Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) at the start of the trading day in New York
A Kashmiri shopkeeper reads a newspaper outside his closed shop during a strike in Srinagar, Indian controlled Kashmir. Kashmir Traders and Manufacturers Federation (KTMF) called for a shutdown on Monday to protest the government’s alleged failure to rehabilitate flood-hit traders
(From left) Twitter CEO Dick Costolo, chairman and co-founder Jack Dorsey and co-founders Evan Williams and Biz Stone, applaud as the New York Stock Exchange opening bell is rung, Thursday. If Twitter’s bankers and executives were hoping for a surge on the day of the stock’s public debut, they got it.