US stock markets

The US stock exchanges are the major financial markets in North America, and the largest in the world. The main exchanges are the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) and Nasdaq. Live market updates are shown in the charts on this page.

Some of the larger Mexican companies whose stocks are traded on the Mexican Stock Exchange are also traded on US markets in ADR form. This allows US investors to directly trade in Mexican stocks on a US stock market with their US stock broker.

Chinese state media urges Canada to defy U.S., free Huawei executive

Canada should distance itself from U.S. "hegemonism" and grant unconditional freedom to Meng ...

Canada warns U.S. not to politicize extradition cases

Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland on Wednesday warned the United States not to politicize ...

Japan rules out asking private firms to avoid telecoms gear that could be malicious

Japan's government has no plan to ask private companies to avoid buying telecommunications ...

Oil prices climb amid signs of easing U.S.-China trade tensions

Oil prices rose on Thursday, buoyed by a drawdown in U.S. crude inventories and signs that China is ...

Asian shares, sterling up on pause in Brexit, trade fears

Asian shares and the pound moved higher on Thursday as investors breathed a sigh of relief after ...