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BHP unveils plans to reduce costs

Mining giant BHP Billiton has outlined plans to cut costs further amid falling commodity prices.

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Most Asian markets higher

Asian share markets were broadly higher on Monday as the prospect of further policy stimulus in China and Europe whetted risk appetites while sending the euro s... Read Story

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Bank ‘probes money-market rigging’

The Bank of England has opened a formal investigation into the possible manipulation of money-market auctions.

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Greek recovery hampered by exports
November 19 2014 at 17:50

The Greek economy may be basking in the glow of a record summer tourism season, but it is just one bright spot in a fragile recovery overshadowed by weak exports, economists say.

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US dollar hits seven-year high against yen
November 19 2014 at 17:09

The dollar hit a seven-year high against the yen ahead of minutes from the US Federal Reserve's latest policy meeting, as investors bet on an increasingly divergent outlook for the world's major economies.

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Rouble inches lower as oil falls
November 19 2014 at 17:04

The rouble inched lower and Russian bond yields touched new five-year highs as Moscow prepared for its first debt auction since October, while a firmer dollar also took a toll on most other emerging currencies.

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UK's FTSE under pressure
November 19 2014 at 16:41

Britain's main equity index snapped a four-day winning streak as heavyweight mining stocks were hit by a fall in iron ore prices and disappointing trading updates from Royal Mail and testing firm Intertek.

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European shares climb to seven-week high
November 19 2014 at 16:36

The pan-European FTSEurofirst 300 share index climbed to a seven-week high and Switzerland's SMI equity index hit the 9 000 mark for the first time since late 2007.

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Bank of England divided on rate hike
November 19 2014 at 16:31

Divisions remain at the Bank of England on whether to raise interest rates, with policymakers voting 7-2 at their last meeting to keeping the main rate at a record low 0.5 percent.

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Burger King cancels 89 German franchises
November 19 2014 at 16:26

The global hamburger chain Burger King said that it has cancelled the franchises at 89 of its 700 German restaurants after negative publicity about low pay for the staff.

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US futures little changed ahead of data
November 19 2014 at 16:20

US stock index futures were little changed following record closing highs for both the Dow and S&P 500.

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Historic McDonald's re-opens in Moscow
November 19 2014 at 16:06

McDonald's re-opened its flagship restaurant in central Moscow, after authorities lifted a three-month closure.

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China’s top five overseas investment deals
November 19 2014 at 15:38

China's economic boom and ballooning foreign exchange reserves are lofting the once poverty-stricken country into a net investor scouring the globe for resources and technology to power its growth.

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