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News by: Himanshu Singh

Telecoms sector leads Asian stocks higher

by Himanshu Singh on Jul 28, 2014 at 04:38

Shares rose as profit at industrial companies in China increased by 17.9% in June from a year earlier, after gaining 8.9% in May.

Monday Papers: GSK opens issue of spinning off consumer division

by Himanshu Singh on Jul 28, 2014 at 04:33

And Lloyds Banking Group is to set aside another £500 million to compensate customers mis-sold payment protection insurance.

Sunday Papers: Malaysia Airlines in brand overhaul

by Himanshu Singh on Jul 27, 2014 at 05:16

And the UK Government is expected to launch the "14th onshore licensing round", inviting companies to bid for fracking rights in previously untouched areas.

Saturday Papers: Destination Maternity abandons Mothercare bid

by Himanshu Singh on Jul 26, 2014 at 08:10

And UK’s second quarter GDP growth of 0.8% means total economic output was 0.2% points bigger than in the first quarter of 2008, its previous peak.

Overnight Markets: Wall Street closes flat on mixed earnings

by Himanshu Singh on Jul 25, 2014 at 04:17

However, the S&P 500 set another record closing high as Facebook rallied on higher revenue.

Friday Papers: Balfour Beatty and Carillion in £3bn merger talks

by Himanshu Singh on Jul 25, 2014 at 04:11

And junk bond returns head for worst month in nearly a year as bull run stalls.

Thursday Papers: Carney highlights interest rate rise risks

by Himanshu Singh on Jul 24, 2014 at 03:18

And Big Six energy suppliers could be broken up by investigation into profits and prices, as Competition and Markets Authority sets out its concerns about the sector.

Overnight Markets: S&P 500 hits record on Apple results

by Himanshu Singh on Jul 24, 2014 at 03:14

However, Boeing weighed on the Dow and conflicts in Ukraine and the Gaza Strip kept the broader market's gains in check.

Overnight Markets: Wall Street gains on earnings data

by Himanshu Singh on Jul 23, 2014 at 04:25

The S&P 500 hit an intraday record boosted by better-than-expected inflation and housing reports and amid upbeat earnings reports.

Wednesday Papers: StanChart expansion grinds to a halt

by Himanshu Singh on Jul 23, 2014 at 04:22

And a dispute over two warships France is building for Russia is threatening to overshadow a high-stakes meeting of EU foreign ministers.

Tuesday Papers: Tesco bows to City and loses CEO

by Himanshu Singh on Jul 22, 2014 at 04:13

And the Serious Fraud Office has launched a criminal investigation into alleged rigging of the £3 trillion-a-day foreign exchange markets           .

Overnight Markets: Wall Street falls amid Ukraine concerns

by Himanshu Singh on Jul 22, 2014 at 04:09

Concern tension in Ukraine could lead to deeper sanctions against Russia kept investors on the sidelines before major earnings reports.

Monday Papers: Putin handed ultimatum over crash site

by Himanshu Singh on Jul 21, 2014 at 03:56

And RJ Reynolds, America’s second biggest tobacco company, has been ordered to pay $23.6 billion in punitive damages to the widow of a cigarette smoker who died of lung cancer.

Asian shares gain on upbeat US corporate earnings report

by Himanshu Singh on Jul 21, 2014 at 03:52

Technology and industrial shares led the advance amid a global rebound as investors set aside geopolitical concerns.

Sunday Papers: United Biscuits and Birds Eye chew flotation

by Himanshu Singh on Jul 20, 2014 at 05:22

And the UK remains the most attractive destination in Europe for foreign business investment, winning almost 1,800 new projects in the past year.

Saturday Papers: Espirito Santo International files for creditor protection

by Himanshu Singh on Jul 19, 2014 at 07:27

And revenues at Google’s British operation surged 22% to $1.62 billion in the three months to June, in a positive sign for the wider UK economy.

Overnight Markets: US stocks slide on Malaysian airliner crash news

by Himanshu Singh on Jul 18, 2014 at 03:31

Investors sold stocks in a move to avoid risk as the crash stoked concerns that the conflict in Ukraine might widen.

Friday Papers: Malaysia airliner shot down over Ukraine

by Himanshu Singh on Jul 18, 2014 at 03:25

And the UK competition regulator is set to recommend a full-blown inquiry into small business lending and current accounts.

Thursday Papers: Gold fix to be supervised post-rigging claims

by Himanshu Singh on Jul 17, 2014 at 03:51

And unemployment fell last month as Britain's economy added jobs at an unprecedented pace, according to official figures.

Overnight Markets: Wall Street gains on merger news

by Himanshu Singh on Jul 17, 2014 at 03:47

Time Warner Inc shares surged 17.1% after Twenty-First Century Fox confirmed it made an $80 billion takeover offer for the company that was turned down.

 

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