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European Stocks Rise on EU Vote, Car Merger Talk

European markets pushed higher Monday, relieved that centrists remain in control in the European parliament following a bloc-wide election, while the chance of a big merger in the auto industry also sparked confidence.

A positive statement on US-China trade talks from President Donald Trump added to the positive vibe, dealers said.

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Modi Kept His Job, Indians Worry about Theirs

Asad Ahmed, one of about 1.2 million young Indians entering the cutthroat job market each month, diligently scribbles notes at a computer class in New Delhi.

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High Stakes for Enclave as Europe's Biggest Casino Goes Bust

Campione d'Italia, a tiny Italian enclave on the shores of Switzerland's Lake Lugano, is fighting for its survival after its main source of income -- a giant casino -- went bankrupt.

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Trump Says 'Much' in Trade Talks to Wait until after Japan July Vote

The United States and Japan are making "great progress" on trade talks, but "much" of the negotiations will wait until after Japanese elections in July, U.S. President Donald Trump tweeted Sunday.

"Great progress being made in our Trade Negotiations with Japan. Agriculture and beef heavily in play. Much will wait until after their July elections where I anticipate big numbers!" Trump wrote, referring to upper house elections in Japan this summer.

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Reports: Renault in Team-Up Talks with Fiat Chrysler

French carmaker Renault is in talks with Fiat Chrysler Automobiles with the long-term prize a world-leading alliance including Japan's Nissan and Mitsubishi, reports say.

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Pound Wobbles as May Resigns; Stocks Rally on Trump Olive Branch

The British pound wobbled Friday following Prime Minister Theresa May's widely-expected resignation, while stock markets mostly rebounded as U.S. President Donald Trump offered an "olive branch" to China in their trade war, dealers said.

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Chinese Regulators Take Over Small Lender

Chinese financial regulators on Friday took over a bank based in the northern Inner Mongolian region because of its "serious credit risk". 

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U.S. Ambassador Snubs Top Russia Forum over Investor's Arrest

The U.S. Ambassador to Russia Jon Huntsman will boycott Russia's annual showcase economic forum in Saint Petersburg next month over the prosecution of a top American investor, the embassy said Friday.

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Most Asian Markets See Further Losses as Trade Row Rumbles Along

The increasingly fractious trade row between China and the United States was the main focus of Asian investor angst Friday, with most markets down to extend the previous day's steep losses, though oil edged back from a painful sell-off.

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U.S. Unveils $16 Billion Aid for Farmers Hurt by China Trade War

The United States on Thursday unveiled a new $16 billion aid package to help farmers caught in the crossfire of President Donald Trump's trade war with China.

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