Chris Martin auctioning off guitar

2013-03-27 15:52

Chris Martin is auctioning off an iconic guitar he used during last year's Mylo Xyloto tour with Coldplay, to raise funds for the victims of Hurricane Sandy.

Car chaos as Sandy storms off

2012-11-02 16:16

The fuel supply crisis gripping New York and the US' eastern seaboard has deepened as the city's iconic taxis started turning away business, drivers searched hours for a tank of petrol and thousands were mourning the loss of their wheels. GALLERY

Hurricane Sandy bites US sales

2012-10-31 12:13

While hurricane Sandy wreaks havoc in the north-east US automakers in there are doing damage control not only on buildings, but also on sales.

Wall St back in business after storm

2012-10-31 08:16

Major US stock exchanges are expected to reopen after Sandy, the worst storm to hit New York in nearly 75 years, closed trading for two days.

NYSE to test contingency plan

2012-10-30 11:26

NYSE Euronext says it plans to test a new contingency plan to help resume stalled US equity trading, and that its famed trading floor is not yet damaged by Sandy.

Platinum stocks pull JSE lower

2012-10-29 10:26

The JSE opened weaker‚ in line with world markets‚ with all the indices trading in negative territory and platinum stocks weighing the most.


Aid for Sandy victims falls short

2013-01-04 19:45

US lawmakers approved $9.7bn emergency disaster aid for victims of the killer October storm, but the sum falls short of what was originally promised.

Wall St scrambles to raise cash

2012-10-31 17:09

Wall Street firms and US banks scrambled to raise cash, as US financial markets resumed normal trading after a devastating storm closed major markets for two days.

US storm damage set to cost $20bn

2012-10-31 08:52

Damage from the mega-storm that blasted the US East Coast is estimated to hit $20bn, while economists put total losses to the economy at $50bn.

Oil mixed after superstorm Sandy

2012-10-31 07:50

Oil prices were mixed in Asia as traders reviewed damage along the US East Coast caused by superstorm Sandy amid expectations of a rebound in energy demand.

US exchanges shut down before hurricane

2012-10-29 16:56

US stock markets were closed as Hurricane Sandy neared landfall on the East Coast and parts of New York City's financial district were evacuated.

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