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Burning Iranian Tanker Finally Sinks

The Sanchi, the burning Iranian oil tanker that had drifted into Japan’s exclusive economic zone, has sunk, Chinese media reported on Sunday. The stricken tanker, which had been adrift and on…

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Asian Shares Mixed in Quiet Trading

Shares were mixed in quiet trading Monday in the few Asian markets open. Japan’s Nikkei 225 index gained 0.2 percent to 22,939.18, while the Shanghai Composite index slipped 0.5 percent…

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Dow Crosses 24,000 Mark as Banks Climb, Techs Rebound

The blue-chip Dow Jones index raced past the 24,000 mark for the first time on Thursday, propelled by further gains for bank stocks and a recovery in technology shares. The…

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European Shares Climb on Hopes for German Coalition Deal

European shares were higher Tuesday following a downbeat day in Asia, after German Chancellor Angela Merkel said her Conservative bloc was willing to discuss forging a “stable government” with the…

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