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Japan sidesteps recession, revised growth at 1%

Japan sidestepped recession last quarter: Revised data released Tuesday showed its economy grew at an annual 1.0 percent pace instead of shrinking. A previous estimate had shown the world’s third-largest

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Chinese stocks fall 5.5%, other Asian markets down

China’s main stock market index fell more than 5% on Friday after two securities firms said they are under investigation for possible misconduct. The Shanghai composite index closed 5.5% lower

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Terror and markets: Sell-offs tend to be short-lived

The deadly terror attacks in Paris are likely to strike financial markets, too, when trading resumes Monday. But the initial losses expected in risk assets like stocks and the shift

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Stocks surge on Greek debt deal optimism; Nasdaq hits record

Stocks surged Monday as a relief rally around the globe is underway that sent the Dow up more than 100 points and the Nasdaq to an all-time record high. Stock

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Greece and creditors meet Monday in 11th-hour bid to avoid default

Greece and its eurozone creditors are scheduled to meet Monday in a last-ditch effort to avert a default that could shake global financial markets and result in the debt-plagued country’s

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Air seeps out of Chinese stock ‘bubble’

The mainland Chinese stock market, which had gained more than 150% in a year’s time, prompting bubble warnings, seems to

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Wait continues for easier access to mainland China shares

Want an easier way to invest in  shares of Mainland China stocks? Well, that day is getting closer, but investors

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Japan’s Takeda agrees to pay $2.4B ln in diabetes drug suit

Japan’s largest drugmaker Takeda Pharmaceutical Co. said Wednesday it has agreed to pay $2.4 billion to thousands of patients and

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Global fund investors to U.S. stocks: Drop dead

Global fund investors are dropping U.S. stocks like a rattlesnake on meth. But emerging markets stocks? Sparkly unicorns. TrimTabs Investment

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Japan PM Abe visits USA amid controversial WWII remarks

Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe begins a historic, week-long visit to the United States on Sunday that will highlight strengthened

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Major aftershock hits Nepal as search for quake survivors intensifies

The Kathmandu area of Nepal was struck by a magnitude-6.7 aftershock Sunday, just a day after a massive earthquake in

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Nikkei closes above 20,000 for first time in 15 years

The jury may still be out on “Abenomics,” but Japanese investors are rendering at least an interim verdict on the

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