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Greece crisis dominates G7 finance ministers meeting

    Dresden, Germany---Greece's debt crisis dominated talks of the Grou...

Dollar eases against yen in Asia after rally

Tokyo - The dollar took a breather Friday, after a sharp run-up fuelled by expectations f...

Tokyo stocks up 0.26% by break

Tokyo - Tokyo stocks cast off early losses to rise 0.26 percent Friday morning, extending...

Asia stocks mostly higher, Nikkei rises for 11th day

Hong Kong - Asian markets mostly rose Friday, with Japan's Nikkei up for an eleventh ...

S. Korea industrial output slumps further in April

Seoul - South Korea's industrial output declined for a second straight month in April...

China shares slump 3.83% in morning trade

Shanghai - Chinese shares plunged 3.83 percent on Friday morning, extending its heavy los...

Japan posts lacklustre household spending, inflation

Tokyo - Japanese household spending unexpectedly fell an April while inflation and factor...

Hong Kong stocks open 0.20% lower

Hong Kong - Hong Kong stocks slipped 0.20 percent at the open Friday, in a third day of l...

Tokyo stocks open 0.20% lower after 10-day rally

Tokyo - Tokyo stocks opened 0.20 percent lower on Friday, taking a breather after rising ...

Japan household spending logs surprise drop in April

Tokyo - Japanese household spending logged a surprise drop in April while inflation and f...

Japan household spending logs surprise 1.3% drop in April: govt

Tokyo - Japanese household spending logged a surprise drop in April, falling 1.3 percent ...

Japan consumer inflation up 0.3% on-year in April: govt

Tokyo - Japanese inflation edged up in April, slightly accelerating the pace from the pre...

Nigeria's Akinwumi Adesina voted new Africa bank chief

Abidjan - Nigeria's outgoing agriculture minister Akinwumi Adesina won the vote Thurs...

Former Lehman chief blames crisis on 'perfect storm'

New York - In his first public appearance since 2008, former Lehman Brothers chief Richar...

Canada recall of Takata airbags balloons to 1.5 million

Ottawa - A Canadian recall of defective airbags manufactured by embattled Japanese auto p...

Google unveils Android Pay in fresh challenge to Apple

San Francisco - Google on Thursday unveiled its pay-with-a-phone system for Android devic...

Austria to repatriate large gold reserves from Britain

  Vienna - Austria's central bank announced on Thursday it would repatriate a l...

Eurotunnel halting Channel partnership with MyFerryLink.

  Lille, France - Channel tunnel operator Eurotunnel announced Thursday it will end...

Airbus considering increasing A320 production by third.

  Toulouse, France - Airbus is considering increasing production of its medium-haul...

IMF: Greece will lose funding access if payment missed.

  Washington - Greece will be cut off from additional International Monetary Fund f...

US pending home sales hit nine-year high in April.

  Washington - US pending home sales surged to a nine-year high in April in a stron...

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