Tuesday, June 16, 2015
Oil prices fell in Asia Monday as dealers fretted over a collapse in Greece's debt talks and a possible return of Iranian supplies disrupted by international sanctions, analysts said.
Saturday, June 13, 2015
Global stock markets were weighed down Friday by ongoing uncertainty over the future of Greece's bailout after the International Monetary Fund decided to walk away from discussions in Brussels, citing a distinct lack of progress.
The euro fell on Friday as hopes for a Greek bailout deal took a hit after the International Monetary Fund pulled out of crunch talks between Athens and its creditors.
Oil prices fell in Asia Friday on a stronger U.S. dollar as traders grew concerned about Greece's troubled debt negotiations, while the International Energy Agency's prediction of an end to the recent surge in demand added downward pressure.
Friday, June 12, 2015
A landmark trade bill that tops President Barack Obama's second-term agenda faces a showdown vote in the House as Democrats mount a last-ditch effort to kill it.
The World Bank warned emerging economies around the world Wednesday of a rocky road ahead as the U.S. moves toward tightening monetary policy and the dollar strengthens.
Europe's main stock markets rose Thursday, with Greek shares soaring on hopes that Athens could be close to a deal with its creditors, analysts said.
Oil prices moved lower in Asia Thursday following a mixed U.S. energy report that showed a huge decline in crude and gasoline reserves but record-high output levels, analysts said.
The yen retreated against the U.S. dollar Thursday, giving up strong gains from the previous session spurred by comments from the head of Japan's central bank as analysts predicted further weakness ahead.
Thursday, June 11, 2015
European companies are losing confidence in China's economy, a lobby group survey said on Wednesday, with many firms planning to lay off staff as Beijing struggles to boost growth and embarks in an anti-monopoly drive.