ECB's Jazbec: Policy Makers Not Ready to Withdraw Stimulus
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Fear of backlash from financial markets means European Central Bank policy makers aren't yet ready to signal a reduction of their massive monetary stimulus, a top ECB official said
In Some Global Markets, Trump Turmoil Is Just Noise
Nagging political troubles for the Trump administration haven't hit Asian stocks as hard as they have U.S. equities because of economic and corporate strength, valuations and an isolated Chinese market.
Political Concerns Reverberate Across Global Markets
Stocks in Europe and Asia declined after growing nerves about the future of President Donald Trump's legislative agenda jarred financial markets.
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The Non-Shale, Non-OPEC Problem for Oil Traders
A wave of new petroleum production from countries like Canada and Brazil is adding a new problem for oil traders who until now had been primarily preoccupied with U.S. output and an OPEC-led coalition cutting supply.
Japan's Growth Winning Streak Is Longest in Over a Decade
Japan's economy picks up speed in the first three months of 2017, lengthening its most recent stretch of growth under Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to five quarters, the longest expansion since 2006.
BOJ's Iwata: Central Bank Hasn't Decided on Stimulus Exit Plan
Bank of Japan Deputy Gov. Kikuo Iwata said the central bank hasn't decided on how it would unwind stimulus policies.
China's Housing Market Springs a Leak
First and second tier house prices lost momentum in April after a surprisingly strong first quarter - signs that weaker consumer lending may be starting to bite.
Stocks, Dollar Sink on Washington Turmoil
Investors' burgeoning anxiety about the future of President Donald Trump's legislative agenda jarred financial markets on Wednesday, upending months of relative tranquility and steady gains.
Australian Unemployment Rate Falls in April
Australia's unemployment rate fell to 5.7% in April from 5.9% in March, easing concerns about weakness in the job market and low wage growth.
China Average New Home Prices Rise 0.7% on Month in April
The growth of home prices in China held steady in April from the month before amid a continuing crackdown on real estate speculation.
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May 18, 2017 07:15 ET (11:15 GMT)