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India's finance minister favors interest rate cut: paper

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India's Finance Minister Arun Jaitley favors a cut in interest rates to trigger demand in the construction sector, a newspaper...

Russian ruble plunges to new all-time low as economy suffers

Russia's ruble slumped to a new all‑time low on Friday as the economic fall‑out from the Ukraine crisis and lower oil prices caused the...

China, 20 other countries initiate new Asian bank

Twenty‑one Asian nations have signed on to a China‑driven initiative to create a new development bank for Asia that's aimed at boosting...

UK economic growth slows as obstacles to recovery mount

U. K. economic growth cooled in the third quarter as threats to the recovery from the euro‑area slump mounted.

Asian stocks advance on positive earnings, data

Asian shares climbed on Friday after upbeat U. S. corporate earnings, solid U. S. economic data, and an unexpected uptick in euro zone business sentiment...

Bonds rally, stocks fall as global economy fears mount

Bonds rally, stocks fall as global economy fears mount

Fifth of eurozone banks 'fail ECB health check'

Some 25 eurozone banks have failed a health check by the European Central Bank, reports claimed Saturday, citing leaked documents.

Anti-Occupy mob roughs up Hong Kong journalists

Anti‑Occupy mob roughs up Hong Kong journalists

Former Cream frontman Jack Bruce dies aged 71

Jack Bruce, who formed influential British rock band Cream in the 1960s with guitarist Eric Clapton, has died aged 71, his family said on Saturday.