BEIJING/SHANGHAI Nov 23 (Reuters) - Eight small Chinese banks have raised their one-year deposit rates to the 3.3 percent maximum allowed after China's central bank cut its interest rates and allowed greater deposit flexibility last week.
The European Union is planning a 21 billion-euro ($26 billion) fund to share the risks of new projects with private investors, two EU officials said.
US stock investors head into the Thanksgiving holiday thankful for the market's recent strength, which puts major indexes on track for another year of double-digit gains, though the swiftness of the advance has raised eyebrows.
From negotiating family politics at the dinner table to managing the misery of holiday travel, the entire Thanksgiving enterprise is fraught with challenges for which we're supposed to be grateful.
FILE - In this Nov. 26, 2013 file photo, travelers walk under a sign reading "Happy Thanksgiving" at LaGuardia Airport in New York.