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News by: Himanshu Singh

Wednesday Papers: StanChart hit by high-risk client ban

by Himanshu Singh on Aug 20, 2014 at 05:25

And BHP Billiton is to break up one of the world’s largest collections of mining assets via a stock market spin-off.

Overnight Markets: US stocks extend rally on Home Depot earnings

by Himanshu Singh on Aug 20, 2014 at 05:19

Shares gained after strong housing data and robust earnings from Home Depot overshadowed lingering concerns about the conflict in Ukraine.

Overnight Markets: US stocks gain on homebuilder data

by Himanshu Singh on Aug 19, 2014 at 04:03

Shares rose amid increasing homebuilder confidence and hopes for receding tensions in Russia.

Tuesday Papers: StanChart faces fresh US settlement

by Himanshu Singh on Aug 19, 2014 at 03:58

And average asking price for homes that came on the market last month was 2.9% lower than in July, a record fall for the month of August.

Asian shares oscillate after five-day rally

by Himanshu Singh on Aug 18, 2014 at 03:43

Health-care stocks advanced while banks slid with consumer companies.

Monday Papers: Fed blow to banks over ‘living wills’

by Himanshu Singh on Aug 18, 2014 at 03:36

And the governor of the Bank of England has warned interest rates might start to rise before workers see a sustained real-terms pick up in their pay.

Sunday Papers: Business rates chaos costs £4.2bn

by Himanshu Singh on Aug 17, 2014 at 05:56

And Tesco's stock market value has slipped below £20 billion for the first time in a decade as fears mount that it is about to slash its dividend.

Saturday Papers: Banks warn George Osborne on HMRC tax grab plan

by Himanshu Singh on Aug 16, 2014 at 04:59

And the UK economy is expanding at the fastest pace for six years as official figures revealed it is growing more quickly than previously thought.

Overnight Markets: Wall Street gains as Ukraine concerns ease

by Himanshu Singh on Aug 15, 2014 at 04:32

Conciliatory comments from Russia helped ease tensions in Ukraine and offset some weak earnings.

Friday Papers: Eurozone economy fails to grow in second quarter

by Himanshu Singh on Aug 15, 2014 at 04:30

And Rosneft has asked the Russian government for as much as $42 billion in support, in a clear sign of the growing cost of western sanctions against Moscow.

Thursday Papers: BoE report pushes rate rise bets back

by Himanshu Singh on Aug 14, 2014 at 03:30

And UK government can sue French bank over 'mis-selling' to Northern Rock.

Overnight Markets: Wall Street rises as retail sales fuel Fed bets

by Himanshu Singh on Aug 14, 2014 at 03:27

Slowdown in retail sales boosted speculation the Federal Reserve won’t be forced to raise rates sooner than anticipated.

Wednesday Papers: Russian aid convoy sparks fears of Ukraine escalation

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

And all eyes are on Bank of England's economic forecasts as markets guess when interest rates will rise.

Overnight Markets: US stocks down after two-day rally

by Himanshu Singh on Aug 13, 2014 at 03:58

Shares declined as investors watched geopolitical developments and energy shares sank after Brent crude fell to a 13-month low.

Tuesday Papers: RBS to offload global Coutts division

by Himanshu Singh on Aug 12, 2014 at 03:40

And Iraq’s political crisis intensified on Monday after the country’s president named a new prime minister to replace Nouri al-Maliki.

Overnight Markets: US stocks end up on hopes for Russia relief

by Himanshu Singh on Aug 12, 2014 at 03:34

Investors hoped that Russia's move to send humanitarian aid to Ukraine would ease tensions between the two countries.

Monday Papers: Oil and gas company debt soars

by Himanshu Singh on Aug 11, 2014 at 04:46

And Italy Prime Minister Matteo Renzi said the eurozone’s third-largest economy was on track to hit its EU-mandated budget targets this year.

Asian stocks rebound on Wall Street surge

by Himanshu Singh on Aug 11, 2014 at 04:40

Japanese shares led the gains after Wall Street rallied on an easing of tensions in Ukraine.

Sunday Papers: Jon Moulton circles turbulent Monarch

by Himanshu Singh on Aug 10, 2014 at 04:42

And Punch Taverns is set to formally launch its long-awaited £2.3 billion restructuring tomorrow aimed at securing the future of the 4,000-strong chain.

Saturday Papers: RBS brings curtain down on restructuring unit

by Himanshu Singh on Aug 09, 2014 at 07:39

And British exports have plunged to the lowest level for nearly four years in a bruising setback to hopes of creating a more balanced economy.

 

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