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  • BRASILIA, April 26- Brazil could decide to join the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development as soon as next month, officials told Reuters, as President Michel Temer seeks its seal of approval for reforms to Latin America's largest economy. If approved by the OECD Council, Brazil would become the biggest emerging market member of the group and the...

  • CAPE TOWN, April 26- A South African pact with Russia's Rosatom to build nuclear reactors was deemed unlawful by a High Court on Wednesday, casting fresh doubt over the country's energy plans. South Africa and Russia signed an Intergovernmental Agreement in 2014 that sealed a cooperation pact between state-owned nuclear group Rosatom and state-owned...

  • CAPE TOWN, April 26- A South African pact with Russia's Rosatom to build nuclear reactors was deemed unlawful by a High Court on Wednesday, casting fresh doubt over the country's energy plans. South Africa and Russia signed an Intergovernmental Agreement in 2014 that sealed a cooperation pact between state-owned nuclear group Rosatom and state-owned...

  • CAPE TOWN, April 26- A South African pact with Russia's Rosatom to build nuclear reactors was deemed unlawful by a High Court on Wednesday, casting fresh doubt over the country's energy plans. South Africa and Russia signed an Intergovernmental Agreement in 2014 that sealed a cooperation pact between state-owned nuclear group Rosatom and state-owned...

  • *Warsaw's commitment to coal expansion lowers risk for investors. WARSAW/ LONDON, April 25- Many Western banks and finance institutions have pledged to divest from coal, but this has not stopped at least one Polish utility that is expanding its use of the fossil fuel from securing funding through banks and the European Investment Bank. Furthermore, the...

  • The remarkable drama, broadcast live on French news channels, transformed the plant in northern France into a symbol of the diametrically opposed campaigns of Le Pen and Macron before their May 7 runoff election. As Macron met elsewhere with the workers' union leaders, Le Pen displayed her political guile by grabbing the spotlight and popping up outside the...

  • PARIS— Researchers at U.S. antivirus firm McAfee say the cyberattacks that have hit Saudi Arabia over the past few months are continuing, revealing new details about an unusually disruptive campaign. Speaking ahead of the blog post' s publication Wednesday, McAfee chief scientists Raj Samani said the latest intrusions were very similar, albeit even worse, to...

  • Emmanuel Macron, head of the political movement En Marche !, or Onwards !, and candidate for the 2017 French presidential election, attends a campaign political rally at the AccorHotels Arena in Paris, France, April 17, 2017.

    The potential election of centrist Emmanuel Macron as the next president of France is raising hopes over the country's ability to reform its economy.

  • Credit Suisse CEO Tidjane Thiam speaks about the result of the first round of voting in the French presidential election.

  • BERLIN, April 26- Air passenger arrivals in the United States fell in the first quarter of the year, while arrivals in Canada and Mexico rose, according to data from travel analysis company ForwardKeys. Meanwhile, Canada and Mexico both saw arrivals increase 6.1 percent in the first quarter and bookings for arrival in the second quarter are up 15.7 and 19.8...

  • *Investors look beyond French vote, Italy now in focus. *Fitch downgrades Italy, S&P review on May 5. LONDON, April 25- Even before the final outcome of France's presidential race, investors are shifting focus to potentially bigger risks emanating from the euro zone's third biggest economy, Italy.

  • Market turned attention to Macron's need for majority in French parliament: EIU

    Robin Bew, CEO of The Economist Intelligence Unit, discusses the prospects of centrist French presidential hopeful Emmanuel Macron.

  • Macron has proved that he backs entrepreneurs: Dassault-Systèmes CEO

    Dassault-Systèmes CEO Bernard Charlès discusses earnings, saying that "visibility is strong," as well as Emmanuel Macron's potential to be the next French president.

  • NEW YORK, April 25- More than a dozen state prosecutors urged President Donald Trump in a letter on Tuesday not to withdraw from the Paris Climate Agreement, which commits the United States, along with 200 other countries, to reducing its greenhouse gas emissions in an attempt to slow global warming. In an April 14 appearance on television show "Fox& Friends," Scott...

  • NEW YORK, April 25- JetBlue Airways Corp said it was postponing delivery of 13 aircraft scheduled for 2019 and 2020, and had swapped its 2018 Airbus order of A321neos to 11 A321ceos, which have an earlier engine design. As of mid-April, Airbus had delivered a total of 100 A320neo aircraft since the fuel-efficient plane entered service in January 2016, including 53...

  • PARIS/ LONDON, April 25- Investment banks seeking to persuade Vivendi to float Universal Music Group says the recovering division is worth about 20 billion euros, top executives at the Paris- based media company said on Tuesday. "Today, estimates given by banks proposing an initial public offering can go up to 20 billion euros," Vivendi General Counsel Frederic...

  • *Investors look beyond French vote, Italy now in focus. *Fitch downgrades Italy, S&P review on May 5. LONDON, April 25- Even before the final outcome of France's presidential race, investors are shifting focus to potentially bigger risks emanating from the euro zone's third biggest economy, Italy.

  • *LVMH to buy Christian Dior Couture for 6.5 bln euros. PARIS, April 25- French billionaire Bernard Arnault will combine the Christian Dior fashion brand with his LVMH luxury goods empire as part of a 12 billion euro move to simplify his business interests- a restructuring long demanded by other investors. The deal will unite the 70- year-old fashion label worn by...

  • The U.S. Capitol building in Washington, D.C., on Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2017.

    Most Americans say domestic dysfunction is the greatest economic risk, USA Today reports.

  • The ECB is breathing a sigh of relief after the first round of the French election but they are unlikely to change their policy stance until June.