NEW YORK/CHARLESTON, South Carolina - South Carolina will clinch a long-awaited land sale next week that should help Boeing expand aircraft production. Perhaps more importantly, the $13.8 million deal may help South Carolina win assembly work for Boeing's next big jet.
BRUSSELS - Euro zone governments have set aside almost no money to make good on their promise to recapitalise ailing banks after a health check next year.
NEW YORK - U.S. investors have become increasingly enthusiastic about buying stocks across the Atlantic, seeing the European Central Bank's commitment to a loose monetary policy as an invitation to bet on risk there despite a wobbly underlying economy.
LONDON - As a decade's worth of easy foreign money starts to ebb away from emerging economies, their governments are renewing efforts to deepen domestic savings pools - even if change is painfully slow.
ANTANANARIVO - Madagascar's next president will struggle with low metals prices and distrustful companies as he seeks to revive a mining industry that was the main source of foreign investment until a 2009 coup cut flows to a trickle.
LONDON/BERLIN - For consumers, one of the great things about shopping online is bypassing the queue to check out. For producers of the sweets, magazines and drinks often sold there, it's a problem.
LONDON - The message is sinking in - economies of the rich world face super-easy money far into the future and central banks are now convinced it's the least of all policy evils.
NEW YORK - Debate over when the Federal Reserve could trim its bond purchases monopolized market talk this year, but as a new Fed chief takes charge, more participants believe the key theme to emphasize for 2014 is low rates for longer.
LONDON - Once a source of rich returns for yield-hungry investors, emerging markets are hammering home a long-ignored truism: banking on currency strength to enhance returns on stocks and bonds is not a one-way ticket to profits.
SHANGHAI - Rapid swings in Chinese financial markets in response to ambitious reform plans herald a white-knuckle year for investors, as speculation on the direction and tempo of policy pours gas on an already volatile market.
Europe Market Reports
Americas Market Reports
- U.S.: US STOCKS-Wall St jumps on jobs; Dow, S&P end lower for the week
- Brazil: EMERGING MARKETS-Brazil stocks rise after U.S. job data, Mexico holds steady
- Canada: CANADA STOCKS-TSX rebounds on jobs data, bank shares
- Chile: STXNEWS LATAM-Chile's SQM plummets, trading halted after potash shakeup
- Mexico: EMERGING MARKETS-Brazil stocks rise after U.S. job data, Mexico holds steady
Asia/Pacific Market Reports
- Gold: PRECIOUS-Gold clouded by US stimulus doubts; short-covering cushions losses
- Oil Report: GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian shares advance on China trade, falling yen
- British Pound Report: Sterling up on strong housing data, shrugs off U.S. payrolls
- US Dollar Report: FOREX-Euro in favour as brisk U.S. jobs data lifts risk appetite
- Protesters fell Lenin statue, tell Ukraine's president 'you're next' |
- Thai PM calls snap election, protesters press on
- South Africans remember Mandela with praise and prayers |
- Afghanistan, Iran plan cooperation pact amid tensions with U.S. |
- Singapore hit by rare outbreak of rioting, 27 arrested |
- France to start disarming Central African Republic fighters on Monday |
- Car bomb attacks across Iraq kill at least 39 |
- Venezuela's socialists win majority in local polls
- Egyptian police stage rare protest in defiance of new law
- U.N. inspectors visit Iranian site linked to nuclear programme |