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Spanish growth accelerates but domestic banks lagging

spainMADRID--Spain's economic turnaround accelerated in the fourth quarter of 2014 and growth hit pre-crisis levels as oil prices tumbled, although an enduring lending crunch signals the recovery may still take time to feed through to struggling families.

Spanish output expanded 0.7 percent quarter-on-quarter from October to December, beating expectations and reaching its fastest pace since before...

Russian central bank makes surprise cut in interest rate

russiaMOSCOW--Russia's central bank unexpectedly cut its main interest rate on Friday as fears of recession mount in the...

Ford results highlight pressure on margins

ford_p_40NEW YORK-- Ford Motor Co has two big challenges in 2015 - narrowing its loss in Europe where it trails key rivals...

Fed upbeat on economy, cites strong job gains

fedWASHINGTON-- The Federal Reserve on Wednesday said the U.S. economy was expanding "at a solid pace" with strong job...

Top trade negotiator says Pacific pact nearly ready

ustradeWASHINGTON--The top U.S. trade official told lawmakers on Tuesday an ambitious Pacific trade pact could be wrapped up...

Apple iPhone profit sets global record

NEW YORK--Apple Inc quarterly results smashed Wall Street expectations with record sales of big-screen iPhones in the...

S&P downgrades Russia's sovereign rating to "junk"

russiaMOSCOW--Ratings agency S&P cut Russia's sovereign credit rating to junk status on Monday, bringing it below...

Venezuela's currency woes an increasing threat to US corporate profits

currencyCARACAS--Venezuela's deepening economic troubles, and in particular the weakness of the bolivar and restrictive...

India turns to corner shops, mobile telephones for banking revolution

indiaNEW DELHI/MUMBAI--India is betting that mobile phone vendors, fuel stations and corner stores can help it put basic...

Russia faces $40 billion battle to stave off banking crisis

russianbankMOSCOW--Russia may have to spend more than $40 billion this year to avert a banking crisis, as the growing likelihood...

Greek anti-austerity party holds firm lead before Sunday elections

greeceATHENS--Greece's leftist Syria party held onto its opinion poll lead on Friday as it campaigns to form the first euro...

Davos frets over threats to Internet free trade

DAVOS, Switzerland--Business leaders pushing for frictionless free trade have something new to worry about: the...

ECB launches 1 trillion euro rescue plan

euroFRANKFURT--The European Central Bank took the ultimate policy leap on Thursday, launching a government bond-buying...

The smoke around e-cig science

ecigarettesLONDON--From Apple Pie to Bubbly Bubble Gum, Irish Car Bomb or Martian bar - from Mars!, the flavours of electronic...

Maduro pushes currency, fuel reforms for ailing Venezuela

maduroCARACAS--President Nicolas Maduro shook up complex currency controls on Wednesday and also prepared Venezuelans for a...

China's premier: economy will continue to feel pressure in 2015

DAVOS, Switzerland--Chinese Premier Li Keqiang said on Wednesday that China's slowing economy reflected the broader...

Strong dollar could scare tourists away from US

tourismNEW YORK--New York restaurant owner Jeremy Merrin has seen business droop in recent weeks at his Havana Central...

Intel diversity drive should focus on internal changes

intelSAN FRANCISCO--When Intel Corp said this month it would spend $300 million on increasing diversity in its workforce...

ECB faces crucial test of "whatever it takes"

ecbLONDON--The European Central Bank faces a crucial test of its resolve to do "whatever it takes" to preserve the euro...

Global patents reflect advances in connected and self-driving cars

carSEOUL/DETROIT--Technology advances in telematics and driver assistance systems are gathering steam as the enablers of...

Middle class decline looms over final years of Obama presidency

homeDALTON, Georgia--Barack Obama enters the final two years of his presidency with a blemish on his legacy that looks...

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Russian central bank makes surprise cut in interest rate
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Notices January 30
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