Iranians look at monitors while checking shares prices, as a ...
Aug 13th, 2011
(AP) - Iranians look at monitors while checking shares prices, as a monitor shows a portrait of Iranian supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, at the Tehran Stock Exchange, Iran, Saturday, Aug. 13, 2011. (AP Photo/Vahid Salemi) -
MUMBAI (Reuters) - Ratings agency Standard & Poor's affirmed India's sovereign rating at "BBB-minus" with a "negative" outlook, reiterating there was a one-in-three chances of a ratings downgrade over the next 12 months, a statement said on Friday. S&P said the government's ability to prop up investment gr... [Full Article]
By Alistair Barr SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Amazon.com Inc's revenue growth slowed in the first quarter as the world's largest Internet retail struggled overseas, but margins jumped on lower shipping expenses and the expansion of more profitable new businesses. Amazon shares fell 1.9 percent to $269.43 in after-hours trading on Thursday fo... [Full Article]
By Matt Scuffham LONDON (Reuters) - Shares in state-backed Lloyds Banking Group rose above the level which the government sees as its break-even price after its 20.5 billion pound rescue of the bank, raising hopes of a sale this year. Lloyds shares, the top performer in the FTSE-100 last year, rose 2.5 percent to reach 62.5 pence at 13:00 p.m. on F... [Full Article]