News by: Himanshu Singh

Overnight Markets: US stocks decline on weak outlook from UPS

by Himanshu Singh on Jul 30, 2014 at 04:20

United States’ new sanctions on Russia in the energy, arms and finance sectors further weighed on investors’ sentiment.

Wednesday Papers: EU and US toughen sanctions on Russia

by Himanshu Singh on Jul 30, 2014 at 04:05

And UBS, Credit Suisse and Deutsche Bank have been drawn into a deepening probe of banks’ anonymous “dark pool” trading venues.

Overnight Markets: Wall Street little changed as deal news offsets data

by Himanshu Singh on Jul 29, 2014 at 05:31

Investors' optimism was limited by the day's economic data, which showed pending home sales unexpectedly fell 1.1% in June.

Tuesday Papers: ‘Reprehensible’ Lloyds under fire from Carney

by Himanshu Singh on Jul 29, 2014 at 05:28

And the IMF has raised concerns about rising pound despite a strong rebound in UK economy.

Telecoms sector leads Asian stocks higher

by Himanshu Singh on Jul 28, 2014 at 04:38

Shares rose as profit at industrial companies in China increased by 17.9% in June from a year earlier, after gaining 8.9% in May.

Monday Papers: GSK opens issue of spinning off consumer division

by Himanshu Singh on Jul 28, 2014 at 04:33

And Lloyds Banking Group is to set aside another £500 million to compensate customers mis-sold payment protection insurance.

Sunday Papers: Malaysia Airlines in brand overhaul

by Himanshu Singh on Jul 27, 2014 at 05:16

And the UK Government is expected to launch the "14th onshore licensing round", inviting companies to bid for fracking rights in previously untouched areas.

Saturday Papers: Destination Maternity abandons Mothercare bid

by Himanshu Singh on Jul 26, 2014 at 08:10

And UK’s second quarter GDP growth of 0.8% means total economic output was 0.2% points bigger than in the first quarter of 2008, its previous peak.

Overnight Markets: Wall Street closes flat on mixed earnings

by Himanshu Singh on Jul 25, 2014 at 04:17

However, the S&P 500 set another record closing high as Facebook rallied on higher revenue.

Friday Papers: Balfour Beatty and Carillion in £3bn merger talks

by Himanshu Singh on Jul 25, 2014 at 04:11

And junk bond returns head for worst month in nearly a year as bull run stalls.

Thursday Papers: Carney highlights interest rate rise risks

by Himanshu Singh on Jul 24, 2014 at 03:18

And Big Six energy suppliers could be broken up by investigation into profits and prices, as Competition and Markets Authority sets out its concerns about the sector.

Overnight Markets: S&P 500 hits record on Apple results

by Himanshu Singh on Jul 24, 2014 at 03:14

However, Boeing weighed on the Dow and conflicts in Ukraine and the Gaza Strip kept the broader market's gains in check.

Overnight Markets: Wall Street gains on earnings data

by Himanshu Singh on Jul 23, 2014 at 04:25

The S&P 500 hit an intraday record boosted by better-than-expected inflation and housing reports and amid upbeat earnings reports.

Wednesday Papers: StanChart expansion grinds to a halt

by Himanshu Singh on Jul 23, 2014 at 04:22

And a dispute over two warships France is building for Russia is threatening to overshadow a high-stakes meeting of EU foreign ministers.

Tuesday Papers: Tesco bows to City and loses CEO

by Himanshu Singh on Jul 22, 2014 at 04:13

And the Serious Fraud Office has launched a criminal investigation into alleged rigging of the £3 trillion-a-day foreign exchange markets           .

Overnight Markets: Wall Street falls amid Ukraine concerns

by Himanshu Singh on Jul 22, 2014 at 04:09

Concern tension in Ukraine could lead to deeper sanctions against Russia kept investors on the sidelines before major earnings reports.

Monday Papers: Putin handed ultimatum over crash site

by Himanshu Singh on Jul 21, 2014 at 03:56

And RJ Reynolds, America’s second biggest tobacco company, has been ordered to pay $23.6 billion in punitive damages to the widow of a cigarette smoker who died of lung cancer.

Asian shares gain on upbeat US corporate earnings report

by Himanshu Singh on Jul 21, 2014 at 03:52

Technology and industrial shares led the advance amid a global rebound as investors set aside geopolitical concerns.

Sunday Papers: United Biscuits and Birds Eye chew flotation

by Himanshu Singh on Jul 20, 2014 at 05:22

And the UK remains the most attractive destination in Europe for foreign business investment, winning almost 1,800 new projects in the past year.

Saturday Papers: Espirito Santo International files for creditor protection

by Himanshu Singh on Jul 19, 2014 at 07:27

And revenues at Google’s British operation surged 22% to $1.62 billion in the three months to June, in a positive sign for the wider UK economy.

News sponsored by:

Unconstrained investing: Opportunities accross the board

SLI's Ed Legget, Thomas Moore and Mikhail Zverev discuss unconstrained investing.

Franklin Templeton's Richard Bullas on UK smaller companies

Richard Bullas, Portfolio Manager, Franklin UK Smaller Companies Fund and delegates at Citywire South West talk UK smaller companies.

Citywire TV

  Watch more videos

BlackRock UK Special Sits: when will we sell our star holdings?

What would prompt Roland Arnold to sell the likes of Ashtead and Howden?

Sorry, this link is not
quite ready yet