Asian shares edge down, oil stabilises after rout| Reuters
Aug 04, 2015 at 06:45 | Source:
TOKYO Asian shares edged lower on Tuesday after downbeat economic data pressured Wall Street ahead of key U.S. jobs data later this week that could provide a key clue to the timing of the U.S. Federal Reserve's interest rate increase. Crude oil price...
Greek stocks bashed on return, China woes go on for commodities| Reuters
Aug 04, 2015 at 02:30 | Source:
LONDON The Greek stock market slumped when it reopened on Monday after being shut down for five weeks, while weak data from China helped push oil prices to their lowest in six months and Asian stocks close to their 2015 lows.Surveys showed China's fa...
Weak oil, soft data weigh on U.S. stocks| Reuters
Aug 04, 2015 at 00:45 | Source:
U.S. stocks added to their losses on Monday as oil prices touched a six-month low and data showed the U.S. economy lost some momentum at the end of the second quarter.Energy stocks were the biggest losers among the main S&P sectors, recording the...
Wall St lower on weak data, slump in oil prices| Reuters
Aug 04, 2015 at 00:30 | Source:
Wall Street was lower on the first trading day in August as oil prices touched a six-month low and data showed U.S. economy lost some momentum at the end of the second quarter.Oil prices hit six-month lows earlier in the day, knocked by fresh evidenc...
Gold falls 1 pct as dollar rises on Fed rate expectations| Reuters
Jul 31, 2015 at 00:15 | Source:
LONDON Gold fell 1 percent on Thursday to a near a 5-1/2-year low as the dollar rose after data showed the U.S. economy improved in the second quarter, supporting views the Federal Reserve would lift rates by year-end.The U.S. Commerce Department sai...
Gold steadies as investors seek cues on U.S. rate hike timing| Reuters
Jul 30, 2015 at 04:45 | Source:
LONDON Gold steadied on Wednesday as the dollar softened, but was still trading around a 5-1/2-year low hit last week as investors awaited the outcome of a Federal Reserve's meeting for cues on the timing of the first U.S. rate rise in nearly a decad...
Global stocks, dollar climb as Fed sees improving economy| Reuters
Jul 30, 2015 at 02:45 | Source:
NEW YORK Global equity markets rose on Wednesday, lifted by strong U.S. and European corporate earnings and a Federal Reserve statement that said the U.S. economy continues to strengthen, adding to expectations that an interest rate hike is getting c...
Gold slides to eight-month low as U.S. rate rise looms| Reuters
Jul 18, 2015 at 00:15 | Source:
NEW YORK/LONDON Gold fell to an eight-month low on Thursday after the U.S. Federal Reserve's reiteration that interest rates were likely to rise this year pushed the dollar index to a seven-week high.Stocks worldwide rose on strong corporate earnings...
Investors welcome Greek bailout approval; Yellen lifts dollar| Reuters
Jul 17, 2015 at 01:15 | Source:
LONDON Stocks rose and euro zone bond yields fell on Thursday as investors welcomed Greek parliamentary approval of a bailout plan, while the dollar hit a six-week high after Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen reinforced expectations for a U.S. rate ...
Gold holds near four-month low as U.S. rate hike looms| Reuters
Jul 16, 2015 at 07:15 | Source:
MANILA Gold hovered near its lowest level since March early on Thursday after Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen reiterated that a U.S. interest rate increase is likely this year.FUNDAMENTALS* Spot gold XAU= was off 0.1 percent at $1,147.85 an ounce ...
Gold falls as the dollar pares losses ahead of Yellen's testimony| Reuters
Jul 15, 2015 at 02:45 | Source:
NEW YORK/LONDON Gold eased on Tuesday as the U.S. dollar came off its lows and the market awaited Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen's semi-annual testimony to Congress on Wednesday and Thursday, which may provide more signals about a looming rate ri...
Fed rate hike may come as early as September, Rosengren says| Reuters
Jul 11, 2015 at 22:15 | Source:
REUTERS - One of the Federal Reserve's most dovish officials said on Friday that September may turn out to be the right time to raise interest rates if the U.S. economy continues to improve, and he set a relatively high hurdle for delaying the move u...
IMF lowers global growth forecasts, cites U.S. weakness| Reuters
Jul 10, 2015 at 00:15 | Source:
WASHINGTON The International Monetary Fund on Thursday trimmed its forecast for global economic growth for this year to take into account the impact of recent weakness in the United States.But the global financial institution said growth prospects fo...
India to beat China again as fastest-growing in 2016: IMF
Jul 09, 2015 at 20:56 | Source:
Washington: India will be the world's fastest growing economy for the second consecutive year in 2016 at 7.5 percent, IMF today said, even as it lowered its current year global economy growth forecast to 3.3 percent.In its World Economic Outlook Upda...
Wall St sharply lower on China fears; NYSE suffers outage| Reuters
Jul 09, 2015 at 02:30 | Source:
U.S. stocks ended sharply lower on Wednesday as market turmoil in China eclipsed Greece's debt crisis, while the New York Stock Exchange suffered a major outage.Fears that a rout in Chinese stocks could seriously harm the country's economy and spread...