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S&P cuts EU rating from AAA to AA-
Fri, 20 Dec 2013 10:51:31 GMT
 
The Standard & Poor's rating agency decided to lower the creditworthiness rating of the European Union from the maximum AAA level to AA- amid slow budget negotiations in the EU. >>
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U.K. current account deficit at highest level since 1989
Fri, 20 Dec 2013 10:49:03 GMT
 
The current account deficit of the United Kingdom surged dramatically in the third quarter of this year, as weak foreign trade and investment pushed the deficit up. It totaled 20.7 >>
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Sweden to cut growth forecasts amid weak exports
Thu, 19 Dec 2013 17:00:34 GMT
 
The government of Sweden has cut its expectations for economic growth in the country for the current and next year, as exports rebound slower than was initially estimated. At the >>
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Finnish GDP outlook cut by Finance Ministry
Thu, 19 Dec 2013 16:49:13 GMT
 
The economy of Finland will register a more considerable drop in the current year, while the pace of growth in next two years will be slower than forecasted before. The >>
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Brazilian unemployment unexpectedly declines in November
Thu, 19 Dec 2013 16:38:50 GMT
 
The jobless rate in Brazil surprisingly fell in November of the current year, reaching its lowest value since December 2012. The unemployment rate in the country posted a drop from >>
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Irish economy rises the most since 2011
Thu, 19 Dec 2013 16:27:03 GMT
 
The economic growth in Ireland reached its highest pace in more than two years, as the GDP advanced 1.5% in the previous quarter on a quarterly basis. Therefore, the economy >>
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Loonie weakens to three-year low as Fed scales back stimulus
Thu, 19 Dec 2013 16:16:09 GMT
 
Canada's currency dropped to a three-year low after the Fed winded down its economic stimulus programme as the officials stated that nation's economy has improved enough to start tapering. The >>
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Gold falls to five-month low after Fed
Thu, 19 Dec 2013 16:02:08 GMT
 
Gold declined below $1,200 an ounce to the lowest level in five months as the Fed scaled back its monetary stimulus, trimming demand for safe-haven assets. The yellow metal for >>
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Eurozone current account increases in October
Thu, 19 Dec 2013 15:51:03 GMT
 
The current account surplus in the Eurozone inched up in October of this year to 21.8 billion euro, while economists expected the indicator to decline further after September weak data. >>
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European shares climb as Asian currencies fall
Thu, 19 Dec 2013 15:40:03 GMT
 
European shares gained and gold slipped after the Fed's decision to slow down its bond-buying programme boosted investor sentiment in the U.S. economy. The Stoxx Europe 600 Index gained 1.5% >>
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U.K. shares advance after Fed decision
Thu, 19 Dec 2013 15:29:03 GMT
 
U.K. shares gained for a second straight day after the Fed's decision to wind down its monetary stimulus programme boosted investor sentiment in the U.S. economy. The FTSE 100 Index >>
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U.S. share futures little changed after their record
Thu, 19 Dec 2013 15:18:04 GMT
 
U.S. stock-index futures fell slightly after the benchmark Standard & Poor's 500 Index closed at its record high as the Fed decided to start scaling back its stimulus. S&P 500 >>
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Australian and New Zealand Dollars fall on tapering bets
Thu, 19 Dec 2013 15:07:07 GMT
 
The Aussie and the Kiwi dropped versus biggest part of their most-traded peers on speculation that the Fed will continue winding down its monetary stimulus that has supported asset prices. >>
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Emerging market stocks drop as Fed tapers
Thu, 19 Dec 2013 14:56:03 GMT
 
Emerging-market equities declined on Thursday with the region's currencies falling as the U.S. Federal Reserve announced it reduces its bond-purchases to $75 billion per month while keeping the interest rate >>
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German bunds rise as Fed trims easing programme
Thu, 19 Dec 2013 14:45:07 GMT
 
German government bunds increased on Thursday with the 2-year securities gaining and widening the yield-spread with U.S. Treasuries on Fed's decision to taper off its bond-purchasing program by $10 billion >>
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