Apple helps Wall St. pull back after S&P hits eight-month low

Dec 11 2018 | 2 hrs ago

Markets have been dogged by signs of cooling global growth, concerns over interest rates and worries that escalating tensions between the United States and China could scuttle a fragile trade truce.

Gold eases from 5-month peak as dollar firms

Dec 11 2018 | 3 hrs ago

“With the vote on Brexit being pulled, there is a rise in the dollar which is keeping pressure on gold at the moment,” said Bob Haberkorn, senior market strategist at RJO Futures.

UK Labour leader Corbyn tells May: Make way for Labour

Dec 10 2018

Britain’s Labour Party called on Prime Minister Theresa May to make way for the opposition party if she could not take on board the fundamental changes required to get her deal through parliament.

Verizon says to shed 10,400 jobs by mid next year

Dec 10 2018

Verizon Communications Inc (VZ.N) said on Monday that about 10,400 employees will be leaving the U.S. wireless carrier by mid next year as part of the company’s voluntary separation program.

Markets likely to be rocked as RBI chief Urjit Patel quits

Dec 10 2018

Indian stock, bond and foreign exchange markets are all likely to open lower on Tuesday after the shock resignation of the head of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI).

U.S. job openings rebound in October

Dec 10 2018

U.S. job openings rebounded in October, but hiring continued to lag, suggesting a recent slowdown in job growth was likely because employers could not find qualified workers.

Turkish central bank seen holding rates steady after inflation eases from 15-year high: Reuters poll

Dec 10 2018

Turkey’s central bank is likely to keep its main interest rate on hold at 24 percent this week, a Reuters poll showed on Monday, following a bigger-than-expected decline in November inflation.

Dow, S&P dogged by growth worries; techs help Nasdaq bounce

Dec 10 2018

Wall Street dropped on Monday, led by Apple Inc, financials and healthcare stocks, falling further after its biggest slide since March last week on worries over global growth, the China-U.S. trade war and uncertainty over the Brexit deal.

Swedish Centre Party says to vote 'no' to Social Democrat leader Lofven as PM

Dec 10 2018

Centre leader Annie Loof her party will not support Social Democrat leader Stefan Lofven as Sweden’s prime minister after talks over a deal failed, putting attempts at forming a government back to square one, three months after an election.

Twitter CEO criticized for no mention of Rohingya plight in Myanmar tweets

Dec 10 2018

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey has come under fire for tweets about his meditation retreat in Myanmar and encouraging people to visit the country without mentioning what the United Nations has described as “ethnic cleansing” of the Rohingya Muslim minority.