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  • BRUSSELS, Sept 1- Europeans could be barred from buying new Russian government bonds under a package of extra sanctions over Moscow's military role in Ukraine that European Union ambassadors were to start discussing on Monday, three EU sources said.

  • BERLIN, Sept 1- Germany posted its biggest budget surplus since reunification in the first half of 2014, underscoring the strength of its finances just as it encounters growing pressure to spend more to bolster growth in Europe.

  • *Novartis's LCZ696 and PCSK9 drugs could treat millions. Hopes have spiked for a heart failure drug from Novartis and an innovative class of injectable anti-cholesterol agents known as PCSK9 inhibitors after the release of data at the ESC's annual meeting indicated that they can save more lives than standard therapies.

  • *Novartis boosts drugmakers on new drug prospects. LONDON, Sept 1- European shares edged higher to close near a recent one-month peak on Monday, with merger and acquisition speculation about British broadcaster ITV helping media stocks and Novartis leading drugmakers.

  • Euro weighed down by soft economic data, Ukraine Monday, 1 Sep 2014 | 12:22 PM ET

    LONDON— The euro fell to a near one-year low against the dollar in the wake of soft European economic data and uncertainty over the crisis in Ukraine. Europe's single currency fell to a low of $1.3119 after a survey Monday showed that the manufacturing sector across the 18- nation eurozone lost momentum in August.

  • FRANKFURT, Sept 1- Airline Emirates is not interested in investing in the international operations of Qantas, the Dubai- based carrier's chief commercial officer said on Monday.

  • Austerity debate flares as Europe recovery fades Monday, 1 Sep 2014 | 11:48 AM ET

    FRANKFURT, Germany— Europe's recovery is in danger. Europe's lack of growth is looming larger and larger, however, and the ECB says it can't save the economy alone. While unemployment in the United States has fallen to 6.2 percent from 10 percent at its peak in Oct. 2009, Europe's is at 11.5 percent— still near last summer' 12 percent.

  • European shares close flat to lower after PMI data Monday, 1 Sep 2014 | 11:45 AM ET

    European shares closed flat to lower on Monday as investors weighed worse-than-expected manufacturing data against tensions in Ukraine.

  • *European markets shrug off Ukraine- Russia tension. LONDON, Sept 1- European markets advanced despite the conflict in Ukraine, focusing on whether the European Central Bank will announce plans for economic stimulus when it meets this week.

  • UPDATE 2-Iliad still in the hunt for T-Mobile US Monday, 1 Sep 2014 | 11:39 AM ET

    *Iliad offered $33 per share for 56.6 percent of T-Mobile US. PARIS, Sept 1- French low-cost telecom operator Iliad may improve its $15 billion offer for T-Mobile US but has set specific limits on how much money it would raise to fund any deal.

  • US KHATYN, Russia, Sept 1- President Vladimir Putin on Monday oversaw the start of construction on a giant pipeline that is due to ship $400 billion worth of Russian gas to China in the three decades after flows begin in 2019..

  • European shares tick higher, drugmakers advance Monday, 1 Sep 2014 | 11:17 AM ET

    *Novartis boosts drugmakers on new drug prospects. LONDON, Sept 1- European shares traded near a recent one-month peak on Monday, with merger and acquisition speculation about British broadcaster ITV helping media stocks and Novartis leading drugmakers. Novartis, up 4.7 percent, was the top gainer on the FTSEurofirst 300 index.

  • UK to strip Islamist suspects of passports Monday, 1 Sep 2014 | 11:12 AM ET
    U.K. Prime Minister David Cameron

    New laws to give police the power to seize the passports of suspected Islamist fighters.

  • BRUSSELS, Sept 1- Former French finance minister Pierre Moscovici has a "good chance" of being named to the European Commission's top economic and monetary job, a French diplomatic source said on Monday, as attention turned to the line-up of the next EU executive.

  • LONDON, Sept 1- Palladium rose to a 13-1/ 2- year high of $910 an ounce on Monday on fears that possible Western sanctions against Russia over the Ukraine crisis could hit supply from the world's top producer of the metal, while gold nudged higher.

  • *Stocks fall on concerns of new sanctions against Moscow. MOSCOW, Sept 1- Russian assets fell on Monday, with the rouble hitting a fresh record low against the dollar after Europe and the United States accused Russia of direct military involvement in Ukraine.

  • LONDON, Sept 1- The European Central Bank has talked up the chances of launching a bond-buying program to ward off deflation and having led markets down that path there could be a serious adverse reaction if it does not follow through.

  • LONDON, Sept 1- The European Central Bank has talked up the chances of launching a bond-buying programme to ward off deflation and having led markets down that path there could be a serious adverse reaction if it does not follow through.

  • Bracing for debt troubles as Ukraine gloom deepens Monday, 1 Sep 2014 | 9:49 AM ET

    LONDON/ KIEV Sept 1- Global investors' view of Ukrainian bonds as a relatively safe bet anchored by Western support is taking a battering as the country's economic gloom deepens, with many starting to brace for some form of debt restructuring.

  • UPDATE 1-Iliad still in the hunt for T-Mobile US Monday, 1 Sep 2014 | 9:42 AM ET

    *Iliad offered $33 per share for 56.6 percent of T-Mobile US. PARIS, Sept 1- French low-cost telecom operator Iliad may improve its $15 billion offer for T-Mobile US but has set specific limits on how much money it would raise to fund any deal.