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Asian markets boosted by Fed but dollar sinks

Author: AFPFri, 2017-03-17ID: 1489688714334259600HONG KONG: Asian markets rallied and the dollar sank on Thursday after the Federal Reserve lifted US interest rates…

Fed raises rate and sees more hikes

Author: APFri, 2017-03-17ID: 1489688714404260200WASHINGTON: The Federal Reserve has raised its benchmark interest rate for the second time in three months and forecast…

China lifts short-term rates to steady yuan, battle debt

Author: ReutersFri, 2017-03-17ID: 1489688714284259300SHANGHAI: China’s central bank raised short-term interest rates on Thursday in what economists said was a bid to stave…

Judge not to stop oil from flowing through disputed pipeline

Author: APFri, 2017-03-17ID: 1489688714374259900BISMARCK: A judge refused to head off the imminent flow of oil in the disputed Dakota Access pipeline, likely…

Banks can help fight against trafficking and slavery

Author: ReutersFri, 2017-03-17ID: 1489688162814158900LONDON: Banks could revolutionize the fight against human trafficking and modern slavery by reporting suspicious transactions and other financial…

Sensex gains 188 points, records 52-week closing high; Nifty ends at new high

The Indian stock market ended on a bright note on Thursday, with the Sensex closing at a fresh 52-week high…

US STOCKS-Wall St slightly lower as healthcare stocks weigh

* Fed signals two more rate hikes this year * Feb. housing starts rise more than expected * Biogen falls…

Wall Street slightly lower as healthcare stocks weigh

By Yashaswini Swamynathan (Reuters) – U.S. stocks slipped on Thursday as declines in the healthcare sector outweighed gains in financial…

Sensex up 155 points, headed for strong close

Despite profit taking at higher levels in a few front line stocks, the Sensex and the Nifty50 look well on…

US STOCKS-Wall St edges up on gains in tech, bank stocks

* Fed signals two more rate hikes this year * Feb. housing starts rise more than expected * Tesla up…
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