TOKYO (Reuters) - Asian shares edged up and the euro sagged in early Asian trading on Tuesday as Greece lurched toward defaulting on a looming debt payment, raising the likelihood of the cash-strapped nation's exit from the euro zone.
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NEW YORK - U.S. stocks fell sharply in heavy trading on Monday and the S&P 500 and the Dow had their worst day since October after a collapse in Greek bailout talks intensified fears that the country could be the first to exit the euro zone.
TOKYO, June 30 (Reuters) - Oil futures hovered below three-week lows on Tuesday after Greeks took to the streets to protest against austerity following a bank shutdown, keeping investors away from riskier assets and putting Brent crude on course for a second month of declines.
TAIPEI, June 30 (Reuters) - Taiwan stocks were down slightly on Tuesday on uncertainty over global market stability amid the troubles in Greece .
ATHENS (Reuters) - Tens of thousands of Greeks rallied on Monday to back their leftwing government's rejection of a tough international bailout after a clash with foreign lenders pushed Greece close to financial chaos and forced a shutdown of its banking system.
ATHENS, June 30 (Reuters) - European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker made a last-minute offer to Athens in a bid to reach a bailout agreement before the deadline expires on Tuesday, European...
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TOKYO, June 30 (Reuters) - Japanese Economics Minister Akira Amari said on Tuesday the Greek debt crisis won't inflict severe damage to the global economy as long as policymakers respond calmly to...
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