German business morale edges up

It may only be a small increase but improved business morale suggests Germany is starting 2015 on a strong footing. Ifo's business climate index hit 106.8 in February - behind some forecasts but Feb 23, 2015

How many times can HSBC say sorry?

Can it get any worse for HSBC? On this evidence probably not. Europe's biggest bank reporting a 17 percent drop in annual profit as a tax evasion scandal at its private banking business in Feb 23, 2015

Ergen returns as CEO of Dish

Charlie Ergen is coming back to the driver's seat at Dish Network. The 61-year-old billionaire chairman who co-founded the satellite pay-TV operator will replace 65-year-old Joe Clayton as CEO next Feb 23, 2015

Property tax fears fuel UK rental rise

A smart family home in the heart of London. It would cost several million pounds to buy. But this one's not for sale. It's one of a select number of multi-million pound homes up for rent. Louise Feb 23, 2015

Honda shake-up as CEO steps down

A surprise announcement from a Japanese auto giant. Honda Motors CEO Takanobu Ito says he'll step down from the top job at the end of June. His replacement, Takahiro Hachigo, an engineer and Feb 23, 2015

BSE closes points 295.97 down on Feb 23

New Delhi, Feb 23 (ANI): Trading at the Bombay Stock Exchange today closed 295.97 points down to stand at 28,930.40. At the National Stock Exchange the Nifty closed 92.35 points down to stand at 8,741.25. OBEROI REALTY LTD and SOBHA were among the top gainers of Group A with an increase of 8.21% and 6.90% along with TATA ELXSI LTD. and WOCKPHARMA with an increase of 5.12% and 5.00% respectively, while the top losers of Group A include HDIL and PIPAVAVDOC with a decrease of 6.39% and 5.28% along with APOLLOTYRE and IFCI with a decrease of 4.92% and 4.91% at the close of the markets. The Auto sector is down 132.11 points at 19,700.59 while the banking sector is down 191.74 points at 21,662.03 and the reality sector is up at 3.54 points at 1,768.72. The Indian currency is down 0.02 % at Rs 62.23 per dollar. Feb 23, 2015

Asia markets keep watch on Greece deal

Asian markets setting the tone for an unpredictable start to the trading week. Investors around the world keeping an eye on Greece and the European Union's latest agreement to give Athens a Feb 23, 2015

What to expect for the year of the goat

Welcome to the year of the goat! Even though markets are still shut across Mainland China, in the freewheeling city of Hong Kong - a densely packed maze of skyscrapers built to cater to Chinese Feb 23, 2015

Wal-Mart's move pressures Target

Everyday low prices may not mean everyday low wages for employees at Wal-Mart ... and soon at other companies. The move by the U.S.' largest retailer to hike its minimum wage in America could spill Feb 21, 2015

Dow, S&P close at record highs

U.S. stocks marched higher on a relief rally. The deal to extend Greece's bailout pushed the Dow and S&P 500 to close at all-time highs. The Nasdaq stretched its win streak into an eighth session as Feb 21, 2015

UK public finances improve

A welcome boost for Britain's coffers. The biggest monthly surplus in seven years, thanks to a rise in British income tax receipts. The Office for National Statistics reported a January public Feb 20, 2015

Fashionistas descend on London

A fashion show - with a difference. Naomi Campbell strutted her stuff at Somerset House in aid of her Fashion Against Ebola campaign. A host of famous faces joined her including the Duchess of York Feb 20, 2015

What would Grexit look like?

The possibility of a Greek exit - or "Grexit" from the euro zone back on people's lips, as talks over Greece's financial future continue to flounder. In 2012 it was a similar picture. The difference Feb 20, 2015
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