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Only Germany can save Europe now

By Callam Pickering The International Monetary Fund also believes that German Chancellor Angela Merkel needs to do more to support growth, noting that Germany could finance additional investment of “up to 0. 5 per...

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European markets open steady ahead of ECB, BoE meetings

By Dow Jones newswires On Thursday, however, attention shifted away from geopolitics and toward monetary policy, with forecasters split on whether ECB President Mario Draghi will announce further measures — even quantitative easing —...

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Asian stocks end broadly higher

By AAP Brent crude for October was down 26 US cents to $US102. 53 in afternoon trade. Gold traded at $US1,277. 40 an ounce at 1810 AEST from $US1,286. 98 late on Monday. -...

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‘Volatility’ to hit global markets

Halmarick believes there’s some potential for the US share market, which is already trading at a record high, to move higher in coming months. "So we’re going to have this policy division in the...

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Finance news you need to know today

ECONOMIES in Europe continue to feel the burned with Greece still in recession, manufacturing slumping and its stock markets closing flat. Read more here: Telegraph     

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Aust dollar lower at noon

By AAP FXCM market analyst David de Ferranti expects the Australian dollar to gain ground this week because expectations are low for June quarter data. "Second quarter GDP (gross domestic product) figures will also...

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EU gives Russia sanctions ultimatum

By AFP The sanctions plan came after Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko visited Brussels to urge the EU to take tougher steps against Russia which he accused of "military aggression and terror". "We are very...

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The rise of a bigger and more complex Asia

By Ben Simpfendorfer Trading business cards at trade shows worked in the 1990s, but today's leading Australian firms are adding market studies, focus groups, and competitor surveys to their strategy toolkit much as they...