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German retail sales post biggest drop for 7 years
10-31 17:59
German shoppers cut back their spending sharply in September, official data showed on Friday, adding to concern over whether consumers will help bolster growth...
Hang Seng finishes higher
10-31 17:22
Hong Kong stocks climbed 1.25 percent Friday, in line with a regional rally, after US data showed the economy growing faster than expected and Japan's centr...
IAG airlines group logs improving Q3 profits
10-31 17:21
British Airways owner International Airlines Group on Friday logged rising third-quarter profits, lifted by growing revenues and falling fuel costs, and inc...
European stocks rally at open
10-31 16:47
European stocks rallied at the start of trading on Friday, as investors welcomed the Bank of Japan's surprise stimulus boost, dealers said. In initial dea...
Panasonic says half-year profit dives
10-31 15:53
Panasonic on Friday said its net profit plunged 52.2 percent to 80.9 billion yen for the six months to September, but it lifted its full-year forecast partiall...
Nikkei soars to seven-year high
10-31 15:44
Tokyo shares soared 4.83 percent to a seven-year high on Friday after the Bank of Japan ramped up its vast monetary easing programme, sending the yen into fre...
Japan Airlines H1 net profit slips
10-31 15:43
Japan Airlines (JAL) said Friday its net profit for the April-September period slipped 2.0 percent to US$724 million as a weak yen pushed up fuel costs,...
Sony says half-year loss balloons six-fold
10-31 15:42
Sony said Thursday its net loss for the April-September period ballooned to nearly US$1.0 billion, as the embattled electronics firm continues to struggle i...
RBS sets aside 400m pounds for forex probes
10-31 15:41
Britain's state-owned Royal Bank of Scotland has set aside 400 million pounds to settle allegations of price-rigging in foreign exchange markets, it said Fri...
BoJ chief says at 'critical moment' for exiting deflation
10-31 15:40
Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda said Friday Japan was at a "critical moment'' in its bid to conquer years of falling prices, after policymakers ram...
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