Since starting its advance in March 2009, the S&P 500 has handed investors a total return, including re-invested dividends, of 209 per cent.
Japan's current account deficit widened to a record 1.5tn yen ($15bn; �8.7bn) in January, the largest since records began in 1985.
HONG KONG, March 10 (Reuters) - China's CSI300 share index sank to a five-year closing low on Monday, dragged down by financials after tepid economic data reignited fears of a bigger slowdown in the world's second-largest economy.
TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's economic recovery suffered a blow at the end of last year and the current account deficit ballooned to a record in January, raising fears of a stumble in the world's third-largest economy as activity wilts ahead of a sales tax increase ...
Ukraine faces a 37 percent increase in the price it pays for Russian natural gas after OAO Gazprom canceled a discount and threatened to cut supplies, Ukrainian Energy Minister Yuri Prodan told reporters yesterday.