Chinese shares up 0.62% in morning trade
Chinese shares were up 0.62 percent in morning trade Wednesday, the first session of 2012, helped by overnight gains on Wall Street and China's better-than-expected manufacturing data, dealers said.
The Shanghai Composite Index, which covers both A and B shares, was up 13.54 points to 2,2
U.S. stocks rally to start 2012
NEW YORK, Jan. 3 (Xinhua) -- The U.S. stocks rallied on Tuesday, the first trading day of 2012, as investors welcomed a batch of upbeat economic data.
The Dow Jones industrial average gained 179.82 points, or 1.47 percent, to 12,397.38. The Standard & Poor's 500 was up 19.46 points, o
Euro could become world's leading currency: Noyer
The euro could become the world's leading currency in the next decade if leaders of the single-currency bloc succeed in tightening fiscal integration, European Central Bank policymaker Christian Noyer said in an article to be published in the Journal du Dimanche.
European leaders struck a his