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[Newsmaker] FBI hacks iPhone, drops case

The FBI has unlocked the iPhone used by one of the San Bernardino attackers, officials said Monday, ending a heated legal standoff with Apple that had pitted U.S. authorities against Silicon Valley. ...

Updated : 2016.03.29 20:35

China's Anbang trumps Marriott with $15b bid for Starwood

The fight for Starwood Hotels swung back in favor of China’s Anbang after the insurance company offered $15 billion in a counterpunch to Marriott International. Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, ...

Updated : 2016.03.29 14:45

Global concerns weigh on eurozone recovery: ECB

Economic recovery in the eurozone is set to continue in the coming months, but not as fast as hoped owing to global uncertainties and slowing growth in emerging economies, the European Central Bank s...

Updated : 2016.03.24 20:48

Dollar strengthens against major peers on Fed talk

The dollar strengthened against its major peers on Thursday as fresh signs emerged that the US Federal Reserve could raise key interest rates as early as next month. Recent statements by several Fed...

Updated : 2016.03.24 14:42

Brussels attacks weigh on European markets

The deadly attacks at Brussels airport and at a subway station at the heart of the city have weighed on European stock markets Tuesday though the scale of the retreat has been fairly muted. Keeping ...

Updated : 2016.03.22 22:12

Global stocks fall after blasts in Brussels airport, subway

Global shares were mostly lower Tuesday, with European shares all in the red in early trading after explosions ripped through the departure hall at Brussels airport and a subway station. Keeping Sco...

Updated : 2016.03.22 21:43

Oil above $41 as OPEC predicts 'moderate' rebound

SINGAPORE (AFP) - Oil prices dipped slightly in Asia Tuesday but stayed above $41 a barrel as OPEC raised hopes of a moderate rebound from a meeting of key producers in Qatar in April. At around 040...

Updated : 2016.03.22 14:27

Growth-focused China signals it hasn’t forgotten leverage

Chinese policy makers underscored their concern about a surge in leverage in the world’s second-largest economy, days after the conclusion of a gathering of the national legislature that showed their...

Updated : 2016.03.21 13:44

Japan reports biggest trade surplus in over 4 years in Feb.

Japan posted its biggest trade surplus in over four years in February, thanks to a strengthening in the yen and weak oil prices, though both imports and exports fell, suggesting persisting slack dema...

Updated : 2016.03.17 13:41

Asia stocks, oil rally after Fed lowers rate hike forecasts

Stocks, emerging market currencies and oil all rallied in Asia on Thursday after Federal Reserve chief Janet Yellen lowered her expectations for U.S. interest rate hikes this year. In a statement fo...

Updated : 2016.03.17 13:40

ECB surprises with broad stimulus action

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) -- European Central Bank launched an unexpectedly broad array of stimulus measures Thursday aimed at boosting a modest economic recovery in the 19 countries that use the euro ...

Updated : 2016.03.11 13:31

Asian stocks post first advance this week on stimulus outlook

Asian stocks climbed for the first day this week amid speculation central banks will provide additional stimulus to bolster global economic growth. The MSCI Asia Pacific Index gained 0.5 percent to ...

Updated : 2016.03.10 22:01

ECB cuts main interest rate to zero percent

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) – The European Central Bank has cut all its main interest rates including a surprise reduction in the main refinancing rate to zero percent from 0.05 percent. It also reduced...

Updated : 2016.03.10 22:01

Asia markets rally as ECB meeting comes into focus

HONG KONG (AFP) -- Asian investors turned positive again Thursday, extending a global advance, as they turn their attention to a European Central Bank policy meeting later in the day that is expected...

Updated : 2016.03.10 14:35

China consumer inflation jumps in February

BEIJING (AFP) -- China's consumer inflation jumped to 2.3 percent in February, its highest in nearly two years, official data showed Thursday, in a positive sign for demand in the world’s second-larg...

Updated : 2016.03.10 14:34