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  • LONDON, March 29- Prime Minister Theresa May will file formal Brexit divorce papers on Wednesday, pitching the United Kingdom into the unknown and triggering years of uncertain negotiations that will test the endurance of the European Union. Nine months after Britons voted to leave, May will notify EU Council President Donald Tusk in a letter that the UK really...

  • PARIS, March 29- Pernod Ricard raised the prices of its spirits in Britain in March to protect margins against a slide in the pound stemming from the country's vote to leave the European Union, according to company slides released ahead of an analyst call. Pernod, the world's second-biggest spirits group behind Britain's Diageo, did not detail the scope of the...

  • DUBLIN, March 29- Flights between Britain and the European Union risk being suspended in 2019 if Britain does not prioritize a new aviation deal in Brexit negotiations, Irish low-cost airline Ryanair warned on Wednesday. "It's become worrying that the UK government seems to have no plan B to maintain Britain's liberalized air links with Europe, in the absence of...

  • LONDON, March 29- European shares edged higher on Wednesday as Britain was set to formally trigger divorce proceedings with the European Union it joined in 1973.. Britain's FTSE 100 rose 0.4 percent, outperforming the broader European market, as a weaker pound contributed to gains for its largely foreign-earning stocks. Engie rose 2.6 percent, top of France's...

  • LONDON, March 29- Prime Minister Theresa May will file formal Brexit divorce papers on Wednesday, pitching the United Kingdom into the unknown and triggering years of uncertain negotiations that will test the endurance of the European Union. Nine months after Britons voted to leave, May will notify EU Council President Donald Tusk in a letter that the UK really...

  • March 29- Gold prices fell on Wednesday as positive economic data from the United States backed expectations of further interest rate hikes by the Federal Reserve this year, prompting the dollar to bounce back from multi-month lows. *Spot gold was down 0.2 percent at $1,248.60 per. Federal Reserve Vice Chairman Stanley Fischer also gave the dollar a lift as he...

  • LONDON, March 28- Stocks recovered while the dollar hovered above four-month lows on Tuesday as anxiety over Donald Trump's setback on healthcare reform gave way to tentative hopes for the U.S. president's planned stimulus policies. The Trump administration's failure to undo Obamacare raised concern among investors that planned tax reforms face a rockier...

  • LONDON, March 28- Banks are treading carefully, enacting two-stage contingency plans, to avoid losing nervous London- based staff as they work out how many jobs will have to move to continental Europe as Britain exits the European Union. British Prime Minister Theresa May will trigger formal EU divorce proceedings on Wednesday, launching two years of...

  • LONDON, March 28- Stocks recovered while the dollar rose off four-month lows on Tuesday as anxiety over Donald Trump's setback on healthcare reform gave way to tentative hopes for the U.S. president's planned stimulus policies. The Trump administration's failure to undo Obamacare raised concern among investors that planned tax reforms face a rockier road...

  • BERLIN, March 27- The German Finance Ministry is worried there will be turbulence on the financial markets if there is a' hard Brexit', a German newspaper reported on Monday- two days before Britain triggers divorce proceedings with the European Union. The ministry is also worried that the two-year negotiation period between Britain and the EU will not suffice to...

  • LONDON, March 24- Sterling fell against the dollar and euro on Friday, retreating from the previous session's one-month highs, as investors braced for Britain beginning the formal process of leaving the European Union next week. An interview with Bank of England policymaker Gertjan Vlieghe in The Times on Friday also laid out an argument for not raising...

  • FRANKFURT, March 22- BMW's X1 model will be built in the Netherlands, it said on Wednesday, boosting staff levels at Mini's contract manufacturer VDL Nedcar beyond those at the German carmaker's plant in Oxford, England, where the Mini hatch is made. Harald Krueger, BMW's Chief Executive, said on Tuesday that more production could move to the Netherlands depending...

  • Britain is one of the four main shareholders of the bank, which provides finance and expertise for projects that contribute to European Union policy objectives. Britain has in theory a right to receive a 16.1 percent share of the bank's capital once it leaves the EU, a report of the British House of Lords said in March, estimating that the British claim could be...

  • FRANKFURT, March 22- Banks looking to move from Britain to the euro zone after Brexit may be given an expedited entry, with supervisors willing to spare them from a lengthy initial test of their risk models, a top European Central Bank official said on Wednesday. A review of such internal models can take months, so the ECB's temporary waiver could expedite...

  • OSLO, March 22- European Union outsiders Norway and Iceland must boost their policy coordination in response to Britain's planned departure from the block, as well as other changes in global politics, the two Nordic countries said on Wednesday. Along with Liechtenstein, Norway and Iceland benefit from free movement of people, goods, services and capital within...

  • The London Taxi Company plant near the city of Coventry is Britain's first electric vehicle factory and will help the firm to expand overseas as part of a 300 million pound investment. The move is the latest stage in the turnaround of a company which was saved from bankruptcy just over four years ago by China's Geely and is also a welcome boost for Britain as it...

  • LONDON, March 21- Goldman Sachs will begin moving hundreds of people out of London before any Brexit deal is struck as part of its contingency plans for Britain leaving the European Union, the Wall Street firm's Europe CEO said. British Prime Minister Theresa May will trigger EU divorce proceedings on March 29, launching two years of negotiations that will shape...

  • NEW YORK, March 20- The dollar hovered near a six-week low against a basket of currencies on Monday, weighed down by last week's interest-rate guidance from the U.S. "It's follow-through and a hangover from last week- the concept of a dovish Fed," said Brad Bechtel, managing director at Jefferies in New York. The post-meeting communique retained language on avoiding...

  • BRUSSELS, March 15- European Council President Donald Tusk dismissed suggestions that Britain would rather leave the European Union without a deal than sign an unsatisfactory one as "increasing threats". "The claims increasingly taking the form of threats that no agreement will be good for the UK and bad for the EU needs to be addressed," Tusk told the European...

  • LONDON, March 14- British Prime Minister Theresa May has won the right to launch divorce proceedings with the European Union and begin two years of talks that will shape the future of Britain and Europe. Both houses backed the "Brexit bill" and after securing symbolic approval from Queen Elizabeth, expected in the coming days, May has the right to begin what could be...