Market talk

  • Daily Market Update

    World stocks fall as Obama authorizes military action in Iraq… US household debt still high after Great Recession… And China’s trade surplus surges.

  • Daily Market Update

    Russia bans food imports from US and Canada… Markets edgy after Moscow’s retaliation… BoA offers record breaking settlement of $16 billion to end investigation… And how the ageing population could mean a grey outlook for the global economy.

  • Daily Market Update

    Ukraine tension increases and world markets run scared… More trouble for the banks as regulators dismiss contingency plans and Standard Charter faces large fine… Murdoch walks away from Time Warner, while in the tech sector, there won’t be a new mobile telecoms giant anytime soon… And Apple and Samsung end litigation, but not in the US.

  • Daily Market Update

    ​Wall Street bounces back… Europe sees improvements but Asia slips back on weaker Chinese data… Banks may avoid additional restrictions on leveraged loans… Jobs data is encouraging but report suggests we need almost 6 million more… And F1 boss settles court case for $100m...

  • Daily Market Update

    ​Wall Street slump makes for a weak day of trading across the world… US jobs data due at 8.30am ET…. California’s avoid double digit Obamacare premium rises… China sees sharp rise in manufacturing as Europe sheds factory jobs… And should Sony ditch the smartphone?

  • Daily Market Update

    ​Fed sounds positive note but the markets seem unimpressed… Eurozone bloc at risk of deflation again but ECB may not act…. Argentina in default but the country’s shares see sharp rise… And western oil companies review their investments in Russia.

  • Daily Market Update

    It’s a big day for US data and the markets are expecting positive news… European shares dip and Euro falls while Asia enjoys more rises… Twitter shares trading higher after better than expected results last night… Amazon primes itself for Indian growth … And the UK could be about to introduce tougher penalties for rogue traders.

  • Daily Market Update

    World stock near record high… Russian sanctions could damage EU recovery… And more than a third of Americans face debt collectors.

  • Daily Market Update

    US futures down as busy week of data commences… Europe markets subdued after Russian sanctions decision… Asian markets positive on earnings and Chinese industry data… Obama may not need Congress to hit tax inversions says former Treasury official… Yukos shareholders awarded $50 billion but it’s not over yet… And veteran investor predicts US stock market slump.

  • Daily Market Update

    World stocks lower after a mixed week… Obama calls for action on tax inversions… Murdoch deal hands Fox a cash war chest ready for another bid for Time Warner… Argentina heading for $1.5 billion default… And gold set to stay lower for some months.