Sterling climbs as UK inflation beats expectations

Feb 13 2018

Sterling briefly climbed to its highest so far this week after data showed British inflation unexpectedly stayed close to its highest levels in six years in January.

Sterling jumps after central bank sees rates rising; stocks slip

Feb 08 2018

Against the euro, sterling rallied more than one percent to hit a one-week high of 87.41 pence EURGBP=.

Sterling briefly breaks through $1.41 after UK employment data

Jan 24 2018

Sterling jumped to above $1.41 after unexpectedly strong UK employment data helped the pound extend a recent rally to its highest levels since the vote to leave the EU.

Tears and panic as false missile alert unnerves Hawaii

Jan 14 2018

Panic and confusion swept Hawaii as a mistaken alert about a ballistic missile attack, sending residents and tourists scrambling for shelter.

Sterling climbs as UK inflation hits six-year high

Dec 12 2017

The pound climbed to the day’s high $1.3380 after the data, up from $1.3335 beforehand.

Dollar on track for monthly loss, Brexit deal hopes lift sterling

Nov 30 2017

The dollar index, which gauges the greenback against a basket of six major rivals, was up 0.1% at 93.255 .DXY but was down 1.4% for November.

FTSE rises as sterling's decline benefitted exporters

Nov 13 2017

British shares rose, outperforming European benchmarks, as exporters benefited when the pound fell amid reports of a rebellion among Conservative MPs.

World stocks lower on US tax reform uncertainty, sterling surges

Nov 13 2017

Uncertainty over a U.S. tax reform deal pushed world stock markets further away from recent record highs, while Britain’s pound fell on growing concern.

UK industrial output rises in Sept at fastest pace this year

Nov 10 2017

The figures suggested manufacturing may go some way towards counteracting a consumer-led slowdown.

World stocks pause, dollar creeps up ahead of payrolls

Nov 03 2017

MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan .MIAPJ0000PUS inched up 0.1 percent.

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Promoter Instant Holdings bought over 1% stake, or 28 lk skares, in co for Rs 111 Cr

Shares acquired at average price of Rs 395.95

By Dec 2017, Instant Holdings held 1.80 cr shares, or 7.01% stake, in Co

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Automotive Tyre Mfg Association says shortage of carbon black may shutdown plants

Demand supply gap has gone up to 20% in FY18

Financial Express Reports


Centre urges graphite electrode mfg cos to cut local prices

Also signaled possibility of introduction of an export tax

Graphite electrodes are used to melt scrap to produce new steel

Financial Express Reports


Arm Buys 4.84% More Stake In Ranbaxy Malaysia For 1.66 Mn Ringgit


Acquires 46% stake in PTCL with a total Enterprise Value of Rs 232 Cr

Acquisition indicated to be completed by Q1 FY19

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