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  • *Aveva tumbles after warning about currency impact. LONDON, Sept 12- European equities edged higher on Friday, although major share indexes remained in a tight range as investors refrained from making strong bets on stocks ahead of Scotland's referendum and the U.S.

  • *FTSEurofirst 300 up 0.1 pct, Euro STOXX 50 up 0.1 pct. *Aveva tumbles after warning about currency impact. PARIS, Sept 12- European shares inched higher early on Friday but remained in a tight range, as investors refrained from taking strong bets on stocks ahead of Scotland's referendum and the U.S.

  • PARIS, Sept 12- European shares inched higher early on Friday but remained in a tight range, as investors refrained from taking strong bets on indexes ahead of Scotland's referendum and the U.S. At 0705 GMT, the FTSEurofirst 300 index of top European shares was up 0.2 percent at 1,386.54 points, after losing 0.1 percent on Thursday.

  • Stocks decline amid interest rate worries Friday, 12 Sep 2014 | 2:41 AM ET

    NEW YORK— The prospect of rising interest rates sent the stock market to its first weekly loss since early August. The Standard& Poor's 500 index fell 11.91 points, or 0.6 percent, to end at 1,985.54 on Friday. The index was down 1.1 percent for the week.

  • *Tokyo shares highest since 2008, other markets cautious. SYDNEY, Sept 12- The U.S. dollar was riding high in Asia on Friday as unending speculation about the prospects for rising U.S. interest rates undermined commodity prices and spurred investors to unwind leveraged trades in higher-yielding currencies.

  • NEW YORK, Sept 11- U.S. stocks closed little changed on Thursday and the dollar dipped slightly against the euro, as data showing more Americans tapping unemployment benefits muddied views on when U.S. policymakers might first raise interest rates. The timing of an expected rate hike in the United States has become a central question for global markets.

  • Treasury sold $13 billion in 30- year bonds to solid demand. "If it comes in stronger, the market will continue to ignore weak payrolls and focus on all the positive data we've seen," said Richard Gilhooly, an interest rate strategist at TD Securities in New York.

  • NEW YORK, Sept 11- European stocks closed near a one-week low on Thursday and the dollar slipped against the euro after data showed more Americans tapping unemployment benefits, muddying the outlook for when the U.S. central bank might raise interest rates. The timing of an expected rate hike in the United States has become a central question for global markets.

  • European shares end near one-week low, mining stocks slip Thursday, 11 Sep 2014 | 12:37 PM ET

    *Standard Life, RBS rally after latest opinion poll. LONDON, Sept 11- European shares closed near a one-week low on Thursday after a report showed U.S. jobless claims rose last week, with mining stocks slipping amid concern about China's economic growth.

  • European shares hit one-week low, mining stocks slip Thursday, 11 Sep 2014 | 11:45 AM ET

    *Standard Life, RBS rally after latest opinion poll. LONDON, Sept 11- European shares slipped to a one-week low on Thursday after a report showed U.S. jobless claims rose last week, with mining stocks slipping amid concern about China's economic growth.

  • *Overnight poll a slim majority for Scotland to remain in U.K.. NEW YORK, Sept 11- Sterling rose from 10- month lows on Thursday after a poll reduced some fears of Scotland leaving the United Kingdom, which briefly provided support for global equity prices before their gains faded.

  • Asia stocks muted; Tokyo rises as yen extends fall Thursday, 11 Sep 2014 | 1:16 AM ET

    NEW YORK— U.S. stocks were mixed Thursday afternoon as investors mulled the outlook for interest rates, the latest sanctions against Russia and volatile energy prices. KEEPING SCORE: The Standard& Poor's 500 index rose a point, or less than 0.1 percent, to 1,996 as of 3:47 p.m. Eastern.

  • SINGAPORE Sept 11- U.S. crude futures held near a 16- month low below $92 a barrel on Thursday, after falling sharply in the previous session on lower OPEC demand forecasts and a jump in U.S. refined product stocks. *U.S. crude for October delivery edged up 11 cents to $91.78 as of 0036 GMT after falling $1.08 to settle at $91.67 a barrel in the previous session.

  • NEW YORK, Sept 10- U.S. stocks rose on Wednesday, helped by a rebound in Apple shares, while expectations for a stronger economy and thus higher interest rates from the Federal Reserve boosted the dollar to a six-year high against the yen. Worries over a vote for Scottish independence, scheduled for Sept. 18, spooked investors in Europe, where shares closed flat.

  • European shares end flat; Santander dips Wednesday, 10 Sep 2014 | 12:43 PM ET

    PARIS, Sept 10- European stocks ended flat on Wednesday, as worries over Scotland's vote on independence and growing expectations of a more hawkish stance from the U.S. The benchmark index has erased all the gains spurred by the European Central Bank's moves last week to support the region's economy.

  • *Saudi says cuts output, but overall OPEC supply rises. LONDON, Sept 10- Oil dropped to a 17- month low close to $98 a barrel on Wednesday as rising supplies and weak demand helped extend losses into a fifth session, while OPEC lowered the projected demand for its crude and U.S. product stocks jumped.

  • NEW YORK, Sept 10- U.S. stock prices fell on Wednesday on growing bets the Federal Reserve may raise interest rates faster than previously thought, while anxiety over whether Scotland might break off from the United Kingdom unnerved investors in Europe, hurting sterling and boosting the dollar.

  • *Saudi says cuts output, but overall OPEC supply rises. LONDON, Sept 10- Oil dropped to a 17- month low below $99 a barrel on Wednesday as rising supplies and weak demand helped extend losses into a fifth session, while OPEC lowered the projected demand for its crude.

  • European shares erase rally; Santander falls Wednesday, 10 Sep 2014 | 7:19 AM ET

    *Jitters over Scotland vote rattle investors. PARIS, Sept 10- European stocks fell for a fourth straight session on Wednesday, erasing what was left of the gains spurred by the European Central Bank's rate cut and additional measures unveiled last week to support the region's economy.

  • *FTSEurofirst 300, Euro STOXX 50 down 0.4 pct. LONDON, Sept 10- Europe's leading shares fell for a fourth straight session on Wednesday, with Spain's top lender Santander the biggest drag after the death of its chairman prompted worries over a successor.