Market talk

  • Daily Market Update

    Asian and Eurozone markets edge lower while safe havens gain… Wal-Mart announces healthcare cuts for thousands of workers… Retailers forecast a holiday season boom… Americans choose tech over food…

  • Daily Market Update

    Asian shares rise while US and Europe are flatter… More banks to face US regulator’s investigations… Waldorf Astoria to be sold to Chinese firm… Pimco outflows continue…

  • Daily Market Update

    US jobs data adds confidence to the markets… US dollar stays strong as gold and oil weaken… HP reported to be announcing split today… Walt Disney Co. backs plan to boost European theme park… US and Canada among the top choices for foreign workers… And a deal will create one the top 5 medical device companies in the world…

  • Daily Market Update

    Stocks recover after a poor day yesterday but caution remains… US jobs data is the big one for investors today… Millions affected by JP Morgan data breach… Facebook considers options in the healthcare space… And 1m faulty GM motors may still be on the road…

  • Daily Market Update

    Investors heading for safe havens push markets lower… Europe looks to ECB policy meeting for stimulus… Philips to challenge US court ruling on patent infringement… Could subprime auto loans be a risk… Cola wars between bitter rivals…

  • Daily Market Update

    World stocks start Q4 lower… Biotech shares rise on US Ebola case… JP Morgan to face class action over MBA sales… Murdoch to enter online real estate space…

  • Daily Market Update

    Asia remains subdued but Europe sees early gains… Ford slashes profit forecasts… Apple can finally launch the iPhone6 in China… Pimco fund loses gold star rating…

  • Daily Market Update

    Shares start the week on a low… Economists predict US jobs boost in September… SoftBank in talks with DreamWorks… Apple and Starbucks face EU tax investigation… Lenovo aims to become world’s largest server maker…

  • Daily Market Update

    Markets subdued as investor confidence falls… Dollar and gold see gains as safe-havens… Computer bug could hit business hard, especially financial and retail sectors… Investors prepare for Alibaba stock options trading… And Putin’s poultry ban backfires…

  • Daily Market Update

    Markets mixed this morning as ECB hints at more Eurozone help and UK weighs joining Iraq airstrikes… Dollar hits 4 year high… Jobless claims data due this morning… Russian energy firm may pull out of Morgan Stanley deal… Apple shares hit by software issues…