Gold Plunges to 4-Year Low
Oct 31, 2014 at 20:02 | Source:
Wall Street Journal
Gold sank to a four-year low on Friday after Japan's central bank surprised markets with aggressive monetary easing measures. The most actively traded gold contract, for December delivery, was recently down $33.60, or 2.8%, at $1,165.00 a tro...
U.S. Stocks Join Global Equity Rally as Yen Slides on BOJ
Oct 31, 2014 at 20:01 | Source:
(Corrects to say to 80 trillion yen in third paragraph.) The yen plunged to a six-year low while stocks jumped with U.S. equity-index futures as the Bank of Japan unexpectedly increased its target for monetary stimulus. Gold fell as bonds from Italy ...
Three held over India 'tunnel' bank robbery
Oct 31, 2014 at 12:22 | Source:
Indian police say they have arrested three men suspected of robbing a bank by digging a 125-foot (40-metre) tunnel straight into the vault. The thieves stole cash, jewellery and other valuables worth hundreds of thousands of dollars from a branch of ...
Gold Drops Toward 2014 Low as Silver Slumps to Lowest Since '10
Oct 31, 2014 at 12:01 | Source:
Gold headed for the first consecutive monthly loss in 2014 after erasing gains for the year as the Federal Reserve ended its asset-purchase program amid signs of an improving U.S. economy. Silver dropped to the lowest since February 2010. Bullion for...
Yen Plunges as Japan Stocks Jump on Bank of Japan Stimulus; Gold Retreats
Oct 31, 2014 at 12:01 | Source:
The yen plunged to a six-year low while shares in Tokyo jumped the most in a year as the Bank of Japan unexpectedly increased its target for monetary stimulus. U.S. equity-index futures surged, gold fell below $1,200 an ounce and oil extended losses....
NBA: LeBron James falters in emotional return to Cleveland
Oct 31, 2014 at 10:31 | Source:
Carried onto the floor by an emotional ovation building for years, LeBron James is back where he began.He's home.Introduced to a deafening roar from Cleveland fans, James was welcomed back Thursday night by a city desperate to end a championship drou...
F1: Mercedes rivals, Rosberg and Hamilton warm up with burgers and bling
Oct 31, 2014 at 10:17 | Source:
Mercedes title rivals Nico Rosberg and Lewis Hamilton limbered up for the U.S. Grand Prix with burgers and bling on Thursday.Rosberg, 17 points behind Hamilton with 100 still to be won from the remaining three races of the Formula One season, was cer...
Burkina president rejects opposition calls to step down after violence
Oct 31, 2014 at 06:30 | Source:
OUAGADOUGOU (Reuters) - Burkina Faso's President Blaise Compaore said on Thursday he would stay in power at the head of a transitional government until after elections, rejecting opposition calls for him to step down immediately following a day of vi...
Burkina army imposes interim govt after crowd burns parliament
Oct 31, 2014 at 06:15 | Source:
OUAGADOUGOU (Reuters) - Burkina Faso's military dissolved parliament and announced a transitional government on Thursday after violent protests against President Blaise Compaore, but it was not immediately clear who was in charge.Army chief General H...
Gold Imports Likely to Drop Sharply to 50-60 Tonnes in October
Oct 30, 2014 at 23:59 | Source:
Mumbai: India's gold imports are expected to nearly halve to 50-60 tonnes this month from their September level as jewellers have adequately stocked up for the festive and wedding seasons, according to an industry body. "In October, ...
Finally, Shiv Sena welcomes Fadnavis as new CM
Oct 30, 2014 at 23:30 | Source:
Mumbai, Oct 30 (IANS) The Shiv Sena Thursday said it "wholeheartedly welcomes" Devendra Fadnavis as the new chief minister-designate of Maharashtra, two days after the BJP anointed him."We wholeheartedly welcome the new CM of Maharasht...
BBC goes inside India bank robbers' tunnel
Oct 30, 2014 at 23:17 | Source:
It could be a scene straight out of the Hollywood blockbuster, Oceans Eleven. Gohana is a small, nondescript town in the northern Indian state of Haryana, some three hours drive from the national capital, Delhi. Inside an abandoned building, just off...
Gold Slides to 3-Week Low on Fed Worries
Oct 30, 2014 at 20:01 | Source:
Wall Street Journal
Gold prices fell to their lowest level in more than three weeks Thursday, as hawkish comments from the Federal Reserve and strong U.S. economic data suggested that the central bank may raise interest rates sooner than expected, hurting demand for the...
Manappuram to acquire majority stake in Asirvad Microfinance
Oct 30, 2014 at 20:00 | Source:
Last month the gold finance firm had said it is looking to get into microfinance. Gold loan firm Manappuram Finance Ltd is acquiring controlling equity stake in Asirvad Microfinance Private Limited (AMPL), which provides micro loans, housing and ...
Dollar Gains With German Bunds as Europe Stocks Decline
Oct 30, 2014 at 16:01 | Source:
The dollar strengthened as the Federal Reserve pointed to an improved labor market as it ended asset purchases. German bunds advanced while European stocks fell for the first time in three days and gold declined. The Bloomberg Dollar Spot Index, whic...
SRK's Happy New Year makers slapped with legal notice for song 'Sharabi'
Oct 30, 2014 at 12:58 | Source:
The makers of Happy New Year, have been slapped with a legal notice for copyright infringement of the song, Sharabi.According to a report by Bollywood Hungama, Shah Rukh Khan's Red Chilles is in legal trouble for the song 'Sharabi' thatwas sung by a ...
Black money case: SIT's next steps, full list of names and more
Oct 30, 2014 at 12:30 | Source:
The sealed envelope with the names of 627 Indians holding bank accounts overseas, against whom a probe is on to ascertain conformity with domestic tax laws, is to be passed on to a special team (SIT) set up under the Supreme Court's direction.The SIT...