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HKEx looks to more mainland China links

EDITORS' NOTE: THIS EDIT CONTAINS CONVERTED 4:3 MATERIALS Hong Kong may already be the financial powerhouse of Asia, but the city's stock exchange has more ambitious plans for the future of the Feb 11, 2015
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What DSK Knew

Outside the courthouse, topless women protest as Dominique Strauss-Kahn heads into court. Inside the courthouse the former IMF chief faces pimping charges. The 65- year old is accused of instigating Feb 11, 2015
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Healthcare leads U.S. earnings winners

The strong U.S. economy is contributing to profit growth at U.S. companies. With about two-thirds of the results in, Thomson Reuters data showing 73 percent of S&P 500 companies have beaten earnings Feb 11, 2015
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G20 pledges action not just words

They came to show support for the people of Greece. And the Turkish Freedom and Solidarity Party made their point at the G20 leaders meeting loud and clear. (SOUNDBITE) (Turkish) PROTESTER AND Feb 10, 2015
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Coca-Cola profit plunges 55 percent

Coca-Cola, the world's largest beverage maker, saw its profit plunge 55 percent during the fourth quarter. However, it did beat expectations. Sales in North America rose for the first time in four Feb 10, 2015
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Greece raises stakes ahead of debt talks

Greece is said to be the birthplace of the ancient art of rhetoric. Something that's still going strong. (SOUNDBITE) (Greek) GREEK FINANCE MINISTER, YANIS VAROUFAKIS, SAYING: "Our government, like Feb 10, 2015
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Industry ups and downs for Europe

More signs of recovery in Europe - small ones anyway. Industrial output improved in struggling Italy in December - the 0.4 percent gain was the second straight monthly rise - beating all analysts' Feb 10, 2015
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Chocolate sniffing sales high

Most people eat it. Some cook with it. And now, chocolate is also being snorted. Dominique Persoone created a cocoa sniffing device back in 2007 for a Rolling Stones' party. And it's been flying Feb 10, 2015
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UBS pain after Swiss franc warning

Shares tumbled three percent despite a promise of the biggest payout to shareholders since the financial crisis. What's rattling UBS investors is a warning from the bank over the surging Swiss franc Feb 10, 2015