Aug 29, 2014 07:48 AM IST
Worries over tension abroad had largely receded from Wall Street, with major indexes seeing few negative days over the past two weeks, and the Dow and S&P both hitting record highs.
- Aug 27, 2014 08:18 AM IST
Deep job losses, route cuts and a change of leadership are expected in a restructuring plan prepared by Malaysia's government for announcement as early as Thursday, when MAS also reports its Q2 results.
- Aug 26, 2014 01:11 PM IST
A dovish Mario Draghi over the weekend triggered a wave of buying interest in European equities on hopes of another stimulus from the ECB.
- Aug 23, 2014 07:52 AM IST
Ukraine on Friday said Russia had launched a "direct invasion" of its territory after Moscow sent a convoy of aid trucks across the border into eastern Ukraine, where pro-Russian rebels are fighting government forces.
- Aug 22, 2014 08:38 PM IST
In prepared remarks for the annual Jackson Hole policy conference, Yellen said the Fed was now questioning both the degree of remaining slack in the labor market and the timing of rate hikes relative to that slack.
- Aug 20, 2014 08:01 AM IST
S&P 500 is less than half a percent from its all-time high. All eyes are now on the upcoming Jackson Hole symposium and the minutes of the July FOMC meet to be released today.
- Aug 19, 2014 08:40 AM IST
Van Der Linde said the Indian equities have already rallied 22-24 percent and the upside looks capped for the year.
- Aug 18, 2014 11:37 AM IST
Oil had a roller coaster ride last week as fears of a supply glut led to a fifth consecutive weekly decline. Both the EIA and IEA reports released last week indicated a very comfortable supply picture while trimming their demand forecasts for this year.
- Mar 15, 2014 08:49 AM IST
The S&P 500 ended below a key technical support level of 1,850 for the second day. The index also ended down 2 percent for the week, its biggest weekly loss since late January.
- Mar 14, 2014 07:53 PM IST
Consistent fall in inflation during first two months of 2014 and an expansion in industrial output in January for the first time in four months supported the market. But concerns over fresh tensions in Crimea and a slowing Chinese economy limited upsides.
- Mar 14, 2014 06:59 PM IST
Crimea is already an autonomous region within Ukraine, but a yes vote would in theory mean full independence. In practice, of course, it is unlikely to be recognized by the Ukrainian government or its international supporters.
- Mar 14, 2014 05:10 PM IST
The market saw sharp recovery in last hour of trade Friday that took the 50-share NSE Nifty above 6500-mark despite nervousness among global peers. However, the market opened lower and fell nearly 1 percent intraday on Ukraine tensions and China growth worries.
- Mar 14, 2014 10:56 AM IST
Rob Aspin of Standard Chartered Bank says that the Indian market is outperforming due to political trigger but it could see some reversal post elections outcome.
- Mar 14, 2014 08:59 AM IST
Government bond prices are likely to consolidate at current levels after rallying amid further escalation of tension in Ukraine, says Dhawal Dalal, DSP BlackRock.
- Mar 14, 2014 08:59 AM IST
Equities are expected to open low which will further weaken the rupee to open near 61.50/USD levels in futures, says Pramit Brahmbhatt, Alpari India.
- Mar 14, 2014 08:09 AM IST
India is set to release its wholesale price index (WPI) for February which had eased to an eight-month low in January.
- Mar 13, 2014 08:32 AM IST
The EU agreed on a framework on Wednesday for its first sanctions on Russia since the Cold War, a stronger response to the Ukraine crisis than many expected and a mark of solidarity with Washington in the drive to make Moscow pay for seizing Crimea.
- Mar 13, 2014 08:05 AM IST
The EU agreed a framework for its first sanctions on Russia since the Cold War, a stronger response to the Ukraine crisis than many had expected and a mark of solidarity with Washington in the effort to make Moscow pay for seizing Crimea.
- Mar 12, 2014 09:51 AM IST
In Asia, investors are hoping Chinese data on industrial output, retail sales and urban investment due on Thursday that might offer some clarity on where the economy is heading.
- Mar 11, 2014 05:07 PM IST
Japan shut down its reactors in the wake of the meltdown at the Fukushima nuclear power plant following the March 2011 earthquake and tsunami and Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is keen to return the resource-poor country back to nuclear energy.
- Mar 11, 2014 09:23 AM IST
Ralph Acampora of Altaira is bullish on both the Indian and the US markets.
- Mar 11, 2014 09:02 AM IST
The Nikkei average rose 0.5 percent to 15,198.44, recouping about a half of its losses on Monday to edge near a five-week high of 15,312.60 hit on Friday.
- Mar 11, 2014 08:35 AM IST
The rupee gained strength for the 5th straight session to break below the 61-mark against the dollar. This is the highest level hit by the rupee in the last 7 months.
- Mar 10, 2014 06:07 PM IST
This week is pretty light on economic data but the developments surrounding Russia and Ukraine will keep activity high in precious metals. While equity markets are near all-time highs, their reaction to geopolitical events will be closely watched.
- Mar 10, 2014 03:56 PM IST
Most EMs have rallied in the past few trading sessions; investors are likely to utilize any negative news as a fantastic opportunity to take some profits at this stage, Patrick Legland said.