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Tech lifts US stocks as market awaits Fed NEW YORK: Apple and some other technology stocks led US markets higher Thursday ahead of next week's hotly anticipated Federal Reserve monetary policy meeting.The tech-rich Nasdaq Composite Index jumped 39.72 points (0.84 percent) to 4,796.25.The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 76.83 (0.47 percent) to 16,330.40, while the broad-based S&P 500 added 10.25 (0.53 percent) at 1,952.29.Apple powered up 2.2 percent a day after unveiling a spate of new and upgraded smartphone, tablet and television products. Biotech stocks like Gilead Sciences (+3.3 percent) and Biogen (+3.0 percent) were also big gainers.Charlie Bilello of Pension Partners said investors increasingly believe the Fed is unlikely to make the leap to raise zero-level benchmark interest rates at its policy meeting next Wednesday and Thursday."There's increasing hope that they're not going to do anything," he said. "My view is that they're not data-dependent, they're stock market-dependent."Besides Apple, strong performers in the Dow included pharma giants ...

US stocks flat amid uncertainty about Fed rate hike NEW YORK: US stocks were essentially flat early Thursday as markets remained volatile on concerns about global growth and the prospect of a Federal Reserve interest rate hike.About 30 minutes into trade, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was at 16,250.53, down 3.04 points (0.02 percent).The broad-based S&P 500 slipped 0.34 (0.02 percent) at 1,941.70, while the tech-rich Nasdaq Composite Index rose 6.20 (0.13 percent) to 4,762.73.US markets have been choppy since the Monday holiday, with ...
Sao Paulo stock market drops 2.2pc on credit downgrade SAO PAULO: Sao Paulo's stock market opened 2.2pc lower Thursday on Standard & Poor's decision to cut the Brazilian sovereign credit rating to junk status.The New York-based agency cut Brazil's long-term rating after markets here closed Wednesday, signaling a loss of confidence in the country, which has just entered recession and where the government is struggling with mushrooming debt.Analysts say the downgrading by one of the main rating agencies puts Brazil at risk of an ...
US stocks join global rally; S&P 500 +2.5pc NEW YORK: US stocks powered higher Tuesday, rallying with most global equity markets following a rise in Chinese stocks and improved eurozone economic data.The Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 390.30 points (2.42 percent) at 16,492.68.The broad-based S&P 500 jumped 48.19 (2.51 percent) to 1,969.41, while the tech-rich Nasdaq Composite Index rose 128.01 (2.73 percent) to 4,811.93.The gains followed a 2.9 percent rise in China's volatile Shanghai Index and an upgrade on the reading for eurozone ...
TSX gains as copper price jump boosts miners TORONTO: Canada's main stock index gained more than 1 percent in morning trade on Tuesday, helped by a jump in copper prices as weak Chinese data prompted bets that Beijing would move to stimulate the world's second-largest economy. The materials group, which includes miners, climbed 1.2 percent, with First Quantum Minerals Ltd surging 13.1 percent to C$7.01 and Teck Resources Ltd advancing 7.2 percent to C$8.75. Copper climbed 3 percent after the data, which while ...
US stock markets closed Monday for holiday NEW YORK: US stock markets will be closed on Monday for the Labor Day holiday. They reopen Tuesday with a normal schedule.Copyright AFP (Agence France-Presse), 2015 ...
TSX rises, helped by banks, telcos, while uncertainty lingers TORONTO: Gains among banking and telecom stocks helped lift Canada's main stock index on Thursday, while a modest bump in the price of crude oil was not enough to lure investors back into the country's struggling energy sector.Investor sentiment got a slight boost from data showing healthy growth in exports for a second straight month in July, although caution remains the underlying theme following last week's confirmation of a mild recession in the first half."People ...


Index Closing Chg%
Arrow DJIA 17,131.86 0.28
Arrow Nasdaq 4,838.65 0.17
Arrow S&P 2,017.46 0.13
Arrow FTSE 6,371.18 0.70
Arrow DAX 10,119.83 0.23
Arrow CAC-40 4,688.70 0.27
Arrow Nikkei 18,438.67 1.67
Arrow H.Seng 22,730.93 1.21
Arrow Sensex 26,904.11 0.65

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Banking Review 2014

Foreign Debt $62.649bn
Per Cap Income $1,512
GDP Growth 4.24%
Average CPI 8.6%
Trade Balance $-1.988 bln
Exports $1.835 bln
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WeeklyOctober 08, 2015
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