U.S. stock-index futures were little changed after a year-end rally that drove the Standard & Poor's 500 Index to its 52nd record close in 2014.
BEIJING - Global stocks were mixed on Monday after a report said China will change banking rules, apparently to boost lending and economic growth, while oil prices rebounded.
The Yomiuri Shimbun Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has been invited to a Russian ceremony in Moscow on May 9 to mark the 70th anniversary of the victory over Germany in World War II, it has been learned.
ZURICH Dec 29 (Reuters) - Credit Suisse Group AG said on Monday it would fight a U.S. lawsuit which accuses the Swiss bank of deceiving investors in mortgage-backed securities it had issued.
Xiaomi Corp.'s valuation could more than double to $100 billion, spurred by its latest financing round, according to investor Yuri Milner.