TOKYO— World stock markets were lackluster Thursday after China's economy showed new signs of weakness but the Shanghai benchmark surged on hopes for more government stimulus. France's CAC 40 shed 0.4 percent to 5,112.55 and Germany's DAX dropped 0.6 percent to 11,774.01. Britain's FTSE 100 was little changed at 7,006.80.» Read More
The pan-European FTSEurofirst 300 index was down 0.5 percent by 0909 GMT, with benchmark indexes in France, Germany and Britain all reversing early gains after a survey showed eurozone output, new orders and employment all recorded sluggish growth at the end of 2014.. Although all national bourses were open except Switzerland and Hungary, traders said quiet...
IVASCYN SAYS PIMCO REMAINS FAVORABLE ON EUROZONE PERIPHERAL BONDS; SEES POTENTIAL OUTPERFORMANCE IN EQUITY MARKETS IN JAPAN, EURO ZONE.
PIMCO SAYS UPSIDE SURPRISES TO GROWTH LIKELY FOR CONSUMERS OF OIL- JAPAN, U.S., EUROZONE, CHINA, WILL BE NEGATIVE FOR BRAZIL, RUSSIA.
WASHINGTON, Dec 3- U.S. economic activity continued to expand in October and November, with lower gasoline prices boosting consumer spending, the Federal Reserve said on Wednesday. In its Beige Book report of anecdotal information on business activity collected from contacts nationwide on or before Nov. 24, the U.S. central bank said a number of its districts...
CHARLOTTE, United States- Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia President Charles Plosser speaks on the economic outlook before the Charlotte Economics Club- 1730 GMT. WASHINGTON- Federal Reserve issues the Beige Book of economic condition- 1900 GMT. WASHINGTON- Federal Reserve Board Governor Lael Brainard and former Federal Reserve vice chair Donald Kohn...
A rescue program agreed for Cyprus on Monday represents a new template for resolving euro zone banking problems, the head of the region's finance ministers said.
Michael McCarthy, Chief Market Strategist, CMC Markets says that the current market pull-back is an opportunity to buy stocks. But investors should practice caution.
China’s economic slowdown is not good for the U.S., as exports to China create jobs for Americans. And economists doubt that China will return to its previous growth rates, the Fiscal Times reports.
Adrian Mowat, JPMorgan chief Asian equity strategist, provides perspective ahead of China's latest GDP figures and discusses whether the country's economy is headed for a hard landing.