WASHINGTON (AP) – The Federal Reserve signaled on Wednesday that it’s moving closer to slowing its bond-buying programme, which is intended to keep long-term interest rates at record lows.
PARIS (REUTERS) - European shares ended slightly lower on Wednesday in thin trading volumes, as investors awaited clues from the US Federal Reserve about whether or not it will soon start to wind down its stimulus measures.
BERLIN (AP) - US President Barack Obama raised the prospect on Wednesday that Europe might need to adjust its economic policies to tackle high youth unemployment and make sure that some countries don't "lose a generation".
GENEVA (AP) - Switzerland's lower house of parliament has for the second time rejected a government proposal on relaxing Swiss banking secrecy laws, a move that would have helped the country's banks avoid facing US criminal charges for shielding tax cheats.
LE BOURGET, France (AFP) - Companies that rent out planes placed nearly half of the orders announced so far at the Paris Air Show as airlines look to them to increase and modernise their fleets with minimal risk.