Stories about Markets

Jul 31 2016

Italian banks under glare as European Union stress tests results due

Federal Reserve's stress tests . The European Banking Federation, as representative body for 32 national banking associations in Europe, takes note of the publication ...

Jul 31 2016

Lester recovers from rut of bad starts, Cubs rout Mariners

In Lester's six innings, just four runners got past first base, and he struck out seven, a good way to end what had been up to now a frightful month of July for him. The ...

Jul 30 2016

Ringgit may continue to weaken following no change in FOMC rate

In that statement, the Fed had removed a dovish-phrase that had previously added fuel to markets under the presumption that the Fed wouldn't hike anytime soon; so this wa...

Jul 30 2016

Tennessee sales tax holiday runs through Sunday

I'm pleased to announce that the state of OH has once again designated the first weekend in August as Ohio's Sales Tax Holiday in an effort to help parents and families...

Jul 30 2016

SABMiller to recommend AB InBev's improved offer

Asahi will closely monitor developments as its 2.55 billion euro ($2.8 billion) purchase of Peroni, Grolsch and Meantime beer brands in Europe from AB InBev is subject...

Jul 30 2016

NextEra Agrees to Buy Texas Electric Giant Oncor for $18.4B

It operates through two subsidiaries, which includeFlorida Power & Light Company (FPL) and NextEra Energy Resources, LLC ( NEER ). NextEra has been trying to acquire ...

Jul 30 2016

Italy's BMPS worst performer in European Union banking stress tests

Under the plan, the 5 billion euro share issue, which would be Monte dei Paschi's third capital increase since 2014, will be launched at the end of this year if possible,...

Jul 29 2016

Global stocks rise on Japan stimulus ahead of Fed statement

MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan.MIAPJ0000PUS edged up 0.1 percent, having previously climbed to its highest level since August 11, 2015. Spot g...

Jul 29 2016

Turkey coup attempt: State of emergency announced

With Russian President Vladimir Putin involved in the Syrian civil war and intent on maintaining Russian enclaves in the eastern Ukraine, Moldova and Georgia, all of whic...

Jul 29 2016

Indiana GOP panel backs Pence's successor choice

Scott Walker, who introduced Pence as one of the "most honorable" people he knows in politics and said he'd long "admired him from afar". "This includes (the Religious ...

Jul 29 2016

Die-hard Sanders' backers divided on backing Clinton

Clinton last week promised the Citizens United amendment would come during her first month in office, but Democracy Spring and aligned groups view the pledge with skept...

Jul 29 2016

Analog Devices buys Linear Tech in cash and stock deal

The acquisition is expected to be accretive to non-GAAP earnings and cash flow. "Though the steady growth and profitability of its core industrial, communications infrast...

Jul 29 2016

Indigo flight from Dubai is diverted after man 'jumped on food cart'

The CISF has taken two passengers into custody immediately after the aircraft landed in Mumbai . The flight departed from Mumbai about an hour later without the offl...

Jul 28 2016

LVMH selling Donna Karan brand to US group G-III Apparel

It comes a year after Donna Karan stepped down from the helm of the fashion company she launched in 1985. G-III has a comprehensive portfolio of over 30 licensed and prop...

Jul 28 2016

Farewell to VCRs as Japan maker pulls plug

To the demise of magnetic tape cassette recorders . Funai has created video players since 1983. "People have a drink and swap war stories, and then swap tapes over be...

Jul 28 2016

Cranswick Q1 revenues rise, confident in new year; to sell sandwich business

That was an increase of 4% on the same period past year, and an increase of 3.1% in constant currency. The statement added: "As part of Cranswick's strategy to focus on...

Jul 28 2016

Fiat Chrysler (FCAU) Stock Falls Amid Uncertainty Despite Guidance Hike

The results come swiftly after Fiat was made to change the way it reports monthly vehicle sales in the United States in the aftermath of a fraud investigation. The comp...

Jul 28 2016

Democratic Convention Will Include An Openly Transgender Speaker For First Time

That proposed platform includes planks endorsing comprehensive non-discrimination protections, opposing anti-LGBTQ bills, condemning violence against transgender people...

Jul 28 2016

Challenge accepted: Get your Pokemon Go fix on this UNIQUE taxi tour

And if you're wondering what on earth Poke Stops are, they are simply real world locations where you can collect more Poke Balls , Great Balls and other items for the ...

Jul 28 2016

Facebook's second quarter profits surge by 186%, hits $2bn

This compares to 1.65 billion it had at the end of the first quarter. He said Facebook was hesitant to release these features in the past because of concerns that users m...