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PREVIEW - Prospects rise for a 2015 U.N. climate deal, but likely to be weak

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OSLO - A global deal to combat climate change in 2015 looks more likely after promises for action by China, the United States and the European Union, but any agreement will probably be too weak to halt rising temperatures.

Prospects rise for a 2015 U.N. climate deal, but likely to be weak

OSLO, - A global deal to combat climate change in 2015 looks more likely after promises for action by China, the United States and the European Union, but any agreement will probably be too weak to halt rising temperatures.

China rate cut knocks legs from under yuan rally, more volatility seen

SHANGHAI - China's surprise interest rate cut is another step toward softening the country's exchange rate, setting the yuan on course to end the year lower for the first time since its landmark revaluation in 2005.

1:19pm IST

China rate cut knocks legs from under yuan rally, more volatility seen

SHANGHAI - China's surprise interest rate cut is another step toward softening the country's exchange rate, setting the yuan on course to end the year lower for the first time since its landmark revaluation in 2005.

Business, Economy 1:15pm IST

China's rate-cut likely to hurt banks, curb new loans to small borrowers

SHANGHAI, Nov 22 - China's latest interest rate cut is set to dent the profitability of domestic lenders, especially mid-sized banks, which are already suffering from higher bad loans and a slowdown in profit growth.

22 Nov 2014

China's ICBC to set up offshore yuan center in Los Angeles

BEIJING - China's Industrial and Commercial Bank (ICBC) signed a pact with the Los Angeles city government to promote cross-border yuan trade and set up an offshore renminbi center in California, the bank said on Saturday.

22 Nov 2014

China's ICBC to set up offshore yuan centre in Los Angeles

BEIJING, Nov 22 - China's Industrial and Commercial Bank (ICBC) signed a pact with the Los Angeles city government to promote cross-border yuan trade and set up an offshore renminbi centre in California, the bank said on Saturday.

22 Nov 2014

China building South China Sea island big enough for airstrip - report

WASHINGTON - Satellite images show China is building an island on a reef in the disputed Spratly Islands large enough to accommodate what could be its first offshore airstrip in the South China Sea, a leading defense publication said on Friday.

22 Nov 2014

UPDATE 1-China building South China Sea island big enough for airstrip -report

WASHINGTON, Nov 21 - Satellite images show China is building an island on a reef in the disputed Spratly Islands large enough to accommodate what could be its first offshore airstrip in the South China Sea, a leading defense publication said on Friday.

22 Nov 2014

Obama to be chief guest at Republic Day celebrations

WASHINGTON - U.S. President Barack Obama will attend India's Republic Day celebrations in January as chief guest, a sign of steadily expanding ties between two countries that share concerns about China's growing power in Asia.

22 Nov 2014

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