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Wall Street flat after leftists win Greek elections

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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.

Oil climbs ahead of U.S. storm following Saudi transition

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.

5:46pm GMT

Obama announces $4 billion in India investment and lending deals

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".

2:27pm GMT

J.D. Power sees January U.S. auto sales rising 12.4 percent

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.

6:11pm GMT

German gov't expects about 1.5 percent growth this year and next - source

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.

2:38pm GMT

Eurogroup chairman Dijsselbloem: no plan for Grexit

AMSTERDAM - Eurogroup chairman Jeroen Dijsselbloem told the Dutch parliament on Monday that there was 'no script available' for Greece to exit the eurozone.

5:19pm GMT
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Greek shares slump after anti-austerity party wins vote

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.

US STOCKS-Wall St flat after leftists win Greek elections

* Dow down 0.1 pct, S&P 500 and Nasdaq flat (Updates to midday trading)

Greek vote fails to derail Europe's ECB-driven share rally

* QE optimism contains damage in markets (Updates with closing prices)

Nikkei falls as anti-austerity party wins Greek election; stronger yen weighs on market

* 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

Hong Kong shares gain for 5th day despite euro zone concerns

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.

8:06am GMT
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