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PARIS, Jan 13- European stocks rose in early trade on Monday, adding to last week's gains, led by a rally in banking stocks after regulators agreed to ease the way that a leverage ratio is compiled to avoid squeezing financing for the global economy. Bank of Ireland gained 2.3 percent, Deutsche Bank was up 1.9 percent and BBVA up 1.8 percent.
LONDON, Jan 13- World stocks rose towards a six-year high on Monday and the dollar and bond yields slipped as last week's weak U.S. jobs data strengthened the case for the Federal Reserve to keep interest rates low for longer.
LONDON, Jan 13- European shares rose early on Monday to trade near a 5-1/ 2- year high, with financial stocks helping the market after global banking regulators eased a new bank rule on leverage to aid the global economy. At 0810 GMT, the pan-European FTSEurofirst 300 index was up 0.3 percent at 1,324.67 points after setting a new high since mid-2008 on Friday.
Isao Kubota, President of Nishi-Nippon City Bank, says the Japanese economy is growing at the cost of bank profits, but adds that prosperity will feed through to them in the future.
Kenny Polcari, Director of O'Neil Securities, explains why markets will likely see a "buy the rumor and sell the news" mentality this earning season.
SINGAPORE, Jan 13- U.S. crude futures steadied on Monday after gaining more than 1 percent the session before when a weaker-than-forecast increase in U.S. employment last spurred expectations the Federal Reserve could slow the tapering of its bond-buying stimulus. *U.S. crude for February delivery was up 5 cents at $92.77 a barrel by 0050 GMT.
Global bank regulators agreed to ease the way a new rule, meant to rein in risk, is compiled to try to avoid crimping the world's economy.
*Banks welcome easing of leverage ratio calculation. LONDON, Jan 12- Global banking regulators agreed on Sunday to ease the way a new rule, meant to rein in risky balance sheets from 2018, is compiled to try to avoid crimping financing for the world's economy.
SAN FRANCISCO/ NEW YORK, Jan 12- Stubbornly weak inflation is shaping up as the wild card for U.S. monetary policy makers this year, with top Federal Reserve officials stumped by why it has lingered so low for so long and at odds as to what to do about it.
WASHINGTON, Jan 10- An internal World Bank watchdog criticized the lender on Friday for not doing enough due diligence on a loan made to an Honduran company that is purportedly linked to multiple killings and drug trafficking.
William Isaac, FTI Consulting Global explains why it isn't economically smart for the banks to fight the government. Josh Roshner, Graham Fisher and Company, weighs in.
INDIANAPOLIS/ RALEIGH, N.C., Jan 10- Another cut to bond purchases appears in the offing this month despite data that showed U.S. jobs growth slowed sharply in December, two top Federal Reserve officials said on Friday.
Financials significantly outperformed the S&P last year while technology lagged. CNBC's Seema Mody and Dominic Chu debate which sector is the better bet in 2014.
Bank of America has detailed how it intends to improve working conditions for its junior bankers after one of its summer interns died.
WASHINGTON, Jan 10- President Barack Obama on Friday nominated former Bank of Israel governor and experienced crisis manager Stanley Fischer to be vice chairman of the Federal Reserve, and tapped two others to round out the U.S. central bank's top ranks just as it begins winding down its historic economic stimulus.
RALEIGH, N.C., Jan 10- U.S. Federal Reserve policymakers will likely discuss another $10 billion reduction in the monthly pace of bond buying at their next meeting, said a senior Fed official on Friday, who warned against reading too much into a weak jobs report for December.
Jan 10- Stanley Fischer, President Barack Obama's pick to be vice chairman at the Federal Reserve, is a pragmatic policymaker who battled economic crises in Mexico and Asia and steered Israel's economy safely out of the 2008 global financial meltdown.
President Barack Obama on Friday nominated former Bank of Israel Governor Stanley Fischer and two others to round out the top ranks of the Federal Reserve just as the U.s. central bank begins winding down its historic stimulus.
WASHINGTON, Jan 10- President Barack Obama on Friday named experienced central banker and internationally respected economist Stanley Fischer to serve as the vice chairman of the Federal Reserve, the White House said. Obama also nominated Lael Brainard, who served as the Treasury Department's top official for international affairs, to serve on the Fed board.
Apollo Global Management has completed fundraising for its latest private equity fund, amassing $17.5 billion from investors.