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On Monday markets were bolstered by data showing further improvement in China’s services sector, while Japanese equities recovered from declines last week.

Stock indices from New York to Tokyo have pushed higher over the past month in the biggest August market bonanza in decades. A sagging US dollar has (...)

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European shares opened lower on Thursday and the dollar was slightly higher, as investors focused on the US Federal Reserve Chair’s speech at the virt(...)

A woman, wearing a protective mask, crosses Piazza Duomo with her bicycle in Milan

US stocks rose on Monday after volatile trading in Europe driven by expectations that central banks and governments are preparing to deliver support t(...)

Governor of the Bank of Japan Haruhiko Kuroda

Bank of Japan governor Haruhiko Kuroda said on Monday the central bank will take necessary steps to stabilise markets jolted by the coronavirus outbre(...)

Christine Lagarde, president of the European Central Bank, says Sweden’s monetary policy reversal does not mean that the ECB will follow suit. Photograph: John Thys/AFP/Getty Images.

It is the biggest monetary policy experiment of modern times. One that has divided economists, central bankers and politicians. But now that Sweden ha(...)

Workers from a disinfection service company sanitize a street in front of a branch of the Shincheonji Church of Jesus the Temple of the Tabernacle of the Testimony where a woman known as “Patient 31” attended a service in Daegu, South Korea. Photograph: Yonhap/Reuters

The coronavirus has infected hundreds of people in Chinese prisons, authorities said on Friday, contributing to a jump in reported cases beyond the e(...)

The IMF said a global downturn half as severe as the one spurred by the last crisis would result in $19tn of corporate debt considered ‘at risk’.

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) heightened its warnings for the corporate debt market on Wednesday, as investors search for richer returns in ri(...)

President of the European Central Bank  Mario Draghi pointed the way to cuts in interest rates or new asset purchases if inflation does not return to target, weakening the euro, lowering European bond yields and pulling stock markets higher

US president Donald Trump has accused Mario Draghi of unfairly manipulating the euro, after dovish comments from the European Central Bank president s(...)

People fishing in the Snake River in Jackson Hole, Wyoming.  Photograph: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg

Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell won’t be kept company by his European Central Bank and Bank of Japan counterparts at this year’s Jackson Hole p(...)

ECB chief Mario Draghi reaffirmed plans to end the bank’s €2.6 trillion stimulus programme this year.

Borrowing costs in the euro zone’s biggest economy, Germany, held below six-week highs on Friday, a day after the European Central Bank’s (ECB) presid(...)

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