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  • Quarter ends, but volatility will not Monday, 30 Mar 2015 | 6:58 PM ET
    A trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    The market's first-quarter performance has been marked by wide swings, and the second quarter is likely to start off just as volatile with the upcoming earnings season a key.

  • Greek PM: We seek 'honest compromise,' debt relief Monday, 30 Mar 2015 | 5:28 PM ET
    Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras gestures during a cabinet meeting at the parliament building in Athens March 29, 2015.

    Alexis Tsipras said his government was ready to implement a deal struck with euro zone lenders in February.

  • *Greece lowers target for asset sales, proposes bad bank. ATHENS March 30- Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras on Monday appealed for an "honest compromise" with lenders but warned Greece would not agree to an "unconditional" one, after its biggest creditor demanded it do more to show commitment to reform. Athens could run out of cash by April 20, a source has previously said.

  • Soros ready to invest $1B in Ukraine if... Monday, 30 Mar 2015 | 1:47 PM ET

    Billionaire financier George Soros is ready to invest $1 billion in Ukraine, if Western countries help private investment there.

  • Is the euro zone getting stronger?   Monday, 30 Mar 2015 | 11:00 AM ET
    Is the euro zone getting stronger?

    David Stubbs, global market strategist at J.P. Morgan Asset Management, talks about the European economy and how there's been "real improvement" in some economies.

  • LONDON, March 30- Greece's bond yields edged up on Monday as its biggest creditor Germany said the euro zone would give Athens no further financial aid until it provides a more detailed list of reforms. While Greece sounded an upbeat tone on talks through the weekend, creditors said the list submitted by Athens on Friday was more a collection of ideas than...

  • NEW YORK, March 30- The euro slumped against the dollar on Monday on worries over whether Greece would secure aid before it runs out of cash in three weeks, while the greenback gained versus other currencies on the view the Federal Reserve will raise U.S. interest rates this year. Athens sounded upbeat about talks with its creditors to release funds from its 240-...

  • European stocks rebound as tech shares turn higher Monday, 30 Mar 2015 | 10:03 AM ET

    *Yoox rises on Net-A-Porter talks. Shares in European technology stocks such as Infineon, STMicroelectronics and ASML were all up 2-3 percent on Monday. Signs of merger and acquisition activity also pushed up the shares of Yoox by 9.4 percent, after Yoox and Richemont's Net-a-Porter confirmed merger talks to create an industry leader in the fast-growing...

  • ATHENS/ BERLIN, March 30- Greece's biggest creditor Germany said on Monday that the euro zone would give Athens no further financial aid until it has a more detailed list of reforms and some are enacted into law, adding to scepticism over plans presented last week. A senior official in Brussels on Sunday had dismissed the list as "ideas" rather than a plan that Greece...

  • *Shanghai, Hong Kong stocks lead on stimulus hopes. LONDON, March 30- Shares rose on Monday with Asian stocks buoyed by hopes for stimulus to boost China's economy, but the euro slipped on renewed concern about Greece's finances. Earlier, Chinese stocks surged to seven-year highs, helped by Beijing's unveiling of an ambitious plan to build a modern Silk Road to...

  • BRUSSELS— With its next financial deadline looming, Greece is struggling to convince its creditors it has a viable economic reform plan to unlock emergency funds and prevent the country from going bankrupt. Without outside help, Greece faces the prospect of going bankrupt in the next few months. An agreement should unlock Greece's next funds— around 7 billion...

  • *Euro weighed down by uncertainty over Greece. LONDON, March 30- The euro fell on Monday, hurt by uncertainty over whether Greece and its creditors will be able to strike a deal that will help Athens secure funding before it runs out of money by April 20. "Even though euro short positions are at record highs, given the Greek uncertainty and the bias for more monetary...

  • LONDON, March 30- Greek bond yields edged up on Monday as investors cautiously waited to see whether Athens would come up with a list of reforms sufficient to unlock much-needed bailout cash. While Greece sounded an upbeat tone on talks through the weekend, creditors said the list submitted by Athens on Friday was more a collection of ideas than something that...

  • European stocks bounce back as tech stocks rally Monday, 30 Mar 2015 | 6:23 AM ET

    Shares in European technology stocks such as Infineon, STMicroelectronics and ASML were all up between 2-3 percent on Monday. U.S. tech stocks had climbed on Friday after news of Intel's talks to buy fellow chipmaker Altera in a deal likely to top $10 billion. Intel shares jumped 6.4 percent while Altera shares surged 28.4 percent.

  • MSCI's emerging equity index rose 0.8 percent, lifted by China stocks jumping almost 3 percent on hopes that more infrastructure spending and policy stimulus will re-energise a cooling economy and boost profits. "China' stocks surged to yet another year-to-date high on the back of market expectations that the PBoC might provide even more monetary policy...

  • *Shanghai, Hong Kong stocks lead on stimulus hopes. Chinese stocks surged to seven-year highs, helped by Beijing's unveiling of an ambitious plan to build a modern Silk Road to Europe and Africa and signs from People's Bank of China Governor Zhou Xiaochuan that added to expectations of more monetary policy easing. "China's economy is under relatively big...

  • Rallying techs help European stocks bounce back Monday, 30 Mar 2015 | 4:15 AM ET

    *Lafarge drops as two Holcim shareholders reject revised deal. U.S. tech stocks climbed on Friday after news that Intel Corp is in talks to buy fellow chipmaker Altera Corp in a deal likely to top $10 billion. Intel shares jumped 6.4 percent while Altera shares surged 28.4 percent.

  • LONDON, March 30- Greek bond yields edged up on Monday as investors cautiously waited to see whether Athens would come up with a list of reforms sufficient to unlock much-needed bailout cash. While Greece sounded an upbeat tone on talks through the weekend, creditors said the list submitted by Athens on Friday was more a collection of ideas that something that...

  • ATHENS, March 30- Greece has not given up on its aim to renegotiate its debt to render it manageable, the country's deputy finance minister said on Monday as talks between Athens and its lenders on reforms to unlock aid continue. He reiterated a plan to link the repayment of Greece's 318 billion euros of debt with economic growth or exports, along the lines of a deal...

  • *Euro weighed down by uncertainty over Greece. LONDON, March 30- The euro fell on Monday, hurt by uncertainty over whether Greece and its international creditors will be able to strike a deal that will help Athens secure funding before it runs out of money by April 20. "Even though euro short positions are at record highs, given the Greek uncertainty and the bias for...