Global Indices

20 March 01:24 PM German economic confidence falls sharply in March
Germany's economic sentiment worsened more than expected in March
19 March 05:53 PM India to get cheap desalinated water soon – Minister
India has announced that it will start water desalination from seas during the coming period
19 March 05:29 PM Micro Focus plunges 55% on HP’s EUR 6.8bn mega-deal                            
Micro Focus’ stock dropped 55% on the London Stock Exchange (LSE) after its HP acquisition
19 March 01:09 PM Putin wins overwhelming majority in reelection
Vladimir Putin saw a landslide victory in the Russian presidential elections, preliminary results showed.
19 March 12:59 PM Oil prices fall as US activity weighs
Oil prices commenced the week on a low note, coinciding with higher drilling activities for crude oil in the US
19 March 12:31 PM US trade associations urge Trump to halt tariffs against China
The associations called Trump to work with other nations to propel Beijing to end restrictions on foreign firms.
19 March 11:55 AM UK investment firm buys 5.2% stake in Barclays
Activist shareholder Sherborne Investors has acquired a 5.2% stake in Barclays PLC
19 March 11:47 AM Russia’s Rosneft profit surges in Q4-17
Rosneft reported a sharp rise in its profits for the final quarter of 2017
16 March 05:45 PM US consumer confidence hit 14-year high in March
US consumer sentiment jumped unexpectedly in March to its highest level since March 2004
16 March 05:09 PM US industrial output grows well above forecast in February
US industrial production expanded more than expected in February
16 March 04:06 PM US building permits, housing starts fall in February
The US residential building permits decreased markedly in February, matching analysts' forecasts, while housing starts fell well below expectations
16 March 01:21 PM European inflation cools more than forecast in February
The Eurozone's annual inflation rate decreased more than expected in January
15 March 07:33 PM Trump’s new economic advisor favours firm dollar
US President Donald Trump's new top economic advisor Larry Kudlow said that the US economy would be supported by a strong dollar
15 March 05:51 PM Natural gas stocks fall less than forecasts in week
US natural gas stockpiles shrunk less than expected during the week ended 9 March
15 March 04:26 PM US import prices grow more than expected in February
US import prices rose for the seventh consecutive month in February, beating analysts' forecasts
15 March 04:06 PM US jobless claims fall more than forecast in week
US unemployment claims decreased more than expected during the week ended 10 March
14 March 05:58 PM US oil inventories grow more than expected in week
US crude oil stockpiles expanded more than forecasts during the week ended 9 March
14 March 05:27 PM OPEC oil production down 77,000 barrels in February
The OPEC on Wednesday reported that its crude oil production decreased markedly in February
14 March 04:37 PM US retail sales post longest decline period in 6 years
US retail sales decreased unexpectedly for the third consecutive month in February
14 March 01:58 PM European employment growth cools in Q4
The Eurozone's employment rate grew at a slower pace in the fourth quarter of 2017
14 March 01:39 PM European industrial output falls more than forecast in January
The Eurozone's industrial production shrunk more than expected in January
13 March 06:24 PM UK unveils positive forecasts in annual budget
UK chancellor of the exchequer Philip Hammond on Tuesday provided better economic forecasts for the coming years
13 March 04:12 PM US inflation rises 0.2% in February, matching forecasts
US inflation increased in February but at a slower pace than the previous month
13 March 03:03 PM Gold prices fall amid strong dollar, before inflation data
Gold prices fell on Tuesday, driven by stronger dollar ahead of the US inflation data due later in the day
12 March 06:59 PM London house prices post fastest drop since 2009
London's housing prices fell markedly in January, marking the fastest drop pace since 2009