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Telefonica upbeat for year ahead

Europe's third biggest telecoms company is getting bigger. Spain's Telefonica expects 2015 sales to grow by 7 percent this year and 5 percent next year. It's putting one-off factors such as a weaker Feb 25, 2015
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BSE closes points 3.33 up on Feb 25

New Delhi, Feb 25 (ANI): Trading at the Bombay Stock Exchange today closed 3.33 points up to stand at 29,007.99. At the National Stock Exchange the Nifty closed 5.15 points up to stand at 8,767.25. SIEMENS and PMCFIN were among the top gainers of Group A with an increase of 5.27% and 4.93% along with OBEROI REALTY LTD. and NIIT TECHNOLOGIES LTD. with an increase of 4.72% and 4.67% respectively, while the top losers of Group A include CENTRAL BANK OF INDIA and RASOYA PROTEINS LTD. with a decrease of 8.07% and 3.92% along with THERMAX and ALEMBIC PHARMACEUTICALS LTD. with a decrease of 3.81% and 3.19% at the close of the markets. The Auto sector is down 5.62 points at 19,632.82 while the banking sector is down 164.25 points at 21,475.41 and the reality sector is up at 6.15 points at 1,757.75. The Indian currency is down 0.27% at Rs 62.03 per dollar. Feb 25, 2015
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Property tax fears fuel UK rental rise

++NOTE TO EDITORS, THIS EDIT REPLACES 1177 WITH NAME CORRECTION++ A smart family home in the heart of London. It would cost several million pounds to buy. But this one's not for sale. It's one of Feb 25, 2015
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China stocks to welcome short-selling

Fresh off of the Lunar New Year holiday break, the main Chinese stock exchange is opening its doors to short sellers. As soon as next week, foreign investors will for the first time be able to short Feb 25, 2015
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China's factories show signs of a rebound

China revving back up after a week-long holiday welcoming in the year of the sheep. And it looks like things are off to a slightly better-than-expected start. A snapshot of factory health, the HSBC/ Feb 25, 2015
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It's ten in a row for the Nasdaq

Stocks rose after Fed chair Janet Yellen's congressional testimony where she said the central bank is preparing to consider interest rate hikes on a meeting-to-meeting basis. The Dow and S&P 500 Feb 25, 2015
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Fed's Yellen makes subtle shift in emphasis

A subtle but powerful message adjustment from Fed Chair Janet Yellen speaking to the Senate Banking Committee about plans for the first interest rate hike since 2006: (SOUNDBITE) JANET YELLEN, CHAIR Feb 25, 2015
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UK should stick with austerity - OECD

The hustle and bustle of London, and the sound of economic success. The UK economy is the fastest growing in the G7 with growth forecast to hit 2.6 percent this year. That's the assessment from the Feb 24, 2015
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ECB presents new 20 euro bill

Crisp and fresh off the press. Few can resist the feel of a brand new banknote. This the euro zone's new 20 euro bill. It's the third in the Europa series gradually replacing the original notes Feb 24, 2015
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Spanish economy strengthening, says PM

There's an election on the horizon and upstart parties sprouting out of discontent. For a Spanish government lacking in voter support, some positive economic news couldn't come at a better time. Feb 24, 2015
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Westwood goes green at Fashion Week

Black, red and also… Green? British fashionista dame Vivienne Westwood is known for her loud style as well as her loud views. She used her latest London Fashion Week Red Label show to urge the Feb 24, 2015
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Qatar's costly World Cup conundrum

Some match dates at last for the Qatar world cup finals. A FIFA task force is recommending the 2022 event takes place in November and December when temperatues drop from summer peaks of over 50 Feb 24, 2015
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Home Depot warns on dollar

Americans are spending more money fixing up their homes, and that's jacking up sales at Home Depot. Same-store sales in the U.S. rose nearly 9 percent in the latest quarter. And profit rose sharply Feb 24, 2015