NEW DELHI—India's economic expansion may have gained speed last quarter as manufacturing and services output improved even as weak rains hurt agriculture, economists said.
People stay in line to enter the Toys "R" Us store as they are seen in front of the Babies"R"Us store in Dallas, Thursday, Nov. 26, 2015.
Chinese stocks tumbled more than 5 per cent - the biggest falls since the country's summer market rout - in Friday afternoon trading amid reports that regulators were stepping up their investigations into brokerages for alleged securities violations.
The euro is set for its longest stretch of weekly declines versus the yen since the common currency's creation in 1999 as anticipation builds that the European Central Bank will surprise some investors with the size of its stimulus next week.
... * Brent, US crude down 9 pct since start of Nov. * Dec. 4 OPEC in focus for possible output cut (Updates prices). By Meeyoung Cho.