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Renzi-Berlusconi pact draws fire as Italy vote reform progresses
Reuters Canada - 77 Minutes ago
By Gavin Jones ROME (Reuters) - Italy's Senate approved Matteo Renzi's electoral reforms on Tuesday, giving the prime minister a boost as he faces criticism from the left of his party over his
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British minister breaks taboo with pocket watch gift
CNN - 13 Hours ago
Story highlights British transport minister presents a pocket watch to Taipei mayor Baroness Susan Kramer apologized for the inadvertently inauspicious gift The word for a watch or clock in Chinese sounds
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Mortgage Battle Flares as Homebuying Loses Appeal: U.K. Credit
Washington Post - 13 Hours ago
(Bloomberg) -- U.K. banks, which spent six years repairing their balance sheets after the 2008 property crash, want to advance more credit to homebuyers. Borrowers aren’t as enthusiastic. Cheap funding
Mortgage Battle Flares as U.K. Homebuying Loses Allure Bloomberg
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Europe seen higher; markets look beyond Greece
CNBC - 13 Hours ago
European markets are seen opening higher on Tuesday as investor fears subside after the victory of anti-austerity party Syriza in a general election in Greece on Sunday. The FTSE is seen opening up
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Asian stocks at fresh highs as Greece worries fade; Shanghai underperforms
CNBC - 13 Hours ago
Mainland indices down China's benchmark Shanghai Composite index widened losses to tank over 2 percent in a broad-based slump, following data that showed worsening industrial profits. Property
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At least 10 dead after Greek F-16 jet crashes in Spain (+video)
Christian Science Monitor - 13 Hours ago
13 people were injured when the fighter jet crashed at the Los Llanos air base. Smoke rises after a Greek F-16 fighter plane crashed during NATO training at the Los Llanos air base in Albacete, Spain,
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Swiss stocks - Factors to watch on Jan 27
Reuters - 14 Hours ago
Jan 27 (Reuters) - The following are some of the main factors expected to affect Swiss stocks on Tuesday: NOVARTIS The Swiss drugmaker is due to report 2014 results at 0600 GMT. For more, click
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Swiss National Bank says stands ready to intervene in FX market
CNBC - 14 Hours ago
ZURICH, Jan 27 (Reuters) - The Swiss National Bank is ready to intervene in the foreign currency market to ease monetary policy after ditching its cap on the Swiss franc earlier this month, its vice-chairman
Swiss National Bank says stands ready to intervene in FX market after ditching its Financial Express
Swiss National Bank says stands ready to intervene in FX market (Reuters) Yahoo!Xtra
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As Syriza takes reins, Greek hopes are high. Can they be met? (+video)
Christian Science Monitor - 14 Hours ago
The party of new Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras swept to office on the back of Greeks angry at Europe-imposed austerity. But Syriza may find that living up to its promise to renegotiate Europe's terms
As Syriza takes reins, Greek hopes are high. Can they be met? Yahoo! UK and Ireland
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Netherlands Increases Gold Holdings for First Time in 16 Years
BusinessWeek - 15 Hours ago
The Netherlands added to its gold reserves for the first time since 1998 as the ninth-biggest holder boosted assets to the highest in seven years, while Russia bought for a ninth month, International
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Greece debt repayment 'unrealistic'
BBC - 16 Hours ago
Latest Euro exit? Syriza joy Analysis What is Syriza? Who's who? Syriza leader Alexis Tsipras says he wants negotiation - not confrontation - with Greece's lenders It is unrealistic to expect Greece to
Greece debt repayment in full 'unrealistic' - Syriza The Guardian Nigeria
03:40 Greece debt repayment in full 'unrealistic' - Syriza NewsRT.co.uk
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Nikkei hits 4-week high on Greece election relief, stimulus hopes
Reuters - 16 Hours ago
* Stable European markets post-Greek election boost sentiment * Investors look to positive earning results * Energy-related shares remain under pressure * Hoya jumps to 8-year high after rating
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Swiss offices get riskier as franc hurts landlords
CHINAdaily.com.cn - 16 Hours ago
When Swiss Life Holding AG bought an office building in Geneva earlier this month for 535 million Swiss francs ($613 million), it set a record for the city. A day later, the central bank unexpectedly
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China seen as key link for Greece
CHINAdaily.com.cn - 16 Hours ago
Greece's far-left Syriza party has formed a new coalition government on Monday with a center-right fringe party, but its stance against austerity, privatization, foreign investment, the United States
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Anti-austerity parties gain in Europe
CNN - 16 Hours ago
The pain of austerity in Europe is driving voters into the arms of political parties that reject the traditional method of economic recovery. Hala Gorani reports.
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10 dead, 21 hurt in crash of Greek F-16 jet in Spain
CHINAdaily Africa - 16 Hours ago
Smoke rises after a Greek F-16 fighter plane crashed during NATO training at the Albacete air base in Albacete in this still image from a January 26, 2015 video. [Photo/Agencies] MADRID - Eight French
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Asian stocks at fresh highs as Greece worries fade
CNBC - 16 Hours ago
ASX adds 0.6% Australia's benchmark S&P ASX 200 index edged up to an over two-month high following an extended weekend, while the Australian dollar traded at $0.7920 to the dollar - near Monday's
Asian stocks at fresh highs on positive US lead Moneycontrol.com
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Europe's Past Economic Success Lay Not In Quantitative Easing
Forbes.com - 15 Hours ago
Europe used to have a fabulous economy. So did Japan. In the 1950s and 1960s, and even a chunk of the 1970s, the growth rates in West Germany, France, Italy, and Japan were huge, 6 percent per annum and
Europe's Past Economic Success Lay In Not Quantitative Easing Austin American Statesman
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IS urges new attacks after Charlie Hebdo killings
SINA - 15 Hours ago
Flowers placed near the offices of French satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo in Paris on January 20, 2015, to pay tribute to the people killed during the Islamist attack (AFP Photo/Joel Saget) Beirut - The
Calls for more attacks after Charlie Hebdo Sky News Australia
Islamic State urges new attacks after Charlie Hebdo killings Economic Times
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Stocks slip, euro dips on Greece poll shock
CHINAdaily.com.cn - 16 Hours ago
Markets jittery as leftist election victory stokes concerns of instability throughout Europec The euro skidded to an 11-year low and stock prices fell on Monday as Greece's leftist Syriza party promised
German stocks - Factors to watch on January 26 Wards Auto.com
Euro stocks fall amid fresh concerns of instability in Europe Big News Network
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Asia Stocks Rise While Gold Drops on Bets Greece to Stay in Euro
Washington Post - 16 Hours ago
(Bloomberg) -- Asian stocks rose, with the regional index headed for a two-month high, while gold fell for a third day amid speculation Greece will stay in the euro region. The MSCI Asia Pacific Index
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Greece election: The failure of 'cartel politics'
CNN - 16 Hours ago
Story highlights Anti-austerity party Syriza claims victory in Greek elections Afonso: Syriza is the first party to break one of southern Europe's political cartels Afonso: Others countries may follow
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IMF ready to continue supporting Greece after election
CHINAdaily Europe - 17 Hours ago
Christine Lagarde, Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) reacts during the session 'The BBC World Debate: A Richer World, but for Whom?' in the Swiss mountain resort of Davos January
IMF ready to continue supporting Greece after election, IMF chief China Economic Net
XINHUA - IMF ready to continue supporting Greece after election, IMF chief Namibia Press Agency
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Profile: Greek new Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras
CHINAdaily Africa - 17 Hours ago
Hea d of radical leftist Syriza party Alexis Tsipras waves while leaving the party headquarters after winning the elections in Athens, January 25, 2015. [Photo/Agencies] ATHENS -- Alexis Tsipras,
Profile: Greece's new Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras CNTV
Profile Xinhua News Agency
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China's UnionPay International signs agreement with Croatian bank
CHINAdaily.com.cn - 17 Hours ago
ZAGREB - UnionPay International, a subsidiary of China UnionPay (CUP), signed cooperation agreements with the Croatian Privredna banka Zagreb (PBZ) Group and Intesa Sanpaolo Card (ISPC) on Monday. The
China's UnionPay signs agreement with Croatian bank China.org.cn
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