day to close at 17, 213.31, the week high.

The DOW closed the trading week up with steady double digit gains at 17,213.31 (+218.18/+1.28%). The DOW held a day range of 17,014.99-to-17,220.09.

Gainers Builders Finisar Corp (+2.97/+20.95%) with a closing price of $17.15 per share, Ultra Salon Cosmetics & Fragrance Inc closing up at $191.62 per share for a gain of (+28.23/+17.28%), Editas Medicine Inc closing up at $31.25 price per share (+4.51/+16.87%) and Horizon Pharma PLC closing up at $18.63 per share for a gain of (+2.15/+13.05%).

Losers for the week include Liberty TripAdvisor Holdings Inc closing down at $21.33 per share for a loss of (-2.25/-9.54%), Acorda Therapeutics Inc closing down at $32.00 with a loss of (-2.71/-7.81%), Liberty Media Corporation (-2.23/-5.52%) with a closing price of $38.14, and Advanced Accelerator Applications SA closing down at $32.56 for a loss (-1.42/-4.18%).

Active for the week included Sirius XM Holdings Inc in solid trading for the week moved 53.62M shares closing up at $3.91 per share for a gain of (+0.77%), Microsoft Corp, in strong trading moved 32.28M shares, to close up at $53.07 per share for gain of (+1.96%), Apple Inc in solid trading moved 27.41M shares closing up at $102.26 per share for a gain of (+1.08%), Intel Corp in medium trading moved 22.81M shares closing up at $31.76 per share with a loss of (-0.61%).

The NASDAQ closed up at 4,748.7 for a gain of (+86.31/+1.85%).

The S&P 500 also closed up at 2,022.19 for a gain of (+32.62/+1.64%).

World Markets

The Ten most watched global markets ended the week up. All major New York Markets, the DOW Jones Industrial and the S&P500 closed up. The NASDAQ closed up.In the Americas, Mexico’s IPC and Canada's S&P TSX Composite both closed up.

The three top ten watched Central European Markets, London’s FTSE 100, Germany’s DAX and CAC 40 of France all closed up.

The highly traded Asian Markets finally escaped the bear’s grasped. The Sensex of India closed up. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng, the Shanghai Composite and the highly traded Japanese Nikkei 225 also closed up.

Nikkei 225

The Japanese Nikkei 225, the stock market index for the Tokyo Stock Exchange, began the Monday down and struggled the first two days against the strong fluctuating market ending the week with an impressive rally and solid gains to close the trading week up.

Stocks opened Monday up, 16,949.63 and experienced a lackluster day of mild trading, small rallies and small declines.  immediately fell throughout the day to close down at 16,026.76.

Opening Tuesday, at 16,890.34, the Nikkei began to fall and with velocity, plummeted nearly 300 points to 16,601.84 before mid-day. A strong afternoon rally closed the Nikkei out at 16,783.15.

The Nikkei opened Wednesday down, at 16,553.35, a loss of 230 points. The Nikkei struggled Wednesday to shake to market drag. A mild rally closed the day up at 16,642.20.

Thursday opened up on the bounce at 16,773.41 and continued to rally closing the day at 16,852.35.

Opening Friday, down at 16,622.58, the Nikkei experienced an impressive rally reaching 17,010.55, the week high before 1:00PM. A mild decline with a small day’s end bounce closed the trading week up.

The Nikkei 225 closed the trading week up at 16,938.87 with double digit gains of (+86.52/+0.51%).

Gainers for the week include Sekisui House Ltd (+83.50/+4.57%), Resona Holdings Inc (+16.80/+4.12%), Shinsei Bank Ltd (+6.00/+4.11%) and Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group Inc (+125.00/+3.56%).

Losers for the week included Taskashimaya Co Ltd (-50.00/-5.20%), Kansai Electric Power Co Inc (-42.50/-4.06%), Kubota Corp (-42.50/-2.69%), Screen Holdings Co Ltd (-21.00/-2.43%).

Active on the Nikkei 225 include Mizuho Financial Group Inc in strong trading, moved 207.46M shares to close up at ¥183.70 for a gain of (+2.47%), Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group Inc in strong trading moved 149.29M shares to close up at ¥554.30 for a gain of 3.49%, Kobe Steel Ltd, moving 53.26M shares to close up at ¥102.00 for a gain of (+2.00%), Toshiba Corp in medium trading moved 48.05M shares to close up at ¥207.10 for a gain (+1.42%),

FTSE 100

The FTSE 100, the indicator for the London Markets, had a roller coaster week with the market falling into a volatile jagged pattern of impressive rally/sharp declines and did not follow the global markets and still managed to close the week up.

Opening up on Monday at 6,204.53, the week high, the FTSE moved quickly with sharp, jagged quick rallies and sharp declines to close Monday out at 6,182.40 with minimal losses.

The FTSE opened Tuesday down 50 points on the bounce at 6132.68 and following the Monday pattern of quick, sharp gains, and jagged declines the FTSE closed at 6,125.56 rebounding to regain nearly the entire day’s losses.

Stocks opened Wednesday up on the bounce and be mid-morning had recovered for the previous day’s losses at 6,173.97. The gains were short lived as the FTSE closed out the day at 6,146.32.

Opening slightly down on Thursday, at 6,140.34, the FTSE hit a snag, unable to shake off the sluggish pattern before mid-morning had fallen to 6,128.02. The FTSE managed to shake off the sluggish movement and rallied hitting he week high of 6,199.24. Immediately falling the FTSE plummeted to the week low of 6,036.70.

The FTSE opened Friday up on the bounce at 6,141.99 and managed to steady out with only minor declines and gains to end the week with impressive triple digit gains.

A FTSE closed the trading up at 6,199.43 with double digit gains of (+68.97/+1.13%).

Gainers in the FTSE 100 include Avivia PLC (+29.60/+6.35%), St. James Place PLC (+40.50/+4.75%), Hargreaves Lansdown PLC (+54.00/+4.43), RSA Insurance Group PLC (+19.00/+4.37%).

Losers include Mark & Spencer Group PLC (-8.60/-2.11%), Old Mutual PLC (-3.30/-1.78%), Rangold resources LTD (-35.00/-0.55%) and Shire PLC (-7.00/-0.1s8%).

Active on the FTSE 100 included Glencore PLC, in strong trading, moved 133.98M shares to close up at €160.00 per share for a gain of (+11.89%), Lloyd Banking Group PLC moving 97.93M shares in strong trading, closed up at €73.24 for a gain of (+0.91%), Barclays PLC in strong trading moved 73.76M shares to close up at €174.30 for a gain of (+4.81%), Vodafone Group PLC, in medium trading moved 44.65M shares to close even at €221.25 per share for a gain/loss of (+/-0.00%).

Hang Seng Index 

The Hang Seng Index opened the trading week up at 20,306.09, and began a roller coaster ride of impressive rallies followed by deep declines, and experienced an end of week burst to close the week with impressive triple digit gains.

The Hang Seng opened Monday at 20,306.09, the week high, and immediately dropped more than 200 points before mid-morning, rallied, shaking off the hindrance and managed to close Monday with a loss of 153 points at 20,159.72. 

The Hang Seng opened Tuesday down, falling 20 points, 20,132.10, by 8:15AM, the Hong Kong market didn’t stop and by 9:45AM had fallen to 19,945.11. By days end a small rally brought the Hang Seng up at 20,011.58 for a day loss of 111 points.  

The Hang Seng opened Wednesday down and by 8:30AM bottomed out at the week low of 19,850.80. A minor rally brought the sluggish Hang Seng rebounding with minor gains. By the end of trading the Hang Seng had gained 146.00 to close at 19,996.26.

Thursday opened strong on the bounce, rebounding to 20,146.08 before mid-morning. A brief return to the rally/decline pattern closed the day down at 19,929.50 for a loss of 116points.

The Hang Seng opened Friday on the bounce up and by mid-morning the Hang Sang had regained the recent losses and continued a strong rally shaking off the sluggish pattern of the week, the Hong Kong market managed to close the trading week out with an impressive triple digit gain.  

The Hang Seng closed up at 20,199.60 with triple digit gain of (+215.18/+1.08%).

Gainers on the Hang Seng Index include CITIC Ltd (+1.04/+9.22%), China Resources Beer (Holdings) Co Ltd (+0.54/+3.71%), Galaxy Entertainment Group Ltd (+0.75/+2.86%), China Overseas Land & Investment Ltd (+0.70/+2.79%)

Losers for the week include Belle International Holding Ltd, (-0.42/-7.92%), Tingyi (Cayman Islands) Holding Corp, (-0.16/-2.09%), Hang Lung Properties Ltd (-0.02/-0.14%) and Hengan International Group Co Ltd (-0.05/-0.08%).

Active trading on the Hang Seng Hong Kong Index includes Bank of China Ltd, in strong trading moved 435.75M shares to close up at HK$3.11 (+0.97%), China Construction Bank Corp, in strong trading, moved 407.26M shares to close up at HK$4.80 (+0.21%), Industrial and Commercial Bank of China, in strong trading, moved 295.43M shares to close up at HK$4.15 (+0.73%), China Petroleum & Chemical Corp, in strong trading moved 95.15M shares to close up HK$4.95 (+1.85%).

Source: Bing Finance

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