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TSX hits eight-month low on US data, oil price TORONTO: Canada's main stock index dropped to its lowest level in eight months on Wednesday as sluggish US economic data revived concerns about global growth and the price of oil remained volatile.Worries about sluggish demand for oil have sent the price of the commodity into a tailspin in the past three months. The price of US crude oil was in negative territory in early trade, and shares of energy producers slipped again.The benchmark TSX has corrected itself, down about 11 percent since hitting a record high last month.A fall in US retail sales in September and a drop in US producer prices raised questions about the strength of the recovery in the world's biggest economy."What's the one engine of growth you have out there? It's the United States, and now some people are starting to doubt that," said Ian Nakamoto, director of research at MacDougall, MacDougall & MacTier."Investors are nervous," ...

Wall St drops on global economy worry; S&P, Nasdaq down for year NEW YORK: US stocks dropped on Wednesday as economic data buttressed worries over the health of the world economy and signs emerged of slowing merger activity.Each of the major indexes fell more than 2 percent shortly after the open, sending the S&P 500 and Nasdaq into negative territory for the year, before paring losses. The Dow industrials fell into the red for 2014 on Friday.Concern over plunging oil prices, the potential impact of global economic ...
Brazil stocks rise most in three years as Neves gains momentum SAO PAULO: Brazilian stocks skyrocketed on Monday as investors saw a higher likelihood of challenger Aecio Neves defeating President Dilma Rousseff in this month's election.Brazil's Bovespa stock index climbed its most in over three years, while the nation's currency, the real , posted its biggest gain against the US dollar since mid-June.A survey of voter intentions by pollster Sensus released on Saturday showed Neves with about 58.8 percent support, versus 41.2 percent for Rousseff, ahead ...
Wall St drops in late selloff; worst 3 days for S&P 500 since 2011 NEW YORK: The S&P 500 dropped more than 1 percent and posted its worst three-day slide since November 2011 on Monday following worries that global economic weakness will dampen US earnings, along with concern about the spread of Ebola. After trading nearly even for much of the session, stocks fell sharply late in the day and the S&P 500 closed below its 200-day moving average for the first time since Nov. 16, 2012. The CBOE ...
Wall St hits lowest level in 5 months; S&P breaks support NEW YORK: US stocks fell on Monday to continue their recent decline, with the S&P 500 dropping to its lowest level since May on global growth concerns.The benchmark S&P index had slumped 3.1 percent last week and Monday's losses pushed the index below both the 1,900 level and its 200-day moving average of around 1,905, seen as support points.The declines were sparked last week by a cut in the global growth forecast by the International ...
US stocks lower as Wall Street slump resumes NEW YORK: US stocks dropped in mid-morning trade Monday, continuing the downward tilt after last week's losses as investors awaited a heavy week of earnings.About 60 minutes into trade, the Dow Jones Industrial Average stood at 16,478.21, down 65.89 points (0.40 percent).The broad-based S&P 500 lost 12.36 (0.65 percent) at 1,893.77, while the tech-rich Nasdaq Composite Index sank 41.36 (0.97 percent) to 4.234.87.US stocks suffered a massive sell-off last week, with the S&P 500 shedding ...
Wall St drops; energy sector set for worst week since 2011 NEW YORK: Energy shares fell on Friday, extending their recent weakness as crude oil dropped to its lowest level since 2010. The S&P energy index fell 1.5 percent on Friday, by far the worst-performing group of the day.It has fallen for seven of the past 10 sessions, and is down 5.2 percent this week, its worst since November 2011. With the week's decline, the sector has turned negative for 2014. It is now the year's ...

 



 
Index Closing Chg%
Arrow DJIA 17,827.75 0.07
Arrow Nasdaq 4,787.32 0.61
Arrow S&P 2,072.83 0.28
Arrow FTSE 6,729.17 0.03
Arrow DAX 9,915.56 0.55
Arrow CAC-40 4,373.42 0.20
Arrow Nikkei 17,383.58 0.14
Arrow H.Seng 24,111.98 1.12
Arrow Sensex 28,386.19 0.17






Banking Review 2013


Annual2013/14
Foreign Debt $61.805bn
Per Cap Income $1,386
GDP Growth 4.14%
Average CPI 8.6%
MonthlySeptember
Trade Balance $-2.380 bln
Exports $2.181 bln
Imports $4.561 bln
WeeklyNovember 13, 2014
Reserves $13.268 bln