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  • ECB's latest measures may not boost inflation; quantitative easing could help: Reuters poll

    (Reuters) - It is still unclear whether the European Central Bank's stimulus measures will have a material impact on inflation, according to economists in a Reuters poll, who said sovereign debt purchases could help boost the euro zone economy. The...
  • Faltering euro zone pressing down on global growth, inflation: Reuters poll

    (Reuters) - Growth prospects for the still-unsteady global economy have dimmed as disinflation grips the world, making it difficult for central banks to move away from aggressive monetary stimulus, Reuters polls found. The recent sell-off in financial...
  • Fed still on course for rate rise around mid-2015 say economists: Reuters poll

    (Reuters) - The Federal Reserve is still set to raise interest rates by mid-2015, according to a Reuters poll of economists that also found a better-than-even chance bond markets are underestimating how quickly policy will eventually tighten. The...
  • Italy and France make plea for growth as EU-Asia leaders meet

    MILAN (Reuters) - Europe's priority must be to stimulate economic growth, Italy and France said on Thursday, putting themselves at odds again with Germany, which is demanding deficit rigor. With signs of a global slowdown rattling investors and prompting...
  • Euro zone back in firing line over growth, lowflation, Greece

    PARIS (Reuters) - After a two-year siesta, the euro zone is back in the financial markets' firing line due to stagnating growth, low inflation, budget problems in France and Italy and rising political risk in Greece, where the bloc's debt crisis began...
  • Alibaba affiliate Alipay rebranded Ant in new financial services push

    Alibaba affiliate Alipay rebranded Ant in new financial services push
    BEIJING - Chinese e-commerce firm Alibaba Group Holding Ltd said on Thursday it has changed the name of its Alipay financial services affiliate to Ant Financial Services Group as it steps up its push into the financial services industry. Alibaba has been...
  • Banks told not to expect seamless global rules

    LONDON (Reuters) - New global rules making the financial system safer won't be seamless and could be revised soon to help economic growth, senior government and regulatory officials said on Thursday. Since the financial crisis struck in 2007-8,...
  • Shadow banks taking market share in U.S. loan market

    LONDON (Reuters) - Shadow banks are winning market share from US banks in the US leveraged loan and high yield bond markets as stricter regulation forces borrowers to cast the net wider to finance buyouts.     Jefferies is the most high profile non-...
  • U.S. repo rate rises to highest since March

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - A key short-term U.S. interest rate on Thursday reached nearly a seven-month high on demand to finance a flood of Treasuries that hit the open market following a massive stampede out of bearish bond bets the day before. In the $5...
  • China Inc's spending cuts deepest in six years as economy slows

    BEIJING/SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Chinese companies are on a pace to cut capital spending by around 7 percent this year, the biggest annual reduction since the global financial crisis, deepening an economic chill. Slower spending by companies underscores...
  • U.S. yields seen rising after bond rally: BlackRock's Rieder

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Benchmark U.S. Treasuries yields should drift higher into year-end after a bond market rally on Wednesday that briefly pushed the 10-year government note yield below 2 percent for the first time in 16 months, according to a top bond...