1st LD Writethru: US stocks rally on Draghi comments, oil recovery

January 22, 2016 by · Comments Off on 1st LD Writethru: US stocks rally on Draghi comments, oil recovery 

NEW YORK, Jan. 22 — US stocks rebounded amid rising oil prices Thursday, as comments from the European Central Bank (ECB) President Mario Draghi signaled further stimulus.

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Thousands in protest against ECB Governing Council meeting in Cyprus

March 5, 2015 by · Comments Off on Thousands in protest against ECB Governing Council meeting in Cyprus 

NICOSIA, March 5 — Several thousand people gathered outside the venue of a meeting of the Governing Council of the European Central Bank (ECB) in Cyprus on Wednesday to protest austerity policies imposed by international lenders.

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US officials urge Greece to cooperate with creditors

February 7, 2015 by · Comments Off on US officials urge Greece to cooperate with creditors 

ATHENS, Feb. 7 — Greece must cooperate with its European partners and the International Monetary Fund to overcome the debt crisis, U.S. officials told the Greek government on Friday, as credit ratings agency Standard & Poor's downgraded the ailing economy.

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RMB slump worries overblown, two-way fluctuation expected

February 7, 2015 by · Comments Off on RMB slump worries overblown, two-way fluctuation expected 

BEIJING, Feb. 6 — Concerns triggered by the recent Chinese currency volatility against the U.S. dollar are overblown, with two-way fluctuations between the currencies more likely for 2015.

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Eurozone business investment rate nearly stable in Q3 of 2014

January 29, 2015 by · Comments Off on Eurozone business investment rate nearly stable in Q3 of 2014 

BRUSSELS, Jan. 28 — The eurozone business investment rate reached 21.7 percent in the third quarter (Q3) of 2014, nearly stable compared with the previous quarter, the statistical office of the European Union (EU) Eurostat and the European Central Bank (ECB) said on Wednesday.

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Singapore stocks end up 1.22 pct

January 23, 2015 by · Comments Off on Singapore stocks end up 1.22 pct 

SINGAPORE, Jan. 23 — Singapore shares closed 1.22 percent higher on Friday after the European Central Bank (ECB) announced its roll-out of a bigger-than-expected quantitative easing program.

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Tokyo shares end higher on ECB easing

January 23, 2015 by · Comments Off on Tokyo shares end higher on ECB easing 

TOKYO, Jan. 23 — tokyo shares ended higher Friday with its benchmark Nikkei stock index reaching a three-week high due to the monetary easing decision made by the European Central Bank in efforts to boost eurozone economy.

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Sensex off record highs, Nifty maintains 8,800-level

January 23, 2015 by · Comments Off on Sensex off record highs, Nifty maintains 8,800-level 

MUMBAI, Jan. 23 — The S&P BSE Sensex pared its initial surge but was trading still higher by 235.10 points in late morning trade, tracking higher global cues amid the European Central Bank (ECB) announcing a bigger-than-expected stimulus programme.

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Chicago agricultural commodities closed lower

January 23, 2015 by · Comments Off on Chicago agricultural commodities closed lower 

CHICAGO, Jan. 23 — Chicago agricultural commodities closed lower Thursday with all three major commodities falling.

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Singapore stocks end up 0.47%

January 23, 2015 by · Comments Off on Singapore stocks end up 0.47% 

SINGAPORE, Jan. 22 — Singapore shares closed 0.47 percent higher on Thursday, as investors bet the European Central Bank (ECB) will unveil a massive bond-buying stimulus program later Thursday in an attempt to revive the flagging euro-zone economy.

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