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India's BSE slumps 2pc; weakening rupee challenges rate cut hopes MUMBAI: Indian shares slumped nearly 2 percent on Tuesday, marking their biggest daily fall in more than five months on worries the global turmoil will spur heavy foreign selling and force the central bank to delay expected cuts in interest rates.The Indian rupee hit a 13-month low on Tuesday after Russia's sharp increase in interest rates reinforced concerns about the global economy at a time when oil prices are sliding. A downbeat China factory survey also weighed.A key volatility gauge for domestic shares, India VIX , ended up 16.3 percent, marking its biggest one-day gain since January 2014.Foreign investors were net sellers of shares worth a total of $342.64 million over the past five sessions, although they remain net buyers of $17.1 billion this year, making the Indian stock market the second best performer in dollar terms in Asia this year after China.Analysts remain optimistic India will avoid any major ...


India's BSE slumps 2pc as rupee weakens amid global rout MUMBAI: India's benchmark BSE index slumped as much as 2.1 percent on Tuesday, marking its biggest daily fall in more than five months, on worries a weakening rupee amid continued global turmoil may force the central bank to delay expected cuts in interest rates. The Indian rupee hit a 13-month low on Tuesday after Russia's sharp increase in interest rates reinforced concerns about the global economy at a time when oil prices are sliding, while ...

Asian stocks mostly lower as oil hits new troughs HONG KONG: Asian markets mostly slipped Tuesday following a sell-off in Europe and the United States, as oil prices plunged to more than five-year lows and data indicated Chinese manufacturing activity shrank in December.The dollar and euro edged lower against the yen after losing pace Monday due to the uncertainty created by weak crude prices, which have increased pressure on Russia's economy and spooked investors.Tokyo tumbled 2.01 percent, or 344.08 points, to finish at 16,755.32. ...

Hong Kong shares sink 1.55pc by close, Hang Seng Index shed 357.35 points HONG KONG: Hong Kong stocks ended 1.55 percent lower Tuesday following losses on Wall Street and data indicating Chinese manufacturing activity shrank in December.The benchmark Hang Seng Index shed 357.35 points to 22,670.5 on turnover of HK$91.24 billion (US$11.77 billion). However, Shanghai rallied 2.31 percent on hopes for economy-boosting measures out of Beijing.HSBC said its preliminary purchasing managers index for December fell to a seven-month low of 49.5, signalling more weakness in the world's second-largest ...

European stock markets fall in early deals LONDON: European stock markets sank in early deals on Tuesday as investors eyed slumping oil prices and shrinking Chinese manufacturing activity, dealers said.London's FTSE 100 index lost 0.52 percent to 6,151.40 points, the CAC 40 in Paris shed 1.22 percent to 3,956.56 and Frankfurt's DAX 30 lost 1.18 percent to 9,223.77 points compared with Monday's close.Copyright AFP (Agence France-Presse), 2014

Hong Kong shares sink 1.55pc by close HONG KONG: Hong Kong stocks ended 1.55 percent lower Tuesday following losses on Wall Street and data indicating Chinese manufacturing activity shrank in December.The benchmark Hang Seng Index shed 357.35 points to 22,670.5 on turnover of HK$91.24 billion (US$11.77 billion).However, in mainland China, the Shanghai Composite Index jumped 2.31 percent, or 68.10 points, to 3,021.52 on turnover of 492.7 billion yuan ($80.5 billion), on hopes the weak data will lead the government to introduce more ...

Asian stocks mostly lower as oil hits new troughs HONG KONG: Asian markets mostly slipped Tuesday following a sell-off in Europe and the United States, as oil prices plunged to more than five-year lows and data indicated Chinese manufacturing activity shrank in December.The dollar and euro edged lower against the yen after losing pace Monday due to the uncertainty created by weak crude prices, which have increased pressure on Russia's economy and spooked investors.Tokyo tumbled 2.01 percent, or 344.08 points, to finish at 16,755.32. ...


 



 
Index Closing Chg%
Arrow DJIA 17,356.87 1.69
Arrow Nasdaq 4,644.31 2.12
Arrow S&P 2,012.89 2.04
Arrow FTSE 6,336.48 0.07
Arrow DAX 9,544.43 0.20
Arrow CAC-40 4,111.91 0.46
Arrow Nikkei 16,819.73 0.38
Arrow H.Seng 22,585.84 0.37
Arrow Sensex 26,710.13 0.27






ICT 2014


Annual2013/14
Foreign Debt $61.805bn
Per Cap Income $1,386
GDP Growth 4.14%
Average CPI 8.6%
MonthlyOctober
Trade Balance $-2.309 bln
Exports $1.957 bln
Imports $4.266 bln
WeeklyDecember 15, 2014
Reserves $13.922 bln