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News by: Himanshu Singh

Overnight Markets: Wall Street edges higher on Fed

by Himanshu Singh on Sep 18, 2014 at 03:54

Commodity, financial and telephone shares led gains after Fed renewed its pledge to keep interest rates near zero for a "considerable time".

Thursday Papers: Fed renews pledge on low rates

by Himanshu Singh on Sep 18, 2014 at 03:50

And Scotland to face 'decade of economic decline' if it votes yes while a majority of investors surveyed believe that a break-up would be beneficial to the rest of the UK.

Overnight Markets: US stocks climb on energy rally

by Himanshu Singh on Sep 17, 2014 at 04:11

Rising oil prices spurred a rally in energy shares and China’s central bank reportedly started providing about $81 billion in loans to its biggest banks.

Wednesday Papers: Polls put No camp’s lead at four points

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

And fierce price wars between supermarkets helped push inflation further down last month but the drop is expected to bring only limited relief to households.

Overnight Markets: Nasdaq slumps to one-month low on tech shares

by Himanshu Singh on Sep 16, 2014 at 04:10

The Dow Jones rose 44 points and the S&P 500 lost one point as investors cleared the decks for Alibaba's debut planned for later this week.

Tuesday Papers: Blame game starts as Scottish poll looms

by Himanshu Singh on Sep 16, 2014 at 04:04

And Alibaba lifted its IPO range to $66-$68 per share, up from $60-$66 that it had set out last week at the start of its roadshow.

Asian shares decline on China factory data

by Himanshu Singh on Sep 15, 2014 at 03:55

Factory production in China rose 6.9% in August from a year earlier, down from 9% in July and below the 8.8% growth predicted by economists.

Monday Papers: Phones 4U collapses into administration

by Himanshu Singh on Sep 15, 2014 at 03:30

And the Queen has urged the Scots to “think very carefully” before going to the polls in Thursday’s independence referendum in a rare intervention into the political arena.

Sunday Papers: New bank rules 'would raise mortgage costs'

by Himanshu Singh on Sep 14, 2014 at 07:26

And Scottish independence could see thousands of wealthy people start to claim ‘non-domicile’ tax status, experts predict.

Saturday Papers: Investors pull £17bn from UK amid Scottish pressure

by Himanshu Singh on Sep 13, 2014 at 07:13

And Barclays has poached Aviva’s John McFarlane as its chairman in a bid to boost the bank’s spluttering performance.

Overnight Markets: S&P 500 rebounds as oil offsets geopolitical concern

by Himanshu Singh on Sep 12, 2014 at 04:01

However, the Dow Jones dips over rising geopolitical concerns and the timing of possible interest-rate increases.

Friday Papers: Scots warned over decade of doubt

by Himanshu Singh on Sep 12, 2014 at 03:57

And Morrisons' profits dived 51% over the summer after the Bradford-based chain slashed prices on 1,200 items.

Thursday Papers: Obama prepares US for war with Isis

by Himanshu Singh on Sep 11, 2014 at 04:07

And RBS and Lloyds will leave Scotland if it votes for independence.

Overnight Markets: Wall Street rebounds as Apple lifts tech shares

by Himanshu Singh on Sep 11, 2014 at 04:03

The Nasdaq added 34 points after a rally in Apple lifted tech stocks while investors continued to speculate on the timing of interest-rate increases.

Wednesday Papers: Investors pull cash ahead of Scots vote

by Himanshu Singh on Sep 10, 2014 at 03:47

And Mark Carney has warned trade union members that they face higher interest rates next spring.

Overnight Markets: Wall Street down as Apple declines

by Himanshu Singh on Sep 10, 2014 at 03:25

Stocks fell after concerns grew that the Fed may raise interest rates sooner than anticipated and a rally in Apple Inc. disappeared.

Tuesday Papers: Investor concerns grow over Yes victory

by Himanshu Singh on Sep 09, 2014 at 04:02

And Google’s tortuous four-year attempt to escape competition sanctions in Europe was on the brink of collapse after EU rejected a third tentative peace settlement.

Overnight Markets: Energy stocks weigh on Dow Jones and S&P 500

by Himanshu Singh on Sep 09, 2014 at 04:00

A decline in energy shares along with oil prices overshadowed a rally in Yahoo! Inc.

Monday Papers: No camp ‘in chaos’ as Yes vote grows

by Himanshu Singh on Sep 08, 2014 at 04:49

And Britain has for the first time waded in to BP’s legal battle over payouts for the Gulf of Mexico oil spill, saying US court rulings against the energy group raise “grave international comity concerns”.

Asian stocks fluctuate ahead of China trade data

by Himanshu Singh on Sep 08, 2014 at 03:49

Japan’s Topix index rose 0.4% even as gross domestic product contracted an annualised 7.1% in the three months through June.

 

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