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2016-06-16

Europe Markets: European stocks fall as worries about growth, Brexit weigh

European stocks are veering toward their sixth loss in seven sessions, hit by concerns about slowing global growth as a vote on whether the U.K. will break away from the European Union approaches.

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Currencies: Yen soars to multi-month highs vs. dollar, euro after BOJ holds fire

Bank of Japan’s decision to hold fire prompted short-term players to buy the Japanese currency, sending it to multi-month highs against dollar, euro.

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Futures Movers: Oil under pressure after downbeat U.S. oil data, Brexit worries

Global oil prices have been on a downward streak for days, first pushed down by the prospect that the decline in U.S. shale production since April last year could be reversing as rig counts rise.

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Asia Markets: Asian markets down after Bank of Japan stays pat

Shares in Asia were broadly down Thursday after Japan’s central bank kept its monetary-easing policies unchanged.

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The Wall Street Journal: Samsung to acquire cloud services startup Joyent

Samsung Electronics Co. said Thursday that it would buy U.S. cloud services company Joyent Inc. for an undisclosed sum, underscoring its willingness to snap up outside companies as it beefs up the software and services around its core mobile-phone business.

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The Wall Street Journal: Brexit fears lead Bank of Japan to leave rates unchanged

The Bank of Japan stood pat on monetary policy Thursday despite a surging yen and faltering inflation, opting to wait until after the results of a British referendum next week that could roil global markets.

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The Wall Street Journal: With eye on China, naval ties between U.S., India, Japan tighten

From the waters of the Philippine Sea this week emerged a partial outline of Washington’s vision for a new Asian maritime-security order that unites democratic powers to contend with a more-assertive and well-armed China.

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The Wall Street Journal: Hillary Clinton’s veep: Apparently not Sanders, but maybe Elizabeth Warren

Hillary Clinton’s campaign isn’t considering primary rival Bernie Sanders as her running mate, but is actively looking at Sen. Elizabeth Warren, whose populist politics line up closely with Sanders, people familiar with the process said.

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2016-06-15

The Wall Street Journal: China’s Uber rival, Didi Chuxing, raises $7 billion in latest round

China’s homegrown competitor to Uber Technologies Inc. has raised $7 billion in its latest fundraising effort, giving it a host of powerful allies including Apple Inc. to fend off the global ride-hailing champion locally.

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The Wall Street Journal: ASML in $3 billion deal to buy Hermes Microvision

ASML Holding NV, which provides chip-manufacturing equipment to companies like Intel Inc. and Samsung Electronics Co., has agreed to buy Taiwan-based pattern verification systems company Hermes Microvision Inc. for about 100 billion New Taiwan dollars (about US$3.09 billion).

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The Wall Street Journal: Sumner Redstone says he doesn’t trust Viacom board, CEO Dauman

Viacom Inc. controlling shareholder Sumner Redstone said he doesn’t trust the company’s board of directors or its Chairman and Chief Executive Philippe Dauman.

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The Wall Street Journal: Rhapsody hopes adopting Napster name can change its fortunes

Music streaming service Rhapsody International Inc. will rebrand as Napster, donning the name of a peer-to-peer music-sharing service best known for its court battles and shutdown.

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