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European stocks slide at open London (AFP) - Europe's main stock markets slid at the start of trading on Thursday following losses in Asia and on Wall Street in the wake of poorly-received US economic data.
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Greece optimistic on deal with euro zone next week Greece is optimistic about reaching a deal on economic reforms with its euro zone peers early next week, unblocking urgently needed funding, its economy minister said on Thursday. After talks with EU leaders including German Chancellor Angela Merkel in th
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Thais smile through gritted teeth for China's tourists Public outrage forced the Thai government to issue thousands of Chinese-language etiquette manuals last month in an effort to ensure sightseers behave themselves. Feathers were ruffled anew in March when a Thai model posted a video on Facebook accusing Ch
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Central Africa's cuts 2015 GDP forecast, holds rate YAOUNDE (Reuters) - The governor of the central bank of the six-nation Central African CEMAC zone on Wednesday trimmed its 2015 economic growth forecast to 4.2 percent from 5 percent. Lucas Abaga Nchama, governor of the regional bank, known as BEAC, kept
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Asia stocks down on weak data, Wall Street dive Asian stock markets mostly fell Thursday, battered by weak U.S. economic data, tensions in the Middle East and Wall Street's retreat from near record highs.
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Asian markets follow Wall St, lower after US data Asian markets wound back on Thursday, in line with a hefty sell-off on Wall Street, after surprisingly weak US data hinted at ongoing weakness in the world's number one economy. West Texas Intermediate was up 43 cents at $49.64 and Brent advanced 53
Yahoo! News | Mar 26, 2015 03:06 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Greek central bank head says Grexit not an option The governor of the Greek central bank ruled out the country's exit from the eurozone on Wednesday, and said that Athens was close to reaching a deal on its bailout. It is not going to happen," Yannis Stournaras told an event in London. The cent
Yahoo! News | Mar 25, 2015 9:06 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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IMF warns Ireland to maintain fiscal path The International Monetary Fund on Wednesday warned Ireland against a giveaway budget ahead of next year's general election but backed calls for greater spending flexibility from the European Commission. "Ireland's recovery is off to a good
Yahoo! News | Mar 25, 2015 7:54 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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EU unveils ambitious overhaul of digital economy The EU unveiled an ambitious plan to overhaul Europe's fragmented digital landscape on Wednesday that would allow Europeans traveling in other bloc countries to get their Netflix film fix or watch BBC iPlayer even when abroad. Europe is the world
Yahoo! News | Mar 25, 2015 7:23 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Moody's upgrades Pakistan bond rating Moody's upgraded Pakistan's dollar bonds rating one notch from stable to positive on Wednesday on the back of the country's improving macroeconomic indicators. The financial ratings firm said its decision came in view of Pakistan's str
Yahoo! News | Mar 25, 2015 4:37 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend