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  • *Oil sinks 5 percent on worries over Greece, China, Iran. SAN FRANCISCO, July 6- Equity markets around the world fell on Monday and U.S. oil prices slumped 5 percent after Greece overwhelmingly voted against conditions for a rescue package and on unprecedented measures in China to staunch massive recent losses in its stock markets. Wall Street trimmed earlier...

  • LONDON— An Italian surveillance company known for selling malicious software used by police bodies and spy agencies appears to have succumbed to a damaging cyberattack which sent documents and invoices ricocheting across the Internet. Hacking Team's Twitter account appears to have been hijacked late Sunday, posting screenshots of what were purported to...

  • NEW YORK, July 6- Oil prices tumbled their most in three months on Monday, with U.S. crude falling 5 percent, after Greece's rejection of debt bailout terms and China's rolling out of emergency measures to support its stock markets shook global markets. Adding to the pressure on oil markets, Iran and global powers were trying to meet a July 7 deadline on a nuclear deal,...

  • NEW YORK- Aetna Inc Chief Executive Officer Mark Bertolini says he is confident that an antitrust review of its proposed purchase of Humana Inc will allow the deal to close in the second half of 2016, seeking to allay investor concerns of significant regulatory hurdles. ATHENS/ FRANKFURT- Greece's outspoken finance minister resigns, removing a major obstacle...

  • NEW YORK— Stocks in the U.S. slipped in midday trading Monday, while markets in Europe and Asia sank following a Greek vote that overwhelmingly rejected terms of the country's latest bailout package. Many in the markets fear that the decision has pushed Greece one step closer to leaving the euro. Greece's banks may soon run out of money and the country could be...

  • *China unleashes emergency measures to support stock markets. LONDON, July 6- Oil prices fell more than 3 percent on Monday after Greece rejected debt bailout terms and China rolled out emergency measures to support its stock markets, adding to concerns about demand at a time of global oversupply. "Uncertainty over Greece is bearish for oil.

  • Evans eavesdropped on the voicemail messages of celebrities including actress Sienna Miller, soccer star Sol Campbell and boxer Amir Khan. The July 2011 revelation that the Rupert Murdoch-owned tabloid had eavesdropped on the voicemails of a teenage murder victim— as well as celebrities, politicians and the royal family— rocked Britain's media, political...

  • *Athens bourse shut; U.S.-listed Greek assets sink. LONDON, July 6- Top euro zone shares fell around 1.5 percent on Monday, a relatively muted reaction to Greek voters' rejection of austerity terms for a financial lifeline. With the Athens stock market shut, investors traded Greek assets listed in the United States: National Bank of Greece's U.S. shares were trading...

  • LONDON, July 6- Foreign exchange markets reserved judgment on Greece's place in the euro and the overall solidity of the common currency project on Monday, prodding the euro just over half a cent lower after Greeks voted' No' to further austerity. The euro had sunk below $1.10 in initial trade in Asia after a vote that a number of major banks said made a' Grexit' the most...

  • *China bounces on Beijing support, Hong Kong hammered. LONDON, July 6- Emerging market stocks flirted with their biggest fall in two years on Monday as fears that Greece could be heading back to the drachma reached fever pitch, China remained volatile and Fed minutes this week kept U.S. rate jitters simmering. Most of the damage, however, had been done in Asia where...

  • MELBOURNE, July 6- London copper struck its weakest in more than four months on Monday as concerns deepened over the health of China and the euro zone economies. China stocks jumped 8 percent at the open before reversing direction to cut gains by half on Monday, after Beijing enacted an unprecedented series of policy moves to support the market in a bid to prevent a...

  • *China unleashes emergency measures to support stock markets. LONDON, July 6- Oil prices fell sharply on Monday after Greece rejected debt bailout terms and as China rolled out emergency measures to prevent a full-blown stock market crash, adding to worries about poor demand growth at a time of global oversupply. "Uncertainty over Greece is bearish for oil.

  • LONDON, July 6- Foreign exchange markets reserved judgment on Greece's place in the euro and the overall solidity of the common currency project on Monday, prodding the euro less than half a percent lower after Greeks voted' No' to further austerity. The euro had sunk below $1.10 in initial trade in Asia after a vote that a number of major banks said made a' Grexit' the...

  • LONDON, July 6- European shares were set for steep falls on Monday, the euro stumbled and yields on weaker euro zone economies' bonds rose after Greece's overwhelming vote against conditions of a rescue package endangered its future in the euro zone. In the wake of Sunday's' No' vote against the bailout conditions demanded by Greece's creditors, bankers said the...

  • *HK, China equity raisings $20.6 bln during market fall. *89 companies raised equity in HK, China in the three-week period. Equity fund raisings in Hong Kong and China totalled $20.6 billion in the past three weeks from 89 companies, nearly triple the volumes clocked at the New York Stock Exchange, according to Thomson Reuters data, and dwarfing London's $1.5...

  • *China shares struggle to rally despite Beijing support measures. SYDNEY/ TOKYO, July 6- Asian stocks hit a six-month trough and the euro stumbled on Monday after a Greek vote against austerity measures endangered its future in the single currency and raised the risk of a full-blown crisis in the euro zone. A rush from risk took MSCI's broadest index of...

  • But as celebrations died down early Monday, Greece entered a second week of severe restrictions on financial transactions and faced the prospect of even limited amounts of cash drying out, with no prospect of an immediate infusion. Greece imposed the restrictions to stem a bank run after the vote was called and its bailout program expired.

  • TOKYO— Shares tumbled Monday after Greece's voters vehemently rejected conditions set by the country's international creditors, deepening doubts over its future in the 19- nation eurozone. In early trading, Britain's FTSE 100 slipped 0.7 percent to 6,543.09, while Germany's DAX lost 1.2 percent to 10,926.13. Iscaro said he expected the European Central...

  • SINGAPORE/ TOKYO, July 6- Oil prices fell sharply early on Monday after Greece rejected austerity measures demanded in return for bailout money and as China rolled out an unprecedented series of steps to prevent a full-blown stock market crash. "With Greece reserves running low and no immediate bailout funds on the horizon, Greece is on a straight path out of the...

  • *China shares rally as Beijing steps up support measures. SYDNEY/ TOKYO, July 6- Asian stocks and the euro stumbled on Monday after a Greek vote against austerity measures endangered its future in the single currency and raised the risk of a full-blown crisis in the euro zone. Japan's Nikkei share index fell 1.4 percent while MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific...