Market Analysis

Topics also related to Market Analysis:

Stars align to boost modest French recovery hopes

Photo

PARIS - The euro has fallen, oil prices have tumbled, and borrowing rates are at record lows: French President Francois Hollande has had much of his economic wishlist granted, and it may just help him kickstart a long-awaited recovery in 2015.

Photo

Rouble firms as government steps up verbal support

MOSCOW - Russia's rouble strengthened on Friday after Finance Minister Anton Siluanov confirmed his ministry had sold foreign currency and on expectations that exporters will step up dollar sales.

Photo

British fund managers head back to stocks in December - Reuters poll

LONDON - British investment managers have increased exposure to stocks in December as prospects for monetary stimulus in Europe and Japan and economic recovery in the United States and Britain bode well for corporate profits, a Reuters poll shows.

Photo

Greek political fallout a worry, but financial contagion seen limited

BRUSSELS - Five years after Greece sparked a sovereign debt crisis that threatened the euro's survival, the country again has the potential to rattle its currency partners if Greeks have to elect a new government next month.

Election uncertainty likely to hinder FTSE in early 2015 - Reuters poll

LONDON - Britain's FTSE 100 equity index will reach a record high by the end of 2015, but uncertainty over the outcome of May's general election will curb gains early next year, a Reuters poll forecast.

Photo

Global stock markets expected to rally in 2015 on more cheap cash

- Global stock markets are expected to rally next year as central banks in Asia and Europe flood markets with fresh liquidity just as others begin tightening, Reuters polls showed on Wednesday.

Photo

Longer drives, bigger cars challenge glum U.S. fuel outlook

NEW YORK - For the first time in more than a decade, U.S. gasoline prices are tumbling toward $2 a gallon even as the economy grows and unemployment shrinks, a constellation that will test the theory that domestic fuel demand is in terminal decline.

Photo

Russian traders see shades of 1998 as rouble plunges

MOSCOW - The rouble plunged more than 10 percent for the second day on Tuesday and recorded its worst fall since the Russian financial crisis in 1998 as confidence in the central bank evaporated after an ineffectual overnight rate hike.

Photo

EU investment plan may be a day late and a euro short

PARIS - The European Union's vaunted investment plan, due to be formally blessed by the bloc's 28 leaders at a summit this week, may be a day late and several euros short to revitalise a stagnant economy.

Photo

Echoes of '90s crises reverberate across emerging markets

LONDON - Of course this time it's different, it always is. But the similarities between today's financial constellation and the backdrop to the emerging market collapses of the late 1990s are haunting developing economies.

Markets

 

79.27
6,545.27
+1.23%
26.65
17,804.80
+0.15%
411.35
17,621.40
+2.39%

Most Actives

Currencies

1.5629
1.2777
1.2227

Other Indices

23,116.63
9,786.96
4,241.65
2,070.65
126.21
159.38

Topics also related to Market Analysis: