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    30 Jul 2014 Wed

    Euro hits eight-month low after EU, US sanctions on Russia

    The euro sank against the dollar on Tuesday (July 29) after the European Union and the United States broadened sanctions on Russia in response to Moscow's intervention in the Ukraine crisis.

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    30 Jul 2014 Wed

    New York Times profit down, digital subscriptions up

    The New York Times Co. on Tuesday (July 29) reported a sharp drop in profits as lower advertising revenues offset gains in digital subscriptions.

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    30 Jul 2014 Wed

    Twitter loss widens, revenue surges

    Twitter on Tuesday (July 29) reported that its quarterly loss widened to US$145 million despite revenue more than doubling, but its shares soared on word of healthy user growth.

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    30 Jul 2014 Wed

    US stocks finish lower as US, EU sanction Russia

    US stocks on Tuesday (July 29) finished lower after the United States and European Union broadened sanctions on Russia, overshadowing US economic data and earnings reports.

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    30 Jul 2014 Wed

    Luxembourg puts key BES bank shareholders in administration

    Luxembourg said on Tuesday (July 29) it would place two key shareholders of struggling Portuguese lender Banco Espirito Santo (BES) in administration after they demanded protection from creditors.

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    30 Jul 2014 Wed

    Oil diverges ahead of US crude inventory report

    Oil prices in New York fell on Tuesday (July 29) on a weak US crude demand outlook, while European oil prices rose on concerns about Libya and new European Union sanctions on Russia.

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    30 Jul 2014 Wed

    Federal Reserve meets amid calls for tighter policy

    The US Federal Reserve began a two-day policy meeting on Tuesday (July 29) under rising pressure to step off its ultra-dovish stance to address rising inflation and worries of overheated markets.

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    29 Jul 2014 Tue

    Science of brain signals opens new era for advertising

    Companies in the near future will be able to test public reaction to advertisements, music and films before they are released by monitoring the brain signals of a select group as they watch a trial.

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    29 Jul 2014 Tue

    US consumer confidence rises for 3rd month in row

    US consumer confidence increased for the third consecutive month in July, hitting its highest level since October 2007, The Conference Board said on Tuesday (July 29).

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    29 Jul 2014 Tue

    EU hits 4 Putin allies, 4 firms over Ukraine

    The EU agreed to impose asset freezes and travel bans on Tuesday (July 29) against four close business associates of Russian President Vladimir Putin as well as four firms, EU sources said.