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  • *FTSE 100 up 0.2 pct. *Energy sector biggest riser as oil soars on OPEC deal. On Wednesday, however, the FTSE's oil and gas index rose 4.1 percent after the price of oil shot up as members of OPEC, the oil producers' cartel, agreed to trim output for the first time since 2008 in a last-ditch bid to support prices.

  • "Realistically, it is a little bit of month end position squaring," said Bill Gentry a broker at Risk Management Commodities. At 10:55 a.m. CST, Chicago Board of Trade January soybean futures were down 9 cents at $10.33-1/ 2 a bushel. The U.S. Agriculture Department on Wednesday morning said that private exporters reported the sale of 123,000 tonnes of soybeans for...

  • All 14 members of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries agreed to cut output by about 1.2 million barrels per day.

  • VIENNA, Nov 30- Below is a table showing oil output cuts agreed at a meeting of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries in Vienna on Wednesday. Cuts are from October production levels. For the main story, click on.

  • *FTSE 100 up 0.1 pct. LONDON, Nov 30- Britain's top share index rose slightly on Wednesday, led by rebounding energy stocks as oil prices jumped after a deal to curb global oversupply, though banking stocks slipped after Royal Bank of Scotland failed a stress test. The FTSE's oil and gas index rose 4.1 percent after oil prices shot up more than 8 percent as some of the...

  • *Oil roars ahead on OPEC deal to cut output to 32.5 mln bpd. NEW YORK, Nov 30- Oil jumped on Wednesday as OPEC members clinched a deal to cut production, while upbeat U.S. economic data and comments from the U.S. "Everything seem to be coming together for more growth and risk appetite," said Larry Milstein, head of agency and government trading at R.W. Pressprich& Co. in New...

  • *OPEC agrees first output cut since 2008- source. *Saudi Arabia says ready to accept "big hit" on production. New York, Nov 30- Oil prices rose more than 7 percent on Wednesday as some of the world's largest oil producers agreed to curb oil output for the first time since 2008 in a last-ditch bid to support prices.

  • *OPEC agrees first output cut since 2008- source. *Saudi Arabia says ready to accept "big hit" on production. The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries has agreed its first output limiting deal in eight years, an OPEC source told Reuters as the debates continued in Vienna on the exact size of each member's cuts.

  • VIENNA, Nov 30- Top oil exporter Saudi Arabia has agreed to cut its oil output to 10.06 million barrels per day under a new OPEC production-limiting deal, an OPEC source told Reuters. The country's output stood at 10.54 million bpd in October. The source also said OPEC, at a ministerial meeting in Vienna, had agreed to suspend Indonesia from the Organization of the...

  • *OPEC deal boosts inflation expectations. OPEC member Algeria was proposing to set a new production ceiling at 32.5 million barrels per day, down from current levels of 33.6 million. "I think most of the move this morning was related to the OPEC news, speculation about a production cut and the increase in oil prices and as a result inflation expectations as well,"...

  • *OPEC agrees first output cut since 2008- source. The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries has agreed its first output limiting deal in eight years, an OPEC source told Reuters as the debates continued in Vienna on the exact size of each member's cuts. Key OPEC member Saudi Arabia said it was prepared to accept "a big hit" on its own production and agree...

  • Oil prices rose 7 percent to a near five-week high of $49.65. A source told Reuters that delegates were debating a bigger-than-expected cut in production at a meeting in Vienna. Wall Street is on track for its best month since March, riding on a record rally that was sparked by Donald Trump's victory in the U.S. presidential election.

  • *Oil soars amid signals of OPEC production cut. LONDON, Nov 30- Oil jumped more than 8 percent and the dollar, U.S. bond yields and stocks all pushed higher on Wednesday as signals from OPEC suggested the group was closing in on a deal to cut production. Combined with fresh concern about China's banking system, a stress test for British banks and a raft of euro zone data,...

  • *Expectations of OPEC deal drive U.S. yields higher. LONDON, Nov 30- The dollar edged up on Wednesday as a surge in oil prices encouraged expectations of rises in inflation and U.S. The dominant factor on Wednesday was widespread anticipation of a deal that would curb OPEC oil output that sent crude prices 7 percent higher in morning trade in London.

  • *OPEC discussing output cut of 1.4 mln bpd- source. *Iraq, Iran both say optimistic deal will be reached. LONDON, Nov 30- Oil prices jumped more than 8 percent on Wednesday to a five-week high as some of the world's largest oil producers gathered in Vienna to try to agree a production cut that could be bigger than expected.

  • *Oil prices jumped 8.4 percent after Saudi Arabia's energy minister said the OPEC and other producers, gathered in Vienna, were close to a deal. *Wall Street is on track for its best month since March, riding on a record rally that was sparked by Donald Trump's victory of the U.S. presidential election. *A U.S. Commerce Department report at 8:30 a.m. ET is likely to show...

  • *Oil prices jumped 8.4 percent after Saudi Arabia's energy minister said the OPEC and other producers, gathered in Vienna, were close to a deal. *Wall Street is on track for its best month since March, riding on a record rally that was sparked by Donald Trump's victory of the U.S. presidential election. *A U.S. Commerce Department report at 8:30 a.m. ET is likely to show...

  • HAMBURG/ SINGAPORE, Nov 30- Chicago soybean, wheat and corn futures rose on Wednesday, supported by a sudden surge in crude oil prices as several OPEC members signaled a possible deal to cut production. The Chicago Board of Trade's most active January soybean contract climbed 0.5 percent to $10.47-3/ 4 a bushel by 1117 GMT after closing down 1.2 percent in...

  • *Saudi Falih says OPEC close to reaching deal. *Iran says Russia would cut if OPEC reaches deal. Falih also said OPEC was focusing on reducing output to a ceiling of 32.5 million barrels per day, or cutting by more than 1 million bpd, and hoped Russia and other non- OPEC members would contribute a cut of another 0.6 million bpd.

  • *Iraq, Iran both say optimistic deal will be reached. LONDON, Nov 30- Oil prices jumped more than 7 percent on Wednesday as some of the world's largest oil producers gathered in Vienna to agree on a production cut that could be bigger than expected. The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries started a meeting at 0900 GMT on Wednesday at its Vienna...