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Bitcoin defies talk of China crackdown

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The price of bitcoin rose on Tuesday despite growing uncertainty regarding regulation in China, including a possible deadline for the country's banks to stop handling the virtual currency.

ECB will take action: Portugal finance minister

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The European Central Bank (ECB) still plans to take action to combat the problem of low and falling inflation despite holding off and disappointing markets over the past few months, Portugal's finance minister told CNBC.

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ECB will take action: Portugal finance minister

The European Central Bank (ECB) still plans to take action to combat the problem of low and falling inflation despite holding off and disappointing markets over the past few months, Portugal's finance minister told CNBC.

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How the UK could manage if it quit the EU

A member of Britain's diplomatic service has won a 100,000 euro ($140,000) cash prize for his proposal outlining a blueprint for Britain after its potential exit from the European Union.

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Typing error adds $14bn to Spain debt

We've all done it - that slip of the hand when typing that produces some embarrassing numerical error. Usually, however, there aren't billions of dollars at stake.

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