China’s Li says to create 10 million jobs in 2015: China Daily

SHANGHAI (Reuters) – China’s Premier Li Keqiang pledged to create at least 10 million new jobs in 2015, the state run China Daily newspaper said on Tuesday, despite economic growth that slowed to its weakest pace in nearly a quarter of a century last year.

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Qantas, Virgin use lower oil prices to absorb fuel surcharges

SYDNEY (Reuters) – Qantas Airways Ltd said on Tuesday it is restructuring its international tariffs to absorb fuel surcharges into base fares, adding that lower oil prices put airlines in a better position to invest in new aircraft, lounges and routes.

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Microsoft profit falls on sluggish Windows, currency pressure

SEATTLE (Reuters) – Microsoft Corp on Monday reported a fall in its quarterly profit that was in line with Wall Street forecasts, as sluggish personal computer sales dampened demand for Windows software and the company struggled with the impact of the strong U.S. dollar.



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Siemens names new healthcare bosses, power head goes

MUNICH, Germany (Reuters) – German industrial group Siemens announced a major reshuffle of its management board on Monday, appointing a new team to run its healthcare business and saying the chief of its struggling power and gas unit would leave this week.

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Microsoft profit falls on sluggish Windows demand, tax charge

SEATTLE (Reuters) – Microsoft Corp said on Monday fiscal second-quarter profit fell, in line with Wall Street’s forecasts, as sluggish personal computer sales dampened demand for Windows software and the company struggled with unfavorable currency moves against the strong U.S. dollar.



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U.S. deficit to dip in 2015 as era of dramatic declines ends: CBO

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. budget deficit will decline slightly to $468 billion this fiscal year, the lowest level since President Barack Obama took office, congressional forecasters said on Monday in a report heralding the end of a brief period of dramatically shrinking red ink.



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Telecom network spending seen rising this year amid 4G boom

PARIS/STOCKHOLM (Reuters) – Europe’s telecoms equipment makers look set for an unpredictable year because of consolidation among their operator customers and a slowdown of buildouts of faster mobile networks, known as 4G, in the United States and China.

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