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.
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Tuesday 15 September 2009
Stock markets around the world faltered yesterday amid nervousness that a spat between the US and China could escalate into a full-scale trade war.
Saturday 22 August 2009
The Dow Jones Industrial Average, the most famous stock market index in the world, has been put up for sale.
Saturday 08 August 2009
Friday 03 April 2009
Wednesday 25 February 2009
Thursday 12 February 2009
Thursday 09 October 2008
Friday 03 October 2008
Wall Street endured another turbulent session yesterday as the Dow Jones fell by 348.2 points, or 3.2 per cent, to close at 10,482.9. Credit markets also remained tight.
Wednesday 23 April 2008
Marcus Brauchli, the most senior editor at The Wall Street Journal, is to quit his post just four months after the $5bn (£2.5bn) takeover of the newspaper by Rupert Murdoch's News Corp.
Friday 07 March 2008
The end of era for another venerable British name drew closer yesterday after Reuters, the 156-year-old news organisation, unveiled its last financial results before it combines with Canadian rival Thomson to create a financial news and data behemoth.
Tuesday 12 February 2008
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- 4 A forgotten episode in Russian history leaves links with the Philippines
- 5 People will try to reduce Mandela to a lilting reggae tune about ‘love’. They will fail