Tagged: London

Australian papers weigh on News Corp

But its newspapers, which include The Wall Street Journal, New York Post and The Times of London, reported a 6 per cent slump in revenue to $US89 million ($114 million) for the quarter ending December 31.. Profit, excluding some items,...

US Justice Dept drops case against News Corp

By Darren Davidson - The Australian In a joint statement from News Corp (NWS) and 21st Century Fox, the companies said the United States Department of Justice had dropped the case and will not...

Athens holds talks with UK, Cyprus

By AFP Greece‘s radical new Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has held talks in Cyprus as he made his first foreign visit to a close ally that has also been ravaged by the eurozone crisis....

Momentum in Europe as a quiet physicist makes his mark

By David Hone Nevertheless, it is disappointing that some industry and business groups in Brussels did not seem aligned with the recognition that many of their member CEOs were giving to the carbon pricing discussion in...

$A, $NZ tumble as global currency war expands

The euro plunged last week as the ECB introduced a bond- buying program that was bigger than analysts anticipated, while money markets rates show Bank of England officials, who were last year forecast to...

US shares slip as Fed points to stronger rate rise case

By Alicia Barry Wall Street slipped on falling energy shares and after the US Federal Reserve‘s policy statement pointed to a slightly stronger case for interest rate rises. Across the Atlantic, London‘s market edged...

European stocks open lower

By AFP In initial deals, London‘s benchmark FTSE 100 index of top companies nudged 0. 08 per cent lower to 6,846. 74 points, Frankfurt’s DAX 30 shed 0. 12 per cent to 10,785. 90...

More money, more problems? Draghi's QE quandary

By Amber Plum Meanwhile, Draghi’s lonely plea for more helpful settings, amid the limits of what monetary policy can do, spotlighted regulatory settings looming over the bank’s QE success. “In particular, the determined implementation...

European stocks end higher

By AFP Alan has been a trusted source of investment advice to Australians for many years, and in 2005 he founded Eureka Report - Australia’s #1 online investment report. Along with Robert Gottliebsen and...

John Laing mulls Aust expansion

By Dow Jones newswires The chief executive of John Laing has said the company plans to raise £130 million ($A240m) in an initial public offering in London, returning the UK infrastructure investor to the public...