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  • Feb 15- Pan-European exchange Euronext may still buy a clearing house for derivatives if its planned purchase of LCH SA, which it uses, from London Stock Exchange falls through. Euronext has agreed to buy Paris- based LCH SA for 510 million euros, but the deal can only go ahead if LSE Group succeeds in merging with Deutsche Boerse, a tie-up regulators will rule on by...

  • President of French far-right Front National (FN) party Marine Le Pen delivers a speech during a major rally to launch her presidential programme.

    Political uncertainty is knocking the euro, and some experts are advising investors to short the common currency as a hedge against risk.

  • THE HAGUE, Netherlands— Dutch bank ABN Amro says its underlying net profit, which strips out exceptional items, rose 23 percent in the fourth quarter of 2016 to 333 million euros. The bank, which has been restructured and re-privatized following its bailout by the Dutch government in 2008 during the global financial crisis, said Wednesday that operating income...

  • Weakening of marine and protective oil and gas segments: AkzoNobel CEO

    AkzoNobel CEO Ton Büchner discusses his company's fourth-quarter earnings as well as developments in its regional markets.

  • ABN AMRO CEO Kees van Dijkhuizen discusses his company's latest earnings results.

  • Confident for 2017: DSM CEO

    Feike Sijbesma, CEO of DSM, discusses his company's fourth-quarter earnings, and remains positive for 2017, despite "uncertain macroeconomic circumstances."

  • *Protest in north China over building of aluminium plant. LONDON, Feb 14- Copper slipped into the red on Tuesday on hopes strike talks would restart at the world's biggest copper mine in Chile while aluminium touched its highest in 21 months on renewed concerns about potential closures of Chinese smelters to cut pollution. Benchmark copper on the London Metal...

  • *Protest in north China over building of aluminum plant. LONDON, Feb 14- Copper slipped into the red on Tuesday on hopes strike talks would restart at the world's biggest copper mine in Chile while aluminum touched its highest in 21 months on renewed concerns about potential closures of Chinese smelters to cut pollution. Benchmark copper on the London Metal...

  • *OPEC cuts support oil prices above $50 per barrel. LONDON, Feb 14- Oil rose on Tuesday, supported by an OPEC- led effort to cut output while rising production elsewhere kept prices within the narrow ranges that have contained them so far this year. Brent crude was 80 cents higher at $56.39 a barrel by 1425 GMT.

  • *OPEC cuts support oil prices above $50 per barrel. LONDON, Feb 14- Oil strengthened slightly on Tuesday, supported by an OPEC- led effort to cut output while rising production elsewhere kept prices within the narrow ranges that have contained them so far this year. Brent crude was 55 cents higher at $56.14 a barrel by 1220 GMT.

  • *Protest in north China over building of aluminium plant. Benchmark aluminium on the London Metal Exchange climbed 1.8 percent to $1,905 a tonne by 1130 GMT, the highest since May 13, 2015. "It doesn't appear as though production cuts have been implemented, although if the proposed measures are applied this should impact a significant proportion of current...

  • *OPEC cuts support oil prices above $50 per barrel. LONDON, Feb 14- Oil strengthened slightly on Tuesday, supported by an OPEC- led effort to cut output while rising production elsewhere kept prices within the narrow ranges that have contained them so far this year. Brent crude was 45 cents higher at $56.04 a barrel by 0950 GMT.

  • Euro/dollar risk firmly on the downside

    Valentin Marinov, head of G10 FX research at Credit Agricole, discusses how to play the major currencies ahead of this year's European elections.

  • *OPEC cuts support oil prices above $50 per barrel. LONDON, Feb 14- Oil steadied on Tuesday, supported by an OPEC- led effort to cut output while rising production elsewhere kept prices within the narrow ranges that have contained them so far this year. Brent crude was 30 cents higher at $55.89 a barrel by 0830 GMT.

  • LONDON, Feb 13- Lloyds Banking Group is close to selecting Berlin as a European base to secure market access to the European Union when Britain leaves the bloc, sources told Reuters. Lloyds, which declined to comment, is the only major British retail lender without a subsidiary in another EU country and it would be the first major lender to commit to Berlin as a hub to...

  • Elections in the Netherlands, France and potentially Greece over the coming months could all prompt exit talks from the European Union.

  • Lagarde used the example of Matteo Renzi's election in Italy in 2014 to show that populist politicians might not be as bad as people fear.

  • A team of scientists have discovered in a groundbreaking study that how you feel may be linked to your genetic makeup.

  • BRUSSELS, Feb 10- Euro zone lenders and the International Monetary Fund have agreed to put aside differences and present a united front at a meeting with Greece in the latest bailout impasse, a step towards agreeing what Athens must do next. Euro zone officials said on Friday the lenders would ask Greece to take 1.8 billion euros' worth of new reforms by 2018 and...

  • BRUSSELS, Feb 10- Euro zone lenders and the International Monetary Fund have agreed to put aside differences and present a united front at a meeting with Greece in the latest bailout impasse, a step towards agreeing what Athens must do next. Euro zone officials said on Friday the lenders would ask Greece to take 1.8 billion euros' worth of new reforms by 2018 and...