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  • OECD slashes growth forecasts, urges aggressive ECB action

    OECD slashes growth forecasts, urges aggressive ECB action
    PARIS (Reuters) - The OECD slashed its growth forecasts for major developed economies on Monday, urging much more aggressive ECB stimulus to ward off the risk of deflation in a subdued euro zone. The call adds to growing pressure on the euro zone, and...
  • Traders: Banks to take up 333 billion euros of ECB TLTROs in Sept, Dec- Reuters poll

    (Reuters) - Banks will take over three quarters of the roughly 400 billion euros of cheap cash offered by the European Central Bank under its targeted long-term loans, designed to boost growth and encourage lending, a Reuters poll found. They will snap-...
  • An unlikely hero, Gordon Brown wrestles with Scotland's fate

    GLASGOW Scotland (Reuters) - Once mocked for claiming to have saved the world after the 2008 financial crisis, former Labour Prime Minister Gordon Brown may now have the fate of Scotland in his hands. For many English, Scotsman Brown is an unlikely hero....
  • Stocks fall, led by drop in energy stocks

    Stocks fall, led by drop in energy stocks
    U.S. stocks opened lower Thursday, led by a decline in energy stocks as the price of oil continue to slide. Oil has tumbled 13 percent in the last three months as supplies have remained ample despite geopolitical tension. KEEPING SCORE: The Standard &...
  • Stocks decline, heading for weekly loss

    NEW YORK (AP) — The stock market moved lower Friday, heading for its first weekly loss since the start of August. Declines were led by energy and utility companies. Treasurys fell after news that retail sales in August rose faster than economists...
  • Negative yield threat prompts BlackRock to act on money market fund

    LONDON (Reuters) - Global fund manager BlackRock said on Friday that it had told investors in one of its money market funds it would rebalance the fund daily in response to the threat of negative yields. Returns from money market funds in Europe have...
  • Capital flows out of UK before Scots vote on independence, report shows

    LONDON (Reuters) - Investors pulled $27 billion out of UK financial assets last month - the biggest capital outflow since the Lehman crisis in 2008 - as concern mounted about the economic and financial consequences if Scotland left the UK, a report showed...
  • Stocks open lower as sluggish month continues

    NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stock indexes are opening slightly lower as the market's sluggish September continues. The Dow Jones industrial average eased 27 points, or 0.2%, to 17,021 as of 9:34 a.m. Eastern time Friday. The Standard & Poor's 500 index...
  • David Rosenberg: U.S. stocks in correction, but bull market intact

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - The U.S. stock market has entered into a corrective phase, but the underlying bull market remains in place, David Rosenberg, chief economist and strategist of Canadian asset manager Gluskin Sheff, said on Thursday. "We are in some...
  • RBS, Lloyds to move south if Scots vote for independence

    LONDON (Reuters) - Scotland's two biggest banks have said they would relocate to England if Scots vote for independence next week, adding to the economic uncertainties the country faces if it decides to end its 307-year union with the rest of the UK. The...
  • Factbox: British banks warn they'll head south if Scotland quits

    LONDON (Reuters) - Scotland's biggest five banks will relocate to England if Scots vote for independence next week, adding to the economic uncertainties the country faces if it decides to end its 307-year union with the rest of the United Kingdom. The...