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News by: Himanshu Singh

Overnight Markets: US stocks snap six-day winning streak

by Himanshu Singh on Apr 24, 2014 at 04:16

Shares declined after reports showed weakness in home sales and global manufacturing.

Thursday Papers: Deutsche Bank under pressure to raise capital

by Himanshu Singh on Apr 24, 2014 at 04:09

And the mood in Britain's factories is at its most upbeat in more than 40 years, a survey by the CBI shows.

Overnight Markets: Wall Street gains on upbeat earnings reports

by Himanshu Singh on Apr 23, 2014 at 04:28

Shares rose as solid earnings reports from Netflix Inc. to Harley-Davidson Inc. topped estimates.

Wednesday Papers: Deals fever grips pharmaceuticals industry

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

And Vince Cable has issued a stark warning to Britain's leading boardrooms that they need to crack down on bonuses to restore public trust.

Tuesday Papers:Ackman in bid for Botox maker Allergan

by Himanshu Singh on Apr 22, 2014 at 04:32

And AstraZeneca brings in Wall Street 'defenders' amid speculation the drug maker could receive a new approach from Pfizer.

Overnight Markets: Wall Street gains ahead of key earnings reports

by Himanshu Singh on Apr 22, 2014 at 04:27

Investors remained cautious after a strong rally last week and before a slew of key earnings releases this week.

Asian shares subdued amid tensions in Ukraine

by Himanshu Singh on Apr 21, 2014 at 08:25

Investors remained cautious in the absence catalysts and amid tensions in Ukraine as several markets remained closed for the Easter holiday.

Monday Papers: Pfizer eyes AstraZeneca to create industry giant

by Himanshu Singh on Apr 21, 2014 at 08:21

And number of fines imposed by City regulator to senior executives in the financial services sector for misconduct or breach of rules dropped by 40%.

Sunday Papers: RBS report on treatment of SMEs accused of being partial

by Himanshu Singh on Apr 20, 2014 at 04:21

And the Financial Conduct Authority is looking to change the listing rules so a majority investor has to get the support of smaller shareholders to take a company private.

Saturday Papers: BlackRock challenges UK pension providers

by Himanshu Singh on Apr 19, 2014 at 05:21

And Barclays faces a barrage of shareholder anger over excessive pay following another troubling year for the bank.

Friday Papers: RBS cleared of forcing clients into insolvency

by Himanshu Singh on Apr 18, 2014 at 04:48

And America’s two largest former investment banks report increased earnings but Morgan Stanley's profits rise and Goldman's fall.

Overnight Markets: S&P 500 and Nasdaq rise on earnings

by Himanshu Singh on Apr 18, 2014 at 04:45

Shares eked out modest gains as results from General Electric and Morgan Stanley beat estimates.

Overnight Markets: US stocks advance on Yellen comments

by Himanshu Singh on Apr 17, 2014 at 04:08

Shares rose after Fed Chair Janet Yellen reaffirmed the central bank's commitment to keeping interest rates low and Yahoo! earnings topped estimates.

Thursday Papers: EU sanctions push on Russia falters

by Himanshu Singh on Apr 17, 2014 at 04:00

And UK interest rates are expected to climb to 1.75% next year, according to a Treasury survey of City economists.

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.

 

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