Nasdaq Composite

US stocks suffer worst first half for 30 years

Stocks in the United States have ended the worst first half in 30 years, with analysts seeing little reason for a rebound in the next three months after a rash of corporate scandals.

Sunday, 30 June, 2002, 12:00am

Nasdaq worries pare prices

The Indian share market closed sharply lower yesterday, with large trader selling before the Bombay Stock Exchange's weekly settlement today offsetting fund buying.

In addition, concerns over the Nasdaq Composite Index's possible reaction to the release of United States gross domestic product data later yesterday further undermined sentiment.

28 Apr 2000 - 12:00am

Losses erased after bargain hunters move in

Malaysian shares closed higher yesterday after late bargain hunting erased losses from extended forced selling.

The Composite Index finished 5.04 points firmer at 892.92.

The Emas Index rose 2.33 points to 229.99 while the Second-Board Index gained 5.32 points to 247.49.

Gainers trounced losers by 585 to 148, with 118 other counters unchanged.

26 Apr 2000 - 12:00am

Election results, weakness on Nasdaq affect sentiment

Share prices in South Korea closed sharply lower in thin trade yesterday as sentiment continued to be dampened by the Nasdaq Composite Index's sustained fall and the opposition Grand National Party's victory in Thursday's general election.

15 Apr 2000 - 12:00am