Japanese PM Abe says North Korean missile launch a grave threat to Japan
LONDON, April 29 North Korea's decision to test-fire a ballistic missile represents a grave threat to Japan, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said in London on Saturday.
NEW YORK, March 27 The euro slightly pared losses versus the U.S. dollar and Japanese yen on Wednesday after a report said Cyprus is to impose a ban on cashing checks and limit the amount of cash that can be taken out of the country.
The announcement is part of a series of measures to avert a run on the country's crippled banks, a Greek newspaper reported on Wednesday.
Capital controls are to be imposed when Cyprus banks re-open on Thursday and are expected to restrict foreign transactions.
The euro, which earlier hit a more than four-month low of $1.2750, last traded at $1.2772, down 0.7 percent on the day.
Against the yen, the euro last traded at 120.38 yen, down 0.9 percent on the day, according to Reuters data.
BERLIN, April 29 Online fashion retailer Zalando is pondering opening stores in major cities such as London, Paris or Berlin, the company's co-chief executive told Germany's Manager Magazin.