Monthly Archives:  August 2011

  • Stalling Economy May Keep ECB Rates on Hold

    Full Story | 17th August 2011
    Europe’s unexpectedly sharp economic slowdown has increased the risk of another recession and may prevent the European Central Bank from raising interest rates again this year. The 17-nation euro-area economy may struggle to gather momentum .
  • Market News

    Full Story | 16th August 2011
    European Markets   European markets are called to open lower on Tuesday.   Asian Markets   Asian stocks gained for a second day as Google Inc.’s largest acquisition boosted technology shares and valuations near the .
  • Poor German data hits Stocks and Euro

    Full Story | 16th August 2011
    Stagnant growth in Europe’ powerhouse Germany knocked stocks lower on Tuesday and hit the euro, adding to investor fears that the world economy is slowing more than expected. Focus was also on a meeting in .
  • Google’s Coup Shifts Mobile Alliances

    Full Story | 16th August 2011
    Major telephone makers like Samsung, HTC, Sony Ericsson and LG said on Monday that they supported Google’s planned purchase of Motorola. But will they still feel that way in a year? Those companies have made .
  • Berlusconi`s Government Competes With Banks

    Full Story | 16th August 2011
    Italian retail investors are spoiled for choice as the country’s banks prepare to refinance a third of their debt at a time when the government is offering yields at euro-era records on its securities. The .
  • Market News

    Full Story | 15th August 2011
    European Markets European markets are called to open higher. Asian Markets Asian stocks rose following the longest series of weekly losses since June after U.S. retail sales increased by the most in four months and .
  • `Greece, Portugal should quit EU`

    Full Story | 15th August 2011
    GEORGE Soros, the US speculator turned billionaire philanthropist, has suggested both Greece and Portugal quit the European Union and the eurozone because of their massive debts. “One has so mishandled the Greek problem that the .
  • Markets News

    Full Story | 12th August 2011
    European Markets European markets are called to open higher. Asian Markets Asian stocks swung between gains and losses as gains among commodity producers overshadowed declines by technology and electronics companies. US Markets Rebound! Stock markets .
  • Market News

    Full Story | 11th August 2011
    European Markets European markets are called to open higher. Asian Markets Asian markets are trading lower. US Markets After a one-day respite, U.S. stocks plunged sharply yet again Wednesday as investors were confronted with mounting .