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  • *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...

  • *Takeovers of UK firms valued at $34.5 bln since June 23. LONDON, July 24- Overseas buyers lured by a plunge in the pound are looking to snare British companies on the cheap, ensuring a steady flow of deals since Britain voted to leave the European Union and defying expectations of an M&A drought. The SoftBank deal was hailed by the government as a sign of UK economic...

  • TOKYO— Asian shares were mostly higher Monday, 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 edged up 0.8 percent in early trading to 16,759.80. GLOBAL MEETING: Envoys of the Group of 20 major economies, meeting in...

  • LONDON— Global mergers and acquisitions may drop by as much as $1.6 trillion over the next five years unless Britain quickly agrees to leave the European Union under terms that give it continued access to the single market, according to a report released Monday. "To restore that confidence, the U.K. government will need to get to grips with the enormous challenge...

  • ABIDJAN, July 24- Randgold Resources' Tongon mine in Ivory Coast will have a slightly lower gold output this year than previously expected mainly owing to an erratic power supply, Chief Executive Mark Bristow told reporters late on Saturday. The mine, one of five operated by the London- listed company in three African countries, is on track to produce 260,000...

  • LONDON— British border agents are moving in to help French officials deal with gigantic backups for travelers trying to cross the English Channel into France. France is the traditional jumping-off point for car travel to Spain, Italy, Switzerland and other popular destinations. Kent police warned Sunday that motorists face waits of 10 hours or longer on major...

  • *Takeovers of UK firms valued at $34.5 bln since June 23. LONDON, July 24- Overseas buyers lured by a plunge in the pound are looking to snare British companies on the cheap, ensuring a steady flow of deals since Britain voted to leave the European Union and defying expectations of an M&A drought. The SoftBank deal was hailed by the government as a sign of UK economic...

  • *Takeovers of UK firms valued at $34.5 bln since June 23. LONDON, July 24- Overseas buyers lured by a plunge in the pound are looking to snare British companies on the cheap, ensuring a steady flow of deals since Britain voted to leave the European Union and defying expectations of an M&A drought. The SoftBank deal was hailed by the government as a sign of UK economic...

  • *Takeovers of UK firms valued at $34.5 bln since June 23. LONDON, July 24- Overseas buyers lured by a plunge in the pound are looking to snare British companies on the cheap, ensuring a steady flow of deals since Britain voted to leave the European Union and defying expectations of an M&A drought. The SoftBank deal was hailed by the government as a sign of UK economic...

  • *Takeovers of UK firms valued at $34.5 bln since June 23. LONDON, July 24- Overseas buyers lured by a plunge in the pound are looking to snare British companies on the cheap, ensuring a steady flow of deals since Britain voted to leave the European Union and defying expectations of an M&A drought. The SoftBank deal was hailed by the government as a sign of UK economic...

  • LONDON, July 23- 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. July 23 G20 finance ministers meeting in China pledge to bolster their defenses against economic fallout from Brexit and urge Britain and the EU to stay close. Washington- backing...

  • LONDON, July 23- 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. July 23 G20 finance ministers meeting in China pledge to bolster their defenses against economic fallout from Brexit and urge Britain and the EU to stay close. Washington- backing...

  • LONDON, July 23- 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. July 23 G20 finance ministers meeting in China pledge to bolster their defences against economic fallout from Brexit and urge Britain and the EU to stay close. Washington- backing...

  • LONDON, July 23- 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. July 23 G20 finance ministers meeting in China pledge to bolster their defences against economic fallout from Brexit and urge Britain and the EU to stay close. Washington- backing...

  • LONDON, July 23- 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. July 23 French Finance Minister Michel Sapin appears to have got the memo from German Chancellor Angela Merkel and is watering down the hard-line message on Brexit from his boss,...