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    Greece, euro zone fail to agree on debt
    Feb12

    Greece, euro zone fail to agree on debt

    Greece’s new leftist government and its international creditors failed to agree on a way forward after seven hours of talks. ||| Brussels – Greece’s new leftist government and its international creditors failed to agree on a way forward on the country’s unpopular bailout and will try again on Monday, with time running out...

    Fighting in Ukraine ahead of talks
    Feb11

    Fighting in Ukraine ahead of talks

    Shelling rocked a bus station in Donetsk as fighting continued to rage in eastern Ukraine ahead of crucial peace talks. ||| Donetsk – Shelling rocked a bus station in the rebel stronghold of Donetsk on Wednesday as fighting continued to rage in eastern Ukraine ahead of crucial peace talks later in the day.Rebel officials said that five...

    Attacks threaten Ukraine peace talks
    Feb11

    Attacks threaten Ukraine peace talks

    Desperate four-way peace talks in Minsk appeared increasingly doomed to failure after fighting intensified in eastern Ukraine. ||| Kiev – Desperate four-way peace talks planned for Wednesday in Minsk appeared increasingly doomed to failure on Tuesday night after fighting intensified in eastern Ukraine. Early in the morning, reports emerged...

    Wall Street rises on Greek deal hopes
    Feb11

    Wall Street rises on Greek deal hopes

    American stocks rose on Tuesday on hopes that Greek debt negotiations could result in a deal that stabilises Europe. ||| New York – US stocks rose on Tuesday on hopes that Greek debt negotiations could result in a deal that stabilises Europe, while Apple helped lift the S&P 500 and Nasdaq as it became the first US company worth more...

    British shares drift lower as Royal Mail falls
    Feb10

    British shares drift lower as Royal Mail falls

    Britain’s top equity index drifted lower on Tuesday as concerns about Greece and China kept investors on edge. ||| London – Britain’s top equity index drifted lower on Tuesday as concerns about Greece and China kept investors on edge, while a broker downgrade hit Royal Mail. The blue-chip FTSE 100 index fell 0.5 percent to...

    Global investors cozy up to India as Brazil, Russia and China hit hurdles
    Feb10

    Global investors cozy up to India as Brazil, Russia and China hit hurdles

    As Brazil, Russia and China (Bric) hit hurdles, it is the poorest member of Goldman Sachs Group’s emerging market group that is proving to be a darling of global investors. ||| Simon Kennedy and Sandrine Rastello London and MumbaiAS BRAZIL, Russia and China (Bric) hit hurdles, it is the poorest member of Goldman Sachs Group’s emerging...

    Asia slips amid Greek exit worries
    Feb10

    Asia slips amid Greek exit worries

    Asian equities slipped on Tuesday as nervousness over Greece potentially withdrawing from the euro sapped risk appetite. ||| Tokyo – Asian equities slipped on Tuesday as nervousness over Greece potentially withdrawing from the euro and escalating conflict in Ukraine sapped risk appetite, while the dollar lost steam after its...

    Obama still weighing arms for Ukraine
    Feb09

    Obama still weighing arms for Ukraine

    US President Barack Obama makes clear he is some way from a decision on whether to arm Ukraine against Russian-backed rebels. ||| Washington/Donetsk, Ukraine – US President Barack Obama made clear he was some way from a decision on whether to arm Ukraine in its conflict against Russian-backed rebels, saying on Monday he still hoped for a...

    Merkel, Obama to discuss Ukraine conflict
    Feb09

    Merkel, Obama to discuss Ukraine conflict

    Chancellor Angela Merkel arrived in the US for talks with President Barack Obama expected to be dominated by the conflict in Ukraine. ||| Berlin – Chancellor Angela Merkel arrived on Sunday in Washington for talks at the White House with President Barack Obama expected to be dominated by the conflict in Ukraine.Merkel is sure to express her...

    Tough task for central bankers, ministers
    Feb09

    Tough task for central bankers, ministers

    Finance ministers and central bankers face a tough task co-ordinating action to spur global growth at G20 meetings this week, with major economies running at different speeds and monetary policies diverging. ||| Nick Tattersall IstanbulFINANCE ministers and central bankers face a tough task co-ordinating action to spur global growth at Group of...

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