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Asia stocks ease, dollar steadies after Fed-led losses

SINGAPORE Asian stocks eased from a 19-month high on Thursday, while the dollar made an uneven recovery from losses suffered after Federal Reserve minutes indicated a cautious approach to raising U.S. interest rates.

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Olympics, smartphones push Twitter revenue up 30 percent in Brazil

SAO PAULO Twitter Inc has found a bright spot in Brazil, Latin America's largest economy, even as weak advertising sales across the globe have punished the social network's stock in recent weeks.

Tech, Brazil, Twitter Feb 22 2017

Crude oil rises after report shows drop in stockpiles

TOKYO Oil futures rose nearly 1 percent on Thursday after data released by an industry group showed a surprise decline in U.S. crude stocks as imports fell, lending support to the view that a global glut is ending.

Feb 22 2017

HP Inc reports 3.6 percent rise in quarterly revenue

HP Inc , which houses the hardware business of former Hewlett-Packard Co, reported a 3.6 percent rise in quarterly revenue, largely helped by a stabilizing PC market.

Feb 22 2017

Unilever spurred into speedy value review by Kraft bid

LONDON Unilever sought to show shareholders it can go it alone on Wednesday after rejecting Kraft Heinz's $143 billion bid, with the promise of a swift, far-reaching review.

Feb 22 2017

Nissan says Ghosn to relinquish CEO role, Saikawa to take helm

TOKYO Nissan Motor Co said Carlos Ghosn, who has led the Japanese automaker for the past 16 years, will step aside as chief executive officer, handing over the helm to a long-time company veteran.

Feb 22 2017

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