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  • Wall St week ahead: 'Cliff' worries may drive tax selling Dec 08, 2012 10:16 AM IST

    Wall St week ahead: 'Cliff' worries may drive tax selling

    Investors typically sell stocks to cut their losses at year end. But worries about the "fiscal cliff" - and the possibility of higher taxes in 2013 - may act as the greatest incentive to sell both winners and losers by December 31.

  • Global manufacturing business outlook picking up: Ashmore Dec 06, 2012 03:13 PM IST

    Global manufacturing business outlook picking up: Ashmore

    Jan Dehn, co-head research, Ashmore Investment Management, feels that a deal on fiscal cliff will be reached by January. He is of the view that both the Democrats and the Republicans have too much to lose if they don‘t find an agreement.

  • Angel Broking bearish on bullion; buy copper Dec 06, 2012 12:22 PM IST

    Angel Broking bearish on bullion; buy copper

    Naveen Mathur, Associate Director, Commodities & Currencies, Angel Broking spoke to CNBC-TV18 about the concerns holding the commodities today. He feels bullion on gold and silver is bearish today due to the strength in the dollar index putting pressure on the rupee.

  • Cautiously optimistic on India; need Govt action: JP Morgan Dec 05, 2012 05:14 PM IST

    Cautiously optimistic on India; need Govt action: JP Morgan

    In an interview to CNBC-TV18, Edward Pulling, managing director & chief information officer, Asia Pac Equities, JP Morgan AMC gives his predictions for the Indian economy.

  • Fiscal cliff drag on corp America: Ghriskey Dec 05, 2012 11:15 AM IST

    Fiscal cliff drag on corp America: Ghriskey

    Tim Ghriskey, CIO, Solaris Asset Management explains that the dilly-dallying among politicians on the resolution of the fiscal cliff is weighing down on the US corporate sector and the GDP. He forecasts the uncertainty and negative impact to the GDP to continue into the last quarter of FY13.

  • Obama firm on US tax rates amid Republican infighting Dec 05, 2012 03:00 AM IST

    Obama firm on US tax rates amid Republican infighting

    President Barack Obama dangled the possibility on Tuesday of lowering tax rates in 2013 with a broad US tax code revamp, but he stood firm on insisting rates for the wealthiest must rise as part of a deal to avert the "fiscal cliff," a series of budget cuts and tax increases that will begin taking effect on December 31, unless Congress acts.

  • Mkt focus to shift towards fisc cliff by yr-end: Macquarie Dec 04, 2012 11:37 AM IST

    Mkt focus to shift towards fisc cliff by yr-end: Macquarie

    Richard Gibbs, Global Head of Macquarie Securities feels as the end of the year is approaching, the markets will be more focused on the US fiscal cliff.

  • White House dismisses Republican 'fiscal cliff' proposal Dec 04, 2012 07:42 AM IST

    White House dismisses Republican 'fiscal cliff' proposal

    The White House dismissed a "fiscal cliff" proposal from congressional Republicans on Monday that included tax reforms and spending cuts, saying it did not meet President Barack Obama's pledge to raise taxes on the wealthiest Americans.

  • America's long stumble towards 'fiscal cliff' Dec 04, 2012 04:36 AM IST

    America's long stumble towards 'fiscal cliff'

    The long, bumpy road to America's "fiscal cliff" has been traveled over many years by Congress and a series of US presidents, including Barack Obama.

  • US 'fiscal cliff' maneuvers is all about holiday Dec 03, 2012 12:02 PM IST

    US 'fiscal cliff' maneuvers is all about holiday

    With December's onset bringing Christmas sharply into focus, the pace of fiscal cliff negotiations between Democrats and Republicans will pick up starting this week, according to lawmakers and their aides.

  • Indian equities set for decent year-end rally: Kotak Dec 03, 2012 10:10 AM IST

    Indian equities set for decent year-end rally: Kotak

    The Sensex gained over 68 points to trade at 19,408 in early trade today. The index has gained nearly 835 points in the previous four sessions. Meanwhile, the Nifty, moved up by 13.15 points to 5,893.

  • Even without US 'cliff,' world economy teeters Dec 03, 2012 08:26 AM IST

    Even without US 'cliff,' world economy teeters

    The global economy is on edge - and that's without the US "fiscal cliff."

  • Obama cranks up 'fiscal cliff' pressure Dec 01, 2012 10:30 AM IST

    Obama cranks up 'fiscal cliff' pressure

    President Barack Obama turned up the pressure in "fiscal cliff" talks on Friday, hitting the road to drum up support for his drive to raise taxes on the wealthy and warning Americans that Republicans were offering them "a lump of coal" for Christmas.

  • Wall Street: Cliff fight may knock out December rally Dec 01, 2012 10:16 AM IST

    Wall Street: Cliff fight may knock out December rally

    In normal times, next week's slew of US economic data could be a springboard for a December rally in the stock market.

  • 'Mkt concerns to grow if no fiscal cliff resolution by Dec' Nov 30, 2012 03:55 PM IST

    'Mkt concerns to grow if no fiscal cliff resolution by Dec'

    In an interview to CNBC-TV18, Sarah Hewin of Standard Chartered articulated her expectation on fiscal cliff. She said it is possible that at the last minute there will be a compromise agreement. She also said she is expecting a fiscal tightening in the first quarter.

  • Silver lining in 'fiscal cliff'? Stocks will become cheap Nov 30, 2012 02:10 PM IST

    Silver lining in 'fiscal cliff'? Stocks will become cheap

    As markets continue to wait with bated breath over the outcome of "fiscal cliff" talks, one fund manager said, the worst case scenario may not be so bad.

  • Obama's 'fiscal cliff' proposal: $1.6trn in tax increases Nov 30, 2012 09:29 AM IST

    Obama's 'fiscal cliff' proposal: $1.6trn in tax increases

    The White House is seeking USD 1.6 trillion in tax increases up front, as well as USD 50 billion in additional stimulus spending, as part of any "fiscal cliff" deal, Republican aides said Thursday as talks aimed at averting the economy-rattling cliff turned testy.

  • No 'substantive' progress made on US fiscal cliff: Boehner Nov 29, 2012 10:42 PM IST

    No 'substantive' progress made on US fiscal cliff: Boehner

    Top Republican lawmaker John Boehner said on Thursday that no substantive progress has been made to avoid the "fiscal cliff" of spending cuts and tax hikes that will start to go into effect early next year if Washington does not act.

  • Goldman upgrades India, sees Nifty at 6,600 pts by 2013-end Nov 29, 2012 08:22 PM IST

    Goldman upgrades India, sees Nifty at 6,600 pts by 2013-end

    Financial major Goldman Sachs today raised the Indian stocks to "overweight" from "market-weight" and said the NSE Nifty will scale the 6,600 level by December 2013, on the back of growth recovery and moderation in inflation going forward.

  • US budget deal hopes lift shares and commodities Nov 29, 2012 05:00 PM IST

    US budget deal hopes lift shares and commodities

    World shares hit a three-week high and commodities gained on Thursday on optimism that U.S. political leaders would eventually reach a deal to avoid a fiscal crisis which threatens to derail growth in the world's biggest economy.

  • Seems like fiscal cliff deal could be reachable: Blankfein Nov 29, 2012 03:50 PM IST

    Seems like fiscal cliff deal could be reachable: Blankfein

    Goldman Sachs CEO Lloyd Blankfein described President Barack Obama's plan for Washington to reach an agreement on the "fiscal cliff" as detailed and "very credible." However, he cautioned that marginal income tax rates may have to rise to seal a deal.

  • Buffett expects 'fiscal cliff' fix, but not by Dec 31 Nov 29, 2012 10:28 AM IST

    Buffett expects 'fiscal cliff' fix, but not by Dec 31

    Warren Buffett expects Washington lawmakers will come up with a compromise on the "fiscal cliff," but he's not sure that will happen by the end of the year.

  • Brent may touch $105-115 in near term: IHS Global Nov 29, 2012 09:25 AM IST

    Brent may touch $105-115 in near term: IHS Global

    Simon Wardell, director- oil markets, IHS Global Insight, says that he expects Brent crude to touch USD 105-115 in near term. However, any disturbance in the Middle East can spike price.

  • Obama hopes for deficit deal by Christmas Nov 29, 2012 09:04 AM IST

    Obama hopes for deficit deal by Christmas

    President Barack Obama said on Wednesday he hoped to reach an agreement with Congress before Christmas to avoid the looming "fiscal cliff" and shrink the budget deficit, and ramped up efforts to rally the public to press Republicans for action.

  • Obama takes 'fiscal cliff' battle to Twitter Nov 29, 2012 08:57 AM IST

    Obama takes 'fiscal cliff' battle to Twitter

    President Barack Obama opened a new front on Wednesday in the battle between Democrats and Republicans over the best way to avoid the year-end "fiscal cliff" - Twitter.

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