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Wall Street stock futures fall after Italy referendum

U.S. equity index futures fell on Sunday after Italy's Prime Minister Matteo Renzi was projected to have lost a referendum on constitutional reform by a wide margin.

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EU blames China for WTO environmental trade talks collapse

GENEVA Europe's trade negotiator blamed China on Sunday for scuppering a global environmental trade deal by submitting impossible late demands at World Trade Organization talks aimed at scrapping import tariffs on exports worth more than $1 trillion.

12:01pm EST

Novartis CEO plays down prospects for Actelion bid: Blick

VIENNA Novartis Chief Executive Joe Jimenez has played down suggestions the Swiss drugmaker could bid for Swiss biotech group Actelion, which is in talks with U.S. healthcare group Johnson & Johnson about a transaction.

7:52am EST

Greece sees final solution on debt crisis amid euro uncertainty

ATHENS Political uncertainty in Europe has created fresh momentum for a "comprehensive and permanent" solution to the Greek debt crisis before the year ends, a government spokesman said on Sunday.

12:22pm EST

Aixtron, Fujian to explore what is left of deal after U.S. veto

FRANKFURT German semiconductor equipment maker Aixtron will explore with its Chinese suitor what can be salvaged of the planned takeover after a U.S. presidential order ruled the deal posed a national security risk, the company said on Saturday.

Dec 03 2016

U.S. jobless rate falls to nine-year low, payrolls rise

WASHINGTON The U.S. unemployment rate fell to a nine-year low of 4.6 percent in November, as employers added another 178,000 jobs, making it almost certain that the Federal Reserve will raise interest rates later this month. | Video

Dec 02 2016


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