* Euro zone inflation negative in Dec for first time in 5 years
NEW YORK, Jan 23 (Reuters) - Goldman Sachs in a report seen by Reuters on Friday slashed its 2015 price forecasts for several base metals due to cost deflation while raising their estimate for gold.
(The following statement was released by the rating agency) LONDON, January 23 (Fitch) The European Central Bank's announced large and potentially open-ended asset purchase programme reduces the risk...
BERLIN, Jan 23 (Reuters) - European Union economics chief Pierre Moscovici welcomed the European Central Bank's new government bond-buying programme in a German newspaper interview on Friday, noting that there was a risk of deflation in the euro zone.
ZURICH, Jan 23 (Reuters) - Swiss stocks were seen opening higher on Friday, in line with European shares, after the European Central Bank's decision to buy government bonds to try to fight off deflation in the euro zone.
* Factory activity contracts for 2nd month but at slower pace
which could hurt suppliers of equipment and services in other parts of the globe. In addition, concerns about the risks of deflation in the Euro-zone are also growing. Nevertheless, the gains from cheaper fuel prices for consumers across the world are
NEW YORK, Jan 22 (Reuters) - Doubts whether the U.S. Federal Reserve would raise interest rates at all in 2015 lingered on Thursday following the European Central Bank's decision to embark on a bond purchase program to avert deflation spreading across the euro zone.
PARIS, Jan 22 (Reuters) - European stocks rallied on Thursday, with a regional index ending at its highest closing level in seven years, after the European Central Bank unveiled a bond-buying scheme in a bid to revive the region's economy and stave off deflation .
LONDON, Jan 22 (Reuters) - Britain's top share index touched a four-month high on Thursday after the European Central Bank launched a massive sovereign bond purchase programme to fight deflation and...