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News by: Himanshu Singh

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.

Overnight Markets: Most US stocks fall as energy firms lump

by Himanshu Singh on Nov 04, 2014 at 03:28

Exxon Mobil Corp., Chevron Corp. and Schlumberger Ltd. lost at least 1.5% to pace declines.

Tuesday Papers: Virgin America pushes on with IPO

by Himanshu Singh on Nov 04, 2014 at 03:24

And the new chief of Britain’s electronic spying agency, GCHQ, has accused US technology companies of becoming “the command and control networks of choice” for terrorists.

Monday Papers: Publicis in Sapient talks to expand in US

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

And the risk of runaway climate change can be prevented without seriously denting global economic growth, scientists forecast.

Asia stocks slip as investors weigh earnings

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

The Kospi index fell 0.4% in Seoul, with Hyundai Motor Co. dropping 5.9%, the biggest drag on the gauge, after reporting monthly sales data.

Sunday Papers: Tesco eyes £1bn from bank sale

by Himanshu Singh on Nov 02, 2014 at 04:17

And hedge fund Lone Pine Capital builds £100 million bet on M&S share price fall as the Britain's biggest clothing retailer prepares to unveil another slump in sales.

Saturday Papers: BoJ stuns markets with fresh QE

by Himanshu Singh on Nov 01, 2014 at 06:40

And the Royal Bank of Scotland has earmarked 154 branches for closure this year – at least 5% of its branch network.

 

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