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Gold Holds Above $1300 as U.S. Economy Assessed With Ukraine

Apr 17, 2014 at 08:00 | Source: Bloomberg

Gold held above $1,300 an ounce, heading for a weekly decline, as investors weighed signs of an improving U.S. economy against tension in Ukraine. Assets in the largest exchange-traded product sank the most this year. Bullion for immediate delivery&a...

Gold Near Lowest in a Week as Ukraine to U.S. Weighed

Apr 16, 2014 at 16:04 | Source: Bloomberg

Gold traded near the lowest price in more than a week in London as investors weighed the outlook for an improving U.S. economy against turmoil over Ukraine. Gold fell 1.9 percent yesterday, the most since March 24, as data indicated U.S. consumer ...

China, largest contributor to global growth, may be facing long-term slowdown

Apr 16, 2014 at 15:21 | Source: Economic Times

By Keith Bradsher HONG KONG: Hunan Xinwei Bags Co., a manufacturer of knapsacks and handbags, is struggling to survive. The Chinese economy is slowing. Wages are rising amid a shortage of blue-collar workers. And competition from countries like Vietn...

Stocks gain for 2nd day in row after Ukraine fears ease

Apr 16, 2014 at 08:42 | Source: Market Watch

SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) — U.S. stocks closed higher Tuesday following a choppy session, bouncing back from a sizable drop that came after reports of fighting on the ground in Ukraine. The main indexes advanced for a second straight day and fin...

RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan gets Ben Bernanke's support for inflation targeting

Apr 16, 2014 at 01:36 | Source: Economic Times

MUMBAI: Raghuram Rajan's efforts to make 'inflation targeting' the corner stone of Indian monetary policy drew support from former Federal Reserve chairman Ben Bernanke, though with the caveat that a focus on inflation does not mean the central bank ...

Stocks rattled by housing data, Ukraine tensions

Apr 15, 2014 at 22:07 | Source: Market Watch

NEW YORK (MarketWatch) — U.S. stocks showed little change Tuesday, giving back early gains that came after upbeat earnings reports from Coca-Cola Co. and Johnson & Johnson. Equities pulled back from session highs after a lower-than-anticipated rea...

Yield curve flattens as inflation rises

Apr 15, 2014 at 21:27 | Source: Market Watch

NEW YORK (MarketWatch) — Intermediate-term Treasury yields rose Tuesday after data showed inflation was higher than expected, narrowing the yield premium paid on long-term government debt. The 5-year note (ICAPSD:5_YEAR)  yield, which rises as pr...

Gold falls from three-week high on profit-selling, global cues

Apr 15, 2014 at 17:41 | Source: Economic Times

NEW DELHI: Gold prices fell from three-week high by losing Rs 200 to Rs 30,000 per 10 grams here today on profit-selling by stockists at prevailing higher levels amid weak global trend. Silver also snapped two-day rising trend and dropped by Rs 600 t...

Time to sit back and wait for poll outcome before deploying further capital in market: Sandeep J Shah, Motilal Oswal Private Wealth

Apr 15, 2014 at 17:11 | Source: Economic Times

In an interview with ET Now, Sandeep J Shah, Associate Director, Motilal Oswal Private Wealth, shares his views on the market and some sectors. Excerpts: ET Now: What would you attribute today's market action to -- simple and routine profit booking ...

Gold futures down on weak global cues; profit-booking

Apr 15, 2014 at 13:56 | Source: Economic Times

NEW DELHI: Amid a weak trend overseas and profit-booking by speculators, gold prices fell 0.53 per cent to Rs 28,806 per 10 grams in futures trade today. At the Multi Commodity Exchange, gold for delivery in June eased by Rs 153, or 0.53 per cent, to...

Expect Infosys to beat margin expectations: Bhavin Shah, Equirus Securities

Apr 15, 2014 at 12:51 | Source: Economic Times

In a chat with ET Now, Bhavin Shah, CEO, Equirus Securities, shares his views on the Infosys Q4 numbers. Excerpts: ET Now: Your first reading of Infy's numbers? Bhavin Shah: We have been telling investors to expect Infosys to beat margin expectation...

Gold slips from 3-week high as strong equities offset safe-haven buying

Apr 15, 2014 at 10:56 | Source: Economic Times

SINGAPORE: Gold retreated on Tuesday from a three-week high as gains in equities and strong US retail sales data offset safe-haven bids that were driven by heightened tensions in Ukraine. US retail sales recorded in March their largest gain in 1-1/2 ...

Asian shares edge higher on solid US data, Ukraine anxiety lingers

Apr 15, 2014 at 10:56 | Source: Economic Times

TOKYO: Asian shares edged higher on Tuesday after upbeat US data helped Wall Street bounce from a sharp selloff in recent days, though tensions in Ukraine tempered demand for riskier assets. The MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Ja...

Retail sales sizzle in March

Apr 15, 2014 at 09:12 | Source: Market Watch

WASHINGTON (MarketWatch) — U.S. retail sales rose a strong 1.1% in March, Commerce Department data released Monday revealed, showing the economy is improving after the cold winter. The firm report, which shows the largest gain for sales since Sept...

Consumers seen springing ahead — for now

Apr 13, 2014 at 22:27 | Source: Market Watch

WASHINGTON (MarketWatch) — The U.S. economy took a turn for the better in March as the weather warmed up, but the upturn in growth can only continue if consumers get out and spend a bit more. Sales at U.S. retail stores in March — the main attra...

JPMorgan profit weaker than expected as trading revenue falls

Apr 12, 2014 at 15:59 | Source: NDTV Profit

JPMorgan Chase & Co posted far weaker-than-expected quarterly profit as uncertainty about the US economy weighed on investor trading volumes and consumer borrowing. Results from the first of the major Wall Street banks to post earnings unders...

US stocks face earnings blues, thanks tech selloff

Apr 12, 2014 at 15:46 | Source: Economic Times

NEW YORK: The wrenching selloff in US high-growth technology and biotech shares could leave investors braced for more than a minor pullback when earnings pick up speed next week. First-quarter earnings estimates have fallen sharply as many companies ...

Oil futures tally a nearly 3% climb for the week

Apr 12, 2014 at 13:22 | Source: Market Watch

SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) — Oil futures finished higher on Friday as a rise in U.S. consumer sentiment to a nine-month high buoyed the outlook for energy demand, and after the International Energy Agency reported much lower OPEC production in Ma...

Is there a tech bubble? Revisiting irrational exuberance

Apr 11, 2014 at 17:22 | Source: BBC

US stocks are soaring to new heights. The S P 500 has hit yet another record high, pushed up by consumer and technology stocks. It is continuing a trend from last year when it seemed that new records were being set nearly every month. The Nasdaq, the...

US economic recovery still remains soft: Juerg Kiener, Swiss Asia Capital

Apr 10, 2014 at 15:11 | Source: Economic Times

In an interview with ET Now, Juerg Kiener, MD & Chief Investment Officer, Swiss Asia Capital, shares his views on the FOMC meeting and global markets. Excerpts: ET Now: The big catalyst this Thursday morning for global market watchers are the minute...

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