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FRANKFURT (Reuters) – German trade union Verdi has asked a court to stop Deutsche Post’s (DPWGn.DE) plans to expand its parcel delivery business by using employees on lower pay deals and has called on workers to stage a strike. Like other former postal service monopolies in Europe, such as Britain’s Royal Mail (RMG.L), Deutsche Post Read More

The bulls are back on Wall Street, at least for now.  Stocks (^GSPC) are aiming for a rebound after three straight weeks of losses following strong gains in Europe as the dollar falls ahead of this week’s Federal Reserve meeting and oil prices tumble.  Yahoo Finance’s Aaron Task says it all comes down to monetary Read More

By Caroline Copley BERLIN (Reuters) – Germany’s lower house of parliament passed legislation on Friday requiring major companies to allot 30 percent of seats on non-executive boards to women, as a new survey found females remain grossly under-represented in business life. Although Germany has been led by a woman, Angela Merkel, since 2005, there is Read More