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  • TOKYO, March 28- The dollar limped away from multi-month lows against its major peers early on Tuesday as the previous day's rout petered out, but the U.S. currency remained on shaky ground with much of the lift from the "Trump trade" now gone. The greenback had taken a beating as market participants saw the prospects for a U.S. fiscal spending boost from President...

  • The White House denies giving Germany a big bill

    Unnamed sources have claimed that President Trump handed Chancellor Angela Merkel a bill for the cash her country 'owed' NATO.

  • President Donald Trump, left, speaks to members of the media as U.S. Vice President Mike Pence stands at the Oval Office in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Friday, March 27, 2017.

    European markets close lower on Monday trade as investors eyed Trump's surprise failure to deliver swift health-care reform.

  • BERLIN— The Latest on migration issues in Europe:. A Syrian refugee in Germany won't pursue further legal action against Facebook after a court rejected his call for an injunction forcing the company to seek and delete posts falsely linking him to crimes committed by migrants. He added that the legal proceedings were "dangerous for my families in Syria and in...

  • *Europe's biggest economy set for solid growth. *Graphic: Germany on the rise http://bit.ly/2o051gr. BERLIN, March 27- German business morale hit its highest level in nearly six years in March, suggesting company executives in Europe's largest economy are brushing off concerns about the threat of rising protectionism and Germany's own election issues.

  • BERLIN— A Syrian refugee in Germany won't pursue further legal action against Facebook after a court rejected his call for an injunction forcing the company to seek and delete posts falsely linking him to crimes committed by migrants. He added that the legal proceedings were "dangerous for my families in Syria and in Germany." These started appearing in...

  • *Europe's biggest economy set for solid growth. BERLIN, March 27- German business morale hit its highest level in nearly six years in March, suggesting company executives in Europe's largest economy are brushing off concerns about the threat of rising protectionism and Germany's own election issues. The surprisingly strong business climate index, published...

  • LONDON, March 27- Borrowing costs across the euro zone fell sharply on Monday, as a legislative defeat for U.S. Bond yields in Germany and France fell to their lowest levels in around three weeks in early Monday trade, while elsewhere in the single currency bloc yields tumbled 5-6 basis points as U.S. 10- year Treasury yields hit one-month lows.

  • U.S. President Donald Trump (R) holds a joint press conference with German Chancellor Angela Merkel in the East Room of the White House on March 17, 2017.

    The four economies that accounted for 81 percent of America's trade deficit last year sold $943.3 billion more goods than they bought.

  • Germany's Saarland state election a litmus test for Shulz

    Annette Weisbach weighs in on this weekend's Saarland state election in Germany, which could foreshadow the outcome of the federal election in September.

  • Merkel or Schulz will not affect integrity of euro zone: UniCredit

    Vasileios Gkionakis, head of global FX strategy at UniCredit, reacts to this weekend's Saarland state election in Germany.

  • WASHINGTON— Ivanka Trump is planning a trip to Germany to attend a summit on the economic empowerment of women, a senior administration official said Sunday. The first daughter was invited by German Chancellor Angela Merkel during Merkel's recent White House visit, said the official, who was not authorized to discuss details of the trip by name and requested...

  • Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer, lead candidate of the German Christian Democrats (CDU), reacts after initial elections results gave the SPD a second place finish behind the CDU in Saarland state elections.

    Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives won a regional election in the western state of Saarland, in a blow to the rival Social Democrats.

  • Germany's Chancellor Angela Merkel (L) gives U.S. President Donald Trump a look in the East Room of the White House in Washington, U.S., March 17, 2017.

    The White House denied a report that President Donald Trump "billed" Germany for U.S. services to NATO.

  • *Critics fear Nord Stream 2 will increase Gazprom's dominance. The bloc is divided between eastern European and Baltic Sea countries that see a new pipeline carrying Russian gas across the Baltic making the EU a hostage to Moscow- and those in northern Europe, most especially the main beneficiary Germany, for whom the economic benefits take priority.

  • Merkel and Trump started a process with mutual reassurance

    Norbert Röttgen, CDU politician and chairman of the committee on foreign affairs, speaks about Angela Merkel's recent meeting with Donald Trump.

  • ROME, March 23- European leaders hope to paper over simmering disputes when they meet in Rome on Saturday to celebrate 60 years of union, but with Britain filing for divorce next week, the mood will be sombre and unity under strain. Theresa May, who next Wednesday will launch a two-year countdown to Brexit, will be conspicuous by her absence in Rome, as the other 27 EU...

  • BERLIN, March 23- Germany's rich have been getting richer and its poor poorer, a government report seen by Reuters shows, all-but shattering the popular global image of a wealthy country with equal access to high-paying jobs in a robust labor market. Refugees-- 890,000 of whom arrived in Germany in 2015-- were included in the report, and the ministry said it believed...

  • Schulz would not be the right replacement for Merkel because of his choice to prioritize the needs of Greek communists over German taxpayers; Spahn.

  • ROME, March 23- European leaders hope to paper over simmering disputes when they meet in Rome on Saturday to celebrate 60 years of union but with Britain filing for divorce next week, the mood will be sombre and unity under strain. Theresa May, who next Wednesday will launch a two-year countdown to Brexit, will be conspicuous by her absence in Rome, as the other 27 EU...