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  • Former French Finance Minister and France's candidate for the European Commission Moscovici gestures during his meeting with Greece's Deputy Prime Minister Venizelos in AthensFrance's Moscovici likely to get EC economic affairs role: source

    PARIS (Reuters) - Former French finance minister Pierre Moscovici has a "good chance" of being named to the European Commission's top economic and monetary role, according to a French diplomatic source.

  • A Barclays sign hangs outside a branch of the bank in the City of LondonHectic pace of Spanish bank deals to slow after Barclays sale

    MADRID (Reuters) - Barclays' sale of its Spanish banking business to Caixabank looks set to mark the end of a hectic first round of consolidation in the country's finance industry as it emerges from the financial crisis.

  • A man walks past the London Stock Exchange in the City of LondonEuropean investors hold nerve as Russia-Ukraine warnings ratchet up

    LONDON (Reuters) - European markets cautiously navigated warnings that the conflict in Ukraine was sliding out of control, focusing instead on whether the European Central Bank will strengthen its stimulus plans when it meets this week.

  • Home for sale sign hangs in front of a house in Oakton, on the day the National Association of Realtors issues its Pending Home Sales for February report, in VirginiaU.S. inflation bonds back in vogue

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. investors are back in the hunt for inflation protection for the first time in two years as rising housing costs - particularly for rent - suggest inflation may finally be waking from its post-recession slumber.

  • An employee works at a machine manufacturing factory in HuaibeiFactory activity in Europe, Asia cools; demand lull a concern

    BANGALORE/SYDNEY (Reuters) - Factory activity in Europe and Asia cooled in August after a strong July, as new orders dwindled in the face of escalating tensions in Ukraine and a patchy recovery in China, purchasing managers indexes showed.

  • People walk near an office of Portuguese bank Banco Espirito Santo  BES  in downtown LisbonKPMG refuses to approve BES accounts, warns of further loss

    LISBON (Reuters) - Auditor KPMG has refused to approve bailed-out Banco Espirito Santo's first-half report and accounts, published on Monday, citing the bank's failure to provide adequate information on its financial position and also warned of possible further losses.

  • Apples are displayed at a fruit and vegetables market in WarsawCentral European PMIs point to slowdown as sanctions hit sentiment

    PRAGUE (Reuters) - Polish manufacturing activity shrank for a second straight month in August and Czech expansion slowed more than expected, adding to signs weaker euro zone economies and crisis in Ukraine are cooling growth in the EU's east.

  • German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble attends a news conference at the Bercy Finance Ministry in ParisTwenty years on, Schaeuble pleads again for core Europe

    PARIS (Reuters) - German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble renewed a call for a core group of European Union countries to move ahead faster with economic and political integration, 20 years after his ground-breaking proposal fell on deaf ears in key partner France.

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  • Gov't to end fees for paper bills: Moore - 2014-08-29 7:03 AM

    OTTAWA - The big telecom companies may have agreed to exempt some customers from fees charged for paper invoices, but the federal government says it's going to end the whole practice.

  • Telecom giants talk paper bill fees at CRTC - 2014-08-28 11:53 AM

    GATINEAU, Que. - Canada's big telecom companies have agreed to exempt some, but not all, of their customers from fees they charge for producing and mailing invoices.

  • Use student lines of credit with caution - 2014-08-28 6:26 AM

    CALGARY - The line of credit was only supposed to be for a cheap set of wheels to get Krystal Yee to her classes and part-time jobs.

  • Tax credits help with home renovations - 2014-08-26 2:00 AM

    (Special) - Canadians looking to renovate their residential real estate have access to a number of government programs that can make the costs a little less burdensome.

  • Kids and parents disagree on cost of school - 2014-08-24 8:24 PM

    Post-secondary students grossly underestimate the cost of school, not to mention how much support they'll need from their parents, a new survey shows.

  • Financial tips to prepare for university - 2014-08-21 4:02 AM

    TORONTO - Is there value in a "gap year" after high school?

  • Maritime children get the most for baby teeth - 2014-08-21 1:03 AM

    TORONTO - If you're a kid in Atlantic Canada, here's a reason to smile. According to a new survey, the tooth fairy is paying a premium for baby teeth in the Maritimes and Newfoundland.

  • 3 Canadian cities among most livable - 2014-08-20 12:48 PM

    TORONTO - Three Canadian cities — Vancouver, Toronto and Calgary — have been named as some of the best places to live in the world, according to a report by The Economist.

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  • Canadian Economic Calendar - 2014-09-01 12:45 AM

    (Action Economics) - A look at upcoming economic events in Canada:

  • U.S. Economic Calendar - 2014-09-01 12:45 AM

    (Action Economics) - A look at upcoming economic events in United States:

  • AUD Dollar FX trader - 2014-08-31 11:30 PM

    (Action Economics) - 29-Aug-14 11:39 - The AUD is in consolidation mode after extending to 15-month and 10-month highs against the JPY and EUR, respectively, while AUD-USD has chopped around the 0.9350 mark, modestly below yesterday's three-week peak at 0.9374.

  • Canadian Dollar FX trader - 2014-08-31 11:30 PM

    (Action Economics) - 28-Aug-14 18:31 - USD-CAD bounced off of bids seen into 1.0830, basing at 1.0837 before moving back into 1.0860.

  • CHF Dollar FX trader - 2014-08-31 11:30 PM

    (Action Economics) - 29-Aug-14 06:00 - EUR-CHF is trending lower, having dipped back below the 1.2100 mark and making a trend low at 1.2059 so far.

  • GBP Dollar FX trader - 2014-08-31 11:30 PM

    (Action Economics) - 01-Sep-14 09:43 -FX Action: Sterling dipped on the U.K. manufacturing PMImiss, which came in at a 14-month low of 52.5 in August.

  • JPY Dollar FX trader - 2014-08-31 11:30 PM

    (Action Economics) - 29-Aug-14 04:54 - The yen was largely unaffected by the flood of month-end data releases, which were a mixed bag in terms of outcomes versus expectations.

  • EUR Dollar FX trader - 2014-08-31 11:30 PM

    (Action Economics) - 29-Aug-14 07:07 -FX Action: EUR-USD softer following weak German retail salesdata and ahead of the pan-Eurozone inflation release, which we expect to come in unchanged at 0.4% m/m.

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  • Revel starts shutdown Monday after just 2 yearsRevel starts shutdown Monday after just 2 years

    ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. - The most spectacular and costly failure in Atlantic City's 36-year history of casino gambling begins to play out Monday when the $2.4 billion Revel Casino Hotel empties its hotel.

  • Anti-euro party's success poses dilemma for MerkelAnti-euro party's success poses dilemma for Merkel

    BERLIN - The success of a new anti-euro party in a German state election intensifies a dilemma for Chancellor Angela Merkel: how to handle a rival whose rise could make it more difficult for her party to form coalition governments around the country.

  • Sony wooing Japanese to PS4 with Dragon QuestSony wooing Japanese to PS4 with Dragon Quest

    TOKYO - Sony is trying to woo Japanese game fans to the PlayStation 4 home console that went on sale in November in the U.S. and Europe, but didn't arrive at stores here until February.

  • Modi visit draws pledges of support from JapanModi visit draws pledges of support from Japan

    TOKYO - Japan and India agreed Monday to step up their economic and security co-operation as visiting Prime Minister Narendra Modi won pledges of support for his effort to revitalize the lagging Indian economy.

  • Finance rebuts negative study on middle class

    OTTAWA - Finance Canada has issued a rebuttal of a politically embarrassing report on middle-class economic woes that was compiled last fall by experts in another federal department.

  • Finnish nuclear plant further delayed until 2018

    HELSINKI - Finnish utility TVO says construction of the country's fifth nuclear reactor has been delayed again, with the plant not expected to go online until 2018 — nine years later than initially forecast.

  • Statoil resumes operations in Algeria after deaths

    HELSINKI - Norwegian oil company Statoil says it will resume operations at a gas field in Algeria, 19 months after five Norwegian workers were killed in a terrorist attack there.

  • Obama promoting economic gains as elections nearObama promoting economic gains as elections near

    WASHINGTON - Boosted by recent economic gains, President Barack Obama is sounding more bullish about the nation's recovery from the Great Recession and the White House is encouraging Democrats to show similar optimism as they head into the November mid-term elections.

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