Thursday 30 July 2015

Gunman opens fire at Louisiana theatre, kills 3, injures 7

A lone gunman opened fire inside a crowded movie theatre in Lafayette, Louisiana, on Thursday evening, killing two people and injuring seven others before taking his own life, police said. The gunfire erupted during a 7 pm CDT (0000 GMT) showing of the film ‘Trainwreck&rsqu


Gold sags to 5-1/2-year low, heads for worst week since Oct

Gold slid more than one per cent to its lowest since 2010 on Friday (July 24), on course for its biggest weekly loss in nine months, as strong US jobs data helped deepen this week's rout and fuelled fears the metal has some way to fall yet. A breach of key support levels push


Gold bounces back above $1,100 from 5-year low

Gold bounced back above $1,100 an ounce on Thursday from the previous session's five-year low, as a retreat in the dollar prompted some investors to take advantage of the price drop to buy back into the market. Many remained wary towards the precious metal, however, after it


US jobless claims drop to 41-year low

The number of Americans filing new applications for unemployment benefits last week fell to its lowest level in more than 41-1/2 years, suggesting the labour market maintained a solid pace of job growth in July. The sturdy jobs picture together with a strengthening housing market


Pearson 'to sell Financial Times'

British publisher Pearson has decided to sell the Financial Times newspaper to a global, digital news company, a person familiar with the deal said on Thursday. A full announcement is expected shortly, the person told Reuters. Pearson, which has become the world

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