Global Markets

Desperately seeking signs of inflation


Now markets have delivered their verdict on inflation - it's not picking up any time soon - economic data due next week will show whether price pressures are rising meaningfully or falling back in some of the world's major economies.

China Lunar New Year holiday retail sales up 11.2 percent year-on-year

BEIJING China's retail sales grew 11.2 percent during the week-long Lunar New Year vacation compared with the same holiday period last year, Ministry of Commerce data showed on Saturday.

13 Feb 2016

Late-day buying could be start of turnaround

NEW YORK As U.S. stocks continue to struggle in 2016, equities are showing some signs selling pressure may be reaching an end.

13 Feb 2016

Market turmoil could hold back euro zone inflation: ECB's Coeure

FRANKFURT Europe's financial market turmoil could delay a rise in inflation even further and banks will need to be fixed with forceful action over time, European Central Bank Executive Board member Benoit Coeure told a German newspaper on Saturday.

13 Feb 2016

China central bank: speculators should not dominate sentiment

BEIJING Speculators should not be allowed to dominate market sentiment regarding China's foreign exchange reserves and it was quite normal for reserves to fall as well as rise, central bank governor Zhou Xiaochuan was quoted as saying on Saturday.

13 Feb 2016

Wall Street rallies; S&P 500 snaps five-day losing streak

U.S. stocks rallied on Friday, snapping a five-day losing streak in the S&P 500, as financial, commodity-related and other beaten-down shares rebounded. | Video

12 Feb 2016
World Markets

European shares boosted by banks and commodities

LONDON, Feb 12 European rose on Friday, rebounding from the previous session's steep losses, with encouraging results from Commerzbank and a rally in oil prices helping banks and commodity-related stocks to regain ground.

US STOCKS-Wall St rallies;, S&P 500 snaps 5-day losing streak

* Indexes up: Dow 2 pct, S&P 2 pct, Nasdaq 1.7 pct (Updates to close)

European shares rally back as German banks rebound

LONDON, Feb 12 European shares rebounded on Friday as Deutsche Bank and Commerzbank rallied, helping stock markets stage a partial recovery from stinging losses earlier in the week.

China next in line of fire as Hong Kong stocks sink to 3-1/2-year low

* China FX fixings, data key for trading next week (Updates to close, adds China details)

12 Feb 2016
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