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Europe close: Investors cautious ahead of Trump inauguration

Europe close: Investors cautious ahead of Trump inauguration

Fri, 20 January 2017

(ShareCast News) - European stocks were little changed on Friday, as investors bided their time ahead of Donald Trump's inauguration, with basic resources in the red following uninspiring Chinese grow... [more]

FX roundup: Sterling ekes out mild gains as Trump inaugurated as US president

FX roundup: Sterling ekes out mild gains as Trump inaugurated as US president

Fri, 20 January 2017

(ShareCast News) - Sterling eked out mild gains against most major currencies, barring the euro, as global markets turned their attentions to the inauguration of Donald Trump, now US president. At abo... [more]

Donald Trump sworn in as 45th President of the United States

Donald Trump sworn in as 45th President of the United States

Fri, 20 January 2017

(ShareCast News) - New York businessman Donald Trump has become the 45th President of the United States after being sworn in to the position on the steps of Capitol Hill on Friday, capping a meteoric ... [more]

Commodities: Crude oil nears resistance as focus settles on Trump inauguration

Commodities: Crude oil nears resistance as focus settles on Trump inauguration

Fri, 20 January 2017

(ShareCast News) - Crude oil futures were firmly ahead on Friday afternoon but remained camped out below firm resistance levels in a session tinged with caution as controversial US president-elect Don... [more]

Warren Buffett says US 'will work fine' under Donald Trump

Warren Buffett says US 'will work fine' under Donald Trump

Fri, 20 January 2017

(ShareCast News) - Billionaire investor Warren Buffett has backed the United States' economic prospects, despite having been highly critical in the past of incoming president Donald Trump. The owner o... [more]

Procter & Gamble beats on Q2 earnings report after shedding unprofitable brands

Fri, 20 January 2017

(ShareCast News) - Procter & Gamble, the US company behind brands such as Head and Shoulders shampoo and Gillette shaving equipment, reported better-than-expected quarterly net income and revenue on F... [more]

Record hikes AUME to $56.6bn at end-December 2016

Fri, 20 January 2017

(ShareCast News) - Specialist currency manager Record has hiked its assets under management equivalents (AUME) to $56.6bn at 31 December 2016, from $55.0 three months earlier. Chief executive James Wo... [more]

US open: Markets little changed as Trump era dawns

Fri, 20 January 2017

(ShareCast News) - As the Trump era dawns US equity markets were little changed on Friday, with investors holding back from making big deals as they watched the inauguration of the country's 45th pres... [more]

Uber agrees 20m settlement after allegedly misleading drivers

Fri, 20 January 2017

(ShareCast News) - Ride-hailing service Uber has agreed to pay $20m to settle a legal complaint involving its drivers in the United States, after it was alleged to have made false promises to its driv... [more]

General Electric earnings and revenue fall year-on-year

Fri, 20 January 2017

(ShareCast News) - Industrial giant General Electric saw a fall in profits and revenue during the final quarter of 2016, but reached analysts' expectations for its earnings per share. Shares in the co... [more]

Europe midday: Investors cautious ahead of Trump inauguration

Fri, 20 January 2017

(ShareCast News) - European stocks were little changed on Friday, as investors grew cautious ahead of Donald Trump's inauguration, with basic resources in the red following uninspiring Chinese growth ... [more]

Asia report: Markets mixed as focus shifts from red dragon to orange man

Fri, 20 January 2017

(ShareCast News) - Markets in Asia finished the week mixed, as investors looked towards the inauguration of US President-elect Donald Trump, and reacted to a relatively positive release of economic da... [more]

US pre-open: Stocks seen mixed ahead of Trump inauguration

Fri, 20 January 2017

(ShareCast News) - US futures pointed to a mixed open on Wall Street as investors looked to Donald Trump's inauguration as the country's 45th president. At 1110 GMT, Dow Jones Industrial Average futur... [more]

Ten ways markets could surprise us this year - Credit Suisse

Fri, 20 January 2017

(ShareCast News) - As Donald Trump prepares to pick up the keys to the White House and the Brexit debacles rumbles on, Credit Suisse highlighted 10 ways in which financial markets could surprise us th... [more]

Financial markets hold breath ahead of Trump inauguration - comment

Fri, 20 January 2017

(ShareCast News) - A most unlikely of transformations will be complete on Friday as Donald Trump takes over from Barack Obama to become the 45th President of the United States. Trump's rise to the Whi... [more]

Heineken in talks with Kirin to buy Brazil business

Fri, 20 January 2017

(ShareCast News) - Dutch brewer Heineken confirmed it is currently in discussions with Kirin Holdings about a potential acquisition of its Brazilian beer business. "These discussions are ongoing and t... [more]

Gradual pace of interest rate increases prudent, Fed´s Yellen says

Fri, 20 January 2017

(ShareCast News) - Letting the US economy run "too hot" would be risky and unwise, the head of the country´s central bank said, while reiterating her support for a gradual removal of the then current ... [more]

China GDP accelerates sharply in Q4, official data questioned

Fri, 20 January 2017

(ShareCast News) - China´s economic expansion accelerated slightly at the end of 2016, official government data revealed, but more timely figures for December appeared to point to a slowdown in activi... [more]

Europe open: Stocks edge lower ahead of Trump inauguration

Fri, 20 January 2017

(ShareCast News) - European stocks edged lower in early trade, with basic resources in the red following uninspiring Chinese growth figures, as investors eyed the inauguration of US President-elect Do... [more]

Trump and May doomed to failure, Soros at Davos

Fri, 20 January 2017

(ShareCast News) - Billionaire investor George Soros has told the World Economic Forum in Davos that he believes incoming US president Donald Trump will be a failure and British prime minister Theresa... [more]

IBM year-on-year revenues decline for 19th consecutive quarter

Fri, 20 January 2017

(ShareCast News) - New York-based enterprise technology firm International Business Machines Corp. posted its nineteenth consecutive fall in revenues when it reported its fourth quarter earnings on Th... [more]

US close: Stocks fall ahead of Trump's inauguration

Thu, 19 January 2017

(ShareCast News) - US stocks closed in the red on Thursday as investors exercised caution ahead of Donald Trump's presidential inauguration. The Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped 0.37% to 19,732.40... [more]

Europe close: Stocks end on mixed note after ECB decision

Thu, 19 January 2017

(ShareCast News) - European stocks were little changed by the end of trading on Thursday even as European Central Bank chief Mario Draghi struck a dovish tone at his press conference following the mon... [more]

Marine Le Pen leads poll ahead of French presidential election

Thu, 19 January 2017

(ShareCast News) - French National Front leader Marine Le Pen has surged ahead in a key poll as attention turns to the presidential election later this year in the country. Le Pen and her party's rise... [more]

Credit Suisse arrives at $5.3bn settlement with US

Thu, 19 January 2017

(ShareCast News) - Credit Suisse has come to a $5.3bn agreement with the US Department of Justice to settle the investigation into the bank's involvement in selling toxic mortgage debt before the last... [more]