Archive for March 8th, 2014

Warning shots fired to turn monitors back from Crimea

March 8, 2014
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By Peter Graff and Andrew Osborn
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Oil slicks found in hunt for missing Malaysia jet

March 8, 2014
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Oil slicks found in hunt for missing Malaysia jet

 KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Vietnamese air force planes on Saturday spotted two large oil slicks close to where a Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777 went missing earlier in the day, the first sign that the aircraft carrying 239 people had crashed.
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CAPM says plans first IPO on main Dubai exchange in 5 years

March 8, 2014
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By Mirna Sleiman DUBAI, March 8 (Reuters) – CAPM Investment, an investment banking and asset management firm in the United Emirates, said it planned to arrange for a company to conduct the first initial public offer of shares on Dubai’s main stock market in five years.
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Vietnam spots oil slicks in hunt for missing jet

March 8, 2014
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KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Vietnamese air force planes on Saturday spotted two large oil slicks in the area where a Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777 vanished earlier in the day, the first sign that the aircraft carrying 239 people on board had crashed.
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Fresh confrontations raise tempers on ground in Crimea

March 8, 2014
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Shanghai Exchange gets approval for trading platform in free-trade zone

March 8, 2014
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BEIJING (Reuters) – The Shanghai Stock Exchange has secured approvals from regulators to set up an international trading center in the free-trade zone, the chairman of the bourse said on Saturday.
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Standoff reported at Ukrainian military base

March 8, 2014
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KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — A Russian military truck broke down the gates of a Ukrainian base in the Crimean port city of Sevastopol and the installation is under siege by Russians on Friday, the Interfax news agency reported. No shots have been fired.
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‘Holy grail of guitars’ is hitting the auction block

March 8, 2014
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NEW YORK (AP) — The “holy grail of guitars” is among the hundreds of rare and vintage acoustic guitars going on the auction block in New York next month.
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S&P 500 ends at another record after strong jobs data

March 8, 2014
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By Angela Moon NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. stocks finished mostly higher on Friday, with the S&P 500 closing at a record after more jobs than expected were created in February and January’s figure was revised higher.
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Wall St week ahead – Stocks may extend rally after strong jobs data

March 8, 2014
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By Ryan Vlastelica NEW YORK (Reuters) – Friday’s stronger-than-expected payrolls report did more than ease concerns about U.S. economic fundamentals – it also seemed to justify Wall Street’s record levels, suggesting the market’s uptrend could continue.
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