European Leaders Look to Chart Path Following Vote

TODAY: July 6, 2015 PUB DATE: July 6, 2015

The architects of Greece's international bailout struggled to respond to a resounding "no" in Sunday's referendum on the austerity measures they had tied to the aid program. Eurozone leaders said they would meet in Brussels Tuesday evening to discuss the ...

Blackstone Group Hires New China Chairman

TODAY: July 6, 2015 PUB DATE: July 6, 2015

HONG KONG?Private-equity firm Blackstone Group LP said Saturday it has hired Zhang Liping, a senior Credit Suisse Group AG banker, to head its operations in China. Mr. Zhang, who served as co-chief executive of Greater China at Credit Suisse, will ...

France Sees Basis for Dialogue With Greece

TODAY: July 6, 2015 PUB DATE: July 6, 2015

By William Horobin PARIS--French Finance Minister Michel Sapin said Monday there is still a basis for talks with Greece after the "no" vote in the Greek referendum, and urged the Greek government to make proposals so that negotiations can restart. ...

Greece's Debt to ECB Can't Be Restructured

TODAY: July 6, 2015 PUB DATE: July 6, 2015

PARIS? Greek debt held by the European Central Bank can't be restructured as doing so would contravene the eurozone's founding treaties, Christian Noyer, a member of the ECB's governing council said Monday. Mr. Noyer's comments come after the Greek people ...

Canada Investment Intentions Drop 4.9% in 2015: Statscan

TODAY: July 6, 2015 PUB DATE: July 6, 2015

By Paul Vieira OTTAWA--Capital investment in Canada is set to decline in 2015, for the first year-over-year drop in the post-crisis period, on a plunge in commodities-related capital spending. Statistics Canada released Monday its annual survey of capital and repair ...

UK's Cameron, BOE Governor to Assess Greek Referendum Fallout

TODAY: July 6, 2015 PUB DATE: July 5, 2015

By Jason Douglas LONDON--British Prime Minister David Cameron will chair a meeting Monday with the governor of the Bank of England and other top officials to assess the fallout from the outcome of Greece's referendum, U.K. Treasury chief George Osborne ...

Emerging 'No' Vote in Greece Poses Merkel's Biggest Challenge

TODAY: July 6, 2015 PUB DATE: July 5, 2015

By Bertrand Benoit BERLIN--The verdict of Greek voters on Sunday presents German Chancellor Angela Merkel with her toughest challenge since the eurozone crisis broke out five years ago. How she responds in the coming days won't just determine the fate ...

European Leaders Look to Chart Path Following Greek Vote

TODAY: July 6, 2015 PUB DATE: July 5, 2015

By Gabriele Steinhauser in Brussels And William Horobin in Paris The architects of Greece's international bailout struggled to respond to what appeared to be a resounding "no" in Sunday's referendum on the austerity measures they had tied to their aid ...

Europe Should Focus More on Structural Reforms -- Report

TODAY: July 6, 2015 PUB DATE: July 5, 2015

By Emese Bartha Europe should use the current economic situation to carry out reforms, said UBS Chairman Axel Weber in a preview of an interview to be published by Handelsblatt on Monday. Mr. Weber, formerly president of the Bundesbank, recommends ...

Shanghai Market Slide Is Still Far Short of 2008 Plunge

TODAY: July 6, 2015 PUB DATE: July 5, 2015

By James T. Areddy China's recent stock drop has been the toughest test for the country's investors in seven years, since the bottom fell out of a historic boom cycle for the market. Worries back then about rising Chinese inflation ...

Greek, German Tensions Turn to Open Resentment

TODAY: July 6, 2015 PUB DATE: July 4, 2015

By Matina Stevis and Andrea Thomas At newspaper kiosks in Greece, ahead of Sunday's referendum, some front pages this week showed swastikas and the word "OXI", Greek for "no." On the streets of Athens, a poster showed German Finance Minister ...

Rivals Lurked Behind Aetna's Deal With Humana

TODAY: July 6, 2015 PUB DATE: July 4, 2015

By Dana Mattioli And Liz Hoffman As Aetna Inc. and Humana Inc. sealed their $34.1 billion merger this week, there were a few other elephants in the room. Namely, the three other major health insurers lurking around the deal talks, ...

Greek, German Tensions Turn to Open Resentment

TODAY: July 6, 2015 PUB DATE: July 4, 2015

By Matina Stevis and Andrea Thomas At newspaper kiosks in Greece, ahead of Sunday's referendum, some front pages this week showed swastikas and the word "OXI", Greek for "no." On the streets of Athens, a poster showed German Finance Minister ...

Jobs Market Continues Its Fitful Recovery--2nd Update

TODAY: July 6, 2015 PUB DATE: July 3, 2015

By Eric Morath The U.S. job market sits at a crossroads six years into a fitful economic expansion: Hiring is strong, but weak wage growth has failed to pull millions of would-be workers off the sidelines while prompting others to ...

Aetna Nears Deal to Buy Humana -- 3rd Update

TODAY: July 6, 2015 PUB DATE: July 3, 2015

By Liz Hoffman And Dana Mattioli Aetna Inc. is nearing a deal to buy Humana Inc., according to people familiar with the matter, in a tie-up of health insurers that could be announced this week. The people said a deal ...