INTERNATIONAL NEWS
19 Jan
US close: Stocks fall ahead of Trump's inauguration
Wall street america US USA signs

US stocks closed in the red on Thursday as investors exercised caution ahead of Donald Trump’s presidential inauguration.

Read full story
19 Jan
Europe close: Stocks end on mixed note after ECB decision
draghi portada

European stocks were little changed by the end of trading on Thursday even as European Central Bank chief Mario Draghi struck a dovish tone at his press conference following the monetary authority´s policy decision.

Read full story
19 Jan
Credit Suisse arrives at $5.3bn settlement with US
credit suisse

Credit Suisse has come to a $5. 3bn agreement with the US Department of Justice to settle the investigation into the bank’s involvement in selling toxic mortgage debt before the last financial crisis.

Read full story
19 Jan
Airline bosses report sky high operating costs but remain optimistic for 2017
avion-decollage-pollution-aerienne-trafic-aerien-air-china-beijing-airport-aeroport-de-pekin-dec-2009-iata-avion-cargo-commerce-international

The International Air Transport Association has released research suggesting a challenging environment for airlines, including lower passenger yields and an increase in operating costs.

Read full story
19 Jan
Marine Le Pen leads poll ahead of French presidential election
marine le pen

French National Front leader Marine Le Pen has surged ahead in a key poll as attention turns to the presidential election later this year in the country.

Read full story
19 Jan
Union Pacific beats estimates for fourth quarter
New York Stock Exchange, markets, traders, USA, stocks, shares. Photo: MarineCorps New York

Railroad firm Union Pacific Corporation reported its fourth quarter results on Thursday before markets opened, beating analysts' estimates and sending its share price up 5% in early trading.

Read full story
19 Jan
RBS might book charge for US RMBS litigation in Q4, report says
RBS Royal bank of Scotland

State-owned RBS might book a charge for expected litigation charges stemming from the US Department of Justice´s probe into its role in that country´s sub-prime mortgage meltdown which ensued during the last financial crisis as soon as in its fourth quarter eanings statements.

Read full story
19 Jan
US open: Stocks waver ahead of Trump inauguration, Yellen speech
cbpatrickharker

Ahead of Donald Trump’s inauguration, US stocks wavered on Thursday, after a torrent of economic data and earnings from Bank of New York Mellon, with investors also eyeing another speech from Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen.

Read full story
19 Jan
ECB keeps policy measures unchanged
draghi bce septiembre

The European Central Bank decided to keep key interest rates and the asset purchase programme unchanged on Thursday.

Read full story
19 Jan
Initial US weekly unemployment claims see large drop
jobless, unemployment, employment, us, usa, america

A key gauge of the short-term health of the US labour market continued to improve during the latest week.

Read full story
19 Jan
Bank of New York Mellon's earnings soar in 2016
bny mellon, bnymellon, mellon

Bank of New York Mellon reported its final quarter earnings for 2016 on Thursday, with the company revealing its net income rose to $822m during the period.

Read full story
19 Jan
CSX Corp. rockets on reports activist investors targeting railroad operator
Rio Tinto train in the Pilbara region of Western Australia; mining

Shares in CSX Corp. rocketed following reports that rival railroad operator´s Canadian Pacific´s ex boss would team up with an activist investor to shake-up the company.

Read full story
19 Jan
Philly Fed index unexpectedly jumps in January
factory, factories, manufacturing, manufacturer

Manufacturing conditions in the Philadelphia region unexpectedly improved in January.

Read full story
19 Jan
US housing starts rise more than expected in December
US house USA United States of America housing

US housing starts rose more than expected in December, according to data released by the Commerce Department.

Read full story
19 Jan
Bonds: Prices continue to move within recent trading ranges
0cb796

These were the moves in some of the most widely-followed 10-year sovereign bonds:.

Read full story
19 Jan
US CPI in line with forecasts in December
bandera EEUU USA

US consumer prices rose in December, driven by gains in prices for energy, second-hand autombiles and medical care commodities.

Read full story
19 Jan
Economist Roubini compares Trump strategies with communism
Nouriel Roubini

The economist who predicted the global stock market crash in 2008 has said that if Barack Obama had espoused policies put forward by president-elect Donald Trump, he would be labelled a communist.

Read full story
19 Jan
Goldman Sachs to move half its London bankers to Frankfurt
goldman-sachs

Giant investment bank Goldman Sachs plans to move 1,000 of its City of London traders and bankers to Frankfurt when the UK exits from the European Union, according to reports in Germany on Thursday.

Read full story
19 Jan
JPMorgan agrees to pay $55m in discrimination case
jamie dimon ceo chairman jpmorgan jp morgan chase

Investment bank JPMorgan Chase has agreed to settle a racial discrimination case with a $55m payment, after it was alleged to have charged black and Hispanic mortgage customers more in the United States.

Read full story
19 Jan
Lockheed Martin reportedly close to $9bn F-35 contract with Pentagon
Lockheed Martin F35-B Joint Strike Fighter, Rolls-Royce, BAE Systems, aerospace, defence

The Department of Defense in the United States is ready to pen a deal with contractor Lockheed Martin worth $9bn for its controversial F-35 fighter planes, according to reports.

Read full story