Uber Executives' Trial Gets Under Way in Paris

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Uber Technologies representatives clashed with opposition lawyers over charges that two top executives incited drivers to offer illegal taxi services in France, as a two-day trial got under way.

Bank of England Eyes Ways to Open Its Cash Facilities to Islamic Banks

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The Bank of England said it is looking at ways to open its cash facilities to Islamic banks, a move that would make it the first of the world’s major central banks to offer such a service.

Recession Watch: Is Europe at the Downturn's Doorstep?

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The eurozone economy made progress last year. But growth was modest despite a multitude of tailwinds that have now lessened.

Investors and the Death of Mining Dividends

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The case for putting money in mining has changed. Once pricey stocks promising juicy dividends, mining companies now offer little or no dividend. But they do have one advantage: they’re cheap.

New Lender Worry: Oil Firms Max Out Credit Lines

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Struggling oil and gas companies are maxing out revolving credit lines typically used to cover short-term funding gaps, raising fresh concerns about banks’ exposure to the decline in energy prices.

Oil Glut: What Storage Signals Mean for Prices

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A gusher of oil at Cushing, the delivery point for the U.S. benchmark crude-futures contract, has put extreme pressure on prices this week.

'Doom Loop' Fears Cast Pall Over Banks

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Financial shares led the selloff amid concerns that global central banks struggling to boost growth will worsen an already tough environment for lenders.

'Doom Loop' Fears Cast Pall Over Banks

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Financial shares led the selloff amid concerns that global central banks struggling to boost growth will worsen an already tough environment for lenders.

After Years Outperforming Oil Companies, BG Ends Trading

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Royal Dutch Shell’s $50 billion takeover of BG Group, expected to complete Monday, brings to an end a company that rose from humble beginnings to become the U.K.’s third largest oil and natural gas business.

More Cuts Loom as Oil Nears $25

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As crude prices slide toward $25 a barrel, many oil companies have little choice but to start making the steep cost cuts they have avoided up until now, jettisoning every well that can’t break even or isn’t needed to keep the lights on.

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