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  • US 'fiscal cliff' deal elusive, though positions soften Nov 28, 2012 10:43 AM IST

    US 'fiscal cliff' deal elusive, though positions soften

    The US Congress advanced by inches on Tuesday toward compromise on taxes and spending, but a firm deal to avert the "fiscal cliff" at the end of the year still seemed miles away, despite growing pressure from business interests for action.

  • Mecklai graph of the day: US 10 year bond Yield Nov 27, 2012 06:00 PM IST

    Mecklai graph of the day: US 10 year bond Yield

    Mecklai graph of the day: U.S. Treasury prices rose this week, recovering from losses last week, as fiscal challenges in the United States and political uncertainty in Europe underpinned appetite for safehaven assets.

  • Debt deal buys more time for Greece: Citi Nov 27, 2012 04:39 PM IST

    Debt deal buys more time for Greece: Citi

    In an interview to CNBC-TV18, Jurgen Michels of Citi expressed his views on Greece debt deal. The discussion continued on whether this deal will be successful in resolving the nation‘s long-term debt troubles or not an.

  • US business spending plans improve, fiscal cloud lingers Nov 27, 2012 10:46 AM IST

    US business spending plans improve, fiscal cloud lingers

    A gauge of planned US business spending increased by the most in five months in October, raising cautious optimism the sharp cutbacks in capital investment during summer are abating.

  • Consumers, housing getting stronger as Cong works on cliff Nov 27, 2012 09:35 AM IST

    Consumers, housing getting stronger as Cong works on cliff

    Higher home prices are making for slightly happier consumers, a trend that is helping holiday sales and other consumer-driven parts of the economy, while business sits on the sidelines, worrying about the "fiscal cliff."

  • US 'fiscal cliff' deadline nears; parties still at odds Nov 27, 2012 08:25 AM IST

    US 'fiscal cliff' deadline nears; parties still at odds

    Republicans in the US Congress on Monday called on President Barack Obama to detail long-term spending cuts to help solve the country's fiscal crisis, while holding firm against the income tax rate increases for the wealthy that Democrats seek.

  • Expect earning growth at 7.5% in FY13: Kotak Inst Nov 26, 2012 09:55 AM IST

    Expect earning growth at 7.5% in FY13: Kotak Inst

    Sanjeev Prasad, senior executive director, Kotak Institutional Equities, says that as far as earning numbers are concerned, based on the second quarter numbers we have not seen any earnings upgrades.

  • 'Fiscal cliff' talks stalled but progress possible Nov 26, 2012 08:52 AM IST

    'Fiscal cliff' talks stalled but progress possible

    US lawmakers have made little progress in the past 10 days toward a compromise to avoid the harsh tax increases and government spending cuts scheduled for January 1, a senior Democratic senator said on Sunday.

  • US mkt trends higher; bullish for Dec: Schaeffer's Invest Nov 24, 2012 12:18 PM IST

    US mkt trends higher; bullish for Dec: Schaeffer's Invest

    In an interview to CNBC-TV18, Ryan Detrick, Chief Strategist at Schaeffer's Investment spoke about the global issues surrounding the US economy and why he thinks US fiscal cliff issue is more challenging than the Euro zone crisis.

  • Wall St Ahead: Political wrangling to pinch mkt's nerves Nov 24, 2012 08:22 AM IST

    Wall St Ahead: Political wrangling to pinch mkt's nerves

    Many in the market agree there will be some sort of agreement that will fuel a rally, but the road there will be full of political landmines as Democrats and Republicans dig in on positions defended during the recent election.

  • Stage set for post-Thanksgiving rally: Nick Parson Nov 23, 2012 09:24 AM IST

    Stage set for post-Thanksgiving rally: Nick Parson

    Nick Parson, head-market strategy-Europe, National Australia Bank, says that he feels that a deal will be reached on the European budget. He don‘t feel that it an issue for the markets. The scene is setup for a post Thanks Giving rally which could extent well into the December.

  • Is Fed's Bernanke right about the 'fiscal cliff'? Nov 22, 2012 01:30 PM IST

    Is Fed's Bernanke right about the 'fiscal cliff'?

    While Federal Reserve Chief Ben Bernanke forecasts 2013 will be a "very good year" for the world`s largest economy if the "fiscal cliff" is avoided, one analyst argues a cliff-triggered recession is exactly what the US needs.

  • Is Obama's 'fiscal cliff' proposal a deal-breaker? Nov 22, 2012 09:13 AM IST

    Is Obama's 'fiscal cliff' proposal a deal-breaker?

    Right after the election, it was all peaches and cream and conciliatory common-ground language when President Barack Obama met with congressional leaders to discuss the "fiscal cliff."

  • Fiscal cliff, not Greece major concern for market: Ghriskey Nov 22, 2012 08:52 AM IST

    Fiscal cliff, not Greece major concern for market: Ghriskey

    Tim Ghriskey, CIO, Solaris Asset Management believes the US market at the moment is hanging on to every word coming on the fiscal cliff. However, he is hopeful of arriving at a solution to the big problem facing the US economy.

  • Wall St gains after Gaza truce in light holiday trade Nov 22, 2012 08:52 AM IST

    Wall St gains after Gaza truce in light holiday trade

    US stocks rose on Wednesday after a ceasefire was declared to end the flare-up in violence between Israel and the Palestinians, though the lack of a deal to release emergency aid for Greece limited the market's advance.

  • Short-term trend weak; Parliament session crucial: Udayan Nov 22, 2012 08:33 AM IST

    Short-term trend weak; Parliament session crucial: Udayan

    Udayan Mukherjee, managing editor, CNBC-TV18 says the Parliament session flags off. “The market might just be focused on some of the local cues. Global cues are flattish,” he adds.

  • World shares falter, oil slips on Gaza ceasefire Nov 21, 2012 09:24 AM IST

    World shares falter, oil slips on Gaza ceasefire

    World shares rebounded and oil prices fell on Tuesday on news of a possible Egyptian-brokered ceasefire in the Gaza conflict, but comments by Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke about the potential impact of the "fiscal cliff" sent US shares lower.

  • Asian shares steady, refocusing on US fiscal cliff Nov 21, 2012 09:05 AM IST

    Asian shares steady, refocusing on US fiscal cliff

    Asian shares steadied on Wednesday, after a two days of gains, as investors refocused on the risk of a US fiscal crisis following Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke's remarks that the budget impasse was already damaging growth.

  • Bernanke 'bigger threat' than 'fiscal cliff': Schiff Nov 21, 2012 08:58 AM IST

    Bernanke 'bigger threat' than 'fiscal cliff': Schiff

    A Federal Reserve committed to ultra-easy monetary policy poses an even greater challenge to the US economy than "fiscal cliff," investor Peter Schiff said Tuesday.

  • Why it's best for the US to fall off the 'fiscal cliff' Nov 21, 2012 08:47 AM IST

    Why it's best for the US to fall off the 'fiscal cliff'

    While Federal Reserve Chief Ben Bernanke forecasts 2013 will be a "very good year" for the world‘s largest economy if the “fiscal cliff” is avoided, one analyst argues a cliff-triggered recession is exactly what the United States needs.

  • D Subbarao: US has issue with dollar swaps as Re not fully convertible Nov 20, 2012 09:58 PM IST

    D Subbarao: US has issue with dollar swaps as Re not fully convertible

    Reserve Bank of India Governor D Subbarao believes a central bank should intervene in the forex market "only to manage economic stability disruptions".

  • Who gets hurt the most if US goes off 'fiscal cliff' Nov 20, 2012 09:07 AM IST

    Who gets hurt the most if US goes off 'fiscal cliff'

    Much of the discussion about fixing the fiscal cliff has been at the abstract level: the need to cut federal spending by USD 2.5 trillion and raise USD 1.6 trillion in revenue over the next decade.

  • 'Cliff' could push jobless rate above 10%: Fitch Nov 20, 2012 09:00 AM IST

    'Cliff' could push jobless rate above 10%: Fitch

    The "fiscal cliff" could trigger a recession and push the unemployment rate above 10 percent, ratings agency Fitch said on Monday.

  • How global markets are stacked up for 2013? Nov 19, 2012 05:29 PM IST

    How global markets are stacked up for 2013?

    In an interview to CNBC-TV18, Jan Lambregts of Rabobank International spoke about the global performance of the market post the US elections and the issue revolving around fiscal cliff.

  • World shares rally on US fiscal hopes Nov 19, 2012 04:22 PM IST

    World shares rally on US fiscal hopes

    Share markets worldwide rebounded from last week's sharp selloff on Monday, with investors encouraged by signs of progress in talks to resolve the fiscal crunch in the United States.

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