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China posts slowest growth since 2008 global crisis

Beijing likely to unveil more stimulus measures to overcome the crisis

Janet Yellen warns of inequality threat

Yellen did not mention recent market turmoil or monetary policy during her 30-minute speech

Bad math makes China's GDP No. 1

Since China has more than four times as many people as the US, it would take an astonishing catastrophe to stop it from becoming No. 1

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Oil prices up on China industrial output data

Chinese industrial production rose 8.0% year-on-year in September

Asian shares edge up on China GDP relief

Nikkei extends losses as investors lock in profits

As Ebola fears subside in the US, financial markets look to regain calm

Fears that Ebola could spread in the US had impacted financial markets last week

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Total CEO de Margerie killed in Moscow plane collision

De Margerie became CEO of French oil major Total in February 2007

Microsoft CEO Nadella's pay tops $80 million with big stock awards

The massive stock awards were valued at $79.8 million

Apple's iPhone sales beat Street but iPad volumes slide

iPhone sales jump 16%; iPad sales slide more than 7% q-o-q

US urges air bag repairs as Toyota expands recall

Toyota recalled about 247,000 vehicles over the parts flaw

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Japan PM Abe loses two female ministers over cash scandals

The double resignations are the first significant problem for Abe since he swept to power in December 2012

Joko Widodo sworn in as Indonesian president

Widodo is the first Indonesian president not to come from the ranks of the country's established political, business and military elite

South Korea warns North against 'reckless provocation'

A series of minor border skirmishes have heightened military tensions ahead of planned high-level talks

Imran Khan declares 2015 to be election year in Pakistan

The leader asked his supporters to prepare for a fresh poll

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Health remedy for Europe's banks may sting a little

ECB is trying to restore confidence with a deep dive into the banks to determine which are in good shape, which need to shore up finances and ...

Morgan Stanley profit jumps 87% as trading activity rebounds

Trading and wealth management businesses benefited from increased client activity

Goldman Sachs profit gets big boost from bond market pickup

Revenue from the bank's fixed income,currency and commodities business jumped 74% to $2.17 bn

Citigroup pulls out of consumer banking in 11 countries, profit jumps

Japan and Egypt among regions where the bank is exiting consumer banking

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22 hurt as SIA plane hits turbulence while landing in Mumbai

The 408 passengers and 25 crew on board had a narrow escape after the flight was hit by a sudden turbulence on descent

'Critical moment' for Hong Kong protests after new clashes

The police attempted to clear a main thoroughfare using batons, a move that protesters criticised as being unprovoked and dangerous

Volkswagen to recall more than 500,000 cars in China: Report

Due to a defect in the rear axles, the company will recall a total of 581,090 cars

Pistorius not a 'cold-blooded killer'

Pistorius was genuinely remorseful for accidentally killing the woman he loved and would suffer from this for the rest of his life, his lawyer ...

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