Irish Home-Loan Arrears Rises Again to 10.9%
The number of Irish home loans in arrears increased 6.7% in June from March, figures from the Irish central bank showed Thursday, underlining the sharp economic pressures facing households and their banks after Ireland's taxpayers paid dearly to rescue the nation's lenders.
Paying Down Your Mortgage Wisely
Does it make sense to pay off your mortgage? Does it make sense to pay down your mortgage? The answer to both of these questions is actually more of a personal preference than one of actual dollars and cents.
India Official: Twitter to Review Request to Block Accounts 'Misrepresenting' PM
Twitter Inc. has agreed to review India's request to remove a number of micro-blogging accounts pretending to be of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, a spokesman in the Prime Minister's Office said Thursday.
Cost Of BP's Skarv Field Could Increase By NOK10 Billion - Report
The cost of the BP PLC (BP)-operated Skarv field offshore Norway could increase more than 10 billion Norwegian kroner ($1.69 billion) from the original estimate of about NOK34 billion, according to the Norwegian weekly Teknisk Ukeblad.
India Holds Back Clearances for 52 Oil, Gas Blocks
India is holding back clearances for more than a fifth of the exploratory blocks it has auctioned in various rounds since 1999 to domestic and overseas energy explorers due to defense, environmental and maritime boundary issues.
U.S. Weekly Jobless Claims Up Slightly To 372,000
Applications for U.S. jobless benefits rose by 4,000 to a seasonally adjusted 372,000 in the week ended Aug. 18, the Labor Department said Thursday.
Weekly Jobless Claims Unexpectedly Rise
The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits rose to 372,000 last week from an upwardly revised 368,000 the week prior, underscoring continued weakness in the labor market recovery.
GlaxoSmithKline Starts Phase III Program Of Sirukumab In Arthritis
Drug group GlaxoSmithKline PLC (GSK.LN) Thursday announced that as part of its collaboration with Janssen Biologics, the Phase III program evaluating sirukumab, a human anti-interleukin monoclonal antibody in the treatment of patients with moderately to severely active rheumatoid arthritis, has
LONDON MARKETS: FTSE Rises In Wake Of Fed Minutes
U.K. stocks advanced on Thursday, tracking European markets, while investors focused on the minutes from the U.S. Federal Reserve meeting the day before, hoping for more stimulus from the agency.