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05 Aug 2015 04:56

US stocks finish lower; Apple -3.2%

US stocks finished lower on Tuesday following a mixed batch of earnings reports and another big decline by technology giant Apple.

  • 05 Aug 2015 01:19

    Greek bank stocks battered as bailout talks grind on

    The Athens stock exchange slipped further on Tuesday as bank shares were battered for a second straight day, while Finance Minister Euclid Tsakalotos held a new round of talks with Greece's creditors on the terms of a mammoth new bailout.

  • 05 Aug 2015 03:58

    Oil prices rebound ahead of US energy, employment data

    Oil prices rose modestly on Tuesday, snapping a three-day skid as traders awaited key data on US petroleum supplies and employment levels.

  • 05 Aug 2015 03:19

    Ukraine's debt faces 'high risks': IMF

    The IMF, which recently released a loan instalment for Ukraine, said on Tuesday it views the country's debt as sustainable but facing "exceptionally high" risks linked notably to the pro-Russian conflict.

  • 05 Aug 2015 03:28

    Britain begins sale of stake in Royal Bank of Scotland

    Britain's government has begun selling its majority stake in bailed-out Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS), aiming to reduce state debt and kick-start the lender's full return to the private sector, the Treasury said on Tuesday.

  • 05 Aug 2015 03:51

    Netflix to launch in Japan on Sep 2

    Netflix will launch its streaming television service in Japan on Sep 2, the latest stop in its mission to be a global entertainment powerhouse, it said on Tuesday.

  • 04 Aug 2015 02:11

    British trader jailed for 14 years for rigging Libor rates

    Tom Hayes, 35, is the first person to be found guilty by a jury of rigging the benchmark inter-bank lending rate, a key reference for financial products around the world from consumer loans to savings accounts.

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