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Reuters Poll - India's growth pace to pick up as reforms draw investment

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BANGALORE - India's economy will likely grow at its fastest pace in two years in the current fiscal year as Prime Minister Narendra Modi implements reforms to attract investment, a Reuters poll of economists showed on Friday.

Analysis - Spectre of no-inflation world looms over Fed's return to normal

WASHINGTON - After months of focus on slack in U.S. labour markets, the Federal Reserve faces a new challenge: the possibility that weak inflation may be so firmly entrenched it upends the return to normal monetary policy.

12:21pm IST

Reuters Poll - China economic growth seen slowing well into next year

BEIJING - China's economy is likely to grow at its slowest pace in 24 years this year and will cool further in 2015, weighed down by a cooling property sector and factory overcapacity and as top leaders push structural reforms, a Reuters poll showed.

1:37pm IST

China to open up more sectors to private investment to spur growth

BEIJING - China's State Council will expand the scope of private investment in key sectors, including telecoms and transport, it said on Friday, as part of measures to support the slowing economy.

8:17pm IST

Fed to host meeting with regional bank CEOs to discuss regulatory relief

NEW YORK - Officials from the Federal Reserve plan to meet with chief executives from 12 U.S. regional banks next Friday to discuss ways to reduce regulatory burdens for banks that avoid riskier activities, a Fed spokeswoman said on Thursday.

5:07am IST

Reuters Poll - Asia economic growth to languish as China slows

BANGALORE - Emerging Asia will contribute less to the global economy in 2015 than was expected just months ago as a slowdown in China drags on growth in the region, partially offset by acceleration in the United States, Reuters polls showed.

1:40pm IST

Business activity improves in China, euro zone but little sign of turnaround

LONDON/BEIJING - Euro zone businesses performed much better than forecasters expected this month and China's vast factory sector grew a shade faster but there were worrying signs that the upturn could be short-lived.

23 Oct 2014

U.S. inflation muted in September as energy costs drop

WASHINGTON - U.S. consumer prices rose marginally in September, painting a weak inflation picture that should give the Federal Reserve ample room to keep interest rates low for a while.

23 Oct 2014

Big bang, not big bucks, the key for euro zone bank lending

DUBLIN/FRANKFURT - If the European Central Bank really wants to kick-start the euro zone economy, it should ensure the bloc's banks are up to the task of lending.

23 Oct 2014

Japan exports rebound, but economy still not out of woods

TOKYO - Japan's exports rose at the fastest pace in seven months in September as sales to Asia picked up, but signs of slowing global growth may hurt the trade sector's ability to recharge the world's third-biggest economy and keep up pressure for fresh stimulus.

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Gold sales jump about 20 pct for Diwali - trade body

SINGAPORE - Gold sales in India during the festivals of Diwali and Dhanteras celebrated this week rose by about a fifth, a senior official at the country's biggest gold trade group said on Friday.

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