It's ten in a row for the Nasdaq

Stocks rose after Fed chair Janet Yellen's congressional testimony where she said the central bank is preparing to consider interest rate hikes on a meeting-to-meeting basis. The Dow and S&P 500 Feb 25, 2015

Fed's Yellen makes subtle shift in emphasis

A subtle but powerful message adjustment from Fed Chair Janet Yellen speaking to the Senate Banking Committee about plans for the first interest rate hike since 2006: (SOUNDBITE) JANET YELLEN, CHAIR Feb 25, 2015

UK should stick with austerity - OECD

The hustle and bustle of London, and the sound of economic success. The UK economy is the fastest growing in the G7 with growth forecast to hit 2.6 percent this year. That's the assessment from the Feb 24, 2015

ECB presents new 20 euro bill

Crisp and fresh off the press. Few can resist the feel of a brand new banknote. This the euro zone's new 20 euro bill. It's the third in the Europa series gradually replacing the original notes Feb 24, 2015

Spanish economy strengthening, says PM

There's an election on the horizon and upstart parties sprouting out of discontent. For a Spanish government lacking in voter support, some positive economic news couldn't come at a better time. Feb 24, 2015

Westwood goes green at Fashion Week

Black, red and also… Green? British fashionista dame Vivienne Westwood is known for her loud style as well as her loud views. She used her latest London Fashion Week Red Label show to urge the Feb 24, 2015

Qatar's costly World Cup conundrum

Some match dates at last for the Qatar world cup finals. A FIFA task force is recommending the 2022 event takes place in November and December when temperatues drop from summer peaks of over 50 Feb 24, 2015

Home Depot warns on dollar

Americans are spending more money fixing up their homes, and that's jacking up sales at Home Depot. Same-store sales in the U.S. rose nearly 9 percent in the latest quarter. And profit rose sharply Feb 24, 2015

Greece on course for bailout extension

A vital document submitted - just in time to meet a midnight deadline. Greece has now delivered a list of reforms it's promising to get an extension of its bailout. But with Brussels already warning Feb 24, 2015

Consumers fuel Germany's recovery

The nation of savers - is now spending... and at a rapid rate. Consumers are fuelling Germany's recovery - with Q4 GDP data showing the economy grew by 0.7%. Morale is at its highest rate in 13 Feb 24, 2015

Greece on course for bailout extension

A vital document submitted - just in time to meet a midnight deadline. Greece has now delivered a list of reforms it's promising to get an extension of its bailout. But with Brussels already warning Feb 24, 2015

The new high stakes game in Zimbabwe

They can't find work - so for these Zimbabweans - gambling is the next best bet. With unemployment spiralling out of control at a massive 80 percent - the only way to ensure there'll be food on the Feb 24, 2015

BSE closes points 29.55 up on Feb 24

New Delhi, Feb 24 (ANI): Trading at the Bombay Stock Exchange today closed 29.55 points up to stand at 29,004.66. At the National Stock Exchange the Nifty closed 7.15 points up to stand at 8,761.25. RELIGARE and KSCL were among the top gainers of Group A with an increase of 6.09% and 5.91% along with PMCFIN and ADANI ENTERPRISES LTD with an increase of 4.94% and 4.85% respectively, while the top losers of Group A include TVSMOTOR and PIPAVAVDOC with a decrease of 6.95% and 5.54% along with JINDAL STEEL and ALSTOM T&D INDIA LTD. with a decrease of 5.16% and 4.50% at the close of the markets. The Auto sector is down 43.46 points at 19,653.53 while the banking sector is down 22.37 points at 21,639.66 and the reality sector is up at 9.77 points at 1,751.60. The Indian currency is up 0.03 % at Rs 62.30 per dollar. Feb 24, 2015

BHP Billiton posts tumbling profits

Falling commodity prices hit the bottom line for the world's largest miner. Australia's BHP Billiton reporting a more than 30 percent slide in underlying half-year profits. Prices of BHP's core Feb 24, 2015