News by: Himanshu Singh
And the Bank of England has warned that a global liquidity storm could endanger financial stability if investors suddenly demanded their money back.
Support from economic data and earnings help indexes recover from sharp intraday losses.
A rout in technology and biotech stocks sent the Nasdaq to its biggest one-day decline in nearly a year.
And the Greece will not receive €1.2 billion in European rescue funds after officials ruled the Leftist government had no legal claims on the cash.
And HSBC to move head office for UK division to Birmingham as bank insulates retail arm from riskier investment activities.
Traders focused on the dollar's strength and its possible effect on corporate earnings.
Bourses fluctuated with the movement of energy shares as crude prices were caught between the weakness in the US dollar and concerns about oversupply.
And Tsipras raises Nazi war reparations claim at Berlin press conference with Merkel as deadlock remained over bailout funds.
The MSCI Asia Pacific Index gained 0.53% to 148, heading for its highest close since 8 September.
And the world’s biggest energy groups have sold record amounts of debt this year to plug cash shortfalls.
And Cable to outline Post Office deal with banks that is expected to see agreement on basic services.
And the FTSE 100 powered above the 7,000 threshold for the first time on Friday, closing in record territory.
And Fed’s mixed signals regarding rate rises leaves traders betting that its key interest rate will be at 1.80% by 2018.
Strong dollar weighed on oil and other commodity prices, sending energy and materials sectors lower.
And US Fed frees its hand for the first increase in official interest rates in nearly a decade.
Energy companies were the biggest gainers in the S&P 500, rising 2.9% as crude oil rallied and the dollar dropped.
Stocks cut losses in afternoon trading, led by a rise in tech shares, with Apple rising 1.7% and Facebook adding 1.7%.
And HSBC may shut Jersey accounts of UK residents to avoid the accusations of helping tax avoidance after scandal involving its Swiss arm.
And Holcim rejects €40 billion merger with rival Lafarge saying the one-for-one share deal “can no longer be pursued in its present form”.
Investors also looked ahead to the Federal Reserve’s policy meeting this week against a backdrop of softer economic news.