NEW YORK - U.S. stocks drifted in Thursday trading as a parade of big companies turn in quarterly results. The Dow Jones industrial average climbed more than 100 points, almost entirely thanks to a strong gain for Visa, the Dow's highest-priced stock.
The U.S. dollar is showing its resilience on Thursday, holding on to a three-week high against a basket of currencies after the Federal Reserve caught the market off-guard with a definite hawkish tone in its policy statement yesterday.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Average U.S. long-term mortgage rates arrested their five-week decline this week but the benchmark 30-year loan remained below 4 percent.
WASHINGTON�The number of new claims for jobless benefits rose last week but remained at historically low levels, supporting other signals of an improving labor market.
NEW DELHI // India's universal health plan that aims to offer guaranteed benefits to every citizen will cost an estimated US$26 billion (Dh95.5bn) over the next four years.