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  • SHANGHAI, Jan 26- China CNR Corp Ltd, one of the country's top train makers, said on Sunday it had recently signed 24.3 billion yuan of deals with both Chinese and foreign firms. They included a 4.1 billion yuan subway deal with the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority, which Reuters reported in October. CNR plans to merge with CSR Corp Ltd, another of China's...

  • TOKYO, Jan 26- Many Bank of Japan board members said slumping oil prices will weigh on inflation short-term but will accelerate price rises in the long run by stimulating the economy, minutes of the bank's policy-setting meeting in December showed. Some members voiced caution over risks to Japan's economic outlook, pointing to weak consumer and business...

  • SINGAPORE, Jan 26- The euro hit a fresh 11- year low on Monday as Greece's Syriza party promised to roll back austerity measures after sweeping to victory in a snap election, putting Athens on a collision course with international lenders. The euro fell to $1.1098 on trading platform EBS, its lowest level since September 2003. It last traded at $1.1132, down about...

  • Japan Dec exports rise 12.9 pct year/year - MOF Sunday, 25 Jan 2015 | 6:54 PM ET

    TOKYO, Jan 26- Japanese exports rose 12.9 percent in December from a year earlier, Ministry of Finance data showed on Monday, up for a fourth straight month in a sign of a steady recovery in shipments helped by a weak yen and a pick-up in overseas demand. The reading compared with an 11.0 percent increase expected by economists in a Reuters poll, following a 4.9...

  • *Greece vote results stokes fresh concerns of instability in Europe. TOKYO, Jan 26- The euro skidded to near an 11- year low and U.S. stock futures fell on Monday as Greece's Syriza party promised to roll back austerity measures after sweeping to victory in a snap election, putting Athens on a collision course with international lenders. Syriza leader Alexis...

  • WELLINGTON, Jan 26- The euro weakened on Monday, approaching an 11- year low versus the U.S. dollar after projections showed Greece's Syriza party had won a snap election, raising the risk that the country may demand a debt write-off and end austerity measures. By 2055 GMT, the euro traded around $1.1160 after its sell-off fizzed out ahead of $1.1115 plumbed on...

  • HONG KONG, Jan 26- Li Ka- shing's hectic start to 2015 has meant record Asia M&A, loan and equity deals so far this month- good news for investment bankers close to the 86- year-old Hong Kong tycoon's empire. The brisk business- $108 billion of Asia M&A makes it the best start to a year, according to Thomson Reuters data- raises hopes that the Chinese Year of the Goat could...

  • NEW DELHI/ MUMBAI, Jan 26- India is betting that mobile phone vendors, fuel stations and corner stores can help it put basic banking within the grasp of hundreds of millions of its poor people living beyond the reach of traditional bank branches. The regulations announced by the central bank, the Reserve Bank of India, reflect a realization that traditional banks...

  • ATHENS, Jan 25- Greece's leftwing Syriza appeared on course to trounce the ruling conservatives in Sunday's snap election and could win the absolute majority it wants to fight international creditors' insistence on painful austerity measures. While a final result may not come for hours, 40- year-old Syriza leader Alexis Tsipras was set to become prime...

  • NEW YORK, Jan 25- The average price of a gallon of gasoline in the United States fell 13.3 cents in the past two weeks, falling to its lowest level since late April 2009, but the end of a months-long slide may be near, according to the Lundberg survey released Sunday. Prices for regular grade gasoline fell to $2.07 a gallon in the survey dated Jan. 23 from the previous...

  • ANTANANARIVO, Jan 25- Madagascar's president announced the replacement of eight ministers late on Sunday, including a new finance minister, after the government was dissolved earlier this month amid mounting public frustration over power cuts and other issues. Maurice Gervais Rakotoarimanana, an accountant who has worked with the World Bank, will be the...

  • ATHENS, Jan 25- Greece's anti-austerity leftist party Syriza will easily win Sunday's election but may fall short of an absolute majority in parliament by as little as one seat, the first official projection of the vote showed. "We have a thriller over the outright majority," said Michalis Kariotoglou from Singular Logic. The far-right Golden Dawn party will take...

  • GREEK CONSERVATIVE NEW DEMOCRACY PARTY ON 27.7 PCT AFTER ELECTION- OFFICIAL PROJECTION.

  • BERLIN, Jan 25- Bundesbank President Jens Weidmann said Greece, where an anti-bailout party looks set to win a snap election, would continue to need aid and would only get this by sticking to agreements, adding he hoped the new government would not make promises the country could not afford. Asked about the possibility of a third haircut- or debt restructuring- for...

  • ATHENS, Jan 25- Greece's anti-austerity leftist party Syriza stood on the cusp of an outright victory in Sunday's snap election, commanding a 10 point lead over Prime Minister Antonis Samaras' conservatives, an updated exit poll showed. Centrists To Potami and far-right Golden Dawn were tied for third spot with 6 to 7 percent of the vote, according to the exit poll.

  • The film, directed by Clint Eastwood and starring Oscar nominee Bradley Cooper as a Navy Seal sharpshooter, has now taken in more than $200 million in U.S. and Canadian theaters since opening wide on Jan. 16. But audiences continued to flock to see Eastwood's big hit, "American Sniper," which Warner Bros, the Time Warner Inc unit that released the film, has called a "...

  • GREEK CONSERVATIVE NEW DEMOCRACY ON 26-28 PCT IN UPDATED EXIT POLL AFTER ELECTION.

  • Euro falls after Greek exit polls show Syriza win Sunday, 25 Jan 2015 | 1:22 PM ET

    WELLINGTON, Jan 26- The euro fell on Monday after exit polls in Greece's general election showed the leftwing Syriza party winning a comfortable victory, raising the risk of a standoff over austerity measures with its European lenders. The single currency fell versus most major currencies in early Australasian trade, losing nearly half a U.S. cent to around...

  • President Barack Obama unveiled a plan centred on insurance on Sunday that they hope will convince U.S. companies to build nuclear power stations in India, but stopped short of demands to soften a liability law. "The India nuclear insurance pool is a risk transfer mechanism which is being formed by GIC Re and four other public sector undertakings in the general...

  • CENT TO AROUND $1.1170, APPROACHES 11- YR LOW.