Banking And Credit

Asian shares decline on concerns over global, China slowdown

Jan 22, 2019

Asian markets are mostly lower after IMF trims global outlook for 2019 and 2020

Ireland nominates top banker for key ECB job

Jan 21, 2019

Ireland has nominated the head of its national central bank, Philip Lane, for one of the top spots at the Frankfurt-based European Central Bank, which sets monetary policy for the 19-country eurozone and its 340 million people

World economy forecast to slow in 2019 amid trade tensions

Jan 21, 2019

International Monetary Fund says world economic growth will fall to 3.5 percent this year, slowed by trade tensions, higher interest rates.

Interest rates could stay lower for longer in Europe

Jan 21, 2019

Multiple threats stalking the Europe's economic recovery mean the European Central Bank could keep interest rates at rock-bottom levels longer than expected.

Provocative Russian protester convicted for French bank fire

Jan 11, 2019

A French court has convicted a controversial Russian performance artist for setting fire to an office of France's central bank

Asian stocks rise on Fed restraint, U.S-China trade hopes

Jan 11, 2019

Asian markets are mostly higher as investors cheer a more reactive Federal Reserve and U.S.-China trade talks

Russian artist in court for fire at French central bank

Jan 10, 2019

A provocative Russian performance artist is on trial for setting fire to an office of France's central bank

Euro currency remains a work in progress on 20th birthday

Dec 28, 2018

Europe's experiment with sharing the euro currency is turning 20 years shortly but the nations that use it are still wrestling with how it should work best.

Sweden raises key interest rate for first time since 2011

Dec 20, 2018

Sweden's central bank says it has raised its key repo rate to -0.25 percent, from -0.50 percent, citing strong economic activity and good conditions for inflation

Stocks mixed in Asia on Fed rate decision, Japanese data

Dec 19, 2018

Stocks mixed in Asia as traders mull over Fed's interest rate decision, weaker-than-expected Japanese trade data

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