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FILE - In this Thursday, Jan. 1, 2015 file photo, euro coins and banknotes are shown by a salesclerk at a shop in Vilnius, Lithuania. Italy's economy minister says the new populist government isn't discussing any proposal to leave the eurozone. Minister Giovanni Tria, in an interview Sunday, June 10, 2018 in Corriere della Sera newspaper, said "not only do we not want to exit" the 19-member shared currency union, but the coalition is determined to act so conditions don't occur to "put our presence in the euro(zone) up for discussion." (AP Photo/Mindaugas Kulbis, File)
June 14, 2018 - 9:59 am
RIGA, Latvia (AP) — The Latest on the European Central Bank's monetary policy meeting (all times local): 4:30 p.m. In response to a question about populist politicians' claim that the euro is not good for some countries, the head of the European Central Bank says the shared currency is irreversible...
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People walk by an electronic stock board of a securities firm in Tokyo, Thursday, June 14, 2018. Asian stock markets slumped on Thursday with South Koreans stocks plunging 1.6 percent on the first day of trading after an unprecedented summit between leaders of North Korea and the United States. Stocks plunged after Federal Reserved hiked its key rate and signaled an acceleration in its pace of rate increase. (AP Photo/Shuji Kajiyama)
June 14, 2018 - 7:16 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Global stocks slumped Thursday after the U.S. Federal Reserve raised its key interest rate and said it would pick up the pace of future increases. Eyes are now on the European Central Bank, which is discussing Thursday when it might end its stimulus program. KEEPING SCORE...
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FILE- In this April 24, 2018, file photo, replicas of Arturo Di Modica's "Charging Bull" are for sale on a street vendor's table outside the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Wednesday, June 13. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)
June 14, 2018 - 12:27 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Asian stocks slumped Thursday after the U.S. Federal Reserve raised its key interest rate and said it would pick up the pace of future increases. South Korea's market benchmark tumbled 1.6 percent on the first trading day after a meeting of U.S. and North Korean leaders...
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Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell speaks during a news conference after the Federal Open Market Committee meeting, Wednesday, June 13, 2018, in Washington. The Federal Reserve is raising its benchmark interest rate for the second time this year and signaling that it may step up its pace of rate increases because of solid economic growth and rising inflation. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
June 13, 2018 - 3:25 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the Federal Reserve policy meeting (all times local): 3:20 p.m. Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell says the U.S. central bank has not resolved how financial institutions should deal with marijuana businesses. Marijuana usage is permitted in some states, but not by...
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June 13, 2018 - 8:57 am
LONDON (AP) — The price of bitcoin has fallen to a four-month low of $6,370, days after South Korean virtual currency exchange Coinrail said hackers had stolen over $37 million, or almost a third of the virtual currency it had stored. After Coinrail announced the theft, the price of bitcoin dropped...
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FILE - In this Thursday, Jan. 1, 2015 file photo, euro coins and banknotes are shown by a salesclerk at a shop in Vilnius, Lithuania. Italy's economy minister says the new populist government isn't discussing any proposal to leave the eurozone. Minister Giovanni Tria, in an interview Sunday, June 10, 2018 in Corriere della Sera newspaper, said "not only do we not want to exit" the 19-member shared currency union, but the coalition is determined to act so conditions don't occur to "put our presence in the euro(zone) up for discussion." (AP Photo/Mindaugas Kulbis, File)
June 10, 2018 - 1:35 pm
ROME (AP) — Italy's new populist government isn't considering leaving the eurozone, the country's economy minister insisted, dismissing financial markets' rocky reaction to the euroskeptic coalition now in power as "normal questions that accompany political transition." Economy Minister Giovanni...
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Currency traders work at the foreign exchange dealing room of the KEB Hana Bank headquarters in Seoul, South Korea, Thursday, June 7, 2018. Asian stock markets rose on Thursday following a rally on Wall Street as remarks by an official at the European Central bank eased worries about Italy’s political upheaval. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
June 07, 2018 - 7:50 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Global stock markets were higher Thursday as investors looked ahead to a summit of leaders where U.S. President Donald Trump is likely to be challenged over his trade policies. KEEPING SCORE: France's CAC 40 rose 0.3 percent to 5,473.31 and Germany's DAX gained 0.2 percent...
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Chinese investors monitor stock prices at a brokerage house in Beijing, Wednesday, June 6, 2018. Asian stock markets followed Wall Street higher Wednesday ahead of a meeting of major industrialized economies overshadowed by tension over U.S. steel tariffs. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein)
June 06, 2018 - 4:45 am
BEIJING (AP) — Global stocks markets followed Wall Street higher Wednesday ahead of a meeting of major industrialized economies overshadowed by tension over U.S. steel tariffs. KEEPING SCORE: In early trading, London's FTSE 100 rose 0.2 percent to 7,706.16 points while France's CAC 40 edged up 5...
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Italian Premier Giuseppe Conte looks up as he addresses the Senate, in Rome, Tuesday, June 5, 2018. In his first policy statement, Conte addresses the upper Senate chamber on Tuesday and the lower Chamber of Deputies on Wednesday, capping an extraordinary week that saw the installation of Western Europe's first populist government after three months of political and financial turmoil. (Angelo Carconi/ANSA via AP)
June 05, 2018 - 2:51 pm
ROME (AP) — The Latest on Italian politics (all times local): 8:45 p.m. The alliance of the anti-establishment 5-Star Movement and the right-wing League has won a confidence vote in Italy's upper chamber of Parliament, a crucial step in launching western Europe's first populist government. The...
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Italian Premier Giuseppe Conte, 2nd from right, is congratulated by Interior Minister Matteo Salvini, right, as Labor Minister Luigi Di Maio, top left, applauds, at the Senate, in Rome, Tuesday, June 5, 2018. In his first policy statement, Conte addresses the upper Senate chamber on Tuesday and the lower Chamber of Deputies on Wednesday, capping an extraordinary week that saw the installation of Western Europe's first populist government after three months of political and financial turmoil. (Angelo Carconi/ANSA via AP)
June 05, 2018 - 1:32 pm
ROME (AP) — Italian Premier Giuseppe Conte declared Europe's immigration policy a "failure" and demanded it be renegotiated as he outlined on Tuesday a heavy-spending domestic policy agenda for the populist "government of change." In his first policy address ahead of parliamentary confidence votes...
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