BERLIN - A survey finds that a downward trend in German consumer confidence has come to an end, despite cooler growth prospects for Europe's biggest economy.
LONDON (Reuters) - The euro slipped on Friday, as investors were cautious ahead of the results on Sunday of stress tests on euro zone banks, while the yen was underpinned by safe-haven flows due to a fresh Ebola scare in New York.
BEIJING/HONG KONG (Reuters) - Chinese home prices fell for a fifth straight month in September, wiping out gains scored in the past year and raising expectations the government will have to implement more economic support measures to cushion the blow.
SEOUL, South Korea - South Korea's economic growth slowed to 3.2 percent in the third quarter, the lowest in five quarters, as weakness in exports and spending by companies offset the boost from government stimulus.
NEW YORK - A combination of strong company earnings and encouraging economic reports, both in the United States and Europe, gave the stock market another day of solid gains Thursday.