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  • RIO DE JANEIRO, Nov 5- NYSE Euronext and Americas Trading Group joined forces on Monday to create a liquidity pool for Brazilian stocks in the over-the-counter markets.

  • *U.S., Brazil eye more collaboration on ethanol. SAO PAULO, Nov 5- Brazil's Copersucar SA is taking control of United States- based Eco-Energy to become the world's largest ethanol trader with a 12 percent share of the global market in the biofuel, the company said on Monday.

  • At 10:05 a.m. CST, Chicago Board of Trade December wheat futures were up 6-1/ 2 cents at $8.71 a bushel. CBOT January soybeans were 11-1/ 2 cents lower at $15.15- 1/ 4 a bushel. CBOT December corn was up 3/ 4 cent at $7.40- 1/ 4 a bushel.

  • MEXICO CITY, Nov 5- Leading economies in the Group of 20 will make sure they do not tighten budgets so quickly as to hurt growth, according to a draft communique drawn up for top G20 finance officials meeting on Monday.

  • MEXICO CITY, Nov 5- A deal to keep near-bankrupt Greece afloat by providing more bailout money is unlikely to be struck next week when euro zone finance ministers meet in Brussels, a senior EU official said on Monday.

  • MEXICO CITY, Nov 5- Leading economies in the Group of 20 will make sure they do not tighten budgets so quickly as to hurt growth, according to a draft communique drawn up for top G20 finance officials meeting on Monday. ``We will ensure the pace of fiscal consolidation is appropriate to support growth,'' the draft said.

  • LONDON, Nov 5- International tourist arrivals grew 4 percent between January and August year-on-year and are heading for the 1 billion mark for the first time by December, the UN World Tourism Organization said on Monday.

  • *Robusta hits 8- month low as Vietnam harvest weighs. January robusta coffee futures were off $24 or 1.2 percent at $1,940 a tonne at 1459 GMT after earlier touching $1,935, the lowest level for the second-month since March 7.

  • MEXICO CITY, Nov 5- A deal on keeping Greece afloat and providing more bailout money for the near-bankrupt state is unlikely to be reached next week when euro zone finance ministers meet in Brussels, a senior EU official said on Monday.

  • *Technology key to new industrial model Brazil seeking. Trade and Industry Minister Fernando Pimentel told Reuters that Brazil has paved the way for a sustainable burst of economic growth with record-low interest rates and a competitive exchange rate.

  • MEXICO CITY, Nov 5- Leading world economies plan to give themselves more time to meet their own targets for cutting budget deficits rather than risk aggravating a slowdown in many countries, chief among them the United States, G20 finance officials said. But it now looks out of reach for many economies, including the United States, as growth has slowed.

  • *Copersucar hopes to increase exports to Europe. SAO PAULO, Nov 5- Brazil's Copersucar SA, the world's biggest sugar exporter, is taking control of United States- based Eco-Energy to become the world's largest ethanol trader with a 12 percent share of the global market in the biofuel, Copersucar said on Monday.

  • MEXICO CITY, Nov 5- Leading world economies plan to give themselves more time to meet their own targets for cutting budget deficits rather than risk aggravating a slowdown in many countries, chief among them the United States, G20 finance officials said. But it now looks out of reach for many economies, including the United States, as growth has slowed.

  • Nov 5- Brazil's Copersucar SA, the world's biggest sugar exporter, will take control of U.S.-based Eco-Energy to become the world's largest ethanol trader, Copersucar said on Monday.

  • FRANKFURT, Nov 5- When the European Parliament turned Yves Mersch down for a top central banking post, it wasn't because he lacked the expertise or experience; they rejected him because he is a man. Mersch, a Luxembourger who is highly regarded by his peers, had been expected to get the job on the European Central Bank's all-male board anyway.

  • The $2.3- billion project by the small, British company London Mining Plc would also bring diesel power plants, a road and a port near Greenland's capital Nuuk.

  • LONDON, Nov 5- A U.S. fine for anti-money laundering rule breaches could cost HSBC significantly more than $1.5 billion and is likely to lead to criminal charges, Europe's biggest bank said on Monday.

  • LONDON, Nov 5- HSBC has taken a $1.15 billion hit to cover a potential U.S. fine for lax anti-money laundering controls and to pay compensation for mis-selling products in Britain, eating into its quarterly profit.

  • MEXICO CITY, Nov 4- India's economic growth could slow to as little as 5.5 percent this fiscal year, Finance Minister P. Chidambaram told Reuters, signalling the possibility that Asia's third largest economy will expand at its slowest pace in a decade.

  • MEXICO CITY, Nov 4- Leading world economies pressed the United States on Sunday to act decisively to avert a rush of spending cuts and tax hikes, warning that the so-called fiscal cliff is the biggest short-term threat to global growth.