China shares fall, weighed down by financials, real estate firms

Real Estate News - Tue, 2015-01-27 02:19
SHANGHAI, Jan 27 (Reuters) - Stocks in mainland China fell on Tuesday, dragged down by financial and property shares after the benchmark index opened the day at its highest level since August...
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Russia c.bank says conducted no forex market interventions on Jan 23

Real Estate News - Tue, 2015-01-27 02:18
MOSCOW, Jan 27 (Reuters) - Russia's central bank said on Tuesday it had conducted no interventions on the foreign exchange market on Jan. 23 and that the Finance Ministry had not sold any forex on...
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Russian rouble rallies after sliding on S&P downgrade

Real Estate News - Tue, 2015-01-27 02:13
MOSCOW, Jan 27 (Reuters) - Russia's rouble strengthened by over 1 percent against both the dollar and euro in early trade on Tuesday, bouncing back after taking a sharp hit late on Monday, when...
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SE Asia Stocks -Thai index near 1,600; eyes on cbank for rate decision

Real Estate News - Tue, 2015-01-27 02:13
BANGKOK, Jan 27 (Reuters) - Most Southeast Asian stock markets rose on Tuesday, with the benchmark Thai index rising to near the key 1,600 level after data showed better-than-expected exports in...
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Russian shares fall on opening after S&P downgrade

Real Estate News - Tue, 2015-01-27 02:06
MOSCOW, Jan 27 (Reuters) - Russian share indexes fell on opening on Tuesday, a day after rating agency S&P downgraded Russian bonds to "junk".
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RPT-UPDATE 1-'Accidental economist' and scourge of austerity tipped for Greek finance post

Real Estate News - Tue, 2015-01-27 02:00
* If made finance minister, would be key negotiator with creditors
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Blizzard shuts down New York City, much of U.S. Northeast

Real Estate News - Tue, 2015-01-27 00:47
NEW YORK, Jan 27 (Reuters) - A life-threatening blizzard barreled into the U.S. Northeast, affecting up to 20 percent of Americans by making workers and students housebound, halting thousands of...
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Australia shares rise, led by consumer and tech names

Real Estate News - Tue, 2015-01-27 00:36
SYDNEY, Jan 27 (Reuters) - Australian shares rose 0.8 percent on Tuesday as investors brushed off initial fears that a leftist victory in Greece would produce turmoil in the euro zone.
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U.S. securities class action lawsuits shrink in size

Real Estate News - Tue, 2015-01-27 00:01
NEW YORK, Jan 27 (Reuters) - The size of federal class action lawsuits accusing companies of securities fraud has dropped significantly, new studies show, as the bull market in stocks approaches its...
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Kaisa's talks with Shenzhen govt to unblock sales at deadlock-company source

Real Estate News - Mon, 2015-01-26 23:30
HONG KONG, Jan 27 (Reuters) - Troubled Chinese property developer Kaisa Group failed to remove a local government block on sales at its Shenzhen projects after a meeting with local officials on...
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China, Hong Kong stocks weighed down by financials, real estate

Real Estate News - Mon, 2015-01-26 23:24
SHANGHAI, Jan 27 (Reuters) - Stocks in mainland China and Hong Kong fell on Tuesday, dragged down by financial and property shares on renewed concerns about the impact of the cooling Chinese economy...
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UPDATE 1-Sri Lanka central bank keeps policy rates steady at record lows

Real Estate News - Mon, 2015-01-26 22:54
COLOMBO, Jan 27 (Reuters) - Sri Lanka's central bank kept key policy rates steady at record lows for a 12th straight month on Tuesday, as expected, and said inflation was expected to ease further...
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Australia shares rally, CBA reaches record high

Real Estate News - Mon, 2015-01-26 21:27
SYDNEY/WELLINGTON, Jan 27 (Reuters) - Australian shares rallied 0.6 percent early on Tuesday, in the first trading since last week's stellar gains, as investors brushed off initial fears that a...
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Sri Lanka central bank keeps policy rates steady at record lows

Real Estate News - Mon, 2015-01-26 21:18
COLOMBO, Jan 27 (Reuters) - Sri Lanka's central bank kept key policy rates steady at record lows for an 12th straight month on Tuesday, as expected, and said inflation was expected to ease...
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Japan's Orix, PE firm bid for S.Korea's Hyundai Securities-source

Real Estate News - Mon, 2015-01-26 19:53
SEOUL, Jan 27 (Reuters) - Japan's Orix Corp and South Korean private equity firm Pinestreet have submitted bids for a controlling stake in securities brokerage Hyundai Securities Co Ltd, a source...
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UPDATE 2-U.S. charges three in alleged Russian spy ring in NYC

Real Estate News - Mon, 2015-01-26 19:41
NEW YORK, Jan 26 (Reuters) - The U.S. government on Monday unveiled criminal charges against three men for their alleged involvement in a Russian spy ring operating in New York City.
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Complaints over mis-sold loan insurance by British banks decline

Real Estate News - Mon, 2015-01-26 19:01
LONDON, Jan 27 (Reuters) - The number of complaints received by Britain's Financial Ombudsman Service about the mis-selling of loan insurance by banks and other financial services firms fell in the...
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RPT-COLUMN-Has China's base metals import appetite peaked?: Andy Home

Real Estate News - Mon, 2015-01-26 19:00
LONDON, Jan 26 (Reuters) - Not so very long ago base metals bulls marched to the beat of the monthly release of China's trade figures.
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Judge approves request to create SAC insider trading victims' fund

Real Estate News - Mon, 2015-01-26 18:47
WASHINGTON, Jan 26 (Reuters) - A U.S. federal judge has granted a request by securities regulators to create a $602 million fund to compensate victims of insider trading at a unit of the hedge fund...
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CBO lowers cost forecast for Obamacare's insurance subsidies

Real Estate News - Mon, 2015-01-26 17:49
WASHINGTON, Jan 26 (Reuters) - Obamacare will cost 7 percent less than expected over the next decade for federal subsidies to help lower-income people pay for private health insurance, congressional...
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