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News by: Himanshu Singh

Sunday Papers: Supermarkets could start to close, warns Waitrose boss

by Himanshu Singh on Nov 16, 2014 at 06:29

And RBS is facing a political row over a plan to hand its former chief executive millions of pounds in share awards - despite its £400 million fine for rigging the foreign exchange market.

Saturday Papers: Forex banks prepare to claw back bonuses

by Himanshu Singh on Nov 15, 2014 at 07:18

And Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway investment outfit is to buy battery maker Duracell.

Overnight Markets: US stocks little changed as energy weighs

by Himanshu Singh on Nov 14, 2014 at 03:52

The Dow industrials closed at a record high on Thursday, boosted by gains in Wal-Mart.

Friday Papers: Barclays’ shareholders wanted forex deal

by Himanshu Singh on Nov 14, 2014 at 03:48

And Lloyds Banking Group is shedding 1,250 jobs as it cuts costs and changes the way it sells insurance products in its branches.

Thursday Papers: Rigging scandal costs six banks $4.3bn

by Himanshu Singh on Nov 13, 2014 at 03:22

And Saudi Arabia's oil minister Ali Naimi has declared that falling oil price is 'purely business' and not a scheme engineered by the kingdom.

Overnight Markets: Dow and S&P 500 end five-day winning streak

by Himanshu Singh on Nov 13, 2014 at 03:17

Utility shares lost ground and energy stocks fell along with oil prices, while the Nasdaq climbed.

Overnight Markets: Dow Jones and S&P 500 set record highs

by Himanshu Singh on Nov 12, 2014 at 03:48

Shares of homebuilders rose after D.R. Horton reported better-than-expected quarterly revenue and said orders jumped 38%.

Wednesday Papers: Bill for shutting nuclear plants will reach $100bn

by Himanshu Singh on Nov 12, 2014 at 03:45

And Yahoo! buys digital video advertising service BrightRoll for $640 million to take on Google and Facebook.

Overnight Markets: US stocks advance on earnings

by Himanshu Singh on Nov 11, 2014 at 04:21

The Dow and S&P 500 extended their run of record high closes as investors watched corporate results and speculated the economy is strong enough to withstand a global slowdown.

Tuesday Papers: Councils set aside £2.3bn as cuts hit

by Himanshu Singh on Nov 11, 2014 at 04:16

And The Gherkin has been sold for more than £700 million to the Safra Group, the company controlled by Brazilian billionaire Joseph Safra.

Monday Papers: Blow for Cameron as UK faces deeper cuts

by Himanshu Singh on Nov 10, 2014 at 03:26

And one-third of mortgage borrowers say they will struggle to meet their repayments if interest rates rise by two percentage points.

Overnight Markets: Most Asian stocks fall ahead of China CPI

by Himanshu Singh on Nov 10, 2014 at 03:21

Shares declined as the yen strengthened, weighing on Japanese shares following a three-week rally.

Sunday Papers: Sainsbury’s to cut stores and dividend

by Himanshu Singh on Nov 09, 2014 at 06:12

And British workers can look forward to proper pay rises over the next two years, during the next stage of the "job-rich" economic recovery, according to the CBI.

Saturday Papers: Plunging rouble fuels Russian crisis fears

by Himanshu Singh on Nov 08, 2014 at 07:34

And George Osborne won more time to settle an outstanding and highly contested £1.7 billion EU budget bill.

Overnight Markets: US stocks gain on ECB stimulus hopes

by Himanshu Singh on Nov 07, 2014 at 03:30

The Dow Jones and S&P 500 hit fresh record closing highs on an indication that the ECB would take more policy action if needed.

Friday Papers: ECB united on €1 trillion liquidity injection

by Himanshu Singh on Nov 07, 2014 at 03:24

And AstraZeneca aims to ward off Pfizer from making a fresh approach for the UK drugmaker.

Thursday Papers: Republicans push for pro-business reform

by Himanshu Singh on Nov 06, 2014 at 03:47

And shares in M&S jumped almost 10% as the high street bellwether raised its dividend and upgraded its forecast for profitability.

Overnight Markets: Wall Street surges on Republican victory

by Himanshu Singh on Nov 06, 2014 at 03:42

The S&P 500 and Dow Jones hit records on hopes that a Republican majority could pass legislation that includes approval of oil and gas pipelines.

Wednesday Papers: Rolls-Royce to shed 2,600 jobs

by Himanshu Singh on Nov 05, 2014 at 03:36

And business leaders attacked a tribunal ruling on Tuesday that gave millions of UK workers the right to extra holiday pay.

Overnight Markets: Drop in oil prices weigh on US stocks

by Himanshu Singh on Nov 05, 2014 at 03:32

The S&P 500 and the Nasdaq closed lower after another big decline in crude prices dragged down energy shares.

 

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