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ECB defends stimulus scheme from German court challenge

ECB defends stimulus scheme from German court challenge

Published 10/07/2018

LUXEMBOURG (Reuters) - The European Central Bank defended its 2.6 trillion-euro bond-buying program before the European Union’s top court on Tuesday from accusations it was [more…]

Britain’s May reasserts her authority after Brexit resignations

Britain’s May reasserts her authority after Brexit resignations

Published 10/07/2018

LONDON (Reuters) - British Prime Minister Theresa May moved to reassert her authority on Tuesday after two top cabinet members quit and launched broadsides against [more…]

U.S. earnings hopes and trade war lull keep world shares near…

U.S. earnings hopes and trade war lull keep world shares near…

Published 10/07/2018

LONDON (Reuters) - World shares hovered near three-week highs on Tuesday, supported by optimism about U.S. company earnings and hopes that global economic growth can [more…]

Don’t take risks with economy, Italy’s central bank tells new…

Don’t take risks with economy, Italy’s central bank tells new…

Published 10/07/2018

ROME (Reuters) - The head of Italy’s central bank on Tuesday warned the new anti-establishment government to be cautious with public finances to avoid upsetting [more…]

UK cabinet discussed Brexit policy document, plans no-deal exit: PM…

UK cabinet discussed Brexit policy document, plans no-deal exit: PM…

Published 10/07/2018

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain’s cabinet discussed the so-called white paper Brexit policy document and stepping up preparations for a no-deal exit, Prime Minister Theresa May’s [more…]

Italy calls for risk-sharing in euro zone banking union

Italy calls for risk-sharing in euro zone banking union

Published 10/07/2018

ROME (Reuters) - Italian Economy Minister Giovanni Tria called on Tuesday for greater risk sharing in order to strengthen the euro zone banking system. In [more…]

Instant View: U.S. June payrolls gain more than expected

Instant View: U.S. June payrolls gain more than expected

Published 06/07/2018

(Reuters) - U.S. job growth increased more than expected in June as manufacturers stepped up hiring, but steady wage gains pointed to moderate inflation pressures [more…]

Most cash since 2008 flows out of U.S. equity funds in June: Lipper

Most cash since 2008 flows out of U.S. equity funds in June: Lipper

Published 05/07/2018

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Investors played it safe in June, plucking the most cash out of U.S.-based equity funds since the peak of the 2008 [more…]

U.S. fund investors pull most cash from stocks since February: ICI

U.S. fund investors pull most cash from stocks since February: ICI

Published 05/07/2018

NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. fund investors peeled out of stocks, pulling the most cash since February in the most recent week as global trade [more…]

China drags on Asia shares, politics on euro and peso

China drags on Asia shares, politics on euro and peso

Published 02/07/2018

SYDNEY (Reuters) - A renewed slide in Chinese shares and a sobering set of factory surveys sucked Asian markets lower on Monday, while the euro [more…]