Mar 03, 2014 09:16 AM IST
Here are five reasons the world's largest economies are watching what happens in Ukraine.
- Mar 03, 2014 08:38 AM IST
The G7 said the IMF, which is sending a team to Kiev this week, needed to be in the forefront of efforts to help Ukraine with both policy advice and financing to help it through its most-pressing economic challenges.
- Mar 03, 2014 07:51 AM IST
Turmoil in Ukraine has spooked the equity markets worldwide with the Wall Street closing mixed. The S&P 500, however, managed a record close on Friday.
- Mar 01, 2014 09:10 AM IST
The closely watched monthly jobs report due on Friday is expected show that employers stepped up hiring a bit in February, but there is a greater-than-unusual amount of uncertainty around forecasts given that the weather remained unseasonable.
- Mar 01, 2014 07:49 AM IST
All three major indexes closed out the month with strong gains, however. The Dow scored its best monthly percentage gain since January 2013, while the S&P 500 had its best month since October.
- Feb 28, 2014 07:49 AM IST
Third quarter GDP numbers will be released today and according to a CNBC-TV18 poll, the data is expected at 4.8 percent.
- Feb 27, 2014 08:55 AM IST
Spot gold was little changed at USD 1,330.00 an ounce by 0031 GMT. On Wednesday, it hit a four-month high at USD 1,345.35 before falling almost 1 percent on a dollar rally and surging US home sales -- its biggest one-day loss in nearly a month.
- Feb 27, 2014 07:05 AM IST
The drop in the ruble came a day after China's yuan had its biggest drop in three years, which weighed on shares of European luxury goods makers because of their heavy exposure to emerging markets.
- Feb 24, 2014 11:14 AM IST
In a research report published, Jens Nordvig, Nomura's global head of G10 FX strategy, assigned a 29 percent probability of a default in Ukraine within one year. The country's hryvnia has plunged almost 8 percent against the dollar this year.
- Feb 24, 2014 08:47 AM IST
Ukraine's economic woes run deep and the country has been reliant on aid from Russia. A slump in demand for exports of steel and industrial machinery and poor economic policy has taken a toll, analysts say.
- Feb 20, 2014 09:51 AM IST
Overnight there was some sell-off in emerging markets such as Russia and Argentina and Ukraine too was under pressure. But Richard Gibbs, Global Head, Macquarie Securities is not worried about the sell-off affecting Indian market. He believes as long as India's political scene remains on track, India should do well.
- Jan 30, 2014 04:13 PM IST
Seth Freeman has a long-term hold on India with a positive bias, while Shane Oliver finds Indian market still more expensive versus China, he recommends buying it on dips.
- Jan 27, 2014 08:31 AM IST
Japan's benchmark index fell to its weakest levels since November, extending Friday's sharp 2 percent fall, after the yen briefly hit a new seven-week high at 101.77 per dollar in early trade. As global risk appetite fell, investors bought into safe havens like the Japanese currency.
- Jan 08, 2014 01:23 PM IST
Emerging market bonds posted only their third year in the red since 1998 last year, while emerging equities ended 2013 in the red for the second year in three.
- Oct 29, 2013 12:18 PM IST
The rankings measure each country`s regulations on 11 business life-cycle events, including starting a business, getting electricity and construction permits, enforcing contracts, paying taxes and getting credit.
- Sep 13, 2013 08:41 AM IST
The UN's trade and development agency UNCTAD said in its annual survey of the global economy and the prospects for poorer nations that developing countries would grow 4.5 to 5 per cent in 2013 while the sputtering economies of the rich world would manage just one percent growth.
- Jun 22, 2013 12:34 PM IST
With up and coming spots in Europe as the focus, the editors and members of travel website VirtualTourist (www.virtualtourist.com) have compiled a list of the "Top 10 European Cities To See Now".
- Mar 22, 2013 08:25 PM IST
Eating too much salt contributed to 2.3 million deaths from heart attacks, strokes and other heart-related diseases throughout the world in 2010.
- Dec 26, 2012 09:26 PM IST
Cash-strapped Ukraine on Wednesday reminded entertainers making money by posing as Did Moroz - the local version of Santa Claus - and his helpers to pay income tax.
- Jun 06, 2012 04:22 PM IST
France's clinical dismissal of Estonia in their final Euro 2012 warmup on Tuesday was yet another blow to any England fan still confident about their team's chances in Poland and Ukraine.
- Feb 27, 2012 06:32 PM IST
Rozsaly, near the border with Romania and Ukraine in one of the country's poorest regions, pays local workers to grow crops and raise livestock to help the village feed itself and ease the poverty that has affected it for generations.
- Apr 26, 2011 09:35 AM IST
The tragic events in Japan have reminded mankind about the most terrible nuclear disaster in human history — the Chernobyl accident in Ukraine.
- Apr 25, 2011 08:20 PM IST
Kalpataru Power Transmission Limited (KPTL), a leading global EPC player in the power and infrastructure contracting sector, has secured new orders exceeding Rs 1,350-crore.
- Jan 28, 2011 05:36 PM IST
Euro 2012 co-hosts Ukraine have been warned by UEFA about the possible consequences of political interference in the country's soccer federation.