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NEW YORK, Dec 5- The euro rose to a one-month high against the dollar on Thursday after the European Central Bank left a key interest rate unchanged, disappointing some traders who had hoped for more aggressive easing measures in the euro zone.
*OPEC keeps production target unchanged. *John Kerry: core sanctions against Iran remain in place despite interim deal.
WASHINGTON, Dec 5- The United States urged Europe and Asia to match its efforts to make the financial industry safer, saying on Thursday it likely had done enough to ensure taxpayers will not have to bail out banks again in future crises.
*AbbVie, InterMune say they defending business secrets. The decision leaves in limbo a high-profile fight that has pitched the European Medicines Agency, Europe's equivalent of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, against AbbVie and InterMune.
LONDON, Dec 5- Nickel and tin rose on Thursday after Indonesia reiterated it would impose an export ban on ore, while copper dipped following strong U.S. economic data on worries the Federal Reserve could curtail monetary stimulus.
*Finance minister seeks to slow London property rises. *London prices soaring, forcing locals out of the market. LONDON, Dec 5- Britain will impose a capital gains tax on foreign property investors from 2015 in a bid to allay fears that wealthy foreign buyers are inflating a London- led property bubble which is pricing locals out of the market.
LONDON, Dec 5- From intelligent drills to analysing gum tree leaves, an unprecedented push to develop new methods and technologies promises to transform the way miners explore for deposits, allowing them to dig deeper, faster and more cheaply.
NEW YORK, Dec 5- The euro rose to a one-month high against the dollar on Thursday after the European Central Bank disappointed some traders who had hoped for more aggressive easing measures in the euro zone, leaving a key interest rate unchanged.
*John Kerry: core sanctions against Iran remain in place despite interim deal. LONDON, Dec 5- Brent crude oil slipped towards $111 a barrel on Thursday, as traders weighed whether positive U.S. data would prompt the Federal Reserve to start curbing its monthly bond-buying programme.
*Iran's Hosseini says Tehran wants to revive ageing oilfields. VIENNA, Dec 5- Iran's leading oil negotiator says Tehran wants Western oil companies to revive its giant ageing oilfields and develop new oil and gas projects once sanctions are lifted.
KIEV, Dec 5- With 350,000 anti-government protesters packed into the capital Kiev on Sunday, the anchor on Ukraine's top television channel, firmly aligned with President Viktor Yanukovich, appeared to go off script.
BRASILIA/ SAO PAULO, Dec 5- Brazil's central bank said on Thursday its string of six interest rate hikes have had a lagging effect on inflation, signaling policymakers could be ready to slow one of the world's most aggressive monetary tightening cycles.
*Ethylene costs $500/ T in United States, $1,200 in Europe. LONDON, Dec 5- Europe's petrochemical industry will face a competitive assault as U.S. rivals emerge with cheap feedstock from the shale gas boom. Those still in operation are struggling with losses or razor-thin margins as U.S. refiners flood Europe with cheap fuel made from low-cost shale oil and gas.
MOSCOW, Dec 5- Ukraine's choice of closer ties with Moscow, spurning a trade pact with the EU, could rub its struggling steelmakers up against Russia's own beleaguered metals firms, who will resist Kiev's attempts to export its way out of trouble.
Grainne Gilmore, head of UK residential research at Knight Frank, and Ben Habib, CEO of First Property Group, discusses the U.K.'s latest housing policy and whether the housing market is in bubble territory.
Gerard Lyons, chief economic advisor to the Mayor of London, discusses the messages to take away from the U.K.'s Autumn Statement.
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif.-- Eytan Rosenberg had no idea that the man he let paint a mural on the side his family's gas station in Hollywood was the darling of the art world.
UNITED NATIONS-- Britain is urging the U.N. Security Council to adopt a resolution calling on all countries not to pay ransom to kidnappers who use the money to finance terrorist groups.
The U.K.'s shadow finance minister Ed Balls said living standards are falling as he rebuts the statements made in the Autumn Statement.
NEW YORK-- MSNBC host Martin Bashir resigned from the network Wednesday, nearly three weeks after making graphic remarks on his show about former Alaska Gov.