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U.S. dollar, bond yields rise, with focus on Fed
NEW YORK (Reuters) - The U.S. dollar rose from its lowest in more than a year and U.S. Treasury yields climbed on Monday as investors braced for news from this week's U.S. central bank meeting and possible hints on when the next interest rate hike is coming.
Posted on : 2017-07-25 02:31:13
U.S. dollar, bond yields edge up, with focus on Fed
NEW YORK (Reuters) - The U.S. dollar rose from its lowest level in more than a year and U.S. Treasury yields climbed on Monday as investors braced for news from this week's U.S. central bank meeting and possible hints on when the next interest rate hike is coming.
Posted on : 2017-07-25 00:53:47
Alphabet appoints Google CEO Pichai to board
(Reuters) - Alphabet Inc said it appointed chief executive of its Google unit, Sundar Pichai, to its board.
Posted on : 2017-07-24 22:55:18
Insight: Direct lending funds' fading all-weather appeal
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Miami-area money manager Bob Press appears to offer the ultimate all-weather investment: a "direct lending" hedge fund that does not require a long-term commitment and has produced nearly 90 straight months of positive returns not correlated to other markets.
Posted on : 2017-07-24 22:10:04
U.S. dollar, bond yields climb, with focus on Fed
NEW YORK (Reuters) - The U.S. dollar rose from its lowest level in more than a year and U.S. Treasury yields climbed on Monday as investors braced for news from this week's U.S. central bank meeting and possible hints on when the next interest rate hike is coming.
Posted on : 2017-07-24 22:06:11
Organic ranchers eye Amazon distribution ahead of Whole Foods deal
(Reuters) - Amazon.com Inc plans to meet on Wednesday with a dozen U.S. ranchers, seeking to expand distribution of organic and grass-fed meats as it takes over Whole Foods Market Inc, according to the meeting's organizer.
Posted on : 2017-07-24 21:52:22
Exclusive: India's UPL explores bid for Platform Specialty agrochem unit - sources
(Reuters) - Indian agrochemicals producer UPL Ltd is exploring a bid of more than $4 billion for the agrochemicals business of Platform Specialty Products Corp to expand its global footprint, according to people familiar with the matter.
Posted on : 2017-07-24 21:36:10
S&P, Dow lower as Johnson & Johnson drags
(Reuters) - The S&P 500 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average were pulled lower by losses in Johnson & Johnson in late morning trading on Monday, while the Nasdaq was little changed ahead of Google parent Alphabet's earnings report later in the day.
Posted on : 2017-07-24 21:05:55
Global use of trade restrictions slows, WTO says
GENEVA (Reuters) - New barriers to trade are being raised at the slowest rate since the global financial crisis and are being outnumbered by steps taken to increase trade, the World Trade Organization said on Monday in a monitoring report covering October 2016 to May 2017.
Posted on : 2017-07-24 20:20:38
U.S. home sales stumble as prices hit record high
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. home resales volumes fell more than expected in June as a dearth of properties pushed house prices to a record high.
Posted on : 2017-07-24 20:06:58
OPEC moves to cap Nigerian oil output, boost compliance
ST PETERSBURG, Russia (Reuters) - OPEC moved on Monday to cap Nigerian oil output and called on several members to boost compliance with production cuts to help clear excessive global stocks and support flagging prices.
Posted on : 2017-07-24 20:05:33
Wall Street opens flat as tech earnings awaited
REUTERS - U.S. stock indexes opened little changed on Monday, ahead of Google parent Alphabet's earnings report and a two-day Federal Reserve meeting, which kicks off on Tuesday.
Posted on : 2017-07-24 19:52:41
Greece announces new 5-year bond issue after 3-year market exile
ATHENS (Reuters) - In its first attempt to return to the bond market in three years as its debt crisis eases, Greece on Monday invited holders of its 4.75 percent outstanding bonds maturing in 2019 to tender them for cash, along with a plan to offer new five-year paper.
Posted on : 2017-07-24 19:33:28
CCI approves $23 billion Vodafone India-Idea deal
MUMBAI (Reuters) - India's antitrust regulator has approved the merger of Vodafone Group Plc's Indian unit with Idea Cellular, a lawyer representing Vodafone in the matter said on Monday.
Posted on : 2017-07-24 19:10:07
Wall Street opens flat as earnings season gathers pace
(Reuters) - U.S. stock indexes opened little changed on Monday, with the earnings of Google parent Alphabet in focus, and ahead of a two-day Federal Reserve meeting that kicks off on Tuesday.
Posted on : 2017-07-24 19:03:35
Exclusive: UAE oil giant in talks to obtain loan of up to $5 billion: sources
DUBAI (Reuters) - Abu Dhabi oil giant Adnoc is in talks to obtain a syndicated loan worth up to $5 billion, the latest sign that the region's giant oil companies are increasingly turning to the debt markets to fund expansion.
Posted on : 2017-07-24 18:50:50
Ambuja Cements June-quarter consolidated profit rises 12 percent
(Reuters) - Ambuja Cements Ltd, part of the world's No.1 cement producer LafargeHolcim Ltd, posted an about 12 percent increase in quarterly consolidated net profit on Monday, boosted by higher cement sales volume.
Posted on : 2017-07-24 17:52:07
Bharti Infratel first-quarter consolidated profit falls about 12 percent, misses estimates
(Reuters) - Telecom tower infrastructure provider Bharti Infratel Ltd on Monday said its consolidated profit fell about 12 percent in the first quarter, hurt by higher tax expenses.
Posted on : 2017-07-24 17:40:33
Global Markets: High-flying euro lays European shares low as oil picks up
LONDON (Reuters) - The euro hit an almost two-year high against an ailing dollar on Monday, largely shrugging off data showing euro zone business growth slowed last month and weighing on exporters' shares.
Posted on : 2017-07-24 17:34:21
KKR to buy WebMD in $2.8 bln deal
(Reuters) - Online health publisher WebMD Health Corp said on Monday it agreed to be bought by private equity firm KKR & Co in a deal valued at about $2.8 billion.
Posted on : 2017-07-24 17:17:31
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