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2015 News Events

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News that dominated 2015

This preview of the major business and market events of 2015 is generated by our system based on the news published on major online news media throughout the world. There is a bias towards news published by the US media. The topics that were published the most made it into "major events" timeline.

China, Oil, Fed, Dollar and Greece dominated the market headlines in 2015. Energy, oil, commodities and mining were among the hottest topics from around the world. Apple, Amazon.com, Google, Alibaba, Yahoo, Exxon, General Motors, Chevron, Volkswagen, Goldman Sachs, Wal-Mart and Uber dominated the corporate headlines. Some of the biggest M&As in history including the Pfizer-Allergan deal and the Dell-EMC dotted the year.

Countries most mentioned in the news headlines in 2015 were China (yuan as a global currency, currency devaluation), EU (quantitative easing), US (dollar, fed, technology, strong gdp), India (fasted growing major economy), Russia (oil and natural gas rout, Ruble collapse, Syria), Greece (bailout) , Japan (quantitative easing, policies), Australia (commodity rout), Iran (joining international oil market), Turkey (bombing Russian plane), Saudi Arabia (oil crisis), South Korea (Samsung) and UK.


DEC 2015
Google for making in India
business-standard.com
7 related stories found.
8 related stories found.
20 related stories found.
NOV 2015
23 related stories found.
OCT 2015
China iPhone sales boost Apple earnings
marketwatch.com
20 related stories found.
24 related stories found.
Gold jumps 2% after US jobs data disappoints
business-standard.com
17 related stories found.
SEP 2015
Volkswagen boss quits over diesel scandal
business-standard.com
7 related stories found.
Apple TV Subscriptions Won't Work
seekingalpha.com
7 related stories found.
25 related stories found.
AUG 2015
LIC buys 90% of Indian Oil shares offer
business-standard.com
6 related stories found.
JUL 2015
Amazon's Profit Spurs Shares Higher
thestreet.com
17 related stories found.
25 related stories found.
JUN 2015
U.S. stocks rise; Nasdaq sets record
marketwatch.com
8 related stories found.
MAY 2015
India, China sign 24 key agreements
business-standard.com
13 related stories found.
U.S. Stocks Jump After Jobs Report
morningstar.com
19 related stories found.
APR 2015
7 related stories found.
MAR 2015
130 news events found. (Min related: 6).   Fewer
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Top Countries:  US China India European Union Greece Japan Asia Russia Australia United Kingdom Iran Brazil Germany Canada France Syria Turkey Saudi Arabia South Korea Hong Kong Italy Indonesia Emerging Markets Mexico Pakistan Israel Iraq Taiwan Switzerland Ukraine Nepal Egypt Spain Singapore Venezuela Malaysia Afghanistan Euro Zone Vietnam South Africa Yemen Bangladesh Libya Ireland Poland New Zealand Argentina Norway Philippines Nigeria Thailand Chile Austria Qatar Sri Lanka Asia Pacific Kuwait Dominican Republic Mauritius Georgia Hungary Central African Republic
Top Companies:  Apple Google Amazon.com Alibaba Netflix General Motors Goldman Sachs Group Microsoft Wal-Mart Stores Volkswagen Group Uber Ford Motor McDonald Yahoo Deutsche Bank General Electric Tesla Motors Morgan Stanley Delta Air Lines Exxon Mobil Toyota Motor JPMorgan Chase Infosys Target Chevron Alcoa Bank of America Boeing Tata Steel Fiat Chrysler Walt Disney Company IBM Intel Berkshire Hathaway Facebook Valeant Starbucks Samsung Electronics Chipotle Mexican Grill FedEx Royal Dutch Shell Blackstone ICICI Bank Citigroup HSBC Holdings Home Depot Coal India Life Technologies Wells Fargo Williams HDFC Bank Twitter Yum Brands BP Fitbit NIKE Time Warner Chesapeake Energy Visa DuPont Axis Bank Cisco Systems Qualcomm Incorporated Syngenta Pfizer Honda Motor Peabody Energy Bajaj Auto Hewlett-Packard American Airlines Group Sprint Nextel Caterpillar Baidu Petrobras ChemChina Pep Boys Total Linn Energy United Parcel Service Tata Motors Coca-Cola Enterprises Under Armour Allergan BlackRock Xerox RBS Nissan Motor Alstom Oracle Toshiba Lyft Twenty-First Century Fox Sony Dollar Tree GoPro Costco Gap Dollar General Barclays Bloomberg
Top Categories:  Corporate EM Commodity Macro
Others:  Dollar Fed Rate Oil Gold
The story selection and placement were determined by a computer program. The date shown here are the published dates as shown on the corresponding news site.
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