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ECB measures lift Wall St in volatile session NEW YORK: US stocks rallied in volatile trading on Thursday after the European Central Bank announced expanded measures to stimulate the region's sagging economy, as expected. Equities moved between positive and negative territory, with a number of disappointing corporate results from bellwether stocks spurring some morning selling. The ECB will buy 60 billion euros worth of assets per month, an amount that was more than expected, in a program that will last through September 2016. While US stocks were volatile after ECB President Mario Draghi's news conference, shares in Europe jumped 1.5 percent. "When you have every central bank in the world trying to stimulate the global economy, that's a tough thing for asset prices to fight against," said Wayne Kaufman, chief market analyst at Phoenix Financial Services in New York. US jobless claims fell from a seven-month high in the latest week, though the decline was less than expected. ...

US shares higher after large ECB stimulus plan detailed NEW YORK: US shares were higher an hour into trade Thursday after the European Central Bank announced a larger-than-expected stimulus plan to fend off slow growth and deflation in the eurozone.The Dow Jones Industrial Average added 52.08 points (0.30 percent) at 17,606.36.The broad-based S&P 500 rose 8.75 (0.43 percent) to 2,040.87, while the tech-rich Nasdaq Composite gained 15.08 (0.32 percent) at 4,682.50.ECB chief mario Draghi announced a 60 billion euro-a-month ($69 billion) bond buying program ...
Wall St rallies in volatile session after ECB measures NEW YORK: US stocks rallied in volatile trading on Thursday after the European Central Bank announced expanded measures to stimulate the region's sagging economy, as expected.Equities moved between positive and negative territory, with a number of disappointing corporate results from bellwether stocks spurring some morning selling.The ECB will buy 60 billion euros worth of assets per month, an amount that was more than expected, in a program that will last through September 2016.While U.S. stocks ...
TSX hits 2-week high after ECB, Bank of Canada moves TORONTO: Canada's main stock index advanced on Thursday to its highest level in two weeks as investors cheered the European Central Bank's stimulus measures and an unexpected rate cut by the Bank of Canada.Bank of Canada's interest rate cut on Wednesday was meant to ease the impact that weaker oil prices are having on the economy. The move fueled a 1.8 percent jump in the TSX on Wednesday.The ECB on Thursday launched a government bond-buying ...
Wall St dips, but hopes grow for central bank actions NEW YORK: US stocks edged lower on Tuesday after the International Monetary Fund lowered its growth forecasts for 2015 and 2016, though the move spurred hopes that central banks would take more aggressive policy stances to accelerate economic improvement.The lower forecasts implied less demand for fuel through 2016, contributing to crude oil prices taking another leg lower, which in turn fueled another day of weakness in the energy space despite some bullish results from major ...
TSX steady after Chinese data; energy shares drop TORONTO: Canada's main stock index was little changed on Tuesday as investors found relief in data that showed economic growth in China was not as weak as some had expected, but shares of energy producers fell with oil prices.The Chinese economy grew at its slowest pace in 24 years in 2014, but fourth-quarter growth held steady at 7.3 percent, slightly stronger than had been expected.Investors also digested a report in which the International Monetary Fund ...
Stocks rally on US data, euro slides further NEW YORK: Wall Street stocks rebounded on Friday on signs the US economy was on track for solid growth with consumer sentiment hitting an 11-year high, while the euro slid further against the dollar a day after Switzerland ditched its currency cap. Crude prices rallied on the US sentiment report and after the International Energy Agency said lower prices had begun to curb production in some areas, including North America. The IEA said prices might ...

 



 
Index Closing Chg%
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Annual2013/14
Foreign Debt $61.805bn
Per Cap Income $1,386
GDP Growth 4.14%
Average CPI 8.6%
MonthlyNovember
Trade Balance $-1.664 bln
Exports $1.966 bln
Imports $3.630 bln
WeeklyJanuary 25, 2015
Reserves $15.019 bln