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News by: Himanshu Singh

Overnight Markets: Wall Street gains amid economic optimism

by Himanshu Singh on Nov 27, 2014 at 03:33

Tech shares rose but energy stocks weighed on the market after crude prices continued to flirt with multi-year lows.

Thursday Papers: Oil price fall starts to weigh on banks

by Himanshu Singh on Nov 27, 2014 at 03:30

And the shock departure of Thomas Cook's chief executive wipes £400 million off the value of the tour operator.

Wednesday Papers: Apple joins the one-company $700bn club

by Himanshu Singh on Nov 26, 2014 at 03:00

And Total to face corruption charges in France on Iranian contracts taken between 1990s and 2000s.

Overnight Markets: US stocks close little changed amid mixed data

by Himanshu Singh on Nov 26, 2014 at 02:57

Figures showing the US GDP expanded more than previously forecast in the third quarter was offset by a decline in consumer confidence.

Overnight Markets: US stocks rise on central bank bets

by Himanshu Singh on Nov 25, 2014 at 03:24

Shares advanced on hopes that China will take further accommodative monetary policy action if needed.

Tuesday Papers: BT in £10bn move to reclaim top position

by Himanshu Singh on Nov 25, 2014 at 03:17

And Canadian buyout group Onex has clinched its largest European acquisition after agreeing to pay as much as €3.75 billion for SIG Combibloc.

Monday Papers: Intesa eyes UK with possible bid for Coutts

by Himanshu Singh on Nov 24, 2014 at 03:05

And the World Energy Council has put the UK on a negative watch list over concerns about the security and cost of its energy supplies.

Asian shares gain as China rate cut boosts optimism

by Himanshu Singh on Nov 24, 2014 at 02:59

China slashed benchmark interest rates for the first time since July 2012 as leaders step up support for the world’s second-largest economy.

Sunday Papers: Sun sets on Opec oil dominance

by Himanshu Singh on Nov 23, 2014 at 07:04

And airlines are facing steep increases in their insurance bills in the wake of the two Malaysia Airlines crashes earlier this year.

Saturday Papers: BoE probes money auction rigging fears

by Himanshu Singh on Nov 22, 2014 at 05:47

And world stock markets soared yesterday as China’s central bank moved to head off a sharp slowdown in growth with its first cut in interest rates for two years.

Overnight Markets: Wall Street gains on positive economic data

by Himanshu Singh on Nov 21, 2014 at 04:24

The Dow Jones and S&P 500 finished at record highs after data showed further strength in the US economy and Intel gave an upbeat forecast.

Friday Papers: Osborne abandons bid to block EU bonus cap

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

And RBS fined £56m for IT meltdown

Overnight Markets: Wall Street slips on Fed minutes

by Himanshu Singh on Nov 20, 2014 at 03:37

Shares inched lower after the minutes indicated a debate among policymakers over the outlook for inflation and the economy.  

Thursday Papers: Vote to end beer tie rocks pub groups

by Himanshu Singh on Nov 20, 2014 at 03:35

And Apple is planning to bundle the subscription music service it acquired from Beats into its iOS operating system early next year.

Wednesday Papers: Shell wins $3bn India tax court case

by Himanshu Singh on Nov 19, 2014 at 02:37

And supermarket sales plunge to record low as shoppers ditch Britain's 'Big Four' for German discounters.

Overnight Markets: Healthcare stocks boost Wall Street

by Himanshu Singh on Nov 19, 2014 at 02:26

The Dow Jones and the S&P 500 close at record highs amid speculation the US economy is strong enough to overcome a global slowdown.

Overnight Markets: US stocks little changed amid Japan recession

by Himanshu Singh on Nov 18, 2014 at 03:53

The S&P 500 edged up to close at a record high as deal activity worth $100 billion offset slump in small-cap shares and concern over Japan’s recession.

Tuesday Papers: Qatar looks to back high-speed train plan

by Himanshu Singh on Nov 18, 2014 at 03:49

And David Cameron has said the world is on the brink of a second global economic disaster.

Monday Papers: China opens markets in Hong Kong-Shanghai deal

by Himanshu Singh on Nov 17, 2014 at 03:20

And hedge funds, private equity firms and other parts of the unregulated “shadow banking” world are facing scrutiny over the possible risks they pose to financial stability.

Most Asian stocks fall as Japan enters recession

by Himanshu Singh on Nov 17, 2014 at 03:14

Japanese stocks tumble after the world’s third-largest economy unexpectedly entered recession.

 

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