By Nigel Stephenson LONDON (Reuters) - Political uncertainty ahead of European elections prompted nervous investors to sell the euro and kept lower-rated euro zone debt under pressure on Wednesday while the price of safe-haven gold hit three-month highs. Sify, 2 weeks ago
By Alistair Smout and Matthias Blamont | LONDON/PARIS LONDON/PARIS France's presidential elections has become so unpredictable that gamblers are betting on a second term for the sitting president, even though he bowed out of the contest last year and his ...First Post.com, 2 weeks ago
By Marc Jones LONDON (Reuters) - The dollar slipped to a 12-week low on Thursday and European stocks traded cautiously after the U.S. Federal Reserve stuck to its mildly upbeat view of the world but gave no hint on when it will next raise interest rates.Sify, 3 weeks ago
'We spoke of everything but politics.''She was well-versed in the Eng. Lit. canon of Dickens and Austen, but had also read Oscar Wilde's famous epistolary tract from jail, De Profundis.'Sunil Sethi recalls his memorable encounters with Jayalalithaa. IMAGE: Jayalalitha, the actress.'In the fulsome tributes, her long periods of rejection, humiliation and, in the end, utter isolation lie buried,' says Sunil Sethi. Failure, said the English novelist Graham Greene, is only a dress rehearsal for ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
By Marc Jones LONDON (Reuters) - A signal from the European Central Bank that it would slow its stimulus programme from April next year spooked bond and money markets on Thursday and triggered a short sharp surge in the euro. Stock markets took the move in ...Sify, 2 months ago
By John Geddie LONDON (Reuters) - Speculators convinced the euro zone faces fresh instability have zeroed in on Italy's constitutional reform referendum on Sunday, amassing huge bets on a slump in Italian banks and bonds should Prime Minister Matteo Renzi ...Sify, 2 months ago
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