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  • HONG KONG, July 6- Malaysia's economy, its banking system and government finances are not under systemic risk from developments at state fund 1 MDB, rating agency Moody's said on Monday. A Wall Street Journal report on Friday said investigators had traced nearly $700 million to bank accounts they believed belonged to Prime Minister Najib Razak.

  • July 6- U.S. stocks fell at the open on Monday after Greece rejected debt bailout terms, increasing the uncertainty over the future of the country's euro zone membership. The Dow Jones industrial average fell 77.66 points, or 0.44 percent, to 17,652.45. The S&P 500 lost 11.25 points, or 0.54 percent, to 2,065.53 and the Nasdaq Composite dropped 41.29 points, or 0.82...

  • CHANTILLY, France, July 6- French carmaker Renault on Monday launched its new Talisman model, replacing the Laguna at the top of its private passenger vehicle range in the hope it will do better against the German competition. Aimed at a sector long dominated by German offerings from BMW and Mercedes, the Talisman will be marketed in France from the end of this year,...

  • *Russia to host BRICS summit in city of Ufa. *Putin sees chance to show Russia not isolated. At a meeting in the remote Russian city of Ufa, originally a fortress built on the orders of Tsar Ivan the Terrible, Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa also aim to put the last touches to a $100- billion contingency currency reserves pool.

  • LONDON, July 6- For all the negative headlines around Greece, investors have proved resilient and even bullish on sectors from banks to peripheral debt that history suggests could be hardest hit if the situation there worsens. While the strength of the vote was a surprise- nearly two-thirds of votes have rejected the deal- market reaction on Monday was limited,...

  • *GPS, IT systems lifting yields, shedding jobs. VILJOENSKROON, South Africa, July 6- South African farmer Cobus van Coller scans the flashing computer screen in the cab of his harvester. As a result of these two new methods, which are revolutionising agriculture globally, South Africa is growing more food with less manpower-- a trend with profound social and...

  • *China stocks surge at opening, close up 2-3 pct. In an extraordinary weekend of policy moves, brokerages and fund managers vowed to buy massive amounts of stocks, helped by China's state-backed margin finance company, which in turn would be aided by a direct line of liquidity from the central bank. Oliver Barron, China policy research analyst at NSBO, said it wasn't...

  • *Greece owes $3.5 bln bond payment to ECB on July 20. July 6- U.S. stocks were set to open lower on Monday after Greece rejected debt bailout terms, throwing the future of the country's euro zone membership into further doubt. A new bailout deal is needed for Greece to meet a July 20 deadline to repay $3.9 billion of bonds to the ECB.

  • ATHENS, Greece— Nicky Zachary closed her family's shoe store shortly after opening it Monday— the few customers who had strolled in hadn't bought a thing. I don't want to lose the dream for a better Greece. Yet there was pride and defiance in Athens after a lopsided victory for the "no" forces who want the Greek government to reject the demands of European creditors...

  • ATHENS, Greece— Government official: Greece's Tsipras speaks by phone with Germany's Merkel ahead of summit.

  • *Wheat loses as much as 3 pct, corn/soy around 2 pct. *Firm dollar, worries over Greece, China sap commodities. PARIS/ SYDNEY, July 6- U.S. grain and soybean futures fell sharply on Monday as lighter rainfall than expected eased fears about Midwest crops while worries over Greece and China led investors to shun many commodity markets.

  • July 6- Struggling teen clothing retailer American Apparel Inc said it may need to raise more capital in the next 12 months as part of a new restructuring plan aimed at cutting costs.

  • *Ukraine crisis makes NATO strategy paper look outdated. BRUSSELS, July 6- NATO is preparing for a long standoff with Russia, reluctantly accepting that the Ukraine conflict has fundamentally transformed Europe's security landscape and that it may have to abandon hope of a constructive relationship with Moscow. The "strategic concept," adopted by NATO leaders...

  • FRANKFURT, July 6- Italy's Hacking Team, which makes surveillance software used by governments to police the web, appeared to be the victim of hacking on a grand scale itself on Monday. The Milan- based company, which describes itself as a maker of lawful interception software used by police and intelligence services worldwide, has been accused by...

  • *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.

  • THE HAGUE, July 6- Greece's' No' vote has made discussions with its creditors more difficult, but the aim remains to keep the country in the euro zone, the head of the bloc's finance ministers said on Monday. Dijsselbloem said keeping Greece in the euro zone "is still their objective and mine." Dijsselbloem, asked about the resignation of Greek Finance Minister Yanis...

  • Mondelez International Inc. says it will add "Oreo Thins" to its permanent lineup in the U.S. starting next week. "If people want to do that, it's clearly up to them," said Janda Lukin, senior director of Oreo for North America at parent company Mondelez International. Despite having fewer calories per serving, Mondelez says the new cookies aren't meant to be a diet...

  • In this photo by Andy Wong, a man touches a bull statue on display outside a bank in Beijing, where the financial district has several statues investors see as good luck charms. The Shanghai stock market has tumbled by 27 percent from its June 12 peak, although its index edged up 2.4 percent on Monday following government actions to stem the plunge.

  • *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...

  • German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Francois Hollande will meet in Paris in the afternoon. *Greece's finance minister quit and Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said his government was ready to return immediately to negotiations with creditors in a bid to open shuttered banks. The Institute for Supply Management's services index data is...