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  • Euro zone fears spark rush for dollar, shares fall May 18, 2012 01:16 PM IST

    Euro zone fears spark rush for dollar, shares fall

    German government bond yields hit record lows on Friday, the U.S. dollar rose and shares fell as the escalating bank crisis in Spain, a ratings downgrade for Greece and sluggish U.S. data spurred investor demand for safe-haven assets.

  • Gold up 1%, comes off 4-1/2 month low May 17, 2012 12:42 PM IST

    Gold up 1%, comes off 4-1/2 month low

    Gold rose about 1% on Thursday as bargain hunters resurfaced after prices tumbled to another 4-1/2 month low in the previous session and the euro rebounded, but gains could be limited by fears of a deepening debt crisis in Greece.

  • Godrej eyes strong growth in FMCG arm, expects GST in FY13 May 17, 2012 12:33 PM IST

    Godrej eyes strong growth in FMCG arm, expects GST in FY13

    In an interview with CNBC-TV18, Adi Godrej, Chairman, Godrej Industries expects strong growth in Godrej Consumer Products in the next fiscal too. He said that the company is doing exceptionally well in the domestic front.

  • MSCI review: 7 additions & 31 deletions in India Index May 16, 2012 09:01 AM IST

    MSCI review: 7 additions & 31 deletions in India Index

    In its annual review, Morgan Stanley Capital International (MSCI) has made some changes by adding and deleting few stocks with effect from May 31, reports CNBC-TV18's Nimesh Shah.

  • Asian shares pressured by deepening Greek turmoil May 14, 2012 11:32 AM IST

    Asian shares pressured by deepening Greek turmoil

    Asian shares remained under pressure on Monday after talks to form a Greek government failed, with China's latest move to loosen monetary policy only adding to investor risk aversion as it underscored how Europe's plight is hampering global growth.

  • World stocks revive as Spanish bank hopes soothe nerves May 08, 2012 09:42 AM IST

    World stocks revive as Spanish bank hopes soothe nerves

    Shares recovered on Tuesday from the previous day's plunge, as sentiment improved on hopes Spain would use public funds to bolster its struggling banks, although persistent wariness over Greece weighed on the euro.

  • Asian shares, euro slip as data casts doubt on recovery May 03, 2012 06:02 AM IST

    Asian shares, euro slip as data casts doubt on recovery

    Asian shares slipped on Thursday and the euro wallowed near a two-week low after disappointing data from both sides of the Atlantic rekindled concerns about the strength of the global economic recovery.

  • Global stocks hit by euro zone, US data; euro slides May 02, 2012 07:46 PM IST

    Global stocks hit by euro zone, US data; euro slides

    Global stocks and the euro fell on Wednesday after disappointing news on euro zone manufacturing activity and U.S. private-sector jobs growth reignited concerns about a global economic slowdown.

  • Asia shares rise as US data soothes slowdown fears May 02, 2012 11:46 AM IST

    Asia shares rise as US data soothes slowdown fears

    Asian shares rose and the dollar recovered against the yen on Wednesday after strong US factory activity data raised hopes that the world's biggest economy remained on a recovery track while growth in Asian manufacturing improved broader sentiment.

  • Shares inch up, Spain debt downgrade caps Apr 27, 2012 08:16 AM IST

    Shares inch up, Spain debt downgrade caps

    Asian shares inched up on Friday, tracking US stocks which jumped overnight, but Standard & Poor's Spain downgrade weighed on investor risk appetite.

  • Fed's reassurance, earnings optimism lift global shares Apr 26, 2012 05:56 AM IST

    Fed's reassurance, earnings optimism lift global shares

    Asian shares gained on Thursday, retaining positive momentum as the Federal Reserve reassured markets that it will keep its very accommodative stance to support growth.

  • World shares firmer but dollar soft before Fed Apr 25, 2012 06:12 PM IST

    World shares firmer but dollar soft before Fed

    The euro hit a three-week high and global shares gained on Wednesday before a key policy statement by the US Federal Reserve, buoyed by better-than-expected corporate earnings and signs of improved sentiment in the euro zone debt market.

  • World shares, euro firm as debt fears ease, Fed eyed Apr 25, 2012 04:46 PM IST

    World shares, euro firm as debt fears ease, Fed eyed

    The euro hit a three-week high and global shares gained on Wednesday before a key policy statement by the US Federal Reserve, buoyed by some better-than-expected corporate earnings and signs of improved sentiment in the euro zone debt market.

  • Asian shares fall on European political uncertainty Apr 24, 2012 11:00 AM IST

    Asian shares fall on European political uncertainty

    Asian shares fell and the euro was under pressure on Tuesday as political uncertainty and slumping business in Europe raised fears the euro zone could struggle to push through austerity measures and may stay in recession longer.

  • Global stocks falter on Spain, US data; bonds gain Apr 19, 2012 10:02 PM IST

    Global stocks falter on Spain, US data; bonds gain

    Global stocks traded near break-even and government debt prices rose on Thursday despite solid demand for Spanish bonds as investors remained skeptical about the country's fiscal outlook and softer-than-expected US economic data damped sentiment.

  • Asian markets cautious before Spain auction Apr 19, 2012 06:26 AM IST

    Asian markets cautious before Spain auction

    Asian shares moved in a narrow range on Thursday after the previous day's rally as investors grew cautious ahead of a key Spanish bond sale that would test the market's risk appetite.

  • Euro firms, shares dip as Europe debt worry lingers Apr 12, 2012 06:22 AM IST

    Euro firms, shares dip as Europe debt worry lingers

    Asian shares eased on Thursday while the euro firmed, reflecting investor caution despite easing concerns about sovereign funding for troubled euro zone economies Spain and Italy that helped US and European equities rebound overnight.

  • US stocks extend losing streak, euro falls Apr 10, 2012 09:36 PM IST

    US stocks extend losing streak, euro falls

    Wall Street stocks extended their recent losing streak on Tuesday, stung by worries about slowing US job growth, while the euro fell on nagging concerns about Europe's fiscal problems.

  • Asian shares struggle, China data studied Apr 10, 2012 09:32 AM IST

    Asian shares struggle, China data studied

    Asian shares struggled on Tuesday as investors remained cautious after Chinese trade data showed the world's second largest economy may be able to achieve a soft landing but global growth concerns lingered given the sharp slowdown in US job creation.

  • Asian shares fall on sluggish US jobs, focus on data Apr 09, 2012 09:16 AM IST

    Asian shares fall on sluggish US jobs, focus on data

    Asian shares fell on Monday as a sharp slowdown in US jobs growth raised concerns about the strength of the world's largest economy, prompting investors to curb risk exposure ahead of more US data and earnings as well as figures from China this week.

  • Asian shares retreat as Fed minutes soften stimulus bias Apr 04, 2012 11:12 AM IST

    Asian shares retreat as Fed minutes soften stimulus bias

    Asian shares fell on Wednesday after the minutes from the US Federal Reserve's March meeting reduced expectations of further stimulus measures to spur growth, leaving investors looking for more clues to the global economic outlook.

  • World stocks, oil slip after sharp rise Apr 03, 2012 08:12 PM IST

    World stocks, oil slip after sharp rise

    Global stocks edged lower along with oil futures on Tuesday following Monday's strong gains and as investors were cautious ahead of the release of U.S. central bank meeting minutes.

  • World stocks propped by China PMI; U.S. data eyed Apr 02, 2012 05:56 PM IST

    World stocks propped by China PMI; U.S. data eyed

    World stocks were underpinned by surprisingly firm China manufacturing data on Monday, though further evidence that the world's second biggest economy is slowing, along with euro zone debt jitters, kept demand for riskier assets in check.

  • World stocks propped by China data; Europe dips Apr 02, 2012 03:42 PM IST

    World stocks propped by China data; Europe dips

    World stocks were underpinned by on Monday by surprisingly strong China manufacturing data as European shares pared losses after the German central bank denied it would stop accepting the bonds of several euro zone countries as collateral.

  • World stocks rise on U.S. data, euro gains on Spain Mar 30, 2012 10:36 PM IST

    World stocks rise on U.S. data, euro gains on Spain

    World equity markets advanced on Friday, on track to end the quarter with double-digit gains, as reports showing the U.S. economy and consumer sentiment still on the road to recovery helped buoy prices.

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