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  • *Rogers hired to change mindset of LVMH managers. PARIS, Sept 26- When LVMH hired former Apple music executive Ian Rogers to craft a digital strategy, investors may have hoped for some quick results. Changing mentalities and priorities at LVMH takes time, according to sources close to the 78 billion euro group controlled by France's richest man, Bernard Arnault.

  • In a sign of growing ambition beyond its taxi business, Uber is gearing up to deliver meals in Amsterdam this week just as Takeaway.com, the restaurant ordering leader in the Netherlands, lists on the Amsterdam stock market. The plan include 16 cities in 12 European countries ranging from Moscow to Madrid to Manchester, 11 new cities in nine Asian countries-...

  • PARIS, Sept 26- Britain appears to be heading for a "hard Brexit" under which links to the European Union would be reduced to little more than trade agreements, Scotland's external affairs minister Fiona Hyslop said on Monday, citing "mood music" from recent talks. The talks are part of efforts to establish a common United Kingdom position for divorce discussions...

  • *Tension mounts ahead of Basel meeting in November. FRANKFURT/ LONDON, Sept 26- The European Union may opt out of new global rules aimed at preventing another financial crash because officials are worried they put European banks at a disadvantage at a time when they are losing market share to U.S. rivals. "If we can't reach a compromise that's acceptable for us, we...

  • *Rogers hired to change mindset of LVMH managers. PARIS, Sept 26- When LVMH hired former Apple music executive Ian Rogers to craft a digital strategy, investors may have hoped for some quick results. Changing mentalities and priorities at LVMH takes time, according to sources close to the 78 billion euro group controlled by France's richest man, Bernard Arnault.

  • LONDON, Sept 26- London's role as the world's top financial center could be under threat as the implications of Britain leaving the European Union start to sink in, a survey showed on Monday. The Z/Yen 20th global financial centers index, which looks at 87 financial centers, showed that London remains just ahead of New York, followed by Singapore and Hong Kong.

  • LONDON, Sept 26- London's role as the world's top financial centre could be under threat as the implications of Britain leaving the European Union start to sink in, a survey showed on Monday. The Z/Yen 20th global financial centres index, which looks at 87 financial centres, showed that London remains just ahead of New York, followed by Singapore and Hong Kong.

  • PARIS, Sept 26- Britain appears to be heading for a' hard Brexit' under which its relationship with the European Union is reduced to little more than trade agreements, Scotland's external affairs minister Fiona Hyslop said on Monday. Scotland recently appointed its own representative, Michael Russell, to take part in talks with Brexit minister David Davis to...

  • *Corn down on harvest, wheat weak depite India, Egypt demand. PARIS/ SINGAPORE, Sept 26- Chicago soybean futures edged down on Monday to trade near a one-week low as weather forecasts suggested conditions would be dry enough this week to let farmers make headway in gathering what is tipped to be a record U.S. crop. Wheat tracked corn lower as it lacked impetus in the...

  • European governments to take more relaxed attitudes towards deficits

    Robert Smithson, investment director at GAM, discusses the European banking environment, saying that the "pendulum of pessimism" has swung too far against eurozone banks.

  • *European businesses oppose special deal for Britain. *UK says firms need access to London financial services. Britain wants a trade deal that gives London's financial district, known as the City, access to EU clients while allowing the government to restrict migration from the bloc- something at odds with the basic rules of the European Union.

  • *European businesses oppose special deal for Britain. *UK says firms need access to London financial services. Britain wants a trade deal that gives London's financial district, known as the City, access to EU clients while allowing the government to restrict migration from the bloc- something at odds with the basic rules of the European Union.

  • Conservative MP Boris Johnson speaks as he visits Bristol on May 14, 2016 in Bristol, England.

    U.K. Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson had on Thursday described one of the the EU's key positions on the negotiations as "complete baloney."

  • CHICAGO/ BEIJING, Sept 23- China on Friday slapped anti-dumping duties on a U.S. animal feed ingredient known as distillers' dried grains amid an intensifying spat between the world's two largest economies over agricultural trade which totaled over $20 billion last year. China is the world's top buyer of DDGS, a by-product of corn ethanol used by feed mills as a...

  • CHICAGO, Sept 23- U.S. soybean futures fell 2.1 percent to a one-week low on Friday on reports of big harvest yields and heavy farmer sales on the cash market, traders said. Chicago Board of Trade soft red winter wheat futures weakened as traders said ample global supplies were likely to blunt the impact of India's decision to slash its import tax on the grain.

  • VERSAILLES, France, Sept 23- Former Societe Generale trader Jerome Kerviel is liable for only 1 million euros of the 4.9 billion euros in losses he racked up at the bank, and not the whole amount, a French court ruled on Friday. The ruling by the Versailles Court of Appeals, the latest in a series of judgments on a case dating back to 2008, leaves a question mark hanging...

  • BERLIN, Sept 23- France and Germany warned on Friday against the introduction of new rules that would force banks to set aside more capital, saying this could choke off private lending and hurt growth prospects. Speaking after a meeting of the German-French economic council in Berlin, German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble and his French counterpart...

  • *Ontario Teachers cuts allocations to 10 funds- sources. LONDON, Sept 23- Canada's third-largest public pension plan has halved the number of computer-driven hedge funds in its investment portfolio and put more money into the funds its sticking with, sources with knowledge of the matter told Reuters. Ontario Teachers' allocates $11.4 billion to hedge funds,...

  • PARIS, Sept 23- A French appeals court on Friday ordered disgraced former Societe Generale trader Jerome Kerviel to pay the bank 1 million euros in damages for multi-billion dollar losses he racked up from equity derivative trades. The ruling by the Versailles Court of Appeals means the government could reclaim a 2.2 billion euro tax break that SocGen...

  • VERSAILLES, France— French court cuts damages owed by former trader Jerome Kerviel from 4.9 billion euros to 1 million euros.