- World stocks rise on improved economic data Updated: Dec-01-15 8:01 am
TOKYO - World stock markets mostly rose Tuesday on improved economic data from Japan and the eurozone as well as hopes for more central bank stimulus.
- European Central Bank may surprise with size of new stimulus Updated: Dec-01-15 6:49 am
FRANKFURT, Germany - Christmas is coming - and some investors are already convinced they will unwrap an early present Thursday in the form of more economic stimulus from the European Central Bank.
- China breaks up $64 billion underground banking network Updated: Nov-20-15 5:00 am
SHANGHAI - Authorities in China have cracked the country's biggest-ever underground banking network, which handled illegal foreign exchange transactions worth 410 billion yuan ($64 billion), police said Friday.
- Suriname devalues currency, sparking inflation fears Updated: Nov-19-15 4:54 pm
PARAMARIBO, Suriname - This South American country has devalued its currency by more than 20 percent, with officials blaming a drop in world prices for the oil and gold that sustain the economy.
- China promises to make currency freely traded by 2020 Updated: Nov-03-15 7:05 am
BEIJING - China announced Tuesday it will allow its tightly managed yuan to trade freely by 2020, potentially easing trade tensions with the United States and other nations.