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  • French candidate for the presidential election Marine Le Pen during a campaign rally on March 18, 2017 in Metz, France.

    The consensus is that the euroskeptic will not be the next president. But not everybody is 100 percent committed to that outlook.

  • *South America supply outlook takes shine off U.S. exports. *Corn also stays weak on bumper South America crop prospects. PARIS/ SYDNEY, March 24- U.S. soybean prices eased on Friday to hit a four-month low as expectations for South American production continued to rise, leading investors to ignore healthy weekly U.S. exports.

  • PARIS, March 24- The European Investment Bank has asked French investigators to find out whether 800 million euros of EU-backed loans to Renault could have been used to develop test-cheating diesel engines, according to documents seen by Reuters. The European Union lending arm wrote to judges leading a fraud investigation into preliminary findings that...

  • FRANKFURT, March 24- For companies in the European Union, London is the chief gateway to finance. Rerouting the financial lines that run through London will be complex, experts say. London dominates wholesale banking in Europe, a 5.8 trillion euro industry that includes financing for companies from big multinationals to family-owned firms that are the...

  • FRANKFURT, March 24- For companies in the European Union, London is the chief gateway to finance. Rerouting the financial lines that run through London will be complex, experts say. London dominates wholesale banking in Europe, a 5.8 trillion euro industry that includes financing for companies from big multinationals to family-owned firms that are the...

  • FRANKFURT, March 24- For companies in the European Union, London is the chief gateway to finance. Rerouting the financial lines that run through London will be complex, experts say. London dominates wholesale banking in Europe, a 5.8 trillion euro industry that includes financing for companies from big multinationals to family-owned firms that are the...

  • FRANKFURT, March 24- For companies in the European Union, London is the chief gateway to finance. Rerouting the financial lines that run through London will be complex, experts say. London dominates wholesale banking in Europe, a 5.8 trillion euro industry that includes financing for companies from big multinationals to family-owned firms that are the...

  • Fillon's changes not desperate yet

    Charles Lichfield, Europe associate at Eurasia Group, adds that the right-wing French presidential candidate has a 35 percent chance of making it through to the second round of voting.

  • In a reversal of the Obama administration's earlier decision, the Trump administration issued a presidential permit enabling Calgary- based TransCanada to build the pipeline. Appearing alongside TransCanada's CEO in the Oval Office, Trump called it part of a "new era of American energy policy" that he said would lower costs, reduce reliance on foreign oil and...

  • With a month to go until the French election, around four in 10 voters are hesitant about who to vote for, a poll said on Friday.

  • SEOUL/ PARIS, March 24- South Korea's KEPCO, the likeliest suitor for Toshiba Corp's troubled nuclear business, is holding off from making an approach because of question marks over the scale of damage at the unit and political uncertainty in both South Korea and the United States, people with direct knowledge of the matter say. State-controlled Korea Electric...

  • SEOUL/ PARIS, March 24- South Korea's KEPCO, the likeliest suitor for Toshiba Corp's troubled nuclear business, is holding off from making an approach because of question marks over the scale of damage at the unit and political uncertainty in both South Korea and the United States, people with direct knowledge of the matter say. State-controlled Korea Electric...

  • *Unions reveal incident with nuclear waste containers. PARIS, March 23- Flaws found in the production of nuclear waste containers highlight gaps in the safety culture at French nuclear group Areva's nuclear waste recycling facility at La Hague in Normandy, the firm's unions allege. An internal document from the La Hague CHSCT Health and Safety Committee, which...

  • CHICAGO, March 23- U.S. soybean futures fell to a five-month low on Thursday and corn dropped to a 2-1/ 2 month low, pressured by plentiful global supplies amid bumper South American crops and expectations for large plantings in the United States. Additionally, we're hearing some larger acreage estimates for 2017 U.S. soybean plantings as well, "said Terry Reilly,...

  • Ray Dalio, Bridgewater Associates

    A team at Bridgewater Associates, the $150 billion hedge fund Dalio founded, published a 61-page paper on it Wedenesday.

  • The State Department will recommend the pipeline is in U.S. interests, clearing the way for the White House to grant a presidential permit to TransCanada to build the $8 billion pipeline, two officials said. State Department spokesman Mark Toner wouldn't reveal the decision, but said the agency had re-examined Keystone thoroughly after ruling against the...

  • Police patrol across Westminster Bridge toward the Houses of Parliament in central London on March 23, 2017 after the bridge reopened to traffic following its closure during the March 22 terror attack.

    More than 90 percent of the capital's police officers carry out their daily duties without a gun.

  • LONDON, March 23- Financial markets have typically reacted only briefly in the past 15 years to terror attacks such as that on Britain's parliament on Wednesday-- mainly because these events rarely have a major impact on the economy or economic policy settings. Sterling fell immediately after reports of shooting outside the parliament in London, but quickly...

  • LONDON/ NEW YORK, March 23- Fast food chain Pret a Manger's private equity owners have chosen Solebury Capital to advise on a planned New York stock market listing, people close to the situation said. Launched more than three decades ago, Pret A Manger has around 400 branches globally, serving fast food made onsite to more than 300,000 customers in Britain, the...

  • *Unions says cost cuts, redundancies jeopardise safety. PARIS, March 23- Redundancies and cost savings are compromising safety at French nuclear group Areva's nuclear waste recycling facility at La Hague in Normandy, the firm's unions say in an internal document. In an undated and unsigned note from the Areva La Hague Health and Safety Committee, seen by Reuters,...