Japan's Nuclear Shutdown Hits Utilities

Tokyo Electric Power Co. and seven other power utilities in Japan reported combined first-half losses equal to $8.4 billion, about 25 percent of their market value, raising the prospect some will boost rates for consumers.
Greek Rescue Plan Challenges Syriza
22:12 - Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras staved off an immediate challenge to his premiership, though failure to appease his party’s hard-left fringe brought early elections into view. After 12 hours of talks, the central committee of the anti-austerity Syriza party decided in the early hours of Friday to hold an emergency congress in September, in which a move to accept a strings-attached bailout from international creditors will be put to the vote.
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