Apr 03, 2014 at 14:33 | Source: Reuters
Japanese stocks rose to a three-week high on Thursday, helped by gains in construction equipment makers on news China is taking steps to stimulate its economy, and as the dollar hit a 10-week high to the yen after solid US economic data.
Apr 03, 2014 at 09:18 | Source: CNBC
India's rise comes despite economic hiccups on the subcontinent. After enjoying speedy growth over the past decade, India's economy hit the brakes in 2012 with rising inflation, a growing current account deficit and a weakening rupee, which lost almost 13 percent against the dollar in 2013.
Mar 31, 2014 at 08:40 | Source: Reuters
Spot gold was up slightly by 0.1 percent to USD 1,295.20 an ounce by 0018 GMT, but remained not far from a six-week low of USD 1,285.34 hit on Friday.
Mar 14, 2014 at 10:04 | Source: Reuters
US retail sales rebounded in February and new filings for jobless benefits hit a fresh three-month low last week, suggesting the economy was regaining strength to push the dollar higher against a basket of currencies.
Mar 10, 2014 at 08:29 | Source: Reuters
On this day in 2009, the S&P 500 hit its nadir, closing at 676.53. That low marked a climax of a 16-month selloff that took more than half the S&P 500's value.
Mar 04, 2014 at 21:38 | Source: Reuters
After a six-year sales slump, Europe's car market is finally showing signs of recovery as even the countries hardest hit by the euro zone debt crisis move out of recession. Industry data on Monday showed car sales in Germany, Italy and Spain rose last month, although they dipped in France.
Mar 04, 2014 at 13:28 | Source: Moneycontrol.com
If Russia wanted to punish the West for its support for Ukraine, it could potentially impose an embargo of energy exports that could have crippling repercussions for EU and consequently US economies.
Feb 18, 2014 at 11:14 | Source: PTI
Hitting out at critics of UPA's management of economy, Finance Minister P Chidambaram today said the government has "pulled back" the economy from a difficult situation and put it back on a high growth path.
Feb 12, 2014 at 17:55 | Source: Moneycontrol.com
The index of industrial production for December 2013 came in at a negative 0.6 percent, better than the -1.3 percent (revised) figure recorded in November while consumer price inflation stood for January at 8.79 percent, a two-year low, versus 9.87 percent in the previous month.
Feb 04, 2014 at 08:39 | Source: Reuters
Bernanke, who led the US central bank in its aggressive efforts to right the economy after the financial crisis and pull it out of the Great Recession, joined the centrist policy think tank in Washington as a distinguished fellow in residence, Brookings said.