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US close: Stocks slip after Greek vote, oil sector hit by crude plunge

US close: Stocks slip after Greek vote, oil sector hit by crude plunge

Mon, 06 July 2015

US stocks finished lower on Monday after Greek voters rejected creditors' bailout proposals, pushing the country further down the road towards a potential exit from the Eurozone. A near-8% plunge in t... [more]

Europe close: Stocks led lower by peripheral markets after Greece 'no' vote

Europe close: Stocks led lower by peripheral markets after Greece 'no' vote

Mon, 06 July 2015

European stocks fell on Monday, with peripheral markets pacing the decline after Greece overwhelmingly rejected its latest bailout terms, although there were no signs of all-out panic. The benchmark S... [more]

US open: Stocks in the red, while government bond prices gain on Greek 'no' vote

US open: Stocks in the red, while government bond prices gain on Greek 'no' vote

Mon, 06 July 2015

US stocks fell on Monday, taking their cue from a downbeat session in Europe, while government bond prices rose, following Greek voters' overwhelming rejection of the country's latest bailout terms. H... [more]

US services sector expands a little less than expected in June

US services sector expands a little less than expected in June

Mon, 06 July 2015

The US services sector expanded at a slightly slower-than-expected rate in June, according to figures from the Institute for Supply Management. The ISM non-manufacturing purchasing managers' index nud... [more]

Amazon hopes to top Black Friday sales with 'Prime Day' bonanza

Amazon hopes to top Black Friday sales with 'Prime Day' bonanza

Mon, 06 July 2015

US e-commerce giant Amazon announced on Monday it would mark its 20th anniversary on 15 July with "Prime Day". The move is thought to be an attempt by Amazon to beat Black Friday, which brought in mor... [more]

US pre-open: Futures push lower after Greek 'no' vote but losses not too severe

Mon, 06 July 2015

US stocks are expected to open lower on Monday, taking their cue from a downbeat session in Europe, after Greek voters overwhelmingly rejected the terms of an international bailout. The Dow Jones Indu... [more]

Europe midday: Stocks in the red on Greece vote but no sign of full-on panic in financial markets

Mon, 06 July 2015

European stocks fell, German debt rallied and peripheral bond yields rose a day after Greek voters rejected the terms of an international bailout, but there were no signs of all-out panic, as the surp... [more]

UK National Trust to invest £30m in green energies

Mon, 06 July 2015

The UK National Trust, Europe's largest conservation organisation, on Monday announced it would invest £30m to supply clean energy to its properties. The body, which looks after the country's historic... [more]

Eurozone investor confidence gains in July despite Greek woes

Mon, 06 July 2015

Data from think-tank Sentix showed investor confidence in the Eurozone improved from a four-month low in July, despite increasing uncertainty surrounding the fate of Greece. The investor confidence in... [more]

German factory orders slip in May

Mon, 06 July 2015

German factory orders dropped 0.2% in May on a seasonally-adjusted basis, down from a 2.2% gain in April but beating analysts' expectations for a steeper decline of 0.4%. The April figure was revised ... [more]

Eurozone retail sales growth slows in June

Mon, 06 July 2015

Retail sales across the Eurozone only slightly increased in June, data from Markit showed on Monday, with growth slowing down from a 49-month high in May. The Markit Eurozone retail purchasing manager... [more]

Corporate risk appetite in UK has grown post-election, Deloitte says

Mon, 06 July 2015

British companies' appetite for risk has increased since the country's election in May, a survey of finance directors commissioned by global audit and consulting group Deloitte showed on Monday. The s... [more]

JP Morgan now expects Grexit, downgrades European banks

Mon, 06 July 2015

European stocks will dip following the Greek referendum but that is not the script they will follow over the coming three to six months, JP Morgan said on Monday morning. Nonetheless, the likely widen... [more]

Asia: Stocks fall after Greece 'no' vote, but China bucks trend on new measures to halt losses

Mon, 06 July 2015

Asian stocks finished in the red on Monday, although Chinese markets rose after the country froze new share offers over the weekend. The Nikkei 225 ended down 2.08% as Greece's vote to reject the term... [more]

'Grimbo' may lead to Grexit but after a potentially long period, Citi analysts say

Mon, 06 July 2015

Citi analysts believe a shift in the Greek debt crisis situation was likely to be painfully slow, after a 'no' vote in the country's referendum over its acceptance of the bailout terms proposed by int... [more]

Varoufakis steps down but will remain on negotiating team

Mon, 06 July 2015

A spokesman for Greece“s left-wing Syriza party, Stavros Karagounis, announced on Monday that former Greek finance minister Yanis Varoufakis would remain a part of Greece's negotiating team despite ha... [more]

Europe open: European stocks fall after Greek 'no' vote but losses capped by Varoufakis resignation

Mon, 06 July 2015

European stocks dropped, German debt gained and peripheral bond yields fell as Greece's vote to reject the terms of its international bailout cast doubt over the country's future in the Eurozone, but ... [more]

Osborne to announce £12bn in welfare cuts

Mon, 06 July 2015

UK Chancellor George Osborne on Sunday said he had found £12bn of welfare cuts he needs as part of his plan to balance the current budget by 2017/18. To meet the target, Osborne said he would put in p... [more]

ECB ponders extending assistance to Greece

Mon, 06 July 2015

The European Central Bank (ECB) is expected to make a decision on whether to continue providing emergency liquidity assistance (ELA) to Greece at a conference call of its governing council on Monday. ... [more]

Greek finance minister Yanis Varoufakis steps down despite 'no' vote

Mon, 06 July 2015

Greek finance minister Yanis Varoufakis on Monday morning surprised many with the decision to resign despite the public voting 'no' to creditors' bailout measures. Varoufakis had last week promised to... [more]

Greeks back government by voting 'no' to bailout conditions

Mon, 06 July 2015

The Greek public on Sunday backed the government's position towards its international creditors by rejecting the proposal made to the Hellenic nation on 25 June. Some 61.3% of the Greeks voted 'no' ag... [more]

China's central bank moves to prop up stocks amid uncertainty

Sun, 05 July 2015

Chinese policymakers rolled out futher measures over the weekend in a bid to a stabilise the country“s stock markets and avoid spill-over effects to the real economy. The China Securities Regulatory C... [more]

Greek 'No' voters will win, Economist Group Intelligence Unit predicts

Sun, 05 July 2015

The "Intelligence Unit" of the Economist Group have said they are calling victory for the "No" voters in Greece's referendum. It tweeted on Sunday: "The EIU forecast victory for the "No" camp as soon ... [more]

Ferrari set to be valued at £7bn at flotation

Sun, 05 July 2015

The value of Ferrari will be "at least" £7.1bn at its flotation, the chief executive of the sports car maker's owner Fiat Chrysler has said. Sergio Marchionne, who is planning to carry out the listing... [more]

Reports say sum of at least £6m was set aside for payment to Nama deal-makers

Sun, 05 July 2015

An investigation has reportedly found that at least £6m held in an Isle of Man bank account had been set aside for the purpose of facilitating payments to people involved in the sale of Northern Irela... [more]

NASDAQ 100 Top Risers

Name Last Chg.% Time
Stericycle Inc. 136.93 1.70 22:10
Charter Communications Inc. 174.07 1.32 21:28
Ross Stores Inc. 49.87 1.13 22:01
Paychex Inc. 48.17 1.10 22:10
Verisk Analytics Inc. 73.76 0.96 22:10

NASDAQ 100 Top Fallers

Name Last Chg.% Time
Baidu Inc. 189.03 -4.06 21:55
Vimpelcom Ltd Ads 4.86 -3.95 22:10
Micron Technology Inc. 18.32 -3.93 21:58
Keurig Green Mountain Inc 71.77 -3.44 22:10
Avago Technologies Ltd. 134.20 -2.50 21:57