ROME, Dec 11- Prime Minister Enrico Letta called on parliament on Wednesday to back his government or risk chaos as he sought to push through long-avoided reforms intended to revive Italy's economy after two years of recession.» Read More
*German yields see biggest one-day fall since August 2012. LONDON, Sept 19- Euro zone bond prices jumped across the board on Thursday after the U.S. Federal Reserve surprised financial markets by sticking with its $85 billion per month bond-purchase programme.
The violence in Zamboanga City in the country's long-troubled south will have little immediate economic or investment impact as long as it doesn't spread in coming weeks, government officials and economists say. "Mindanao has so much to offer, but of course the stupid fighting in Zamboanga is just throwing everything back.
ATHENS, Sept 12- Greece's jobless rate hit a record high of 27.9 percent in June, data showed on Thursday, as the labour market continued to buckle in a deep recession with austerity policies linked to the country's bailout. Government officials have also suggested that there are tentative signs of Greece having hit bottom, including in unemployment.
*Price more important to Millennials- Wal-Mart's Simon. *More products offered at 1 pound, 1 euro. LONDON/ NEW YORK, Sept 12- Consumers are sticking to frugal shopping habits developed in the recession even as developed economies show signs of recovery, suggesting some behaviour changes could be permanent, industry executives say.
ATHENS, Sept 12- Greece's jobless rate hit a record high of 27.9 percent in June, data showed on Thursday, as the labour market continued to buckle in a deep recession with austerity policies linked to the country's bailout. The government has also suggested that there are tentative signs of Greece having hit bottom.
LONDON, Sept 11- The euro zone's tentative economic recovery is here to stay, say economists polled by Reuters who were almost unanimous that it will not relapse into recession next year.
MILAN, Sept 11- Italy will issue more debt than previously thought in 2013 to finance a larger-than-expected state borrowing requirement, pay outstanding bills to firms and pre-fund itself for 2014, a parliamentary meeting transcript showed.
NEW DELHI, Sept 10- The upside of the Indian rupee's slump is an export boom that sets the economy straight, right?
*China exports ease worries about sharp slowdown. NEW YORK, Sept 9- U.S. stocks rallied on Monday as upbeat economic data from China spurred the S&P 500 higher for a fifth straight day, while bonds rallied and oil prices fell on diverging outlooks on the possibility of a Western strike against Syria.
*China exports ease worry about sharp slowdown. NEW YORK, Sept 9- U.S. stocks and bonds rallied on Monday while the dollar fell against most major currencies as upbeat economic data from China allowed the S&P 500 to advance for the fifth straight day and concern about the possibility of a Western strike against Syria fed a bid for safe-haven U.S. debt.
NEW YORK, Sept 9- The dollar slipped against most major currencies on Monday amid continued debate over how soon the U.S.
NEW YORK, Sept 9- The dollar fell on Monday against most major currencies amid the ongoing debate on when the U.S. The yen fell on Monday, losing ground as Japanese stocks rallied following Tokyo's winning bid to host the 2020 Olympics and an upgrade of second-quarter economic growth while the euro was lifted on better-than-expected euro zone sentiment data.
*Obama sticks to position despite Russia, China objections. President Barack Obama resisted pressure on Friday to abandon plans for air strikes against Syria and enlisted the support of 10 fellow leaders for a "strong" response to a chemical weapons attack.
*Spotlight at summit no longer on Europe's debt crisis. At previous meetings in Los Cabos, Cannes, Seoul and Toronto since 2010, top of the agenda has usually been Europe's debt crisis and its impact on financial markets and the global economy.
*Oil hovers above $115 a barrel as Syria tensions persist. LONDON, Sept 6- Financial markets were locked in tight ranges on Friday before jobs data that could usher in a cut in U.S. monetary stimulus, after a week of sharp rises in bond yields and the first gain for stocks in a month.
*Spotlight at summit no longer on Europe's debt crisis. At previous meetings in Los Cabos, Cannes, Seoul and Toronto since 2010, top of the agenda has usually been Europe's debt crisis and its impact on financial markets, trade and the global economy.
TOKYO, Sept 6- The dollar held firm near a seven-week high against a basket of currencies on Friday after solid U.S. economic data heightened expectations that a key jobs report later in the day might make a reduction in the Federal Reserve's stimulus a done deal.
JPMorgan's Global All-Industry Output Index, compiled with Markit, rose to 55.2 in August from July's 54.0, holding above the 50 threshold for growth for over four years.
*Decision to be taken after review of Greece by inspectors. BRUSSELS, Sept 5- The euro zone is likely to decide on a third bailout for Greece in November, after international inspectors finish an assessment of Greece's struggles to carry out painful reforms, officials said on Thursday.
MADRID, Sept 4- Spain's government is revising upwards its growth target for 2014 due to an export-led recovery from a prolonged recession, Economy Minister Luis de Guindos said in an interview with the Financial Times published on Wednesday.