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Americans seethe as banks hit them with new fees
Sun Oct 9, 2011 6:21pm IST http://in.reuters.com/article/2011/10/0 ... 3220111009
The largest U.S. banks have been hit by two waves of legislation in the past three years, on credit cards and most recently on debit cards, that have restrained their ability to charge billions of dollars in hidden fees.
Banks have responded to the latest crackdown by announcing in recent weeks new fees to make up for the lost revenue.
Magnitude 5.6 quake jolts northeastern Japan - TV
TOKYO | Mon Oct 10, 2011 8:33am ISThttp://in.reuters.com/article/2011/10/1 ... 4820111010
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Belgium to buy Dexia's Belgian unit for $5.4 billion
BRUSSELS | Mon Oct 10, 2011 9:12am IST http://in.reuters.com/article/2011/10/1 ... XE20111010
The likely burden of bailing out Dexia led ratings agency Moody's to warn Belgium late on Friday that its Aa1 government bond ratings may fall.
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U.S. order targets WikiLeaks supporter's mail: report
WASHINGTON | Mon Oct 10, 2011 9:23am BST http://uk.reuters.com/article/2011/10/1 ... 8F20111010
The controversial court orders are expected to add fuel to a growing debate over a controversial law -- the Electronic Communications Privacy Act -- that allows the U.S. government to secretly obtain information from people's email and cellphones without a search warrant.
Food prices to be even more volatile, U.N. says
Mon Oct 10, 2011 8:20am GMT http://af.reuters.com/article/worldNews ... 10?sp=true
"Demand from consumers in rapidly growing economies will increase, population continues to grow, and further growth in biofuels (displacing food crops) will place additional demands on the food system."
The report said that poor farmers and consumers in small importer countries, particularly in Africa, would be more vulnerable to shortages as a result.
The State of Food Insecurity in the World 2011http://www.fao.org/publications/sofi/en/
Greece activates rescue fund to save Proton Bank
ATHENS | Mon Oct 10, 2011 3:18am EDT http://www.reuters.com/article/2011/10/ ... 1320111010
It is the first lender to be nationalized under the Financial Stability Fund (FSF), a safety net set up by Greece and [>] its international lenders for banks that need to recapitalize but cannot raise funds in the market.