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  • OPEC's output ills mean its job is done, for now Monday, 9 Jun 2014 | 2:00 AM ET

    *OPEC expected to keep output cap at 30 million bpd. VIENNA, June 9- It has been a long time since oil consuming countries waited for an OPEC meeting in trepidation. Only three years ago things looked dramatically different when Arab Spring unrest knocked out output of OPEC producer Libya.

  • BEIJING, June 5- The International Monetary Fund recommended that China adopt an economic growth target of about 7 percent for 2015 and urged authorities to avoid further stimulus measures and concentrate on curtailing financial risks instead.

  • BRUSSELS, June 6- Companies based outside the European Union must meet Europe's data protection rules, ministers agreed on Friday, although governments remain divided over how to enforce them on companies operating across the bloc.

  • PUTIN SAYS WARNED POROSHENKO, EU LEADERS THAT RUSSIA WILL IMPLEMENT PROTECTIONIST MEASURES IF UKRAINE SIGNS EU ASSOCIATION DEAL.

  • LONDON, June 6- The International Monetary Fund urged Britain to cool its housing market by reining in risky mortgages, the strongest warning yet from an international organisation about the risk of a property price bubble.

  • BRUSSELS, June 6- Companies based outside the European Union must meet Europe's data protection rules, ministers agreed on Friday, although governments remain divided over how to enforce them on companies operating across the bloc.

  • LONDON, June 6- IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde ruled herself out of the running for the job of European Commission president on Friday, saying she intended to complete her term in charge of the International Monetary Fund.

  • LONDON, June 6- IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde ruled herself out as a potential candidate for the job of European Commission president, saying she intended to see out her term in charge of the International Monetary Fund.

  • BEIJING, June 6- China aims to cut the proportion of cash that commercial banks must keep with the People's Bank of China, the country's banking regulator said on Friday, signalling further monetary loosening although the IMF and World Bank say its economy is doing fine.

  • IMF tells Britain to rein in riskier mortgages Friday, 6 Jun 2014 | 6:01 AM ET

    LONDON, June 6- The International Monetary Fund urged Britain to rein in risky mortgages to cool the housing market, the strongest warning yet from an international organization about the risk of a property price bubble. Britain's finance ministry and its central bank have said they are keeping a close eye on the housing market.

  • PARIS, June 6- A dispute between U.S. courts and French bank BNP Paribas over alleged sanctions busting could hurt trade treaty talks between the United States and the European Union, French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius said on Friday.

  • BEIJING, June 6- China is likely to meet its economic growth target of 7.5 percent this year, the World Bank said on Friday, but must persevere with fiscal and financial sector reforms to deal with the root cause of its debt problems.

  • BRUSSELS, June 5- European Union policymakers propose to scrap a mandatory requirement to label oil from tar sands as more polluting than other forms of crude following years of lobbying from top producer Canada, according to a draft document seen by Reuters.

  • *Serbia hopes for agreement between EU and Gazprom. BELGRADE, June 5- Serbia said on Thursday it had no plans to delay the start of construction of its leg of Gazprom's South Stream gas pipeline, scheduled for July, after the European Union this week asked Bulgaria to suspend work on the project.

  • BEIJING, June 5- The International Monetary Fund cut its 2015 economic growth forecast for China to about 7 percent, but urged authorities to avoid further stimulus measures and concentrate on curtailing financial risks instead.

  • BEIJING, June 5- China only needs to provide additional stimulus if economic growth slows "significantly" below 7.5 percent, the IMF said on Thursday. China's economy is on track to grow around 7.5 percent this year- in line with the government's target, the International Monetary Fund said. It also said that China's yuan is moderately undervalued.

  • BRUSSELS, June 4- The European Commission published on Wednesday its assessment of how eight European Union countries that will eventually have to adopt the euro, meet the criteria to join the single currency. The Commission said only Lithuania met all the criteria and the small Baltic state will join the euro zone as the 19th member from the start of 2015..

  • FACTBOX-Hurdles Lithuania cleared to adopt the euro Wednesday, 4 Jun 2014 | 6:01 AM ET

    BRUSSELS, June 4- Lithuania is set to become the 19th European Union country to adopt the euro currency from the start of 2015. Below are the main criteria that Lithuania had to meet to be accepted into the euro zone.

  • BONN, Germany, June 4- The European Union touted its success in cutting greenhouse gases at U.N. talks on climate change on Wednesday, where a U.S. plan to cut power plant emissions has lifted hopes for a global deal in 2015.. An adviser to the Chinese government also suggested on Tuesday that Beijing could cap its soaring emissions in coming years.

  • Merkel eyes Lagarde for EU Commission: Sources Wednesday, 4 Jun 2014 | 1:40 AM ET

    Angela Merkel has asked France whether it would be willing to put forward Christine Lagarde as president of the European Commission, two sources said.