ZURICH, March 12- A nascent economic recovery in Europe helped Adecco, the world's largest staffing agency by sales, beat fourth-quarter profit forecasts and increase revenue for the first time in seven quarters.» Read More
*Italy, France concerned about risk to exports. BRUSSELS, Nov 5- The euro will appreciate at a record pace this year and continue to gain in value in 2014, the European Commission predicted, a spiral that could hamper the currency bloc's export-driven recovery.
The wealthiest and most privileged in the U.S. should be paying more taxes, according to Bill Gross, co-founder of Pimco.
LONDON, Oct 30- A buoyant economy will prompt the Bank of England to bring forward the time it thinks unemployment will fall to the 7 percent threshold where it says it will discuss changing monetary policy, a Reuters poll found. "They'll bring it forward from end-2016 to early 2016- the economy is stronger," said Michael Saunders at Citi.
Kevin Adams, head of institutional fixed income at Henderson Global Investors, says growth in Spain in being led by exports despite "internal deflation" working but that it's not enough to create jobs.
*Omits rate-hike mention for first time since April 2012. OTTAWA, Oct 23- The Bank of Canada abandoned on Wednesday 18 months of warnings that interest rates will one day have to rise in a sharp policy shift that highlighted weaker-than-expected growth and inflation and pushed the prospect of higher rates further into the future.
BOSTON, Oct 18- A top Federal Reserve official said on Friday he expects the U.S. central bank to return to using only bread-and-butter policy tools once it finally raises interest rates, leaving behind the extraordinary measures that it has come to rely on in the aftermath of the Great Recession.
OTTAWA, Oct 16- Canada's Conservative government on Wednesday promised to introduce legislation that will require balanced budgets except during economic crises, and renewed a pledge to balance its books by 2015..
One of three American economists who won the 2013 economics Nobel Prize on Monday expressed alarm at the rapid rise in global housing prices.
WASHINGTON/ STOCKHOLM, Oct 14- One of three American economists who won the 2013 economics Nobel prize on Monday for research into market prices and asset bubbles expressed alarm at the rapid rise in global housing prices. Robert Shiller, who shared the 8 million Swedish crown prize with fellow laureates Eugene Fama and Lars Peter Hansen, said the U.S.
A new study concludes that the fiscal uncertainty created by our crisis government costs the U.S. a full point of GDP and about 900,000 jobs.
Steve Tananbaum, Goldentree, joins CNBC's David Faber to discuss the government shutdown. He believes both parties will figure it out and avoid deficit.
*Germany's DAX to set another record high. LONDON, Oct 9- European shares are poised to add 4 percent to this year's strong rally, with Germany's top index on course for another record high as the economic outlook improves, a Reuters poll showed.
Norman Loayza, World Development report director and lead author, talks how risk management, when "responsible and effective", can open opportunities.
ATHENS, Oct 7- Greece will emerge from six years of recession next year, a draft budget forecast on Monday, signalling the country is past the worst of a crippling debt crisis that nearly broke Europe's single currency.
ATHENS, Oct 7- Greece will emerge from six years of recession next year, its draft 2014 budget projected on Monday, in one of the strongest signs yet that the country has left the worst of its crippling debt crisis behind. Athens is also targeting a primary budget surplus of 1.6 percent of national output next year and is on track to post a small surplus this year.
LONDON, Oct 4- New car sales in Britain soared to their highest level in more than five years last month, lifted by a brighter outlook for the economy, attractive financing deals and demand for new fuel-efficient models. That is the highest monthly level since March 2008, just before Britain plunged into its deepest recession in generations.
CNBC's Steve Liesman breaks down what we know about hitting the debt ceiling, and the possible economic impact.
TORONTO, Oct 1- The Bank of Canada cut its third-quarter economic growth forecast sharply on Tuesday and said the crucial export sector might pick up speed more slowly than it expected. The bank's July projections overestimated the second-quarter impact of severe flooding in Alberta and a construction strike in Quebec, both in June, on growth.
MANCHESTER, England, Sept 30- British finance minister George Osborne said the ruling Conservative party would aim to increase investment spending by at least the same pace as economic growth if it won the next election in 2015..
ROME, Sept 29- Italy's economy minister played down the risk that financial markets will punish Italy when they open on Monday, after Silvio Berlusconi pulled his ministers out of the cabinet and provoked a crisis that has increased the risk of early elections.