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TSX steady as RBC, HBC gains offset impact of lower oil TORONTO: Canada's main stock index was little changed on Wednesday as gains in Royal Bank of Canada and Hudson's Bay Co offset a drop in the shares of energy producers as oil prices fell.RBC shares rose 3 percent to C$77.28 after the company posted a stronger-than-expected quarterly profit, driven by significant gains in its personal and commercial banking and capital markets businesses.The strength in RBC helped lift the broader financial sector. HBC said it will form two real estate joint ventures that will bring in about C$1.1 billion ($890 million) in cash. The stock shot up nearly 22 percent to C$26.99. Investors also tuned into a fresh round of congressional testimony from US Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen. She said on Tuesday the Fed is preparing to consider interest rate hikes "on a meeting-by-meeting basis". "The comments don't signal a broad shift in the Fed's strategy," said Shailesh Kshatriya, associate ...


Wall St little changed after Yellen comments NEW YORK: US stocks held near the unchanged mark on Wednesday, as investors looked for clues to the timing of an interest rate hike during a second day of testimony from Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen. The Fed chair's prepared testimony to a House of Representatives' committee on Wednesday was identical to remarks she delivered a day earlier to a Senate panel and a question and answer session was under way."What people are really hinging ...

FTSE retreats from record high, Weir group falls 10pc LONDON: Britain's top share index retreated from the previous session's record high on Wednesday, with engineer Weir Group leading the market lower after warning about a significant drop in its revenue in the current year. Weir Group, which makes valves and pumps for the energy and mining industries, fell nearly 10 percent to the bottom of the blue-chip FTSE 100 index after saying uncertainty in the oil and gas industry would significantly reduce its revenue ...

European stock rally pauses after mixed corporate results PARIS\LONDON: European shares edged lower on Wednesday as mixed corporate results halted the rally that had propelled both Britain's FTSE 100 and Germany's DAX to record highs. Shares in British engineer Weir Group featured among the top losers, down 10 percent, after it warned falling oil prices would lead to a significant reduction in its 2015 revenue in 2015. French steel pipe maker Vallourec sank 4.9 percent after saying it plans to cut 1,400 jobs ...

Sri Lankan shares slip on political concerns COLOMBO: Sri Lankan stocks closed slightly lower on Wednesday amid moderate volumes, slipping for the second straight session as political uncertainty ahead of impending parliamentary elections weighed on sentiment. Elections to Sri Lanka's 225-member parliament are expected to be announced after April 23 and it is unclear whether the ruling coalition led by President Maithripala Sirisena would contest unitedly or go to the polls separately. The main stock index edged down 0.09 percent, or 6.68 ...

NEW YORK: US stocks index futures pointed towards a flat open on Wednesday, after the Dow and S&P 500 climbed to their latest records, before a second day of testimony from Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen and data on the housing market. The Fed chair told a congressional committee that the Fed is preparing to consider increases "on a meeting-by-meeting basis," a subtle change that helps to lay a foundation for the central bank's first ...

Wall St set for flat open; Yellen, data on tap NEW YORK: US stocks index futures pointed towards a flat open on Wednesday, after the Dow and S&P 500 climbed to their latest records, before a second day of testimony from Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen and data on the housing market. The Fed chair told a congressional committee that the Fed is preparing to consider increases "on a meeting-by-meeting basis," a subtle change that helps to lay a foundation for the central bank's first ...


 



 
Index Closing Chg%
Arrow DJIA 18,132.70 0.45
Arrow Nasdaq 4,963.53 0.49
Arrow S&P 2,104.50 0.30
Arrow FTSE 6,946.66 0.04
Arrow DAX 11,401.66 0.66
Arrow CAC-40 4,951.48 0.83
Arrow Nikkei 18,797.94 0.06
Arrow H.Seng 24,823.29 0.32
Arrow Sensex 29,220.12 1.65







ICT 2014


Annual2013/14
Foreign Debt $61.805bn
Per Cap Income $1,386
GDP Growth 4.14%
Average CPI 8.6%
MonthlyDecember
Trade Balance $-1.703 bln
Exports $2.156 bln
Imports $3.859 bln
WeeklyFebruary 26, 2015
Reserves $15.944 bln