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News by: Himanshu Singh

Overnight Markets: US stocks slide on Malaysian airliner crash news

by Himanshu Singh on Jul 18, 2014 at 03:31

Investors sold stocks in a move to avoid risk as the crash stoked concerns that the conflict in Ukraine might widen.

Friday Papers: Malaysia airliner shot down over Ukraine

by Himanshu Singh on Jul 18, 2014 at 03:25

And the UK competition regulator is set to recommend a full-blown inquiry into small business lending and current accounts.

Thursday Papers: Gold fix to be supervised post-rigging claims

by Himanshu Singh on Jul 17, 2014 at 03:51

And unemployment fell last month as Britain's economy added jobs at an unprecedented pace, according to official figures.

Overnight Markets: Wall Street gains on merger news

by Himanshu Singh on Jul 17, 2014 at 03:47

Time Warner Inc shares surged 17.1% after Twenty-First Century Fox confirmed it made an $80 billion takeover offer for the company that was turned down.

Wednesday Papers: Carney blasts BIS for calling for rate rises in a 'vacuum'

by Himanshu Singh on Jul 16, 2014 at 03:30

And David Cameron will attempt to seize control of one of Europe’s top economic portfolios after his most sweeping cabinet reshuffle in four years.

Overnight Markets: S&P 500 and Nasdaq dip on Yellen's comments

by Himanshu Singh on Jul 16, 2014 at 03:26

And BlackBerry's US-listed shares plunged 4% after the bell following news that IBM will partner exclusively with Apple to sell iPhones and iPads.

Overnight Markets: US stocks end higher on Citi earnings

by Himanshu Singh on Jul 15, 2014 at 04:02

Citigroup shares surged 3% and gave the S&P 500 one of its biggest boosts.

Tuesday Papers: Eurozone risks falling into deflation, IMF warns

by Himanshu Singh on Jul 15, 2014 at 03:59

And Shire succumbs to £31 billion takeover offer from US rival AbbVie.

Monday Papers: US offers immunity to forex traders

by Himanshu Singh on Jul 14, 2014 at 03:55

And Portugal’s central bank has ordered the immediate appointment of a new chief executive and other board members at Banco Espírito Santo.

Asian shares edge up led by healthcare sector

by Himanshu Singh on Jul 14, 2014 at 03:50

Japan’s Topix index rose 0.3%, while Australia’s S&P/ASX 200 Index added 0.5% in morning trade.

Sunday Papers: Let small banks lend more, says Bank of England

by Himanshu Singh on Jul 13, 2014 at 04:55

And Sports tycoon Mike Ashley will this week announce a leap in profits at Sports Direct as he prepares to embark on a ‘blitz’ of acquisitions.

Saturday Papers: Alibaba filing puts value at $133bn

by Himanshu Singh on Jul 12, 2014 at 05:57

And Shire Pharmaceuticals has confirmed it has held talks with US rival AbbVie after the American firm proposed combining the two drug makers in a £30 billion deal.

Overnight Markets: Wall Street falls on Portugal's bank woes

by Himanshu Singh on Jul 11, 2014 at 04:44

Concerns about the financial health of Portugal's top listed bank fuelled demand for haven assets.

Friday Papers: Fed explores overhaul of key rate

by Himanshu Singh on Jul 11, 2014 at 04:39

And US regulators are suing Amazon over accusations that the e-commerce giant unlawfully billed parents for unauthorised digital purchases made by their children.

Overnight Markets: US stocks rise after Fed minutes

by Himanshu Singh on Jul 10, 2014 at 04:20

Shares rebound after Fed minutes showed policymakers have started to detail how the central bank will end its easy monetary policy.

Thursday Papers: Vince Cable orders review into sell-off of state assets

by Himanshu Singh on Jul 10, 2014 at 04:17

And the BBC has offered to let its commercial competitors bid for hundreds of millions of pounds in programming budgets.

Wednesday Papers: Citi to pay $7bn to resolve US probe

by Himanshu Singh on Jul 09, 2014 at 04:54

And UK economic recovery suffered a setback yesterday with May seeing the biggest monthly fall in manufacturing output for 16 months.

Overnight Markets: Wall Street falls on earnings caution

by Himanshu Singh on Jul 09, 2014 at 04:51

The Nasdaq slipped the most in two months as investors turned cautious before the start of earnings season.

Tuesday Papers: ECB under pressure to rein in ‘crazy’ euro

by Himanshu Singh on Jul 08, 2014 at 04:22

And Anglo American has agreed to sell a 50% stake in UK joint venture Lafarge Tarmac to its French partner Lafarge for £885 million.

Overnight Markets: US stocks retreat ahead of earnings season

by Himanshu Singh on Jul 08, 2014 at 04:18

Cyclical stocks, which are tied to the pace of economic growth, ranked among the weakest of the day.

 

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