China hunts for manipulators as stocks tumble| Reuters
Jul 04, 2015 at 01:45 | Source:
SHANGHAI Chinese stocks tumbled again on Friday, taking the week's losses to more than 10 percent, as the securities regulator said it was investigating suspected market manipulation and announced a slew of measures aimed at heading off a full-blown ...
Govt to sell stake in Oil India, NTPC, three more public firms
Jul 03, 2015 at 22:18 | Source:
New Delhi: The government will sell a minority stake in the nation's biggest power producer NTPC, as well as in Oil India Ltd and three other PSUs as part of its disinvestment drive.The Department of Disinvestment today sought bids to appoint legal a...
Asia cheers Greece's 11th-hour proposals to avert default | Reuters
Jun 23, 2015 at 02:30 | Source:
TOKYO Asian shares got the week off to a strong start and U.S. stock futures and the euro firmed on Monday, after Greece scrambled to avert defaulting on its debt with last-minute proposals aimed at appeasing its creditors.Financial spreadbetters ex...
Looking to beat back encroaching desert, Chile preserves forests| Reuters
Jun 20, 2015 at 00:16 | Source:
SANTIAGO As part of efforts to counteract desertification and erosion brought about by climate change, Chile will invest $250 million to plant vast tracks of native forest, the national forestry agency said on Friday.Home to the Atacama desert, the w...
Stocks rise globally on Fed; Greece still a concern| Reuters
Jun 19, 2015 at 02:30 | Source:
NEW YORK Stock markets around the world rallied on Thursday, while the U.S. dollar fell, a day after the Federal Reserve signalled that interest rates would rise more slowly than many had expected.While uncertainty over Greece continued to weigh on s...
Stocks rise globally on Fed, Greece hopes| Reuters
Jun 19, 2015 at 00:45 | Source:
NEW YORK Stock markets around the world rallied on Thursday, while the U.S. dollar fell, a day after the Federal Reserve signalled that interest rates would rise more slowly than many had expected.An unconfirmed report that aid for Greece would be ex...
Caution reigns as Fed and Greek uncertainty rumble on| Reuters
Jun 18, 2015 at 01:45 | Source:
LONDON Investors in most asset classes traded cautiously on Wednesday as they waited for a signal from the U.S. Federal Reserve on its first rate hike and whether the euro zone would pull another Greek rabbit out of its hat.With much of still guesswo...
Greek standoff saps Europe, dollar swings ahead of Fed| Reuters
Jun 17, 2015 at 00:45 | Source:
LONDON European shares hit a near four-month low and yields on lower-rated euro zone sovereign debt climbed to their highest point since November, as financial markets braced for the possibility of Greece defaulting on its debt.Markets were also caut...
Euro falls amid Greek standoff, dollar up ahead of Fed| Reuters
Jun 16, 2015 at 23:30 | Source:
NEW YORK The euro fell on Tuesday as it appeared more likely that debt-stricken Greece would default or have to leave the single currency, while the U.S. dollar rose at the start of a meeting by the Federal Reserve.Stocks mostly rose on the day, with...
European stocks extend gains, dollar lifted by Fed feelings| Reuters
Jun 12, 2015 at 01:45 | Source:
LONDON European shares saw fresh gains on Thursday after their best day in over a month and as bets that the United States could be edging towards its first interest rate rise kept upward pressure on global bond yields and the dollar.At the other end...
Gold rises on weaker dollar, but U.S. rate view caps gains| Reuters
Jun 10, 2015 at 02:15 | Source:
LONDON Gold rose on Tuesday as the dollar edged lower and commodities picked up across the board, though gains were capped by caution as investors awaited clearer signals on the timing of a U.S. interest rate rise.A retreat in the U.S. currency helpe...