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  • ROME, Oct 14- China and the European Union have found a way to end a long-running dispute over Chinese exports of telecoms equipment, resolving one of the most divisive issues between the major trade partners, the EU's top trade official said on Tuesday. Both sides would also agree to monitor the market share of Chinese telecoms companies in Europe and European...

  • *Estimate for demand for OPEC crude cut by 200,000 bpd. Adding to the bearish tone on Tuesday, a source familiar with oil policy in Iran, normally one of the first in OPEC to call for production cuts, followed Kuwait in saying there was no need to rein in supplies. The International Energy Agency, which advises industrialized countries on energy policy, cut its...

  • GENEVA/ WASHINGTON, Oct 14- India broke World Trade Organization rules by blocking imports of U.S. poultry and other farm products because of unsubstantiated bird flu fears, a WTO dispute panel ruled on Tuesday, potentially opening up an estimated $300 million a year export market for the United States. India had claimed its import restrictions, imposed in 2007,...

  • *Estimate for demand for OPEC crude cut by 200,000 bpd. The International Energy Agency said on Tuesday world oil demand growth would be much weaker than previously expected and raised questions about OPEC's willingness to rein in supplies, suggesting oil prices may drop further. Brent crude fell $2.72 a barrel to $86.17, its weakest point since December 2010,...

  • GENEVA/ WASHINGTON, Oct 14- India broke World Trade Organization rules by blocking imports of U.S. poultry and other agricultural products because of unsubstantiated bird flu fears, a WTO dispute panel ruled on Tuesday. India had claimed its import restrictions were justified by international rules on animal health, but the panel agreed with the United States...

  • LONDON, Oct 14- Iran, in a change of tack, is saying it can live with lower oil prices, moving closer to the views of Saudi Arabia and other Gulf OPEC members and reducing the likelihood of any collective cut in OPEC output to support prices. OPEC's traditionally second-largest producer is normally among the first members of the Organization of the Petroleum...

  • *Estimate for demand for OPEC crude cut by 200,000 bpd. *Saudi Arabia, Kuwait play down OPEC output cut possibility. The International Energy Agency said on Tuesday world oil demand growth would be much weaker than previously expected and raised questions about OPEC's willingness to rein in supplies, suggesting oil prices may drop further.

  • *Germany slashes growth forecasts, sentiment index turns negative. *Greece, Italy, Spain bonds hit by euro zone jitters. BERLIN/ LUXEMBOURG, Oct 14- Gloomy data on the euro zone's biggest economy, Germany, spooked financial markets on Tuesday and added weight to calls for faster efforts to revive public investment at a meeting of European Union finance ministers.

  • *Demand for OPEC crude oil down by 200,000 bpd. *Saudi Arabia, Kuwait play down OPEC output cut possibility. The International Energy Agency said on Tuesday world oil demand growth would be much weaker than previously expected and raised questions about OPEC's willingness to rein in supplies, suggesting oil prices may drop further.

  • LONDON, Oct 14- OPEC is unlikely to call an emergency meeting as proposed by Venezuela, two OPEC sources said on Tuesday, a sign the exporter group is in no rush to discuss a collective response to the sharp drop in oil prices. But the suggestion has met with a cool response from others in OPEC, which appears split on what action if any should be taken to halt the slide.

  • *OPEC may no longer be willing to cut output. LONDON, Oct 14- Demand for oil in 2015 will grow far slower than previously forecast as global economies remain weak, the International Energy Agency said on Tuesday, and prices may extend their sharp fall so long as OPEC shows no sign of countering a supply surge. Some OPEC members whose budgets depend on oil might prefer...

  • *Demand for OPEC crude oil down by 200,000 bpd. *Saudi Arabia, Kuwait play down OPEC output cut possibility. Brent crude dropped $1.15 to $87.74, level with its intraday low on Monday which was its weakest point since December 2010, before recovering slightly to around $87.85 by 0910 GMT.

  • *Saudi Arabia, Kuwait play down possibility of OPEC output cut. SINGAPORE, Oct 14- Brent crude fell to just above $88 a barrel on Tuesday in a well-supplied market as expectations faded that OPEC could cut output in an effort to shore up prices. Investors expecting a production cut from OPEC to support prices were disappointed as Saudi Arabia and Kuwait played down...

  • Simon Johnson, economist and professor at Massachusetts Institute of Technology told a panel held on Sunday by the International Monetary Fund. "Where are the documents mandated by Congress that are supposed to show how we will handle the failure of a large global complex interconnected bank? In August the Federal Reserve and Federal Deposit Insurance Corp....

  • Russian hackers target NATO, Ukraine and others -iSight Tuesday, 14 Oct 2014 | 12:01 AM ET

    BOSTON, Oct 14- Russian hackers exploited a bug in Microsoft Windows and other software to spy on computers used by NATO, the European Union, Ukraine and companies in the energy and telecommunications sectors, according to cyber intelligence firm iSight Partners. ISight said it did not know what data had been found by the hackers, though it suspected they were...

  • Brent drops to near $88 in well-supplied oil market Monday, 13 Oct 2014 | 11:53 PM ET

    *Saudi Arabia, Kuwait play down possibility of OPEC output cut. SINGAPORE, Oct 14- Brent crude fell to just above $88 a barrel on Tuesday in a well-supplied market as expectations faded that OPEC could cut output and shore up prices. Investors expecting a production cut from OPEC to support prices were disappointed as Saudi Arabia and Kuwait played down the...

  • *OPEC unlikely to cut output to support prices- Kuwait. Kuwait's oil minister said OPEC was unlikely to cut production to support prices. OPEC ministers will meet to discuss output policy Nov. 27.

  • *Italy to complete budget plans on Wednesday. ROME/ BRUSSELS, Oct 13- Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi on Monday promised sweeping tax and spending cuts to help boost growth and jobs next year, as the European Commission considers whether to reject his budget plan for reducing debt too slowly. The premier announced the cuts as the European Union weighs whether...

  • LUXEMBOURG, Oct 13- France faced renewed pressure from euro zone peers on Monday to tighten spending next year, amid a growing rift over its plans to flout European budget rules. Euro zone countries are required to abide by European Union rules that limit a country's budget deficit to no more than 3 percent of gross domestic product. France, which has already been...

  • *OPEC unlikely to cut output to support prices- Kuwait. But Saudi Arabia has privately told oil market participants it can accept oil prices between $80 and $90 a barrel, sources briefed by OPEC's biggest producer told Reuters. OPEC is due to discuss output at its next meeting Nov. 27.