SINGAPORE, Nov 24- U.S. crude futures steadied above $76 a barrel on Monday, clinging to gains from the previous session after a rally spurred by China's first interest rate cut in more than two years. *Friday's surprise cut in China's interest rates reflects a change of course by Beijing and the central bank, which had persisted with modest stimulus measures...» Read More
European shares were set to rise on Wednesday, tracking advances on Wall Street and in Japan and extending gains from the previous session.
Youth unemployment in Egypt and Tunisia was a ticking "time bomb", IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn told CNBC Tuesday, adding that he had warned of such a situation developing back in the summer.
Financial bookmakers predicted gains for the leading European benchmark indexes on Tuesday, with the focus seen shifting back to the economic outlook and company earnings.
Risks that the troubles in Egypt may spread have increased and the uprisings have a negative effect on growth, as well as contributing to higher prices, economist Nouriel Roubini said.
European shares were set to fall on Monday as concerns grew the Egyptian anti-government protests could spark instability elsewhere in the Middle East.
European stocks were indicated to open flat to slightly higher, ahead of gross domestic product data from the US which would show how solid is the recovery of the world's biggest economy.
European shares were set to edge up on Thursday, tracking gains on Wall Street and in Asian markets after the Fed's meeting.
European shares were set to rise on Wednesday, after US President Barack Obama stressed a need to lower corporate tax rates.
European shares are set to rise for a third straight session on Tuesday, mirroring gains in Asia and on Wall Street.
European shares are set to edge higher on Monday, tracking Friday's gains on Wall Street.
Irish Finance Minister Brian Lenihan will press ahead with a plan to impose a 90 percent charge on bankers' bonuses when the budget bill is published on Friday, newspaper the Irish Independent reported.
The world is not in a state to withstand further shocks in 2011, according to a report by the WEF's Network of Global Agenda Councils.
German gross domestic product will likely rise 3 percent in 2011, according to economists at Capital Economics. But their pick for next-strongest euro-zone economy tends to fly under the radar.
European stock index futures pointed to a lower open on Thursday, with stocks poised to extend the previous session's sell-off.
Not only is the Euro making gains—this morning it's importantly broken key resistance at 1-$-35.
European shares were set to edge up on Wednesday, tracking gains on Wall Street and in Asia, on robust earnings overnight from U.S. technology firms.
"For us to expect the kind of clarity of purpose and consistency that you'd get from the US on something like this, you’re not going to get it," Jim O'Neill, Chairman of Goldman Sachs Asset Management, told CNBC.
If you argue the credit crisis was simply a case of pumping too much money into the system through cheap loans and loose fiscal policy, you might want to look away now.
Albert Edwards, a global strategist at Societe Generale well known for his bearish stance, said late Monday he has got it wrong and that he has been too bullish.
European stocks were seen slightly rising on Tuesday, inching higher for a second day in a row, with global miner Rio Tinto in focus after posting record iron ore output.