Gold down on stronger dollar; focus on U.S. jobs data| Reuters
May 05, 2015 at 23:15 | Source:
LONDON (Reuters) - Gold edged lower on Tuesday as the dollar and European shares rose ahead of U.S. nonfarm payrolls later in the week that could give clues on when the Federal Reserve will hike interest rates. Spot gold was down 0.1 percent at $1,18...
Most French people give thumbs down to Hollande in poll | Reuters
May 02, 2015 at 23:15 | Source:
PARIS (Reuters) - More than 80 percent of French people do not want Francois Hollande to stand for re-election in the next presidential contest in 2017 due to his poor economic record, according to a poll ahead of his third anniversary in power later...
Dollar dips, trade thins on May Day after stormy week| Reuters
May 01, 2015 at 23:15 | Source:
LONDON (Reuters) - A holiday in most of Europe thinned trade on Friday after a tumultuous week when the dollar dove, bond yields soared and stock markets in Europe and the United States weakened. Analysts struggled for clarity on what was driving the...
Gold falls 2 percent after better-than-forecast U.S. jobs data| Reuters
May 01, 2015 at 01:15 | Source:
NEW YORK/LONDON (Reuters) - Gold fell 2 percent on Thursday after better-than-forecast U.S. jobs data encouraged investors to sell the traditional safe-haven market, reviving expectations the Federal Reserve could raise interest rates soon.Data on Th...
U.S. data suggest economy picking up steam after weak Q1 | Reuters
Apr 30, 2015 at 23:15 | Source:
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The number of Americans filing new claims for jobless benefits tumbled to a 15-year low last week and consumer spending rose in March, signs the economy was regaining momentum after stumbling badly in the first quarter.The econ...
U.S. jobless claims edge up; trend signals firmer labor market| Reuters
Apr 24, 2015 at 00:45 | Source:
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The number of Americans filing new claims for jobless benefits rose last week for a third straight week, but the underlying trend continued to point to a solidly improving labor market.Initial claims for state unemployment bene...
Greek cash seen lasting into June, no EU deal imminent| Reuters
Apr 22, 2015 at 23:45 | Source:
ATHENS/BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Greece can scrape together enough cash to meet its payment obligations into June, euro zone and Greek officials said on Wednesday, playing down fears of an imminent default as hopes receded of a deal with its creditors to ...
Should Modi accept Israel's invite? Yes. He should ignore the naysayers
Apr 20, 2015 at 17:29 | Source:
By Jaideep A PrabhuThe subject of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's possible response to an invitation by Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu and President Reuven Rivlin to visit their country has set tongues wagging, both domestically and interna...
In tightly ruled Saudi, Yemen war is `something good`
Apr 17, 2015 at 10:18 | Source:
Riyadh: A newspaper hails Saudi Arabia`s "brave armed men". Students build a remote-controlled fighter plane as a tribute to warplanes bombing Yemeni rebels. A phone company offers patriotic songs as ringtones.This is wartime in Saudi Arabi...