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Business 02 Dec 2005 | 12:00 AM

European stocks advance to 2005 high

LONDON: European shares advanced to a 2005 high Thursday after the first interest-rate hike on the Continent in five years, as markets interpreted comments from European Central Bank Jean-Claude Trichet to mean that there would only be a limited number of subsequent rate hikes and as energy sector and MA moves offered support.

World 02 Dec 2005 | 12:00 AM

Greenspan farewell, trade and economy dominate G7

LONDON (Reuters) - Finance ministers from the world's richest nations headed for London on Friday to discuss free trade and the world economy as well as say farewell to Alan Greenspan, who soon bows out after 18 years as U.S. central bank chief.

Business 01 Dec 2005 | 12:00 AM

ECB likely to raise interest rate to 2.25%

FRANKFURT, Germany: The European Central Bank is poised to adjust the euro zone's interest rate Thursday for the first time in more than two years, likely voting for an increase to head off what it said were fears of inflation down the road.

Business 01 Dec 2005 | 12:00 AM

European stocks end lower

LONDON: European shares closed lower Wednesday, with miners and banks among the decliners.

Business 30 Nov 2005 | 12:00 AM

Euro-zone inflation drops for second month to 2.4 percent for November

Inflation in the 12 countries using the euro fell slightly for a second month to 2.4 percent in November, the EU statistical agency Eurostat said in its first estimate released Wednesday.

Business 25 Nov 2005 | 12:00 AM

European markets down in trading, US closed for Thanksgiving

FRANKFURT, Germany: Stock markets fell across Europe Thursday as business confidence in Germany - Europe's largest economy - fell for the first time since the autumn.

Business 24 Nov 2005 | 12:00 AM

Setting an inflation target

Capital Talk: A comment by Tan Teng Boo, CEO, Capital Dynamics Sdn Bhd. He writes: BEN Bernanke, the incoming chairman of the US Federal Reserve, has openly said he favours inflation targeting. The outgoing chairman is opposed to conducting monetary policy in this manner.

World 20 Nov 2005 | 12:00 AM

German economy first and biggest test for Merkel

BERLIN (Reuters) - Angela Merkel will become Germany's first woman chancellor on Tuesday with the broadest parliamentary mandate in decades to pursue overdue economic reforms, but already under widespread attack for her plans.

Business 19 Nov 2005 | 12:00 AM

European markets close higherEuropean markets close higher

LONDON: With oil prices touching five-month lows, the auto sector combined with MA to power European markets to a higher finish Friday.

Business 03 Nov 2005 | 12:00 AM

European stocks end higher

LONDON: German shares recovered lost ground Wednesday to close higher as U.S. markets headed up and Credit Suisse Group and Deutsche Telekom gained.