ATHENS, Greece— Dimitris is voting "yes" because he fears Greece would be in danger if it leaves the European Union. His daughter Alexandra is voting "no" because she is tired of richer European nations bossing Greece around. The ballot question does not address whether Greece should abandon the euro currency or leave the 28- member European Union, but many voters...» Read More
VIENNA— World powers and Iran have drawn up a draft document on the pace and timing of sanctions relief for the Islamic republic in exchange for curbs on Iran's nuclear program, advancing on one of the most contentious issues at their negotiations, diplomats told The Associated Press on Saturday. Officials had described sanctions relief as one of the thorniest...
*Germany's Schaeuble says Greece might lose euro "temporarily". *Greece votes Sunday in referendum on aid deal. ATHENS, July 4- Europe will lose a trillion euros if it allows Greece to go under, the country's finance minister said on Saturday, accusing creditors of' terrorizing' Greeks into accepting austerity in a referendum on bailout terms.
DUBAI, July 4- Iran's oil minister Bijan Zanganeh will soon present a long-awaited template for new international oil contracts to the government, as foreign companies watch for a nuclear deal that could allow them into a major untapped market. "The oil minister will soon lay out the new model for Iran's international oil contracts to the council of ministers,"...
BEIJING, July 4- China's top securities brokerages said on Saturday that they would collectively buy at least 120 billion yuan ( $19.3 billion of shares in a bid to stabilise the country's stock markets after a slump of nearly 30 percent since mid-June. The rout in China's highly leveraged stock market has become a major worry for international investors, who...
*European Commission president sees vote as danger to EU. BRUSSELS, July 4- It's sultry early July and an emotional Jean-Claude Juncker is on the stump, calling for a' Yes' vote in a referendum on which he says hangs the future of Europe- and his own career. "A' Yes'... would have a significance... well beyond Europe," he tells voters.
GREECE'S VAROUFAKIS SAYS A TRILLION EUROS WILL BE LOST IF GREECE IS ALLOWED TO CRASH.
GREECE'S VAROUFAKIS SAYS' YES' VOTE FOR BAILOUT TERMS WOULD THREATEN DEMOCRACY BECAUSE FEAR WOULD HAVE WON.
GREECE'S VAROUFAKIS SAYS IF THE COUNTRY VOTES' NO', PM TSIPRAS WILL GO TO BRUSSELS AND REACH AN AGREEMENT.
GREECE'S VAROUFAKIS SAYS GREEK BANKS WILL REOPEN BY TUESDAY,' YES' OR' NO'.
GREECE FINANCE MINISTER VAROUFAKIS SAYS "WHAT THEY'RE DOING WITH GREECE HAS A NAME: TERRORISM"- INTERVIEW IN SPAIN'S EL MUNDO.
BEIJING, July 4- China's top 21 securities brokerages said on Saturday that they would collectively invest at least 120 billion yuan ( $19.3 billion to help stabilise the country's stock markets after a slump of nearly 30 percent since mid-June. The rout in China's highly leveraged stock market has become a major worry for global investors, who fear a meltdown...
TOP CHINA BROKERAGES PLEDGE TO NOT SELL OFF HOLDINGS AS LONG AS SHANGHAI COMP INDEX IS BELOW 4,500 POINTS.
TOP CHINESE BROKERAGES AGREE TO INVEST AT LEAST 120 BLN YUAN TO HELP STABILISE SLUMPING STOCK MARKET- STATEMENT.
WASHINGTON— As the Justice Department launches an investigation into possible collusion in the airline industry, experts say the government faces the burden of proving that carriers were deliberately signaling business decisions to each other. A particularly cold winter in the Northeast, for instance, might merit more flights to the Caribbean.
*Stays on the good side of Russia's Putin. ASTANA/ ALMATY, July 4- Kazakhstan's veteran leader Nursultan Nazarbayev celebrates his 75th birthday on Monday, in good shape and vastly popular, but the expected fireworks and fanfare mask uncomfortable questions about the future of the second-largest post-Soviet economy. "Tell me, does anyone here in Kazakhstan want...
Greece could leave the euro. For Greece, the short-term pain and turmoil could be extreme whereas the currency union would likely survive the initial shock. Ironically, a few experts think one of the most devastating outcomes for the euro would be if Greece leaves and, against all expectation, thrives.
*Zhang most recently worked with Credit Suisse. *Neil Harvey to serve as Credit Suisse's Greater China CEO. Zhang, who mostly recently served as the co-chief executive officer for Greater China at Credit Suisse, will help Blackstone to expand its presence in the region, the statement added.
TORONTO, July 3- An Ontario court on Friday rejected the city of Toronto's request for an injunction to halt Uber's operations in Canada's largest city. "We are pleased with today's ruling, which confirms that ridesharing is a new business model, distinct from traditional taxi services," Ian Black, general manager for Uber Canada, said in a statement.
ATHENS, Greece— Campaigns halt in Greece on Saturday on the eve of a closely watched bailout referendum— with voters in a dead heat over whether to defy creditors and push for better repayment terms or essentially seek new political leadership to find a compromise. Rival rallies took place a half-mile apart in central Athens late Friday, and Tsipras made his...