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Denver Post
Western Union says it can transfer money out of Greece againNEW YORK (AP) — Western Union said Monday that it is now offering money transfe
Western Union says it can transfer money out of Greece again
Denver Post / Posted 3 hours ago
NEW YORK (AP) — Western Union said Monday that it is now offering money transfers out of Greece two months after that service was suspended. Western Union said customers in Greece can use its Paylink agent to send as much as 500 euros a month ($559)... Read more
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Denver Post
Western Union restarts outbound money transfers from GreeceWestern Union said Monday it has restarted outbound money transfers from Greece
Western Union restarts outbound money transfers from Greece
Denver Post / Posted 4 hours ago
Western Union said Monday it has restarted outbound money transfers from Greece to more than 200 countries and territories, although caps remain on how much customers can send out of the country. The Greek government is imposing a limit of 500 Euro,... Read more
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Finextra
Western Union reactivates outbound transfer services from GreeceA €500 per month per customer cap and monthly Agent limits will apply, imposed
Western Union reactivates outbound transfer services from Greece
Finextra / Posted 9 hours ago
A €500 per month per customer cap and monthly Agent limits will apply, imposed by the Government. The restoration of this service follows the implementation of a new legal act by the Greek Government, which has allowed a number of money transfer... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Greece - Now What For those of you who like fast-forwarding to the end of the film, here it is:
Greece - Now What
Zero Hedge / Posted 2 days ago
For those of you who like fast-forwarding to the end of the film, here it is: Grexit was never on the cards. Even less so after the recent European Summit decisions and the Greek bank recap recently put in motion. This is mainly... Read more
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Times of Malta
‘Bad bank’ path worn by Ireland and Spain looks steep for GreeceGreece is under growing pressure to take care of banks’ problem loans so they a
‘Bad bank’ path worn by Ireland and Spain looks steep for Greece
Times of Malta / Posted 2 days ago
Greece is under growing pressure to take care of banks’ problem loans so they are free to lend again, but the depth and complexity of its crisis will make it tough to replicate the comprehensive “bad bank” models set up in Ireland and... Read more
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Naked Capitalism
More on Why Bank IT and Payment Systems MatterAlthough more and more readers are coming around to our point of view on how mu
More on Why Bank IT and Payment Systems Matter
Naked Capitalism / Posted 3 days ago
Although more and more readers are coming around to our point of view on how much bank IT and payment systems issues need to be seen as a first-order issue to be addressed in considering a Grexit, we still encounter a considerable minority of readers... Read more
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Reuters UK Edition
Greek far-left leader gives up coalition bid, election nearGreek outgoing Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras arrives at his office at Maximos M
Greek far-left leader gives up coalition bid, election near
Reuters UK Edition / Posted 4 days ago
Greek outgoing Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras arrives at his office at Maximos Mansion in Athens, Greece, August 27, 2015. People make their way next to Greek national flags and a European Union flag in Athens, August 27, 2015. A man walks past the... Read more
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Reuters UK Edition
'Bad bank' path worn by Ireland and Spain looks steep for GreeceGreek flags are displayed for sale for one Euro at a shop in central in Athens,
'Bad bank' path worn by Ireland and Spain looks steep for Greece
Reuters UK Edition / Posted 5 days ago
Greek flags are displayed for sale for one Euro at a shop in central in Athens, Greece July 26, 2015.Greek banks are set to keep broad cash controls in place for months, until fresh money arrives from Europe and with it a sweeping restructuring,... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
'Bad bank' path worn by Ireland and Spain looks steep for GreeceLONDON: Greece is under growing pressure to take care of banks' problem loans s
'Bad bank' path worn by Ireland and Spain looks steep for Greece
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 5 days ago
LONDON: Greece is under growing pressure to take care of banks' problem loans so they are free to lend again, but the depth and complexity of its crisis will make it tough to replicate the comprehensive "bad bank" models set up in Ireland and... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Greece PM Alexis Tsipras calls snap election, default avoided after ECB paymentGreek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has asked for the earliest possible electio
Greece PM Alexis Tsipras calls snap election, default avoided after ECB payment
Brisbane Times / Posted 11 days ago
Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has asked for the earliest possible election time. Photo: Reuters Greece narrowly avoided defaulting on its debt Thursday, making a crucial payment to the European Central Bank after receiving billions of euros in... Read more
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WA Today
Greece PM Alexis Tsipras calls snap election, default avoided after ECB paymentGreek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has asked for the earliest possible electio
Greece PM Alexis Tsipras calls snap election, default avoided after ECB payment
WA Today / Posted 11 days ago
Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has asked for the earliest possible election time. Photo: Reuters Greece narrowly avoided defaulting on its debt Thursday, making a crucial payment to the European Central Bank after receiving billions of euros in... Read more
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The Age
Greece PM Alexis Tsipras calls snap election, default avoided after ECB paymentGreek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has asked for the earliest possible electio
Greece PM Alexis Tsipras calls snap election, default avoided after ECB payment
The Age / Posted 11 days ago
Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has asked for the earliest possible election time. Photo: Reuters Greece narrowly avoided defaulting on its debt Thursday, making a crucial payment to the European Central Bank after receiving billions of euros in... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Greece PM Alexis Tsipras calls snap election, default avoided after ECB paymentGreek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has asked for the earliest possible electio
Greece PM Alexis Tsipras calls snap election, default avoided after ECB payment
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 11 days ago
Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has asked for the earliest possible election time. Photo: Reuters Greece narrowly avoided defaulting on its debt Thursday, making a crucial payment to the European Central Bank after receiving billions of euros in... Read more
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Canberra Times
Greece PM Alexis Tsipras calls snap election, default avoided after ECB paymentGreek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has asked for the earliest possible electio
Greece PM Alexis Tsipras calls snap election, default avoided after ECB payment
Canberra Times / Posted 11 days ago
Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has asked for the earliest possible election time. Photo: Reuters Greece narrowly avoided defaulting on its debt Thursday, making a crucial payment to the European Central Bank after receiving billions of euros in... Read more
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New Kerala
Greek bailout tranche disbursed on time The first tranche of Greece's new bailout programme -- the third in five year
Greek bailout tranche disbursed on time
New Kerala / Posted 11 days ago
The first tranche of Greece's new bailout programme -- the third in five years -- was disbursed on Thursday on time allowing Athens to repay its maturing debts to its international creditors, the finance... Read more
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Christian Today
Germany backs Greek bailout as Tsipras considers early pollsGerman Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble addresses a session of the Bundestag
Germany backs Greek bailout as Tsipras considers early polls
Christian Today / Posted 11 days ago
German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble addresses a session of the Bundestag in Berlin, Germany, August 19, 2015, before a vote on Greece's third bailout programme. The German parliament approved a third bailout for Greece on Wednesday after... Read more
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Times of Malta
Germany backs Greek bailout as Tsipras mulls an early electionGerman Chancellor Angela Merkel and members of the lower house of parliament ca
Germany backs Greek bailout as Tsipras mulls an early election
Times of Malta / Posted 11 days ago
German Chancellor Angela Merkel and members of the lower house of parliament cast their votes on Greece's third bailout programme yesterday. Photo: Reuters Germany's parliament approved a third bailout for Greece yesterday after Finance Minister... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Germany backs Greek bailout as Tsipras mulls early pollsBERLIN/ATHENS - The German parliament approved a third bailout for Greece on We
Germany backs Greek bailout as Tsipras mulls early polls
Calgary Sun / Posted 11 days ago
BERLIN/ATHENS - The German parliament approved a third bailout for Greece on Wednesday after Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble said the country should get "a new start," while in Athens the government agonized over whether to call a snap... Read more
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The Star
Germany backs Greek bailout as Tsipras mulls early pollsBERLIN/ATHENS (Reuters) - The German parliament approved a third bailout for Gr
Germany backs Greek bailout as Tsipras mulls early polls
The Star / Posted 12 days ago
BERLIN/ATHENS (Reuters) - The German parliament approved a third bailout for Greece on Wednesday after Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble said the country should get "a new start", while in Athens the government agonised over whether to call a snap... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Deposits trickling, not flooding back into Greek banksATHENS/FRANKFURT: Deposits are trickling back into Greece's banks, banking sour
Deposits trickling, not flooding back into Greek banks
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 12 days ago
ATHENS/FRANKFURT: Deposits are trickling back into Greece's banks, banking sources said, offering some practical justification for a mainly symbolic move by Athens to cut the system's reliance on emergency central bank funding. But there is as yet... Read more
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Swissinfo
Germany backs Greek bailout as Tsipras mulls early pollsBy Paul Carrel and Lefteris Papadimas BERLIN/ATHENS (Reuters) - Germany's parl
Germany backs Greek bailout as Tsipras mulls early polls
Swissinfo / Posted 12 days ago
By Paul Carrel and Lefteris Papadimas BERLIN/ATHENS (Reuters) - Germany's parliament approved a third bailout for Greece on Wednesday after Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble argued the country should get "a new start", while in Athens the... Read more
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Reuters UK Edition
Deposits trickling, not flooding back into Greek banksA woman walks past the headquarters of the Bank of Greece in Athens, Greece, Au
Deposits trickling, not flooding back into Greek banks
Reuters UK Edition / Posted 12 days ago
A woman walks past the headquarters of the Bank of Greece in Athens, Greece, August 19, 2015. ATHENS/FRANKFURT Deposits are trickling back into Greece's banks, banking sources said, offering some practical justification for a mainly symbolic move by... Read more
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Naked Capitalism
Louis Proyect: Once More on IT and a Return to the DrachmaEven though the matter of Greece leaving the Eurozone appears to be resolved fo
Louis Proyect: Once More on IT and a Return to the Drachma
Naked Capitalism / Posted 12 days ago
Even though the matter of Greece leaving the Eurozone appears to be resolved for at least a few years by virtue of Greece having agreed to wear a new, improved version of the austerity hairshirt, the debate over the viability of a Grexit... Read more
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Reuters UK Edition
ECB cuts funding for Greek banks as liquidity improvesATHENS/FRANKFURT The European Central Bank cut emergency liquidity assistance (
ECB cuts funding for Greek banks as liquidity improves
Reuters UK Edition / Posted 12 days ago
ATHENS/FRANKFURT The European Central Bank cut emergency liquidity assistance (ELA) for Greek banks on Tuesday, in line with a request from Athens, several sources said, a positive sign that lenders are stabilising their operations and building cash... Read more
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Reuters UK Edition
German parliament backs third Greek bailout packageGerman Chancellor Angela Merkel talks with Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble
German parliament backs third Greek bailout package
Reuters UK Edition / Posted 12 days ago
German Chancellor Angela Merkel talks with Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble prior to a vote on Greece's third bailout programme during a session of Germany's parliament, the Bundestag, in Berlin, Germany, August 19, 2015. A woman walks past the... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Flat open on China worriesA Chinese investor monitors stock prices at a brokerage house in Beijing. Photo
Flat open on China worries
Brisbane Times / Posted 13 days ago
A Chinese investor monitors stock prices at a brokerage house in Beijing. Photo: AP Local shares are poised to open little changed as concerns about the outlook for China continues to drag on sentiment. What you need2know SPI futures up 12pts at... Read more
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WA Today
Flat open on China worriesA Chinese investor monitors stock prices at a brokerage house in Beijing. Photo
Flat open on China worries
WA Today / Posted 13 days ago
A Chinese investor monitors stock prices at a brokerage house in Beijing. Photo: AP Local shares are poised to open little changed as concerns about the outlook for China continues to drag on sentiment. What you need2know SPI futures up 12pts at... Read more
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The Age
Flat open on China worriesA Chinese investor monitors stock prices at a brokerage house in Beijing. Photo
Flat open on China worries
The Age / Posted 13 days ago
A Chinese investor monitors stock prices at a brokerage house in Beijing. Photo: AP Local shares are poised to open little changed as concerns about the outlook for China continues to drag on sentiment. What you need2know SPI futures up 12pts at... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Flat open on China worriesA Chinese investor monitors stock prices at a brokerage house in Beijing. Photo
Flat open on China worries
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 13 days ago
A Chinese investor monitors stock prices at a brokerage house in Beijing. Photo: AP Local shares are poised to open little changed as concerns about the outlook for China continues to drag on sentiment. What you need2know SPI futures up 12pts at... Read more
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Canberra Times
Flat open on China worriesA Chinese investor monitors stock prices at a brokerage house in Beijing. Photo
Flat open on China worries
Canberra Times / Posted 13 days ago
A Chinese investor monitors stock prices at a brokerage house in Beijing. Photo: AP Local shares are poised to open little changed as concerns about the outlook for China continues to drag on sentiment. What you need2know SPI futures up 12pts at... Read more
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The Age
ECB cuts maximum level of emergency aid available to Greek banksThe ECB's Governing Council decided to cut the ceiling on Emergency Liquidity A
ECB cuts maximum level of emergency aid available to Greek banks
The Age / Posted 13 days ago
The ECB's Governing Council decided to cut the ceiling on Emergency Liquidity Assistance provided by the Bank of Greece to €89.7 billion from €90.4 billion. Photo: AP The European Central Bank reduced the maximum level of emergency aid available to... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
ECB cuts maximum level of emergency aid available to Greek banksThe ECB's Governing Council decided to cut the ceiling on Emergency Liquidity A
ECB cuts maximum level of emergency aid available to Greek banks
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 13 days ago
The ECB's Governing Council decided to cut the ceiling on Emergency Liquidity Assistance provided by the Bank of Greece to €89.7 billion from €90.4 billion. Photo: AP The European Central Bank reduced the maximum level of emergency aid available to... Read more
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Canberra Times
ECB cuts maximum level of emergency aid available to Greek banksThe ECB's Governing Council decided to cut the ceiling on Emergency Liquidity A
ECB cuts maximum level of emergency aid available to Greek banks
Canberra Times / Posted 13 days ago
The ECB's Governing Council decided to cut the ceiling on Emergency Liquidity Assistance provided by the Bank of Greece to €89.7 billion from €90.4 billion. Photo: AP The European Central Bank reduced the maximum level of emergency aid available to... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
ECB lowers ELA cap for Greek banks as liquidity conditions improveATHENS: The European Central Bank lowered on Tuesday the ceiling for emergency
ECB lowers ELA cap for Greek banks as liquidity conditions improve
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 13 days ago
ATHENS: The European Central Bank lowered on Tuesday the ceiling for emergency liquidity assistance (ELA) Greek lenders can get from the Greek central bank to 89.7 billion euros from 91 billion euros, a banking source said. "The ELA cap was lowered,... Read more
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Business Standard India
Meet the guy who won on Greek stocksMetLife MFC's Vasileios Antoniadis made money in Greek stocks even as the count
Meet the guy who won on Greek stocks
Business Standard India / Posted 14 days ago
MetLife MFC's Vasileios Antoniadis made money in Greek stocks even as the country's drawn-out bailout talks with creditors roiled markets MetLife MFC's Vasileios Antoniadis made money in Greek stocks even as the... Read more
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The Irish Times
Meet the guy whose bet on Greek stocks paid off MetLife MFC’s Vasileios Antoniadis made money in Greek stocks even as the coun
Meet the guy whose bet on Greek stocks paid off
The Irish Times / Posted 14 days ago
MetLife MFC’s Vasileios Antoniadis made money in Greek stocks even as the country’s drawn-out bailout talks with creditors roiled markets. None of his peers did A closed sign sits on the window of a... Read more
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The Irish Times
Euro zone finance ministers to meet over Greece Deputies in Athens are expected to back the third bailout after long, acrimoni
Euro zone finance ministers to meet over Greece
The Irish Times / Posted 17 days ago
Deputies in Athens are expected to back the third bailout after long, acrimonious debate George Stathakis, Greece’s economy minister, and finance minister Euclid Tsakalotos, await the vote in... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Greece Isn't Fixed... By A Long WayDon’t take my word for it. Here are four opinions that come to the same conclus
Greece Isn't Fixed... By A Long Way
Zero Hedge / Posted 19 days ago
Don’t take my word for it. Here are four opinions that come to the same conclusion; the euronauts are living in cloud cuckoo land. 'It seems to us that the plan rests on initial forecasts for the economy and public finances which are little short of... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Greece faces 2-yr recession: EU Greece faces two years of recession as it implements sharp budget cuts and po
Greece faces 2-yr recession: EU
The Courier Mail / Posted 19 days ago
Greece faces two years of recession as it implements sharp budget cuts and policy overhauls mandated by its €86 billion ($US94.97 billon) international bailout program, European Union officials said on Wednesday. The... Read more
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Zero Hedge
DAX Crashes After Germany Warns Greek Bailout "Insufficient"With the Greek bailout deal now nearly done, all that stands in the way of disb
DAX Crashes After Germany Warns Greek Bailout "Insufficient"
Zero Hedge / Posted 19 days ago
With the Greek bailout deal now nearly done, all that stands in the way of disbursal is the Greek parliamnent and a predictably incalcitrant Germany which, according to Bild (citing EU sources) has now determined that the new bailout plan is... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Greece agrees steps to tackle banks' bad loansATHENS: Greece will take steps to tackle the mountain of bad loans weighing on
Greece agrees steps to tackle banks' bad loans
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 19 days ago
ATHENS: Greece will take steps to tackle the mountain of bad loans weighing on its banks as part of its deal with international creditors, a draft of the agreement obtained by Reuters showed on Wednesday. Under a European Banking Authority... Read more
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Business Spectator
Greece faces 2-yr recessionGreece faces two years of recession as it implements sharp budget cuts and poli
Greece faces 2-yr recession
Business Spectator / Posted 19 days ago
Greece faces two years of recession as it implements sharp budget cuts and policy overhauls mandated by its €86 billion ($US94.97 billon) international bailout program, European Union officials said on Wednesday. The country's economy is expected to... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Creditors eye Greek GDP fall Greece faces two years of recession as it implements sharp budget cuts and po
Creditors eye Greek GDP fall
The Courier Mail / Posted 19 days ago
Greece faces two years of recession as it implements sharp budget cuts and policy overhauls mandated by its €86 billion international bailout program, European Union officials said on Wednesday. The country's economy is... Read more
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Reuters
Greek bank bailout funds depend on business plan, stress testA man stands as he waits outside a National Bank branch to open in Athens, Gree
Greek bank bailout funds depend on business plan, stress test
Reuters / Posted 19 days ago
A man stands as he waits outside a National Bank branch to open in Athens, Greece July 20, 2015. FRANKFURT/BRUSSELS Initial bailout funds for Greek banks will be placed in a special account not on their balance sheets and lenders will receive fresh... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Greek bank bailout funds depend on business plan, stress testFRANKFURT/BRUSSELS: Initial bailout funds for Greek banks will be placed in a s
Greek bank bailout funds depend on business plan, stress test
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 19 days ago
FRANKFURT/BRUSSELS: Initial bailout funds for Greek banks will be placed in a special account not on their balance sheets and lenders will receive fresh equity only after a "stress test" is finished by the end of October, several sources told Reuters... Read more
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Perth Now
Wall Street tumbles 1% at closeDow Jones Newswires with a staff reporter Dow Jones Newswires with a staff rep
Wall Street tumbles 1% at close
Perth Now / Posted 20 days ago
Dow Jones Newswires with a staff reporter Dow Jones Newswires with a staff reporter China's devaluation of its currency jolted global markets Tuesday, hitting stocks and commodities and boosting government bonds, as... Read more
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Business Spectator
Wall Street tumbles 1% at closeChina's devaluation of its currency jolted global markets Tuesday, hitting stoc
Wall Street tumbles 1% at close
Business Spectator / Posted 20 days ago
China's devaluation of its currency jolted global markets Tuesday, hitting stocks and commodities and boosting government bonds, as well as fuelling worry about slowing growth from one of the world's biggest importers of raw materials. At the... Read more
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The Irish Times
Chinese devaluation hurts markets in Europe Move on yuan overnight brings down shares in mining, cars and luxury goods K
Chinese devaluation hurts markets in Europe
The Irish Times / Posted 20 days ago
Move on yuan overnight brings down shares in mining, cars and luxury goods Kingspan was one of the day’s better performers, climbing 1.25 per cent to €23.01 Car makers, miners and luxury goods... Read more
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Business Spectator
Wall Street tumbles on yuan moveChina's devaluation of its currency jolted global markets Tuesday, hitting stoc
Wall Street tumbles on yuan move
Business Spectator / Posted 20 days ago
China's devaluation of its currency jolted global markets Tuesday, hitting stocks and commodities and boosting government bonds, as well as fuelling worry about slowing growth from one of the world's biggest importers of raw materials. At 4.45am... Read more
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The Star
Greek shares rise, bond yields fall as bailout deal reachedLONDON (Reuters) - Greek shares rose on Tuesday after the indebted euro zone co
Greek shares rise, bond yields fall as bailout deal reached
The Star / Posted 20 days ago
LONDON (Reuters) - Greek shares rose on Tuesday after the indebted euro zone country clinched a multi-billion euro bailout agreement with its international lenders. The latest bailout deal for Greece also resulted in the country's sovereign... Read more
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