NEW YORK - U.S. stocks were little changed on Monday after a decisive Greek election victory by the leftist Syriza party spurred concern over fresh instability in the euro zone, even as the possibility of Greece leaving the bloc was considered remote.
NEW YORK - Oil prices were up for a second straight day on Monday ahead of the first major snowstorm expected this year in the U.S. Northeast.
NEW DELHI - U.S. President Barack Obama on Monday announced $4 billion in government-backed investments and lending to India, as he sought to scale up a trade relationship he said was "defined by so much untapped potential".
DETROIT - January U.S. auto sales will rise 12.4 percent from a relatively low base a year ago, industry consultants J.D. Power and LMC Automotive said on Monday.
BERLIN - The German government expects the economy to grow by around 1.5 percent this year, compared with its previous prediction for 1.3 percent, a government source told Reuters on Monday.
AMSTERDAM - Eurogroup chairman Jeroen Dijsselbloem told the Dutch parliament on Monday that there was 'no script available' for Greece to exit the eurozone.
PARIS, Jan 26 - Top Greek shares slumped more than 5 percent at the open on Monday after Greece's Syriza party promised to roll back austerity measures in the wake of its victory in a snap election.
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* Greek election victory for Syriza party * Raises prospect of collision with creditors * Risks for Japan seen as limited * Stronger yen hurts exporters' shares By Thomas Wilson TOKYO, Jan 26 - Japanese stocks fell on Monday as a resounding election win for Greece's anti-austerity Syriza party raised the prospect of conflict with the country's international lenders, dampening investors' appetite for risk. The Nikkei benchmark fell 0.5 percent to 17,418.82 points
Jan 26 - Hong Kong shares inched up on Monday to notch a fifth consecutive day of gains, shrugging off renewed concerns over potential instability in the euro zone after an anti-austerity party won the Greek general election.