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  • LONDON, Jan 10- Tens of thousands of jobs in Britain's financial services sector could be lost if euro clearing shifts to continental Europe and full access to the bloc's single market is lost, top industry officials said on Tuesday. Xavier Rolet, chief executive of the London Stock Exchange Group, owner of the world's biggest clearing house for...

  • Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt reach divorce pact

    Angelina Jolie Pitt and Brad Pitt agree to handle their divorce in a private forum.

  • LONDON, Jan 10- Britain's financial services sector must keep its unfettered access to the European Union's single market after Brexit given that available alternatives don't provide a sustainable long-term solution, an industry report said on Tuesday. Currently, they use an "EU passport" allowing them to operate across the 28- nation bloc from a base in...

  • LONDON, Jan 9- Sterling will slip a touch more against the euro and dollar after Britain begins its official divorce process from the European Union, a Reuters poll found, while identifying risks that the falls could be steeper. In a month's time it will be worth $1.22 but at the end of March, by when Prime Minister Theresa May aims to trigger Article 50 which starts...

  • LONDON, Jan 6- Sterling will slip a touch more against the euro and dollar after Britain begins its official divorce process from the European Union, a Reuters poll found, while identifying risks that the falls could be steeper. In a month's time it will be worth $1.22 but at the end of March, by when Prime Minister Theresa May aims to trigger Article 50 which starts...

  • LONDON, Jan 5- Moody's is likely to make key rating calls on Britain, China and South Africa among others this year as rising political risk and debt levels push the number of countries on a downgrade warning back to a record high. From Europe's Brexit strains and looming elections to the battles of China, South Africa and Brazil to re-orientate their economies, not...

  • Bill Ackman reportedly splitting with wife in big-money divorce

    The New York Post says the hedge fund boss and his wife Karen Ann Herskovitz are getting a divorce after 25 years together.

  • LONDON, Dec 19- Britain's pound recovered around half of its earlier losses against the dollar on Monday after Prime Minister Theresa May said the country could cover EU funding when it leaves the bloc. But it pared some of those losses after May told parliament that Britain will match funding from the EU if it represents good value for money, weeks after Brexit...

  • LONDON, Dec 19- Britain's pound slipped by as much as one percent to a one-month low against the dollar on Monday, adding to two straight weeks of losses, amid uncertainty over how the country will help businesses manage its exit from the European Union. Trade minister Liam Fox said on Sunday Britain may need a transitional agreement to bridge the gap for firms...

  • LONDON, Dec 19- Britain's pound slipped half a percent against the dollar on Monday, adding to two straight weeks of losses, amid uncertainty around how Britain will help businesses manage the exit from the European Union. Trade minister Liam Fox said on Sunday Britain may need a transitional agreement to bridge the gap for firms during negotiations with the EU,...

  • LONDON, Dec 16- Investors sound optimistic about a breakout for the world economy next year, but for all the talk of huge tax cuts from the incoming U.S. presidency of Donald Trump, the economic outlook looks similar to 2016: uneven and unspectacular. Much may hinge on financial markets, which for a brief period around the start of this year looked like their fretting...

  • BRUSSELS, Dec 15- Prime Minister Theresa May said on Thursday it was right for EU leaders to discuss Brexit without her over dinner, suggesting they needed time to sort out their position and prepare for Britain's divorce negotiations. At the start of a summit which EU leaders will follow by sharing a dinner without the British prime minister, May sought to...

  • LONDON, Dec 14- If Prime Minister Theresa May has a detailed Brexit plan, it is very secret. Since the June 23 referendum, May has been clear only that the United Kingdom will leave the European Union and that she will formally trigger exit talks by the end of March 2017. "It is absolutely right that we do not set out at this stage every single detail of our proposed...

  • LONDON, Dec 14- If Prime Minister Theresa May has a detailed Brexit plan, it is very secret. Since the June 23 referendum, May has been clear only that the United Kingdom will leave the European Union and that she will formally trigger exit talks by the end of March 2017. Britons' vote to leave the bloc has opened a huge number of questions including whether exporters...

  • British finance minister Philip Hammond on Monday backed the idea of a transition period to smooth the process of leaving the European Union.

  • LONDON, Dec 12- British finance minister Philip Hammond on Monday backed the idea of a transition period to smooth the process of leaving the European Union, and said EU countries also stood to gain from a gradual Brexit. Britain is due to launch a two-year process of Brexit negotiations by the end of March and the European Commission has said it wants an even...

  • NEW YORK, Dec 8- The wife of Pacific Investment Management Co co-founder Bill Gross is seeking a divorce after 31 years of marriage. Sue Gross, who has featured in many of her husband's widely followed investment outlook letters, filed a petition on Nov. 22 in Los Angeles County Superior Court. After leaving Pimco, Gross joined Janus Capital Group Inc, where he runs...

  • *Most lawmakers supported Britain staying in the European Union. LONDON, Dec 7- While the British government tries to prevent parliament from having to pass a law to trigger the country's exit from the European Union, Reuters research indicates the lower house would in fact support it, based on lawmakers' recent statements. The government is challenging that...

  • *Most lawmakers supported Britain staying in the European Union. LONDON, Dec 7- While the British government tries to prevent parliament voting on its plan to trigger the country's exit from the European Union, Reuters research indicates the lower house would in fact support its move, based on lawmakers' recent statements. The government is challenging that...

  • LONDON, Dec 6- Britain will most likely leave the European Union having signed a bilateral trade agreement, according to a Reuters poll of economists on Tuesday that also suggested there remains little chance of the country slipping into recession. Since the June 23 decision to leave the EU, Britain's economy has performed much better than had been previously...