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Japan PM Abe to address joint session of Congress By Patricia Zengerle WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will address a joint meeting of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives on April 29, becoming the first Japanese leader to do so. Abe will spend eight days on a state visi
Yahoo! News | Mar 27, 2015 02:28 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Japan inflation cools, household spending, incomes soften TOKYO (AP) Japan reported lackluster inflation and wages data for February that suggested Friday that its economic recovery remains in the doldrums.
Yahoo! News | Mar 27, 2015 01:21 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Japan core consumer inflation grinds to halt, keeps Bank of Japan pressured By Leika Kihara TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's annual core consumer inflation ground to a halt in February when excluding the effect of last year's tax hike, the first time it has stopped rising in nearly two years, keeping the central bank under pre
Yahoo! News | Mar 27, 2015 12:02 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Cameron beats Miliband in first TV contest before election - poll Prime Minister David Cameron won the first TV encounter before a close national election in Britain, turning in a stronger performance than Labour leader Ed Miliband, a poll showed on Thursday. The snap Guardian/ICM poll showed 54 percent of those asked t
Yahoo! News | Mar 26, 2015 11:45 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Before close election, UK's Cameron says got some things wrong, but got economy right British Prime Minister David Cameron on Thursday conceded he'd made mistakes during his five years in power during a special pre-election interview, but implored voters to give him a second term to finish the job of rebuilding the economy. Opinion polls i
Yahoo! News | Mar 26, 2015 10:11 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
U.S. House approves bipartisan fix to Medicare doctors pay WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday approved a bipartisan bill to permanently repair the formula for reimbursing Medicare physicians, solving a longstanding problem and making adjustments to the way Medicare costs are paid
Yahoo! News | Mar 26, 2015 4:13 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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EU to probe cross-border e-commerce barriers Brussels announced a probe Thursday into efforts by the retail industry to stop shoppers using websites outside their own countries, in the latest step towards a single digital market across the EU. EU Competition Commissioner Margarethe Vestager said she
Yahoo! News | Mar 26, 2015 3:54 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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EU deal on reforms, loans next week: Greek minister Greece's economy minister on Thursday said the country would next week reach a long-awaited accord with its creditors providing funds vital to avert a state default. "I think at the beginning of next week we will have a deal, both over the refor
Yahoo! News | Mar 26, 2015 3:46 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
German economic advisors hike 2015 growth forecast to 1.8 percent BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany's panel of economic advisors raised their annual growth forecast for the German economy on Thursday to 1.8 percent for this year from its previous estimate of 1.0 percent, citing cheaper oil and a weaker euro.
Yahoo! News | Mar 26, 2015 3:32 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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South Africa's central bank leaves repo rate steady at 5.75 pct South Africa's Reserve Bank left interest rates unchanged at 5.75 percent as expected on Thursday, balancing concerns about a deterioration in the inflation outlook with those over weak economic growth. The bank has kept its benchmark rate at 5.75 pe
Yahoo! News | Mar 26, 2015 3:23 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend