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German, French leaders take peace plan to Moscow

The leaders of Germany and France announced a new peace plan for Ukraine on Thursday, flying to Kiev with a proposal they would then take on to Moscow.

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Takata’s results were bad and its stock…bounces

A massive recall scandal forced Takata to cut its profit outlook, but shares bounced on Friday.

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This is Switzerland’s biggest IPO since 2006

Libor Voncina, CEO of Sunrise Communications, discusses why the company decided to float on the Swiss Stock Exchange and how investors reacted.

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Greece asks Lazard to help sort out debt impasse

The Greek government has taken a first step toward restructuring its debt pile, The FT reports.

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Ukraine ceasefire falters out of the starting gate

Peace talks aimed at brokering a Ukrainian ceasefire broke down before they even began, The FT reports.

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Where is global oil money going? To health care

Oil prices are in a major bear market. So how do sovereign wealth funds cope in this environment?

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Merkel rules out Greek debt relief

German Chancellor Angela Merkel rejects any cancellation of Greece’s debt, saying banks and creditors have already made substantial cuts.

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Japan hostage negotiations with militants ‘deadlocked’

Efforts by Japan and Jordan to secure the release of two of their nationals held captive by IS militants remain “deadlocked”, Japanese officials said.

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ECB’s Liikanen: Lending to Greek banks in jeopardy

A deal on extending Greece’s bailout deal must be found by the end of February or the ECB will not be able to continue lending to its banks.

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Corruption shakes up China’s biggest private lender

China Minsheng Banking’s president has resigned for personal reasons hours after several Chinese media outlets reported he was being investigated.