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  • MELBOURNE, June 17- London copper on Wednesday edged off a three-month low touched in the previous session, with worries over a possible Greek exit from the euro zone and an expected seasonal summer slowdown dragging on prices. "People here are very bearish at the moment, because the peak consumption season is already over- the market has turned very quiet again...

  • MELBOURNE, June 17- London copper on Wednesday edged off a three-month low touched in the previous session, with worries over a possible Greek exit from the euro zone and an expected seasonal summer slowdown dragging on prices. "People here are very bearish at the moment, because the peak consumption season is already over- the market has turned very quiet again...

  • LONDON, June 16- Copper prices tumbled to three-month lows on Tuesday as a stronger dollar reinforced the negative sentiment fueled by deteriorating demand prospects from top consumer China. Worries about slow industrial activity in China and other parts of the world including the United States also hit industrial metals. Copper touched a session low of...

  • LONDON, June 16- Copper prices tumbled to three-month lows on Tuesday as a stronger dollar reinforced the negative sentiment fueled by deteriorating demand prospects from top consumer China. Worries about slow industrial activity in China and other parts of the world including the United States also hit industrial metals. Copper touched a session low of...

  • HONG KONG, June 11- China will likely quicken reforms to encourage more foreign investment in its markets after a decision by U.S. index provider MSCI Inc to hold off on including China's domestic shares in its emerging market index. Despite a recent acceleration of Beijing's reform agenda, MSCI said global investors wanted China to go further in removing...

  • Europe shares snap losing streak Wednesday, 10 Jun 2015 | 11:05 AM ET

    *Tech shares fall as Cap Gemini and AMS slip. By Atul Prakash and Lionel Laurent. LONDON, June 10- European shares snapped a six-day losing streak on Wednesday, with German equities rebounding from their lowest level since February as traders said the recent sell-off had gone too far.

  • *China to export less aluminum semis- StanChart. LONDON, June 10- Copper rose to its highest in nearly two weeks on Wednesday due to a weaker dollar and ongoing draw downs in exchange stocks of the metal, but a slowdown in demand in top consumer China this summer capped gains. Economists at China's central bank are predicting a pick-up in the world's second-biggest...

  • *Shares up 4 pct, bank lags Europe peers so far this year. LONDON, June 10- Standard Chartered Chief Executive Bill Winters told staff on his first day in the office that the Asia- focused bank must strengthen its finances and simplify operations to boost returns. Early market reaction suggested investors approved of the approach with the bank's shares up 4.2...

  • METALS-Copper up on weaker dollar, China outlook clouded Wednesday, 10 Jun 2015 | 6:37 AM ET

    *China to export less aluminium semis- Stanchart. LONDON, June 10- Copper rose nearly 2 percent on Wednesday due to a weaker dollar and ongoing draws in exchange inventory, but a seasonal slowdown in demand in top consumer China this summer capped price gains. Economists at China's central bank are predicting a pick up the world's second-biggest economy during...

  • *Tech shares fall as Cap Gemini and AMS slip. LONDON, June 10- European shares edged up on Wednesday, with British supermarket Sainsbury's leading the market higher after reporting sales figures in line with the consensus forecast. Shares in Asian-focused bank Standard Chartered rose 3.2 percent, with traders saying that one of the reasons for the rise was the...

  • PRETORIA, June 8- South Africa's competition watchdog could hand out some of its biggest fines ever after its investigation into suspected currency-rigging by global banks, it said on Monday. The Competition Commission has accused dealers at banks of colluding by using an instant messaging chat room called "ZAR Domination", to coordinate their trading...

  • FRANKFURT, June 8- The appointment of John Cryan as chief executive of Deutsche Bank sent shares in Germany's largest lender up 8 percent on Monday as investors judged the Briton a more credible contender than his two ousted predecessors to revive its fortunes. Cryan faces one of the most difficult jobs in global finance as he aims to move Deutsche Bank beyond...

  • Deutsche shares jump after management purge Monday, 8 Jun 2015 | 3:55 AM ET

    FRANKFURT, June 8- The appointment of John Cryan as chief executive of Deutsche Bank sent shares in Germany's largest lender up 8 percent on Monday as investors judged the Briton a more credible contender than his two ousted predecessors to revive its fortunes. Cryan faces one of the most difficult jobs in global finance as he aims to move Deutsche Bank beyond...

  • LONDON, June 5- Copper steadied on Friday as falling London Metal Exchange stockpiles countered concerns over an expected seasonal demand slowdown in China that had driven prices to a six-week low. The seasonally strongest quarter for demand in China- the world's top copper consumer- is passing its peak, with factories eyeing a summer production slowdown, but...

  • LONDON, June 5- Copper pared losses and was steady after hitting a six week low earlier on Friday amid worries over a seasonal demand slowdown from top buyer China, though continued draws in London Metal Exchange stockpiles put a floor under prices. The seasonally strongest quarter for copper demand in China is passing its peak with factories eyeing a summer...

  • HONG KONG, June 4- Hong Kong's banking regulator has said that banks in the city need to step-up anti-money laundering efforts, and has warned it would not hesitate to sanction lapses in detecting dirty money in the wake of the FIFA bribery scandal. The indictment specifically mentioned $1.2 million being wired to an unnamed bank account at HSBC in Hong Kong.

  • HONG KONG, June 4- The volume of Chinese currency traded in the offshore market has risen sharply in the past year, after more than 10 offshore yuan hubs were set up and more players switched to using it for payments and settlements. Traders estimate volumes of CNH spot are around $20 billion a day, almost doubling the level at the beginning of the year, and if yuan...

  • VIENNA, June 4- Nearly a year after oil markets entered a deep downward spiral, unmoored from the $100- a-barrel mark that had anchored them for years, some OPEC members are publicly talking for the first time about a new "fair" price for their crude. Oil ministers from Iraq, Venezuela and Angola said in Vienna this week that a price of $75 or $80 a barrel- barely $10 above...

  • ‘Capital disadvantage’ for giant banks: Bob Diamond Wednesday, 3 Jun 2015 | 12:50 PM ET
    Bob Diamond, former CEO of Barclays.

    Ex-Barclays chief Bob Diamond told CNBC that tougher regulation means large banks were finding it harder to access to capital.

  • DUBAI, June 2- Saudi Arabian family conglomerate Ahmad Hamad Algosaibi and Brothers is offering creditors a minimum return of 28 cents on every dollar owed under an enhanced proposal to end one of the Middle East's largest ever debt restructurings. The group with interests in hospitality, food and real estate among others, collapsed in 2009 along with Saad...