Wednesday, August 5, 2015   

Dow climbs at open
08-04 21:46
US equities opened little changed today as oil prices rallied and the Chinese stock market notched strong gains following new government measures to counter vo...
Vietnam-EU free trade deal to open up market access
08-04 18:13
The European Union announced a free trade deal “in principle'' with Vietnam aimed at removing nearly all tariffs on goods. “We have a deal,'' EU Trade ...
British company’s Somalia oil deal investigated
08-04 18:09
An oil company chaired by a former leader of Britain's ruling Conservative party is being investigated for alleged corruption in Somalia. The company said th...
(Greece crisis) Bank shares take a hammering again in Athens
08-04 17:53
The Greek stock market is suffering a second day of losses since reopening and banks shares suffered the most. The main index was down by 4 percent soon afte...
China stocks rally at close
08-04 15:23
Shanghai stocks closed up 3.69 percent amid a late spurt of buying after China's two stock exchanges announced new rules to restrict short-selling. The benc...
European stocks lower
08-04 15:21
Europe's main stock markets fell at the start of trading today. London's benchmark FTSE 100 index was down by 0.11 percent to 6,680.85 points. Fran...
BMW quarterly income falls, Roll-Royce sales weak
08-04 15:16
German automaker BMW said second quarter profits fell back by 1 percent, a figure which nevertheless was better than analysts predicted. Net profits fell...
Kerry says Pacific trade pact close at hand
08-04 15:13
Asia-Pacific countries negotiating a vast free-trade pact are “nearing completion'' of a landmark agreement, US Secretary of State John Kerry said, days ...
UK raises US$3.3b offloading 5.4pc stake in Royal Bank of Scotland
08-04 15:11
Britain's government has begun selling its majority stake in bailed-out Royal Bank of Scotland to reduce state debt and kick-start the lender's full return to...
Euro weakens
08-04 12:29
The euro was under pressure today following a sell-off in New York as a plunge on the Greek stock market revived worries about its future in the eurozone. ...
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