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US stock surge as investors buy the dip

US equities enjoyed their best week in months as buying fever returned to the market following a month-long swoon on solid earnings.

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Dollar dips ahead of Fed meeting

The dollar weakened against other major currencies in cautious trade ahead of next week's Federal Reserve monetary policy meeting.

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ECB's Draghi issues crisis warning

France and Italy renewed their commitment to reform their economies.

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Asian shares shine on US tech results
October 22 2014 at 06:27

Asian shares were on track for solid gains on Wednesday after Wall Street's strong performance on upbeat results from two technology firms.

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Wall Street gains on Apple
October 21 2014 at 16:55

US stocks rose, with the S&P 500 on track for a fourth straight session of gains as Apple and Texas Instruments rallied after their results.

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China food scandal hurts McDonald's profits
October 21 2014 at 16:52

McDonald's reported a 30 percent fall in quarterly profit due to a food scandal in China and tough competition in the United States.

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Ukraine, Russia, EU to finalise gas deal
October 21 2014 at 14:39

Russia and Ukraine aim to resolve an impasse over natural gas supplies as their energy ministers meet in Brussels.

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IMF urges caution in Africa's Eurobond borrowing spree
October 21 2014 at 14:46

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has warned African countries against rushing to issue Eurobonds, saying they may face exchange rate risks and problems repaying debts.

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Coca-Cola among biggest US movers
October 21 2014 at 14:52

Coca-Cola and Chipotle Mexican Grill were among the most active names of Tuesday's premarket session, with both stocks falling on heavy volume.

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Indian cracker industry fears China
October 21 2014 at 14:59

Workers in India's lucrative firecracker industry say illegal Chinese imports are flooding the market and threatening their jobs.

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HSBC: EU bonus cap 'retrograde' step
October 21 2014 at 15:27

European rules to cap bankers' bonuses at twice fixed pay are “a retrograde step” that could add to difficulty in recruiting staff to the industry, the head of Europe's biggest bank HSBC said.

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Lufthansa pilots threaten more strikes
October 21 2014 at 15:32

Lufthansa pilots threatened to call further strikes this week after the latest stoppage in a dispute over retirement benefits grounded two-thirds of its flights.

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Spain's credit card scandal sparks backlash
October 21 2014 at 15:40

“That kind of thing would have been unthinkable even five years ago.”

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