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News by: Himanshu Singh

Overnight Markets: Wall Street inched higher as blue chips rally

by Himanshu Singh on Apr 16, 2014 at 04:13

Shares gained yesterday as earnings from Coca-Cola Co. and Johnson & Johnson overwhelmed concerns that tensions in Ukraine are worsening.

Wednesday Papers: EU adopts landmark banking reforms

by Himanshu Singh on Apr 16, 2014 at 04:10

And a let-up in petrol price rises helped UK inflation fall to 1.6% in March from 1.7% in February.

Tuesday Papers: Ukraine raises rates to defend economy

by Himanshu Singh on Apr 15, 2014 at 03:53

And Google has bought drone manufacturer Titan Aerospace, as both Google and Facebook are racing to provide internet access with aircraft.

Overnight Markets: Citigroup results boost Wall Street

by Himanshu Singh on Apr 15, 2014 at 03:49

Investors shrugged off geopolitical tensions to buy equities after receiving a boost from solid earnings from Citigroup and a strong pick-up in retail sales last month.

Monday Papers: Slowdown puts 1 billion middle class at risk

by Himanshu Singh on Apr 14, 2014 at 05:14

And insiders at some of the hottest private and publicly traded internet companies unloaded substantial personal stakes ahead of the slump in tech stocks .

Asian shares under pressure amid fresh tension in Ukraine

by Himanshu Singh on Apr 14, 2014 at 05:08

Raw-material companies fell, while telecommunications shares advanced in morning session.

Sunday Papers: Co-op rift risks £383m due to banking arm

by Himanshu Singh on Apr 13, 2014 at 04:04

And if Scotland votes for independence, the UK’s defence and aerospace industries risk losing their status as a big player, says ADS chief.

Saturday Papers: Osborne tightens net on offshore tax evaders

by Himanshu Singh on Apr 12, 2014 at 04:46

And Co-operative Bank's annual report and accounts, issued yesterday, after two delays, showed a £1.3 billion loss.

Overnight Markets: Nasdaq plunges 3% on tech selloff

by Himanshu Singh on Apr 11, 2014 at 04:18

The Dow Jones plummeted 267 points, the S&P 500 lost 39 points and the Nasdaq fell 130 points.

Friday Papers: IMF says UK too reliant on spending

by Himanshu Singh on Apr 11, 2014 at 04:13

And biotechnology companies suffered their biggest one-day share price drop in 30 months.

Thursday Papers: Greece launches sale of five-year bond

by Himanshu Singh on Apr 10, 2014 at 04:34

And Guinea to strip Beny Steinmetz company of lucrative mining concessions after an investigation into corruption.

Overnight Markets: US stocks soar on Fed minutes

by Himanshu Singh on Apr 10, 2014 at 04:29

Stocks ended up more than 1% led by tech shares after Fed minutes eased concern about the timing of future interest-rate increases.

Wednesday Papers: IMF gives Osborne a growth boost

by Himanshu Singh on Apr 09, 2014 at 04:05

And a new “leverage ratio” will force the eight largest US banks to hold a minimum of 5% equity to total assets to absorb losses in a crisis.

Overnight Markets: Wall Street advances as tech shares rally

by Himanshu Singh on Apr 09, 2014 at 04:00

Gains were capped by a decline in banking stocks as regulators finalised the rule to limit banks' reliance on debt.  

Tuesday Papers: Co-op Bank delays 2013 results for second time

by Himanshu Singh on Apr 08, 2014 at 04:08

And a radical overhaul of the national accounts this autumn will double the official measure of household savings.

Overnight Markets: US stocks down as tech shares extend slide

by Himanshu Singh on Apr 08, 2014 at 04:03

The Dow Jones fell 167 points, the S&P 500 lost 20 points and the Nasdaq declined 48 points.

Asian shares snap eight-day rally led by industrials

by Himanshu Singh on Apr 07, 2014 at 04:31

Japan’s Topix index slid 1.2% as the yen held gains and the Bank of Japan begins a two-day policy meeting today.

Monday Papers: BlackRock positions potential successors to Fink

by Himanshu Singh on Apr 07, 2014 at 04:27

And Holcim and Lafarge may sell nearly $5 billion worth of production facilities as they try to offset a regulatory backlash over their proposed $40 billion merger.

Sunday Papers: Mike Ashley snaps up 11% stake in House of Fraser

by Himanshu Singh on Apr 06, 2014 at 05:28

And Numericable, the French cable company backed by the billionaire Patrick Drahi, has prevailed in the battle to take over the mobile operator SFR from Vivendi.

Saturday Papers: Chinese group set to buy House of Fraser

by Himanshu Singh on Apr 05, 2014 at 05:41

And Tesco boss Phil Clarke under pressure after finance director Laurie McIlwee resigned amid speculation the pair had fallen out.

 

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