Market talk

  • Daily Market Update

    Dollar surges to 7 year high against the yen… One World Trade Center opens for business… Publicis to aquire Sapient for $3.7 billion… Sub-$3 gallon offers some festive cheer… UN report says we have 86 years to save the world…

  • Daily Market Update

    World stocks higher after surprise Japanese stimulus... US economy has strongest quarter for a decade... Oil prices could surge if Iran nuclear talks fail... Is gold heading for $1000 an ounce?... Retailers’ price war increases... Starbucks’ investors want more growth; the coffee giant has plans...

  • Daily Market Update

    Markets mixed on Fed’s more hawkish tone... Visa profits higher and mobile payments is set to boom... Billionaires double since crisis... Samsung to fight back against Apple... US home loans at lowest level since February...

  • Daily Market Update

    World stocks boosted by optimism in Fed meeting... Facebook status sparks concern on spending plans... US regulators investigate CMS employees for insider trading... Lowes tests robots in customer service roles... World Bank report ranks Asia-Pacific nations as best for business...

  • Daily Market Update

    Markets higher on expectation of Fed meeting... Apple and Alibaba tie-up?... Tough blow for US auto industry... Goldman Sachs: S&P 500 heading to new heights... Wal-Mart to offer used video games in stores...

  • Daily Market Update

    Upbeat start to the week’s trading... $50 billion energy sector merger... Goldman Sachs predicts further decline in oil prices... Japanese firm to acquire US vaccine business... Brazil’s markets set for decline after election result...

  • Daily Market Update

    Global markets lower on NY Ebola case... Microsoft remains bright without new windows... Pfizer offer for AstraZeneca looking less likely... Is Amazon writing the book on disappointment?... 401k limits increased...

  • Daily Market Update

    European markets improve on better German data; Asia ends lower... Bank of America apologizes after Apple Pay glitch... Visa boosts quarterly dividend by 20 per cent... Airbag manufacturer faces US prosecutors’ investigation... World’s fastest-growing consumers?...

  • Daily Market Update

    European shares rebound on stimulus rumor… Asia largely positive… Consumer Price Index update due this morning… Tech sector boosts Wall Street to best day of the year so far… Buffett loses $2 billion in 2 days… Yahoo profits soar on Alibaba stocks… Ford pulls out of the Pimco Total Return Fund…

  • Daily Market Update

    Asian markets lower on more poor Chinese data… Europe is more positive… US futures are mixed… Apple outperforms forecasts… CEO of Total oil firm dies in air crash… Staples investigates data breach… Pay rises become rarer…