... * BoE says UK credit conditions largely back to normal. * Aims to change counter-cyclical capital buffer slowly. * RBS, StanChart improved leverage ratios during testing (Adds share prices, fund manager comment).
TOKYO - World stock markets were mostly higher after improved Japanese data and as IMF inclusion of the yuan in its basket of major currencies raised confidence in China's progress toward financial liberalization.
Online sales set a new single-day record Monday, hitting an estimated $2.98 billion. That's up 12 percent from last year's Cyber Monday, according to Adobe Digital Index.
LONDON - Unemployment across the 19-country eurozone economy has fallen to its lowest level in nearly four years, official figures showed Tuesday, in another positive sign for an economic region that has struggled to get people back to work for years.
MUMBAI Dec 1 Cash conditions in the Indian banking system are balanced and the central bank will inject long-term funds if needed, said Governor Raghuram Rajan on Tuesday.