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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Republican candidate in a close U.S. House of Representatives special election on March 13 in Pennsylvania conceded to his Democratic opponent on Wednesday, cementing a Democratic upset in a long-time Republican area that President Donald Trump handily won in 2016.
RAMALLAH, West Bank (Reuters) - Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas on Monday blamed the Islamist Hamas group for the March 13 bomb attack on the convoy of Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah in Gaza, saying it was a "despicable and sinful act."
WASHINGTON/BEIJING, March 13 (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump is seeking to impose tariffs on up to $60 billion of Chinese imports and will target the technology and telecommunications sectors, two people who had discussed the issue with the Trump administration said on Tuesday.
WASHINGTON, March 13 (Reuters) - Democratic members of the U.S. House of Representatives Intelligence Committee said on Tuesday they would keep investigating Russia and the 2016 U.S. election, despite a decision by Republicans on the panel to shut down the probe.
SANTIAGO/VANCOUVER, March 13 (Reuters) - Chile's government has asked antitrust regulators to block the sale of a 32 percent stake in Chilean lithium company SQM to a Chinese firm on the grounds it would give it an unfair advantage in the global race to secure resources to develop electric vehicles.
WASHINGTON, March 13 (Reuters) - The U.S. Commerce Department said on Tuesday it had made a preliminary finding that some imports from Canada of uncoated groundwood paper used in newsprint were dumped, and imposed preliminary duties of up to 22.16 percent.
SANTIAGO, March 13 (Reuters) - Chilean banking regulator SBIF on Tuesday said it had authorized Bank of China Limited, one of China's largest banks, to operate in the country, a further sign of deepening economic ties between China and Latin America.
SAO PAULO, March 13 (Reuters) - Sao Paulo investment firm SouthRock Capital has signed an agreement with Starbucks Corp that gives it the right to develop and operate branches of the Seattle-based chain in Brazil, the companies said late on Monday.
SEATTLE, March 13 (Reuters) - Boeing Co is studying its options for further increases in production of its medium-haul 737 jet, Boeing Commercial Airplanes Chief Executive Kevin McAllister said on Tuesday.
FRANKFURT, March 13 (Reuters) - French lender Societe Generale has entered exclusive talks to buy the Equities, Markets and Commodities (EMC) division of Germany's Commerzbank after beating rival bidder Goldman Sachs , Handelsblatt reported on Tuesday.
LONDON, March 13 (Reuters) - Britain said it was considering taxing the revenues of internet companies like Facebook and Google until international tax rules are changed to cope with digital firms that can shift sales and profits between jurisdictions.
LONDON, March 13 (Reuters) - The chief executive of U.S. firm Dana Incorporated is in London meeting top GKN shareholders in a drive to persuade the British engineer's investors to back a deal with Dana and reject a hostile bid by Melrose Industries.
NEW YORK, March 13 (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index opened higher on Tuesday, buoyed by gold producers as the metal's prices moved higher after news that U.S. President Donald Trump replaced Secretary of State Rex Tillerson.
LONDON, March 13 (Reuters) - The dollar fell on Tuesday and share markets flinched as news broke that U.S. President Donald Trump had ousted yet another of his top team, this time Secretary of State Rex Tillerson.
ZURICH, March 13 (Reuters) - Luxury goods group Richemont is in exclusive talks to sell its underperforming French Lancel leather brand to Italian high-end briefcase maker Piquadro, to put its struggling fashion and accessories business back on track.
LONDON, March 13 (Reuters) - The British government will consult on a new mechanism for collecting value-added-tax (VAT) for online sales to ensure that the tax paid by consumers reaches the Treasury, finance minister Philip Hammond said during his spring statement to parliament.
RIO DE JANEIRO, March 13 (Reuters) - BNDESPar and Votorantim Participações SA confirmed on Tuesday that they have received an unsolicited takeover bid from Netherlands-based Paper Excellence for their controlling stake in Brazilian pulp producer Fibria Celulose SA.
LONDON, March 13 (Reuters) - World shares inched higher on Tuesday, eking out limited gains as investors kept a wary eye on a U.S. inflation reading later in the day that could offer clues on the pace of Federal Reserve interest rate hikes this year.
MADRID, March 13 (Reuters) - Over one thousand Amazon workers in Spain plan to stage their first strike with a two-day walkout to protest what unions claim are efforts to reduce employees' rights, union Comisiones Obreras (CCOO) said on Tuesday.
SEOUL, March 13 (Reuters) - South Korea's top chat app operator Kakao Corp said on Tuesday it will start charging fees for some services such as faster taxi bookings and business trips, ending nearly three years of wholly free services offered by its taxi-hailing app.
BEIJING, March 13 (Reuters) - China's commerce ministry said on Tuesday it has conditionally approved the German drug and crop chemicals maker Bayer's acquisition of the world No. 1 seed company Monsanto.
SHANGHAI, March 13 (Reuters) - Talks between Telsa Inc and Shanghai authorities over building a local manufacturing plant remain on track, the city government said on Tuesday, easing concerns of a breakdown in negotiations after the electric carmaker's chief criticised Chinese trade rules last week.
LONDON, March 13 (Reuters) - European shares edged higher on Tuesday, with trading muted as investors awaited the latest inflation figures from the United States, while results drove big moves in Iliad and E.ON.
March 13 (Reuters) - Gordie Spater has been manufacturing dog harnesses for nearly 15 years on the northernmost reaches of the Massachusetts shoreline, but he is in high demand right now on Wall Street.
KATHMANDU, March 13 (Reuters) - Investigators have retrieved the flight data recorder from the wreckage of a US-Bangla Airlines passenger plane that crashed, killing at least 49 people on board, as it attempted to land at Kathmandu, a senior airport official in Nepal's capital said on Tuesday.
BEIJING, March 13 (Reuters) - Chinese bike-sharing firm Ofo has raised $866 million in new funding led by Alibaba Group Holding Ltd, in what it said was the largest investment garnered in a single round by a bike-sharing startup.
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CALGARY, Alberta, March 13 (Reuters) - Shippers have taken up Transcanada Corp's sweetened offer to move natural gas on its Mainline pipeline, the company said on Monday, granting Canada's remote western plays a boost against more easily accessible American counterparts.
BOSTON, March 13 (Reuters) - Billionaire investor William Ackman walked away from Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc on Monday with a loss of more than $3 billion as he sold his entire stake in the struggling drug company after trying to rescue it for some 18 months.
SAO PAULO, March 13 (Reuters) - Brazilian meatpacker JBS SA reported fourth-quarter net income of 694 million reais ($220 million) on Monday, reversing a loss of 275 million reais a year earlier, when restructuring and hedging costs hammered its bottom line.
NEW YORK, March 13 (Reuters) - TechStyle Fashion Group, owner of the Fabletics sportswear line that features celebrity actress Kate Hudson, is exploring a sale that could value it at more than $1.5 billion, including debt, people familiar with the matter said on Monday.
March 13 (Reuters) - 40 North Management LLC and Standard Industries, shareholders of GCP Applied Technologies Inc , raised their stake in the construction products and packaging maker as they view the stock as undervalued and an attractive investment.
BEIJING, March 13 (Reuters) - China is considering easing proposed quotas aimed at producing more electric vehicles, as Beijing gets pushback from the automotive industry over the scale and pace of the plans.
BOSTON, March 13 (Reuters) - Billionaire investor William Ackman, who had been Valeant Pharmaceuticals International's biggest cheerleader for two years as the share price climbed and then plummeted, on Monday said his hedge fund had sold its entire position.
LIMA, March 13 (Reuters) - A strike at Peru's biggest copper mine, Freeport-McMoRan Inc's Cerro Verde, stretched into its fourth day after a meeting between the union and management failed to resolve a dispute over labor demands, a union official said on Monday.
March 13 (Reuters) - Highlights of the day for U.S. President Donald Trump's administration on Monday: HEALTHCARE With Republicans bracing for a nonpartisan report that could show their healthcare plan taking away medical insurance from many Americans, Trump plays cheerleader for the proposal ahead of a tough fight in Congress. A Republican plan to repeal taxes set under Obamacare would benefit the wealthiest U.S. households at more than five times the rate for midd
LONDON, March 13 (Reuters) - UK lawmakers voted on Monday to reject attempts to include a guarantee on the rights of EU nationals in Britain in legislation giving Prime Minister Theresa May the power to begin the country's exit from the European Union.
March 13 (Reuters) - Asset management firm Global Advisors (Jersey) Ltd has appointed Laurent Kssis interim managing director of XBT Provider AB, the Swedish company that launched the world's first bitcoin-backed exchange traded note (ETN).
NEW YORK, March 13 (Reuters) - PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP on Monday said it may seek a mistrial in a $3 billion malpractice case over the collapse of Jon Corzine's MF Global Holdings Ltd, saying it was blindsided when the plaintiff changed its theory of why the brokerage failed.
* Copper recovers from biggest weekly fall since Dec * Workers at Peru copper mine began strike on Friday (Updates with closing prices) By Zandi Shabalala LONDON, March 13 (Reuters) - The price of copper rose 1 percent on Monday to its highest level in over two weeks, buoyed mostly by supply disruptions after workers at Peru's top copper miner downed tools indefinitely late last week. Workers at Freeport-McMoRan's Cerro Verde in Peru started an indefinite s
CHICAGO, March 13 (Reuters) - Archer Daniels Midland Co , one of the world's largest agricultural traders, will widen its operations in China to produce fish feed, the company said on Monday, amid increasing global demand for fish from health-conscious consumers.
LONDON, March 13 (Reuters) - Brevan Howard Asset Management, a British hedge fund, has sought an injunction to prevent Reuters publishing a story that the firm says is based on confidential information.
By Bruno Federowski SAO PAULO, March 13 (Reuters) - Brazilian stocks rose on Monday, with shares of power utility Cia Energética de Minas Gerais SA among the biggest gainers after Reuters reported plans to sell a majority stake in two main units. Preferred shares in Cemig, as the power firm is known, rose as much as 6.3 percent following the report before paring gains to around 4.5 percent. According to a person with direct knowledge of the plan, the sale of transmission company
FRANKFURT, March 13 (Reuters) - Bosses of German companies including engineering group Siemens and carmaker BMW will travel with Chancellor Angela Merkel to meet U.S. President Donald Trump this week, sources familiar with the matter told Reuters.
CALGARY, Alberta, March 13 (Reuters) - Shippers have taken up Transcanada Corp's new flat-toll offer to move natural gas on its Mainline pipe from western to central Canada, the company said on Monday.
TORONTO, March 13 (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index turned higher in early trade on Monday as gains for financial and industrial stocks offset a slip in shares of gold miners and other materials companies.
HONG KONG/LONDON March 13 (Reuters) - HSBC's new Chairman Mark Tucker is known in Asia as one of the region's most successful finance executives for taking insurer AIA through a stock market listing and then more than doubling its market value through a relentless focus on new business.
SAO PAULO, March 13 (Reuters) - Brazilian wood pulp and paper producer Suzano Papel e Celulose SA will raise pulp prices for customers in China by $30 to $660 per tonne starting on April 1, the company said on Monday.
TOKYO, March 13 (Reuters) - The Tokyo Stock Exchange launched a new stock index on Monday, selecting 200 companies among small-to-mid-cap firms with high return on equity and operating profits as well as strong corporate governance.
ESSEN, Germany, March 13 (Reuters) - Innogy is in "intense" talks with a group of carmakers, Chief Executive Peter Terium told journalists on Monday, hoping to be selected as a supplier of super-fast charging stations for electric vehicles across Europe.
LONDON, March 13 (Reuters) - An event-packed week for global markets got underway on Monday with stocks steady and the dollar recovering from a three-day fall as investors braced for a potential interest rate hike in the United States, a Dutch election and the first G20 finance ministers' meeting of the Trump era.
JAKARTA, March 13 (Reuters) - U.S. Vice President Mike Pence will visit Japan and Indonesia next month, sources said on Monday, as part of an Asian tour amid concerns the Trump administration is rolling back Barack Obama's "pivot to Asia".
MANILA, March 13 (Reuters) - London copper futures rose the most in three weeks on Monday, propped up by a softer dollar and supply disruption concerns following an indefinite workers' strike at Peru's top copper miner.
TOKYO, March 13 (Reuters) - Asian shares rose on Monday, taking their cue from gains on Wall Street after strong U.S. job data, though the mood was cautious as oil prices plunged to 3 1/2-month lows on fresh worries of oversupply.
JAKARTA, March 13 (Reuters) - U.S. Vice President Mike Pence will visit Indonesia next month, sources said on Monday, as part of what a Japanese magazine said was an Asian tour amid concerns the Trump administration is rolling back Barack Obama's "pivot to Asia".
March 13 (Reuters) - Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening up 6 points at 7,349 on Monday, according to financial bookmakers. * HSBC: HSBC Holdings Plc, Europe's biggest bank, tapped an outsider for its top job on Monday, appointing insurance veteran and AIA Group boss Mark Tucker as chairman to replace Douglas Flint, who plans to step down in 2017. * LLOYDS: Lloyds Banking Group is expected to sign a contract with IBM for 1.3 bln stg that will shift more than 1,900 jobs to
TOKYO, March 13 (Reuters) - Japan's Nikkei share average ticked up on Monday to a 15-month closing high as investors picked up defensive shares while exporter shares were shunned due to the yen's gains, though volume was subdued ahead of key global events later this week.
DUBAI, March 13 (Reuters) - A further slide in oil prices may weigh on Gulf stock markets on Monday with Saudi Arabia's index possibly underperforming its peers becuase of that market's large petrochemical sector.
SHANGHAI, March 13 (Reuters) - Boeing Co's new 737 completion plant in China will aim to deliver 100 planes a year, with the first expected to take place in 2018, China's official Xinhua news agency said.
TOKYO, March 13 (Reuters) - Japan's Nikkei share average edged up on Monday to brush an 11-day high as the yen remained on the defensive, although a wait-and-see mood ahead of this week's U.S. Federal Reserve meeting curbed the market's advance.
MANILA, March 13 (Reuters) - London copper futures rose for a second straight session on Monday, propped up by a firmer euro and supply disruption concerns following an indefinite workers' strike at Peru's top copper miner.
TOKYO, March 13 (Reuters) - Asian shares started the week on a cautious note on Monday as strong U.S. jobs data cemented expectations of a hike in U.S. interest rates this week and as oil prices plunged to 3 1/2-month lows on fresh worries of oversupply.
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Feb 28 (Reuters) - Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening up about 5 points on Tuesday, according to financial bookmakers. * The UK blue chip index closed 0.1 percent higher at 7,253.00 points on Monday, helped by earnings updates and weak sterling, although motor insurers were hit by a regulatory change that could lead to higher payouts. * SHELL: A Nigerian court will rule on March 13 on a request by Royal Dutch Shell and Italy's Eni to lift the temporary seizing of a long-di
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - German engineering company Siemens is hoping to win early EU antitrust approval for its plan to create the world's biggest wind turbine maker with Spain's Gamesa , people familiar with the matter said on Monday.