Greek shares lead European shares higher after ECB boost

Real Estate News - Fri, 2015-01-23 10:30
* Cyclical stocks such as carmakers among top gainers (Adds detail, quote)
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Hollande says QE to boost French reform efforts

Real Estate News - Fri, 2015-01-23 10:20
DAVOS, Switzerland, Jan 23 (Reuters) - France will pursue and increase its structural reform programme after the European Central Bank's decision to launch a vast bond-buying programme, President...
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Santander joins race to buy stake in Polish bank Alior -sources

Real Estate News - Fri, 2015-01-23 10:14
WARSAW, Jan 23 (Reuters) - Spain's Santander is in talks to buy a 26-percent stake in Alior Bank, two banking sources said, joining a growing list of suitors for the shareholding owned by French...
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US STOCKS-Futures point to flat open on weak earnings

Real Estate News - Fri, 2015-01-23 10:11
* Futures down: Dow 7 pts, S&P 3 pts, Nasdaq 3 pts (Updates with UPS outlook)
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Germany's Schaeuble says to use "all room for manoeuvre" on investments

Real Estate News - Fri, 2015-01-23 10:02
DAVOS, Switzerland, Jan 23 (Reuters) - Germany will use all the wiggle room it has in its budget to boost public investment, Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble said on Friday.
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RPT-ECB's trillion-euro move offers short-term boost, but at a cost

Real Estate News - Fri, 2015-01-23 09:58
FRANKFURT, Jan 23 (Reuters) - ECB chief Mario Draghi's 1 trillion euros of fresh money could prove the masterstroke that saves the euro zone for now, but it breaks the principle that the bloc acts as...
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ECB's trillion-euro move offers short-term boost, but at a cost

Real Estate News - Fri, 2015-01-23 09:56
FRANKFURT, Jan 23 (Reuters) - ECB chief Mario Draghi's 1 trillion euros of fresh money could prove the masterstroke that saves the euro zone for now, but it breaks the principle that the bloc acts as...
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UPDATE 1-Bank of England says lenders must do more to shore up cyber defences

Real Estate News - Fri, 2015-01-23 09:53
LONDON, Jan 23 (Reuters) - Britain's banks must do more to protect themselves and the wider financial system from growing and evolving cyber crime, the Bank of England said on Friday.
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Swiss stability proves bad bet for some European homeowners

Real Estate News - Fri, 2015-01-23 09:34
* Low rates lured central, eastern Europe to Swiss franc loans
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Mobile payments firm Monitise says gets 'expressions of interest'

Real Estate News - Fri, 2015-01-23 09:15
Jan 23 (Reuters) - British mobile banking software maker Monitise Plc, which has put itself up for sale, said it has received "a number of expressions of interest".
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REFILE-Sri Lanka shares hit 1-mth closing low on foreign fund outflow

Real Estate News - Fri, 2015-01-23 09:05
COLOMBO, Jan 23 (Reuters) - Sri Lankan shares fell to a one-month closing low on Friday, led by selling by foreign investors, slipping by more than 3 percent in the week on concerns over political...
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UPDATE 1-Merkel says euro zone reforms must continue after ECB move

Real Estate News - Fri, 2015-01-23 08:17
FLORENCE, Italy, Jan 23 (Reuters) - The European Central Bank's bond-buying programme must not be used as a justification by euro zone governments to slacken economic reforms, German Chancellor...
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UPDATE 2-Brazil's inflation spikes above target in mid-January

Real Estate News - Fri, 2015-01-23 08:17
(Adds details on electricity, bus fares, background) By Silvio Cascione BRASILIA, Jan 23 (Reuters) - Brazil's inflation rate spiked to its highest in more than three years in mid-January as local and...
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US STOCKS-Futures tick up after rally, indexes set for strong week

Real Estate News - Fri, 2015-01-23 08:04
NEW YORK, Jan 23 (Reuters) - U.S. stock index futures edged up on Friday, following a sharp rally in the previous session that returned the S&P 500 and Nasdaq to positive territory for the year and...
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Parliament in Croatia endorses Swiss franc rate fix

Real Estate News - Fri, 2015-01-23 08:00
ZAGREB, Jan 23 (Reuters) - Croatian lawmakers on Friday approved a government proposal to fix the exchange rate of the Swiss franc at 6.39 kuna for the next 12 months, in line with the rate before...
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Greek shares lead European shares higher after ECB boost

Real Estate News - Fri, 2015-01-23 07:50
* Cyclical stocks such as carmakers among top gainers (Recasts, adds quote, detail)
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GE profit rises, helped by power, aviation units

Real Estate News - Fri, 2015-01-23 07:45
Jan 23 (Reuters) - General Electric Co posted a rise in quarterly profit on Friday, helped by its businesses selling power-generating turbines and jet engines, although sales in its oil and gas unit...
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AFRICA BUSINESS-Easy Taxi calms Nigeria's kidnapping fears

Real Estate News - Fri, 2015-01-23 07:45
LAGOS, Jan 23 (Reuters) - In Nigeria, one of the world's worst countries for kidnapping, getting in the wrong cab could end up costing you or your family a lot more than the agreed taxi fare.
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UPDATE 2-Adidas sales rise more than expected, Rockport sold

Real Estate News - Fri, 2015-01-23 07:43
BERLIN, Jan 23 (Reuters) - German sportswear company Adidas reported a better than expected rise in 2014 sales on Friday as it announced the sale of its non-core Rockport shoe brand.
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Bank of England says lenders must do more to shore up cyber defences

Real Estate News - Fri, 2015-01-23 07:40
LONDON, Jan 23 (Reuters) - Britain's banks must do more to protect themselves and the wider financial system from growing and evolving cyber crime, the Bank of England said on Friday.
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