Saturday, March 28, 2015
Germany's DAX added 0.1 percent to 11,855.93 and France's CAC-40 rose 0.3 percent to 5,020.27. Britain's FTSE 100 fell 0.4 percent to 6,867.55. Futures pointed to a fifth day of losses on Wall Street. S&P 500 futures were down 0.2 percent at 2,043.70.
The yen resumed its rally on Friday after getting a boost in U.S. trade over fears that the Yemen crisis will explode into a wider Middle East conflict.
Oil prices fell in Asia Friday, cutting short a recent rally as investors weighed the potential for disruptions in Middle East supplies caused by the Yemen crisis and a global crude glut, analysts said.
Friday, March 27, 2015
World stock markets and the U.S. dollar slid Thursday, battered by weak economic data and tensions in the Middle East as futures pointed to another dive on Wall Street.
The U.S. dollar fell against the yen and euro Thursday after poor U.S. data dented confidence in the world's top economy and threw into question the timeline for a long-awaited Federal Reserve interest rate hike.
Oil prices jumped more than five percent in Asia Thursday after Saudi Arabian jets struck rebel targets in Yemen, with fears growing that a spiralling crisis in the country could threaten key crude producers in the Middle East.
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.