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  • *Euro zone recovery boosted by growth in France, Germany. *Gold rises to three-month highs above $1,300. NEW YORK, Feb 14- World stocks gained on Friday on signs of a gradual improvement in euro zone growth and the euro rose to its highest level in almost three weeks versus the dollar, while gold climbed above $1,300 an ounce.

  • *EU policymakers hoping Britain turns away from exit. BRUSSELS, Feb 14- Europe's leaders are keen Britain remains part of the European Union but see a serious risk of unintended consequences in London's attempts to reshape its relationship with the bloc.

  • BRUSSELS, Feb 13- European leaders need to rebuild the unity of the European Union, badly fractured in the euro zone debt crisis, and address the worries of populist voters, Finnish Prime Minister Jyrki Katainen said on Thursday.

  • UPDATE 1-Robust demand tightening oil market, IEA says Thursday, 13 Feb 2014 | 5:12 AM ET

    *Joins EIA, OPEC in raising demand growth estimate. That was boosted by a rebound in demand in North America and Europe after several years of declining consumption. The Paris- based agency increased its estimate of the demand for oil from the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries from last month's report by 100,000 bpd to 29.6 million bpd.

  • UPDATE 3-Oil slips towards $108; IEA helps curb losses Thursday, 13 Feb 2014 | 4:56 AM ET

    *OPEC, IEA, EIA all raise oil demand growth forecasts. LONDON, Feb 13- Brent crude oil slipped towards $108 a barrel on Thursday, easing for the first time in three sessions ahead of an expected dip in demand during the refinery maintenance season. The comments reinforced supportive reports by the U.S. Energy Information Administration and OPEC.

  • *OPEC, EIA raise oil demand growth forecast for this year. Losses were limited as data showed record crude imports by China in January, and major forecasters U.S. Energy Information Administration and the OPEC raised their expectations for oil demand growth this year.

  • *OPEC, EIA raise oil demand growth forecast for this year. Losses were limited as data showed record crude imports by China in January, and major forecasters U.S. Energy Information Administration and the OPEC raised their expectations for oil demand growth this year.

  • Losses were limited as data showed record crude imports by China in January, and major forecasters U.S. Energy Information Administration and the OPEC raised their expectations for oil demand growth this year.

  • U.S. lays out vision for 2015 climate pact to UN Wednesday, 12 Feb 2014 | 8:54 PM ET

    WASHINGTON, Feb 12- The United States on Wednesday submitted to the United Nations its vision for a new international climate agreement that is "built to last," outlining what it thinks should be the main elements of a climate deal to be agreed upon in Paris in 2015..

  • WASHINGTON, Feb 12- The International Monetary Fund's board on Wednesday said Portugal was on track with the conditions of its bailout program, and gave the euro zone country about 910 million euros. Portugal has so far gotten about 25 billion euros of the 26.9 billion euros the Fund pledged over three years to help Lisbon deal with a debt crisis, the IMF said.

  • WASHINGTON, Feb 12- Egypt is ready to discuss deepening its trade agreement with the European Union to include services, the country's Trade and Industry Minister Mounir Fakhry Abdel Nour said on Wednesday.

  • BRUSSELS, Feb 12- If Britain's opposition Labour party backs a referendum on membership of the European Union the chances of Britain leaving the EU will greatly increase, UK Independence Party leader Nigel Farage said on Wednesday.

  • G20 to focus on 4 ways to boost economic growth Wednesday, 12 Feb 2014 | 10:50 AM ET

    Feb 12- The world's financial leaders will focus on four ways to boost global economic growth when they meet next week in Sydney but the discussion may be overshadowed by emerging market concerns over U.S. monetary policy, a G20 official said.

  • *OPEC joins US in predicting stronger 2014 oil demand. LONDON, Feb 12- Brent crude rose above $109 a barrel on Wednesday, buoyed by expectations of strengthening global demand after OPEC raised its 2014 forecast and Chinese data showed oil imports hit a record high.

  • *Cites improving economies in Europe, United States. *OPEC pumps more crude in January on partial Libya recovery. LONDON, Feb 12- World oil demand will rise slightly more than expected in 2014, OPEC said on Wednesday, becoming the second major forecaster this week to predict higher fuel use as economic growth picks up in Europe and the United States.

  • OPEC sees stronger 2014 oil demand growth Wednesday, 12 Feb 2014 | 7:21 AM ET

    LONDON, Feb 12- World oil demand will rise slightly more than expected in 2014, OPEC said on Wednesday, becoming the second major forecaster this week to predict higher fuel use as economic growth picks up in Europe and the United States.

  • France's Hollande calls for quick EU-U.S. trade deal Tuesday, 11 Feb 2014 | 1:31 PM ET

    WASHINGTON, Feb 11- French President Francois Hollande said on Tuesday speed is of the essence for a European Union-U.S. trade deal. "As soon as principles have been set, as soon as mandates have been given, speed is not a problem, it's of the essence," Hollande told a joint news conference with President Barack Obamaat the White House.

  • Austria shows flexibility on bank secrecy Tuesday, 11 Feb 2014 | 12:42 PM ET

    VIENNA, Feb 11- Austria signalled on Tuesday flexibility on exchanging cross-border bank account data with fellow European Union members even absent a final EU accord with Switzerland.

  • DUBLIN, Feb 11- A planned British referendum on leaving the European Union is worrying its near neighbour Ireland because of their close trade ties and the possible impact it could have on the bloc. The prospect is unsettling for Ireland, a country of 4.6 million that won independence from London in 1922..

  • India says to respond to US trade action at WTO Tuesday, 11 Feb 2014 | 3:03 AM ET

    MUMBAI, Feb 11- India said on Tuesday it will respond to any U.S. trade action it, a day after Washington said it would take India to the World Trade Organisation in order to gain a bigger foothold for U.S. manufacturers in its fast-growing solar products market. "India will respond at the WTO adequately," Trade Minister Anand Sharma told reporters.