Home prices in 20 U.S. cities rose at a faster pace than projected in the year through March, reflecting a limited number of available properties on the market.
Greece has again threatened to default on its loan repayments, saying it would be unable to meet pension and wage bills in June and also reimburse the IMF without a bailout deal with creditors.
WASHINGTON—Demand for big-ticket manufactured goods fell last month, but underlying figures suggest business investment is slowly starting to pick up.
... * Dollar up 1 percent against basket of currencies. * Euro falls below $1.09, Greek concerns growing. * U.S. data including durable goods next test for dollar bulls (Updates prices, adds Swiss franc move).
FTSE Russell has paved the way for the inclusion of domestic Chinese shares in global benchmarks with the launch of two new emerging market indices, marking a further step in the opening of China's financial markets.