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  • China regulators in Microsoft visit
    Tue, 29 Jul 2014 02:28:45 GMT
    Microsoft confirms that officials from the Chinese regulatory body responsible for enforcing business laws have visited some of its offices.
  • Lloyds fined 218m over Libor
    Mon, 28 Jul 2014 22:22:32 GMT
    Lloyds Banking Group is fined 218m for "serious misconduct" relating to key interest rates including Libor.

FT.com - Financial Markets News

  • India must tackle bad bank debts to grow
    Tue, 29 Jul 2014 04:01:48 GMT
    Further reforms are needed as banks are capable of supplying less than half the $270bn estimated as necessary to support a more robust rate of growth
  • Japan equities shrug off weak retail sales
    Tue, 29 Jul 2014 03:11:14 GMT
    Asian markets continued their summer party ahead of US gross domestic product data due out later in the week, while Japanese equities shrugged off weak retail sales
  • Spanish yields fall to two-century low
    Mon, 28 Jul 2014 17:29:48 GMT
    Across Europe, state borrowing rates have fallen after the ECB cut a key interest rate below zero and introduced a multibillion lending package
  • Greifeld warns on ?perverted? dark pools
    Mon, 28 Jul 2014 17:21:26 GMT
    Bob Greifeld said the average trade size in dark pools, used by big investors to trade block orders, is 187 shares, indicating something is not working

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BBC News

  • Israel warns of 'prolonged' Gaza war
    Tue, 29 Jul 2014 04:32:24 GMT
    Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu warns of a "prolonged" military campaign in Gaza, following an upsurge of violence from both sides.
  • US: Russia 'violated missile treaty'
    Tue, 29 Jul 2014 04:04:14 GMT
    Russia has violated an arms treaty by testing a nuclear cruise missile, the US says, as Barack Obama discusses sanctions on Russia over the Ukraine crisis.
  • UN blacklists N Korea arms ship firm
    Tue, 29 Jul 2014 03:53:30 GMT
    The UN blacklists the operator of a North Korean ship seized near the Panama Canal in July 2013 with undeclared Cuban weapons on board.
  • VIDEO: Algeria flight 'asked to turn back'
    Tue, 29 Jul 2014 03:44:07 GMT
    The French Foreign Minister, Laurent Fabius, has confirmed that the pilots of a plane that crashed in Mali last Thursday had asked for a change of course.

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FT.com - Equities

  • Japan equities shrug off weak retail sales
    Tue, 29 Jul 2014 03:11:14 GMT
    Asian markets continued their summer party ahead of US gross domestic product data due out later in the week, while Japanese equities shrugged off weak retail sales
  • Equities cautious as key data loom
    Mon, 28 Jul 2014 20:11:53 GMT
    Global stocks trade nervously as markets await Friday?s non-farm payrolls report for further clues on the strength of the labour market
  • Business as usual the Chinese way
    Mon, 28 Jul 2014 19:27:43 GMT
    What is going on in China fits a pattern of Beijing pushing reform, pausing to avoid too much disruption, then pushing reform again
  • First Solar shines on rivals? tariffs
    Mon, 28 Jul 2014 16:57:48 GMT
    A preliminary decision seeks to close a loophole some companies used to import solar panels and components into the US without duties by shifting manufacturing to Taiwan

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