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  • OPEC squabbles about potential cut drag on markets. LONDON, Oct 26- Oil fell for a third day on Wednesday, nearing $50 a barrel for the first time in three weeks, as investors grew increasingly doubtful that OPEC members will agree to cut output and as U.S. inventories staged a surprisingly large increase. Iraq, the second-largest member of OPEC, does not want to join...

  • *OPEC plans to cut output after Nov. 30 meeting. *OPEC cut likely to have smaller impact than 2008 intervention. Market data shows a steady inflow of new positions into the February contract lately, with the number of positions- known as open interest- in February futures up 48 percent since OPEC flagged the prospect of an output cut on Sept. 28.

  • WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 26 STRASBOURG, France- European Central Bank's Chief Services Officer Michael Diemer speaks before the ECON Committee at the European Parliament in Strasbourg, France- 1400 GMT. BRUSSELS- European Central Bank's board member Peter Praet speaks at the European Treasurers Club conference dinner, in Brussels, Belgium- 1700 GMT.

  • *OPEC adds to worry, jostling over Nov output cuts. NEW YORK, Oct 25- Oil settled down on Tuesday, then U.S. crude slid further below $50 a barrel in post-settlement trade after an industry group reported that U.S. oil inventories grew nearly three times as much as forecast. "Basically, the glut continues and demand is not coming back," Phil Davis, a trader at PSW...

  • *Brent down 1.3 pct, WTI breaks below $50 for second day. *OPEC members jostle over cuts before Nov. 30 meeting. NEW YORK, Oct 25- Oil prices fell more than 1 percent on Tuesday, with U.S. crude settling below $50 per barrel for the first time in a week ahead of data likely to show a build in domestic inventories.

  • *OPEC members jostle over cuts before Nov. 30 meeting. NEW YORK, Oct 25- Oil prices fell more than 1 percent on Tuesday, with U.S. crude breaking below $50 per barrel for a second straight day ahead of weekly data that could show a build in domestic inventories. Trade group American Petroleum Institute will issue at 4:30 p.m. EDT a weekly report of crude stockpiles and...

  • LONDON, Oct 25- Austria's government borrowing costs pushed towards four-month highs on Tuesday as the country sold a 70- year bond, the longest debt issued publicly by a euro zone government. Vienna has gathered over 5 billion euros of investor interest in the bond, banks running the deal said on Tuesday, as well as nearly 5 billion euros more on a new seven-year...

  • LONDON, Oct 25- Austria's government borrowing costs pushed towards four-month highs on Tuesday as the country sold a 70- year bond, the longest debt issued publicly by a euro zone government. Vienna has gathered over 5 billion euros of investor interest in the bond, banks running the deal said on Tuesday, as well as nearly 5 billion euros more on a new seven-year...

  • *OPEC members jostle over cuts before Nov. 30 meeting. NEW YORK, Oct 25- Oil prices fell 1 percent on Tuesday, with U.S. crude breaking below $50 per barrel for a second straight day ahead of weekly data that could show a build in domestic inventories. Trade group American Petroleum Institute will issue at 4:30 4:30 p.m. EDT a weekly report of crude stockpiles and...

  • LONDON, Oct 25- The chance of an agreement to freeze or cut crude output when OPEC members meet next month might appear more distant now Iraq has joined those asking for an exemption, but investors are ramping up their bets that oil prices will rally. Since the decision at a meeting in Algiers on Sept. 28, at which OPEC said it would seek to cut output to output to a range...

  • LONDON, Oct 25- Austria's government borrowing costs pushed towards 16- month highs on Tuesday as the country sold a 70- year bond, the longest debt issued publicly by a euro zone government. Vienna has gathered over 5 billion euros of investor interest in the bond, banks running the deal said on Tuesday, as well as nearly 5 billion euros more on a new seven-year bond...

  • LONDON, Oct 25- Austria's long-dated government bond yields held near 16- month highs on Tuesday as the country pushed ahead with plans to sell its first 70- year debt. Italy, Spain, France and Belgium have all sold 50- year bonds this year, while Belgium and Ireland have also sold 100- year paper in private placements. Austria's 30- year bond yield held just above 1...

  • TUESDAY, OCTOBER 25 ATLANTA- Atlanta Fed President Dennis Lockhart speaks to the Opportunity Finance Network about "Lending and Investing in Community Development"- 1720 GMT. LONDON- Bank of England Governor Mark Carney appears before the House of Lords Economic Affairs Committee- 1435 GMT. BERLIN- ECB Chief Mario Draghi speaks on "Stability, Equity and Monetary...

  • TUESDAY, OCTOBER 25 ATLANTA- Atlanta Fed President Dennis Lockhart speaks to the Opportunity Finance Network about "Lending and Investing in Community Development"- 1720 GMT. LONDON- Bank of England Governor Mark Carney appears before the House of Lords Economic Affairs Committee- 1435 GMT. BERLIN- ECB Chief Mario Draghi speaks on "Stability, Equity and Monetary...

  • *Iraq says it should be exempt from OPEC output curbs. NEW YORK, Oct 24- Oil prices dipped on Monday, with U.S. crude briefly falling below $50 per barrel, on news of the impending restart of Britain's Buzzard oilfield and Iraq's wish to be exempted from OPEC production cuts. Iraq's oil minister Jabar Ali al-Luaibi said the second-largest producer in the...

  • *Iraq says it should be exempt from OPEC output curbs. NEW YORK, Oct 24- Oil prices dipped on Monday, with U.S. crude briefly falling below $50 per barrel, on news of the impending restart of Britain's Buzzard oilfield and Iraq's wish to be exempted from OPEC production cuts. Iraq's oil minister Jabar Ali al-Luaibi said the second-largest producer in the...

  • *Iraq says it should be exempt from OPEC output curbs. NEW YORK, Oct 24- Oil prices fell as much as 2 percent on Monday on news of the impending restart of Britain's Buzzard oilfield, and U.S. crude slid below $50 per barrel, which triggered technical selling. Earlier, oil was pressured by news that Iraq wanted to be exempt from a production cut by the Organization of the...

  • *Russia, OPEC talk cooperation to stabilise oil market. VIENNA, Oct 24- Energy ministers from Russia and Qatar along with OPEC's secretary general discussed possible joint action to stabilise the oil market, Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak said ahead of OPEC's meeting next month aiming to cement a deal agreed in Algiers. Russia is the world's largest...

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    Austrian officials have made plans to renovate Hitler's house to be beyond recognition, according to Curbed.

  • *Iraq says it should be exempt from OPEC output curbs. *Russia says confident of cooperating with OPEC. NEW YORK, Oct 24- Oil prices fell on Monday after Iraq said it wanted to be exempt from an OPEC production cut, though prices drew some support from a rally in Wall Street shares and a draw in crude inventories at the U.S. storage hub of Cushing, Oklahoma.