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*Group is only FTSE 100 company with all-male board. *Female representation on FTSE 100 boards now up to 20 pct. When Chilean mining company Antofagasta appointed Vivianne Blanlot as a director in March, that left Glencore as the only FTSE 100 company without female representation on its board.
May 16- Abbott Laboratories said on Friday it would acquire Chile's CFR Pharmaceuticals SA in a two-part, $2.9 billion deal, to double its branded generic drugs portfolio and expand in the fast-growing Latin American market.
May 16- Abbott Laboratories said it would acquire Latin American pharmaceutical company CFR Pharmaceuticals, which would more than double its branded generic drugs portfolio and expand its presence in Latin America.
May 14- For other related diaries, please. WASHINGTON- World Bank President Jim Yong Kim and former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton participate in an event for women's empowerment in Washington- 2115 GMT.
May 9- For other related diaries, please. SEOUL- Bank of Korea holds Monetary Policy Committee Meeting- 0100 GMT. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew visits China.
May 8- For other related diaries, please. for emerging market economic indicator release dates and forecasts. BERLIN- WDR Europa Forum 2014 on topic "What kind of Europe do we want?
May 7- For other related diaries, please. ABUJA- World Economic Forum on Africa will be held in Abuja. RABAT- International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde visits Morocco.
May 5- For other related diaries, please. KAMPALA- Central Bank of Uganda announces Monetary Policy Statement. PARIS- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development Forum 2014.
May 2- For other related diaries, please. ASTANA- 47th Annual Meeting of the Board of Governors of the Asian Development Bank. SEJONG CITY- South Korean Finance Minister Hyun Oh- seok will chair an external meeting at the government complex in Sejong for economic issues- 0100 GMT.
May 1- For other related diaries, please. ASTANA- 47th Annual Meeting of the Board of Governors of the Asian Development Bank. SEJONG CITY- South Korean Finance Minister Hyun Oh- seok will chair an external meeting at the government complex in Sejong for economic issues- 0100 GMT.
SANTIAGO, April 30- A medium-sized earthquake struck central Chile on Wednesday afternoon, rattling buildings in the capital of Santiago but not causing any damage, according to the country's emergency office.
LONDON, April 30- Nickel prices inched higher on Wednesday, on track to post their biggest monthly gain in 19 months, on tight supplies from Indonesia and fears of sanctions on top refined producer Russia. Three month nickel on the London Metal Exchange rose 1 percent to $18,350 a tonne at 0927 GMT.
LONDON, April 16- The top names in global mining, gathered in Chile last week, publicly shrugged off concerns that copper financing deals in China, that have locked up mountains of metal, could unravel.
Executives who gathered in the Chilean city of Santiago this week acknowledged tougher environmental standards, labor strikes, community resistance and resource nationalism were also making exploration more challenging.
SANTIAGO, April 9- Top copper mining executives have flocked to Santiago, Chile to discuss the state of the industry as concerns about oversupply and a credit crisis in China, the world's No. 1 industrial metal user, weigh on prices and sentiment. DIEGO HERNANDEZ, ANTOFAGASTA PLC CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER. On mining challenges in Chile:.
SANTIAGO, April 8- A falling copper price and an improving economy in Europe will lift European smelter and producer Aurubis's sales volumes growth of copper wire this year, from flat growth last year, a company executive said on Monday.
NEW YORK, April 8- Anglo American may exit its Michiquillay copper project in Peru, its biggest copper project, the company's copper chief has warned, the latest sign that miners are reviewing expansion plans on low prices and uncertainty over China.
*Anglo could exit Michiquillay project- Copper CEO. SANTIAGO, April 8- Global miner Anglo American may exit its Michiquillay copper project in Peru amid capital constraints, the new chief executive for copper said as he warned that red metal prices will remain weak in the short-term on uncertain Chinese growth.
SANTIAGO, April 7- The chief executive officer of Chilean miner Antofagasta Minerals Plc said on Monday he sees China's economic problems as minor and doesn't believe a crisis brewing. The miner's $1.9 billion Antucoya copper project is on time and on budget, CEO Diego Hernandez also told Reuters on the sidelines of the CESCO/CRU copper conference in Santiago.
*Copper prices rise to over three-week high. SANTIAGO, April 2- Copper operations in Chile, the world's top producer, were unscathed by a major earthquake that struck the mineral-rich north on Tuesday night and prompted the evacuations of some workers.