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12 Feb 2016 00:20

Global market turmoil impact still unclear: Yellen

Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said on Thursday that it is too early to fully understand the impact on US economic growth of the turmoil in global markets.

  • 12 Feb 2016 01:36

    Global stock markets plunge on Fed gloom

    A fierce sell-off gripped world markets on Thursday after a warning by US Federal Reserve boss Janet Yellen over the global economy, while oil fell close to 13-year lows.

  • 12 Feb 2016 00:06

    US weekly jobless claims fall

    Fewer Americans filed new claims for US unemployment insurance benefits last week as the labour market overall shows improvement, government data released on Thursday showed.

  • 12 Feb 2016 01:07

    Eurozone chief plays down bank crisis fears

    Eurogroup chief Jeroen Dijsselbloem said on Thursday that the EU's single currency area and its banks were stronger than a few years ago, playing down concerns that have spooked global markets.

  • 11 Feb 2016 22:36

    Lagarde set for second term as IMF chief

    IMF chief Christine Lagarde became assured on Thursday of a second five-year term after the global financial institution announced there were no other candidates for the position.

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