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TSX gains muted by energy stocks; banks, miners shine By Alastair Sharp TORONTO (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index rose on Monday, but by less than its U.S. peers, as investors bet on rate hikes sooner south of the border and lower oil prices weighed on the commodity-rich TSX. Financial stocks were a
Yahoo! News | Aug 29, 2016 9:07 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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European experts float post-Brexit 'partnership' with Britain A senior German lawmaker, an adviser to the French prime minister and a former deputy head of the Bank of England have proposed that a post-Brexit Britain form a new "continental partnership" with the EU. In a paper published on Monday by the Br
Yahoo! News | Aug 29, 2016 7:52 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
New York Yankees baseball team to refinance $1 billion of stadium debt Yankee Stadium LLC would save money in the current low-interest rate environment by refinancing about $1.2 billion of old outstanding debt issued in 2006 and 2009, when the stadium opened. The stadium refinancing was contained in a notice of a Sept. 15 pu
Yahoo! News | Aug 29, 2016 7:30 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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U.S. assets gain, European shares dip on Fed rate hike bets By Sam Forgione NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. stock markets and the dollar climbed on Monday while European share markets fell, following comments by top Federal Reserve officials that bolstered expectations for an interest rate hike by the U.S. central bank
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Germany wants Facebook to take initiative in fight against online hate By Thorsten Severin BERLIN (Reuters) - The German government wants Facebook to be more proactive in monitoring and, if necessary, removing forbidden as well as offensive content from its social network platform. Interior Minister Thomas de Maiziere visite
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EU insists 'ball still rolling' on US trade deal The European Commission Monday insisted talks on a huge US free trade agreement were on track, rejecting German claims that irreconcilable differences had left the deal dead in the water. The Commission is making steady progress," Commission spokesma
Yahoo! News | Aug 29, 2016 3:39 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Less haze this year, Indonesia promises By Fergus Jensen JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesia's Disaster Agency said it is confident the country's forest fires and haze of toxic smoke they send over Southeast Asia are unlikely to reach levels seen in 2015 because of favorable weather conditi
Yahoo! News | Aug 29, 2016 3:29 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Battered Greek economy expands mildly in April-June Greece's battered economy expanded by a quarterly rate of 0.2 percent in the April-June period, despite a small decline in consumer spending and exports. The figure released by the country's statistical ...
Yahoo! News | Aug 29, 2016 2:53 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Aeroflot flies back into black Russia's flagship carrier Aeroflot said Monday it had piloted a return to profit after reining in its costs and enjoyed an ascent in passenger numbers among its company airlines. Russia's aviation industry has struggled in the face of the countr
Yahoo! News | Aug 29, 2016 2:24 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Greek economy grows in second quarter but strong rebound elusive By George Georgiopoulos ATHENS (Reuters) - Greece's economy grew modestly in the second quarter but weak demand and scant investment mean a strong rebound after years of recession remains elusive a year after the country nearly crashed out of the eur
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