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Puerto Rico set to default on debt
Puerto Rico's governor says the territory will not make a debt repayment on Monday after a weekend of crunch talks to resolve the financial crisis end without a deal.


Oil services mega-merger called off
US oil services companies Halliburton and Baker Hughes abandon their proposed merger after resistance from regulators in the US and Europe.


Venezuelans lose sleep to save power
Venezuelans lose half an hour of sleep on Sunday when their clocks move forward to save power, as they grapple with a deep economic crisis.


Two MP committees to quiz Green on BHS
Former BHS owner Sir Philip Green is invited to appear before two parliamentary committees to answer questions about the High Street chain's collapse into administration.


Japanese markets fall on yen strength
Japanese share markets fall more than 3% at the start of trading as yen strength saps the shares in big exporters.



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