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Greek fears send European stocks sliding again LONDON: Intensifying anxiety over Greece sent European stock markets lower Tuesday, with the new government set on a collision course with creditors over plans to renegotiate its enormous bailout, analysts said.London's benchmark FTSE 100 index of top companies fell 0.99 percent to 6,784.61 points in mid-afternoon trading, as investors also digested data showing Britain's economic growth slowed to 0.5 percent in the fourth quarter of 2014.Elsewhere, Frankfurt's DAX 30 lost 1.69 percent to 10,616 and the CAC 40 in Paris was off 1.22 percent to 4,617.86 points compared with Monday's close.The Athens stock market plunged more than six percent on Tuesday, having tumbled 3.2 percent the previous day on news that anti-austerity party Syriza had won the Greek election.The main Athex index opened down 6.39 percent, reaching a low of 761 points, before recovering slightly to 776 points by 1400 GMT, or 4.59 percent lower than Monday's close. New Greek ...

European stocks driven back by Greek worries, weak corporate results LONDON: Renewed concern over Greece and weak results at companies such as Siemens and Philips halted a winning run on European stock markets on Tuesday.The pan-European FTSEurofirst 300 index, which had risen for the past eight sessions, retreated 1 percent to 1,473.54 points going into the close of the trading day.The euro zone's blue-chip Euro STOXX 50 index also declined 1.4 percent after a similar eight-day winning streak. Those gains were ignited by the European ...
Airlines help Britain's FTSE hold steady at 4-month high LONDON: Britain's top share index held steady around four-month highs on Tuesday, supported by strong gains for airlines, although its momentum was stalled by renewed weakness in energy stocks.Top gainer was budget airline easyJet, up 4.6 percent following a trading update in which it said first-half seasonal losses would shrink this year.Europe's second-largest low-cost airline said losses fell after it added seats on successful routes and attracted more business passengers.International Consolidated Airlines Group (IAG) rose ...
Mixed earnings, Greek jitters fuel market caution LONDON: The euro rose and shares slipped in Europe on Tuesday as mixed corporate earnings and concerns over Greece kept investors cautious ahead of a busy week which will include the first policy meeting of the U.S. Federal Reserve this year.Russian markets were also jittery after a cut to the country's sovereign credit rating.Investors will be keen to hear the Fed's response to the recent policy easing by global central banks such as the European ...
European equity rally halted by Greece and weak corporate figures LONDON: Renewed concern over Greece and weak results at companies such as Siemens and Philips halted a winning run on European stock markets on Tuesday.The pan-European FTSEurofirst 300 index, which had risen for the last eight sessions, slipped back by 0.3 percent to 1,484.07 points going into the middle of the trading session.The euro zone's blue-chip Euro STOXX 50 index also declined 0.7 percent, retreating after a similar eight-day winning streak. Those gains were ignited ...
FTSE retreats after eight days of gains; energy shares weigh LONDON: Britain's top equity index fell on Tuesday after rising for eight straight sessions to a four-month high, with energy shares losing ground as oil prices weakened and retailer Dixons Carphone slipped after a broker downgrade.Mid-cap oil producer Afren slumped as much as 71 percent and was last down 57 percent, after saying it was in talks with its largest bondholders over its liquidity and funding needs.The FTSE 100 index was led lower by Dixons, ...
Airlines help Britain's FTSE hold steady at 4-month high LONDON: Britain's top share index held steady around four-month highs on Tuesday, supported by strong gains for airlines, although its momentum was stalled by renewed weakness in energy stocks.Top gainer was budget airline easyJet, up 4.6 percent following a trading update in which it said first-half seasonal losses would shrink this year.Europe's second-largest low-cost airline said losses fell after it added seats on successful routes and attracted more business passengers.International Consolidated Airlines Group (IAG) rose ...

 



 
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


Annual2013/14
Foreign Debt $61.805bn
Per Cap Income $1,386
GDP Growth 4.14%
Average CPI 8.6%
MonthlyNovember
Trade Balance $-1.664 bln
Exports $1.966 bln
Imports $3.630 bln
WeeklyJanuary 25, 2015
Reserves $15.019 bln