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  • BEIJING, June 29- China denounced a Europol report on Thursday that accused China of being the main source of counterfeit goods in the European Union, calling it "irresponsible" while vowing to continue the crackdown on intellectual property right violations. China remained by far the main country of provenance for counterfeit products in the EU, with Hong Kong...

  • BERLIN, June 29- The mood among German consumers rose to its highest level in almost 16 years heading into July, a survey showed on Thursday, supporting expectations that private consumption will contribute strongly to growth this year. "Consumers believe that the boom in Germany is gaining traction despite global economic risks," Buerkl said. "

  • But it is perhaps ironic that while the action on the capacity side of LNG is an Australian and American story, the ultimate controlling player of the emerging global natural gas market is likely to be Europe. This is because Europe is likely to act as a "clearing house" for surplus LNG cargoes, given it has excess re-gasification capacity and the ability to use the...

  • After a seven-year investigation prompted by scores of complaints from rivals, the European Commission hit Google with a record 2.4 billion euro fine for favouring its own shopping service and an order to treat rival services the same way it treats its own products. The European Commission slapped a 497 million euro fine on Microsoft in 2004 and ordered it to...

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    European bourses are expected to open higher Thursday as investors look ahead to NATO’s meeting of defense ministers.

  • FRANKFURT, June 29- Online takeaway food delivery group Delivery Hero priced its initial public offering at the top end of the range, it said on Thursday, meaning the listing is set to raise 996 million euros. The price range had been set at 22.00 to 25.50 euros a share. Meanwhile, New York- based Blue Apron Holdings, the online meal-kit company that is targeting...

  • TOKYO, June 29- Japanese stocks are expected to notch a near 9 percent gain this calendar year on solid corporate earnings growth, a relatively weaker currency, as well as lingering optimism about the U.S. economy, a Reuters poll found. It is then forecast to reach 21,500 by end-June 2018. "The strong U.S. economy, weak yen and solid Japanese corporate earnings will...

  • *Poland hopes for reassurance on NATO, investment. WARSAW, June 29- A trip to Poland by U.S. Trump visits Poland for one day- en route to a G20 summit in Hamburg, Germany- to take part in a gathering of leaders from central Europe, Baltic states and the Balkans, an event convened by Poland to bolster regional trade and infrastructure.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, June 29- Peer at the instrument panel on your new car and you may find sleek digital gauges and multicolored screens. What's at stake is a piece of the $37- billion cockpit electronics market, estimated by research firm IHS Market to nearly double to $62 billion by 2022. Meanwhile, the number of suppliers for those components is likely to dwindle as...

  • *Poland hopes for reassurance on NATO, investment. WARSAW, June 29- A trip to Poland by U.S. Trump visits Poland for one day- en route to a G20 summit in Hamburg, Germany- to take part in a gathering of leaders from central Europe, Baltic states and the Balkans, an event convened by Poland to bolster regional trade and infrastructure.

  • *Poland hopes for reassurance on NATO, investment. WARSAW, June 29- A trip to Poland by U.S. Trump visits Poland for one day- en route to a G20 summit in Hamburg, Germany- to take part in a gathering of leaders from central Europe, Baltic states and the Balkans, an event convened by Poland to bolster regional trade and infrastructure.

  • *Poland hopes for reassurance on NATO, investment. WARSAW, June 29- A trip to Poland by U.S. Trump visits Poland for one day- en route to a G20 summit in Hamburg, Germany- to take part in a gathering of leaders from central Europe, Baltic states and the Balkans, an event convened by Poland to bolster regional trade and infrastructure.

  • *Asia crude futures market stagnates as U.S., Europe boom. SINGAPORE, June 29- Asia is dropping further behind the United States and Europe in financial oil trading despite being the world's biggest fuel-consuming region, exposing refiners from China to Singapore to the moods of speculators who often ignore market fundamentals. Exchange data shows crude...

  • Our live blog is tracking reaction after the Fed frees some US banks to pay out more than 100 percent of earnings in dividends and buybacks.

  • BEIJING, June 29- Global coordination is important as the world economy undergoes changes, including the latest increase in U.S. interest rates earlier this month, China's Vice Finance Minister Zhu Guangyao said ahead of a G20 summit of leaders in July. As the global economy stabilises, major countries need to normalise their interest rates, although this is...

  • BEIJING, June 29- Global coordination is important as the world economy undergoes changes, including the latest increase in U.S. interest rates earlier this month, China's Vice Finance Minister Zhu Guangyao said ahead of a G20 summit of leaders in July. As the global economy stabilises, major countries need to normalise their interest rates, although this is...

  • BEIJING, June 29- Global coordination is important as the world economy undergoes changes, including the latest U.S. interest rate hike, China's Vice Finance Minister Zhu Guangyao said on Thursday. As the global economy stabilises, countries need to normalise their monetary policy, although that normalisation is happening at a very slow pace, Zhu told...

  • TOKYO, June 29- The dollar wallowed close to one-year lows against the euro and slipped against sterling in Asian trading on Thursday, as investors priced in tighter monetary policy in Europe. Sterling added to gains made after Bank of England Governor Mark Carney said on Wednesday that the central bank is likely to need to raise interest rates as the British...

  • SINGAPORE, June 29- Chicago wheat futures rose for a third consecutive session on Thursday with prices underpinned by dry weather threatening to reduce U.S. spring crop production. *Analysts expect the U.S. Department of Agriculture on Friday to lower its estimate of U.S. spring wheat plantings for 2017. *Russia has started grain harvesting in its southern...

  • Earnings growth, attractive valuations and reduced political risk are why European markets look favorable, says Jeroen Bos of NN Investment Partners.