Monday, April 14, 2014
The disappearance of Malaysia Airlines (MAS) flight MH370, despite receiving a lot of attention worldwide and boosting the audience for the mass media, has however had an adverse impact on advertising revenue.
Sunday, April 13, 2014
The world's top finance officials said Saturday that the global economy is recovering and they hope well-run economic programs will avoid the risks that threaten that rebound.
Friday, April 11, 2014
Global personal computer sales saw a modest dip in the first quarter of 2014, as the pace of decline was eased by replacements of older PCs using Windows XP.
Markets in Europe traded in fairly narrow ranges Thursday as the successful return of Greece to bond markets following a four-year absence helped further steady the nerves following a turbulent start to the week.
Oil prices fell on Thursday after weak Chinese trada data, but losses were curbed by upbeat U.S. demand and lingering doubts about the full resumption of Libyan exports, analysts said.
The dollar edged down against the yen on Asia on Thursday after minutes from the U.S. Federal Reserve showed its policymakers are broadly against hiking interest rates too soon.
Thursday, April 10, 2014
A solid start to the U.S. quarterly corporate reporting season helped shore up the mood across financial markets on Wednesday, ahead of the minutes to the last policy meeting of the U.S. Federal Reserve.
The dollar on Wednesday bounced back above 102 yen, clawing back losses suffered in New York after the head of the Bank of Japan poured cold water on hopes it will add to its stimulus program in the near future.
The price of oil edged up closer to US$103 a barrel Wednesday amid unrest in eastern Ukraine, even as a report showed a large rise in U.S. crude stockpiles.
Wednesday, April 9, 2014
Global investments in renewable energy slumped 14 percent last year, with China pouring more money into the sector than Europe for the first time on record, the U.N. said Monday.