The dollar was lower against the yen in Asia trade Friday, with news of a new Ebola patient in New York prompting investors to switch to the perceived safety of the Japanese currency.
Mannequins in the window display of a department store in Bremen, northern Germany. A survey shows consumer confidence is set to rebound in November.
BEIJING/HONG KONG (Reuters) - Chinese home prices fell for a fifth straight month in September, wiping out gains scored in the past year and raising expectations the government will have to implement more economic support measures to cushion the blow.
South Korea's economy grew at an annual pace of 3.2 per cent in the third quarter of this year, the central bank said on Friday, with weak exports to China offset by rising private consumption.
Americans continue to fall far short of what they need to be saving for retirement. According to a new survey commissioned by Wells Fargo through Harris Poll, The median amount of money saved fro retirement by middle class people is only $20,000.