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The U.S. is "closely" monitoring Greek talks with creditors as they have increased global uncertainty, a Treasury official said.
Revenue shortfalls, sluggish economic growth and narrowing liquidity are behind the rating change. Reuters reports.
Japan's January exports rose 17.0 percent on-year, beating expectations, suggesting a weaker yen may be boosting demand for the country's products.
Investors' unflinching faith in Indian PM Modi will be put to the test later this month when the government presents its annual budget.
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India is flourishing as other emerging markets are hit by economic woes, The New York Times reports.
The Bank of Japan kept its massive monetary stimulus program in place, as widely expected, but calls for the central bank to do more are growing.
French PM Manuel Valls declared he would ram a flagship economic reform bill through parliament by decree, exposing his government to a no-confidence vote.
The Bank of Korea left policy unchanged again this month, prompting criticism from experts who say the economy desperately needs monetary stimulus.
The French government says it was passing President Hollande's flagship reform bill by decree, removing risk of backbench rebellion.
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Employment reports have been positive, but economic growth is weak and rates elsewhere are going down, economist Jeremy Siegel tells CNBC.
Price growth in the U.K. in January fell to its lowest level since records began, marking a move closer deflationary territory.
Now that Japan's economy is officially out of recession, the Bank of Japan's focus will shift back to inflation, analysts say.
Greece pleas to stop fiscal austerity of its economy is echoed by Obama's repeated warnings to Germany, although this has fallen on deaf ears.
Asian markets have plenty to chew over in the week ahead, even as investor activity in China is expected to wind down ahead of the week-long Lunar New Year holiday, which kicks off on Thursday.
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The euro zone's GDP expanded more than expected in the fourth quarter of 2014, boosted by an acceleration in Germany's growth.
Angela Merkel, German chancellor, reiterated her government's hardline stance on Greece's options for a fiscal rescue, the FT reports.
Philippine shares have charged higher over the past year, and some analysts expect the country's consumers can keep the good times rolling.