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

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

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

HSBC profits plunge hits Hang Seng Index

A damaging earnings report from Europe's largest bank HSBC, also damaging performance in Hong Kong's benchmark index on Tuesday (February 24). HSBC is one of the most heavily weighted stocks in the 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

Nasdaq on nine-session win streak

The Nasdaq was the star of the day extending its winning streak to nine sessions, the longest run since 2010. But, overall stocks were mostly lower... the Dow and S&P 500 easing off recent record Feb 24, 2015

High noon for farmers and landlords

REFEED TO CORRECT TYPO IN HEADLINE- TO FALLING GRAIN PRICES, FROM CALLING GRAIN PRICES American farmers are getting a pay cut this year. Farm income, which peaked at $129 billion in 2013, could Feb 24, 2015