Global stocks hold Asia gains, euro rises as ECB bets waver

LONDON Hints that a slowdown in China's economy may be leveling out pushed stock markets up on Tuesday, while euro bears and bond investors had second thoughts about sky-high expectations of European Central Bank easing later this week.

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Oil edges up, but concern over supply persists ahead of OPEC

LONDON Crude oil prices rose on Tuesday as the dollar eased slightly, but with OPEC widely expected to stick to its output target this week, concern about oversupply remained in focus.

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Senate calls hearing in Anheuser-Busch InBev mega beer deal

WASHINGTON Anheuser-Busch InBev's bid to buy its biggest rival, SABMiller, will be the subject of a U.S. Senate hearing next week, the Senate Judiciary Committee said on Monday.

Volkswagen, DOJ want diesel civil cases heard in Detroit

WASHINGTON Volkswagen AG and the Justice Department want a U.S. judicial panel to centralize in Detroit hundreds of civil lawsuits alleging the German automaker defrauded consumers and shareholders, according to court filings.

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FTC preparing to block Staples-Office Depot deal: NY Post

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American Airlines, union reach deal to hike agents' pay

Members of the association representing American Airlines Group Inc's reservations and gate agents approved a new five-year contract that includes an immediate 30 percent average wage hike.

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