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What’s behind the global stock market selloff?

By David Randall and David Gaffen NEW YORK (Reuters) – Global stock markets are on their shakiest footing in years. Investors are fleeing stocks and running to safe-havens like bonds and gold, driven by concerns about economic growth the effectiveness … Continue reading

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What’s behind the global stock market selloff?

By David Randall and David Gaffen NEW YORK (Reuters) – Global stock markets are on their shakiest footing in years. Investors are fleeing stocks and running to safe-havens like bonds and gold, driven by concerns about economic growth the effectiveness … Continue reading

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What’s behind the global stock market selloff?

By David Randall and David Gaffen NEW YORK (Reuters) – Global stock markets are on their shakiest footing in years. Investors are fleeing stocks and running to safe-havens like bonds and gold, driven by concerns about economic growth the effectiveness … Continue reading

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S&P, Dow down over 10 percent for the year as Wall Street sinks

By Abhiram Nandakumar (Reuters) – Investors dumped U.S. stocks across the board on Thursday, pushing the S&P 500 and the Dow Jones industrial average down more than 10 percent for the year, on fears over the health of the global … Continue reading

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FTSE down nearly 2 percent as Britain’s banking index hits seven-year low

By Sudip Kar-Gupta and Atul Prakash LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s top share index slumped on Thursday, with a sharp sell-off in major banking and mining stocks pushing the market down to its lowest level in more than three years. The … Continue reading

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Wall St tumbles at open on global growth worries

REUTERS – Wall Street sank at the open on Thursday as doubts regarding the health of the global economy saw investors fleeing to safe haven assets. The Dow Jones industrial average was down 139.16 points, or 0.87 percent, at 15,775.58 … Continue reading

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U.S. jobless claims fall back to near cycle lows

By Lucia Mutikani WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits fell more than expected last week, suggesting the labour market remained on solid footing despite slowing economic growth and a stock market rout.    Initial claims for … Continue reading

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Are Earnings Set To Soar At Aviva plc, Halma plc & Enterprise Inns plc?

View photo . Today I am looking at the earnings prospects of three FTSE giants. A safety superstar Health and safety specialists Halma (LSE: HLMA) could not avoid the wider malaise whacking stock markets despite releasing a robust trading update … Continue reading

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Shire posts better-than-expected 13 percent rise in fourth-quarter earnings

LONDON (Reuters) – Shire , the London-listed drugmaker buying Baxalta International for $32 billion, reported a better-than-expected 13 percent rise in fourth-quarter earnings on Thursday, helped by strong sales of its ADHD treatment Vyvanse. The London-listed company clinched its biggest … Continue reading

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Shire posts better-than-expected 13 pct rise in Q4 earnings

(Adds share price) LONDON, Feb 11 (Reuters) – Shire (NasdaqGS: SHPG – news) , the London-listeddrugmaker buying Baxalta International for $32 billion,reported a better-than-expected 13 percent rise infourth-quarter earnings on Thursday, helped by strong sales ofits ADHD treatment Vyvanse. The … Continue reading

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