Gold falls to six-week low as U.S. stocks down

March 7, 2012 9:04 am· Comments Off on Gold falls to six-week low as U.S. stocks down 

CHICAGO, March 7 — Gold futures on the COMEX division of the New York Mercantile Exchange fell Tuesday to their lowest level since Jan. 25, as substantial declines in the U.S. stock market and renewed concerns over problems in Europe dampened trading.

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Lehman exits bankruptcy

March 7, 2012 9:04 am· Comments Off on Lehman exits bankruptcy 

NEW YORK, March 7 — Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc. exited its bankruptcy of record 639 billion dollars on Tuesday and said it will start paying back creditors on April 17.

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Roundup: UAE airliners expand at all fronts despite buoyant oil prices

March 7, 2012 9:04 am· Comments Off on Roundup: UAE airliners expand at all fronts despite buoyant oil prices 

DUBAI, March 7 — Local carriers in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) are expanding their fleets and global networks, while ticket prices started to increase in the oil-rich Gulf state.

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Gold and forex reserves in Kazakhstan grow 4.4% in February

March 7, 2012 9:04 am· Comments Off on Gold and forex reserves in Kazakhstan grow 4.4% in February 

ALMATY, March 7 — Gross foreign exchange and gold reserves, including the gross reserves of the National Bank and National Fund, in Kazakhstan grew by 4.4 percent to 82.7 billion U. S. dollars in February, the National Bank Chairman Grigorii Marchenko said at Tuesday press conference in Almaty.

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OECD annual inflation rate eases slightly to 2.8% in January

March 7, 2012 9:04 am· Comments Off on OECD annual inflation rate eases slightly to 2.8% in January 

PARIS, March 7 — Consumer prices in the area of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) rose by 2.8 percent in the year to January 2012, compared with 2.9 percent in the year to December 2011, the Paris-based organization said Tuesday.

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U.S. challenges Indian poultry ban via WTO

March 7, 2012 9:04 am· Comments Off on U.S. challenges Indian poultry ban via WTO 

GENEVA, March 7 — The World Trade Organization (WTO) on Tuesday formally acknowledged that the United States has requested consultations with India under the dispute settlement system concerning the latter's import restrictions on U.S. poultry products.

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China lowers GDP target to ensure smooth economic growth: WB economist

March 7, 2012 9:04 am· Comments Off on China lowers GDP target to ensure smooth economic growth: WB economist 

WASHINGTON, March 7 — The purpose of China's lowering of economic growth target was to ensure long-term smooth economic growth, said a World Bank (WB) economist on Tuesday.

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Britain's petrol prices hit new high

March 7, 2012 9:04 am· Comments Off on Britain's petrol prices hit new high 

LONDON, March 7 — Petrol prices in Britain have hit a record high on Monday, according to official data released on Tuesday.

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Chicago wheat, corn down while soybeans rally

March 7, 2012 9:04 am· Comments Off on Chicago wheat, corn down while soybeans rally 

CHICAGO, March 7 — Chicago soybeans regained momentum Tuesday while corn and wheat futures fell with much of commodities trading negatively affected by high sales pressure due to economic growth concerns and declines in equities markets.

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Slovak GDP grows by 3.4% in 2011 Q4

March 7, 2012 9:04 am· Comments Off on Slovak GDP grows by 3.4% in 2011 Q4 

BRATISLAVA, March 7 — The Slovak economy grew by 3.4 percent in the fourth quarter of 2011 from the same period in 2010, the country's official statistics office said on Tuesday.

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