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  • NEW YORK, July 25- Oil prices fell nearly 3 percent, with U.S. crude slipping to a 3- month low on Monday on rising concerns that a global glut of crude and refined products would pressure markets, delaying a long-anticipated rebalance in the market. And you have the specter of turnaround season not too far in the horizon, " Robert Yawger, senior vice president of energy...

  • *William Hill surges on bid interest. LONDON/ MILAN, July 25 (Reuters)- European shares inched higher on Monday, with low-cost airline Ryanair climbing after it issued a bullish outlook while shares in William Hill surged on bid interest from its rivals. Germany's DAX rose 0.5 percent after the IFO business morale survey showed the resilience of Europe's biggest...

  • *William Hill jumps after receiving takeover bid. LONDON, July 25- Britain's top share index ended lower after hitting an 11- month high on Monday, with a fall in crude oil prices hurting energy stocks and weaker gold prices and negative company updates dragging down precious metals miners. "The FTSE is held back by oil majors taking a significant 25 points off the...

  • BENGHAZI, Libya, July 25- Libyan Petroleum Facilities Guard commander Ibrahim Jathran said on Monday he was ready to end a blockade at key oil terminals, but the U.N.-backed government still needs to sign an agreement for exports to resume. A deal was thrown into doubt when the head of Libya's National Oil Corporation in Tripoli, Mustafa Sanalla, wrote to the U.N.

  • NEW YORK, July 25- Oil prices fell to 2-1/ 2- month lows on Monday on rising concerns that a global glut of crude and refined products would weigh on markets, delaying a long-anticipated rebalance in the market. Brent crude futures were down 89 cents at $44.80 a barrel by 11:13 a.m. EST, their lowest since May 10. U.S. crude was down 93 cents at $43.26 a barrel, after...

  • LONDON/ NEW YORK, July 25- Foreign exchange trading out of the United Kingdom fell 9 percent in the year to April 2016, a semi-annual survey by the Bank of England showed on Monday, although volumes were slightly higher than shown in an October survey. Separately, a survey by the New York Federal Reserve released at the same time showed daily currency trading volumes...

  • LONDON, July 25- Luxembourg will not seek to lure away British financial firms anxious about keeping a foot in the European Union after Brexit, the Grand Duchy's government said on Monday, saying it aimed instead to work with them for mutual benefit. The UK financial sector and Luxembourg have long had close ties, especially in managing Europe's trillions of...

  • LONDON, July 25- China's imports of base metals were once the bullish drumbeat to which the global market marched. Graphic on China's net imports of refined metals:. Graphic on China's imports of raw materials:.

  • LONDON, July 25- Britain's June 23 referendum decision to leave the European Union has had far-reaching consequences for the world's economy, businesses, investors and politics. A new referendum should remain an option depending on the shape of Britain's future ties with the EU and how well they worked for Scotland, she said. IMPORTANT DATES AHEAD:- Aug. 4: Bank of...

  • LONDON, July 25- Britain's June 23 referendum decision to leave the European Union has had far-reaching consequences for the world's economy, businesses, investors and politics. A new referendum should remain an option depending on the shape of Britain's future ties with the EU and how well they worked for Scotland, she said. IMPORTANT DATES AHEAD:- Aug. 4: Bank of...

  • LONDON, July 25- Britain's June 23 referendum decision to leave the European Union has had far-reaching consequences for the world's economy, businesses, investors and politics. A new referendum should remain an option depending on the shape of Britain's future ties with the EU and how well they worked for Scotland, she said. IMPORTANT DATES AHEAD:- Aug. 4: Bank of...

  • LONDON, July 25- Britain's June 23 referendum decision to leave the European Union has had far-reaching consequences for the world's economy, businesses, investors and politics. A new referendum should remain an option depending on the shape of Britain's future ties with the EU and how well they worked for Scotland, she said. IMPORTANT DATES AHEAD:- Aug. 4: Bank of...

  • *Dollar rises against yen, near high vs euro. *Little movement on German Ifo sentiment survey. LONDON, July 25- The dollar held within sight of recent highs against the euro and yen on Monday ahead of meetings of U.S.

  • *Demise of BHS "the unacceptable face of capitalism". LONDON, July 25- Retail tycoon Philip Green's greed and disregard for corporate governance led to the demise of BHS and cost 11,000 jobs, a report by British lawmakers said, calling the collapse of the stores group "the unacceptable face of capitalism". Billionaire Green, 64, owned BHS for 15 years before he sold the...

  • *FTSE 100 up 0.1 pct, touches fresh year-high. *William Hill jumps after receiving takeover bid. The FTSE 100 was up 0.1 percent at 6736.54 points by 1014 GMT, having recorded its fifth straight week of gains in the previous session.

  • LONDON, July 25- Gold fell on Monday, extending a second straight week of losses, as a recovery in risk appetite supported stock markets near nine-month highs ahead of central bank meetings this week in the United States and Japan. The world's major economies pledged at a G20 meeting this weekend, dominated by last month's British vote to leave the European Union,...

  • *Bid interest drives up William Hill shares. LONDON, July 25- European stocks rose on Monday, with low-cost airline Ryanair climbing after it issued a bullish outlook while shares in William Hill surged on bid interest from its rivals. The pan-European STOXX 600 index was up 0.7 percent, near the level it was at before Britain's vote in late June to quit the European...

  • *Little movement on German Ifo sentiment survey. LONDON, July 25- The dollar inched up against the yen and held near a four-week high against the euro on Monday ahead of meetings of the Bank of Japan and U.S. Federal Reserve which investors on balance expect to be dollar-positive. Of the two there are positioning expectations more clearly built into the BOJ, "said...

  • LONDON, July 25- World shares held near nine-month highs on Monday after G20 finance chiefs vowed over the weekend to use "all policy tools" to lift global growth. Europe got off to a solid start, climbing almost 0.3 percent as takeover activity continued in the UK gambling sector and talk of record profits at Ryanair helped break some of the recent gloom around...

  • TOKYO— Asian shares were mixed Monday, as cautiousness set in after markets were earlier cheered by upbeat signs from Wall Street, a strengthening U.S. dollar and promises from the Group of 20 nations over the weekend to support global growth. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 inched down 0.04 percent to finish at 16,620.29. GLOBAL MEETING: Envoys of the...