SEOUL, Sept 2- U.S. crude oil futures eased in early Asian trade on Tuesday, as weak economic data in Europe and China sparked concerns about oil demand, but Brent crude edged up on unrest in oil-producing Libya. *Libya's oil production has risen to 700,000 barrels per day, a spokesman for state-run National Oil Corp said on Sunday.» Read More
*Staples, Costco shares fall after results, drag on Nasdaq. NEW YORK, March 6- U.S. stocks mostly rose on Thursday, with the S&P 500 closing at yet another record on better-than-expected jobless claims data and the European Central Bank's move to keep rates unchanged.
WASHINGTON, March 6- The U.S. company that handles public relations for Russia in the United States distanced itself on Thursday from the Ukraine crisis, saying that it advises the Kremlin largely on economic development, not foreign policy.
*Staples, Costco shares down after results, weigh on Nasdaq. NEW YORK, March 6- U.S. stocks mostly rose on Thursday, with the S&P 500 hitting a record after better-than-expected jobless claims data ahead of Friday's all important nonfarm payrolls report.
RIO DE JANEIRO/ BRASILIA, March 6- Brazil's central bank said on Thursday it will remain vigilant to minimize the risk of high inflation despite some moderation in price increases, signaling it may not be done raising interest rates just yet.
Moscow stock indexes saw fragile gains, tracking a reprieve in Asian markets after diplomatic efforts seemed to slightly moderate the crisis over Russia's military intervention in Ukraine.
Veronica Voronina, founder of The Anonymous, discusses the growing demand for concierges from wealthy entrepreneurs in Russia and Brazil.
As economic growth slows in emerging markets, there are fears that capital outflows could be the first signs of a credit crunch.
Investors bet Hungary and Russia will be the next emerging economies forced to defend their currencies after India, Turkey and South Africa.
Indians are frustrated by the slow pace of government reforms to reignite the country's growth, said the head of Hero MotoCorp.
José Ángel Gurría, secretary general at the OECD, says the world economy is stuck in "first gear" and that growth prospects are "sluggish."
Five years after Lehman Brothers collapsed, families in major countries around the world are still too spooked to take chances with their money.
Alexander Mirtchev, executive chairman at RUSI International, says the G20 was a "very interesting meeting", despite Syria overshadowing it.
China's factory activity expanded at the fastest pace in more than a year in August with a jump in new orders, official data showed on Sunday.
Brazil raised its benchmark interest rate to a 16-month high of 9 percent on Wednesday, maintaining the pace of monetary tightening to fight inflation and rebuild investors' confidence in Latin America's largest economy.
Alex Travelli, Hong Kong Bureau Chief at The Economist says the stupendous growth that emerging markets experienced in the last decade has ended.
The Group of 20 nations, wary of renewed market volatility, is stressing the need to shift policy carefully and communicate clearly as countries try to chart a course to recovery.
The investment bank has ended a recommendation to buy a basket of U.S. stocks with highest sales exposure to Brazil, Russia, India and China, another sign of weakening sentiment towards emerging markets.
European leaders agreed on new steps to fight youth unemployment and promote lending to credit-starved small business on Thursday after deals on banking resolution and the long-term EU budget.
Market veterans Marc Faber and Jim O'Neill — known as Dr. Doom and Mr. BRIC respectively — posted opposite views when asked if the Chinese liquidity crunch was real.
Relaxed legislation and booming profits are just two reasons why Russia's biggest mobile service provider will not bother expanding into other countries, the firm's chief executive said.