UPDATE 4-Rock-Tenn, MeadWestvaco to merge, create packaging giant

Real Estate News - Mon, 2015-01-26 14:47
* Shares of both companies hit record highs (Add Breakingviews link, updates shares)
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Russian rouble weakens sharply after S&P downgrade

Real Estate News - Mon, 2015-01-26 14:26
MOSCOW, Jan 26 (Reuters) - Russia's rouble weakened sharply late on Monday to trade around 5 percent lower against the U.S. dollar after ratings agency S&P downgraded Russia's sovereign credit rating...
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UPDATE 1-Modest Greek sell-off shows market fear of Syriza contained

Real Estate News - Mon, 2015-01-26 14:14
LONDON, Jan 26 (Reuters) - A relatively contained decline in Greek stock and bond prices on Monday showed global markets believe a new anti-bailout Greek government has limited scope to tear up deals...
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Ohio sues over Obamacare taxes on state, local governments

Real Estate News - Mon, 2015-01-26 14:13
Jan 26 (Reuters) - The state of Ohio filed a lawsuit on Monday that says Obamacare tax assessments against state and local governments for public employee health plans are unconstitutional.
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UPDATE 2-Energy Transfer Partners to buy Regency unit for $11 bln

Real Estate News - Mon, 2015-01-26 13:54
Jan 26 (Reuters) - Pipeline company Energy Transfer Partners LP said on Monday it would buy affiliate Regency Energy Partners LP for about $11 billion, the latest example of master limited...
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UPDATE 1-'Accidental economist' and scourge of austerity tipped for Greek finance post

Real Estate News - Mon, 2015-01-26 13:38
* If made finance minister, would be key negotiator with creditors
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Mega-funds start to beat retreat from emerging markets

Real Estate News - Mon, 2015-01-26 13:38
LONDON, Jan 26 (Reuters) - Big pension, insurance and sovereign funds that kept faith with emerging markets during the massive selloffs of 2013 and 2014 may be starting to waver, potentially...
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Greek vote fails to derail Europe's ECB-driven share rally

Real Estate News - Mon, 2015-01-26 13:35
* QE optimism contains damage in markets (Updates with closing prices)
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U.S. govt unveils goal to move Medicare away from fee-for-service

Real Estate News - Mon, 2015-01-26 13:30
WASHINGTON, Jan 26 (Reuters) - The Obama administration on Monday unveiled an ambitious plan to control health costs by moving the $2.9 trillion U.S. health systems away from costly fee-for-service...
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UPDATE 2-Bermuda reinsurers Axis Capital, PartnerRe in $11 bln merger

Real Estate News - Mon, 2015-01-26 12:33
* PartnerRe shares up 0.6 pct, Axis shares up 4.9 pct (Comment from conference call, context, shares)
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U.S. top court rules for employer in retiree benefits fight

Real Estate News - Mon, 2015-01-26 12:18
WASHINGTON, Jan 26 (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday sided with a company that amended a collective bargaining agreement to force retirees to pay toward healthcare costs, throwing out a...
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UPDATE 1-UK Post Office creates Money brand to bolster growth aims

Real Estate News - Mon, 2015-01-26 12:02
* Britain wants challengers to take on biggest banks (Adds details, quotes from director)
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REFILE-UPDATE 2-Russian assets slide as new sanctions eyed over Ukraine fighting

Real Estate News - Mon, 2015-01-26 11:54
MOSCOW, Jan 26 (Reuters) - The rouble and Russian stocks fell sharply on Monday, following a return to full-scale warfare in eastern Ukraine and threats of further Western sanctions against...
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UPDATE 1-Man Utd sign Swissquote as forex trading sponsor

Real Estate News - Mon, 2015-01-26 11:51
* English soccer club see potential for more tie-ups (Adds details from news conference)
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Soros eyes investing in auto dealer groups -report

Real Estate News - Mon, 2015-01-26 11:48
DETROIT, Jan 26 (Reuters) - Billionaire financier George Soros wants to invest in or buy a large automotive dealership group, potentially following in the footsteps of Warren Buffett, Automotive News...
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Greek vote fails to derail Europe's ECB-driven share rally

Real Estate News - Mon, 2015-01-26 11:48
* QE optimism contains damage in markets (Updates with detail, quotes, prices)
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Albanian opposition holds up traffic in fuel protest

Real Estate News - Mon, 2015-01-26 11:43
TIRANA, Jan 26 (Reuters) - Drivers who back the opposition Democratic Party blocked traffic in some streets and roads of Albania on Monday to protest taxes they say are keeping fuel prices high.
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Carrefour invests in European tech start-ups fund

Real Estate News - Mon, 2015-01-26 11:32
PARIS, Jan 26 (Reuters) - Investment firm Partech Ventures has raised 200 million euros ($225.26 million) from investors, including French retailer Carrefour, for a new fund that will invest in...
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Danish central bank will not lift current account cap to help banks

Real Estate News - Mon, 2015-01-26 10:55
COPENHAGEN, Jan 26 (Reuters) - Denmark's central bank said on Tuesday it did not plan to lift the amount of cash commercial banks can keep in its current account after increasing the cost to them of...
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Greek government allies agree on little beyond battling bailout

Real Estate News - Mon, 2015-01-26 10:52
ATHENS, Jan 26 (Reuters) - Just about the only thing that binds Greece's new leader Alexis Tsipras with his new government ally Panos Kammenos is an aversion to the country's tough economic bailout...
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