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Wall St. higher as bank stocks gain after GDP data

(Reuters) – U.S. stocks were higher in morning trading on Thursday as bank stocks gained after data showed that the domestic economy grew at a faster pace in the fourth-quarter than previously estimated.

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Euro dips as price data further dampens ECB hike expectations

LONDON (Reuters) – The euro dipped and bond yields hit multi-week lows on Thursday as easing inflation in Spain and Germany led investors to row back further on expectations of when the European Central Bank might tighten monetary policy.

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Asia shares retreat from nearly two-year peak, dollar firms

TOKYO (Reuters) – Asian shares turned lower on Thursday after earlier briefly nudging up to near two-year highs, while the dollar benefited from waning expectations that the European Central Bank was poised to end its easy policy.

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Asia shares creep up to near two-year peak, dollar firms

TOKYO (Reuters) – Asian shares edged up to near their highest in two years on Thursday, while the dollar benefited from waning expectations that the European Central Bank was poised to end its easy policy.

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China’s first-quarter GDP growth seen at 6.8 percent: government think tank

HONG KONG (Reuters) – China’s economy, the world’s second largest, will likely expand 6.8 percent in the first quarter of 2017, the official Xinhua agency quoted a government think tank as saying on Wednesday.

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Life insurance for kids? Here’s when it makes sense | Biz Brain

Unless a child is a breadwinner, he probably doesn’t need life insurance. But here’s one other good reason to insure a child.

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Tug of war between 401(k)s and insurance | Biz Brain

Q. In your¬†recent story about whether life insurance is better than a 401(k), you left out taxes.¬† Whole life insurance that is funded up to the maximum premium allowable with a minimum death benefit will outperform 401(k)s without the market…

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SK Hynix consortium bids over $9 billion for Toshiba chip unit: Maeil Business

SEOUL (Reuters) – A consortium led by South Korea’s SK Hynix Inc has offered to pay more than $9 billion for a majority stake in Toshiba Corp’s memory chip business, the Maeil Business Newspaper reported on Wednesday citing unnamed sources.

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SK Hynix consortium bids over $9 billion for Toshiba chip unit: Maeil Business

Asia stocks up with dollar, sterling cold shouldered on Brexit day

SYDNEY (Reuters) – Asian shares inched ahead on Wednesday while the dollar and commodities held gains as investors shook off disappointment about U.S. President Donald Trump’s failed healthcare bill and focused on an improving outlook for global growth.

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Asia stocks up with dollar, sterling cold shouldered on Brexit day

Asia stocks up with dollar, sterling suffers on Brexit day

SYDNEY (Reuters) – Asian shares inched ahead on Wednesday while the dollar and commodities held gains as investors shook off disappointment about U.S. President Donald Trump’s failed healthcare bill and focused on an improving outlook for global growth.

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Asia stocks up with dollar, sterling suffers on Brexit day

Asia stocks gains with dollar, sterling hit by Brexit woes

SYDNEY (Reuters) – Asian shares inched ahead on Wednesday while the dollar and commodities rallied as investors shook off disappointment about U.S. President Donald Trump’s failed healthcare bill and focused on an improving outlook for global growth.

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