LONDON - Low-rated euro zone bond yields fell on Tuesday after several sources told Reuters the ECB was considering buying corporate bonds, quelling some concerns that the central bank was not doing enough to stoke inflation and growth.
WASHINGTON - When IBM Corp CEO Ginni Rometty was asked recently for her tips on how to transform companies, she spoke of "relentless reinvention" and not protecting the past.
CHICAGO - The largest U.S. grain harvest in history has pushed prices to four-year lows, which usually means a sales bonanza for the world's largest food exporter. Not this year.
NEW YORK - Measuring the point at which investors have exhausted their selling in a market downturn is an inexact science at best, and at its worst akin to sticking a finger in the air to judge shifting winds.
BEIJING/SHANGHAI - Chinese companies are on a pace to cut capital spending by around 7 percent this year, the biggest annual reduction since the global financial crisis, deepening an economic chill.
RIO DE JANEIRO - After five years of delays, cost overruns and rampant borrowing, Brazil's state-run oil company Petroleo Brasileiro SA is setting production records again.
LONDON - Even though it's now widely accepted that the global economy is headed for years of at best slow, mediocre growth, the presumption of endlessly low interest rates has its doubters.
LONDON - Currency watchers have decreed that the euro will fall sharply against the dollar as Europe and the United States' monetary policies diverge, but history suggests the euro's drop may not be quite so smooth or rapid.
BRUSSELS - Greece is not yet giving European leaders sleepless nights again, but as the euro zone's problem child approaches the end of its second international bailout, political uncertainty in Athens is set to test the currency area's resilience.
LONDON/NEW YORK - Saudi Arabia is quietly telling oil market participants that Riyadh is comfortable with markedly lower oil prices for an extended period, a sharp shift in policy that may be aimed at slowing the expansion of rival producers including those in the U.S. shale patch.
Europe Market Reports
Americas Market Reports
- U.S.: US STOCKS-Wall St ends lower after shooting at Canadian parliament
- Brazil: STXNEWS LATAM-Eneva suspends debt-servicing payments for a month
- Canada: CANADA STOCKS-TSX dives as Ottawa shootings, energy drop hit sentiment
- Chile: STXNEWS LATAM-Chile's SQM plummets, trading halted after potash shakeup
- Mexico: Mexico stock exchange resumes trading
Asia/Pacific Market Reports
- Gold: PRECIOUS-Gold steadies above $1,240; economic data eyed for cues
- Oil Report: GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian shares hit by Wall St fall, China PMI in focus
- British Pound Report: Sterling makes a good start to week, eyes on GDP data, dollar
- US Dollar Report: FOREX-Dollar holds steady, supported by Treasury yields, sagging euro
- Attack on parliament, killing of soldier stun Canada's capital |
- UK consumer confidence tumbles in October on job insecurity - survey
- Cameron to object to EU budget plans at leaders' summit - source
- Plant revamps push UK car production down 3 percent in September
- Lloyds was not pushed to sell branches to Co-operative Bank - lawmakers
- Iraqi Kurds approve sending fighters to aid Syrian town |
- Exclusive - EU earmarks $250 million to help develop Ebola vaccines: sources
- Scion of Pakistan's Bhutto dynasty throws down gauntlet to PM
- Hong Kong protesters march after fruitless talks with government |
- Microsoft looks set to drop Nokia name from smartphones