European stocks rise, euro drops as investors wait for QE details
LONDON (MarketWatch) - European stocks gained Thursday, with investors gearing up to hear more on monetary policy and the state of the eurozone economy from the European Central Bank.
UPDATE 3-Brent above $61 as Iran news offsets U.S. stockpiles
LONDON, March 5 (Reuters) - Brent crude future prices rose above $61 a barrel on Thursday, as investors brushed aside bearish U.S. inventories data to focus on the lack of a deal in talks over Iran's nuclear programme.
UPDATE 1-World food prices continue to fall in February - U.N. FAO
(Reuters) - Global food prices fell 1 percent in February to their lowest in more than four-and-a-half years, with cereals, meat and sugar declining, oils steady and only dairy prices rebounding sharply, the United Nations food agency said on Thursday.