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Feb 18, 2015

Euro firm as markets pin hopes on Greek debt deal

TOKYO, Feb 18 (Reuters) – The euro held firm in early Asian
trade on Wednesday, as investors stuck to hopes that Greece will
find common ground with its euro zone partners and avoid a
chaotic exit from the currency union.

The euro traded at $1.1411, turning positive on the
week as it recovers from a low of $1.13195 hit on Monday.

Feb 17, 2015

Shares in retreat after collapse of Greek debt talks

TOKYO, Feb 17 (Reuters) – U.S. stock futures and many share
markets in Asia retreated on Tuesday after talks between Greece
and euro zone finance ministers broke down in acrimony, stoking
fresh uncertainty over a bailout programme that Athens has
rejected as “absurd”.

U.S. stock futures fell 0.4 percent while Japan’s
Nikkei share average shed 0.1 percent. MSCI’s broadest
index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan
dipped 0.1 percent.

Feb 17, 2015

Shares, euro in retreat as Greek debt talks break down

TOKYO (Reuters) – Asian share markets and the euro retreated on Tuesday as talks between Greece and euro zone finance ministers broke down after Athens rejected a proposal to request a six-month extension of its international bailout program.

U.S. stock futures fell 0.5 percent in Asian trade while Japan’s Nikkei share average shed 0.3 percent. MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan dipped 0.2 percent.

Feb 17, 2015

Global shares, euro in retreat as Greek debt talks break down

TOKYO (Reuters) – Asian share markets and the euro retreated on Tuesday as talks between Greece and euro zone finance ministers broke down after Athens rejected a proposal to request a six-month extension of its international bailout programme.

U.S. stock futures fell 0.5 percent in Asian trade while Japan’s Nikkei share average shed 0.3 percent. MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan dipped 0.2 percent.

Feb 16, 2015

Global shares, euro tumble as Greek debt talks break down

TOKYO (Reuters) – U.S. stock futures and the euro tumbled in early Asian trade on Tuesday after talks between Greece and euro zone finance ministers broke down when Athens rejected a proposal to request a six-month extension of its international bailout program.

U.S. stock futures fell to ESc1 $2,082, about 0.8 percent below its levels on Monday just before the news of euro zone finance ministers’ meeting hit the wire.

Feb 16, 2015

Shares, euro tumble as Greek debt talks break down

TOKYO, Feb 17 (Reuters) – U.S. stock futures and the euro
tumbled in early Asian trade on Tuesday after talks between
Greece and euro zone finance ministers broke down when Athens
rejected a proposal to request a six-month extension of its
international bailout programme.

U.S. stock futures fell to $2,082, about 0.8 percent
below its levels on Monday just before the news of euro zone
finance ministers’ meeting hit the wire.

Feb 16, 2015

Euro drifts up on hopes of compromise at euro zone meeting

TOKYO/SYDNEY (Reuters) – The euro edged up on Monday on hopes that Greece and euro zone finance ministers will find common ground to support Greece beyond the expiry of the current bailout program at the end of February.

Ahead of euro zone finance ministers’ meeting on Monday, Greece said it was confident of reaching agreement in negotiations with its euro zone partners, while reiterating it would not accept harsh austerity strings in any debt pact.

Feb 13, 2015

Asian shares jump on Ukraine ceasefire, Greece

TOKYO (Reuters) – Asian shares soared on Friday on news of a ceasefire accord in Ukraine, while Sweden’s surprise move to cut its main rate into negative territory and hopes of a resolution between debt-strapped Greece and its creditors burnished risk appetite.

MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan rose 1.6 percent. Japan’s Nikkei slipped 0.4 percent but the broader Topix avoided losses.

Feb 13, 2015

Asian shares jump on Ukraine ceasefire, Greek hopes

TOKYO, Feb 13 (Reuters) – Asian shares soared on Friday on
news of a ceasefire accord in Ukraine, while Sweden’s surprise
move to cut its main rate into negative territory and hopes of a
resolution between debt-strapped Greece and its creditors
burnished risk appetite.

MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan
rose 1.6 percent. Japan’s Nikkei slipped
0.4 percent but the broader Topix avoided losses.

Feb 13, 2015

Asian shares jump on Ukraine ceasefire, hopes on Greece

TOKYO, Feb 13 (Reuters) – Asian shares gained on Friday on
news of a ceasefire accord in Ukraine, while Sweden’s surprise
move to cut its main rate into negative territory and hopes of a
resolution between debt-strapped Greece and its creditors
burnished risk appetite.

MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan
rose 1.1 percent. Japan’s Nikkei slipped
0.3 percent but the broader Topix tacked on 0.1 percent.