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Greece, Italy uncertainties dent euro, Asian stocks, lift yen

SINGAPORE Concerns about situations involving Greece, Italy and the European Central Bank kept the euro under pressure on Tuesday.

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With flights back in the skies, British Airways must now repair damaged reputation

LONDON/BERLIN British Airways must turn its attention to repairing its brand after a weekend of chaos and criticism caused by a major IT outage that grounded flights from London's two main airports.

May 29 2017

Singapore's central bank fines Credit Suisse, UOB over 1MDB-linked transactions

SINGAPORE Singapore's central bank said on Tuesday it had fined Credit Suisse and United Overseas Bank (UOB) a total of S$1.6 million ($1.15 million) for breaches of anti-money laundering rules for transactions related to Malaysia's scandal-ridden state fund 1MDB.

May 29 2017

Dollar firms against sterling, euro amid political uncertainties

TOKYO The dollar firmed against a basket of currencies on Tuesday as the euro and sterling were pressured by political uncertainties in the UK and eurozone, even as it surrendered ground against the perceived safe-haven yen.

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'We are not amused': Belgian monarchy angered by Burger King

BRUSSELS Burger King is in trouble with Belgium's monarchy over an advertising campaign asking Belgians to vote online to "crown" the global fast-food giant the true ruler of the country where the U.S. brand will launch next month.

May 29 2017

U.S. companies no longer know rules of game under Trump, Hasbro director says

CASCAIS, Portugal Confusion surrounding the trade policies of U.S. President Donald Trump's administration means U.S. companies no longer know the rules of the game, a board member and former CEO of toymaker Hasbro told an international conference on Monday.

May 29 2017

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