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  • MEXICO CITY, July 8- Uber's drivers will need permits to work in Mexico City and the company will have to pay into a transport fund, according to a draft government plan seen by Reuters, in what would be the first such regulation for the ride-hailing app in Latin America. Uber launched in the huge market of Mexico City in 2013 and says it has about 300,000 users.

  • ATHENS/ FRANKFURT- Greece's combative finance minister resigns, removing one major obstacle to any deal to keep Athens in the euro zone after Greeks voted resoundingly to back the government in rejecting the austerity terms of a bailout. -EUROZONE- GREECE/ GERMANY, moved, by Paul Carrel, 640 words. -MARKETS- GREECE/ VOTE REACTION, moved, by Jamie McGeever, 800 words.

  • REUTERS BUSINESS NEW SCHEDULE AT 1500 GMT/11 AM ET Monday, 6 Jul 2015 | 11:06 AM ET

    NEW YORK- Aetna Inc Chief Executive Officer Mark Bertolini says he is confident that an antitrust review of its proposed purchase of Humana Inc will allow the deal to close in the second half of 2016, seeking to allay investor concerns of significant regulatory hurdles. ATHENS/ FRANKFURT- Greece's outspoken finance minister resigns, removing a major obstacle...

  • How Pemex's math yields improved safety statistics Thursday, 2 Jul 2015 | 2:35 PM ET

    July 2- In late May, Pemex announced that it had succeeded in bringing its worker fatality and accident rate below the International Association of Oil and Gas Producers' international average in 2014.. That's hard to verify because the IOGP has yet to release its figures for 2014. The most recent year for which the association has published data is 2013, and for...

  • ArcelorMittal Mexico unit to slash 2,800 jobs Wednesday, 1 Jul 2015 | 8:41 PM ET

    MONTERREY, July 1- ArcelorMittal, the world's largest producer of steel, will cut 2,800 jobs at its Mexico unit as global prices slump, it said in a joint statement with local competitors on Wednesday, while accusing Russia, China and Turkey of dumping steel on markets at levels below production costs. Altos Hornos de Mexico, DeAcero and ArcelorMittal warned in the...

  • SAN FRANCISCO, July 1- PayPal Inc said it would buy digital money transfer provider Xoom Corp for $890 million as it muscles into a growing international remittance market and expand in countries like Mexico, India and China ahead of a spinoff from eBay Inc.. The acquisition would allow Xoom to expand into new markets with less execution risk, Xoom CEO John Kunze...

  • DUBLIN, June 29- A Boeing 787 Dreamliner en route from Mexico City to Paris made an emergency landing at Ireland's Shannon Airport on Monday and all 193 people on board disembarked safely, a spokesman for the airport said on Monday. Mexico's Aeromexico said in a statement that an alert in the cargo hold of the flight caused it to divert, and a spokesperson later...

  • Mexicans bash Trump pinata, call him imbecile Friday, 26 Jun 2015 | 4:54 PM ET

    MEXICO CITY, June 26- Few presidents of Mexico have managed to unite the country in the way Donald Trump did after he launched his U.S. presidential bid last week with a string of broadsides against America's southern neighbor. "Imbecile," "racist," "absurd" and "ignorant" were some of the less vulgar words used by prominent Mexicans about Trump after the flamboyant real...

  • MEXICO CITY, June 22- Mexico's state-run oil company, Pemex, confirmed on Monday there was an accident on an oil platform at one of its major operations in the southern Gulf of Mexico, but added any impact on output remained unclear. The explosion is the third high seas incident at Pemex this year after an accident on an offshore maintenance rig- also in the southern...

  • DETROIT, June 22- Air bag maker Takata Corp may have put profits before safety, Democrats on a U.S. Senate committee said in a report released on Monday. The report by the minority on the committee on commerce, science and transportation was released the day before a Washington hearing on Takata's defective inflators, which are linked to more than 100 injuries and...

  • MEXICO CITY, June 17- Ride-hailing service Uber Technologies Inc is open to being regulated in Mexico City, a company spokesperson said on Wednesday, as the rapidly growing start-up seeks to cement its expansion in one of the largest cities in the Americas. Uber entered Mexico City in 2013, and says it has grown to around 300,000 users. On Wednesday, Ana Paula...

  • MEXICO CITY, June 17- Mexico's Supreme Court on Wednesday ruled in favor of airport operator Grupo Aeroportuario del Pacifico in a four-year dispute with mining and railroad company Grupo Mexico. A source with knowledge of Grupo Mexico's thinking said the decision in favor of GAP was a surprise for the Grupo Mexico and that it would now have no other option but...

  • *Daimler closing profitability gap with BMW, Audi. Markus Schaefer said in an interview the analysis was at the heart of the luxury carmaker's drive to improve productivity, and in turn boost profit margins in its battle with German rivals BMW and Audi. In the first quarter of 2015, it made a return on sales of 9.2 percent, only just below the 9.5 and 9.7 percent at BMW...

  • MEXICO CITY, June 14- Mexico's National Electoral Institute on Sunday confirmed that President Enrique Pena Nieto's ruling party emerged as the strongest force in elections last weekend, which INE forecasts say will enable it to retain control of the lower house. A preliminary INE estimate seen by Reuters showed that Pena Nieto's Institutional...

  • Italy's Alitalia agrees to start flights to Mexico Friday, 12 Jun 2015 | 5:47 PM ET

    June 12- Italy's largest airline, Alitalia Linee Aeree Italiane SpA, agreed on Friday to start direct flights between Rome and Mexico City, as part of its plan to expand revenue via long, international flights. "The flight to Mexico City responds to market demands that appear to be of great interest, both in terms of traditional tourism, business tourism and cargo."

  • MEXICO CITY, June 12- BlackRock Inc, the world's largest asset manager, has agreed to buy a Mexican infrastructure investment fund that financed projects for a contractor at the center of a scandal which embroiled President Enrique Pena Nieto. BlackRock announced its deal to buy Infraestructura Institucional, also known as I Cuadrada, on Friday, but gave no...

  • MEXICO CITY, June 12- BlackRock, the world's largest asset manager, plans to buy a Mexican infrastructure investment fund that financed projects for a contractor at the center of a scandal which embroiled President Enrique Pena Nieto. BlackRock's purchase of the fund would make it a partner with Hinojosa in one of the projects, a hospital in the State of Mexico,...

  • Mexico, EU aim for deeper trade ties with new accord Friday, 12 Jun 2015 | 7:18 AM ET

    BRUSSELS, June 12- The European Union and Mexico agreed on Friday to launch negotiations towards a new free-trade agreement, as Mexico seeks to avoid being sidelined by Europe's bigger trade deals with the United States and Canada. "Mexico has to align with them," he said of the United States and Canada, with which Mexico signed the North American Free Trade...

  • GUADALAJARA, Mexico, June 10- Mexican state oil company Pemex said on Wednesday it had made one of its biggest discoveries in years, unveiling new shallow water oil fields in the southern Gulf of Mexico that could produce 200,000 barrels per day by mid-2018. The total proven, probable and possible reserves of the fields could be as high as 350 million barrels of...

  • NEW YORK/ MEXICO CITY, June 9- Almost a year after Mexico opened its energy market to private investors, North American firms are rushing south to decide which pipeline or power plant to invest in. Though the money tap could eventually open, given the promise afforded by Mexican natural gas, oil and renewable energy projects, some of the reluctance to ink deals may be...