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London midday: Markets cautious ahead of Eurogroup meeting on Greece

Following on from a 2.36 per cent surge yesterday, the FTSE 100 pulled back on Tuesday morning with ...

London open: Stocks slip as France downgraded

With another European nation losing its prized 'AAA' rating last night, UK stocks edged into negativ...

Moody’s removes its top-notch AAA rating for France

Investors are losing options to safeguard their funds in the highest investment-grade assets after M...

Asia: Trepidation ahead of US presidential election

Shares in Tokyo and Hong Kong traded in the red on Monday in quieter than usual trading as markets a...

London pre-open: Eurozone worries to dampen spirits

City sources predict the FTSE 100 will open down 35 points from yesterday's close of 5,805, hit by a...

Moodys holds back on Spanish bank downgrades, except for Liberbank

US rating agency Moody's held back from taking Spain's rating to 'junk' status last week and, as exp...

Moodys downgrades five Spanish regions to ‘junk’

US ratings agency Moody's decided last week to maintain its credit rating for Spain above 'junk' lev...

Europe close: Moderate gains in stocks, larger in the periphery

-Moody's confirmed Spain's government bond rating, with a negative outlook

Europe midday: IMF believes Spain and Italy need funding guarantees

-Moody's confirmed Spain's government bond rating, with a negative outlook -Conflicting reports reg...

Moody’s keeps gun pointed at Spain but does not pull trigger

After weeks of speculation, Moody's has opted not to reduce Spain's credit rating to junk bond statu...

S&P cuts rating for Spanish power group REE

The bad news piled on for Spanish utility company Red Electrica (REE) on Tuesday morning after Stand...

S&P cuts Santander, BBVA and nine other Spanish banks

As expected after Standard & Poor's (S&P) downgraded Spain's credit rating to 'BBB-/A-3', the credit...

This week’s thought-provokers for investors:

Most equity indices are in negative territory for the week with the exception is the […]

FX round-up: US Jobless claims claims drop to lowest levels in 4 years

The US dollar dropped on Thursday, as risk assets bounced back after the losses seen in the last few...

Bonds: Italian yields tumble after debt auction

Yields and basis point movements of some of the most-watched 10-year bonds this afternoon:
Posted On 11 Oct 2012

Market overview: FTSE 100 closes up 53 to 5,830

1630: Close Today saw shares of FTSE-250 miner Bumi leap after major shareholder, the Bakrie Group, ...

Moody’s Blues

Europe on a default watch? Michael Wilson can almost hear the snorting from Downing Street:  [&helli...

Moody’s lowers EU rating outlook to ‘negative’

Moody's has changed its rating outlook for the European Union (EU) from 'stable' to 'negative'.

Moody´s has Spain at the brink of junk status

US ratings agency Moody's has confirmed that it will conclude its rating decision on Spain by the en...

Italian banks feel the heat from Fitch, bailout speculation

Italian banks suffered some setbacks on Wednesday at the hands of credit rating downgrades and rumor...
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