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Global equity market deals top $500 billion but banker fees fall

Money raised from secondary share sales rose by a fifth in the year to the end of June

Despite Lagarde's initial reluctance, IMF on the hook for Greece

Move to lend to Greece against its rules may expose the institution to greater scrutiny

EU's Juncker makes last-minute offer to Greece

But it is unlikely Tsipras would his repeated rejections of the bailout offer

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China stock bounce lifts Asian shares, but Greek crisis weighs

MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan rises 1.5%

China stock slide adds to Greek jitters; yen, bonds in favour

China's stocks tumble more than 4.5%, Asian shares near 5-month lows

Oil prices down as Greece default looms

Dealers were also waiting to see if Iran and major world powers can reach a deal on curbing Tehran's nuclear programme by the end of Tuesday

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Samsung's Cheil, pitching $8 billion merger, pledges higher returns

Says will increase its dividend payout ratio to 30% by 2020, consider share buybacks

Anti-austerity protests in Greece as bank shutdown bites

Tsipras has said he will respect vote but not lead govt to administer "austerity in perpetuity"

Google gets extended deadline to answer EU case

The US firm had initially had ten weeks after the European Commission lodged the case in mid-April to respond but has now been given to August

Meet Zane Lowe, the guiding voice of Apple's free radio

Compared with the mild-mannered corporate executives of Apple, ZaneLowe is a new kind of animal for the company

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Immigrants should adopt American values, learn English: Jindal

In a video advertisement, launched by his super PAC, 44-year-old Jindal is first shown stating he is tired of hyphenated Americans

No connection with RAW: MQM Chief

Altaf Hussain added that his party would be the first to stand up and fight "if RAW tried to destabilise Pakistan"

France attack: Killer sent gruesome selfie with severed head on Whatsapp

The killer decapitated his boss in an attack on a gas factory in France

Clinton didn't turn over all work email to state dept

Hillary Clinton didn't turn over to the US State Department all the work-related email from her personal account relating to Libya and Benghazi, ...

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AIIB will bridge infrastructure financing gap in Asia: Pakistan

The nation further added that the bank would help regional economies achieve stable and sustainable growth

Deutsche Bank staff probed over Libor by Frankfurt prosecutors

Authorities opened the probe after receiving a Libor report compiled by German financial regulator Bafin

50 nations, including India, sign agreement on China-led AIIB

The AIIB will have authorised capital of $100 billion, and Asian countries will contribute to up to 75% of the total capital

China to hold over 30% stake in AIIB development bank

To have 26.06% of the voting rights in the bank

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IMF paper counters Rajan on easy policy being crisis-recipe

The IMF Working Paper says absence of an effective regulatory framework aimed at preserving financial stability was the reason for crisis of

Iran nuclear talks enter 'critical phase'

Global powers known as the P5+1 group are seeking to flesh out the final details of a historic accord to curtail Iran's nuclear programme

28 dead in Tunisia tourist resort attack

The Islamic State group said it was behind the Kuwait bombing

27 dead in Tunisia resort attack

Witnesses described scenes of panic and confusion after the shooting at a hotel in the district of Sousse

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