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Economic growth in China dips to 18-month low in Q1

China’s economy grew at its slowest pace in 18 months at the start of 2014

Euro zone inflation remains stuck in ‘danger zone’, keeps pressure on ECB
A shock drop in March euro zone inflation to its lowest level since November 2009 was confirmed on W...

BoJ’s Kuroda maintains positive view on economy

Bank of Japan governor Haruhiko Kuroda on Wednesday affirmed the central bank’s upbeat view of the e...

China defaults mount among inter-company loans

Chinese companies that have lent money to other companies are facing a potential wave of defaults

EU lawmakers close in on financial system overhaul

European Parliament was set to complete the biggest overhaul of the bloc’s financial system since th...

Japan PM does not push for easing at Kuroda meet

Prime minister Shinzo Abe met Bank of Japan governor Haruhiko Kuroda on Tuesday
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Euro zone’s trade surplus widens on rising exports in February
The euro zone’s trade surplus widened in February from a year earlier on rising exports with imports...
China must build security to focus on development: Xi
Chinese president Xi Jinping held the first meeting of a new national security commission on Tuesday...
Euro zone’s Feb factory output on expected lines
Output at the euro zone's factories rose broadly in line with expectations in February
Coeure sets out contours of possible ECB asset-buy plan
A top European Central Bank policymaker on Sunday described how the ECB would approach an asset purc...
EU to okay bank rules before election slows legislative machine
European Union will sign off on a slew of major reforms this week to allow failing banks to be wound...
Cuts 200 to 300 jobs: WSJ
Citigroup has cut 200 to 300 jobs, or about 2% of its global markets workforce...
As internet shares falter, investors see value in old tech
The last six weeks have been terrible for many technology shares, but not for the four horsemen that...
Tensions over money flows bode poorly for global economy
For a bunch of people who just agreed the global economy is doing better, top officials from the wor...
Further euro strengthening would trigger looser monetary policy: ECB
A further strengthening of the euro exchange rate would require more loosening in the European Centr...
IMF reforms hit deadlock: G20 official
Reforms to the International Monetary Fund have hit a deadlock despite a declaration from global fin...
Act fast to avert disaster, says UN climate panel
The countries of the world have dragged their feet so long on global warming that the situation is n...
G20 gives US time till end of year for IMF reforms
Finance chiefs from around the globe on Friday gave the US until year-end to ratify long-delayed ref...
‘Amazon to unveil smartphone in time for winter holidays’
Amazon.com is preparing to launch its long-rumoured smartphone in the second half of the year, The W...
New documents show GM’s sluggish response to defect
Documents made public on Friday by a US House of Representatives committee provided fresh details on...
Indian govt should not take up protectionist policies: US telecom
In order to attract investment, the Indian government should continue a policy approach that is pro-...
Whisky makers fear loss of network under Scottish independence
Scotland's lucrative whisky industry flagged its concerns over Scottish independence for the first t...
Citigroup CEO faces grilling over failed plan, missed target
As Citigroup chief executive Mike Corbat prepares to talk to investors on Monday about the bank’s bi...
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