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News by: Himanshu Singh

Sunday Papers: ‘Take forex rigging fines out of bonuses’

by Himanshu Singh on Dec 21, 2014 at 04:14

And Black Friday was followed by Panic Saturday as shoppers thronged town centres preparing to spend an estimated £1.2 billion on last-minute gifts before Christmas Day.

Saturday Papers: Obama says Sony ‘made mistake’ in pulling film

by Himanshu Singh on Dec 20, 2014 at 05:29

And Richard Desmond is exploring a sale of the Daily Express, in what would amount to the biggest British national newspaper deal for a decade.

Friday Papers: Aer Lingus rejects bid from IAG

by Himanshu Singh on Dec 19, 2014 at 02:46

And the North Sea oil industry is ‘close to collapse’ due to the plunging price of crude.

Overnight Markets: Wall Street surges amid global rally

by Himanshu Singh on Dec 19, 2014 at 02:40

Technology shares posted the sharpest gains, boosted by a 10.2% rise in Oracle and a 5.2% advance in Accenture.

Overnight Markets: Wall Street rallies on Fed comment

by Himanshu Singh on Dec 18, 2014 at 04:07

Energy shares jumped after the US central bank said it would take a patient approach towards raising interest rates.

Thursday Papers: US moves to restore relations with Cuba

by Himanshu Singh on Dec 18, 2014 at 04:03

And the US Federal Reserve last night hinted that it will raise interest rates by the middle of next year.

Overnight Markets: Wall Street closes lower amid volatile session

by Himanshu Singh on Dec 17, 2014 at 04:13

Shares declined as companies from Microsoft to Google led a selloff in technology shares that overshadowed gains in oil producers.

Wednesday Papers: Russia lurches towards financial crisis

by Himanshu Singh on Dec 17, 2014 at 04:09

And Carney has promised to put banks’ emerging market exposures under the spotlight in Britain’s next round of stress tests.

Tuesday Papers: Oil price fall threatens $1tn of projects

by Himanshu Singh on Dec 16, 2014 at 03:38

And Russia’s central bank raises interest rates by 6.5 percentage points to 17% to halt the rouble’s freefall on the foreign exchanges.

Overnight Markets: Falling oil prices weigh on US stocks

by Himanshu Singh on Dec 16, 2014 at 03:35

Utilities and health-care stocks, the best-performing sectors in the S&P 500 this year, slid more than the broader index.

Asian shares decline amid growth concern

by Himanshu Singh on Dec 15, 2014 at 03:34

Stocks inched lower on concern that a plunging oil price signals weakness in the outlook for global economic growth.

Monday Papers: Abe strengthens grip in Japanese election

by Himanshu Singh on Dec 15, 2014 at 03:30

And PayPal is pushing to expand into the alternative lending market popularised by faster growing start-ups such as Lending Club.

Sunday Papers: Energy bill freeze will have 'unintended consequences'

by Himanshu Singh on Dec 14, 2014 at 05:00

And Tesco has sent shockwaves through the supermarket sector with its plan to slash prices and dismantle the controversial system of demanding payments from suppliers.

Saturday Papers: Oil price fall sparks market turmoil

by Himanshu Singh on Dec 13, 2014 at 07:01

And Repsol is aiming to acquire Talisman Energy of Canada, in a deal that would value the target’s equity at up to $8 billion.

Overnight Markets: Wall Street surges on retail sales data

by Himanshu Singh on Dec 12, 2014 at 03:46

Better-than-forecast data on retail sales and unemployment boosted confidence in the economy to overshadow a renewed selloff in oil.

Friday Papers: UK turns into nation of online shoppers

by Himanshu Singh on Dec 12, 2014 at 03:43

And Google is shutting down its news service in Spain in one of the tech company’s most defiant responses yet to an increasingly hostile legal and political environment in Europe.

Thursday Papers: Oil price falls below $65

by Himanshu Singh on Dec 11, 2014 at 03:25

And City watchdog lambasted over insurance fiasco that wiped billions of pounds from the industry.

Overnight Markets: Wall Street plunges as energy renews decline

by Himanshu Singh on Dec 11, 2014 at 03:21

The S&P 500 sank the most in seven weeks as another big drop in oil prices hammered energy shares.

Wednesday Papers: Greek election fears spark 15% market fall

by Himanshu Singh on Dec 10, 2014 at 03:05

And global stock markets tumbled as Greece called for a snap election reigniting threat to the global financial stability.

Overnight Markets: S&P 500 erases early gains to close flat

by Himanshu Singh on Dec 10, 2014 at 03:00

A rally among energy and technology shares offset concerns about global weakness and political turmoil.

 

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