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  • Electricity components and energy management group Schneider Electric (EUREX: SND1.EX - news) expects a slowdown in activity in Britain in the second half of the year, it said on Thursday after reporting better than expected first-half profit. The company, which gets less than 4 percent of its sales in Britain, said …

  • Irish exporters see Brexit hurting sector -survey Reuters - UK Focus - 7 hours ago

    Nine out of 10 Irish exporters see Britain's vote to leave the European Union hurting businesses with more than half of those firms planning to diversify into different markets as a result, a survey showed on Thursday. Ireland (Other OTC: IRLD - news) 's fast growing economy is considered more vulnerable than any other …

  • The yen eased against the dollar on Wednesday after Japan unveiled a surprisingly large $265 billion stimulus package, while U.S. equity markets mostly declined following the Federal Reserve's decision to leave interest rates unchanged. The Fed said at the end of a two-day meeting of its policy-setting Federal Open Market …

  • Fed policymakers kept interet rates unchanged and said they continued to monitor inflation data and global economic and financial developments, but indicated less worry about possible shocks that could push the U.S. economy off course. Attention also quickly turned back to whether the BOJ will disappoint investors hoping …

  • The yen eased against the dollar on Wednesday after Japan unveiled a surprisingly large $265 billion stimulus package, while U.S. equity markets rebounded following the Federal Reserve's decision to leave interest rates unchanged. The Fed said at the end of a two-day meeting of its policy-setting Federal Open Market Committee …

  • AccorHotels on Wednesday predicted its operating profit would rise further this year as Europe's largest hotel group reaps the fruits of its restructuring and gets a boost from the acquisition of luxury hotel group FRHI Holdings. The world's fifth-largest hotel group however expressed caution about the impact of Britain's …

  • Net Asset Value(s) Business Wire - 14 hours ago

    LONDON--(BUSINESSWIRE)-- FUND   ¦ DB X-TRACKERS II Australian Dollar Cash UCITS ETF DEALING DATE ¦ 26-Jul-16 NAV PER SHARE ¦ AUD223.9819 NUMBER OF SHARES IN ISSUE ¦ 132,912.00 CODE ¦ View source version ...

  • FRN Variable Rate Fix Business Wire - 14 hours ago

    LONDON--(BUSINESSWIRE)-- As Agent Bank, please be advised of the following rate determined on: 7/27/2016 Issue ¦ QNB Finance Ltd - Series 19 USD 750,000,000 FRN due Oct 2016   ISIN Number ¦ XS0987063483 ...

  • The yen eased against the dollar on Wednesday after Japan unveiled a surprisingly large $265 billion stimulus package, while U.S. equity markets pared early gains as investors awaited the end of two-day ...

  • A disappointing report on durable goods orders in June lifted U.S. Treasury prices on Wednesday as investors awaited possible clues on an interest rate increase from the Federal Reserve at the conclusion ...

  • The Japanese yen weakened against the dollar on Wednesday after Japan's prime minister unveiled a surprisingly large $265 billion stimulus package to reflate the world's third-largest economy, and before the Federal Reserve was due to make a statement on its two-day meeting. The size of the Japanese package, at more than …

  • European electricity prices for next-day delivery were lower on Wednesday on the back of a slight fall in consumption and a rise in power supply from wind, solar and nuclear sources. Electricity demand ...

  • Global stocks mostly up on Tokyo stimulus

    London stocks rose 0.5 percent as data showed the British economy grew by 0.6 percent in the second quarter, after 0.4 percent expansion in the previous three months, despite Brexit fears

  • Signs of a larger than previously expected fiscal stimulus plan for Japan had the yen back on the defensive on Wednesday, as investors bet the Bank of Japan (BOJ) would match that with a new bout of money-printing aimed at weakening its currency. Yen volatility has neared record highs in the past month on speculation, …

  • Stocks rose in Europe and Asia on Wednesday while the yen sank against the dollar, after Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said his government would present a $265 billion stimulus package to reflate the Japanese ...

  • Ireland's permanent tsb must realise more value before the government should even consider a potential sale of its majority stake, the bank's CEO said on Wednesday. Irish finance minister Michael Noonan ...

  • A week-long strike by cabin crew at Air France could cost more than 40 million euros , the chief financial officer of the carrier's parent group said on Wednesday. Two of the airline's cabin crew unions ...

  • Sterling slipped against the dollar and euro on Wednesday despite second-quarter UK growth data that was stronger but too backward-looking to have much impact on the currency. Helped by the biggest upturn in industrial output since 1999, Britain's economy grew by 0.6 percent, up from 0.4 percent in the first three months …

  • Reports of a larger than previously expected fiscal stimulus plan for Japan had the yen back on the defensive on Wednesday, as investors bet the Bank of Japan (BOJ) would match that with a new bout of money-printing aimed at weakening its currency. The yen has been buffeted by speculation, repeatedly denied by officials, …

  • Sterling edges down as traders await UK GDP data Reuters - UK Focus - 22 hours ago

    Sterling slipped against the dollar and euro on Wednesday as traders awaited British second quarter economic growth data, though the backward-looking focus of the numbers meant they were not expected to have a very significant impact on the currency. The pound has tumbled almost 12 percent against the dollar since Britons …

  • GLOBAL MARKETS-Yen jumps before Bank of Japan meeting, oil mixed Reuters - UK Focus - Tue, Jul 26, 2016 21:22 BST

    A buoyant yen and U.S. oil prices at three-month lows kept stock markets on the defensive on Tuesday as investors awaited central bank meetings this week that will unveil new stimulus in Japan and may provide clues on U.S. interest rates. The yen hit two-week highs against the euro and more than one-week highs against …

  • TREASURIES-Shorter-dated U.S. yields firm as Fed meets Reuters - UK Focus - Tue, Jul 26, 2016 20:40 BST

    U.S. Treasury short-dated yields held firm on Tuesday with the two-year note yield hovering at its highest in more than four weeks as the Federal Reserve began a two-day meeting that may produce clues ...

  • FOREX-Yen gains on falling expectations of Japanese stimulus Reuters - UK Focus - Tue, Jul 26, 2016 20:16 BST

    The Japanese yen resched more than one-week highs against the U.S (Other OTC: UBGXF - news) . Most economists surveyed by Reuters expect the Bank of Japan to expand its asset purchases and cut rates further below zero at a two-day meeting that ends on Friday. The government is also putting together a spending package …

  • Global stocks jittery as Fed meets AFP - Tue, Jul 26, 2016 17:27 BST
    Global stocks steady ahead of Fed announcement

    Frankfurt stocks gained 0.5 percent

  • GLOBAL MARKETS-Yen jumps before Bank of Japan meeting, oil slides Reuters - UK Focus - Tue, Jul 26, 2016 16:51 BST

    A buoyant yen and oil prices at their lowest in three months kept stock markets on the defensive on Tuesday as investors awaited central bank meetings this week that will unveil new stimulus in Japan and may provide clues on U.S. interest rates. The yen hit two-week highs against the euro and more than one-week highs against …

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