Global stocks buoyed by record-setting tech shares

Global stocks buoyed by record-setting tech shares

Global stocks kicked off the week on a high note as shares in the US technology industry extended their record-breaking streak. US equities traded positively, with the technology-heavy Nasdaq Composite index riding almost 1 per cent higher in early trading in New York. The broader-based S&P 500 gained 0.7 per cent to build on a four-week advance that has taken Wall Street’s main barometer to a record, wiping out the steep loss caused by the coronavirus crisis. “Big cap tech continues to ride the wave of euphoria and momentum while most other areas of the market that have lagged are... Read More
Schedule and speaker lineup for night 1

Schedule and speaker lineup for night 1

Former U.S. Ambassador to the U.N., Nikki Haley and Sen. Tim Scott to speak on the first night of the 2020 Republican National Convention. Chris Keane | Reuters The 2020 Republican National Convention kicks off Monday as President Donald Trump makes his case for reelection during overlapping national crises.  Many of the speakers, including the president, will deliver remarks from around the country during the four-day event because of the coronavirus pandemic. Parts of the convention will take place in the original site of Charlotte.  Trump will outline his alternatives to the vision Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden detailed … Read More