Thursday, December 18, 2014   

Europe equities hold steady
(02-27 16:26)

Europe's main stock markets held steady at the start of trading. London's FTSE 100 index was down by 0.05 percent at 6,795.71 points.
Frankfurt's DAX 30 shed 0.01 percent to 9,660.55 points, while in Paris the CAC 40 added 0.06 percent to 4,399.67 compared with Wednesday's closing level.—AFP

Other Business breaking news:
UK retail sales surge thanks to 'Black Friday' (1 min ago)
Cautious Japanese firms holding record assets: BoJ (1 hr 8 mins ago)
German business confidence grows in December (1 hr 8 mins ago)
Swiss central bank introduces negative interest rate (1 hr 29 mins ago)
Hang Seng finishes higher, Shanghai down (1 hr 57 mins ago)
Ruble rallies in early trading on day of Putin press conference (2 hrs 50 mins ago)
Nikkei soars on weaker yen (12-18 14:59)
Hang Seng up by lunch (12-18 12:35)
Fed says can be 'patient' on rate rise (12-18 12:11)
China's home prices continue to cool, declines narrowing (12-18 12:09)

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