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HL: Euro Falls As German Import Prices Fall To More Than 5-yr Low
  27 Feb 18:46
 
The euro declined against its most major rivals in early European deals on Friday, after data showed that Germany’s import prices registered its worst fall in more than five years in January...
 
NS: Global stock markets lackluster ahead of revised US economic growth figures
  27 Feb 18:45
 
BEIJING (AP) — Global stocks were lackluster Friday after Japan reported mixed economic data and investors waited for revised U...
 
BR: Asian markets end week mixed, Tokyo in new 15-year high
  27 Feb 18:45
 
HONG KONG: Asian markets were mixed Friday after US inflation data renewed speculation of an interest rate hike, as Tokyo advanced to a fresh high despite disappointing figures challenging Japan\'s war on deflation...
 
CBS: Global markets muted ahead of U.S. GDP update
  27 Feb 18:45
 
BEIJING - Global stocks were lackluster Friday after Japan reported mixed economic data and investors waited for revised U...
 
LSE: Euro Mixed After German CPI
  27 Feb 18:34
 
BRUSSELS (Alliance News) - At 8:00 am ET Friday, German preliminary consumer price data for February was released...
 
EN: Petronas turns to $2.7 billion fourth-quarter loss on oil slump
  27 Feb 18:32
 
Petroliam Nasional Bhd...
 
LSE: Ahead of election, UK's opposition Labour pledges university tuition fee cut
  27 Feb 18:32
 
By Kylie MacLellan

LONDON, Feb 27 (Reuters) - Britain\'s opposition Labour party on Friday promised to cut university tuition fees by a third as it sought to woo voters ahead of a close-fought election in just over two months time...
 
MW: Oil rebounds, with Brent set for biggest monthly gain since 2009
  27 Feb 18:31
 
Crude-oil futures rebounded Friday, with Brent crude set for its biggest monthly gain in nearly six years, ahead of U...
 
HL: IEA Sees Oil Market Rebalancing in Months as Demand Rises
  27 Feb 18:31
 
The oil market will rebalance in the next several months as a price collapse boosts consumption and curbs supplies, the International Energy Agency said, a day after Saudi Arabia’s oil minister told reporters demand is rising...
 
RTRS: European shares at fresh seven-year high as ECB QE nears
  27 Feb 18:30
 
(Reuters) - European shares rose to fresh seven-year highs on Friday, extending a two-month rally fueled by the European Central Bank\'s money printing program which starts in the coming weeks...
 
SN: Global stocks lackluster ahead of revised US growth figures
  27 Feb 18:29
 
BEIJING — Global stocks were lackluster Friday after Japan reported mixed economic data and investors waited for revised U...
 
FIN: Gold remains weak on sluggish demand, global cues
  27 Feb 18:28
 
Gold prices declined further by Rs 50 to Rs 27,000 per ten gram at the bullion market today owing to easing demand from jewellers and retailers amid a weak global trend...
 
MW: Gold gets cold feet in the shadow of a strong dollar
  27 Feb 18:27
 
MADRID (MarketWatch) — As the dollar looked set to keep roaring higher, gold prices crept backwards on Friday, setting up what could be a battle to hold onto the key $1,200-an-ounce level...
 
MW: U.S. stocks: Wall Street waits for GDP, sentiment and more Fed speakers
  27 Feb 18:27
 
MADRID (MarketWatch) — In a week that is likely to finish with modest gains for Wall Street, stock futures struggled Friday, ahead of economic-growth and consumer sentiment data, and Federal Reserve speakers who could give clues to the next rate hike...
 
MW: U.S. regulator probes banks' div-arbitrage trade
  27 Feb 18:26
 
LONDON--The U...
 
BLBG: U.S. Index Futures Little Changed Before GDP; J.C. Penney Slumps
  27 Feb 18:26
 
(Bloomberg) -- U...
 
BLBG: U.S. Consumer Prices Fell 0.7% in January, Core Rate Rose 0.2%
  26 Feb 19:21
 
(Bloomberg) -- The U...
 
MW: Oil gives back some gains as investors weigh up supply
  26 Feb 19:21
 
Oil futures fell Thursday, giving back some of the strong gains scored in the previous trading session, as investors weighed indications of stronger demand and steadily rising U...
 
BLBG: Jobless Claims in U.S. Rose Last Week to 313,000
  26 Feb 19:20
 
(Bloomberg) -- The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits rose last week from a week earlier...
 
BLBG: Jobless Claims in U.S. Rose Last Week to 313,000
  26 Feb 19:20
 
(Bloomberg) -- The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits rose last week from a week earlier...
 
RTRS: Global equities hit new record as cheap money reigns
  26 Feb 19:20
 
(Reuters) - Global equities set a new record high and bond yields sank to fresh lows on Thursday as investors positioned for an extended era of cheap money ahead of the European Central Bank\'s looming bond-buying scheme...
 
MW: Durable-goods orders climb 2.8% in January
  26 Feb 19:19
 
WASHINGTON (MarketWatch) - Orders for durable U...
 
MW: U.S. jobless claims jump 31,000 to 313,000
  26 Feb 19:19
 
WASHINGTON (MarketWatch) - The number of people who applied for U...
 
BLBG: U.S. Index Futures Advance as S&P, Dow Trade Near Record Highs
  26 Feb 19:18
 
(Bloomberg) -- U...
 
UK: UK confirms economic growth at 0.5% in Q4
  26 Feb 16:09
 
LONDON (ShareCast) - The UK economy confirmed growth of 0...
 
YA: Global stocks higher on earnings, China factory output
  26 Feb 16:08
 
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Global stocks were mostly higher Thursday on upbeat corporate earnings and rising Chinese factory output after the chairwoman of the U...
 
FIN: Commodities: Oil rises as US output steady at record highs
  26 Feb 16:08
 
LONDON (ShareCast) - Front month West Texas crude futures rose by $1...
 
BLBG: Swiss Banks Try to Keep Italian Clients After Tax Deal Is Signed
  26 Feb 16:04
 
(Bloomberg) -- Swiss asset managers, faced with the prospect of an exodus of Italian funds, have won a reprieve...
 
MW: U.K. business investment pulled down by oil sector
  26 Feb 16:03
 
LONDON--Investment by British companies slowed in the final quarter of 2014, official data showed Thursday, as the fall in oil prices drove the North Sea extraction industry to cut down spending on infrastructure...
 
BLBG: Varoufakis Counts on ECB to Avoid Greek Default in March
  26 Feb 16:02
 
(Bloomberg) -- Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis said he’s counting on the European Central Bank to help the country avert default when it runs out of money next month, while bank deposits are also starting to flow back...
 
BLBG: Europe Stocks Rise as Bayer, BAT Gain on Earnings; Allianz Drops
  26 Feb 16:02
 
(Bloomberg) -- European stocks climbed, extending a seven-year high, as Bayer AG and British American Tobacco Plc rose after reporting earnings, while Allianz SE fell...
 
GP: Asian shares largely up, Tokyo at fresh 15-year high
  26 Feb 16:01
 
Asian markets were mostly up Thursday as Tokyo hit a fresh 15-year high, driven by dip buying after the previous day\'s fall while energy shares gained on higher oil prices...
 
BLBG: Goldman Employees Reaped $2 Billion From 2008 Options Last Year
  26 Feb 16:00
 
(Bloomberg) -- While Goldman Sachs Group Inc...
 
MW: European stocks rise as German unemployment falls
  26 Feb 15:49
 
LONDON (MarketWatch) — European stocks rose Thursday, with German equities gaining traction after better-than-expected labor-market data from Europe’s largest economy...
 
WH: Global stocks higher on earnings, China factory output
  26 Feb 15:48
 
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - Global stocks were mostly higher Thursday on upbeat corporate earnings and rising Chinese factory output after the chairwoman of the U...
 
MW: Greece and the eurozone are out of good options
  26 Feb 15:47
 
There are several options left to resolve the Greek crisis — none of them particularly good...
 
MW: Eurozone recovery hopes buoyed by jobless data
  26 Feb 15:46
 
Hopes for a recovery in the eurozone economy this year were aided Thursday by figures showing bank lending to the private sector declined only slightly in January, while jobless numbers continued to fall in Germany...
 
RTRS: Bond yields slide further as cheap money reigns
  26 Feb 15:46
 
(Reuters) - German seven-year bond yields fell below zero for the first time ever on Thursday, as investors positioned themselves for an extended era of cheap money ahead of the European Central Bank\'s looming bond-buying scheme...
 
DC: Gold eases on subdued demand; silver ends steady
  26 Feb 15:45
 
New Delhi: In restricted activity, gold prices eased by Rs 20 to Rs 27,050 per ten gram at the bullion market on February 26 owing to low demand from jewellers and retailers even as the metal strengthened overseas...
 
MW: European stocks fall, on track to break winning streak
  25 Feb 16:44
 
LONDON (MarketWatch) — European stocks moved lower Wednesday, taking a breather after a six-session run of gains that have pushed the benchmark index to a seven-year high...
 
TH: Rupee trading strong at 62.01
  25 Feb 16:44
 
The rupee was trading strong by 19 paise at 62...
 
NT: December trade gap shoots up by 40%
  25 Feb 16:41
 
Sri Lanka’s trade deficit in the month of December has widened by a sharp 39...
 
RTRS: World stocks near all-time highs after Fed signals
  25 Feb 16:40
 
(Reuters) - World stocks were within touching distance of an all-time high on Wednesday as investors cheered signals from Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen that the U...
 
WSJ: Oil Prices Barely Move After China Economic Data
  25 Feb 16:39
 
LONDON—Oil prices fluctuated on Wednesday as investors were weighing improving economic data from China against signs of a continuing supply glut in the U...
 
FIN: Forex News – Janet Yellen signals Fed to hold off rate hikes for now
  25 Feb 16:39
 
The semi-annual testimony of Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen on monetary policy before Congress was roughly in line with expectations...
 
TH: World stocks near all-time highs on Fed’s message
  25 Feb 16:38
 
World stocks were within touching distance of an all-time high on Wednesday as investors cheered signals from Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen that the US central bank would not rush into raising interest rates...
 
RTRS: Egyptian pound steady at official auction, weaker on black market
  25 Feb 16:37
 
CAIRO Feb 25 (Reuters) - Egypt\'s central bank kept the pound steady at 7...
 
EG: European Stocks Dip From Seven-Year Highs--Update
  25 Feb 16:34
 
By Tommy Stubbington
European stocks dipped from seven-year highs Wednesday, after U...
 
NS: Global stocks mixed as profit-taking dents US optimism gains
  25 Feb 16:34
 
TOKYO (AP) — Global stocks were mixed in Wednesday trading, as optimism over expectations that U...
 
RTRS: Brent holds steady around $59, Saudis say oil demand growing
  25 Feb 16:33
 
(Reuters) - Brent crude held steady around $59 a barrel on Wednesday as Saudi Arabia\'s oil minister said oil demand is growing and markets are calm...
 
BD: Rand extends gains ahead of budget speech
  25 Feb 16:32
 
THE rand extended gains against the dollar at midday on Wednesday, after US Federal Reserve chairwoman Janet Yellen’s market-friendly speech and a deal between Greece and its creditors removed the need to take cover in the dollar...
 
INV: Brent holds steady around $59, Saudis say oil demand growing
  25 Feb 16:31
 
By Alexis Akwagyiram
LONDON (Reuters) - Brent crude held steady around $59 a barrel on Wednesday as Saudi Arabia\'s oil minister said oil demand is growing and markets are calm...
 
DH: Global stocks mixed as profit-taking dents US optimism gains
  25 Feb 16:29
 
TOKYO (AP) — Global stocks were mixed in Wednesday trading, as optimism over expectations that U...
 
MN: TSX rises as Yellen remarks offset BMO's disappointing earnings Join our daily free Newsletter
  25 Feb 16:28
 
(MENAFN - ProactiveInvestors) Canadian shares advanced for a second day as investors welcomed remarks from Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen on the U...
 
MY: Gold rebounds on wedding season buying, global cues
  25 Feb 16:26
 
napping its four-day losing streak, Gold rebounded by Rs 100 to Rs 27,070 per ten grams at the bullion market today mainly on the back of wedding season buying by jewellers and retailers amidst a firming global trend...
 
BLBG: Home-Price Gains in 20 U.S. Cities Accelerated in December
  24 Feb 19:38
 
(Bloomberg) -- Home prices in 20 U...
 
RTRS: Home Depot sets $18 billion buyback, profit beats estimates
  24 Feb 19:37
 
(Reuters) - Home Depot Inc (HD...
 
FB: Home Depot Profit Rises By 36%
  24 Feb 19:36
 
Home Depot reported better than expected fourth quarter earnings on Tuesday, bolstered by increased spending on home renovation, but warned that the strong dollar would negatively impacts its revenues this year...
 
MW: U.S. stock investors yearn for direction from Yellen testimony
  24 Feb 19:35
 
NEW YORK (MarketWatch) — U...
 
SK: Oil Slide A Blessing For These Mutual Funds
  24 Feb 19:34
 
Prices of oil began the year just where they left off in 2014...
 
MW: Home-price growth last year doubled inflation, Case-Shiller index finds
  24 Feb 19:33
 
WASHINGTON (MarketWatch) -- House prices edged up 0...
 
RTRS: METALS-Copper rises as Greek panic abates, awaits Fed speech
  24 Feb 19:31
 
* Dollar inches up, European shares supported by Greek deal

* Coming up: Fed Chair testifies on policy at 1500 GMT (Adds official midday prices)

By Maytaal Angel

LONDON, Feb 24 (Reuters) - Copper rose on Tuesday as panic over Greece abated while the market waited to see if Chinese buyers would return in force after a holiday and for clues from the U...
 
BLBG: European Commission Accepts Greek Economic Measures After Review
  24 Feb 19:31
 
(Bloomberg) -- Greece’s package of new economic measures is good enough to proceed toward concluding an extension of the country’s bailout, according to the European Commission...
 
WT: Eurozone to meet later to give verdict on Greek reform plans
  24 Feb 19:30
 
BRUSSELS (AP) — Greece’s creditors in the 19-country eurozone appeared Tuesday to be heading toward a positive assessment of a list of reform measures Athens has sent in order to get a 4-month extension to its bailout, which would keep the country afloat...
 
SD: U.S. Stock-Index Futures Little Changed Before Yellen Testimony
  24 Feb 19:30
 
(Bloomberg) -- U...
 
IRS: BoE chief Carney warns of possible impact of Grexit
  24 Feb 19:26
 
Bank of England chief Mark Carney has warned of the likely impact a Greek exit from the euro would have on Britain...
 
GD: Gold Holdings of Eurozone Rise to 10,792 Tonnes – ECB’s “Reserve of Safety
  24 Feb 19:25
 
The Euro zone raised its gold holdings by 7...
 
SD: Gold Trades Near Seven-Week Low on Stronger Dollar, Greece Plans
  24 Feb 19:15
 
(Bloomberg) -- Gold traded near a seven-week low as the dollar strengthened and Greece’s creditors reviewed a list of debt-reduction policies...
 
BLBG: U.S. Stock-Index Futures Little Changed Before Yellen Testimony
  24 Feb 19:13
 
(Bloomberg) -- U...
 
UPI: U.S. gas prices rise for 29 straight days
  24 Feb 19:13
 
WASHINGTON, Feb...
 
TH: Stock Futures Flat as Wall Street Waits for Fed Chair Yellen
  24 Feb 19:12
 
NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- It\'s another muted start for stocks on Tuesday with markets in wait-and-see mode ahead of Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen\'s remarks to Congress...
 
EN: Oil prices rebound
  24 Feb 19:11
 
Oil prices rebounded slightly Tuesday after recent sharp losses caused by an oversupplied market...
 
RTRS: Dollar inches up on Yellen hopes, Greek breather
  24 Feb 19:10
 
(Reuters) - World shares held near record highs on Tuesday after Greece produced a list of proposed economic reforms, and the dollar rose on expectations Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen would signal the Fed was still moving towards raising interest rates...
 
BLBG: U.S. Banks Hoard $2 Trillion of Ultra-Safe Bonds
  23 Feb 18:26
 
(Bloomberg) -- What do America’s banks know about the state of the U...
 
FRX: Oil Declines, Supply Glut Increases Doubts on Rally
  23 Feb 18:26
 
Crude oil futures put an end to the three-session winning streak on Nymex, which had lifted the prices by more than 9% as investors shifted their focus to the increasing US inventories...
 
PT: US dollar ends dearer against the rupee
  23 Feb 18:25
 
Mumbai, Feb 23 (PTI) The US dollar ended dearer against the rupee at 62...
 
INV: Dollar up more than 1% against Swiss franc
  23 Feb 18:24
 
Investing...
 
EN: Rand softens ahead of 2015 budget speech
  23 Feb 18:23
 
JOHANNESBURG- The rand was under pressure against the dollar on Monday as investors\' risk appetite remained tentative across the globe despite a rescue deal for debt-ridden Greece...
 
MW: Euro gives up Greece-fueled gain on concerns the drama isn’t over
  23 Feb 18:22
 
LONDON (MarketWatch) — The euro moved firmly lower against the dollar on Monday, as initial optimism over Greece’s bailout extension last week faded and was replaced with concerns that the can has just been kicked down the road...
 
TP: Asian markets mostly higher on Greek debt deal
  23 Feb 18:22
 
Tokyo--Asian stocks broadly rose Monday as investors cheered a tentative deal to extend Greece\'s bailout, giving Athens a last-minute lifeline to pay its bills and avoid a damaging default...
 
CBS: World shares mostly higher following Greek bailout progress
  23 Feb 18:21
 
TOKYO - World stocks extended gains Monday after Greece and its European creditors reached an agreement that staved off the threat of bankruptcy and exit from the euro, though hurdles remain to cementing the short-term funding deal...
 
LSE: Stocks rise, safe-haven Swiss franc falls on Greek deal
  23 Feb 18:20
 
* European shares rise after deal eases Grexit fears


* Swiss franc falls as agreement buoys risk appetite

* Bond investors seek high-yielding Italy and Spain

* Strong dollar hits oil price

By Nigel Stephenson

LONDON, Feb 23 (Reuters) - Shares rose and the safe-haven Swiss franc fell against the euro on Monday after Greece reached a conditional deal with its international partners to avert an immediate financial crisis...
 
EG: Investors Increase Bets on Recovery in Oil Prices
  23 Feb 18:20
 
By Georgi Kantchev


LONDON--As oil prices rose in recent weeks from their five-and-a-half year lows in January, investors last week slightly increased the number of bets on a recovery in prices...
 
UPI: Canada expects dip in crude oil production
  23 Feb 18:19
 
WASHINGTON, Feb...
 
EG: Crude Prices Slip on Oversupply Concerns -- Update
  23 Feb 18:18
 
By Georgi Kantchev
LONDON--Oil prices started the week in the red with Brent trading below the $60 a barrel mark as market participants turned their focus back on the global oversupply of crude...
 
BLBG: Gold Fever Fading as $4 Billion Erased From Funds: Commodities
  23 Feb 18:18
 
(Bloomberg) -- Judging by the barometer of hedge-fund interest, there’s less to get excited about in gold these days...
 
MW: Gold prices lower with Greece eyed
  23 Feb 18:17
 
MADRID (MarketWatch) — Gold prices on Monday showed no signs of bouncing back after last week’s near-2% decline as a flood of economic data and the winding down of earnings season could inject some volatility in metals trading in the coming days...
 
BLBG: Europe Stocks Rise With Italy Bonds on Greece; Oil Falls
  23 Feb 18:17
 
(Bloomberg) -- European stocks rose and gains in bonds sent Italian and Portuguese yields to record lows as Greece received a four-month extension on its bailout...
 
BLBG: ECB Plans to Push Greek Banks to Shed State Debt If Talks Fail
  20 Feb 17:17
 
(Bloomberg) -- The European Central Bank intends to tell Greek banks to reduce their holdings of state debt if talks over the country’s finances break down, three people familiar with the discussions said...
 
CNBC: Oil trades near $60 as oversupply weighs
  20 Feb 17:15
 
Brent crude oil fell below $60 a barrel on Friday as oversupply, supported by record-high U...
 
IBT: Eurozone PMI summary: Services strengthens but manufacturing weakens
  20 Feb 17:14
 
Services activity continued to improve while manufacturing conditions disappointed as per the preliminary purchasing managers data for February released on Friday...
 
TH: Tokyo extends rally but euro falters on Greek debt talks
  20 Feb 17:14
 
Hong Kong - A weaker yen helped Japan\'s Nikkei extend a recent rally after closing at a 15-year high in the previous session, but the euro struggled against other currencies ahead of crunch Greek debt talks...
 
UK: Euro zone business picks up pace in February - PMI
  20 Feb 17:13
 
By Sumanta Dey
(Reuters) - The euro zone private sector has expanded at the fastest pace in seven months this month led by rising new orders, surveys showed on Friday, but firms are still cutting prices, suggesting the ECB will have a tough time spurring inflation...
 
BLBG: Europe Stocks Are Little Changed as Ministers to Meet on Greece
  20 Feb 17:12
 
(Bloomberg) -- European stocks traded at a seven-year high as Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis returns to Brussels to meet his euro-area counterparts seeking an agreement that will let Europe’s most-indebted country avoid default...
 
BR: Tokyo investors eye on down-to-wire Greek debt talks
  20 Feb 17:11
 
TOKYO: The fate of last-ditch talks on a Greek debt deal and the situation in violence-wracked Ukraine will be high on the radar for Tokyo investors next week, with any surprises likely to jolt the market, analysts said Friday...
 
FIN: Dollar Flat Against Yen, Euro Ahead Of Meeting On Greek Bailout
  20 Feb 17:11
 
The FINANCIAL -- The dollar was almost unchanged against the yen and the euro in quiet Asia trade February 20, with market participants taking a wait-and-see stance ahead of crucial events such as the eurozone finance ministers\' meeting on the Greek bailout...
 
RTTN: Wall Street Faces Steady Open As Eurogroup Discuss Greek Request
  20 Feb 17:10
 
Trading in the U...
 
DY: Oil price heads for weekly loss on supply strength
  20 Feb 17:10
 
Oil prices fluctuated on Friday and were headed for their first weekly loss in a month after data showed US oil supplies were at an 80-year high...
 
INV: Crude oil slips lower as supply glut worries persist
  20 Feb 17:09
 
Investing...
 
RTRS: METALS-Copper edges down, Chinese consumers on holiday
  20 Feb 17:09
 
* China markets closed until Tuesday

* Asia aluminium premiums set to sag on China exports

* Coming up: U...
 
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