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News by: Himanshu Singh

Overnight Markets: US stocks fall in late selloff

by Himanshu Singh on Oct 14, 2014 at 04:47

The S&P 500 declines more than 1% and posted its worst three-day slide since November 2011 after worries that global economic weakness will dampen US earnings.

Monday Papers: Emerging markets enter era of slow growth

by Himanshu Singh on Oct 13, 2014 at 04:52

And senior bank executives unhappy with new rules to make them criminally liable for failures should resign, said Carney.

Asian shares decline amid global growth concerns

by Himanshu Singh on Oct 13, 2014 at 04:49

Stocks fell amid concern that pledges to keep record-low interest rates won’t be enough to offset a global economic slowdown.

Sunday Papers: Singapore looks to drive off with Addison Lee

by Himanshu Singh on Oct 12, 2014 at 04:55

Network Rail is in pole position for £50 million-plus Saudi Arabia contract.

Saturday Papers: Markets hit by global growth fears

by Himanshu Singh on Oct 11, 2014 at 06:56

And British exports have crashed to their lowest level for four years in a further sign the economy is slowing.

Overnight Markets: Wall Street erases rally on growth concerns

by Himanshu Singh on Oct 10, 2014 at 04:19

The selloff followed weak data from Germany and comments from a Fed official who suggested investors had unrealistic expectations about the Fed's eventual rate increase.

Friday Papers: Eurozone on cusp of triple-dip recession

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

And Brussels is challenging the “double Irish” tax avoidance measure prized by big US tech and pharma groups.

Overnight Markets: US stocks rally most in 2014 following Fed minutes

by Himanshu Singh on Oct 09, 2014 at 04:27

Shares gained after the Fed’s hint that interest rates will stay near zero until it deemed the economy could withstand it.

Thursday Papers: Ebola poses $33bn threat to west Africa

by Himanshu Singh on Oct 09, 2014 at 04:19

And fears over spluttering global growth pushed oil into bear-market territory as average petrol prices hit their cheapest level for nearly four years.

Overnight Markets: Wall Street declines on global growth concerns

by Himanshu Singh on Oct 08, 2014 at 03:57

The Dow Jones tanked 273 points, the S&P 500 shed 30 points and the Nasdaq lost 70 points after the IMF cut its global growth forecast.

Wednesday Papers: Two HSBC directors to quit over new rules

by Himanshu Singh on Oct 08, 2014 at 03:55

And the IMF has warned that the world economy may never return to the pace of expansion seen before the financial crisis.

Overnight Markets: US stocks fall ahead of earnings season

by Himanshu Singh on Oct 07, 2014 at 04:35

The S&P 500 halt a two-day advance as small-cap shares resumed a selloff.

Tuesday Papers: Banks under pressure on ringfencing plans

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

And Brussels targets Amazon’s Luxembourg tax deal, alleging it allowed the online retail giant to reap potentially illegal state subsidies for its European operations for almost a decade.

Asian stocks gain on US jobs report

by Himanshu Singh on Oct 06, 2014 at 04:15

However, shares in Hong Kong fluctuated as protesters in the city vowed to fight on.

Monday Papers: FTSE 100 companies hoard £53.5 billion in cash

by Himanshu Singh on Oct 06, 2014 at 03:55

And UK’s financial services sector is growing at the fastest rate since before the financial crisis, according to the latest snapshot of the industry from the CBI.

Sunday Papers: MPs investigate financial system's cyber weaknesses

by Himanshu Singh on Oct 05, 2014 at 05:26

And shareholders in pay-TV company BSkyB are expected to vote in favour tomorrow of its plans for a £7.4 billion consolidation of its sister companies to create Sky Europe.

Saturday Papers: Payday lenders on edge of extinction

by Himanshu Singh on Oct 04, 2014 at 07:18

And Tesco board faces fresh embarrassment after it emerged the embattled supermarket had purchased a new $50 million Gulfstream G550 corporate jet.

Overnight Markets: US stocks close flat after selloff

by Himanshu Singh on Oct 03, 2014 at 04:32

Energy shares rebounded and investors bought beaten-down shares, especially small caps.

Friday Papers: ECB to start asset purchases this month

by Himanshu Singh on Oct 03, 2014 at 04:29

And Warren Buffett, staring at an $800 million spillage from his stake in Tesco, admitted that his holding in the UK supermarket chain was a “huge mistake”.

Thursday Papers: Strong pound ‘strangles’ UK growth

by Himanshu Singh on Oct 02, 2014 at 04:45

And banks have set up task forces to scrutinise submission processes for hundreds of benchmarks after rate-rigging scandals.

 

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