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  • LONDON, Feb 13- Oil rose above $60 a barrel on Friday for the first time this year, bringing its gain this week to almost 4 percent, supported by signs that deeper industry spending cuts may curb excess supply. The price of Brent crude collapsed from $115 in June to $45.19, the lowest in almost six years, in January due to oversupply. Brent for April delivery was up 76...

  • Forecast-beating German GDP sends DAX to record high Friday, 13 Feb 2015 | 4:41 AM ET

    *ArcelorMittal rises as details on debt reassure. PARIS, Feb 13- European shares rose in early trading on Friday, with robust growth figures from Germany sending the country's blue-chip DAX index to a record high. National Bank of Greece was up 16 percent and Bank of Piraeus up 14 percent, while the leading ATG index gained 6.6 percent.

  • Hong Kong shares follow global stock markets higher Friday, 13 Feb 2015 | 3:10 AM ET

    HONG KONG, Feb 13- Hong Kong shares rose on Friday, taking a cue from buoyant global markets in the wake of a ceasefire accord in Ukraine and Sweden's surprise move to cut its main rate into negative territory. The rise came after gains in Europe and Wall Street, with the pan-European stock index hitting a seven-year high and the S&P 500 coming within striking...

  • SHANGHAI, Feb 13- China stocks were headed for its fifth straight days of gains on Friday- their longest winning streak in two months- as fresh reform measures helped sustain sentiment in thin trade ahead of the Lunar New Year holiday. Hong Kong stocks also rose, taking their cue from buoyant global markets in the wake of a ceasefire accord in Ukraine and Sweden's...

  • US STOCKS-Tech rally, Ukraine deal boost Wall Street Thursday, 12 Feb 2015 | 1:29 PM ET

    *Ceasefire deal reached between Ukraine, Russia. *TripAdvisor soars on results; Expedia to buy Orbitz. Sentiment was also boosted by a ceasefire agreement between Russia and Ukraine, which soothed concerns that tensions in the region would prove a further drag on Europe's economy.

  • Even though Athens' leftist government failed to come to an agreement with its international creditors overnight, a copy of draft proposals spoke of "extending" its bailout agreement as a "bridge" to a new package. Meanwhile, the European Central Bank extended the amount of emergency liquidity assistance for Greek banks by 5 billion euros, on top of the 60 billion...

  • Even though Athens' leftist government failed to come to an agreement with its international creditors overnight, a copy of draft proposals spoke of "extending" its bailout agreement as a "bridge" to a new package. Meanwhile, the European Central Bank extended the amount of emergency liquidity assistance for Greek banks by 5 billion euros, on top of the 60 billion...

  • LONDON, Feb 12- Sweden's crown fell to a six-year low and its stock market hit a record high on Thursday after the central bank in Stockholm surprised investors by launching a stimulus programme and cutting its main interest rate below zero. In Europe's battle against deflation, the European Central Bank announced a 1 trillion euro quantitative easing...

  • *Ct Suisse, Renault rise after results. LONDON/ PARIS, Feb 12- European share indexes hit multi-year highs on Thursday, boosted by a Ukraine peace deal and new economic stimulus measures in Sweden. The leaders of Germany, France, Russia and Ukraine agreed a deal to end fighting in eastern Ukraine, participants at the summit talks said on Thursday.

  • PARIS, Feb 12- European shares rose on Thursday morning after Russian President Vladimir Putin said an agreement was reached in Ukrainian peace talks and a ceasefire would start on Feb 15. Stockholm stocks outperformed, with benchmark OMXS30 index gaining 1.5 percent and hitting a record high after Sweden's central bank surprised many by cutting its main...

  • LONDON, Feb 12- The Swedish crown dived to a six-year low and local stocks hit record highs on Thursday after Sweden's central bank unexpectedly launched a quantitative easing programme and cut its main repo rate into negative territory. In the battle against deflation, the European Central Bank has already taken its interest rates to negative and will launch...

  • *Saudi oil minister discusses cooperation with Gazprom chairman. BEIJING, Feb 12- Brent hovered near $55 a barrel on Thursday after data showed U.S. crude stockpiles set a record for the fifth week in a row, renewing fears that supply is still far outpacing demand. March Brent futures were up 40 cents to $55.06 a barrel at 0429 GMT, following a 3- percent loss in the...

  • *Saudi oil minister discusses cooperation with Gazprom chairman. March Brent futures were up 34 cents to $55 a barrel at 0305 GMT, following a 3- percent loss in the previous session that saw prices break below $54 at one point. On Wednesday, Saudi Arabia's oil minister met with the chairman of Russian state-controlled energy giant Gazprom, Saudi state media said,...

  • *Asia cautious amid conflicting Greece headlines. *European Council meeting later in session next in focus. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan was down 0.7 percent as markets from Australia to China all declined.

  • *Asia cautious amid conflicting Greece headlines. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan was down 0.2 percent. CNBC reported late on Wednesday that an agreement in principle was in place between Greece and other euro zone governments, lifting risk appetite briefly.

  • *Europe agrees on way forward for Greece. *Apple rises after Icahn letter. NEW YORK, Feb 11- U.S. stock futures rose late on Wednesday after Europe agreed on a way forward with Greece on debt negotiations that had been holding back U.S. investors worried about European stability.

  • *Euro zone, Ukraine talks hurt sentiment. NEW YORK, Feb 11- An advance in U.S. stocks halted and European shares slipped on Wednesday on investor worries over the outcome of euro zone ministerial meetings about Greece's debt crisis, while oil prices dropped for a second day on more signs of oversupply. Adding to the markets' uncertainty, the leaders of France, Germany,...

  • *PepsiCo climbs after results, Wal-Mart off on Canada plans. NEW YORK, Feb 11- The S&P 500 index finished unchanged on Wednesday as investors were reluctant to make big bets while they waited for the outcomes of major talks involving Greece and Ukraine, but Apple helped boost the Nasdaq after an activist investor's bullish comments. Adding to the market's...

  • NEW YORK, Feb 11- Oil prices fell as much as 3 percent on Wednesday after U.S. stockpiles hit record highs, and analysts and traders said the market could shed more of the rebound seen over the past two weeks due to expectations of lower output. "It proves that the price retracement we had on the capital expenditure cuts and falling rig counts may have been premature,"...

  • NEW YORK, Feb 11- U.S. stocks edged lower on Wednesday as investors worried about how much risk they should take on while they waited for the outcomes of major talks involving Greece and Ukraine. Adding to the market's uncertainty, the leaders of France, Germany, Russia and Ukraine began peace talks in Belarus, while in Ukraine pro- Moscow separatists tightened the...