Investor's Business Daily - 1 Stocks rose amid upbeat industrial news from China that bolstered hopes for a broad global recovery. The Nasdaq climbed 0.7%, down from 1.2% at session peak. The S&P 500 rose 0.5%, while the Dow and NYSE composite gained 0.4% each. Volume fell across the board. Gold and oil prices rose. The bond market was closed for Veterans Day.
Reuters - Toronto's main stock index was higher on Wednesday morning in a broad rally as shares of Suncor Energy and other oil companies rose on higher oil prices, while gold-mining stocks were also up. Suncor Energy, the biggest contributor to the gain, was up 0.8 percent at C$37.15. Shares of fellow oil company Canadian Natural Resources rose 0.8 percent to C$71.42.
Reuters - Toronto's main stock index was higher on Wednesday morning in a broad rally as shares of Suncor Energy and other oil companies rose on higher oil prices, while gold-mining stocks were also up.
Reuters - Wall Street was set to open higher on Wednesday as better-than-expected economic data from China and comments from Federal Reserve officials on continued low interest rates buoyed investors' appetite for riskier investments.
AP - European stock markets rose sharply Wednesday and Wall Street was expected to rise on the open, helped by strong earnings from French bank Credit Agricole SA and a surprise increase in British employment levels.
Reuters - Stock index futures pointed to a higher opening on Wall Street on Wednesday, with futures for the S&P 500 up 0.9 percent, Dow Jones futures up 0.8 percent and Nasdaq 100 futures up 0.8 percent at 4:54 a.m. EST.
Reuters - The dollar hit a fresh 15-month low and world stocks held near a three-week high on Wednesday after remarks from Federal Reserve officials reinforced the view that U.S. interest rates will remain near zero for some time.
AP - Asian stock markets were mostly higher Wednesday after figures from China and Japan showed the region's two biggest economies were on track to recovering from the global downturn. European shares also traded higher.