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  • European shares close sharply lower on China concerns Monday, 27 Jul 2015 | 12:28 PM ET

    *China- exposed stocks among top decliners. LONDON, July 27- European equities dropped to a two-week low on Monday, recording their fifth straight daily decline, as fears for China's growth prospects overshadowed some forecast-beating results. But shares fell further following a weaker start on Wall Street on concerns that China's growth prospects were...

  • BRUSSELS/ ATHENS, July 27- International creditors want Greece to enact a third wave of politically sensitive reforms before they will release any money to keep the near bankrupt country afloat under a third bailout they began negotiating on Monday. The government of Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has pushed two packages of measures through parliament this...

  • Wall Street opened lower on worries over China's slowing growth, crystallized by a stunning 8.5 percent fall in Shanghai that also rattled equity markets in Europe and Asia. Share indices in Frankfurt and Paris tumbled more than 2 percent, while London's FTSE 100 was off nearly 1 percent. Japan's Nikkei slipped nearly 1 percent, while MSCI's broadest index of...

  • BRUSSELS, July 27- In early 2013, President Barack Obama's call for a U.S.-EU trade deal generated such optimism in Europe that the graffiti "NO TAFTA, NO TTIP" scrawled under a bridge near the EU headquarters in Brussels was an isolated message of dissent. More than two years on, with the graffiti still there, European officials are ruing their failure to spot early...

  • The helicopters also startled swimmers and fishermen enjoying the beaches of the lake in eastern France. "As soon as they contacted us, we realized there was a communication problem and we immediately stopped," Denis Froidevaux, a Swiss military official, told the Swiss newspaper Le Matin, whose headline Monday read "No, Switzerland is not stealing water from...

  • Orders for US durable goods jump 3.4 percent in June Monday, 27 Jul 2015 | 8:31 AM ET

    WASHINGTON— Orders to U.S. factories for big-ticket manufactured goods posted a sizable gain in June, but the advance was fueled by higher demand for commercial aircraft. Orders for durable goods jumped 3.4 percent in June from May, when orders had fallen 2.1 percent, the Commerce Department reported Monday. However, the jump was driven by aircraft orders booked...

  • NEW YORK, July 27- When Stan Calow was growing up, frugality was a way of life: "You spend as little as you need to, and then save everything else." So, the 58- year-old engineer and U.S. Army veteran from Kansas City, Missouri always hated spending money. Calow and his wife just returned from a trip to France, touring the chateaux of the Loire Valley, just like they had always...

  • BRUSSELS/ ATHENS, July 27- Talks between Greece and its international creditors on a third bailout began in Athens on Monday but the lenders want to see more reforms turned into law before they disburse the first loans to keep the near-bankrupt country afloat. The government of Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has pushed two packages of measures through...

  • *Valeo sinks 3.7 pct despite guidance upgrade. *JPMorgan stays overweight Europe equities. "Most of the fall is coming from China...

  • *Soybeans hit one-month low, drop 9 out of 10 sessions. LONDON, July 27- Corn futures slid to one-month lows on Monday on an improving crop outlook in the United States, while soybean and wheat prices also fell. Chicago Board of Trade December corn futures, the most actively traded contract, fell 2.4 percent to $3.93-1/ 4 a bushel by 0958 GMT, after earlier slumping to a...

  • Police in France tend to avoid intervening in peaceful protests, and French President Francois Hollande on Monday said he backed the farmers and called for a high-level meeting of European agricultural officials. German Agriculture Ministry spokesman Jens Urban declined to comment on the protest but said he didn't think it was leading to a total stoppage...

  • *Valeo sinks 3.7 pct despite guidance upgrade. *JPMorgan stays overweight Europe equities. LONDON, July 27- European equities started the week on a downbeat note, heading for their fifth straight daily fall, with worries over China's growth prospects overshadowing some forecast-beating corporate results.

  • GLOBAL MARKETS-China slides again, Europe follows Monday, 27 Jul 2015 | 4:41 AM ET

    *Shanghai market falls 8.5 percent, biggest daily loss since 2007. LONDON, July 27- European stocks and major commodity prices fell hard on Monday as concerns over China dominated financial markets in the wake of the biggest drop in Shanghai shares in eight years. But it was the stunning 8.5 percent fall in Shanghai that drove most of the moves early in the European...

  • PARIS— Two of France's top executives are teaming up in a joint venture focused on international media projects. Under the terms of the deal announced Monday, Alain Weill's NextRadio TV, a major independent French news network, will become a subsidiary of Altice, one of the country's largest telecoms companies. Altice's CEO, Patrick Drahi, has been on an...

  • *Corn down 6.6 pct for week, most since July 2014. That is a significant headwind for the grains, "said Rich Feltes, director of research for R.J. O'Brien in Chicago. At the Chicago Board of Trade, September corn settled down 10-3/ 4 cents at $3.92-1/ 2 per bushel, dropping below its 200- day moving average.

  • NEW YORK, July 24- French oil major Total S.A. is selling a 50 percent stake in its sole U.S. refinery in Port Arthur, Texas, and has retained investment bank Lazard to advise on the deal, according to a source familiar with the matter. Lazard and Total both declined to comment. In June, Exxon Mobil Corp and Petroleos de Venezuela SA sold their 192,500 bpd Chalmette,...

  • *Farmers, taxi drivers, ferry workers show law-breaking pays. PARIS, July 24- Less than a year since France abandoned its "ecotax" on truckers after protesters destroyed the equipment built to collect it, similar strongarm tactics look to be working for the nation's farmers, cab drivers and ferry workers. Ferry workers who have repeatedly blocked the Channel...

  • PARIS— France's Constitutional Council has ruled that a bill legalizing broad surveillance of terrorism suspects doesn't violate the country's constitution. The bill was proposed long before the January attacks in Paris by Islamic extremists, but the government said that had added to its urgency. One measure will force communication and Internet firms to...

  • NEW YORK— The deal that, for now, decided the ride-hailing behemoth Uber's future in New York City began with a phone call to Rome. City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito on Tuesday called Mayor Bill de Blasio, who was attending a conference at the Vatican, to tell him she had secured enough votes to pass legislation that would put a severe cap on Uber's growth.

  • CHICAGO, July 23- U.S. soybean futures fell on Thursday as improving weather in major Midwest growing areas increased expectations of ample production, traders said. Wheat futures firmed on a round of bargain buying and technical support, snapping a seven session losing streak for the front-month contract. Chicago Board of Trade August soybean futures ended...