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One of the U.K's most prominent fund managers has joined Bill Gates in backing a small biopharmaceutical firm with a bumper $50 million investment.
U.S. stock futures pointed to a firm open, following the previous day's sharp falls and amid key data releases as yields held near recent highs.
Deputy Foreign minister of Greece Euclid Tsakalotos has been drafted in to lead debt talks with creditors to replace hot-headed Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis.
U.S. stock index futures indicated a lower open as markets digested mixed data and major moves in the dollar and Treasurys, after the Fed statement.
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