LONDON - European equities advanced on Wednesday, spurred by strong corporate earnings and gains in U.S. and Asian markets on hopes that Beijing could stem the rout in its markets without damage to the world's second biggest economy.
SAN FRANCISCO - Applications for U.S. home mortgages edged up last week while borrowing rates moved lower, an industry group said on Wednesday.
LAHAINA, Hawaii - Pacific Rim trading partners might convene a top-level forum to discuss how to stop countries manipulating currencies for competitive advantage, Australian Trade Minister Andrew Robb said on Tuesday.
ATHENS - Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said on Wednesday that his government would not implement reform measures beyond what was agreed with lenders at a euro zone summit earlier this month.
SHANGHAI/HONG KONG - Chinese shares bounced back more than 3 percent on Wednesday, as Beijing's latest efforts to prop up values restored a measure of stability to its unruly stock market.
LONDON, July 29 - European shares climbed on Wednesday, with carmaker Peugeot among the best-performers, as some strong corporate results and further signs of bid activity lifted the region's stock markets.
July 29 - U.S. stock index futures rose on Wednesday on hopes that Beijing could stem the rout in its markets and ahead of a statement from the U.S. Federal Reserve that could give clues regarding the timing of a rate hike.
LONDON, July 29 - European shares rose on Wednesday, lifted by strong corporate results and bid activity including HeidelbergCement's move to take control of Italcementi.
TOKYO, July 29 - Japan's Nikkei share average fell on Wednesday hit by sharp falls in Fanuc Corp and Tokyo Electron after they cut their full-year forecasts, while the market awaited a policy decision from the U.S. Federal Reserve.
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