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PARIS, June 19- State-controlled French utility EDF lost nearly 7 billion euros of its stock market value on Thursday as the Socialist government scrapped a planned increase in electricity prices in order to protect consumers.
*Euronext says price range is 19- 25 euros/ share. *Euronext targets annual revenue growth of 5 pct. PARIS, June 10- European financial markets operator Euronext unveiled plans to raise up to 1.16 billion euros in an initial public offering valuing the firm at 1.75 billion euros and forecast a return to revenue growth over the next three years.
PARIS, June 10- Euronext said on Tuesday it aims to raise between 880 million euros and 1.158 billion euros in an initial public offering which would value the European financial markets operator at up to 1.75 billion euros.
MADRID, June 3- Mexico's national oil company Pemex will sell a 7.86 percent stake in Spanish oil firm Repsol, worth about 2.2 billion euros, Citigroup and Deutsche Bank said on Tuesday.
European equities closed higher on Monday, still posting gains after a rally on U.S. jobs data last Friday.
European shares closed lower on Monday, after news of an unexpected slowdown in China sparked a commodities sell-off.
European shares finished in positive territory Thursday as the ECB and the Bank of England kept interest rates unchanged.
DUBAI, Oct 11- Yemen's only liquefied natural gas terminal began exporting LNG again this week, ship tracking data showed on Thursday, after being forced to shut when its feed pipeline was blown up in late September.
LONDON, Oct 11- European equities were set to fall for a fourth straight session on Thursday, mirroring losses on Wall Street and in Asia, with concerns about weaker corporate earnings and global growth seen pushing shares towards one-month lows.
EDF Chief Executive Henri Proglio is expected to step down from French utility Veolia's board, French daily Les Echos reported. Europe's car market will not really recover without EU-led coordination of capacity cuts, Fiat and Chrysler Chief Executive Sergio Marchionne said, in an apparent back-track on comments he made at the Paris auto show last month.
BRUSSELS, Oct 10- GDF Suez' Belgian unit Electrabel said on Wednesday that it has closed its 350 MW combined-cycle gas turbine plant at Saint-Ghislain, near the French border, after an explosion earlier in the day.
*Says hopes to be profitable in France "very quickly". launched a retail gas offer in France on Tuesday, hoping to triple its number of customers by 2016 in a tightly-knit market still dominated by former monopoly GDF Suez.
MOSCOW, Oct 8- Gazprom on Monday launched the second line of the Nord Stream pipeline which brings Russian gas to Germany via the bed of the Baltic Sea, but actual gas volumes remained unchanged due to lack of sufficient growth in demand.
LONDON, Oct 5- British engineer AMEC said chief operating officer Neil Bruce is leaving the company as part of a restructuring of the way the business is organised. AMEC said on Friday that Bruce will step down straight away after 15 years at the firm because the COO position will no longer exist under a new organisational structure.
WARSAW, Oct 3- GDF Suez would demand compensation from Poland if the country brings in a new renewables law cutting support for green energy, Chief Executive of GDF's Polish unit Grzegorz Gorski was quoted saying on Wednesday.
Here are news stories, press reports and events to watch, which may affect Poland's financial markets on Wednesday. Poland's top utility PGE said it would carry on with its 11.6 billion zloty investment in new power units after a supreme court ruling unblocked the country's largest power contract to date.
OSLO, Oct 2- Norway's Statoil has dropped plans to expand its Snoehvit natural gas field in the Arctic due to insufficient reserves, raising the chance it will back the building of a pipeline that could also benefit rivals.
OSLO, Oct 2- Statoil called off the long anticipated expansion of its Snoehvit natural gas facility in Norway's Arctic Barents Sea on Tuesday, saying there was not enough gas in place for now. "The license have concluded that the current gas discoveries do not provide a sufficient basis for further capacity expansion," Statoil said in a statement. "
European gas suppliers could see a boost from Germany's decision to phase out nuclear energy, with other countries set to follow Berlin's lead, Per Lekander, head of utilities research at UBS, told CNBC Wednesday.