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  • SINGAPORE, July 12- Global oil and shipping markets reacted nervously on Tuesday after an international arbitration court ruled against Beijing's claims across large swathes of the South China Sea, fuelling geopolitical tensions in the vital waterway. A tribunal in The Hague, Netherlands, found China had breached the sovereign rights of the Philippines and...

  • LONDON, July 11- British interior minister Theresa May was poised to become the country's next prime minister after her only rival for the leadership of the ruling Conservative Party, Andrea Leadsom, said on Monday she was pulling out of the race. Current prime minister David Cameron said last month he would resign hours after failing in his bid to keep Britain in...

  • SHANGHAI, July 9- The Chinese navy conducted combat drills near its southern island province of Hainan and the Paracel islands in the South China Sea, the Ministry of Defense said on Saturday. The drills come ahead of a July 12 ruling by the Hague- based Permanent Court of Arbitration on a case brought by the Philippines disputing several of China's territory...

  • LONDON, July 7- Royal Dutch Shell has changed its redundancy terms so it can claim tax refunds that some UK workers would otherwise have been able to claim on redundancy payments, internal documents seen by Reuters show. The move comes as the Hague- based oil giant is slashing 5,000 jobs this year following the collapse in oil prices and its merger with smaller UK...

  • AMSTERDAM, July 8- Until the British vote to leave the European Union last month Dutch real estate prices were booming, lifted from the depths of the financial crisis in the last three to four years by a surge in foreign investors seeking better yields. And although there has been no immediate impact on Dutch property prices, Britain's possible departure from the...

  • AMSTERDAM, July 8- Until the British vote to leave the European Union last month Dutch real estate prices were booming, lifted from the depths of the financial crisis in the last three to four years by a surge in foreign investors seeking better yields. And although there has been no immediate impact on Dutch property prices, Britain's possible departure from the...

  • LONDON, July 7- Royal Dutch Shell has changed its redundancy terms so it can claim tax refunds that some UK workers would otherwise have been able to claim on redundancy payments, internal documents seen by Reuters show. The move comes as the Hague- based oil giant is slashing 5,000 jobs this year following the collapse in oil prices and its merger with smaller UK...

  • *EBA and EMA agencies seen leaving London post Brexit. *Milan mayor visits London as EU cities promote themselves. MILAN/ LONDON, July 5- Milan's new mayor Giuseppe Sala will fly into London on Wednesday, stepping up a battle between European cities competing to wrest two prestigious European Union agencies from London in the wake of Britain's vote to leave the...

  • LONDON/ DUBLIN, July 4- Britain has announced plans to cut corporation tax to less than 15 percent in an attempt to cushion the shock of the country's decision to leave the European Union, raising the prospect of competitive tax cuts across the bloc. Confidence in Britain's economy has been hit by the vote to leave the EU and a lower tax rate could help prevent an...

  • *Ireland, Netherlands say they watching closely. *Former WTO boss Lamy: opening salvo in UK- EU talks. LONDON/ DUBLIN, July 4- Britain has announced plans to cut corporation tax to less than 15 percent in an attempt to cushion the shock of the country's decision to leave the European Union, raising the prospect of competitive tax cuts across the bloc.

  • AIX-EN-PROVENCE, France, July 3- French and international policymakers, business leaders and academics gathered from Friday to Sunday in the southern French city of Aix-en-Provence for an annual conference to discuss global economic issues. Below are key comments on the consequences of Britain's referendum vote to leave the European Union.

  • AIX-EN-PROVENCE, France, July 3- French and international policymakers, business leaders and academics gathered from Friday to Sunday in the southern French city of Aix-en-Provence for an annual conference to discuss global economic issues. Below are key comments on the consequences of Britain's referendum vote to leave the European Union.

  • AIX-EN-PROVENCE, France, July 3- French and international policymakers, business leaders and academics gathered from Friday to Sunday in the southern French city of Aix-en-Provence for an annual conference to discuss global economic issues. Below are key comments on the consequences of Britain's referendum vote to leave the European Union.

  • AIX-EN-PROVENCE, France, July 3- French and international policymakers, business leaders and academics gathered from Friday to Sunday in the southern French city of Aix-en-Provence for an annual conference to discuss global economic issues. Below are key comments on the consequences of Britain's referendum vote to leave the European Union.

  • AIX-EN-PROVENCE, France, July 2- French and international policymakers, business leaders and academics are gathered in the southern French city of Aix-en-Provence for an annual three-day conference to discuss global economic issues. Below are key comments on the consequences of Britain's referendum vote to leave the European Union.

  • AIX-EN-PROVENCE, France, July 2- French and international policymakers, business leaders and academics are gathered in the southern French city of Aix-en-Provence for an annual three-day conference to discuss global economic issues. Below are key comments on the consequences of Britain's referendum vote to leave the European Union.

  • AIX-EN-PROVENCE, France, July 2- French and international policymakers, business leaders and academics are gathered in the southern French city of Aix-en-Provence for an annual three-day conference to discuss global economic issues. Below are key comments on the consequences of Britain's referendum vote to leave the European Union.

  • PARIS, July 2- France is working on ways to make Paris a more attractive financial centre to rival the City of London after Britain's vote to leave the European Union, Prime Minister Manuel Valls said on Saturday. "We know that groups based in the City are planning to leave for Dublin, Amsterdam, Frankfurt and Paris. Banks and other financial firms which together...

  • *Some tech firms say they are eying pull back from London. Now high-profile companies are threatening to pull out or slow down plans to enter the UK market, international employees are second-guessing their immigration standing and investors could cut new funding that is the lifeblood of young tech firms. London has become a magnet for tech entrepreneurs...

  • TUESDAY, JUNE 28 SINTRA, Portugal- European Central Bank President Mario Draghi speaks at an European Central Bank Forum on Central Banking "The future of the international monetary and financial architecture"- 0800 GMT. SINTRA, Portugal- European Central Bank board member Benoit Coeure participates in a session "Macroeconomic and monetary challenges" at ECB...