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PARIS, July 9- Airbus is sprinting to line up preliminary orders for a revamped version of its A330 jet and is on stand-by to make an announcement as early as next week's Farnborough Airshow, but no decision has been taken, people familiar with the matter said.
July 9- British fraud investigators have questioned defence officials and former and current employees of an Airbus subsidiary in connection with allegations of corruption in Saudi Arabia, the aerospace and defence company said on Wednesday.
July 9- Dubai airline Emirates finalized a $56 billion order to buy 150 Boeing 777 X jets on Wednesday, firming up a commitment made last year, just weeks after scrapping an order with rival planemaker Airbus.
--Neal Kimberley is an FX market analyst for Reuters. LONDON, July 9- Disappointing economic data out of Germany, the euro zone's engine room, combined with a suite of new ultra accomodatory monetary polices from the European Central Bank may prove the catalyst for euro weakness against the dollar.
NEW DELHI, July 8- Britain's foreign secretary lobbied India on Tuesday to buy Eurofighter military aircraft, suggesting that London has not yet abandoned hope of ousting France's Rafale from a multi-billion-dollar combat jet order.
NEW DELHI, July 8- Britain's foreign secretary lobbied India on Tuesday to consider buying the Eurofighter, indicating that London has not yet abandoned hope of ousting France's Rafale from a multi-billion-dollar order of multi-role combat jets.
LONDON, July 8- The outlook for monetary policy in the second half of 2014 dominated major currency markets on Tuesday, with the dollar's impetus from surprisingly strong U.S. jobs data last week already fading.
LONDON, July 8- The outlook for central bank policymaking going into the second half of 2014 dominated attention in major currency markets on Tuesday, with impetus for the dollar from surprisingly strong U.S. jobs data last week already fading.
LONDON, July 8- Banks dampened a tentative rebound in European equity indexes on Tuesday as Germany's Commerzbank was said to be negotiating a settlement with U.S. authorities.
TORONTO, July 7- WestJet Airlines Ltd, Canada's No. 2 carrier, said on Monday it planned to fly its own wide-body planes as early as the autumn of 2015 and was in advanced stages of sourcing the long-haul aircraft, a move that may heat up competition with larger rival Air Canada.
BEIJING, July 7- Airbus Group NV's helicopter division sealed a deal on Monday to sell 123 helicopters to Chinese companies during German Chancellor Angela Merkel's China visit.
BEIJING, July 7- Airbus Group NV's helicopter division signed agreements on Monday to sell 100 helicopters to Chinese companies.
AIX-EN-PROVENCE, France, July 5- Airbus Group has not decided whether it will launch its proposed A330neo jet at this month's Farnborough Airshow but is confident about the outlook for plane orders at the gala event, its strategy chief Marwan Lahoud said on Saturday.
PARIS, July 4- Airbus sold more than 200 aircraft in June during an unexpectedly busy month that saw some reshuffling of its order book, but took over 120 cancellations to end the first half behind U.S. rival Boeing, company data showed on Friday.
PARIS, July 4- Airbus sold more than 200 aircraft in June during an unexpectedly busy month that saw some reshuffling of its order book, but took over 120 cancellations to end the first half behind U.S. rival Boeing, company data showed on Friday. Airbus delivered 303 aircraft in the first half, including 13 A380 superjumbos.
TOKYO, July 3- Japan's Mitsubishi Electric has agreed to take the first step towards a partnership with European missile maker MBDA to develop a medium-range air-to-air missile for the F-35 stealth fighter, two people with knowledge of the matter said.
LONDON, July 1- Boeing is poised to win a $3 billion jet order from UK carrier Monarch Airlines, ousting its European rival Airbus for a key victory two weeks before the Farnborough Airshow, industry sources said on Tuesday.
SEOUL, June 30- Boeing and Airbus were among three bidders in South Korea's roughly 1.4 trillion won programme to buy four refuelling tanker aircraft, two people briefed on the matter said on Monday.
European markets finished slightly up on Friday afternoon, after wobbling around the flat line throughout the day.
*FTSEurofirst 300 flat, Euro STOXX 50 down 0.2 pct. PARIS, June 27- European stocks were steady on Friday, halting a week-long sell-off, with Airbus rising after sources said the European plane maker is set to clinch a deal with Rolls-Royce for A330 engines.