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MELBOURNE, Oct 23 (Reuters) - London copper climbed on Monday alongside other metals, after Chinese authorities reaffirmed that the country's economy was on track to achieve the official target of 6.5 percent growth this year. FUNDAMENTALS * LME COPPER: London Metal Exchange copper rose by 0.4 percent to $6,982 a tonne by 0119 GMT, after closing little changed in the previous session, when it posted its fourth straight weekly gain. LME copper prices reached $7,177 a tonne last
LONDON (Reuters) - British police ended an armed hostage siege on Sunday, the BBC reported, saying there were no casualties after a gunman took two staff members hostage at a bowling alley in a leisure complex in central England.
LONDON (Reuters) - British police said on Sunday they were dealing with an "ongoing incident" at a leisure park in Nuneaton, central England, that was not connected to "any terrorist activity" after reports that a gunman had taken two staff members hostage at a bowling alley.
GENEVA/LONDON (Reuters) - Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has been removed as a goodwill ambassador, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Sunday following outrage among Western donors and rights groups at the appointment.
LONDON (Reuters) - British Prime Minister Theresa May is on the verge of making concessions around a key welfare reform that has angered opposition parties as well as members of her own Conservatives, the Sunday Telegraph reported.
LONDON (Reuters) - A personal letter found on the body of a man killed in the sinking of the Titanic sold at auction on Saturday for 126,000 pounds ($166,000), a record price for correspondence from...
GENEVA/LONDON (Reuters) - The World Health Organization (WHO) should overturn its decision to appoint Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe as a goodwill ambassador, global health leaders said on Saturday, describing the move as unjustifiable and wrong.
GENEVA/LONDON (Reuters) - The World Health Organisation (WHO) should overturn its decision to appoint of Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe as a goodwill ambassador, global health leaders said on Saturday, describing the move as unjustifiable and wrong.
LONDON/BOSTON (Reuters) - Nine months into leading the world's biggest packaged food company, Nestle SA Chief Executive Mark Schneider got a tentative thumbs-up from a prominent investor, who praised his early steps on Friday but said there was more work to be done.
LONDON (Reuters) - Adidas has launched the first of six planned city-themed running shoe models in London as it capitalizes on its first Speedfactory, which it has opened in Germany and equipped with time-saving robotics.
LONDON (Reuters) - European stocks, the dollar and bond yields climbed on Friday as investors speculated that the "Trumpflation trade" could be back in play, after the U.S. Senate approved a budget blueprint that paves the way for tax cuts.
LONDON, Oct 20 (Reuters) - Brazil has provided investors with some of the best returns in the world this year but investment funds based in Ireland have been forced to adopt new strategies to get their money's worth.
LONDON (Reuters) - Former Rio Tinto chief financial officer Guy Elliott has stepped down from Britain's Takeover Panel following fraud charges brought by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) related to his time at the miner.
LONDON, Oct 20 (Reuters) - Progress in U.S. tax reform plans lifted emerging stocks on Friday, but a stronger dollar and higher U.S. Treasury yields scuppered currencies, which looked set for daily and weekly losses.
LONDON (Reuters) - European stocks, the dollar and bond yields climbed on Friday as investors speculated on the return of the "Trumpflation trade", after the U.S. Senate approved a budget blueprint that paves the way for tax cuts.
LONDON, Oct 20 (Reuters) - European stocks, the dollar and bond yields climbed on Friday as investors speculated on the return of the "Trumpflation trade", after the U.S. Senate approved a budget blueprint that paves the way for tax cuts.
LONDON (Reuters) - British Business Secretary Greg Clark will hold talks in Canada on Friday to discuss Airbus SE's plans to buy a majority stake in Bombardier's C-Series jetliner program aimed at helping it avoid high U.S. import tariffs.
SYDNEY/MANILA, Oct 20 (Reuters) - London nickel futures jumped to a six-week high on Friday, supported by a rally in Chinese steel prices as investors looked to more production curbs in the world's top steel producer.
LONDON, Oct 20 (Reuters) - Gold miner Acacia Mining said on Friday it would need to approve a deal struck by majority owner Barrick Gold and the Tanzanian government and that it sought further clarification on the agreement.
LONDON, Oct 20 (Reuters) - European shares rose in early deals on Friday, recovering some losses as well-received earnings reports boosted shares in Volvo and Ericsson, though political malaise held back Spanish stocks.
LONDON, Oct 20 (Reuters) - Gold miner Acacia Mining said on Friday it had cut spending by 33 percent in the third quarter of the year compared with a year ago as it adapted to the ban on its gold and copper exports in Tanzania.
SYDNEY, Oct 20 (Reuters) - London copper nudged higher on Friday as some investors beefed up positions following overnight losses, and remained on track to post its fourth weekly rise even after retreating from three-year highs.
LONDON (Reuters) - Britain launched a fund on Friday to support new technology to screen hand-luggage in airports in a bid to detect concealed explosives without passengers having to remove electrical items from their bags.
LONDON (Reuters) - Pollution is killing millions of people worldwide, mostly through the diseases it causes including heart conditions, strokes and lung cancer, according to a large international study.
LONDON, Oct 19 (Reuters) - Chevron has temporarily suspended oil and gas drilling activity in Iraqi Kurdistan, the company said on Thursday, in the latest setback to the region following recent unrest.
JOHANNESBURG/LONDON, Oct 19 (Reuters) - Regulators in the United States and Britain are looking into links between South Africa's Gupta family, the country's government, and banks they may have used to move money amid an escalating graft probe.
LONDON, Oct 19 (Reuters) - Goldman Sachs chief executive Lloyd Blankfein is planning to spend a lot more time in Frankfurt, he said on Thursday, as the Wall Street bank pushes ahead with plans to make the German city a major base after Britain leaves the European Union.
LONDON, Oct 19 (Reuters) - London will remain the world's leading financial centre, a spokesman for British Prime Minister Theresa May said on Thursday when asked about comments by Goldman Sachs chief executive Lloyd Blankfein.
LONDON (Reuters) - The World Health Organization's cancer agency dismissed and edited findings from a draft of its review of the weedkiller glyphosate that were at odds with its final conclusion that the chemical probably causes cancer.
FRANKFURT/LONDON (Reuters) - SAP , Europe's most valuable technology stock, predicted a "dynamite" fourth quarter for its cloud computing business, helping its shares erase losses after third-quarter results fell short of market expectations.
LONDON, Oct 19 (Reuters) - Global oil refining capacity might not meet demand for oil products after 2020 as consumption continues to grow, boosting profit margins, Roger Brown, chief executive of European refiner Varo Energy, said on Thursday.
LONDON (Reuters) - World stocks set a fresh record high before stalling in Europe on Thursday, as the longest winning streak for Japanese stocks since 1998 and the first close above 23,000 for Wall Street's Dow index helped to offset nerves about Spain.
ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - A Pakistani anti-corruption court on Thursday indicted ousted Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his daughter over allegations linked to ownership of London properties, opening a trial that could see the former leader jailed.
LONDON (Reuters) - Unilever reported lower-than-expected third-quarter sales, losing market share to smaller competitors and dampening hopes that an aborted takeover offer from Kraft Heinz would spark a swift improvement.
* UK Q3 retail sales +1.5 pct yy, lowest since Q2 2013 * ONS and economists cite drag from higher inflation * Sterling hits one-week low against U.S. dollar * BoE Nov rate rise still seen likely, doubts for 2018 (Adds market and economist reaction) By David Milliken and Alistair Smout LONDON, Oct 19 (Reuters) - British retail sales slowed unexpectedly sharply in September, dragging quarterly growth to its weakest annual rate since 2013 and suggesting consumer demand rem
Oct 19 (Reuters) - AIG UK said on Thursday it had underwritten its first sharia-compliant warranty and indemnity policy out of London's M&A insurance market, as the city looks to Islamic finance to help bring new business.
LONDON, Oct 19 (Reuters) - Slower Chinese growth crimped investor appetite for emerging market stocks on Thursday, which hit a one-week low after heavy losses in Asia spread to Europe, but currencies such as the rand and lira snapped a three-day losing streak.
LONDON (Reuters) - World stocks set a fresh record high before stalling in Europe on Thursday, as the longest winning streak for Japanese stocks since 1998 and the first close above 23,000 for Wall Street's Dow index helped to offset nerves in Spain.
(Repeats with no changes to text) LONDON, Oct 19 (Reuters) - LONDON, Oct 19 (Reuters) - British retail sales suffered an unexpectedly sharp slowdown in September, dragging quarterly growth to its weakest annual rate since 2013, suggesting consumer demand remains uncertain as the Bank of England nears its first rate rise in a decade. Retail sales volumes fell 0.8 percent in September, the Office for National Statistics said on Thursday, reversing a jump in August and undershooting all ec
ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - A Pakistani anti-corruption court on Thursday indicted ousted Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his daughter over allegations linked to ownership of London properties, pressing charges over accusations that could see the former leader jailed.
LONDON, Oct 19 (Reuters) - British home repairs provider HomeServe is stepping up its expansion in the United States by buying Dominion Energy's home services unit, which has 500,000 customers across 16 states.
FRANKFURT/LONDON (Reuters) - SAP , Europe's most valuable technology company, missed market expectations for third-quarter profit as it invested heavily to shift business customers into cloud computing.
Oct 19 (Reuters) - London Stock Exchange Group Plc said on Thursday that chief executive Xavier Rolet will leave the bourse operator by the end of December 2018, just under a decade after he took the helm at the firm.
LONDON, Oct 19 (Reuters) - Consumer goods maker Unilever reported a 2.6 percent rise in underlying third-quarter sales on Thursday, blaming poor weather in Europe and natural disasters in the Americas.
LONDON/SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Investors are betting on China's potential to feed the global pharmaceutical pipeline, putting a multi-billion-dollar price tag on a handful of stocks, even as the country struggles to close a huge R&D gap with the West.
LONDON/SHANGHAI, Oct 19 (Reuters) - Investors are betting on China's potential to feed the global pharmaceutical pipeline, putting a multi-billion-dollar price tag on a handful of stocks, even as the country struggles to close a huge R&D gap with the West.
PARIS, Oct 19 (Reuters) - South Korea's Naver Corp is investing a further 100 million euros ($118 million) in French technology fund K-Fund I, marking the latest sign of international interest in the French start-up technology scene, which is vying to rival London.
(Adds comment, detail, updates prices) By Melanie Burton MELBOURNE, Oct 19 (Reuters) - London copper held steady on Thursday after in-line economic readings out of China signalled some moderation in growth. China's economic growth slowed slightly as expected in the third quarter as the government's efforts to rein in the property market and debt risks tempered activity in the world's second-largest economy. "China's data was in line with expectations, so it's not surprising tha
MELBOURNE, Oct 19 (Reuters) - London copper marked time on Thursday amid prospects of better demand and ahead of a slew of economic readings out of China that were expected to signal a slowdown in economic growth. FUNDAMENTALS * LME COPPER: Three-month copper on the London Metal Exchange was barely changed at $6,982 a tonne by 0136 GMT, having closed a tad softer in the previous session. A close below the $7,000 watermark may trigger a technical consolidation. LME copper hit
LONDON (Reuters) - Singer Ed Sheeran said he was "a bit bruised and broken" on Wednesday as he recovered from a bicycle accident that left him with a broken wrist, elbow and rib and led to the cancellation of shows on the Asia leg of his tour.
LONDON (Reuters) - Lawmakers from Britain's ruling Conservative Party vented their anger on Wednesday against Prime Minister Theresa May's pursuit of welfare reforms, reinforcing doubts about her authority over a party divided by Brexit.
LONDON (Reuters) - Technology firms have improved cooperation with the authorities in tackling online militant material but still must act quicker to remove propaganda fuelling a rise in homegrown extremism, acting U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Elaine Duke said on Wednesday.
LONDON (Reuters) - The Football Association made a public apology to England women's soccer internationals Eniola Aluko and Drew Spence on Wednesday for comments that were "discriminatory on grounds of race" made to them by former manager Mark Sampson.
LONDON, Oct 18 (Reuters) - Russian state oil major Rosneft has agreed to invest $400 million in five oil blocks in Iraqi Kurdistan, increasing Moscow's exposure to the semi-autonomous region despite a major spike in tensions with the central government in Baghdad.
LONDON (Reuters) - Hedge funds that trade cryptocurrencies reached over 100 for the first time, according to new data from fintech research house Autonomous NEXT, of which more than three-quarters launched in 2017.
LONDON (Reuters) - A new exhibition celebrating the 20th anniversary of the first Harry Potter book's publication is offering 'muggles' with an interest in magic the chance to view rare memorabilia, combined with historic artifacts referenced in the popular series.
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - European Council President Donald Tusk on Wednesday noted promising progress in Brexit talks and said he would propose to 27 EU leaders to open internal preparations for the second phase of negotiations about ties between London and the bloc after Britain leaves in March, 2019.
LONDON, Oct 18 (Reuters) - Former bosses of Lloyds Banking Group used "spin and sales puff" to win over investors and secure a "disastrous" acquisition of rival HBOS during the credit crisis, a lawyer for thousands of shareholders told London's High Court on Wedesday.
(Corrects to show FTSE 250 also had companies going ex-dividend) LONDON, Oct 16 (Reuters) - The following FTSE 100 companies will go ex-dividend on Thursday, after which investors will no longer qualify for the latest dividend payout. According to Reuters calculations at current market prices, the effect of the resulting adjustment to prices by market-makers would take 1.55 points off the index. COMPANY (RIC) DIVIDEND STOCK OPTION IMPACT
LONDON (Reuters) - BP is focusing on smaller investments in renewable energy to avoid large losses in the sector like those it suffered earlier in the decade, Chief Executive Bob Dudley said on Wednesday.
LONDON, Oct 18 (Reuters) - European dealmakers who sell companies and real estate to Chinese investors are increasingly asking them to pay deposits upfront, after China clamped down on capital outflows, according to bankers and lawyers.
LONDON (Reuters) - British satirist Armando Iannucci has won critical praise in Britain for his latest film - a darkly comic look at the power struggle to succeed Joseph Stalin - but in Russia not all politicians share the joke.
LONDON (Reuters) - Richard Branson, billionaire founder of the Virgin group, has revealed he was targeted by a fraudster posing as Britain's defense minister who tried to get him to contribute $5 million to a supposed secret ransom payment.
(Adds comment, detail, updates prices) By Melanie Burton MELBOURNE, Oct 18 (Reuters) - London copper on Wednesday eased from three-year highs hit earlier in the week, but was supported by solid demand-growth expectations, with markets looking to policy announcements from China's Communist Party Congress. "China's underlying demand for copper remains stable and solid," said Hong Kong-based broker Argonaut Securities. There has been stable demand from China's power sector, and st
LONDON, Oct 18 (Reuters) - U.S. regulators have granted a priority review to AstraZeneca's ovarian cancer drug Lynparza as a treatment for breast cancer, putting it on track for potential approval in the new disease area during the first quarter of 2018.
(Adds comment, detail, updates prices) By Melanie Burton MELBOURNE, Oct 18 (Reuters) - London copper climbed on Wednesday, supported by healthy demand growth expectations and relief from a stronger dollar, while markets looked ahead to policy announcements from China's Communist Party conference. "China's underlying demand for copper remains stable and solid," said Hong Kong-based broker Argonaut Securities. There has been stable demand from China's power sector, and strong dem
LONDON, Oct 18 (Reuters) - A UK parliamentary report has criticised Amazon and eBay for not doing enough to prevent tax fraud on their online market places and recommended the government hold the online giants accountable for tax lost to evaders.
LONDON, Oct 18 (Reuters) - Europe's largest tour operator TUI is putting on extra flights to make up for capacity lost after this month's collapse of Monarch, TUI's UK and Ireland boss said on Wednesday.
LONDON/ZURICH (Reuters) - Swiss bank UBS asked staff whether they would prefer to relocate to Amsterdam, Madrid or Frankfurt after Britain leaves the European Union in a survey sent to its investment bankers on Tuesday, according to sources familiar with the matter.
LONDON/ZURICH, Oct 17 (Reuters) - Swiss bank UBS asked staff whether they would prefer to relocate to Amsterdam, Madrid or Frankfurt after Britain leaves the European Union in a survey sent to its investment bankers on Tuesday, according to sources familiar with the matter.
LONDON, Oct 17 (Reuters) - Britain faces the most acute threat ever from Islamist militants seeking to inflict mass attacks, often with spontaneous plots that take just days to bring to execution, the head of the MI5 domestic intelligence agency said on Tuesday.
LONDON, Oct 17 (Reuters) - World stocks stayed near record highs on Tuesday, as a flurry of U.S. earnings and a rally in commodity markets helped underpin one of the most durable bull runs of recent history.
LONDON (Reuters) - Uber's European policy chief Christopher Burghardt is quitting to join the electric vehicle charging network company Chargepoint, the companies said on Tuesday, becoming latest senior figure to leave the taxi app.
LONDON (Reuters) - Uber's European policy chief Christopher Burghardt has quit to join the electric vehicle charging network company Chargepoint, the latest senior figure to leave the taxi app, the Financial Times reported on Tuesday.
LONDON (Reuters) - Jerome Powell likely will be the next Federal Reserve chairman, according to a slim majority of economists in a Reuters poll - but most of them said current Fed Chair Janet Yellen would be the best option.