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  • ATHENS, Feb 10- Greek bankers said on Tuesday that deposit outflows have slowed so far in February after they increased sharply a month earlier, but savers remain uneasy over the new leftist government's standoff with its official lenders. "Ouflows have decelerated so far in February," the chief executive of one of Greece's top four commercial banks told Reuters.

  • Feb 10- Omnicom Group Inc, the No. 1 U.S. advertising company, reported better-than-expected quarterly revenue, boosted by higher ad spending by consumer goods companies in the United States and United Kingdom. Omnicom, which counts Apple Inc, McDonald's Corp and Adidas AG among its clients, reported organic revenue growth of 5.9 percent in the fourth quarter...

  • FOREX-Dollar jumps on yield play, eyes on Greece Tuesday, 10 Feb 2015 | 7:54 AM ET

    *Euro under pressure over Greece. The euro sank below $1.13 in morning trade in Europe but it recovered almost half a cent around midday London time after a report said European officials would make a compromise proposal to give Athens another six months to negotiate. "You're just seeing a bit of dollar strength across the board," said Peter Kinsella, a strategist...

  • NEW YORK, Feb 10- U.S. stocks climbed on Tuesday after two straight declining sessions, with index futures jumping after a report of a proposal for a 6- month debt extension for Greece as negotiations continued. *The European Commission said earlier it had low expectations that meetings of euro zone finance ministers and EU leaders this week would produce a final...

  • Coca-Cola profit falls 55 pct Tuesday, 10 Feb 2015 | 7:44 AM ET

    Feb 10- Coca-Cola Co reported a 55 percent plunge in quarterly profit as a stronger dollar hurt revenue from international markets. The world's largest beverage maker said net income attributable to shareholders fell to $770 million, or 17 cents per share, in the fourth quarter ended Dec. 31 from $1.71 billion, or 38 cents per share, a year earlier.

  • LONDON, Feb 10- The head of HSBC's private bank has told staff past practices, which may have allowed some clients to dodge taxes, are unacceptable and the bank has no appetite to deal with such customers. "The practices and the banking model of that time are no longer acceptable," Peter Boyles, chief executive of HSBC's Global Private Banking since December 2012, said...

  • OTTAWA, Feb 10- The oil price shock has been front and center at meetings of the Group of 20 leading economies, Bank of Canada Governor Stephen Poloz said on Tuesday, but nothing he has heard at the talks so far has changed his economic outlook. Speaking in an interview with Reuters and another news outlet, Poloz also rejected the notion that he has been purposefully...

  • Feb 10- Hotel operator Starwood Hotels& Resorts Worldwide Inc reported an 83 percent jump in quarterly profit and said it would spin off its vacation ownership business. The company's net income rose to $234 million, or $1.34 per share, in the fourth quarter ended Dec. 31, from $128 million, or 68 cents per share, a year earlier. Revenue fell 1 percent to $1.49 billion.

  • BRUSSELS, Feb 10- The European Union is aiming to clinch an interim debt deal with Greece at a meeting of euro zone finance ministers on Monday, with "low expectations" for a breakthrough at meetings of ministers and EU leaders this week. Euro zone finance ministers, collectively known as the Eurogroup, meet on Wednesday and next Monday and EU leaders at a summit, or...

  • *Kantar says Tesco sales up 0.3 pct in 12 weeks to Feb. 1 Tesco outcome is first growth since Jan. 2014. LONDON, Feb 10- Britain's biggest supermarket has recorded its first sales rise since January 2014, data showed on Tuesday, suggesting attempts by Tesco's new boss to restore an image dented by a price war with discounters and an accounting scandal may be bearing...

  • *Raiffeisen jumps after saying will cut exposure to Russia. PARIS, Feb 10- European stocks were steady around midday on Tuesday, with UBS falling after it warned against the effects of the surging Swiss franc and negative interest rates in Switzerland and the eurozone. On Tuesday, Raiffeisen Bank International climbed 6.7 percent after the Austrian lender said...

  • LONDON, Feb 10- The head of top Russian oil producer Rosneft on Tuesday criticized OPEC policy and warned lower oil output as a result of falls in crude prices may lead to a supply shortage as early as the fourth quarter. Igor Sechin, speaking at the International Petroleum Week industry forum in London, said producer group OPEC had "lost its teeth" and its policy had...

  • MillerCoors profit falls 10 pct; CEO to retire Tuesday, 10 Feb 2015 | 7:16 AM ET

    Feb 10- MillerCoors LLC, the U.S. operations of Molson Coors Brewing Co and SABMiller Plc, reported a 10 percent fall in quarterly net profit, and said Chief Executive Tom Long will retire on June 30. Net income attributable to the company fell to $213.3 million in the fourth quarter ended Dec. 31 from $237.1 million a year earlier. Molson Coors owns 42 percent and...

  • BOC'S POLOZ: OIL PRICE SHOCK IS CUTTING CANADA'S INCOME BY 3 PCT, SIMILAR TO A WHOLE YEAR'S GROWTH.

  • Feb 10- Blackstone Group LP's PGI Specialty Materials Inc, which makes materials that are used in products ranging from diapers to disinfectant wipes, filed with U.S. regulators for an initial public offering of common stock. The company's customers include Procter& Gamble Co, Kimberly-Clark Corp and Cardinal Health Inc.. BofA Merrill Lynch, Citigroup,...

  • BOC'S POLOZ REJECTS NOTION HE HAS BEEN PURPOSEFULLY TRYING TO TALK DOWN C$, SAYS C$ HAS MOVED BECAUSE OF ECONOMY.

  • BOC'S POLOZ: NEGATIVE EFFECTS OF OIL PRICE FALL COME IMMEDIATELY, POSITIVE EFFECTS COME LATER, MORE GRADUALLY.

  • BOC'S POLOZ: INFLATION TARGETING HAS BEEN SUCCESSFUL, REQUIRES A HIGH BAR TO CHANGE.

  • POLOZ SAYS BOC IS NOT AT THE ZERO INTEREST RATE AREA THAT MIGHT REQUIRE REINSTATING FORWARD GUIDANCE.

  • POLOZ: NOTHING HE'S HEARD AT G20 TALKS CHANGES BOC'S ECONOMIC OUTLOOK.