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Stocks touch new 3-year highs, Russian shares rise LONDON: Emerging stocks touched new three-year highs on Wednesday, supported by the prospect of further monetary stimulus in the euro zone, while Moscow-listed shares rose after tentative signs of diplomatic progress over the Ukraine crisis.Expectations are growing that the European Central Bank will further ease monetary policy to counter sluggish growth and low inflation. Additional easing would boost demand for riskier emerging market stocks, which are up some 9 percent this year."The market is taking on the mentality that investors will be forced to increase capital allocations to emerging markets if the ECB is preparing to do more and the Fed stays dovish," said Manik Narain, emerging FX strategist at UBS.The MSCI emerging equities index was up 0.3 percent, extending gains made earlier in the week to reach a new three-year high. Emerging market bonds were little changed on the day.Russian stocks rose 0.5 percent, a day after Ukrainian President ...

ASOS surges as UK's FTSE hovers near 1-month high LONDON: Britain's top equity index steadied near one-month highs on Wednesday, with online retailer ASOS jumping on speculation it could be a takeover target.The blue-chip FTSE 100 crept higher by 0.1 percent, or 6.70 points, to 6,829.46 points by the middle of the trading day.ASOS, whose shares have been hammered this year by a profit warning and a warehouse fire in June, surged 13.5 percent to 2,665 pence after British newspapers reported it could be ...

SE Asia stocks mostly higher amid inflows; Indonesia ends losing streak  BANGKOK: Most Southeast Asian stock markets gained on Wednesday in line with others in Asia, with Indonesia snapping three days of falls aided by bargain-hunting, but shares of coal miner PT Bumi Resources Tbk came under selling pressure.Jakarta's Composite Index finished up 0.4 percent, recovering from a combined 1.2 percent loss over the past three sessions, amid selective buying in recently beaten-down stocks such as Bank Rakyat Indonesia.Among underperformers, Bumi Resources dropped 2.1 percent after ...

Indian shares mark record closing high on Euro zone stimulus talk MUMBAI: Indian shares rose on Wednesday to record closing highs as expectations of further monetary stimulus in the Euro zone raised hopes of continued foreign inflows, lifting blue-chips such as ICICI Bank Ltd.The European Central Bank is due to hold its next policy review on Sept. 4, which comes after its president Mario Draghi appeared to open the door for more monetary easing by saying all available tools would be considered should inflation in the ...

European shares steady, Seadrill slips after results LONDON: European shares steadied on Wednesday, pausing after a 2-1/2-week rally, after data showing German consumer morale fell for the first time in more than 1-1/2 years curbed appetite for stocks.Falls by individual companies also put pressure on the market, with Seadrill, the world's biggest offshore driller by market capitalisation, down 6 percent after its second-quarter earnings missed forecasts.The impact of the Ukrainian crisis and tensions between the West and Moscow were visible again in ...

Sri Lanka stocks slips from 3-year high on low trade, retail profit-taking COLOMBO: Sri Lankan stocks slipped on Wednesday, retreating from a three-year high hit on Tuesday, led by illiquid shares in low trade, with retail profit-taking in speculative shares, brokers said.The bourse hit a three-year high on Tuesday, helped by the low interest rates and analysts said an increase in speculative trading in fundamentally weak shares could dent the healthy growth the index has seen this year.The main stock index ended down 0.41 percent, or 28.41, ...

ECB speculation drives down yields, weighs on euro LONDON: Euro zone government bond yields plumbed record lows on Wednesday and the euro fell to its weakest in a year against the dollar on expectations the European Central Bank will act soon to counter low growth and slowing inflation.The prospect of further stimulus, through an asset-buying programme known as quantitative easing, also buoyed stock markets. European shares rose again, building on two days of strong gains, and Wall Street was expected to open higher.Fuelling ...


ArrowDJIA 17,106.70 0.17
ArrowNasdaq 4,570.64 0.29
ArrowS&P 2,000.02 0.11
ArrowFTSE 6,822.76 0.70
ArrowDAX 9,588.15 0.82
ArrowCAC-40 4,393.41 1.18
ArrowNikkei 15,521.22 0.59
ArrowH.Seng 25,074.50 0.37
ArrowSensex 26,442.81 0.02

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Foreign Debt $61.805bn
Per Cap Income $1,386
GDP Growth 4.14%
Average CPI 8.6%
Trade Balance $-2.311 bln
Exports $2.027 bln
Imports $4.338 bln
WeeklyAugust 25, 2014
Reserves $13.925 bln