Tuesday, June 24, 2014
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.
Friday, June 20, 2014
European and some Asian stock markets rallied Thursday after the Fed signaled that U.S. interest rates would remain at record lows.
Thursday, June 19, 2014
European stock markets climbed Wednesday as investors awaited the outcome of the U.S. Federal Reserve's latest monetary policy meeting, and tracked fighting in Iraq.
Oil prices rose on Wednesday as dealers tracked fresh violence in Iraq — where militants have attacked the nation's main refinery — and awaited the U.S. Federal Reserve's latest monetary policy decision.1 Comment
Gold prices settled lower Tuesday amid expectations that the Federal Reserve will continue easing off its support for the economy.