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TSX falls to 1-month low as US jobs data eyed TORONTO: Canada's main stock index slipped on Thursday to its lowest in a month, led by a decline in financial shares, as investors nervously awaited Friday's jobs report out of the United States.The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index unofficially closed down 34.32 points, or 0.28 percent, at 12,409.33. Seven of the 10 main sectors on the index were in the red.Copyright AFP (Agence France-Presse), 2013 ...

Australia shares seen extending losses on Fed stimulus worries SYDNEY: Australian shares are set to open lower on Thursday, extending losses after touching a 4-1/2-month low and tracking a decline on Wall Street on renewed worries the Federal Reserve may begin to scale back its bond-buying stimulus.Local share price index futures fell 1 percent to 4,784.0, a 51.2-point premium/discount to the underlying S&P/ASX 200 index close.The local benchmark slumped 1.3 percent in the last session to a 4-1/2-month low on a disappointing reading of ...
TSX drops to near 1-month low on US growth, Fed fears TORONTO: Canada's main stock index recorded one of its steepest one-day percentage falls of the year on Wednesday due to concerns about US economic growth, sluggish hiring, and renewed fears of a stimulus pullback.The declines took the market to a one-month low, with weakness in almost all key sectors, and helped erase almost all the gains the index has made this year.The lone bright spot was the gold sector, which climbed after the soft data ...
Australia shares seen opening lower ahead of GDP data   SYDNEY: Australian shares are expected to open weaker after losses on Wall Street and on concerns about Chinese demand for metals, with GDP data expected to show a slowdown in mining investment kept growth below potential at the start of the year.   Local share price index futures fell 0.4 percent to 4,879, a 21.8-point discount to the underlying S&P/ASX 200 index close. The benchmark rose 0.3 percent on Tuesday.   New Zealand's benchmark NZX 50 index fell 0.2 ...
Data pulls TSX lower as energy shares, banks slip TORONTO: Canada's main stock index slipped to its lowest in more than two weeks on Monday after sluggish data raised concerns about half of the global economic recovery and caused declines in the energy and financial sectors.Weakness in Canadian Natural Resources Ltd, following a downgrade of the stock by Goldman Sachs, also weighed on the market.US manufacturing activity contracted in May for the first time in six months as new orders fell and there was ...
Australia shares seen lower; eyes on China, local data SYDNEY: Australian shares are set to open lower on Monday after a sharp fall on Wall Street and weaker metals prices, with eyes on Chinese data and a slew of local economic figures.Local share price index futures fell 1.7 percent to 4,876.0, a 50.6-point discount to the underlying S&P/ASX 200 index close. The benchmark slipped 0.1 percent on Friday.New Zealand's stocks market is closed for a public holiday on Monday.US stocks sold off in late ...
Australia shares edge up on yield play; Cabcharge, Pharmaxis tumble SYDNEY: Australian shares ended 0.2 percent higher on Tuesday, snapping a five-day losing streak, as investors returned to pick up high-yield stocks such as banks following last week's downturn.The benchmark S&P/ASX 200 index added 10.8 points to 4,970.7, according to the latest data. It fell 0.5 percent on Monday.Analysts said the 4,900-point mark was a key support milestone to watch, with the market currently in a correction."Three times the market has touched this level and ...


Index Closing Chg%
Arrow DJIA 17,164.95 1.45
Arrow Nasdaq 4,635.24 1.03
Arrow S&P 1,994.99 1.30
Arrow FTSE 6,749.40 0.90
Arrow DAX 10,694.32 0.41
Arrow CAC-40 4,604.25 0.59
Arrow Nikkei 17,674.39 0.39
Arrow H.Seng 24,507.05 0.36
Arrow Sensex 29,182.95 1.68

ICT 2014

Foreign Debt $61.805bn
Per Cap Income $1,386
GDP Growth 4.14%
Average CPI 8.6%
Trade Balance $-1.664 bln
Exports $1.966 bln
Imports $3.630 bln
WeeklyJanuary 25, 2015
Reserves $15.019 bln