Chinese stocks posted their worst weekly performance since August on Friday, with major indices tumbling in excess of 5 percent after regulators launched an investigation into security brokerage firms in the country.
LONDON Chinese shares slumped 5 percent on Friday, hit by regulatory and industrial sector worries, though it wasn't enough to derail the first weekly rise for metals like copper and zinc since early October.
Investing.com - Investing.com - European stocks were lower on Friday, as investors began to focus on the European Central Bank's upcoming policy meeting next week, amid speculation over whether it will announced additional stimulus measures.
When is slower economic growth not such a bad thing? When it's caused by lower growth in the population. If that puzzles you, you're a victim of the economists' practice of focusing on growth in gross domestic product rather than GDP per person.
November 27, 2015, 7:04 AM |Millions of Americans are rushing to stores for Black Friday deals. For some, the battle of bargains started Thanksgiving afternoon.