Hopes that the US would embark on a fresh round of fiscal stimulus to boost its ailing economy were dashed tonight, sparking fresh fears about renewed stock market turmoil.
Tue, 09 Aug, 2011
The turmoil battering world markets showed signs of easing today amid hopes of a fresh round of stimulus measures to boost the flagging US economy.
The FTSE 100 Index is widely expected to enjoy a slight bounce back when markets open today with a recovery on Wall Street last week helping to boost investor confidence.
Mon, 13 Aug, 2007
Investors were today hoping for an element of calm on the London market when trading commences this week.
Sun, 12 Aug, 2007
Investors are pinning their hopes on another good year for the FTSE 100 Index in 2007, buoyed by fresh takeover activity and higher commodity prices.
Wed, 27 Dec, 2006
The price of gold broke through the $600 an ounce barrier for the first time in a quarter of a century today.
Thu, 06 Apr, 2006
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