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Wall Street Journal Archives - Page 1185 of 1318 -

Poor Data as ECB Holds Rates

April 4, 2013 |

Activity in the euro zone’s private sector fell at a sharper pace in March, leaving the bloc on course for its sixth straight quarter of contraction.
WSJ.com: What’s News Europe

ECB Leaves Rates Unchanged

April 4, 2013 |

The European Central Bank left its benchmark interest rates unchanged and refrained from any new measures to stimulate a shrinking euro-zone economy.
WSJ.com: What’s News Europe

Barclays Report Cites Failings Leading to Scandal

April 4, 2013 |

Excessive pay, insufficient boardroom oversight and the lack of a cohesive corporate culture at Barclays laid the groundwork for it to stumble into a series of scandals in recent years, according to a report.
WSJ.com: What’s News Europe

U.S. Dials Back on Korean Show of Force

April 4, 2013 |

After a high-visibility display of military power aimed at deterring North Korean provocations, the White House is dialing back the aggressive posture amid fears that it could inadvertently trigger an even deeper crisis, according to U.S. officials.
WSJ.com: What’s News Asia

Singapore Investigates Officials in AFC Match

April 4, 2013 |

Singapore’s anticorruption agency said Wednesday that it is investigating three Lebanese soccer officials who were due to referee a match in the city-state, which has been at the center of a recent global match-fixing probe.
WSJ.com: What’s News Asia

Japanese Stock Rally Shifts to a New Gear

April 3, 2013 |

After bingeing on stock in Japan’s exporters, investors are now buying companies that will benefit from a stronger Japanese economy, placing bets that Tokyo’s latest push to rev up growth will pay off.
WSJ.com: What’s News Asia

Officials Call for Bold BOJ Easing

April 3, 2013 |

With the Bank of Japan now in a potentially historic policy meeting under new leadership, government officials said Wednesday it should act without worrying about the financial risks of buying longer-term assets.
WSJ.com: What’s News Asia

Japan Central Bank Plan Meets Skepticism

April 3, 2013 |

Japan’s central bank is preparing a bold plan for reversing chronic price falls and hitting an inflation target of 2% in two years, but some officials and market-watchers are saying the BOJ targets are overly ambitious.
WSJ.com: What’s News Asia

Malaysia Dissolves Parliament to Hold Elections

April 3, 2013 |

Malaysia’s Prime Minister Najib Razak said he will dissolve Parliament, setting up an election that analysts say will be the closest in Malaysia’s history.
WSJ.com: What’s News Asia

SEC Embraces Social Media

April 3, 2013 |

The SEC backed companies’ use of social media to disclose important information, so long as investors have been told which outlets will be used.
WSJ.com: US Business