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Asian markets stall as Wall Street shares fall
Thu, Oct 26, 2017
US stocks fell on Wednesday on a batch of soft quarterly earnings, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average suffering its worst day in seven weeks after rising to a record peak the previous session.
Asian shares edge up, bolstered by modest gains on Wall Street
Tue, Aug 22, 2017
On Wall Street on Monday, the Dow Jones Industrial Average and the S&P 500 marked modest gains, though the Nasdaq Composite edged down slightly
Asian shares dip on profit-taking after Dow hits 22,000
Thu, Aug 03, 2017
"Those shares that were bought heavily on Tuesday are being sold aggressively. I would suspect investors want to take profits quickly after they saw a sharp correction last week," said Yukino Yamada, senior strategist at Daiwa Securities.
Gold steady ahead of central bank meetings
Thu, Jul 20, 2017
Gold prices steadied early on Thursday, with the dollar firming as markets waited for clues on the future of key stimulus programmes in upcoming Bank of Japan and European Central Bank meetings. FUNDAMENTALS
Greece, Italy tensions hit euro, Asian stocks, lift yen, gold
Tue, May 30, 2017
Concerns about a Greek bailout, early Italian elections and comments by the European Central Bank chief about the need for continued stimulus all kept the euro under pressure on Tuesday.
Asian shares edge up, on track for winning week
Fri, May 12, 2017
U.S. data on Thursday showed producer prices rebounded more than expected last month, leading to the biggest annual gain in five years and suggesting that inflation pressures were rising.
Asian stocks tread water on US, commodities concerns
Fri, May 05, 2017
Traders also remained cautious ahead of Friday`s U.S. government payrolls report, following March`s underwhelming 98,000 figure.
Facing election defeat, France's Le Pen flip-flops on euro
Mon, May 01, 2017
Voter surveys show Macron winning next Sunday with 59-60 percent of the vote, and Le Pen`s plans to quit the EU and the euro are among the least popular policies in her protectionist, anti-immigration electoral platform.
Domestic markets trade in green; two-wheeler, CV stocks in focus
Thu, Mar 30, 2017
Motilal Oswal said, "BS III vehicles ban led to correction in auto stocks. Industry has unsold BS-III vehicles inventory of 0.82-0.90 million units as of last week Highest impact of the ban would be felt by the CV segment as significant inventory was built up in anticipation of pre-buying
Asia shares creep up to near 2-year peak, dollar firms
Thu, Mar 30, 2017
Japan`s Nikkei stock index was down 0.2%, while Australian shares firmed, helped by gains in oil prices. Strong energy shares had helped the U.S. S&P 500 end higher overnight.
Asia shares off to cautious start as Fed rate hike looms
Mon, Mar 13, 2017
"The markets are focusing on when the Fed will raise rates next time or the pace of its rate hike, so the tone of Fed Chair Janet Yellen will be closely watched," said Masahiro Ichikawa, senior strategist at Sumitomo Mitsui Asset Management.
Gold falls below key level of $1,200 ahead of US jobs data, stronger dollar
Fri, Mar 10, 2017
Prices of gold dropped below the key level of $1,200 an ounce on Friday to hit their lowest in over five weeks on back of a stronger US dollar ahead of US jobs data later in the day.
Goldman Sachs to move 1,000 staff from London to Frankfurt due to Brexit: Report
Thu, Jan 19, 2017
US bank Goldman Sachs will move 1,000 staff from London to Frankfurt as part of a post-Brexit reorganisation that will reduce its city headcount by half, German business daily Handelsblatt reported on Thursday.
Brexit worries push gold prices to highest in over 7 weeks
Tue, Jan 17, 2017
Gold prices hit their highest in more than seven weeks on Tuesday, boosted by safe-haven buying ahead of a speech in which British Prime Minister Theresa May is expected to discuss plans for a "hard Brexit".
Eurozone inflation jumps to 1.1% in December, highest since 2013
Wed, Jan 04, 2017
Inflation in the eurozone jumped to 1.1% in December, the highest level for more than three years, boosted by rising oil prices, official European Union (EU) figures showed on Wednesday.
Shareholders of Italian bank BMPS approve rescue plan
Fri, Nov 25, 2016
Shareholders in Italian bank Banca Monte Paschi di Siena (BMPS) approved on Thursday a rescue plan that will see up to five billion euros injected into the world`s oldest bank still operating today.
Asian stocks inch up after Wall Street's gains, oil prices slide
Wed, Sep 28, 2016
MSCI`s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan rose 0.1%.
Germany's Commerzbank to cut 9,000 jobs in restructuring: Handelsblatt
Mon, Sep 26, 2016
Commerzbank is planning to cut around 9,000 jobs over the coming years as Germany's second biggest lender pushes ahead with a restructuring plan, Handelsblatt reported on Monday, citing unnamed sources in the finance industry.
Eurozone growth slows to 20-month low: Survey
Fri, Sep 23, 2016
Eurozone economic growth has slowed to its weakest pace since January 2015, a closely watched survey showed on Friday.
Nifty slips below 8,900-mark; Sensex down over 200 points
Fri, Sep 09, 2016
The rupee opened lower by 14 paise at 66.57 against US Dollar as against the previous close of 66.41.