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  1. China Cuts Interest Rates to Stimulate Slowing Economy

    China’s central bank made the announcement on its website, saying that the one-year bank lending rate would drop 0.25 percentage point to 5.35 percent.

  2. India Prepares a Budget, Surrounded by Secrecy and Big Expectations

    An army of workers has been holed up for days in a subterranean space, proofreading and preparing to print 10,000 copies of what many hope will be a momentous and politically risky plan by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

  3. Dutch Offer Preview of Net Neutrality

    As with the rules adopted by the F.C.C., the Netherlands demands that wireless and fixed-line broadband providers treat all Internet traffic equally.

  4. Mutual Suspicion Mars Tech Trade With China

    With China and the United States wary of the other’s digital espionage, American tech companies are caught in the middle.

  5. The White and Gold (No, Blue and Black!) Dress That Melted the Internet

    White and gold, or blue and black? The debate over the colors of a dress set off a social media conflagration that few were able to resist.

  6. Germany Backs 4-Month Extension of Greece’s Bailout

    The German finance minister urged lawmakers to support the move to ensure Europe’s future success, even as he conceded that doing so was “not easy for me.”

  7. In Europe, Bond Yields and Interest Rates Go Through the Looking Glass

    Policy makers are taking drastic measures to revive the economy, resulting in financial transactions that seem upside-down.

  8. Airbus Group Profit Rose 59% in 2014 on Demand for Commercial Jets

    The rise came despite underperformance at its military division, where delays to a new transport plane led to more than $600 million in additional costs.

  9. Annual Profit Surges for I.A.G., Parent of British Airways

    Performance was bolstered by strong passenger demand on trans-Atlantic routes and a turnaround at the Spanish carrier Iberia.

  10. Figures Show Continued Unevenness in Japan's Recovery

    The weak consumer mood has kept a lid on spending, as wages have yet to increase enough to make up for the sales tax increase, and the pace of inflation has slowed.