Last Updated: Thursday, July 31, 2014, 10:20
Gold is headed for a 2.5 percent drop for the month.
Last Updated: Thursday, July 31, 2014, 09:19
Japan`s Nikkei share average rose to a fresh six-month high on Thursday after solid U.S. growth buoyed sentiment and as the weakening yen lifted exporters, while Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group`s earnings boosted the banking sector.
Last Updated: Wednesday, July 30, 2014, 18:49
Private investment soared 17.0 percent in the second quarter, after shrinking 6.9 percent in the previous period. Investment was strong in both equipment and homes.
Last Updated: Wednesday, July 30, 2014, 11:20
Gross domestic product likely grew at a 3.0 percent annual rate after shrinking at a 2.9 percent pace in the first quarter, according to a Reuters survey of economists.
Last Updated: Tuesday, July 29, 2014, 09:29
Hong Kong`s key stock index inched to its loftiest level in over 3-1/2 years on optimism that the world`s second-largest economy has turned a corner and as investors wagered on more growth-friendly policies from Beijing.
Last Updated: Monday, July 28, 2014, 13:04
Investors are also looking to a US Federal Reserve policy meeting this week for a snapshot on the state of the world`s number one economy.
Last Updated: Thursday, July 24, 2014, 19:15
New claims for US unemployment insurance benefits tumbled to an eight-year low last week, pointing to a firming labor market, according to official data released Thursday.
Last Updated: Thursday, July 24, 2014, 10:54
Noting that his country has bounced back from its worst ever recession, US president Barack Obama has said America is now the top place for investors to do business.
Last Updated: Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 09:46
At the closing bell, the Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped 47.07 points (0.28 percent) to 17,053.11.
Last Updated: Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 08:44
The report follows some other recent data showing higher inflation, although US Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen and others have downplayed those reports.
Last Updated: Thursday, July 17, 2014, 13:10
Asian shares were mixed Thursday after the Dow on Wall Street ticked up another record high in response to strong earnings and a positive outlook on the US economy by the Federal Reserve.
Last Updated: Monday, July 07, 2014, 14:57
The dollar was on its strongest run since late October on Monday as the momentum of last week`s stellar U.S. jobs data carried markets towards what will be a crucial earnings season for record high shares.
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