Eurozone Inflation Remains at Record Lows

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The annual rate of inflation in the 18 countries that use the euro was unchanged at 0.4% in August, as the EU's statistics agency revised a previous estimate that recorded a decline to 0.3%

Internet Power Balance Tilts Toward Asia

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When Alibaba begins trading Friday, four of the world's 10 largest Internet companies by stock-market value will be based in Asia, highlighting how much action is shifting to the region.

Sky Deutschland Rejects BSkyB Offer

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Sky Deutschland's supervisory and executive boards have advised shareholders not to accept a takeover offer by British Sky Broadcasting Group, a week after the European Union approved the deal.

Sony Expects Deeper Loss

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Sony Corp. said it expects to post a much deeper net loss of $2.15 billion for the current fiscal year, as it cut the value of its mobile communications unit after smartphone sales failed to meet expectations.

Inditex Hit by Global Tension

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Political and economic turmoil in some of Inditex's high-growth markets pressured profit and sales in the first half, reflecting a downside to the retail giant's aggressive expansion into Asia and Eastern Europe.

Meet the Biggest Polluter in China's Most Polluted City

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Jizhong Energy, the biggest polluter in China's dirtiest city, is trying to clean itself up, highlighting the balancing act under way as regional governments and businesses try to tackle pollution without wrecking local economies.

EU Car Sales in Continuing Recovery

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Recovery of the EU auto industry continued apace in the first eight months of the year, with new-car sales rising 6% to 8.3 million vehicles.

In Alibaba IPO, Investors Offer Views of Risk and Opportunity

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The Wall Street Journal talked with a variety of people about their outlook on the Chinese e-commerce company ahead of its potentially historic IPO.

Zara Builds Business Around RFID

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Many retailers have stumbled implementing RFID tags for inventory control, but the Zara chain is working the system. The scale and speed of its rollout is drawing notice.

China Hunger Inspires 'Twiggy'

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As iron ore prices languish at their lowest levels in five years, the chairman of the world's fourth-largest miner of the mineral is betting on another big Chinese market: food.

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