West Tries to Loosen Russia's Gas Grip
Western officials are scrambling to loosen Russia's energy stranglehold on Ukraine, the latest sign of growing pressure on Moscow to end the crisis.
China Weakens Yuan by Largest Degree Since '12
China's central bank weakened the daily reference rate for its currency against the U.S. dollar by the largest percentage in more than a year and half as it continues to fight capital inflows.
Copper Slumps on China Worries
Copper fell sharply for a second day Monday because of worries that China, the world's biggest buyer, will slow imports of the metal as the economy slows and signs of financial stress flare up.
Cyprus Central Bank Boss Resigns
Cyprus central-bank Governor Panicos Demetriades's resignation was accepted, according to a statement from the president, and he will serve out his one-month notice period.
European Stocks End Lower on Ukraine Jitters
European stocks ended on a weak note Monday, with nervousness over the crisis in Ukraine adding to concerns over a set of weak Asian economic data.
China Worries Sink Asia Stocks
Chinese stocks tumbled the most since June and markets slid across the rest of Asia as investors took a dim view of China's economy following the release of trade and inflation data.
Why Euro-Zone Chiefs Buck the Trend
Europe File: Currency zone defies mainstream economics profession with continued controversial policies.
China Online Funds Are Hitting Banks' Profits
China's fast-growing online finance products are posing a major challenge to the nation's banks, competing for their funds and cutting into profits, a former executive of Bank of China said.
China Total Credit Growth Slows
China's total credit growth slowed dramatically in February as Beijing tightened its grip on the loosely regulated shadow-banking sector amid concerns over default risk.
Africans Seek Divine (Currency) Intervention
African countries are having a devil of a year, due in large part to a slump in their currencies. The situation has led some pastors to sermonize for their currencies to rise again.
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