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U.K. stocks returned on Tuesday from a three-day break with strong gains, as commodity plays surged, with oil prices at a more than two-year high. Miners including Rio Tinto RIO, +3.76% and Anglo American AAL, +4.50%, and energy producers BP BP, +2.17% and Royal Dutch Shell RDSB, +1.73%, helped the FTSE 100 UKX, +1.12% jump …

Stocks fell across Europe on Tuesday as Nasdaq futures tumbled more than 1%, with rising U.S. inflation concerns spooking investor sentiment. The pan-European Stoxx 600 SXXP, -2.18% slipped 2%, after closing at a fresh record high on Monday. In London, the FTSE 100 UKX, -2.23% fell 2.3%, while the CAC 40 PX1, -2.13% in Paris …

Shares of Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp. CTSH, +0.30% inched 0.30% higher to $80.18 Wednesday, on what proved to be an all-around rough trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index SPX, -0.08% falling 0.08% to 4,183.18 and Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, -0.48% falling 0.48% to 33,820.38. This was the stock’s third …

Technically speaking, the major U.S. benchmarks have taken flight to start April, rising amid statistically unusual bullish momentum. In the process, the S&P 500 and Dow Jones Industrial Average have knifed to record highs, while the Nasdaq Composite has staged a potentially consequential trendline breakout. Before detailing the U.S. markets’ wider view, the S&P 500’s …

Shares of Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp. CTSH, -0.57% dropped 0.57% to $78.12 Wednesday, on what proved to be an all-around mixed trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index SPX, +0.36% rising 0.36% to 3,972.89 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, -0.26% falling 0.26% to 32,981.55. Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp. closed …

Shares of Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp. CTSH, -1.49% slipped 1.49% to $78.06 Monday, on what proved to be an all-around mixed trading session for the stock market, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, +0.30% rising 0.30% to 33,171.37 and the S&P 500 Index SPX, -0.09% falling 0.09% to 3,971.09. The stock’s fall snapped a …

Shares of Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp. CTSH, +0.21% inched 0.21% higher to $77.10 Thursday, on what proved to be an all-around positive trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index SPX, +0.52% rising 0.52% to 3,909.52 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, +0.62% rising 0.62% to 32,619.48. This was the stock’s …

Technology companies led losses among U.S. stock futures as investors awaited the Federal Reserve’s latest economic outlook and any signals on interest rates and bond purchases for the next few years. Futures tied to the tech-heavy Nasdaq-100 slipped 1.3%, while S&P 500 futures fell 0.4%. Contracts tied to the Dow Jones Industrial Average were relatively …

An index of the largest technology stocks listed in Hong Kong has dropped 26% in less than three weeks, reflecting how a sudden turn in the market has snowballed into significant losses for investors who piled into popular stocks earlier this year. The Hang Seng Tech Index—which tracks 30 companies including Chinese internet giants Tencent …

Shares of Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp. CTSH, +1.81% advanced 1.81% to $73.71 Friday, on what proved to be an all-around favorable trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index SPX, +1.95% rising 1.95% to 3,841.94 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, +1.85% rising 1.85% to 31,496.30. The stock’s rise snapped a …