April 2015

Oil Halts Amid Yemen Escalated Conflict

Oil prices were little changed on Monday amid the ongoing conflict in Yemen, raising concerns that the crises may affect the crude deliveries from the nation.

Prices for the North American West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude for June delivery went down 0.49% to $56.87 per barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange at the time of writing. The European benchmark Brent crude for June settlement slid 0.33% lower to $65.07 a barrel on the London-based ICE Futures Europe exchange.  Read more

Stock Markets Report 27th April

Europe Stocks

The European market opened the week trading lower as talks over Greece’s debt crises remains in the spotlight.

The European Euro Stoxx 50 fell 0.87% lower to 3,681.58, while UK’s benchmark FTSE 100 slid 0.47% to 7,037.12 at the time of writing. At the same time, the French CAC 40 index went down 1.12% to 5,143.22 and the German DAX 30 Index declined 0.46% to 11,755.57 during the European trading hours.  Read more

Stocks Markets Report 23rd April

Asia Stocks

Asia stocks were seen trading in the green territory on Thursday as traders digested the downbeat manufacturing data from China.

The Japanese benchmark Nikkei 225 Index edged 0.36% higher to 20,206.93 points, while Tokyo’s Topix Index advanced 0.45% to 1,629.05 points. The Japanese yen weakened, with the US dollar buying the yen at 120.08 on Thursday, boosting gains for the nation’s exporters.  Read more

Oil Declines Amid Yemen Ongoing Crises

Crude prices were seen trading in the red territory on Thursday, following the release of the US stockpiles report as the conflict in Yemen escalates.

Prices for the North American West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude went down 0.59% to $55.83 per barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange at the time of writing. The European benchmark Brent crude fell 0.66% lower to $62.32 a barrel on the London-based ICE Futures Europe exchange.  Read more

Stock Markets Report 22nd April

Europe Stocks

Stocks in Europe were seen swinging in between gains and losses on Wednesday as the market focuses on the UK’s Bank of England’s (BoE) meeting minutes due later in the day.

Europe’s Euro Stoxx 50 added 0.56% to 3,740.12, while the UK’s benchmark FTSE 100 Index fell 0.14% lower to 7,052.51. The French CAC 40 Index rose 0.40% to 5,213.24 and Germany’s DAX 30 Index was up 0.59% to 12,009.12.  Read more