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  • NAIROBI, Nov 25- Kenya's central bank chief filed an appeal on Tuesday asking a court to throw out a case accusing him of abusing his office through his involvement in issuing a tender to install security software at the bank. Earlier this month, Kenya's High Court ruled the government's anti-graft agency and chief prosecutor could pursue the case against...

  • Chesapeake Energy loses in bond dispute appeal Tuesday, 25 Nov 2014 | 10:26 AM ET

    NEW YORK, Nov 25- A divided federal appeals court in New York said Chesapeake Energy Corp had no right to redeem $1.3 billion of notes early because it waited too long to tell investors of its plans. Tuesday's 2-1 decision by the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals reversed a May 2013 ruling by U.S. The majority agreed with Bank of New York Mellon Corp, the notes' trustee,...

  • *Shuttle diplomacy heats up ahead of OPEC meeting. VIENNA, Nov 25- Saudi Arabia met fellow OPEC member Venezuela and oil powers Russia and Mexico in Vienna on Tuesday, as some of the world's largest crude producers engaged in last-minute shuttle diplomacy in a bid to convince OPEC kingpin Riyadh to support prices. Saudi has kept the market guessing about its...

  • *Saudi's Naimi meets Russian, Venezuelan and Mexican counterparts Meeting held ahead of Thursday's OPEC summit. NEW YORK, Nov 25- Oil prices rose on Tuesday, with Brent crude above $80 per barrel, after news that Saudi Arabian Oil Minister Ali al-Naimi was meeting with his Russian, Venezuelan and Mexican counterparts ahead on an OPEC meeting that could cut output.

  • Nov 25- U.S. consumer confidence fell in November to its lowest level since June as optimism waned in the short-term outlook for business conditions and jobs, according to a private sector report released on Tuesday. The Conference Board, an industry group, said its index of consumer attitudes fell to 88.7 from a downwardly revised 94.1 the month before.

  • ENDERLIN, N.D., Nov 25- After her shift at the TraXside Cafe in the southeast North Dakota hamlet of Enderlin, all Karla Souer wants to do is go home. That's because, chances are, there's a Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd train blocking the tracks somewhere on her route. Desperate for a solution, Enderlin's city councilors last month banned train breaks longer than 10...

  • VIENNA, Nov 25- A statement will be issued following oil talks among Saudi Arabia, Russia, Venezuela and Mexico on Tuesday, Mexican Energy Minister Pedro Joaquin Coldwell said.

  • BRUSSELS, Nov 25- The United States voiced concern on Tuesday over a draft plan by two EU lawmakers to break up Google Inc, saying politicians should not influence the EU's antitrust inquiry into the world's most popular Internet search engine. The European Commission has been investigating Google for four years following complaints by rivals and has yet to...

  • DETROIT, Nov 25- U.S. safety regulators have closed investigations into about 500,000 Ford Motor Co and about 100,000 General Motors Co vehicles without calling for recalls, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said on Tuesday. The Ford vehicles involved were 2004 to 2007 model year Ford Crown Victoria, Mercury Grand Marquis and Mercury...

  • BRASILIA, Nov 25- Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff will likely name banker Joaquim Levy as her new finance minister on Thursday as well as announce the rest of her second-term economic team, a government official told Reuters on Tuesday. Levy, a University of Chicago-trained economist and a fiscal hawk, is expected to take over the ministry on Dec. 1, the...

  • *China gold imports from Hong Kong jump in Oct. LONDON, Nov 25- Gold edged up to around $1,200 an ounce on Tuesday after better-than-expected U.S. economic growth data boosted the dollar only briefly and as the market looked to a Swiss referendum on central bank gold reserves for more trading cues. Spot gold was up 0.2 percent at $1,199.90 an ounce by 1454 GMT, still...

  • NEW YORK, Nov 25- U.S. stocks edged higher on Tuesday following a reading on economic growth that was much stronger than expected, but sharper gains were difficult to come by in a quiet week with major indexes at records. The Commerce Department raised its estimate of third-quarter gross domestic product to a 3.9 percent annual pace from the 3.5 percent rate...

  • Saudi oil min meeting Russia, Venezuela and Mexico Tuesday, 25 Nov 2014 | 9:51 AM ET

    VIENNA, Nov 25- Saudi Arabian Oil Minister Ali al-Naimi is currently meeting with the energy ministers of Russia, Venezuela and Mexico, sources familiar with the matter said on Tuesday. Russia's most powerful oil official, Igor Sechin, the head of state oil company Rosneft, is also attending the discussions, the sources said. Ministers from OPEC member countries...

  • ABUJA, Nov 25- Nigeria's central bank devalued the naira and raised interest rates by 100 basis points on Tuesday, as it sought to stem losses to its foreign reserves from defending the currency hit by weaker oil prices. The bank moved the target band of the currency to 160- 176 naira to the U.S. dollar, compared with 150- 160 naira previously, owing to prolonged naira...

  • RUSSIAN FINANCE MINISTRY WILL HOLD NEXT FX DEPOSIT AUCTION ON DEC 15- SOURCE AT MINFIN.

  • WASHINGTON, Nov 25- U.S. economic growth was far stronger than initially thought in the third quarter, pointing to strengthening fundamentals that should support the economy for the rest of the year. The Commerce Department on Tuesday raised its estimate of gross domestic product to a 3.9 percent annual pace from the 3.5 percent rate reported last month,...

  • VIENNA, Nov 25- Venezuela will discuss oil-market "coordination" with OPEC heavyweight Saudi Arabia and major oil producers from outside the group, Foreign Minister Rafael Ramirez said on Tuesday, as the Latin American country tries to rally support for action to boost prices. Riyadh has kept the market guessing about its response to crude's near 30 percent...

  • Nov 25- Upscale jeweler Tiffany& Co reported a better-than-expected rise in same-store sales, mainly due to strong demand for high-end fashion jewelry in the Americas. The company's new jewelry lines, such as the Atlas Collection and Tiffany T, have been popular with customers, particularly in the Americas. Sales in the region grew 10 percent to $459 million in...

  • SOCHI, Russia, Nov 25- Russia's Gazprom Neft, the oil arm of the world's top gas producer Gazprom, agreed on Tuesday to develop Russia's Dolginskoye offshore Arctic oil field jointly with Vietnamese state energy company Petrovietnam. A Reuters correspondent at the signing ceremony also said the companies signed a deal under which Gazprom Neft will supply...

  • LONDON, Nov 25- A London law firm is rallying Tesco Plc shareholders to join a lawsuit and seek compensation for losses after Britain's largest retailer discovered a hole in its profits, suspended eight senior employees and sparked a series of investigations. Stewarts Law, one of the litigators behind a 4 billion pound investor case against Royal Bank of...