- Italian banks hit by concerns over bad loans Updated: Feb-05-16 12:31 pm
MILAN - Italian banking shares are getting battered this year as the government tries to bundle and dispose of billions of euros in bad loans while attempting to reform and consolidate the ailing sector.
- Europe's top economic authorities warn of risks to growth Updated: Feb-04-16 7:14 am
FRANKFURT, Germany - Europe's top economic authorities warned Thursday of the dangers to the region from the slowdown in China, weak inflation and heightened geopolitical uncertainties.
- Cheap oil buoys consumers, shakes up global governments Updated: Feb-02-16 12:02 pm
Cheap oil will be sticking around for a while.
- Weak growth and shaky markets put pressure on central banks Updated: Jan-22-16 2:08 pm
WASHINGTON - The world's central banks are under pressure to do something about slumping economies and panicky stock markets.