Monday, July 28, 2014   

Nikkei up by break
1 hr 24 mins ago
Tokyo stocks added 0.47 percent Monday morning as an upbeat start to Japanese earnings season supported the market, after Wall Street finished lower on Frida...
Nikkei opens lower
1 hr 48 mins ago
Tokyo stocks opened 0.20 percent lower on Monday after ending last week trade at a six-month high. The Nikkei 225 index was down 30.89 points to 15,426.98 a...
Hong Kong stocks rise at open
1 hr 53 mins ago
Hong Kong stocks rose 0.14 percent in the first few minutes of trade Monday, marking a fifth straight advance. The benchmark Hang Seng Index climbed 33.2...
BSkyB to take over Italian, German pay TV networks
07-25 18:02
London-based satellite broadcaster BSkyB has agreed to take control of its sister companies in Italy and Germany, creating a European pay TV giant, by buyi...
Russia raises interest rate on geopolitical tensions
07-25 17:51
Russia's central bank unexpectedly raised its main interest rate by a half point on Friday, warning that geopolitical tensions were pushing up inflationary risks....
China adds 7.4m jobs in first half
07-25 17:21
China's employed population in urban areas expanded by 7.37 million in the first half of 2014, with the unemployment rate remaining low at 4.08 percent, the Minis...
German business confidence down in July
07-25 16:43
Germany's Ifo business confidence indicator fell sharply in July, data showed on Friday, as the crises in Ukraine and the Middle East weigh on companies' o...
Hang Seng finishes on positive column
07-25 16:09
Hong Kong stocks rose 0.31 percent Friday, a fourth-straight advance, following a record close on Wall Street and with confidence boosted by a strong reading...
RBS reports sharp recovery
07-25 16:07
Britain's state-rescued Royal Bank of Scotland warned over future earnings despite posting a surge in profits on Friday. Net profit almost tripled to 1....
European markets open lower
07-25 16:06
Europe's main stock markets dropped at the start of trading on Friday, with London's benchmark FTSE 100 index down 0.32 percent to 6,799.54 points. Fra...
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