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News by: Himanshu Singh

Asian shares snap eight-day rally led by industrials

by Himanshu Singh on Apr 07, 2014 at 04:31

Japan’s Topix index slid 1.2% as the yen held gains and the Bank of Japan begins a two-day policy meeting today.

Monday Papers: BlackRock positions potential successors to Fink

by Himanshu Singh on Apr 07, 2014 at 04:27

And Holcim and Lafarge may sell nearly $5 billion worth of production facilities as they try to offset a regulatory backlash over their proposed $40 billion merger.

Sunday Papers: Mike Ashley snaps up 11% stake in House of Fraser

by Himanshu Singh on Apr 06, 2014 at 05:28

And Numericable, the French cable company backed by the billionaire Patrick Drahi, has prevailed in the battle to take over the mobile operator SFR from Vivendi.

Saturday Papers: Chinese group set to buy House of Fraser

by Himanshu Singh on Apr 05, 2014 at 05:41

And Tesco boss Phil Clarke under pressure after finance director Laurie McIlwee resigned amid speculation the pair had fallen out.

Friday Papers: ECB says prepared to embrace QE

by Himanshu Singh on Apr 04, 2014 at 04:28

The Dow Jones closed little changed at 16,573, after hitting an intraday record high of 16,604.

Overnight Markets: US stocks dip as investors wary before jobs report

by Himanshu Singh on Apr 04, 2014 at 04:23

The Dow Jones closed little changed at 16,573, after hitting an intraday record of 16,604.

Overnight Markets: S&P 500 ends at another record on jobs data

by Himanshu Singh on Apr 03, 2014 at 04:41

Shares gained after signs of steady private-sector hiring indicated that the economy was slowly building momentum after a winter-related pullback.

Thursday Papers: Sports Direct shareholders scupper £70m payoff

by Himanshu Singh on Apr 03, 2014 at 04:37

And big institutional investors are taking legal advice about pursuing the City’s financial regulator after its botched disclosure of a market sensitive probe sparked a sell off of insurers’ shares.

Wednesday Papers: Gazprom tightens noose on Ukraine

by Himanshu Singh on Apr 02, 2014 at 04:08

And US federal agents are investigating high-frequency traders as new book reveals high-tech trading tactics they use to make huge profits.

Overnight Markets: Wall Street gains on manufacturing data

by Himanshu Singh on Apr 02, 2014 at 04:05

S&P 500 closes at record after positive data on factory activity showed economic growth was gaining traction following a harsh winter.

Tuesday Papers: Swiss and UK watchdogs step up forex investigations

by Himanshu Singh on Apr 01, 2014 at 04:28

And the UK government's desperation to sell Royal Mail cost taxpayers £750 million in a single day, the National Audit Office has said in a scathing report.

Overnight Markets: US stocks gain on Yellen's statement

by Himanshu Singh on Apr 01, 2014 at 04:24

The S&P 500 Index registered its fifth quarterly gain after Fed Chair Janet Yellen relieved concerns about a rate increase coming earlier than expected and tensions appeared to ease in Ukraine.

 

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