China set a range for its economic growth target for the first time in two decades, saying the world’s second-largest economy would expand 6.5 percent to 7 percent this year, slower than last year’s goal of about 7 percent.
The economic recovery in the 19-country eurozone lost steam in January, a closely watched survey found Wednesday, a sign that the turmoil in global financial markets is beginning to weigh on business activity.
A steep fall in crude prices and downbeat results from some of the world’s biggest oil producers sent stocks sliding Tuesday, while investors bid up havens from government debt to utilities.
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- USDJPY: 119.40
- EURUSD: 1.0931
- S&P 500: 1,903.03
- NASDAQ : 4,516.9