Financial Market

  • Powerful typhoon kills 20 in southern China, swipes Hong Kong 23-09-2013 09:04 AM

    A powerful typhoon hit Hong Kong and the southern China coast on Monday, killing at least 20 people on the mainland, crippling power lines and causing flooding and gale force winds. Typhoon Usagi, the strongest storm to hit the Western Pacific this year, began pounding the Asian financial centre late...
  • Hurricane Sandy will keep financial markets closed today 30-10-2012 12:18 AM

    New York: Stock trading will be closed in the US for a second day Tuesday as Hurricane Sandy bears down on the East Coast. Bond trading will also be closed. The last time the New York Stock Exchange was closed for weather was in 1985 because of Hurricane Gloria, and...
  • Investors looking beyond Egypt 05-02-2011 08:56 PM

    London: Financial market wobbles caused by turmoil in the Middle East have done little to stop investors positioning themselves for a further rally in stocks and other riskier assets as economic growth accelerates around the world. In fact, rising oil and food prices - the former exacerbated by the unrest...