Friday, March 27, 2015
Borse Dubai has sold its significant stake in the London Stock Exchange, sending the UK group's share price plunging on Thursday.
Thursday, March 26, 2015
The budget airlines that have won a major share of the European aviation market are subject to the same safety and maintenance requirements, experts said Tuesday, and have rarely been involved in accidents.
World stock markets drifted Wednesday as investor sentiment was kept in check by the prospect of higher U.S. interest rates following improved economic data as well as the lingering fears about China's weakening growth.
The U.S. dollar pulled back on Wednesday after rallying in U.S. trade, where upbeat data boosted the case for an early Fed interest rate hike.
Oil prices were mixed in Asia Wednesday ahead of the release of U.S. stockpiles data, a closely watched barometer of demand in the world's biggest consumer of the commodity, analysts said.
Wednesday, March 25, 2015
The president of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) says a proposed Chinese-led regional bank is a potential partner rather than a rival and the ADB is talking with Beijing to share its experience.
World stocks rose Tuesday but gains were tempered as a manufacturing survey underlined that China's economic growth is still losing momentum.
Shareholder payouts from S&P 500 companies hit unprecedented levels in 2014, thanks to record cash levels, according to a report Monday from S&P Dow Jones Indices.
Oil prices fell in Asia Tuesday following disappointing manufacturing data out of top energy consumer China, and as dealers await fresh U.S. economic figures, analysts said.
U.S. dollar demand stalled on Tuesday after the vice chairman of the U.S. Federal Reserve suggested interest rates would rise more slowly than expected, while the euro won support from hopes for a Greek deal.