government bonds

Spain auction sees lower borrowing costs for benchmark bond


September 21st, 2012 - 12:05 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Sep 21 (IANS/EFE) Spain's Treasury sold 4.8 billion euros ($6.2 billion) worth of debt Thursday in an auction that attracted strong demand, paying a sharply lower interest rate on ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Sensex closes 337 points higher on ECB bond buying plan (Roundup)


September 7th, 2012 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 7 (IANS) A benchmark index of Indian equities markets closed 337 points higher Friday in a global rally after the European Central Bank (ECB) unveiled a new ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Sensex closes 338 points high, Tata Steel stock soars (Second Lead)


September 7th, 2012 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 7 (IANS) A benchmark index of Indian equities markets closed 338 points higher Friday in a global rally after the European Central Bank (ECB) unveiled a new ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Sensex soars 314 points, Tata Steel stocks gain (Lead)


September 7th, 2012 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 7 (IANS) A benchmark index of Indian equities markets was trading 314 points higher in late afternoon trade Friday in a global rally after the European Central ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Sensex zooms 324 points, Tata Steel biggest gainer


September 7th, 2012 - 2:50 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 7 (IANS) A benchmark index of Indian equities markets was trading 324 points higher in afternoon trade Friday in a global rally after the European Central Bank ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

South Korea’s foreign debts grow to $418.6 bn


August 21st, 2012 - 2:02 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, Aug 21 (IANS) South Korea's foreign debts grew to $418.6 billion in the second quarter of this year as lenders increased their short-term borrowing from overseas, the central bank ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

RBI cuts SLR by 1 percent


July 31st, 2012 - 5:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Tuesday announced a reduction in the statutory liquidity ratio (SLR) from 24 percent to 23 percent with effect from ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Rupee rises to 7-week high of 54.36 against dollar


July 3rd, 2012 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 3 (IANS) The rupee rose to a seven-week high of 54.36 against a dollar Tuesday as some clarity on taxation rules and the measures announced by the government ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

India raises overseas investment limit in government bonds (Roundup)


June 25th, 2012 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai/New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) In a bid to prop up the battered rupee, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Monday hiked the limit of overseas investments in government ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

India raises overseas investment limit in government, corporate bonds (Lead)


June 25th, 2012 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 25 (IANS) In a bid to prop up the battered currency, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Monday hiked the limit of overseas investments in government and ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Wall Street rises on monetary easing hopes


June 20th, 2012 - 7:57 am ICT by IANS
New York, June 20 (IANS) US stocks closed higher Tuesday as investors' expectations of further monetary easing policy by the Federal Reserve boosted the market, while positive news from Europe ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

EU needs fiscal, bank integration: Spanish PM


June 6th, 2012 - 12:06 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, June 6 (IANS/EFE) The European Union should move toward fiscal and banking integration, said Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy.Rajoy also said that the EU should make clear that the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Spain’s borrowing costs rise sharply in bond auction


May 18th, 2012 - 12:14 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, May 18 (IANS/EFE) Spain's Treasury auctioned 2.5 billion euros ($3.18 billion) worth of bonds maturing in 2015 and 2016 Thursday, but was forced to pay sharply higher interest rates.The ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

With reforms under stress, India stares at ratings cut (Roundup)


April 25th, 2012 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, April 25 (IANS) In a firm warning that all is not well with the Indian economy, the country's outlook was lowered Wednesday to negative from stable by ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Spain sells 3.2 bn euros in bonds at higher rates


April 18th, 2012 - 12:03 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, April 18 (IANS/EFE) Spain sold 3.17 billion euros ($4.16 billion) worth of short-term government debt Tuesday, although its borrowing costs rose to their highest levels since December 2011.The Treasury ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Spain blames Europe growth concerns for debt-risk premium rise


April 6th, 2012 - 12:31 pm ICT by IANS
Malaga (Spain), April 6 (IANS/EFE) Spain's economy and competitiveness minister on Thursday blamed a sharp rise in the country's debt-risk premium to market volatility triggered by "doubts about growth in ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Spain raises 2.59 bn euros in bond sale


April 5th, 2012 - 11:57 am ICT by IANS
Madrid, April 5 (IANS/EFE) Spain's Treasury raised 2.59 billion euros ($3.4 billion) Wednesday in an auction of bonds maturing in 2015, 2016 and 2020, but paid sharply higher interest rates ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

`Worst of Eurozone crisis is over’


March 23rd, 2012 - 2:07 pm ICT by IANS
Frankfurt, March 23 (IANS) The worst of the Eurozone crisis is over and the situation is stabilizing, European Central Bank (ECB) president Mario Draghi has been quoted as saying.Draghi made ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

IMF approves $36 bn funding for Greece


March 16th, 2012 - 9:02 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 16 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The International Monetary Fund (IMF) will allocate 28 billion euro (over $36 billion) to support Greece's economic programme over the next four years, the IMF ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Spain pays sharply lower yield on 10-year bonds


January 20th, 2012 - 12:09 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Jan 20 (IANS/EFE) Spain's Treasury sold benchmark 10-year bonds Thursday at a significantly lower yield compared to the previous auction, a sign of investor confidence in the country's struggling ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Spain sells bonds at sharply lower yields


January 18th, 2012 - 11:46 am ICT by IANS
Madrid, Jan 18 (IANS/EFE) Spain's Treasury raised 4.9 billion euros ($6.2 billion) Tuesday from its auction of 12-month and 18-month bonds, selling the debt at sharply lower yields.The successful auction ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Spanish debt auction attracts strong demand


January 13th, 2012 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Jan 13 (IANS/EFE) Spain's Treasury sold nearly 10 billion euros ($12.8 billion) in debt Thursday at lower yields than previous auctions, raising nearly double the target amount for the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

US stocks end higher amid European optimism (Lead)


January 13th, 2012 - 6:03 am ICT by IANS
New York, Jan 13 (IANS) US stocks ended higher Thursday as news from the Europe helped lift the market despite weak US economic data, reports Xinhua.The Dow Jones industrial average ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

US stocks mixed amid tepid data


January 13th, 2012 - 2:42 am ICT by IANS
New York, Jan 13 (IANS) US stocks traded mixed Thursday as US economic data worried investors, but news from Europe provided support.The US Commerce Department said total retail sales increased ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Wall Street mixed amid European concern (Lead)


January 12th, 2012 - 7:00 am ICT by IANS
New York, Jan 12 (IANS) US stocks closed mixed Wednesday as concerns about the European debt crisis kept pressuring the market, but upbeat US economic situation came as a relief.The ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Moody’s upgrade India’s ratings, Sensex soars


January 10th, 2012 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 10 (IANS) Global credit rating agency Moody's Investor Services has raised India's sovereign credit ranking to investment grade.The Moody's upgraded the country's short-term foreign currency rating ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Eurozone ministers agree to expand rescue fund


November 30th, 2011 - 2:05 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels, Nov 30 (IANS) Eurozone finance ministers agreed Tuesday to expand a rescue fund and to turn to the International Monetary Fund (IMF) for help to contain the spreading debt ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

US growth facing serious headwinds: Official


November 30th, 2011 - 1:55 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 30 (IANS) Growth in the US faces serious headwinds and the country's high unemployment will linger for many years, said a senior Federal Reserve official Tuesday."Households are still ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

India raises FII investment limits in bonds by $5 bn


November 17th, 2011 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) India Thursday decided to increase the limit of foreign institutional investors (FIIs) investment in government securities bonds by $5 billion to $15 billion and in ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Japan’s monetary base rose in October


November 2nd, 2011 - 1:28 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, Nov 2 (IANS) The monetary base in Japan rose 17 percent in October from a year earlier from a 16.7 percent annual increase logged in the previous month, the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Economic slowdown may dent capital flows in Asia: ADB


September 1st, 2011 - 2:28 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, Sep 1 (IANS) Severe economic slowdown in major economies such as the US and Europe could destabilise capital flows in East Asian economies, a senior Asian Development Bank (ADB) ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Markets hammer Spanish bonds


August 3rd, 2011 - 1:20 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Aug 3 (IANS/EFE) Prime Minister Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero decided to postpone his summer break after the risk premium on Spanish government bonds climbed to a record 400 basis ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Moody’s places US debt rating on review


July 14th, 2011 - 11:41 am ICT by IANS
New York, July 14 (IANS/EFE) Moody's Investors Service announced Wednesday that it has placed the US debt on review with an eye toward possibly downgrading it, given the possibility that ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Soaring prices prompt India’s central bank to hike key rates (Roundup)


January 25th, 2011 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 25 (IANS) With inflation soaring to double-digits and factory output growing in spurts, India's central bank Tuesday hiked its short-term lending and borrowing rates by 25 basis points that ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

India’s Reserve Bank hikes key rates to tame inflation (Lead)


January 25th, 2011 - 1:30 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 25 (IANS) In a bid to tame prices that has seen annual food inflation soar to double digits, India's central bank Tuesday hiked its short-term lending and borrowing rates by ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

« Previous Entries

Subscribe