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Eurogroup chief urges Italy to respect debt pledges
June 13, 2019 at 6:23 am |
BRUSSELS (AP) — Mario Centeno, who chairs meetings of the finance ministers from the 19 countries that use the euro currency, has urged Italy to reassure European partners that it will respect its co...
Researchers: bitcoin's carbon footprint equal to Las Vegas
June 13, 2019 at 6:04 am |
BERLIN (AP) — Researchers calculate that the electricity required for the virtual currency bitcoin generates as much carbon dioxide as a city like Las Vegas.
The Technical University of Munich sa...
AP Explains: Mideast tensions threaten key global oil route
June 13, 2019 at 5:47 am |
Reports that two tanker ships have been attacked in the Gulf of Oman, near the strategic Strait of Hormuz, have focused new attention on the region as tensions have risen.
Here's a look at the ke...
Euro gains in global use, but dollar still dominates
June 13, 2019 at 5:41 am |
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — The euro has gained ground on the dollar as a global currency used for government reserves as U.S. sanctions deter some countries' use of the U.S. currency.
The dollar, ...