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Greece, Italy tensions hit euro, Asian stocks, lift yen, gold

SINGAPORE Concerns about a Greek bailout, early Italian elections and comments by the European Central Bank chief about the need for continued stimulus all kept the euro under pressure on Tuesday.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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New Russian jet heralds carbon manufacturing shake-up

PARIS Russia's new jetliner, which conducted its maiden flight on Sunday, may have a hard time challenging the sales duopoly of Boeing and Airbus, but it does point the way to radical changes in how they could be building jets in the future.

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