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High demand during the festive season prompts banks and refiners to make big overseas purchases. 

Kampala, Uganda. (Source: flöschen/flikcr)

By Michael Lerner Uber hopes to win over customers and reduce Kampala's heavy traffic simultaneously.

Valeant ex-CEO Michael Pearson.

Michael Pearson's severance package was $9 million plus this opportunity.

Bank of Japan, Tokyo

The bank keeps negative deposit rate unchanged and decides to buy long-term government bonds.

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The E.U. says Apple's tax deals with Ireland amounted to state aid and might have breached the bloc's laws.

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The two countries stop short of pledging a production freeze despite calls from several O.P.E.C. members.

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Germany's flagship lender repackaged unsafe loans as safe investments and then sold the risk on to others.