LONDON - Britain's top equity index fell to its lowest closing level in nearly six months on Wednesday, as a new slump in the shares of supermarket retailers hit the market.
NEW YORK - Stock markets worldwide launched the fourth quarter on a negative note on Wednesday, as tepid manufacturing data weighed on European markets and the first confirmed case of Ebola in the United States added to growing volatility in U.S. equities.
NEW YORK - The dollar pulled back from six-year highs against the yen to trade little changed on Wednesday, weighed down by a drop in U.S. Treasury debt yields amid weakness in global stocks.
LONDON - Sterling hovered near a two-year high against the euro on Wednesday, a day before European Central Bank chief Mario Draghi is expected to shed more light on new asset purchase programmes announced last month.
BANGALORE - The euro will weaken further over the coming year, according to analysts polled by Reuters, who said the possibility of further stimulus from the European Central Bank due to rising deflation risks will drag the currency lower.
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