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Falling inflation a worry for Europe but also the world

LONDON - European Central Bank President Mario Draghi has moved closer to launching sovereign debt purchases and data this week will show just how dangerously low inflation has fallen in the $13 trillion euro zone economy.

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Sweden's Wallenberg dynasty prepares for sixth generation

STOCKHOLM - Jacob Wallenberg, the 58-year-old head of one of Europe's most enduring family dynasties, is trying to work out how the empire controlling much of Sweden's economy could look with a woman or someone without the family name at the helm.

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China's rate-cut likely to hurt banks, curb new loans to small borrowers

SHANGHAI - China's latest interest rate cut is set to dent the profitability of domestic lenders, especially mid-sized banks, which are already suffering from higher bad loans and a slowdown in profit growth.

22 Nov 2014

Europe not at risk of full-blown deflation: ECB's Constancio

FLORENCE Italy - Europe is not at risk of sliding into "full deflation" but the current rate of inflation is dangerously low, European Central Bank Vice President Vitor Constancio said on Saturday.

22 Nov 2014

EU investment plan to take shape next week

BRUSSELS - Jean-Claude Juncker will unveil a much anticipated 300-billion-euro ($370 billion) investment plan on Wednesday that is meant to trigger economic growth in the European Union.

21 Nov 2014

European Parliament may propose Google break-up in draft resolution

By Alexei Oreskovic, Julia Fioretti and Alastair Macdonald

Tech, Media, Spain 21 Nov 2014

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