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EU climate deal a win for efficient companies: Austria VIENNA (Reuters) - The European Union's new deal on carbon emissions marks a victory for companies such as steel group Voestalpine which have already embraced environmentally sensitive practices, Austria's economy minister said. European Union leaders str
Yahoo! News | Oct 24, 2014 07:40 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Survey: German consumer confidence stabilizes BERLIN (AP) A survey finds that a downward trend in German consumer confidence has come to an end, despite cooler growth prospects for Europe's biggest economy.
Yahoo! News | Oct 24, 2014 06:48 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Britain slams EU budget demand British Prime Minister David Cameron has challenged a demand from the European Union for an additional 2.1-billion-euro payment into the EU budget in the coming weeks following a revision of economic statistics. A British spokesman at an EU summit in Brus
Yahoo! News | Oct 24, 2014 02:13 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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EU strikes compromise to set new climate target By Barbara Lewis and Alastair Macdonald BRUSSELS (Reuters) - European Union leaders struck a deal on a new target to cut carbon emissions out to 2030, calling it a new global standard but leaving critics warning that compromises had undermined the fight a
Yahoo! News | Oct 24, 2014 02:09 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
South Korea economy grows 0.9% in Q3: central bank South Korea's economic growth picked up in the third quarter on revived consumer spending and a government stimulus package, the Bank of Korea said Friday. Gross domestic product rose a seasonally adjusted 0.9 percent from the April June-period, whic
Yahoo! News | Oct 24, 2014 02:03 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Ukraine economic revival hangs on parliament vote Ukraine's floundering economy needed $27 billion in global assistance when Petro Poroshenko won the presidency in May with a mandate to scrape out embedded corruption and slash reams of red tape. The battle-scarred leader faces Sunday's general
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Brazil poll winner must overhaul economy: analysts Braslia (AFP) - Regardless of whether incumbent Dilma Rousseff or challenger Aecio Neves wins Sunday's Brazilian presidential election run-off, this Latin American powerhouse needs an economic overhaul, analysts say. Memories of growth racing ahead 7
Yahoo! News | Oct 23, 2014 8:02 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Italy angers EU in budget battle European Commission head Jose Manuel Barroso sharply criticised Italy on Thursday for publishing a letter from the EU requesting clarifications on Rome's rule-breaking budget. Hours before an EU summit, the Italian finance ministry released a letter
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Oil rebounds on German, Chinese data; Saudi cutback news Oil prices rebounded Thursday from a two-year low in New York on encouraging Chinese and German economic data and reports of Saudi Arabia cutbacks. US benchmark West Texas Intermediate for December delivery advanced $1.57 to close at $82.09 a barrel on th
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Economic bounce, tough campaign point to Rousseff win in Brazil By Brian Winter MATEUS LEME Brazil (Reuters) - President Dilma Rousseff looks positioned to narrowly win a second term on Sunday thanks to a slight rebound in the economy and her success in portraying her rival as an elitist who would take Brazil back to
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