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LONDON, May 22- Copper hit a six week high on Wednesday as a production outage at the world's second-largest copper mine looked set to continue, though gains were capped as investors digested comments on monetary easing from the U.S.
*Freeport death toll rises, mine remains shut. LONDON, May 22- Copper rose to its highest level in two weeks on Wednesday, as the dollar weakened and a production outage at world's second-largest copper mine in Indonesia after a tunnel collapse looked set to continue indefinitely.
JAKARTA, May 22- Freeport McMoRan Copper and Gold Inc said it will not restart production at the world's second-largest copper mine in Indonesia after a tunnel collapse that killed 28 workers until it is convinced of the mine's safety.
*Coming Up; Fed's Bernanke testifies to Congress; 1400 GMT. SINGAPORE, May 22- London copper held near a two week-high on Wednesday, supported by indications the U.S. For that we need to see a resumption in demand, "analyst Dominic Schnider at UBS in Singapore said.
LONDON, May 21- Copper dipped on Tuesday after disappointing import numbers from top consumer China, but losses were capped by a protracted production outage in Indonesia. Copper has rebounded from 18- month lows hit earlier this month below $6,800 a tonne on growing confidence that the U.S. recovery is on track, but the metal is still down some 7 percent this year.
*Tension between union, Freeport could spook investors. JAKARTA, May 17- Freeport McMoRan Copper& Gold Inc's Indonesian copper mine should remain closed for an investigation into a tunnel collapse that has left five dead and 23 missing, a trade union leader said on Friday.
*Hopes for China policy easing fade, weak data in focus. LONDON, May 14- Copper fell nearly 2 percent on Tuesday hit by a sharp rise in London Metal Exchange stocks and as markets digested Monday's softer-than-expected factory growth data from top copper consumer China.
SINGAPORE, May 14- London copper fell 1.4 percent on Tuesday after comments in China's official media suggested Beijing is unlikely to ease monetary policy, dashing hopes that the government would stimulate an economy that is the world's top user of the metal.
*UAE would pay up to 80 percent of the operating costs. The United States has pre-clearance centers at 15 locations in Canada, Aruba, Bermuda, the Bahamas and Ireland, according to the U.S. Customs and Border Protection website.
WASHINGTON, May 10- An agreement to extend U.S. customs pre-clearance operations to Abu Dhabi International Airport in the United Arab Emirates has drawn criticism from a group of U.S. senators, who are pressing for more information on the pact.
May 9- Freeport-McMoRan Copper& Gold Inc said on Thursday it does not plan to raise its more than $6 billion offer for Plains Exploration& Production Co, calling the terms of the friendly deal "best and final." That was below the value of Freeport's cash and stock bid for the company, currently worth around $46.50.
Cruise lines are rolling out huge discounts and extras to help potential passengers forget the disaster and illness that have plagued the industry lately. And for some -- it's working!
NEW YORK, March 8- In the wake of the terrible tale of the stricken Carnival Triumph- and a Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd ship hit with norovirus in the news Friday- the cruise industry is delivering deep discounts and lots of extras.
LONDON, Jan 23- Copper fell on Wednesday, dragged lower by indications of a well-supplied market amid higher output from mining groups such as BHP Billiton and signs of subdued demand from top consumer China.
*Freeport expects 18 pct rise in copper sales this year. LONDON, Jan 23- Copper was steady on Wednesday at around 1-1/ 2- week highs, but prices were capped by signs of a well supplied market amid higher output from mining groups such as BHP Billiton. Overhanging copper is this sense that supply generally is improving, "said analyst David Wilson at Citigroup in London."
LONDON/ SINGAPORE, Dec 7- Copper dipped on Friday as the dollar rose and the euro fell after Germany's central bank cut the country's growth outlook and on investor caution ahead of jobs data from the United States which would give an indication of the health of the world's largest economy.
LONDON/ SINGAPORE, Dec 7- Copper was little changed on Friday as investors were cautious ahead of jobs data from the United States which might have an impact on U.S. talks to avert a looming fiscal crisis.
*Term TC/RC deals seen settling at $70 and 7 cents- Macquarie. SINGAPORE, Dec 7- London copper was steady on Friday, and was set to close the week little changed, as traders focused on the progress in U.S. talks to avert a looming fiscal crisis while also waiting for a crucial jobs report from the world's largest economy.
According to the regulator, the former banker, Igor Cornelsen, 64, prodded his broker, Waldyr Da Silva Prado Neto, for tips after Prado, who then worked at Wells Fargo& Co, learned from a customer that Burger King was up for sale. Burger King agreed on Sept. 2, 2010, to be bought by private equity firm 3 G Capital Partners Ltd for $3.26 billion, or $24 per share.
According to the regulator, the former banker, Igor Cornelsen, 64, prodded his broker, Waldyr Da Silva Prado Neto, for tips after Prado, who then worked at Wells Fargo& Co, had learned from a customer that Burger King was up for sale. Burger King agreed on Sept. 2, 2010, to be bought by private equity firm 3 G Capital Partners Ltd for $3.26 billion, or $24 per share.