EUROPEAN MORNING BRIEF: Key stories on December 19

Good morning from Metal Bulletin’s Asian offices. Here is a summary of news to start your day…

The Bank of Japan has decided to maintain record easing at an annualised pace of 80 trillion yen. Governor Haruhiko Kuroda will address the media later in the day. China’s property sector continues to be weak but official data shows prices falling at a slower pace. For existing homes, 58 cities saw prices drop last month, compared with 64 in October. New home prices in Beijing and Shanghai dropped by 0.3% and 0.5%,...


Deepali Sharma

December 19, 2014

05:41 GMT