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  • DUBLIN, Nov 11- Apple is to hire an additional 1,000 staff in Ireland, the government said on Wednesday, as the iPhone maker bids to boost its presence in the country where it declares much of its overseas profit for tax purposes. The European Union last year accused Ireland of swerving international tax rules by letting Apple shelter profits worth tens of...

  • *OPEC to meet Dec. 4 to decide on output. SINGAPORE, Nov 11- U.S. crude oil prices fell in Asian trading on Wednesday after industry data showed an increase in U.S. stockpiles, while fears that Japan's economy may have fallen into recession added to demand woes. The price drop came on the back of rising stocks in North America and slowing economies in Asia.

  • *OPEC not expected to change no-cut policy. CALGARY, Alberta, Nov 10- Crude prices rose on Tuesday after the International Energy Agency noted a sharp drop in oil investment, though the broader picture of an oversupplied market limited any gains as traders focused on inventory data due later in the day. Brent crude was up 23 cents at $47.42 a barrel by 1801 GMT, having...

  • BRUSSELS, Nov 10- European Union finance ministers struck a first compromise on Tuesday over how to finance the early stages of a euro zone fund for troubled banks that is to go live in January, officials said. "There is a consensus that this bridge financing should be done by national credit lines," Luxembourg's Finance Minister Pierre Gramegna told a news...

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  • *OPEC not expected to change no-cut policy. LONDON, Nov 10- Oil prices rose on Tuesday after the International Energy Agency noted unprecedented declines in investment, though the broader picture of an oversupplied market limited any gains. Carsten Fritsch, senior oil analyst at Commerzbank in Frankfurt, said he expected Brent to remain stuck between $47 a...

  • BRUSSELS, Nov 10- European Union finance ministers are expected to reach a deal by the end of the year on a plan to revamp the securitisation market in Europe, EU officials said on Tuesday. The European Commission, the EU executive, in September launched a broad plan to revive capital markets in Europe, with an initial proposal to revamp the market for securities...

  • The views from the top ranks of Exxon Mobil, BP and Total were given at an industry conference in Abu Dhabi as key officials from the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries said they expect better prices in 2016.. BP's and Exxon Mobil's heads of exploration and production Lamar Mckey and Jack Williams both said low oil prices would stay for a while and...

  • *OPEC not expected to change no-cut policy. LONDON, Nov 10- Oil prices were steady on Tuesday after the International Energy Agency noted unprecedented declines in investment, though gains were limited as the overall picture of a market in glut remains. Carsten Fritsch, senior oil analyst at Commerzbank in Frankfurt, said he expected Brent to remain rangebound...

  • BRUSSELS, Nov 10- European Union finance ministers are seeking a deal on Tuesday over how to finance the early stages of a euro zone fund for troubled banks that will go live in January, officials said. "The bridge financing for the single resolution fund is one of the issues where we need to make progress," European Commission Vice President Valdis Dombrovskis told...

  • EU to agree on securitisation plan by year-end Tuesday, 10 Nov 2015 | 3:48 AM ET

    BRUSSELS, Nov 10- European Union finance ministers should reach a deal by the end of the year on a plan to revamp the securitisation market in Europe, the European commissioner for financial services said on Tuesday. The European Commission, the EU executive, in September launched a broad plan to revive capital markets in Europe, with an initial proposal to revamp...

  • TOKYO, Nov 10- Oil prices rose on Tuesday after the head of OPEC forecast a more balanced market next year and the U.S. energy department said domestic output is likely to fall further, though gains were limited as the overall picture of a market in glut remains. U.S. crude rose 28 cents to $44.06 a barrel by 0409 GMT, after falling about 1 percent on Monday to $44.15 for a...

  • BEIJING, Nov 10- China is working with other countries to urge the United States to ratify IMF reforms, a central bank official said on Tuesday. The comments from Zhu Jun, Director-General of the International Department of People's Bank of China, was made at a briefing in Beijing ahead of President Xi Jinping's attendance at the G20 summit in Turkey and the APEC...

  • TOKYO, Nov 10- Oil prices rose in early Asian trade on Tuesday after the head of OPEC forecast a more balanced market next year and the U.S. energy department said domestic production is likely to fall for an eight consecutive month. We see less non- OPEC supply. And we see an increase in the demand for OPEC crude, "Badri said.

  • BRUSSELS, Nov 9- European Union ministers failed to agree on Monday on urgent measures that steelmakers are demanding to stem a flood of cheap imports from China after the loss of some 5,000 jobs in the sector in Europe in the past three months. Economy and industry ministers had gathered in Brussels at the request of Sajid Javid, business minister for Britain,...

  • NEW YORK, Nov 9- Oil prices edged lower on Monday after data showing fresh builds at the delivery point for U.S. crude futures and lower Wall Street share prices offset bullish OPEC demand projections. On Monday, Brent crude futures were down 15 cents at $47.27 a barrel by 11:12 a.m. EST. Oil prices were up earlier in the session after OPEC said it expected global...

  • The comments suggest OPEC heavyweight Saudi Arabia is satisfied with its strategy of not cutting production and allowing low prices to reduce supplies, without losing market share to competitors. Two other OPEC officials on Monday made upbeat comments about the 2016 outlook, suggesting big changes are unlikely. Prince Abdulaziz said cuts in oil industry...

  • BRUSSELS/ ATHENS, Nov 9- Euro zone finance ministers will not release a 2- billion euro tranche of loans for Greece on Monday because there is still no agreement with Athens on several reforms, but a deal could be struck this week, top EU officials said. Finance ministers of the 19 countries sharing the euro are to meet later on Monday in Brussels to take stock of...

  • DOHA, Nov 9- It is too early to forecast the outcome of oil producer group OPEC's Dec. 4 policy meeting, Qatari energy minister Mohammad bin Saleh al-Sada said on Monday. "It is a little too early to predict what would be the outcome of the next meeting but we are watching the situation closely," Sada, who is also acting president of OPEC, told a news conference.

  • *Priceline drops after weak profit forecast. Nov 9- Wall Street was set to open slightly lower on Monday after weak Chinese trade data and an OECD report warning of a global slowdown spurred concerns about weakening demand. Data showed China's October exports fell 6.9 percent, down for a fourth month, while imports dropped 18.8 percent, leaving the world's second...