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  • A star abroad, India central bank boss riles bond traders at home

    MUMBAI (Reuters) - Since taking the helm of India's central bank, Raghuram Rajan's agenda to reform markets has put the noses of Mumbai bond traders firmly out of joint by upending practices that provided them with a relatively secure rate of return....
  • French economy minister urges talks over euro strength

    PARIS (Reuters) - France wants euro zone countries to meet soon in order to discuss the euro's strength and monetary policy, French Economy Minister Arnaud Montebourg said in a newspaper interview. The outspoken minister also called on the European...
  • Did Europe misdiagnose debt crisis and make it worse?

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - At the height of the euro zone debt crisis, with Portugal's economy nearing collapse, the European Commission told the government in Lisbon that it had to slash wages if it was ever going to boost competitiveness and grow again....
  • World economy on steady course at best, China a worry, polls show

    (Reuters) - The world economy can expect steady growth at best over the coming year, but any rapid slowdown in China as it tries to rebalance its economy could upset the still-unsteady progress, Reuters polls showed. Growth in the United States, the...
  • Low inflation to linger for years in euro zone

    (Reuters) - The euro zone is set for at least two more years of low inflation, held down by a strong currency and anemic economic and jobs growth, and still faces a very real threat of deflation, a Reuters poll showed on Wednesday. While the inflation...
  • Euro strength here to stay, unless ECB steps in

    LONDON/FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Many of the factors driving the euro exchange rate to levels that have set off alarm bells at the European Central Bank are unlikely to go away on their own, part of the reason the bank has been threatening action. The euro...
  • British unemployment plunges to five-year low, pay grows

    LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's unemployment rate unexpectedly dropped in the three months to February, reviving speculation the Bank of England will start raising interest rates earlier than it has signaled. Wages also caught up with inflation for the...
  • Euro zone inflation sticks in 'danger zone', keeps ECB under pressure

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - A drop in March euro zone inflation to its lowest level since November 2009 was confirmed on Wednesday, keeping pressure on the European Central Bank to intervene if prices do not rebound. The year-on-year inflation rate in the 18...
  • ECB plan could boost shares in Europe's weakest companies

    LONDON (Reuters) - Shares in some of Europe's least profitable and most indebted companies are set to outperform in the coming months if the European Central Bank starts buying corporate bonds to fight the threat of deflation. The ECB has opened the door...
  • UK inflation hits new four-year low, house prices continue rise

    LONDON (Reuters) - British inflation fell to its lowest in over four years in March, easing pressure on living standards and raising the prospect that prices may now be rising by less than wages for the first time in years. The sharp decline in Britons'...
  • Rising food, housing costs push up U.S. inflation

    Rising food, housing costs push up U.S. inflation
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. consumer prices firmed a bit in March, as food and housing rental costs rose in a possible sign that a disinflationary trend had run its course. The increase should allay concerns among some Federal Reserve officials that...
  • Euro zone's trade surplus widens on rising exports in February

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The euro zone's trade surplus widened in February from a year earlier on rising exports with imports unchanged, the European Union's statistics office Eurostat said on Tuesday. Exports from the 18 countries using the euro increased...