Stories about Finance

Feb 04 2016

Apple Grows Services, Wearable Revenues As iPhone Decline Fails To Materialise

Apple chief Tim Cook said: " Our team delivered Apple's biggest quarter ever, thanks to the world's most innovative products and all-time record sales of iPhone, Apple ...

Feb 04 2016

ADP Employment Shows Businesses Added 205k Jobs in January

Economists see the USA adding 183,000 private sector jobs last month, down from a December estimate of 275,000 jobs. Economists polled by The Wall Street Journal expect...

Feb 04 2016

Global business activity starts 2016 on weak note

A reading above 50 signals growth. Optimism among construction companies waned to its lowest level since December 2014, the survey showed. The Caixin/Markit manufactu...

Feb 04 2016

Dollar tumbles as Dudley comments, US data suggest dovish Fed

The Dow Jones industrial average rose 25.2 points, or 0.16%, to 16,178.74, the S&P 500 lost 5.91 points, or 0.31%, to 1,897.12 and the Nasdaq Composite dropped 34.63 poin...

Feb 04 2016

ChemChina offers $43 billion deal to Syngenta

The offer far outstrips China's biggest overseas acquisition to date, which was CNOOC's purchase of Canadian oil firm Nexen for $15.1bn in 2013. With the acquisition of...