The number of Americans filing for first-time unemployment benefits dropped last week and stayed near 14-year lows, the latest evidence of labor-market improvement.
MOSCOW (Reuters) - President Vladimir Putin assured Russians on Thursday that the economy would rebound after the ruble's dramatic slide this year but offered no remedy for a deepening financial crisis.
Federal Reserve chairwoman Janet Yellen has served up a belated 'Santa rally' for US stock markets. The S&P 500, the most widely tracked US equity index, continued to climb on Thursday after taking encouragement from the assessment of the American ...
Switzerland's National Bank (SNB) is to impose an interest rate of minus 0.25% on large amounts of money deposited in the country.
FRANKFURT (Reuters) - The European Central Bank said on Thursday it would start publishing accounts of its monetary policy meetings next year, a move that will raise the ECB's transparency but still leave it behind other big central banks.