Mar 06, 2013 03:26 EST
London equities rose in opening trade on Wednesday, with the benchmark FTSE 100 index of top companies up 0.25 percent at 6,447.91 points.
Mar 05, 2013 16:31 EST
World oil prices rebounded Tuesday, lifted by equities rallies and bargain hunting after crude oil hit multi-week lows the previous day.
Mar 05, 2013 16:10 EST
The Dow Jones Industrial Average soared to an all-time record high Tuesday, passing the five-year-old mark to leave behind the deep losses of the economic crisis.
Mar 05, 2013 12:52 EST
London shares posted strong gains on Tuesday as Wall Street set an all-time high for intraday trades after the US Federal Reserve reaffirmed its aggressive stimulus policy.
Mar 05, 2013 10:31 EST
The Dow Jones Industrial Average surged to a new all-time high as trade opened Tuesday, surpassing the record set more than five years ago.
Mar 05, 2013 06:26 EST
European stocks advanced Tuesday following an earlier rebound in Asia and after Wall Street closed within sight of a record high, as the Federal Reserve reaffirmed its aggressive stimulus policy.
Mar 04, 2013 08:01 EST
European stock markets sank on Monday, mirroring Asian equities, after US lawmakers failed to prevent $85 billion in spending cuts that were implemented late last week in the world's biggest economy.
Mar 04, 2013 03:27 EST
London equities retreated on Monday at the open, with the benchmark FTSE 100 index of leading companies down 0.41 percent at 6,352.62 points.
Mar 01, 2013 07:38 EST
Europe's main stock markets fell on Friday before the weekend as investors fretted over Italy's post-election deadlock, poor economic data, looming US budget cutbacks and a raft of company results.
Mar 01, 2013 06:14 EST
Asian markets were mixed on Friday as traders took a breather after healthy gains in the previous session while Chinese data showed growth in manufacturing activity had slowed.
Mar 01, 2013 03:45 EST
London shares opened flat on Friday as state-rescued Lloyds Bank announced continuing losses.
Feb 28, 2013 17:32 EST
The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose tantalizingly close to an all-time high Thursday, but failed to top the five-year-old mark and ended up in the red after a late-session sell-off.
Feb 28, 2013 17:29 EST
Groupon said Thursday it was replacing chief executive Andrew Mason, who said he was "fired," following the struggling daily deals firm's share price plunge of 24 percent after bad quarterly results.
Feb 28, 2013 16:47 EST
Groupon said Thursday it was replacing chief executive Andrew Mason, after the struggling daily deals firm saw its share price plunge 24 percent in response to disappointing quarterly results.
Feb 28, 2013 13:31 EST
London shares inched up on Thursday as dealers focused on upbeat jobs data in the United States, dealers said.
Feb 28, 2013 06:36 EST
Asian markets rose Thursday after the Dow on Wall Street hit a more than five-year high, while the head of the European Central Bank soothed concerns over the eurozone.
Feb 28, 2013 03:41 EST
London shares opened higher on Thursday following a strong lead from Wall Street and helped by strong results from the owner of British Airways, dealers said.
Feb 28, 2013 02:28 EST
India's finance minister proposed a 16 percent rise in public spending Thursday in his annual budget as he sought to balance demands for pre-election spending with alarm over the public deficit.
Feb 27, 2013 17:43 EST
Groupon shares took a nosedive Wednesday after the online deals giant surprised markets by reporting fresh losses in the past quarter and a weaker-than-expected outlook.
Feb 27, 2013 17:23 EST
Strong reports on the US housing market and durable goods orders propelled stocks higher Wednesday, with the much-watched Dow index reaching its highest level in more than five years.