BEIJING - Global stocks were mixed on Monday after a report said China will change banking rules, apparently to boost lending and economic growth, while oil prices rebounded.
Japan's $29 billion fiscal stimulus includes spending vouchers and coupons for consumers, welfare checks for low-income families with small children and heating-oil subsidies.
Logo of Swiss bank Credit Suisse is seen below the Swiss national flag at a building in the Federal Square in Bern. Photo: Reuters.
Xiaomi Corp.'s valuation could more than double to $100 billion, spurred by its latest financing round, according to investor Yuri Milner.
The euro inched away from more than two-year lows but remained on tenterhooks as investors awaited a key vote in Greece later in the session, while the dollar treaded water in its final week of a strong 2014.