Financial Markets

World stocks slide over trade tensions, German politics

Jun 18, 2018

Global stocks are mostly lower on concerns over trade tensions as the U.S. and China scheduled the start of tariffs on each other's goods, and a row over migrants in Germany brewed.

UK manufacturing shrinks at fastest rate since Oct 2012

Jun 11, 2018

Official figures show that manufacturing output in Britain fell in April at its fastest rate in five and a half years, a development that raises questions over the economic rebound in the second quarter

Ex-Anglo Irish Bank CEO convicted over 2008 fraud

Jun 6, 2018

A former chief executive of the defunct Anglo-Irish Bank has been convicted of fraud for his role in inflating the lender's balance sheet before it collapsed in the 2008 global financial crisis

Global shares bounce back on strong China economic data

Jun 5, 2018

Global markets recover, as strong data from the U.S and China calm investors

UK sells 7.7 percent stake in Royal Bank of Scotland

Jun 5, 2018

The British government has sold a 7.7 percent stake in Royal Bank of Scotland, taking a tentative step toward returning the bank to private ownership almost a decade after it was bailed out at the height of the financial crisis

UK government to sell $3.5B stake in Royal Bank of Scotland

Jun 4, 2018

Britain's government says it intends to sell part of its stake in taxpayer-owned Royal Bank of Scotland to investors

World stock markets continue to rise on strong US jobs data

Jun 4, 2018

Global stock markets rise on continued optimism over last week's upbeat U.S. jobs report, and despite the impasse between Beijing and Washington over trade

Asian shares rally on jobs data, despite trade talks impasse

Jun 4, 2018

Asian markets rally on US jobs data, despite impasse in China-US trade talks

Eurozone inflation in big jump just as uncertainties mount

May 31, 2018

A jump in energy prices pushes inflation across the 19-country eurozone sharply higher, which could make the European Central Bank more willing to plot the end of its monetary stimulus program.

Stocks recover their poise as Italy concerns abate

May 30, 2018

Stock markets recovered their poise Wednesday amid hopes for a resolution in Italy's political turmoil that may put a halt to talk of another election this year.

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