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China's manufacturing measure shows contraction for February BEIJING (AP) An index that measures China's manufacturing activity went up slightly in February but still showed contraction amid China's economy slowdown, according to official data released Sunday.
Yahoo! News | Mar 1, 2015 03:58 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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China manufacturing shrinks again in February: govt China's manufacturing activity contracted for the second straight month in February, the government said on Sunday, a day after the central bank announced an interest rate cut to help stem a slump in the world's second-largest economy. The offic
Yahoo! News | Mar 1, 2015 03:33 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Obama to veto bill letting Congress weigh in on Iran deal By Julia Edwards WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama would veto a bill recently introduced in the U.S. Senate allowing Congress to weigh in on any deal the United States and other negotiating countries reach with Iran on its nuclear capabilities
Yahoo! News | Mar 1, 2015 01:51 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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China to cut interest rates by 0.25%: central bank China's central bank on Saturday announced that it will cut the benchmark deposit and loan interest rates by 25 basis points, as authorities seek to prop up flagging growth in the world's second-largest economy.
Yahoo! News | Feb 28, 2015 10:09 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Pope Francis attacks 'throw-away' economic globalization By James Mackenzie ROME (Reuters) - Pope Francis launched a fresh attack on economic injustice on Saturday, condemning the "throw-away culture" of globalization and calling for new ways of thinking about poverty, welfare, employment and society.
Yahoo! News | Feb 28, 2015 2:25 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
China's central bank cuts rates again to boost economy BEIJING (AP) China on Saturday cut interest rates for the second time in three months, adding to signs that Chinese leaders are worried that the economic slowdown is deepening too sharply.
Yahoo! News | Feb 28, 2015 11:04 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Ukraine's military reports significant fall in fighting Ukraine's military said on Saturday there had been a significant decrease in attacks by pro-Russian separatists in the east overnight, but said rebels had fired GRAD missiles at the town of Avdiivka despite a two-week-old ceasefire deal. On Friday, U
Yahoo! News | Feb 28, 2015 09:38 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Angola's central bank leaves key interest rate unchanged at 9.0 pct JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Angola's central bank left its benchmark lending rate unchanged at 9.0 percent on Friday, saying this was the appropriate measure to maintain price stability, and taking into account the economic outlook. The Bank of Angola has ke
Yahoo! News | Feb 28, 2015 08:06 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Iran nuclear talks advancing, no deal likely next week: U.S. official By Arshad Mohammed WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Talks on curbing Irans nuclear program have made substantial progress, a senior U.S. official said on Friday as the White House braced for an onslaught of criticism next week from Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin N
Yahoo! News | Feb 28, 2015 12:55 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
U.S. bill links Hong Kong economic privileges to autonomy A bipartisan group of U.S. legislators reintroduced a bill on Friday aimed at putting pressure on China to ensure autonomy and human rights in Hong Kong. The Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act would update a 1992 law that has afforded Hong Kong trad
Yahoo! News | Feb 27, 2015 11:50 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend