Equities were flat while major currencies and commodities traded within recent ranges.
Cyprus is fully committed to implementing an EU/IMF bailout that saved the island nation from bankruptcy.
Two South Africans in the employ of defence equipment manufacturer Denel were killed in an explosion in Somalia.
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Switzerland's lower house of parliament refused to address a bill aimed at ending a long-running US tax probe.
Yahoo said US law enforcement agencies made between 12,000 and 13,000 requests for data in the last six months.
The euro zone came under pressure from other rich economies to press on with a banking union and Japan was urged to follow up on massive central bank stimulus with structural reforms and measures to tackle its budget defic...
Copper dipped for a second day as investors waited for Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke to clarify the US central bank's plans.
Chinese telecoms giant Huawei will launch a new smartphone to better compete with high-end rivals like Apple and Samsung.
Hong Kong shares ended little changed after two days of gains.
The dollar edged up as investors await the outcome of a US Federal Reserve meeting.
Britain's benchmark equity index edged lower, as persistent worries about a trimming of US economic stimulus measures dented sentiment.
European shares edged lower, led by Denmark's Danske Bank on capital concerns.
Shares were mixed in Asia as investors watched for signs of a possible change in US stimulus efforts by the Federal Reserve.
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