The euro and European government bond yields slipped after the EU’s most powerful leader, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, won a fourth term but faced a fractured parliament as support for the far right surged.
Tue, 26 Sep, 2017
Thu, 18 Aug, 2016
Flagging demand dragged China’s giant factory sector into its sharpest contraction in six-and-a-half years in September, a private survey showed yesterday, triggering a flight to safety in Asian markets that analysts say could extend across the globe.
Thu, 24 Sep, 2015
S IRELAND’S property investment market returned to new highs with 40% overall Y-O-Y returns for the final quarter of 2014, Cork city’s property investment market has also been tracked and benchmarked internationally for the first time ever.
Thu, 29 Jan, 2015
US stocks climbed for a sixth straight session yesterday as the dollar and global equities rallied on more upbeat economic data from China, while prices of safe-haven debt and oil slipped on the chance of a diplomatic alternative to a potential Western military strike against Syria.
Wed, 11 Sep, 2013
US petrol and heating oil futures gained and US treasuries also rose yesterday, as economic worries over Hurricane Sandy fuelled safe-haven buying in thin trading volume as the powerful storm began to batter the US east coast.
Tue, 30 Oct, 2012
UNEXPECTEDLY weak US job numbers for August yesterday reinforced fears of recession, driving investors out of stocks and into the safety of bonds, gold and the Swiss franc. World stocks fell nearly 2 percent after the US Labour Department said employers added no new jobs in August and July’s figure was revised lower.
Sat, 03 Sep, 2011