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Friday, September 12, 2014
Oil prices fell in Asia Thursday after coming under pressure due to weak global demand and a supply glut even as U.S. President Barack Obama vowed to destroy jihadist militants in Syria and Iraq.
Oil prices fell in Asia Thursday after coming under pressure due to weak global demand and a supply glut even as U.S. President Barack Obama vowed to destroy jihadist militants in Syria and Iraq.
Thursday, September 11, 2014
Global stocks sank Wednesday under the weight of worries about the possible timing of a U.S. rate hike and an impending referendum on Scottish independence.
The dollar pusher higher in Asia on Wednesday to hit a fresh six-year high against the yen, while the pound struggled to recover owing to concerns about next week's Scottish independence vote.
Oil prices rose in Asia Wednesday as dealers awaited the latest U.S. supply report for clues about demand in the world's top crude consumer, analysts said.
Wednesday, September 10, 2014
The world is facing a global jobs crisis that is hurting the chances of reigniting economic growth and there is no magic bullet to solve the problem, the World Bank warned on Tuesday.
Asian stock markets notched modest gains Tuesday and the dollar hit a six-year high against the yen on investor expectations the U.S. Federal Reserve will end stimulus and raise interest rates in coming months. European stocks were slightly lower.
The dollar extended its gains in Asia Tuesday, hovering around a six-year high against the yen, while the British pound struggled to recover from a sell-off fuelled by fears of Scottish independence.
The oil market diverged on Tuesday as traders paused for breath, one day after Brent crude hit a 16-month low under US$100 on the back of ample supplies.
Tuesday, September 9, 2014
European stocks, pound down on Scottish poll
European stock markets dropped on Monday, in part owing to profit-taking, while the pound slumped on a poll suggesting Scotland could yet win independence from Britain in imminent referendum.
  
  
  
  
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