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  • European stocks fell in early trading on Tuesday, although losses were a lot less pronounced than they had been in the previous session, while the euro slipped against the dollar, with Greece just hours ...

  • Ask an expert: Motorists now need to obtain a code to hire a vehicle, but is it true that the driving licence don't apply outside Europe?

  • A woman fuels her car at a petrol station in London

    Crude futures hit three-week lows on Monday as Greece shut its banks and imposed capital controls, causing widespread risk aversion, while Iran looked likely to extend nuclear negotiations with the West to export more of its oil into an oversupplied market. While the trading week will be shortened by Friday's U.S. Independence …

  • Asia markets rebound, Shanghai surges after 10% swing

    Shanghai closed 5.53 percent higher -- its best daily gain in six years -- adding 224.19 points to 4,277.22

  • Brent crude futures were down 3 cents at $61.98 a barrel at 0624 GMT, after falling to $62.01 on Monday, their weakest finish since April 15. "Greece is still the word," said Ben Le Brun, market analyst at OptionsXpress in Sydney. Investors are also looking at the U.S. government's June payrolls report on Thursday and …

  • European stocks fall again on Greece crisis, Asia rebounds Associated Press - 1 hour 11 minutes ago
    European stocks fall again on Greece crisis, Asia rebounds

    Asian stock markets bounced back Tuesday, recouping some of the previous day's sharp fall, but European indexes widened their losses as investors fretted the debt crisis in Greece could spread to other ...

  • HSBC Holdings plc (LON: HSBA) has a large exposure to the Greek banking system.

  • Malaysia's Felda Global Ventures Holdings Bhd defended its planned $680 million purchase of a 37 percent stake in Indonesia's PT Eagle High Plantations, saying it was not overpaying and would not be taking on too much debt. Shares in Felda, the world's third-largest palm plantation operator, have fallen 11 percent to …

  • Asia markets rebound, Shanghai surges after 10% swing

    Shanghai continues to face heavy selling pressure, dropping 5% after plunging more than 20% from a June 12 peak

  • A worker works on a Samsung outdoor advertisement installed atop an office building in central Seoul

    Locked in a battle with an activist U.S. hedge fund, the Samsung Group's de facto holding company sought to win support for a proposed $8 billion merger with a sister firm by pledging to bolster post-deal shareholder returns. Cheil Industries said on Tuesday that the company formed on completion of its all-stock takeover …

  • Locked in a battle with an activist U.S. hedge fund, the Samsung Group's [SAGR.UL] de facto holding company sought to win support for a proposed $8 billion merger with a sister firm by pledging to bolster post-deal shareholder returns. Cheil Industries said on Tuesday that the company formed on completion of its all-stock …

  • Malaysia's Felda Global Ventures Holdings Bhd said it plans to rely mostly on debt to fund its $680 million purchase of a 37 percent stake in Indonesia's PT Eagle High Plantations, adding that its debt-to-equity ratio would remain at a reasonable level. If you're doing business you make sure you take it at the cheapest …

  • Was the 82 year-old actress's £1,400 premium hike due just to her age - or are insurers up to something else altogether?

  • A man is seen near cyber code and the U.S. National Security Agency logo in this photo illustration taken in Sarajevo

    The U.S. National Security Agency wiretapped the communications of two successive French finance ministers and collected information on French export contracts, trade and budget talks, according to a report by WikiLeaks. The transparency website said the ministers targeted were Francois Baroin and Pierre Moscovici, who …

  • NBC, Televisa latest to dump Trump over Mexican immigrant comments

    Donald Trump announces his bid for the presidency in the 2016 race during an event at the Trump Tower on Fifth Avenue in New York on June 16, 2015

  • Asia markets rebound, Shanghai surges after 10% swing

    Shanghai continues to face heavy selling pressure, dropping 5% after plunging more than 20% from a June 12 peak

  • Woman stands in front of display showing market indices at Tokyo Stock Exchange in Tokyo

    Asian shares rose on Tuesday after Chinese stocks broke a punishing three-day losing streak, but gains were capped by fears they could go into freefall again and as investors nervously awaited further developments in the deepening euro zone crisis. With a Greek debt default feared within hours and wild volatility in China, …

  • Game-changer: Vegas moves toward arcade-style video gambling

    Bragging rights are usually the only reward at the end of a well-played video game. But what if high scores came with cash, too? Nevada is on the cusp of what could be a casino revolution, drawing up plans ...

  • Swedish woman gets $18M in sex harassment suit against boss

    A young Swedish woman who sued her former Wall Street executive boss over lurid allegations of sexual conquest, betrayal and stalking was awarded $18 million by a federal jury Monday. Hanna Bouveng, 25, ...

  • Chinese media see international bank as diplomatic coup

    Chinese President Xi Jinping (front C) poses for a group photo with the delegates attending the signing ceremony for the Articles of Agreement of the AIIB at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on ...

  • Here are a few lessons from outgoing Caesars Entertainment CEO Gary Loveman, a former Harvard Business School professor.

  • Stocks are expected to slide again from the open thanks to the additional uncertainty generated by Greece's referendum on its creditors' latest proposals. The vote is due on July 5.

  • LONDON/HONG KONG (Reuters) - Money raised in global equity capital markets rose in the first half of the year to top $500 billion, but bankers' fees fell as secondary share sales supplanted lucrative stock market listings as the dominant deals. The rise in secondary sales was partly down to private equity funds taking …

  • Australia lowers iron ore price forecast as China outlook softens

    Iron ore is transported at a port in Rizhao, east China's Shandong province on March 4, 2015

  • Tsipras defiant as banks shut, markets rocked Associated Press - 4 hours ago
    The Latest: Markets edgy as Greek IMF payment looms

    Anxious pensioners swarmed closed bank branches Monday and long lines snaked outside ATMs as Greeks endured the first day of serious controls on their daily economic lives ahead of a referendum that could ...

  • Greece, at pains to protect one of the economy's only bright spots, rushed on Monday to assure tourists that their holidays would be untouched by the restrictions imposed to protect the tottering banking system. The government on Sunday ordered banks to close for a week and imposed capital controls as it lurched towards …

  • At London offices of Alpha Bank and the National Bank of Greece, both based in the city’s central financial district, the opposite is true. Alpha Bank’s London cashier manned an empty desk on Monday. At the National Bank of Greece’s London branch, the reception was vacant save for a glass case holding a selection of company …

  • IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde arrives at a Eurozone finance ministers emergency meeting on the situation in Greece in Brussels

    As French Finance Minister in 2010, Christine Lagarde opposed the involvement of the International Monetary Fund in Greece. Now as the country stands on the edge of defaulting on a 1.6 billion euro ($1.8 billion) payment to the Fund, Lagarde's tenure at the head of the IMF since 2011 will be shaped by Greece, which holds …

  • SINGAPORE/HONG KONG (Reuters) - The volume of Asia ex-Japan mergers and acquisitions surged to a record $640 billion in the first half, preliminary data released by Thomson Reuters showed, driven by the deal-making spree of Hong Kong tycoon Li Ka-shing. Bankers said a spate of potential consumer retail deals and the delisting …

  • Qatar's troubled 'kafala' system proves hard to change

    Foreign workers have lunch at the cafeteria of the new labour city in Doha, on May 3, 2015, which is currently housing some 16,000 workers

  • A person walks by a Sprint store in Pasadena

    Sprint Corp said on Tuesday it will offer an $80 a month cellular phone plan, including both service and smartphone device fees, hoping to draw users who dislike complex price plans and hidden costs. The "All-in" plan will offer unlimited talk, text and data at $60, plus $20 to lease phones such as the iPhone 6 and Samsung's …

  • Shadow is cast near Qualcomm logo at the 2015 Computex exhibition in Taipei,

    SEOUL (Reuters) - U.S. chipmaker Qualcomm Inc has no plans to spin off its chips business at present, Executive Chairman Paul Jacobs said on Tuesday, despite recent investor pressure to do so amid intensifying ...

  • Asia markets rebound, Shanghai surges after 10% swing

    Shanghai continues to face heavy selling pressure, dropping 5% after plunging more than 20% from a June 12 peak

  • An unmanned SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launches from Cape Canaveral

    SpaceX on Monday was searching for what destroyed its Falcon 9 rocket after liftoff over the weekend, leaving customers still loyal but unsure when their satellites might fly. The privately-held company, owned and operated by technology entrepreneur Elon Musk, has flown 18 successful missions with the Falcon 9 before Sunday’s …

  • NBC to Donald Trump: You're fired; Televisa drops pageant

    NBC said Monday that it is ending its business relationship with mogul and GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump because of comments he made about Mexican immigrants during the announcement of his campaign. ...

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