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ECB says stimulus extension to support economy

Australian 10-year bonds led the advance in Asia, with yields falling by six basis points, or 0.06 percentage point, to 2.74 per cent. The decision reflects a batch of sanguine economic data out of the eurozone released in recent months, including signs that growth and inflation are finally beginning to accelerate.


Donald Trump: Companies 'not leaving' US

Donald Trump: Companies 'not leaving' US

But for the steelworkers at the Rexnord bearings plant just a mile away, the news was bittersweet. The agreement spares about 1,000 factory workers whose jobs were going to be moved to Mexico, but roughly 1,400 workers are still slated to be laid off.



First Quadrant L P CA Invests $13255000 in Carnival Corp. (CCL)

Following the transaction, the chief financial officer now directly owns 47,256 shares in the company, valued at approximately $2,324,050.08. Other hedge funds and other institutional investors also recently modified their holdings of the company.


Tata Steel sweetens offer to United Kingdom workers, moves closer to merger

Tata Steel sweetens offer to United Kingdom workers, moves closer to merger

The leading trade unions for the steel industry said Tata Steel has committed to production at Port Talbot and other steelworks across the UK. British unions said Tata had offered to invest 1 billion pounds ($1.26 billion) in its United Kingdom business over the next decade, and had committed to try to avoid any compulsory redundancies for five years.


Serbia confirms first case of H5N8 bird flu

Serbia confirms first case of H5N8 bird flu

Similar measures were declared in England . "Even when birds are housed a risk of infection remains so this must be coupled with good biosecurity-for example disinfecting clothing and equipment, reducing poultry movement and minimising contact between poultry and wild birds".



Woman at heart of South Korean scandal refuses to testify

Lawmakers in South Korea's National Assembly have voted to impeach President Park Geun-hye. Whips within the ruling Saenuri party said its parliamentarians could vote according to their conscience. "If the impeachment is voted down, it will mean the fall of politics and the end of the 20th National Assembly". Park's office says she accepted the resignation by Choi Jai-kyeong, presidential secretary for civil affairs, and named lawyer Cho Dae-hwan to replace him.