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  • Merkel and Hollande edge closer after tragedies Tuesday, 31 Mar 2015 | 1:13 PM ET

    *Berlin and Paris to step up cooperation on energy, drones. BERLIN, March 31- The leaders of Germany and France announced plans on Tuesday to work more closely on economic and security issues after years of strain, saying the tragedies of the Charlie Hebdo killings and air crash in the French Alps had brought them closer. Chancellor Angela Merkel and President...

  • *France, Germany want deal where Iran cannot make nuclear weapons. Six world powers, consisting of the United States, Britain, France, Germany, Russia and China, ramped up negotiations with Iran in Switzerland for outline deal on Tehran's nuclear program that would be integral to removing sanctions on its oil exports. But with hours to go to the midnight deadline in...

  • NEW YORK, March 31- U.S. stocks retreated on Tuesday from the previous session's rally, though major indexes were headed for a positive first quarter, while the euro was on track for its biggest quarterly fall as worries about Greece kept the currency under pressure. The European Central Bank's one-trillion-euro economic stimulus program, launched this month,...

  • KUWAIT, March 31- Iran wants all parties in Yemen to return to talks, Tehran's deputy foreign minister Hossein Amir Abdollahian said on Tuesday, adding the Islamic Republic and Saudi Arabia could work together to solve the conflict there. "Iran and Saudi Arabia can cooperate to solve the Yemeni crisis," Abdollahian told reporters in Kuwait, speaking through a...

  • KUWAIT, March 31- Iran wants all parties in Yemen to return to calm and dialogue, Tehran's deputy foreign minister Hossein Amir Abdollahian said on Tuesday, adding the Islamic Republic and Saudi Arabia could work together to solve the conflict there. "Iran and Saudi Arabia can cooperate to solve the Yemeni crisis," Abdollahian told reporters in Kuwait, speaking...

  • 1st quarter ends, but stock volatility will not Tuesday, 31 Mar 2015 | 5:57 AM 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.

  • *Iran negotiations in Lausanne enter last 24 hours. LONDON, March 31- Brent crude oil dropped towards $55 a barrel on Tuesday as Iran and six world powers entered a final day of talks over a nuclear deal that could see the energy-rich country increase oil exports to world markets. With a self-imposed deadline set for the end of the day, the United States, Britain,...

  • *Oil imports from Iran at 220,000 bpd in year to March 31. *U.S. pressured India not to raise annual Iran oil imports. NEW DELHI, March 31- India halted oil imports from Iran for the first time in at least a decade in March as New Delhi responded to U.S. pressure to keep its shipments from Tehran within sanction limits during the last month of negotiations on a preliminary...

  • Iran deal: Congress eyes Netanyahu   Tuesday, 31 Mar 2015 | 5:00 AM ET
    Iran deal: Congress eyes Netanyahu

    Ben White, chief economic correspondent at Politico, discusses a possible Iran nuclear deal, and talks about the possibility of sanctions relief.

  • LONDON, March 31- The euro remained on track for its biggest quarterly fall and European shares for their best first quarter of the euro era on Tuesday as worries about Greece's finances kept the single currency under pressure. It is up a whopping 16 percent since Jan. 1, with Germany's DAX up 23 percent and France's CAC 19 percent higher, compared to a more modest 5...

  • Iran deal: Republicans lawmakers aren't happy   Tuesday, 31 Mar 2015 | 4:10 AM ET
    Iran deal: Republicans lawmakers aren't happy

    The Iran nuclear deal has sparked discussion State side, with Republican lawmakers feeling angry that an international agreement could bypass congress. CNBC files this report.

  • Iran needs this nuclear deal: Gamble   Tuesday, 31 Mar 2015 | 4:10 AM ET
    Iran needs this nuclear deal: Gamble

    If a deal does come together between Iran and the U.S., what kind of pushback will the White House receive? CNBC's Hadley Gamble discusses.

  • *FACTBOX on Iran oil sanctions. DUBAI/ NEW DELHI/ HONG KONG, March 31- A possible surge in Iranian oil exports from an end to sanctions will reboot a struggle between top Middle East producers for Asian buyers, with Iraq looking the most vulnerable. Under sanctions Iran became adept at offering discounts, easy credit and free shipping to keep in the game, recalling...

  • TOKYO, March 31- Asian purchases of Iranian crude fell by a quarter in February from a year ago, led by big drops in India and South Korea, although the future of Tehran's oil exports remains murky as it and six world powers race to reach a preliminary nuclear deal. Imports by Iran's four biggest buyers- China, India, Japan and South Korea- though down on-year, bounced...

  • *China announces steps Monday to prop up sliding house prices. TOKYO, March 31- Asian stocks rose on Tuesday after a rally on Wall Street and steps by China to shore up its economy boosted risk appetite, while Greek debt worries again haunted the sagging euro. After unveiling details over the weekend for a modern " Silk Road" that could pump tens of billions of dollars...

  • Tanter: Odds of an Iran nuclear deal 'going down'

    Raymond Tanter, Professor Emeritus at University of Michigan, says the departure of Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov from the negotiations on Monday means a "major issue" has happened.

  • NYMEX-Oil extends fall; U.S. oil stocks seen rising Monday, 30 Mar 2015 | 7:52 PM ET

    TOKYO, March 31- U.S. crude futures extended declines to a third day on Tuesday to hold below $49 a barrel, under pressure ahead of industry data due out later that is likely to show another solid build in U.S. commercial crude inventories. *NYMEX crude for May delivery was down 8 cents at $48.60 a barrel by 0034 GMT. *It settled down 19 cents at $48.68 on Monday as Iran and...

  • 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.

  • Let's make a deal ... with Iran   Monday, 30 Mar 2015 | 4:38 PM ET
    Let's make a deal ... with Iran

    Details on the approaching deadline for negotiating a nuclear deal with Iran. CNBC's Eamon Javers and Jim Walsh, MIT senior research associate, discuss.

  • *China shares hit seven-year high on ambitious Silk Road project. Also Monday, Israel's Teva Pharmaceutical Industries said it would buy U.S. biopharmaceutical firm Auspex Pharmaceuticals Inc for $3.5 billion, and Ireland's Horizon Pharma Plc agreed to buy U.S. drugmaker Hyperion Therapeutics Inc for about $1.1 billion. Earlier, China unveiled details of an...