The Dow Jones suffered its biggest fall for more than six months amid market jitters about slower worldwide economic growth.
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Wednesday 22 January 2014
William Lewis named interim CEO as News Corp plans to review Dow Jones’ institutional strategy
In Brief: Boeing on track; LoveFilm beats rivals; Apple makes it Snappy; News Corp on the move; Bullish Bentley; Clarksons ahead for year; Profits bubble up for Lush
Tuesday 07 January 2014
Boeing on track to keep biggest plane-maker title
Boeing has revealed record deliveries and orders for 2013, putting it on track to remain the world’s largest plane-maker for a second year in a row.
Wednesday 09 October 2013
Global stock markets drifted Wednesday as news the Federal Reserve's vice chair will be nominated to head the US central bank gave only a slight lift to investor sentiment darkened by an IMF warning on the global economy.
Tuesday 01 October 2013
Investors on Wall Street fled the stock markets on Monday, triggering sharp declines on major indices as political gridlock in Washington looked set to force a partial shutdown of the US government for the first time in nearly two decades.
Thursday 13 June 2013
Warnings of slower but more stable growth over the coming months
Friday 07 June 2013
The unemployment rate rsoe from 7.5 to 7.6 per cent
Friday 05 April 2013
Fears over the health of the US economy and worries over a possible bird flu pandemic sent investors crashing down to earth today as global stock markets plunged.
Friday 15 March 2013
Monday 03 December 2012
The announcement comes after the news that current NI chief executive Tom Mockridge will step down at the end of the year
Friday 09 November 2012
Outlook My admiration for Barack Obama is partly based on the people who really hate him. They may not actually foam at the mouth, but you sense that's just a happy side-effect of the other medication they must be on.
Tuesday 06 November 2012
Tired of all those psephologists who, after machine-gunning you with figures for half an hour, say they still aren't sure whether Barack Obama or Mitt Romney's going to win? Let's turn to some of the quicker, if less scientific predictors of the result. Alas, in 2012 they're as mixed up as the pros.
Friday 26 October 2012
With less than a fortnight to go before the US presidential election, Barack Obama’s campaign has been boosted by news that the American economy grew more strongly than expected in the three months to the end of September.
Tuesday 09 October 2012
World stock markets mostly declined today against a backdrop of worries about global economic growth and Europe's debt crisis.
Wednesday 04 January 2012
World stock markets were mixed today, as encouraging signs about the US economy were tempered by investors' fears that time was running out for Greece to fix its debt crisis.
Wednesday 04 January 2012
Better than expected data from a survey of Chinese manufacturers delivered a boost to world stock markets yesterday.
Ukip says babies born to immigrants in the UK should be classed as migrants – which would include Nigel Farage’s own children
Rochester by-election: Ukip gains second MP as Tory defector Mark Reckless holds seat
'Beast of Bolsover' Dennis Skinner takes Ukip MP Mark Reckless to task moments after he is sworn in
The young are the new poor: Sharp increase in number of under-25s living in poverty, while over-65s are better off than ever
Tamir Rice: 12-year-old boy playing with fake gun dies after being shot by Ohio police
Exclusive: UK approved £7m Israeli arms sales in six months before Gaza conflict
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