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German foreign minister says Iran nuclear deal still an open question It is still unclear whether all parties pushing for final deal on Iran's nuclear program have the courage to reach that goal, Germany's foreign minister told journalists on Thursday. Iran is in talks with the United States and five other big powers, Brita
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Sweden cuts key interest rate to record low -0.35% Sweden's central bank on Thursday cut its repo rate by 10 basis points to a record low -0.35 percent, to avoid a strengthening of the krona amid the Greek crisis. "Inflation is rising and economic activity in Sweden is continuing to strengthen.
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Iran talks are not near breakthrough yet, Britain's Hammond By Parisa Hafezi and Arshad Mohammed VIENNA (Reuters) - Nuclear talks between Iran and six major powers are not near a breakthrough yet and foreign ministers will come and go to try to maintain momentum toward a deal, British Foreign Secretary Philip Hamm
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South Africa's rand struggles as strong U.S. data buoys dollar South Africa's rand was still on the back foot against the dollar on Thursday after losses overnight, responding to strong U.S. data that kept alive expectations of a rate hike by the Federal Reserve this year. In contrast, local data showing a contr
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Nigerian president advised to merge airlines to form national carrier By Felix Onuah ABUJA (Reuters) - Nigeria should merge its debt-laden airlines and create a national carrier in partnership with a global airline to boost revenue and create jobs, a ruling party strategy report seen by Reuters on Wednesday shows. Muhammadu
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Asia markets climb on Greece hopes, Shanghai sinks again Asian markets tracked global stocks higher Thursday on hopes for a deal to keep Greece in the eurozone as the country prepares for a crucial weekend referendum, but Shanghai tumbled again despite authorities relaxing trading rules to temper recent volatil
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Puerto Rico Says With Restructuring It Can Pay Off Debts NPR's Rachel Martin speaks with Luis Vega Ramos, representative of Puerto Rico, about the commonwealth's debt deadline Wednesday. The governor says the island's $73 billion debt is unpayable.
NPR.org | Jul 1, 2015 10:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Greece Moves Forward With Referendum On Proposed Bailout The Greek government's latest attempt to reopen talks with the EU seems to have fallen on deaf ears, while Greeks seem even more confused about what they will be voting for in Sunday's referendum.
NPR.org | Jul 1, 2015 9:26 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
How Mississippi Defaulted On $7 Million Worth Of Bonds In 1841 NPR's Robert Siegel speaks with Clifford Thies, a professor of economics and finance at Shenandoah University, about Mississippi's unpaid bonds from the 1840s and collecting on old state-owed debt.
NPR.org | Jul 1, 2015 9:26 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Germans Express 'Frustration' With Greece For Stalling Bailout Deal NPR's Robert Siegel speaks with German journalist Roman Pletter, economics and business editor with Die Zeit newspaper, about the German leadership and perspective on the Greek crisis.
NPR.org | Jul 1, 2015 9:23 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend