Monthly Archives:  August 2011

  • Market News

    Full Story | 19th August 2011
    European Markets European markets are called to open negative this morning. Asian Markets Asian stocks slumped, dragging the region’s benchmark index to a fourth weekly loss, and global equity futures fell on concern the U.S. .
  • U.S. Stock Futures Fall

    Full Story | 19th August 2011
    U.S. stock futures dropped, signaling the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index may post a fourth week of losses, after concern increased that the global economy is weakening. S&P 500 futures expiring in September slumped 1 .
  • UK retail sales growth remains subdued

    Full Story | 18th August 2011
    UK retail sales for July are a touch weaker than expected, rising only 0.2% MoM versus the 0.3% rate expected. However, there was an upward revision of a tenth of a percent so the net .
  • Morgan Stanley Lowers Global Growth Forecast

    Full Story | 18th August 2011
    Morgan Stanley cut its forecast for global growth this year, citing an “insufficient” policy response to Europe’s sovereign debt crisis, weakened confidence and the prospect of fiscal tightening. The bank estimates expansion of 3.9 percent, .
  • Stock futures signal sell-off ahead of data

    Full Story | 18th August 2011
    Stock index futures pointed to a sharply lower open on Wall Street on Thursday, with futures for the S&P 500 down 2 percent, Dow Jones futures down 1.5 percent and Nasdaq 100 futures down 2.2 .
  • Market News

    Full Story | 18th August 2011
    European Markets European markets are called to open negative this morning. Asian Markets Asian stocks fell for the first time in four days as the yen traded near a post-World War II high and Morgan .
  • Market News

    Full Story | 17th August 2011
    European Markets European markets are called to open lower this morning. Asian Markets Asian stocks rose as companies reported improved earnings and a report showed Australian wages grew at a faster pace, boosting the earnings .
  • Stocks and Euro slip on Euro Zone Disappointment

    Full Story | 17th August 2011
    World stocks and the euro slipped on Wednesday as investors grew concerned that French and German plans for closer fiscal integration may be insufficient to stop the regional debt crisis from spreading further. The Swiss .