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Most Asian markets up but early dollar rally fades

Hong Kong (AFP) - Shanghai led a broad rally across Asian stock markets Monday on hopes China will unveil fresh economy-boosting measures, while the dollar's early strength waned through the day.

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Paris (AFP) - Could Paris, the City of Light, soon become known as the City of Innovation helping propel young entrepreneurs to push technological and business frontiers?

Brussels (AFP) - Canada turned up the heat on the European Union Saturday, saying it was the bloc's "job" to save a trade pact thrown into doubt by a Belgian region's refusal to sign on.

New York (AFP) - New York state tightened rules Friday on home-sharing services like Airbnb, slapping a steep fine on people who rent their entire, unoccupied apartment for fewer than 30 days.

Montreal (AFP) - Canada's plane and train maker Bombardier said Friday it was cutting 7,500 jobs, its second major layoff announcement this year following delays in deliveries of its C-series …

Lisbon (AFP) - Portugal kept its much-needed access to EU financial help Friday after a European Central Bank-approved credit agency maintained its rating of Portuguese debt at investment grade level.

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