LONDON, Dec 6- Financial markets were in a state of suspended animation on Friday as tension mounted ahead of jobs data that could make or break the case for an imminent scaling back in U.S. stimulus.» Read More
*Gold flat after longest losing streak in nearly 6 months. LONDON, Nov 6- The euro tip-toed away from a seven-week low on Wednesday as talk of extending the lifespan of the U.S. European shares had already inched to a new five-year high better-than-expected results, including from world No. 1 jobs agency Adecco, which flagged increasing demand in Europe.
SINGAPORE, Nov 5- Gold steadied on Tuesday after a six-session losing streak, helped by comments from Federal Reserve officials that suggested the U.S. central bank would maintain its ultra-loose monetary policy for some time yet. Spot gold was steady at $1,314.42 an ounce at 0729 GMT after hitting a session high of $1,317.96 earlier.
SINGAPORE, Nov 5- Gold snapped a six-session losing streak on Tuesday, aided by comments from U.S. The Fed said last month that it would stick with its $85 billion monthly bond purchases until the economy improves further and budget issues in Washington are resolved, raising expectations that the tapering would not begin until next year.
LONDON- Even as the euro zone economy shows faint signs of stirring, the European Central Bank is likely to send a dovish message this week that more monetary help will be on the way before long. Embraer probed for bribery in Argentine, Dominican deals.
Senior officials from the European Union told Reuters the EU was in advanced discussions with the International Monetary Fund on providing standby financing to Ukraine should the country come under economic pressure from Russia later this year.
BEIJING, Nov 1- China's property inflation quickened in October, two private surveys showed, a development that could reignite fears of a real estate bubble in the world's second largest economy.
HONG KONG, Nov 1- China shares eked out their first weekly gain in three weeks on Friday, with the Chinese banking sector mildly buoyed by a pair of surveys showing solid manufacturing activity in the world's second-largest economy.
SAO PAULO, Nov 1- Chinese investment in Brazil spiked in 2010 but has fallen since then, according to official data and independent studies, as executives grew frustrated with Brazil's slowing economy and protectionist policies.
BEIJING, Nov 1- China's manufacturing sector grew at the fastest pace in 18 months in October, official data showed on Friday, adding to signs of a stabilisation in the world's No.2 economy as the government readies a series of key economic reforms.
BEIJING, Nov 1- China's manufacturing sector grew at the fastest in 18 months in October, official data showed on Friday, adding to signs of a stabilisation in the world's No.2 economy as the government readies a series of key economic reforms.
BEIJING, Oct 29- China's central bank sought to reassure money market traders that a spike in short-term interest rates does not signal a dramatic tightening of liquidity, sources said, in an apparent move to avoid a repeat of a credit panic that roiled markets in June.
MUMBAI, Oct 29- India's central bank raised interest rates for the second time in as many months on Tuesday, warning that inflation is likely to remain elevated despite sluggish growth, and rolled back an emergency measure put in place in July to support the rupee.
*C.bank injects 13 bln yuan via open market operations. SHANGHAI, Oct 29- China's money rates stabilised after the central bank resumed open market operations on Tuesday morning for the first time since Oct 15, easing worries that the authorities were preparing to dramatically tighten monetary policy.
MUMBAI, Oct 29- India's central bank is expected to raise policy interest rates for the second time in as many months on Tuesday to fight stubbornly high inflation, while rolling back further emergency measures put in place recently to support the slumping rupee.
The urban jobless rate is China's only official unemployment indicator, but analysts say it grossly underestimates the true level of unemployment as it excludes about 260 million migrant workers from its surveys.
NEW YORK/ LONDON, Oct 24- Factories in China boosted production this month, but U.S. manufacturing output fell for the first time in four years while the euro zone economy lost momentum, surveys on Thursday showed.
*Euro zone growth pace eases. LONDON, Oct 24- The euro zone economy is only expanding slowly, according to surveys on Thursday that showed the rate of growth eased unexpectedly in the private sector this month, although globally, factories in China ratcheted up production.
BEIJING/ SHANGHAI, Oct 24- China's central bank added fuel to fears on Thursday it was clamping down on inflation risks as it allowed cash to drain from the financial system for a second straight week, sparking a jump in short-term rates.
*Extends trend seen in New Zealand, China and Japan. SYDNEY/ SINGAPORE, Oct 23- Inflation fears heightened in Asia on Wednesday as price pressures in Australia intensified and as China's short-term interest rates shot higher on concerns the central bank may soon tighten liquidity.
LONDON, Oct 22- Copper rose on Tuesday as the dollar fell and after the first U.S. jobs report in nearly two months suggested the economy had lost steam, supporting expectations that the Federal Reserve will delay a decision to taper its bond-buying programme.