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  • July 14- Carbon black producer Orion Engineered Carbons S.A., backed by private equity firms Triton Capital and Rhone Group, filed for a U.S. Triton Capital and Rhone Group each own 41.83 percent of the company through Kinove Holdings, the filing said.

  • NEW YORK, July 14- A $6 billion takeover to create the biggest oil producer in the Bakken shale may also open up new opportunities for some big traders who ship oil from North Dakota and Montana to market.

  • CARACAS, July 14- German airline Lufthansa said on Monday it will reduce service to Venezuela by 40 percent starting next month amid an ongoing dispute about repatriation of revenue from ticket sales.

  • WASHINGTON, July 14- U.S. cigarette maker Reynolds American Inc, in talks to buy rival Lorillard Inc, may have a hard time convincing regulators to approve the deal because of their big shares in the traditional cigarette and fast-growing electronic cigarette markets.

  • Carbon black producer Orion files for U.S. IPO Monday, 14 Jul 2014 | 5:57 PM ET

    July 14- Carbon black producer Orion Engineered Carbons S.A. filed for a U.S. Private equity investors Triton Capital and Rhone Group each own 41.83 percent of the company through Kinove Holdings, the filing said.

  • NEW YORK, July 14- Two of the biggest names in auction sales, the traditional Sotheby's and the digital pioneer eBay, said on Monday they are joining forces to make it easier to buy antiques, collectibles and works of fine art online.

  • July 14- Online payment company MOL Global Inc, majority-owned by Malaysian billionaire Vincent Tan, filed with U.S. regulators on Monday to raise about $300 million in an initial public offering of American Depositary Shares.

  • NEW YORK, July 14- Former leaders of the defunct law firm Dewey& LeBoeuf have asked a state judge to dismiss criminal charges against them, saying they should not be made "scapegoats" for the firm's downfall.

  • TOKYO, July 15- The Bank of Japan is set to maintain its stimulus programme on Tuesday and its projection that inflation will approach its 2 percent target next year, unfazed by recent data casting doubts over its scenario of an investment-led economic recovery.

  • NEW YORK, July 14- Former Goldman Sachs Group Inc director Rajat Gupta, serving a two-year prison term, has failed to persuade a federal appeals court to overturn his insider trading conviction.

  • NEW YORK, July 14- After months of trying to push Dish Chairman Charles Ergen out of its capital structure, bankrupt wireless venture LightSquared on Monday proposed a turnaround plan that would make Ergen its primary lender after bankruptcy.

  • CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla., July 14- Overcoming two months of delays, a Space Exploration Technologies' Falcon 9 rocket blasted off from Florida on Monday to put six small commercial communications satellites into orbit for ORBCOMM Inc.

  • *Citigroup to pay $7 bln to settle U.S. mortgage probe. NEW YORK, July 14- U.S. stocks ended higher on Monday, with the Dow Jones industrial average hitting an intraday record, lifted by Citigroup's better-than-expected earnings and more deals in the healthcare space. Citigroup Inc shares jumped 3 percent to $48.42 and gave the S&P 500 one of its biggest boosts.

  • July 14- Online payment company MOL Global Inc, majority-owned by Malaysian billionaire Vincent Tan, filed with U.S. regulators on Monday to raise about $300 million in an initial public offering of American Depositary Shares.

  • LONDON, July 14- Oil prices ended slightly higher on Monday as traders weighed renewed violence in Libya against broader signs of a global market well-supplied with crude. Last week, North Sea benchmark Brent closed at its lowest in three months as easing tensions in Libya and Iraq mitigated fears of supply disruptions.

  • WASHINGTON, July 14- Two influential U.S. senators have asked fellow lawmakers to support demands that Iran accept tough conditions in nuclear talks, including at least two decades of inspections, before Congress would agree to ease sanctions.

  • NEW YORK, July 14- U.S. stocks rose on Monday, with the Dow Jones industrial average hitting an intraday record high, lifted by strong results from Citigroup Inc and more deals in the healthcare space. The Dow Jones industrial average rose 111.67 points or 0.66 percent, to end unofficially at 17,055.48.

  • *Wheat, corn rise from four-year lows. "The weather continues to be excellent for crop development," Sterling Smith, futures specialist at Citigroup, said in a note to clients. Chicago Board of Trade September corn futures settled 3-3/ 4 cents higher at $3.81-1/ 2 a bushel, snapping a nine-session losing streak.

  • *Concerns ease over Portugal's top bank. Yellen, who will go before the Senate Banking Committee Tuesday to deliver the latest report to Congress on monetary policy, could take a hawkish stance on raising interest rates in response to strong June jobs data, analysts and investors said.

  • TORONTO, July 14- About 900 workers at Bombardier Inc's railcar production facility in Thunder Bay, Ontario, went on strike on Monday afternoon after contract talks hit an impasse over pension changes and benefit reductions.