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May 15th, 2011
(Reuters) - Financial data and news headlines stream accross ticker screens around the atrium of the London Stock Exchange after Britain's Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne inaugurated the ceremonial market opening in the City of London, May 10, 2011. REUTERS/Andrew Winning -
China's central bank will closely monitor the development of Internet financial services to ensure companies do not cross any legal red lines, a senior central bank official said on Thursday. Internet financing and traditional banking services complement each other, Liu Shiyu, a vice central bank governor, said in a speech published on the cen... [Full Article]
NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S stocks were little changed at the open Thursday as the market digested mixed data that showed a rise in weekly jobless claims and stronger-than-expected retail sales for November. The Dow Jones industrial average fell 20.56 points or 0.13 percent, to 15,822.97, the S&P 500 lost 1.99 points or 0.11 percent, to 1,780.23 a... [Full Article]
By Paul Carsten and Adam Rose BEIJING (Reuters) - The day before China's Communist Party published one of its most important policy statements in a decade, a copy of the reform plans was already circulating on Chinese social media. The unprecedented November 14 leak fuelled China's biggest stock market rally in two months as it spread on ... [Full Article]
By Michael Shields and Georgina Prodhan VIENNA (Reuters) - Austria's mainstream pro-Europe parties agreed on Thursday to govern in coalition for the next five years, promising to ensure continued prosperity in the Alpine euro zone nation. The Social Democrats (SPO) and conservative People's Party (OVP) had promised a new, progressive appr... [Full Article]