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FTSE steadies near highs; mining firms slip LONDON: Britain's top share index steadied near a two-month high on Tuesday, with a fall in mining stocks on the back of weaker metals prices and disappointing earnings from some companies limiting upside potential.Kingfisher fell 5.1 percent, the top decliner in the benchmark FTSE 100 index, after Europe's No. 1 home improvement retailer posted a decline in third-quarter profit, hurt by a weak French market and currency movements.The UK mining index was the worst sectoral performer, dragged down by a 1.9 percent fall in BHP Billiton and a 0.6 percent fall in Rio Tinto.The blue-chip FTSE 100 index was up 0.1 percent at 6739.32 points by 1209 GMT. The 1.2 percent fall in the mining index followed a 5 percent surge last Friday on a surprise rate cut in China, the world's biggest metals producer.Copper prices have come under pressure on concerns that the measures by China are unlikely to ...

European shares hit nine-week high, led by banks PARIS: European stocks rose on Tuesday, with a benchmark index hitting a nine-week high as euro zone banking shares gained on mounting expectation of more stimulus from the European Central Bank.Shares in Deutsche Bank, ING and BNP Paribas were up 2.0-2.2 percent. They were the top three risers among European blue chips, boosted by market speculation that the ECB will launch a quantitative easing programme in early 2015."Recent strong comments by (ECB President Mario) Draghi ...
Eurozone stimulus hopes push equities higher LONDON: Lingering eurozone stimulus hopes lifted European stock markets on Tuesday, with sentiment buoyed also by upbeat German data and bumper gains elsewhere, dealers said.In late morning deals, London's benchmark FTSE 100 index rose 0.15 percent to trade at 6,740.22 points and the Paris CAC 40 index gained 0.57 percent to 4,393.16 compared with Monday's closing value.Frankfurt's DAX 30 jumped 1.02 percent to 9,885.09 points, as official data confirmed that the German economy grew 0.1 ...
Euro zone indexes pause after two-day rise LONDON: Euro zone shares marked time on Tuesday after a two-day rise that left some key regional indexes in "overbought" territory on a technical basis. An unexpected rise French industrial morale helped put a floor on the market, however, building on a strong German business sentiment survey on Monday. At 0811 the euro zone Euro STOXX 50 was flat at 3,213.10 points. Germany's DAX was up 0.1 percent while France's CAC was flat. All three ...
European shares pause after two-day rise; Zodiac rallies LONDON: European shares marked time on Tuesday after a two-day rise that left some regional indexes in technical "overbought" territory. An unexpected rise French industry morale helped put a floor on the market, however, building on a strong German business sentiment survey on Monday.The euro zone Euro STOXX 50 was flat at 3,212.26 points.Germany's DAX was up 0.1 percent while France's CAC down 0.1 percent. All three indexes closed in "overbought" territory on Monday, based ...
Weaker commodity stocks pin back Britain's FTSE LONDON: Commodity related stocks continued to weigh on Britain's top share index on Tuesday, pegging it back near two month highs as oil and metal prices came under renewed pressure. Earnings also dragged, with Kingfisher down 2.5 percent after Europe's No. 1 home improvement retailer posted a decline in third quarter profit, hurt by a weak French market and foreign currency movements. Basic materials and energy stocks combined to trim 14 points off the FTSE ...
European stocks steady at open LONDON: Europe's main stock markets opened steady on Tuesday, with London's benchmark FTSE 100 losing just 0.08 percent to 6,724.26 points.Elsewhere, Frankfurt's DAX 30 rose 0.05 percent to 9,790.03 points and the CAC 40 in Paris gained a marginal 0.02 percent to stand at 4,369.31 compared with Monday's close.Encouraging German data had helped to lift eurozone stock markets on Monday, but London sank as a profit warning by Petrofac sent the British energy services group'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 6,723.42 0.09
Arrow DAX 9,974.87 0.60
Arrow CAC-40 4,382.34 0.20
Arrow Nikkei 17,248.50 0.78
Arrow H.Seng 24,004.28 0.45
Arrow Sensex 28,438.91 0.19






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