Global Indices

17 January 02:12 PM Euro area annual inflation slows in December
The final euro area consumer prices data showed a decline in December, in line with economists’ forecasts
17 January 12:14 PM European stocks fall on banks sector Wednesday
European indices declined on Wednesday, hit by the weak performance in the banks sector
16 January 05:33 PM Empire State manufacturing falls for third straight month
Business activity continued declining in New York for the third consecutive month in December, hit by the drop seen in new orders
16 January 02:31 PM UK house prices jump 5.1% in November
The UK’s house prices rose in November at a slighter pace but came above analysts’ forecasts
16 January 01:22 PM UK inflation eases, sterling edges down
The UK’s consumer price index (CPI) slowed in December, but remained well above the central bank’s target of 2%
16 January 12:48 PM Asian stocks extend gains, Hang Seng hits record high
Asian shares ended Tuesday trading higher amid investors’ optimism about the corporate earnings season after the US tax reform
16 January 12:07 PM European shares in green Tuesday before economic data
European stocks rose on Tuesday as companies continue diclosing their financial results and investors wait for important economic data
15 January 06:51 PM UK’s Carillion files for bankruptcy, prompts job fears
UK-based Carillion has filed for bankruptcy after failing to reach a settlement with authorities and banks.
15 January 02:30 PM France’s EDF to launch green EV-charging plan
Electricite de France SA (EDF) on Monday revealed that it plans to launch a new renewable electricity supply scheme to facilitate battery charging.
15 January 02:20 PM Asian stocks end Monday mixed as US dollar weakens
Asian shares saw a mixed performance on Monday, which came in line with a weak US dollar and higher oil prices.
15 January 01:19 PM Japan’s SoftBank mulls $18bn telecom business IPO
SoftBank Group on Monday announced it was considering listing its wireless business, SoftBank Corp, on the Tokyo Stock Exchange.
15 January 12:15 PM European stocks drop after hitting 3-yr high last week
European indices fell on Monday from three-year highs as the euro jumped significantly on the back of the positive political sentiment seen in the market
12 January 05:40 PM US retail sales grow less than expected in December
US retail sales rose for the fourth consecutive month in December, but remained below Economists’ forecasts
12 January 05:20 PM US inflation rises in December
US overall inflation growth slowed in December, matching economists’ forecasts, while core inflation rose significantly, the US Bureau of Labor Statistics reported on Friday
12 January 12:36 PM European stocks rise on positive sentiment Friday
European indices inched up on Friday, but gains were limited by the surging euro
11 January 07:32 PM Egypt, Germany land in ‘travel with increased caution’ category –US
The United States’ official government website has updated its Travel Advisory List, but kept Egypt in the second category as “Exercise increased caution”.
11 January 01:51 PM Eurozone industrial output picks up in November
The Eurozone’s industrial production accelerated in November at the fastest pace since August, supported by the robust increase in capital goods, Eurostat’s data showed
11 January 01:44 PM Bank of France increases Q4 growth forecast
Bank of France has slightly raised its 2017 growth estimates on the back of stronger activity in the final quarter
11 January 12:16 PM S. Korea to ban cryptocurrency trading; digital currencies drop
South Korea is planning to stop the trading of cryptocurrencies, the government said on Thursday. The news sent bitcoin and other digital currencies
11 January 12:13 PM Digital currencies’ value lose $111bn in 4 hours
Digital currencies on Thursday lost more than $100 billion of their market value in four hours, reaching $628 billion from $739 billion.
11 January 12:11 PM European stocks seen mixed early Thursday
European indices saw varying performance a little after Thursday’s opening ahead of the release of economic data
10 January 06:55 PM US oil inventories fall 4.9m barrels in week
US crude oil inventories marked the eighth consecutive decline in the week ended 5 January
10 January 05:10 PM US import growth slowed in December
US import prices rose in December at a slower pace
10 January 02:19 PM UK construction activity marks biggest decline in 5 yrs
The UK’s construction output dropped for the sixth consecutive quarter during the three months ended November
10 January 01:41 PM 7.6-magnitude earthquake hits Caribbean; tsunami fears alleviated
A magnitude-7.6 earthquake struck around 43 kilometers off the coast of Honduras late Tuesday