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News by: Himanshu Singh

Most Asian stocks gain as oil rebounds

by Himanshu Singh on Jan 19, 2015 at 03:13

However, Chinese shares retreat amid disappointing economic data from Beijing.

Monday Papers: Uber vows to create 50,000 jobs in Europe

by Himanshu Singh on Jan 19, 2015 at 03:10

And banks and Congress blast US President Obama's plan to tax Wall Street and wealthy.

Sunday Papers: UK interest rates unlikely to rise until 2016, say economists

by Himanshu Singh on Jan 18, 2015 at 05:02

And Infrastructure investment group John Laing is expected to return to the public markets in a flotation that could see it valued at up to £1 billion.

Saturday Papers: ECB set to bow to German pressure over QE

by Himanshu Singh on Jan 17, 2015 at 06:06

And Goldman Sachs reported lower profits for the fourth quarter, as fixed income trading revenues tumbled.

Friday Papers: Swiss stun markets and scrap franc ceiling

by Himanshu Singh on Jan 16, 2015 at 03:08

And Tullow Oil is to book its biggest ever write-off of $2.7 billion before tax after conceding that previous discoveries had no prospect of being profitably developed at current oil prices.

Overnight Markets: US stocks decline as banks tumble

by Himanshu Singh on Jan 16, 2015 at 03:00

Wall Street suffered its fifth-straight session of declines after corporate earnings disappointed.

Overnight Markets: Wall Street slips on global growth concerns

by Himanshu Singh on Jan 15, 2015 at 02:32

A late-afternoon rally, triggered by a rebound in beaten-down oil prices, left the market well off its lows.

Thursday Papers: Oil projects worth billions put on hold

by Himanshu Singh on Jan 15, 2015 at 02:29

And JP Morgan Chase readies for more fines after paying $1 billion in legal fees.

Overnight Markets: US stocks close lower in volatile day

by Himanshu Singh on Jan 14, 2015 at 02:49

Shares swung between gains and losses as oil fluctuated near the lowest level in five years, while copper plunged further below $6,000 per tonne.

Wednesday Papers: UK inflation at lowest since 2000

by Himanshu Singh on Jan 14, 2015 at 02:34

And oil fall continues as Arab states aim to crush US shale production by pushing the price down.

Overnight Markets: Wall Street falls as crude weighs on energy shares

by Himanshu Singh on Jan 13, 2015 at 02:33

Schlumberger fell 3.9% after the world’s largest oilfield-services provider was cut to neutral from buy at Goldman Sachs.

Tuesday Papers: NMP poised to lose Sellafield deal

by Himanshu Singh on Jan 13, 2015 at 02:29

And UK retail sales endure worst Christmas since 2008 after Black Friday bonanza.

Monday Papers: Banking bonuses set to disappoint

by Himanshu Singh on Jan 12, 2015 at 03:10

And Shire has agreed to buy US biotech company NPS pharmaceuticals for $5.2 billion deal.

Most Asian stocks down after US wages decline

by Himanshu Singh on Jan 12, 2015 at 03:07

Shares fall amid concern Europe’s stimulus plans may not solve the euro region’s economic woes and after an unexpected decline in American wages.

Sunday Papers: IAG may have to pay €1.6bn for Aer Lingus, says activist

by Himanshu Singh on Jan 11, 2015 at 03:44

And pressure on Morrisons’ chief executive mounts as supermarket is poised to reveal it was the worst-performing over Christmas.

Saturday Papers: Hebdo gunmen killed in shootout

by Himanshu Singh on Jan 10, 2015 at 07:48

And the US has clocked up its best year for job creation since the end of the last century with the number of people in work rising by nearly 3 million in 2014.

Friday Papers: StanChart shuts global equities business

by Himanshu Singh on Jan 09, 2015 at 03:51

And Syrian-based terrorists are planning attacks in the UK similar to the one that killed 12 people at French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo, a security chief has warned.

Overnight Markets: US stocks jump amid economic optimism

by Himanshu Singh on Jan 09, 2015 at 03:50

The Dow Jones rose 323 points, the S&P 500 gained 36 points and the Nasdaq added 86 points.

Thursday Papers: Eurozone falls into deflation for first time since October 2009

by Himanshu Singh on Jan 08, 2015 at 03:43

And Brevan Howard’s $24 billion flagship hedge fund has reported its first annual investment loss since it was set up 11 years ago.

Overnight Markets: Wall Street rebounds on jobs data and Fed minutes

by Himanshu Singh on Jan 08, 2015 at 03:38

The S&P 500 rallied the most in three weeks as strong private sector jobs data stoked optimism on the economy.

 

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