Wednesday, June 25, 2014
The price of oil fell Tuesday as fears receded that the insurgency roiling Iraq would affect its oil production and exports.
Tuesday, June 24, 2014
Reforms proposed to lift global growth in line with a target set by the world's biggest economies earlier this year are so far falling short, Australian Treasurer Joe Hockey said Monday.
European stock markets fell on Monday as traders reacted to a further drop in eurozone business activity that offset positive news for Chinese manufacturing, analysts said.
Oil prices rose on Monday on continued violence in key crude producer Iraq, holding not far from last week's nine-month peaks, analysts said.
The dollar was steady during Asian trade on Monday, buoyed by optimism about the U.S. economic recovery.
Monday, June 23, 2014
Low interest rates are stoking the fires of takeovers, with about a quarter of big groups now on the lookout for targets in the next 12 months, a study found recently.
Sunday, June 22, 2014
U.S. President Barack Obama said Friday he hopes to have an agreement on framing a vast pan-Pacific trading block by the time he makes his next visit to Asia in November.
The dollar edged down in Asia Friday, extending losses in New York that were driven by dovish comments from the head of the U.S. Federal Reserve that indicated interest rates will not go up until next year.
Saturday, June 21, 2014
World stock markets struggled Friday as the euphoria faded from the Fed's promises of prolonged low rates to boost growth.
The price of oil was little changed with global crude a near nine-month high Friday, following days of fighting between Iraqi soldiers and Islamic militants for control of the country's biggest refinery.