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*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.
SANTIAGO, April 2- Copper operations in the world's top producer were broadly unharmed after a major earthquake in mineral-rich northern Chile on Tuesday night spooked miners and prompted some preventive evacuation of workers. Chile supplies a third of the world's copper.
The "Shareholder Spring" continues to weigh on U.K. companies, with CEO bonuses falling for a third consecutive year in 2013, according to a PwC report published on Tuesday, as investors keep a watchful eye on corporate excess.
European stocks held onto gains on Friday to close higher for a second-straight week.
SYDNEY, March 25- London copper was treading water on Tuesday, with hopes of economic stimulus by Beijing providing a floor for prices after a survey showed that growth in the country's factories slowed for a fifth month in March. *The most-traded June copper contract on the Shanghai Futures Exchange edged up by 0.1 percent to 45,300 yuan a tonne.
SYDNEY, March 17- London copper was steady on Monday, hovering close to last week's three-year lows in light trade as concerns about Chinese growth capped gains and eroded buying interest.
European shares closed lower lower on Monday with basic resources stocks weighing heavily on bourses after weak data from China.
Global miner Anglo American posted a second consecutive annual net loss after the group wrote down $1.9 billion from the value of its platinum division and projects in South America.
The emerging markets sell-off could boost mining companies, analysts said on Tuesday, ahead of earnings from some of the sector's biggest names.
And let's be clear. Investors don't expect the airline to be simply profitable, but very profitable.
European companies and their investors have been pinning hopes on growth in the U.S. and Asia to offset weak growth at home — but strategists have told CNBC that stock-pickers should be very careful to avoid big third-quarter disappointments.
European shares closed lower on Monday, with Italian stocks leading the fall after a series of cabinet resignations that could trigger an election.
European shares pared gains but closed higher on Thursday, a day after the Federal Reserve surprised markets by opting to maintain its $85 billion-per-month asset purchases.
Gold settled under $1,310 an ounce on prospects that the Fed will announce a modest reduction in its bond-buying stimulus at its two-day meeting.
European shares closed higher on Friday, despite investors' caution ahead of the Federal Reserve's meeting next week.
European shares closed higher on Monday, with Vodafone leading the gains, as a deal to sell its stake of Verizon Wireless looks set to be completed, and following strong Chinese and European factory data.
European shares closed higher on Friday, boosted by mining stocks which received a lift from broadly positive Chinese data, as well as a strong performance from European bank stocks.
European shares closed down on Friday, ending the week with a slight loss, after a choppy trading session which saw Rolls Royce and Daimler drag European bourses lower following analyst downgrades.
Mark Cutifani, CEO of Anglo American, tells CNBC that the company is making reductions because they are needed for longer-term efficiency.
Mark Cutifani, CEO of Anglo American tells CNBC that he doesn't think it's smart to increase volume in the current market.