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Plane crash over Ukraine hits European, Russian shares

Last Updated: Friday, July 18, 2014, 13:18

Europe`s main stock markets fell at the start of trading on Friday, as the crash of a Malaysia Airlines plane in rebel-held eastern Ukraine continued to weigh on investor sentiment.

Sensex trades flat ahead of Budget

Last Updated: Thursday, July 10, 2014, 11:16

A benchmark index of Indian equities markets was volatile Thursday, wiping off its gains made in the early trade just ahead of the maiden budget of the new government which will be presented to the parliament.

Sensex sheds 36 points in pre-noon trade

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 08, 2014, 12:30

A benchmark index of Indian equities markets was trading 35.74 points or 0.14 percent down in the pre-noon session, after hitting a new high of 26,190.44 points in the early session Tuesday.

100 million more Indians defined as poor: Reports

Last Updated: Monday, July 07, 2014, 18:11

The poverty line is used to help determine government welfare benefit entitlements.

Oil prices rise on weak dollar

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 01, 2014, 09:34

Oil prices rose in Asia Tuesday as dealers made the most of a weakening dollar while keeping an eye on continuing fighting in Iraq, analysts said.

Oil prices down in Asian trade

Last Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014, 09:23

Oil prices eased in Asia Monday on softer US demand, but tensions in the Middle East where jihadists have declared an Islamic state straddling Iraq and Syria will likely keep prices high, analysts said.

Oil prices diverge as market eyes Iraq crisis

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 25, 2014, 08:46

World oil prices diverged on Tuesday, holding close to recent peaks amid ongoing concerns over violence in crude-producer Iraq.

Oil prices firm on Iraq tensions

Last Updated: Monday, June 23, 2014, 09:56

US benchmark West Texas Intermediate was up 31 cents to USD 107.14, while Brent crude gained 35 cents to USD 115.16 in mid-morning trade.

Nikkei hits three-month closing high

Last Updated: Monday, June 09, 2014, 13:39

The benchmark Nikkei gained 0.3 percent to 15,124.00, its highest closing level since March 11.

US oil prices jump on stockpiles data

Last Updated: Friday, May 30, 2014, 04:29

US oil prices jumped Thursday on fresh US stockpiles data while in London crude prices were only slightly higher.

S&P again hits new high on growth expectations

Last Updated: Friday, May 30, 2014, 01:56

U.S. stocks rose on Thursday and the benchmark S&P 500 index hit a record intraday high for the third straight day as traders bet on improvement in the second quarter even as data showed the world`s largest economy contracted in the first quarter.

European stocks rise at open; Alstom surge

Last Updated: Thursday, April 24, 2014, 14:23

Europe`s main stock markets rose at the start of trading on Thursday, with London`s benchmark FTSE 100 index up 0.37 percent to 6,699.37 points.