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  • NEW YORK/ LONDON, July 6- Commodities prices dropped to their lowest in nearly three months on Monday, dragged lower by a fresh rout in oil and copper as Greece's rejection of debt bailout terms and China's stock market woes unleashed a fresh round of selling. Greece's deepening economic crisis is unlikely to hurt global fuel demand on a major scale, but nervous oil...

  • NEW YORK, July 6- Oil prices suffered their biggest selloff in five months on Monday, falling as much as 8 percent as Greece's rejection of debt bailout terms and China's stock market woes set off a deepening spiral of losses. Adding to the pressure on oil, Iran and global powers were trying to meet a July 7 deadline on a nuclear deal, which could bring more supply to the...

  • *Expected to pursue issue of debt relief for Greece. ATHENS, July 6- Euclid Tsakalotos, the mild-tempered professor who was appointed as Greece's new finance minister on Monday, is a clear change in style from his combative predecessor Yanis Varoufakis. The 55- year-old Tsakalotos studied at prestigious private London school St Paul's and at Oxford University,...

  • *Expected to pursue issue of debt relief for Greece. The 55- year-old Tsakalotos studied at prestigious private London school St Paul's and at Oxford University, speaks Greek with a British accent and rarely appears in public, let alone wearing the torso-hugging T-shirts Varoufakis favors. Like Varoufakis, Tsakalotos has often decried Europe for big...

  • BOSTON/ LONDON, July 6- Jeff Feig, the co-chief investment officer of hedge fund Fortress Investment Group LLC's macro fund is leaving the company after less than a year, with Michael Novogratz becoming sole CIO, three sources with knowledge of the changes said. Feig, 48, joined Fortress less than a year ago from Citigroup Inc, where he was a foreign exchange...

  • NEW YORK, July 6- Oil prices tumbled their most in three months on Monday, with U.S. crude falling 6 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, Iran and global powers were trying to meet a July 7 deadline on a nuclear deal, which...

  • *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...

  • The Associated Press couldn't immediately verify the authenticity of the leaked material and Rabe declined to comment on the accuracy of the documents, citing confidentiality agreements. Still, some of the billing records being shared online appeared to corroborate work by Citizen Lab, a research group at the Munk School of Global Affairs at the University...

  • 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. fell broadly in afternoon trading Monday following sharper drops in Europe and Asia as Greeks voted to reject the spending cuts and tax increases demanded by its creditors for additional loans. Meeting in Paris with her French counterpart, German Chancellor Angela Merkel stressed the importance of Greece taking "responsibility"...

  • *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...