Refugee crisis resurrects German anti-immigration party| Reuters
Nov 28, 2015 at 02:16 | Source:
BERLIN Europe's refugee crisis has resurrected Germany's AfD anti-immigrant party, which aims to enter three new state parliaments next year by luring conservative voters angry with Chancellor Angela Merkel's open-door asylum policy.The Alternative f...
Gold near multi-year lows as U.S. data supports rate hike view| Reuters
Nov 26, 2015 at 06:45 | Source:
SINGAPORE Gold hovered close to its lowest in nearly six years on Thursday, as the dollar held at multi-month highs and U.S. economic data reinforced market expectations of an interest rate hike this year.FUNDAMENTALS* Spot gold XAU= was little chang...
Is Sikh radicalism riding on politics to make a comeback in Punjab?
Nov 24, 2015 at 19:38 | Source:
The fear of revival of terrorism has started haunting Punjab again. A spate of recent incidents suggests that the sub-surface disquiet over matters religion is getting intense in the state and it might prove conducive to the growth of radicalism.The ...
US home sales slump in October as higher prices weigh on buyers
Nov 23, 2015 at 22:17 | Source:
WASHINGTON: Fewer Americans bought homes in October, a sign that rising home values may be pushing more would-be buyers to the real estate market's sidelines.The National Association of Realtors said Monday that sales of existing homes fell 3.4 perce...
Fed will want more uncertainty on rates after hike - Bullard| Reuters
Nov 20, 2015 at 23:45 | Source:
FORT SMITH, Ark. The U.S. Federal Reserve will want more uncertainty surrounding possible interest rate moves on a meeting-by-meeting basis after an initial rate hike, St. Louis Fed President James Bullard said on Friday."I think we are going to...
Creating wealth and jobs should be Nitish Kumar's game plan for Bihar
Nov 20, 2015 at 10:44 | Source:
By Chaitanya Mallapur, Indiaspend.orgAs Nitish Kumar returns as the chief minister of the state with Indias poorest people, his game plan should be clear: Press on with policies that offer educational opportunities and further economic progress, espe...
Dollar falls, U.S. stocks dip as Dec rate hike seen| Reuters
Nov 20, 2015 at 03:45 | Source:
NEW YORK The U.S. dollar pulled back on Thursday after four sessions of gains and U.S. stocks edged lower in choppy trade as the prospect that the U.S. Federal Reserve will hike interest rates next month gained steam.Shares in major European markets ...
Wall Street edges down; healthcare sinks and Intel climbs| Reuters
Nov 20, 2015 at 03:15 | Source:
Wall Street ended a little lower on Thursday as falling healthcare stocks offset gains in Intel and other technology names while investors eyed an expected rate hike in December.A profit warning by UnitedHealth (UNH.N) led to a 5.65 percent drop in i...
Dollar eases, Europe shares rally as Dec rate hike seen| Reuters
Nov 20, 2015 at 02:30 | Source:
NEW YORK The U.S. dollar pulled back on Thursday after four sessions of gains and major European stock markets rallied as expectations built that the U.S. Federal Reserve will hike interest rates next month.U.S. stocks were slightly lower, while U.S....
Jihadist spider dead, Belgium says, but web remains| Reuters
Nov 20, 2015 at 01:46 | Source:
BRUSSELS The death of the Belgian jihadist suspected of being behind a string of attacks in France removes "the spider in the web" of a Brussels-based Islamic State network, Belgian officials and experts said. But other threats remain.Alleg...
Wall Street wavers as healthcare sinks and Intel climbs| Reuters
Nov 20, 2015 at 01:45 | Source:
Wall Street wobbled on Thursday as healthcare stocks ended a three-day rally after UnitedHealth cut its profit forecast, offsetting gains in Intel and other technology stocks.UnitedHealth (UNH.N) fell 5.2 percent, making the health insurer the bigges...
Wall St flat as healthcare losses offset tech gains| Reuters
Nov 20, 2015 at 00:30 | Source:
U.S. indexes wobbled on Thursday as healthcare stocks snapped a three-day rally after UnitedHealth cut its profit forecast, offsetting gains in technology stocks.UnitedHealth fell 4 percent to $112.49, making the health insurer the biggest drag on th...
India among ten nations most affected by terrorism in 2014, says report
Nov 19, 2015 at 14:21 | Source:
New York: India is among the 10 countries most impacted by terrorism in 2014, according to a new report which said that ISIS and Boko Haram are now jointly responsible for more than half of all global fatalities from terrorist attacks.According to th...