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European equities closed higher on Wednesday, bouncing back heavy losses seen in the previous session, with stocks of exporting companies boosted by the falling euro (Exchange:EUR=). Euro zone stock indexes enjoyed a broad rally across major bourses and sectors-with the exception of Greece. Read More Tensions high as Greece makes WWII payback threats The German Read More

By Shinichi Saoshiro TOKYO (Reuters) – Asian shares were mostly lower on Friday as a sharp overnight pullback in crude oil prices dampened risk appetite, while the dollar was firm after upbeat U.S. data tilted expectations back toward an early interest rate hike by the Federal Reserve. Strong factory output data and a weaker yen Read More