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Oil prices rebound in Asian trade

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 24th April 2014

Oil prices rebound in Asian trade SINGAPORE- Oil prices rebounded in Asian trade Thursday as heightened tensions in Ukraine overshadowed data showing US commercial crude oil inventories reaching an all-time high. New York’s West Texas Intermediate for June delivery, was up 24 cents at $101.68 a barrel in mid-morning trade, and Brent North Sea crude for June rose 19 cents to...


Karachi Stock Exchange mid day update

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 23rd April 2014

Karachi Stock Exchange mid day update KARACHI: On Wednesday, until mid day, KSE-100 Index was at 29089.56 with a negative change of 102.28 and volume of 73,856,060 shares. High and Low were 29350.21 and 29071.44 respectively. Total volume traded in the market was 117,722,610 shares with 301 total traded companies out of which 142 were up, 145 were down and 14...


Oil prices down ahead of US stockpiles report

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 23rd April 2014

Oil prices down ahead of US stockpiles report SINGAPORE- Oil prices edged lower in Asian trade Wednesday despite hopes that a key US stockpiles report would beat bearish forecasts and ease concerns about tepid demand in the world’s top crude consumer. New York’s main contract, West Texas Intermediate for June delivery, was down 20 cents at $101.55 a barrel in afternoon trade while...


Oil prices ease in Asian trade

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 22nd April 2014

Oil prices ease in Asian trade SINGAPORE- Oil prices dipped in Asian trade Tuesday, but the losses were limited by lingering concerns about the crisis in Ukraine, analysts said. New York’s main contract, West Texas Intermediate for May delivery, was down 20 cents at $104.17 a barrel in afternoon trade while Brent North Sea crude for June declined 12 cents to...


Dollar steady in Asia ahead of US housing data

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 22nd April 2014

Dollar steady in Asia ahead of US housing data TOKYO- The dollar held steady in Asia Tuesday ahead of US housing data, while the yen was under pressure after a record Japanese trade deficit boosted speculation of more central bank monetary easing. In Tokyo afternoon trade, the greenback fetched 102.64 yen, slightly up from 102.62 yen in New York on Monday. The euro bought...


Karachi Stock Exchange mid day update

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 21st April 2014

Karachi Stock Exchange mid day update KARACHI: On Monday, until mid day, KSE-100 Index was at 29007.51 with a negative change of 62.42 and volume of 57,421,920 shares. High and Low were 29121.96 and 28870.84 respectively. Total volume traded in the market was 79,116,660 shares with 277 total traded companies out of which 121 were up, 148 were down and 6...


Dollar up against yen as Japan’s trade deficit swells

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 21st April 2014

Dollar up against yen as Japan’s trade deficit swells TOKYO- The dollar rose against the yen in quiet Asian trade Monday after data showed Japan’s trade deficit quadrupled year on year in March. The greenback fetched 102.63 yen in Tokyo mid-day trading, up from 102.46 yen Friday, while the euro was up at 141.74 yen from 141.46 yen. The single currency also fetched $1.3810,...


Oil prices down in quiet Asian trade

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 21st April 2014

Oil prices down in quiet Asian trade SINGAPORE- Oil prices eased in subdued post-holiday Asian trade Monday, but retained support from the escalating Ukraine crisis following a deadly gunfight over the weekend, analysts said. New York’s main contract, West Texas Intermediate for May delivery, dipped 13 cents to $104.17 in afternoon trade and Brent North Sea crude for June eased 42 cents...


Karachi Stock Exchange mid day update

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 17th April 2014

Karachi Stock Exchange mid day update KARACHI: On Thursday, until mid day, KSE-100 Index was at 29395.14 with a negative change of 63.01 and volume of 210,547,390 shares. High and Low were 29672.26 and 29386.25 respectively. Total volume traded in the market was 269,961,140 shares with 305 total traded companies out of which 116 were up, 173 were down and 16...


Oil prices rise in Asian trade

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 17th April 2014

Oil prices rise in Asian trade SINGAPORE- Oil prices rose in Asian trade Thursday on lingering concerns over the Ukraine crisis, but analysts said a bearish US stockpiles report was dampening sentiment. New York’s main contract, West Texas Intermediate for May delivery, was up 33 cents at $104.09 in mid-morning trade and Brent North Sea crude for June gained seven cents...


Dollar lower in Asia after upbeat data, Beige Book

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 17th April 2014

Dollar lower in Asia after upbeat data, Beige Book TOKYO- The dollar drifted lower in Asia Thursday as upbeat US data and dovish comments from Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen suggested the central bank would hold steady on the pace of its stimulus tapering. In Tokyo midday trade, the greenback slipped to 101.99 yen from 102.25 yen in New York on Wednesday. The euro...


RECORDER REPORT: KSE closes at high record

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 16th April 2014

RECORDER REPORT: KSE closes at high record KARACHI: Karachi Stock Exchange (KSE) 100 index closed higher on Wednesday having 29458.15 shares with a positive change of 362.38 and volume of 279,015,990 shares. High and Low were 29474.77 and 29095.77 respectively. Total volume traded in the market was 391,632,280 shares with 380 total traded companies out of which 205 were up, 144 were...


Karachi Stock Exchange mid day update

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 16th April 2014

Karachi Stock Exchange mid day update KARACHI: On Wednesday, until mid day, KSE-100 Index was at 29443.04 with a positive change of 347.27 and volume of 117,030,010 shares. High and Low were 29462.33 and 29095.77 respectively. Total volume traded in the market was 169,956,550 shares with 312 total traded companies out of which 200 were up, 100 were down and 12...


Karachi Stock Exchange mid day update

By: Hassaan Ali, Uploaded: 15th April 2014

Karachi Stock Exchange mid day update KARACHI: On Monday, until mid day, KSE-100 Index was at 29276.90 with a positive change of 27.45 and volume of 117,121,160 shares. High and Low were 29376.37 and 29193.69 respectively. Total volume traded in the market was 172,372,090 shares with 305 total traded companies out of which 162 were up, 131 were down and 12...


Asian shares mixed after fresh Wall St losses

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 14th April 2014

Asian shares mixed after fresh Wall St losses HONG KONG- Asia’s markets were mixed on Monday following another heavy sell-off on Wall Street while concerns over the crisis in Ukraine resurfaced. Investors are also awaiting the release this week of first-quarter growth data from China, with analysts tipping a further slowdown in the world’s number two economy. Tokyo ended 0.36 percent lower, giving...


Dollar under pressure in Asia after Fed minutes

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 10th April 2014

Dollar under pressure in Asia after Fed minutes TOKYO- The dollar edged down against the yen on Asia on Thursday after minutes from the US Federal Reserve showed its policymakers are broadly against hiking interest rates too soon. The greenback bought 101.81 yen in Tokyo midday trade, compared with 101.97 yen in New York Wednesday. The euro fetched $1.3849 and 141.02 yen, against...


Oil prices slip after weak Chinese trade data

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 10th April 2014

Oil prices slip after weak Chinese trade data SINGAPORE- Oil prices eased in Asian trade Thursday on weak Chinese trada data, but losses were curbed by upbeat sentiment over US demand and lingering doubts about the full resumption of Libyan exports, analysts said. New York’s main contract West Texas Intermediate (WTI) for May delivery dropped 27 cents to $103.33 a barrel in afternoon...


Oil prices mixed on growing Ukraine fears

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 9th April 2014

Oil prices mixed on growing Ukraine fears SINGAPORE- Oil prices were mixed in Asian trade Wednesday following big gains in European and US trade that were fueled by renewed Russia-Ukraine tensions. New York’s main contract West Texas Intermediate (WTI) for May delivery eased 12 cents to $102.44 a barrel in mid-morning trade while Brent North Sea crude for May was up five...


Dollar claws back some losses against yen in Asia

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 9th April 2014

Dollar claws back some losses against yen in Asia TOKYO- The dollar on Wednesday edged up against the yen after tumbling in New York trade after the head of the Bank of Japan poured cold water on hopes it will add to its stimulus programme in the near future. In Tokyo midday trade, the greenback bought 101.89 yen, up from 101.75 yen late in...


Asian shares mostly up, but yen sinks Tokyo

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 9th April 2014

Asian shares mostly up, but yen sinks Tokyo HONG KONG- Asia’s markets mostly rose on Wednesday following a slight rebound on Wall Street but Tokyo took another hit as the yen rallied after the Bank of Japan said it would not extend its stimulus in the near future. Oil prices edged back a touch after surging on Tuesday on renewed fears about tensions...


Oil prices rise on Ukraine fears

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 8th April 2014

Oil prices rise on Ukraine fears SINGAPORE- Oil prices rose in Asian trade Tuesday on renewed fears about Ukraine after pro-Russian protesters seized government buildings in the eastern city of Donetsk. New York’s main contract West Texas Intermediate (WTI) for May delivery rose 46 cents to $100.90 a barrel in mid-morning trade and Brent North Sea crude for May gained 31...


Yen gains in Asia after BoJ wraps up meeting

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 8th April 2014

Yen gains in Asia after BoJ wraps up meeting TOKYO- The yen extended its gains in Asia Tuesday as the Bank of Japan stood pat on its monetary easing programme while it assesses the impact of a sales tax rise on the world’s third-largest economy. The dollar slipped to 102.90 yen in Tokyo midday trade from 103.09 yen in New York Monday, while the...


Karachi Stock Exchange mid day update

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 7th April 2014

Karachi Stock Exchange mid day update KARACHI: On Monday, until mid day, KSE-100 Index was at 28429.40 with a positive change of 21.37 and volume of 80,534,070 shares. High and Low were 28547.28 and 28361.75 respectively. Total volume traded in the market was 110,147,970 shares with 294 total traded companies out of which 139 were up, 137 were down and 18...


Oil prices mixed in Asian trade

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 4th April 2014

Oil prices mixed in Asian trade SINGAPORE- Oil prices were mixed in subdued Asian trade Friday as dealers stood on the sidelines bracing for the release of a key US jobs report, analysts said. New York’s West Texas Intermediate for May delivery rose four cents to $100.33 a barrel in mid-morning trade while Brent North Sea crude for May was down...


Euro weakens in Asia after Draghi comments

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 4th April 2014

Euro weakens in Asia after Draghi comments TOKYO- The euro extended its losses in Asia on Friday after the head of the European Central Bank (ECB) signalled he was ready to aggressively loosen monetary policy as the eurozone faces the threat of deflation. The single currency dipped to 142.46 yen in Tokyo from 142.61 yen in New York Thursday, while it weakened...


Oil-drilling plans face stiff resistance in Spain’s Ibiza

By: Web Desk, Uploaded: 4th April 2014

Oil-drilling plans face stiff resistance in Spain’s Ibiza MADRID- Plans to drill for oil off the Spanish holiday island of Ibiza have met with fierce opposition from locals who fear the white sand beaches and marine life will be damaged. “Everyone is against it here,” said Carlos Bravo of the Blue Sea Alliance, an umbrella organization of 50 groups including environmentalists, hoteliers and...


 
 
 



 
 



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