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  • Shock fall in industry output, exports deepen India's economic gloom

    NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India's economic gloom deepened on Friday with a surprise contraction in industrial output, a fall in exports and a jump in the trade deficit, underscoring the enormity of challenges awaiting a new government that takes over in May....
  • Highly-leveraged U.S. loans continue unabated

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Banks keep underwriting highly leveraged loans for low-rated companies that are drawing U.S. regulators' attention, Thomson Reuters LPC data show, despite a looming review by the federal agencies that are trying to clamp down on these...
  • Draghi takes slow road to QE with packaged-debt push

    FRANKFURT (Reuters) - The European Central Bank is mulling creative measures to stave off deflation but one of them, revamping a market that was at the heart of the financial crisis, will take time with no guarantee it will take off. It is scrambling...
  • IMF Shinohara: Tighter funding may weigh on Asian growth

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Emerging Asian nations are seeing financial conditions tighten more than expected as the U.S. Federal Reserve tapers its massive stimulus, which may weigh on the region's economic growth, a senior International Monetary Fund...
  • Gundlach: global economy 'deflationary scare' could happen again

    (Reuters) - Jeffrey Gundlach, chief executive and chief investment officer of DoubleLine Capital, said on Thursday the global economy could potentially see a "deflationary scare" again and added that he likes gold as a diversifier. Speaking at an...
  • IMF says ECB must expand balance sheet, QE isn't only option

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The European Central Bank should expand its balance sheet further to stave off the risk of deflation, but options aren't limited to quantitative easing-style purchases of government bonds, a senior International Monetary Fund...
  • Cool reception for India central banker urging global cooperation

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The head of India's central bank ran into a wall of resistance on Thursday when he urged some counterparts in developed economies to more formally consider the effects their domestic stimulus has on emerging markets. Alongside...
  • Mexico's Videgaray urges G20 to give U.S. time to OK IMF reforms

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Group of 20 countries should give the United States time to get planned reforms to the International Monetary Fund through Congress and not rush into short-term workarounds, Mexican Finance Minister Luis Videgaray said on Thursday....
  • The Week Ahead: Banks have a problem of perception

    There's nothing wrong with America's biggest banks. The Federal Reserve says so. The Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. says so. Shareholders say so. And the bank's financial statements say so. So why do banks remain the economic boogeymen? Profits,...
  • Greek market return, Fed minutes spur periphery debt rally

    LONDON (Reuters) - Fervent demand for Greece's first bond sale just two years after it defaulted buoyed investor appetite for other lower-rated euro zone sovereign debt on Thursday. Belief that a rate hike by the U.S. Federal Reserve might not come as...
  • Citigroup cuts 200 to 300 jobs: WSJ

    (Reuters) - Citigroup Inc has cut 200 to 300 jobs, or about 2 percent of its global markets workforce, the Wall Street Journal reported citing a person familiar with the matter. The bank is tightly managing expenses and "making targeted head count...
  • Europe weighs bold steps to avoid Japan-like deflation

    WASHINGTON Faced with a moribund economy and the risk of Japan-like debilitating deflation, the European Central Bank is weighing unconventional measures to spark economic growth and, oddly enough, to drive up prices. Europe's central bank is considering...