Economic and Market News for 19 December 2017

  • 19 Dec
    Momentum calms on Wall Street in the run up to Christmas

    US markets edged lower when trading got underway on Tuesday, given slimmer volumes, as traders wind down and head to the department stores to make those important last-minute purchases. The Dow...

  • 19 Dec
    US current account deficit down to $100.6bn

    The US current-account deficit decreased to $100.6bn (preliminary) in the third quarter of 2017 from $124.4bn (revised) in the second quarter, the Bureau of Economic Analysis said today. The...

  • 19 Dec
    US building permits lower in November

    Privately-owned US housing units authorised by building permits in November were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1,298,000, the Census Bureau and Department of Housing and Urban Development...

  • 19 Dec
    US housing starts up in November

    Privately-owned US housing starts in November were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1,297,000, the Census Bureau and the Department of Housing and Urban Development reported today. This is...

  • 19 Dec
    Coinsilium board baffled by share price rise

    Coinsilium's board has noted the increase in the company's share price today and said that while the company has continued to be active in the increasingly dynamic and popular blockchain...

  • 19 Dec
    Man Group buys back shares

    Man Group bought back 152,713 ordinary shares for cancellation yesterday at a weighted average price of 205.1434p apiece under its US$100m share repurchase programme. At 8:50am: (LON:EMG) Man...

  • 19 Dec
    Bluejay Mining warrants exercised

    Bluejay Mining issued 640,946 new ordinary shares yesterday following the exercise of warrants. At 8:44am: (LON:JAY) Bluejay Mining Plc share price was -0.37p at 22.13p Story provided by...

  • 19 Dec
    ESO completes investment in David Phillips

    EPE Special Opportunities has completed an investment in David Phillips Holdings, a market leading business-to-business provider of furniture and furnishing services to the UK property sector....

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