Monthly Archives:  May 2012

  • Morning Brief

    Full Story | 31st May 2012
    Opening calls are indicating a lower open this morning in Europe, as investors are wary of the situation in Spain and Greece. The markets are not confident that Spain will be able to bailout its .
  • Morning Brief

    Full Story | 30th May 2012
    European shares are called to open lower this morning. In Spain, the banking sector worries continue as the economy in Spain stalls. Banks need capitalisation and also need to clean their balance sheets from non-performing .
  • Morning Brief

    Full Story | 29th May 2012
    European shares are set to open slightly higher as focus turns again on Spain. Bond Yields are soaring and concern over the country’s banking system stability is increasing. Spanish banks are trying to clean their .
  • Citigroup Akbank Retreat Offset by Russian Bid

    Full Story | 28th May 2012
    Citigroup Inc. is selling a stake in Akbank TAS, Turkey’s second-largest lender, at a time when Russian and Arab banks are seeking a foothold, helping improve confidence in the financial industry.Citigroup sold 10.1 percent of .
  • Citigroup Akbank Retreat Offset by Russian Bid

    Full Story | 28th May 2012
    Citigroup Inc. is selling a stake in Akbank TAS, Turkey’s second-largest lender, at a time when Russian and Arab banks are seeking a foothold, helping improve confidence in the financial industry.Citigroup sold 10.1 percent of .
  • Morning Brief

    Full Story | 28th May 2012
    Opening calls are indicating a higher open in Europe, as opinion polls in Greek indicate that pro bailout parties will be able to form a coalition government in the next election. The Greeks will go .
  • Morning Brief

    Full Story | 25th May 2012
    Opening calls are indicating a flat to lower open in Europe. The debt crisis still looms on Europe and there is mixed feelings among EU nations how this should be tackled. This is creating uncertainty .
  • Morning Brief

    Full Story | 24th May 2012
    Opening calls are indicating a higher open in Europe. Yesterday, in the informal summit, Greece was urged to stay in the euro zone and to honour commitments to its bailout agreement. Earlier on Wednesday, European .
  • Morning Brief

    Full Story | 23rd May 2012
    European shares are called to open lower this morning as investors remain cautious ahead of an unofficial European Summit in Brussels to discuss policy to curb the euro debt crisis. The issue of Eurobonds, as .
  • Morning Brief

    Full Story | 22nd May 2012
    Opening calls are indicating a higher open in Europe on speculation Europe will join China in stepping up efforts to bolster economic growth. In Asia, the major indices are trading positive, with the Nikkei trading .