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Patrick Modiano: Shyness and a dark past

Fans say the Nobel laureate for literature has his own genre, writes Anne-Sylvaine Chassany Asia homepage

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‘The Overnighters’ shows dark side of North Dakota oil boom

WILLISTON N.D. (Reuters) – Desperate for a fresh start, unemployed workers from all over the world have converged on North Dakota’s burgeoning oil patch, seeking six-figure salaries and the rewards of living in the fastest-growing economy in the nation. Reuters: … Continue reading

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Ben Affleck gets into dark, tough mind-set in ‘Gone Girl’

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Ben Affleck is not interested in playing nice guys and would choose an interesting, complicated character over a likeable one, which is what drew him to “Gone Girl,” a dark thriller about marriage, intimacy and the … Continue reading

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A Minute With: Chloe Grace Moretz on digging into a dark role

(Reuters) – Teen actress Chloe Grace Moretz says she might have found her darkest role yet as a battered Russian child prostitute in the thriller “The Equalizer,” even though she has been in some pretty dark stuff. Reuters: Entertainment News

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Dark Swedish humor takes wing in ‘Pigeon’ film at Venice

VENICE (Reuters) – In Swedish filmmaker Roy Andersson’s offbeat film “A Pigeon Sat on a Branch Reflecting on Existence”, shown at the Venice Film Festival on Tuesday, a businessman about to shoot himself in a posh office takes a last … Continue reading

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Wall Street’s dark day for M&A

More than $ 100bn of deals wiped off table in matter of hours with Fox’s bid for Time Warner and Sprint’s move on T-Mobile US falling apart as dealmaking passes $ 2tn Asia homepage

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Dark pool probes draw in trio of European banks

Authorities request information from UBS, Credit Suisse and Deutsche Bank on anonymous trading venues and high-frequency trading Asia homepage

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Goldman Sachs fined in dark pool debacle

The fine levelled by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority comes amid heightened scrutiny around the US share trading industry Asia homepage

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Dark pool spotlight falls on Barclays

At the centre of the New York attorney-general’s lawsuit is a small and little-known US algorithmic trading business, called Tradebot Systems Asia homepage

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Banks start to drain Barclays dark pool

Deutsche and Credit Suisse are among institutions withdrawing business after New York’s attorney-general alleged the UK bank misled investors Asia homepage

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