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JERUSALEM (AP) — Shimon Peres was laid to rest Friday by dozens of world leaders who praised Israel's former president and prime minister for pursuing peace with an indefatigable spirit and optimism, even though his vision of a "new Middle East" was never fulfilled.
Deutsche Bank's U.S.-listed shares surged as much as 15.2 percent after French news agency AFP reported that the bank was nearing an agreement with U.S. officials to pay $5.4 billion to settle charges related to selling toxic mortgage bonds before the financial crisis. The stock had lost more than 22 percent in the past two weeks after the U.S. Department of Justice demanded $14 billion from the German lender to settle the charges. Deutsche Bank's German-listed stock recovered smartly from record lows to close up 6.4 percent.