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  • LONDON, March 21- Singapore remains the world's most expensive city to live in, a study showed on Tuesday, with two Japanese cities-- Tokyo and Osaka-- returning to the top 10 thanks to the strengthening of the yen. Almaty in Kazakhstan was the least expensive, followed by Lagos in recession-hit Nigeria. Europe was represented in the top 10 by four cities-- Zurich at three,...

  • LONDON, March 21- Singapore remains the world's most expensive city to live in, a study showed on Tuesday, with two Japanese cities-- Tokyo and Osaka-- returning to the top 10 thanks to the strengthening of the yen. Almaty in Kazakhstan was the least expensive, followed by Lagos in recession-hit Nigeria. Europe was represented in the top 10 by four cities-- Zurich at three,...

  • LONDON, March 21- Singapore remains the world's most expensive city to live in, a study showed on Tuesday, with two Japanese cities-- Tokyo and Osaka-- returning to the top 10 thanks to the strengthening of the yen. Almaty in Kazakhstan was the least expensive, followed by Lagos in recession-hit Nigeria. Europe was represented in the top 10 by four cities-- Zurich at three,...

  • LONDON, March 21- Singapore remains the world's most expensive city to live in, a study showed on Tuesday, with two Japanese cities-- Tokyo and Osaka-- returning to the top 10 thanks to the strengthening of the yen. Almaty in Kazakhstan was the least expensive, followed by Lagos in recession-hit Nigeria. Europe was represented in the top 10 by four cities-- Zurich at three,...

  • LONDON, March 21- Singapore topped the Economist Intelligence Unit's twice-yearly list of the world's most expensive cities. Here is the ranking for the most expensive and cheapest cities:. (Reporting by Jeremy Gaunt, editing by Pritha Sarkar).

  • LONDON- Federal Reserve Bank of New York President and CEO William Dudley will attend an event "Banking Culture; An International Challenge and an Opportunity" organized by Banking Standards Board and the Lord Mayor of London- 0820 GMT. LONDON- Federal Reserve Bank of New York President and CEO William Dudley will attend an event "Worthy of Trust?

  • LONDON- Federal Reserve Bank of New York President and CEO William Dudley will attend an event "Banking Culture; An International Challenge and an Opportunity" organized by Banking Standards Board and the Lord Mayor of London- 0820 GMT. LONDON- Federal Reserve Bank of New York President and CEO William Dudley will attend an event "Worthy of Trust?

  • Transocean rig, Gulf of Mexico

    Shares of Transocean fell more after Borr Drilling announced it will acquire 15 of Transocean's rigs in a deal valued at $1.35 billion.

  • PARIS— Swiss bank UBS AG has been ordered to stand trial in France for allegedly helping wealthy French clients evade the country's tax authorities after it rejected as too pricey an out-of-court settlement offer from prosecutors. Investigators suspect the Swiss bank for years sent its employees to solicit wealthy businessmen or sportsmen during sport or...

  • Norwegians are a whole lot happer than Americans, according to a new report

    According to the World Happiness Report, Norway is the happiest country in the world.

  • LONDON— Sotheby's is displaying the startling "pink star" diamond in London before it's being auctioned in Hong Kong next month. It said Monday that the 59.60- carat gem is the largest flawless fancy pink diamond ever graded by the Gemological Institute of America. Sotheby's jewelry division chief David Bennett said the gem's size and color "surpassed any known...

  • *UBS set to face trial in French tax case. ZURICH, March 20- UBS and its French subsidiary face a trial in France after authorities laid out charges against the Swiss bank, marking an escalation of a long-running probe into allegations they helped wealthy clients avoid taxes. French newspaper JDD said UBS had rejected a 1.1 billion euro settlement proposed by...

  • *China is South Korea's largest trading partner. South Korea and the United States say the sole purpose of the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense system is to guard against missile launches from North Korea, but China says that its powerful radar could penetrate into its territory. It would be up to South Korea to follow up on its complaint to the WTO for any...

  • BRUSSELS- European Central Bank Board Member Benoit Coeure will participate in Eurogroup meeting in Brussels, Belgium. NEW YORK- Chicago Fed President Charles Evans to speak before the New York Association for Business Economics. WASHINGTON- Federal Reserve Deputy Director for Division of Bank Supervision and Regulation Maryann Hunter will attend...

  • BRUSSELS- European Central Bank Board Member Benoit Coeure will participate in Eurogroup meeting in Brussels, Belgium. NEW YORK- Chicago Fed President Charles Evans to speak before the New York Association for Business Economics. WASHINGTON- Federal Reserve Deputy Director for Division of Bank Supervision and Regulation Maryann Hunter will attend...

  • BEIJING, March 19- China opposes various forms of trade protectionism and supports free trade, Vice Premier Zhang Gaoli said on Sunday, reaffirming Beijing's stance amid worries over weak global demand. "China is willing to work with other countries to oppose various forms of trade and investment protectionism," Zhang told the China Development Forum in...

  • HOMS, Syria/ BEIRUT, March 18- Rebels and their families began leaving their last bastion in the Syrian city of Homs on Saturday, state media and a Reuters witness said, under a Russian-backed deal with the government expected to be among the largest evacuations of its kind. The agreement underlines Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's upper hand in the war, as more...

  • HOMS, Syria/ BEIRUT, March 18- Rebels and their families began leaving their last bastion in the Syrian city of Homs on Saturday, state media and a Reuters witness said, under a Russian-backed deal with the government expected to be among the largest evacuations of its kind. The agreement underlines Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's upper hand in the war, as more...

  • HOMS, Syria/ BEIRUT, March 18- Rebels and their families began leaving their last bastion in the Syrian city of Homs on Saturday, state media and a Reuters witness said, under a Russian-backed deal with the government expected to be among the largest evacuations of its kind. The agreement underlines Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's upper hand in the war, as more...

  • BADEN-BADEN, Germany— The world's top economic powers dropped a pledge to oppose trade protectionism amid pushback from the Trump administration, which wants trade to more clearly benefit American companies and workers. Finance ministers from the Group of 20 countries meeting in the southern German town of Baden-Baden issued a statement Saturday that...