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News by: Himanshu Singh

Wednesday Papers: Greek election fears spark 15% market fall

by Himanshu Singh on Dec 10, 2014 at 03:05

And global stock markets tumbled as Greece called for a snap election reigniting threat to the global financial stability.

Overnight Markets: S&P 500 erases early gains to close flat

by Himanshu Singh on Dec 10, 2014 at 03:00

A rally among energy and technology shares offset concerns about global weakness and political turmoil.

Tuesday Papers: BP fails in US Supreme Court gulf appeal

by Himanshu Singh on Dec 09, 2014 at 03:48

And falling oil prices and rising dollar hammered the emerging market currencies to the record low. 

Overnight Markets: Energy shares lead Wall Street lower

by Himanshu Singh on Dec 09, 2014 at 03:43

The S&P 500 posted its biggest daily percentage drop since 22 October as concerns about global growth added to the bearish tone.

Asian stocks gain as US payrolls data boosts optimism

by Himanshu Singh on Dec 08, 2014 at 03:35

Japanese equities rose today even as the economy shrank an annualised 1.9% in the third quarter.

Monday Papers: BIS sounds alarm over resurgent dollar

by Himanshu Singh on Dec 08, 2014 at 03:29

And the Bank of England said mortgage borrowers could handle rate rise, marking a significant shift in its stance.

Sunday Papers: Activists plot share raid on Sainsbury's

by Himanshu Singh on Dec 07, 2014 at 04:58

And Energy secretary Ed Davey says action to tackle climate change could make fossil fuel companies the "sub-prime assets of the future".

Saturday Papers: US heads for best jobs growth year since 1999

by Himanshu Singh on Dec 06, 2014 at 04:03

And the euro crashed to its lowest level against the US dollar for more than two years last night.

Friday Papers: GSK drops plan to sell older drugs

by Himanshu Singh on Dec 05, 2014 at 03:02

And the ECB paralysed by split as irreversible deflation trap draws closer with Draghi clearly lacking the crucial German support for launching full-blown QE.

Overnight Markets: Energy leads US stocks lower on ECB stimulus plans

by Himanshu Singh on Dec 05, 2014 at 02:59

The S&P 500 fell as much as 0.6% before rebounding and briefly turned positive.

Overnight Markets: Wall Street rises on upbeat services sector data

by Himanshu Singh on Dec 04, 2014 at 03:39

Both the Dow Jones and S&P 500 ticked to intraday records in a quiet session ahead of a key meeting of the ECB.

Thursday Papers: Osborne launches £8bn tax raid on big business

by Himanshu Singh on Dec 04, 2014 at 03:36

Ed Balls brushed aside the chancellor’s eye-catching tax cuts for home buyers and got straight to the heart of the problems facing his rival.

Wednesday Papers: French bank dumps British assets

by Himanshu Singh on Dec 03, 2014 at 03:03

And Aviva has agreed to take over Friends Life in a £5.6 billion deal that will create the UK’s biggest insurer.

Overnight Markets: Wall Street rises led by energy shares

by Himanshu Singh on Dec 03, 2014 at 02:59

Exxon Mobil and Chevron were among the largest gainers on both the Dow and the S&P, up about 2% each.

Tuesday Papers: Rouble suffers worst fall since 1998 crisis

by Himanshu Singh on Dec 02, 2014 at 03:12

And BG Group cuts chief executive Helge Lund’s £25 million ‘golden hello’ following the shareholder opposition for breaching oil and gas group’s remuneration policy.

Overnight Markets: Black Friday and China data weigh on Wall Street

by Himanshu Singh on Dec 02, 2014 at 03:09

Industrials were the biggest decliners, pressured by manufacturing data that still pointed to sluggish demand.

Monday Papers: Pimco suffers $100 billion in redemptions

by Himanshu Singh on Dec 01, 2014 at 03:21

And French cable and telecommunications group Altice agreed on €7.4 billion Brazilian deal for Portugal Telecom unit, Oi.

Asian stocks decline on China PMI data

by Himanshu Singh on Dec 01, 2014 at 03:18

However, Japan's Nikkei share average rose to a fresh seven-year high as strong corporate spending lifted sentiment.

 

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