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  • June 30- Wall Street was set to open little changed on Thursday as investors shift their focus to broader economic factors such as oil prices and Brexit fears take a back seat. The three major indexes have recouped more than half of the losses suffered after a shock vote by Britain to leave the European Union. "After the two days of strong rally, the market is going to...

  • *The three major indexes have recouped more than half of the losses suffered after a shock vote by Britain to leave the European Union. In a two-day panic selloff after the vote, global markets lost about $3 trillion in value. *St. Louis president James Bullard is expected to speak on U.S. monetary policy outlook in London at 3:15 p.m. ET.

  • *The three major indexes have recouped more than half of the losses suffered after a shock vote by Britain to leave the European Union. In a two-day panic selloff after the vote, global markets lost about $3 trillion in value. *St. Louis president James Bullard is expected to speak on U.S. monetary policy outlook in London at 3:15 p.m. ET.

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  • June 10- Monsanto Co, the world's largest seed company, has still not opened its books more than two weeks after it rejected Bayer AG's $62 billion acquisition offer but left the door open to a possible deal, according to people familiar with the matter. The impasse shows that little progress in negotiations has been made since Monsanto on May 24 turned down its...

  • "Given the strong possibility of privileges being curtailed, it is highly likely that will be required to incur substantial expense" in finding a substitute for self-bonds, an environmental collective said in a limited objection filed with the U. S Bankruptcy Court in St. Louis late on Thursday. The plan should not "relieve the responsibility" of a future owner or...

  • NEW YORK, June 1- U.S. mining stocks are shining after five dull years but the options market shows that some traders fear this year's bounce of more than 40 percent in the sector has been overdone. The largest block of open contracts is comprised of bets on the fund's shares dropping 7 percent to under $20 by mid-September. "The bounce in commodities is probably...

  • WASHINGTON, May 31- The U.S. Supreme Court dealt a setback to federal authorities on environmental law by ruling on Tuesday that property owners can challenge the government over the need for costly permits under a water protection statute in a Minnesota peat mine dispute. The court decided 8-0 in favor of North Dakota- based Hawkes Co Inc, which challenged a U.S....

  • LONDON, May 27- Monsanto boss Hugh Grant could land more than $70 million if the world's largest seed company is taken over by German chemicals giant Bayer AG. The U.S. firm said it was open to engaging in further negotiations with Bayer after turning down its $62 billion bid as "incomplete and financially inadequate" this week. That $122- per-share offer would allow...

  • May 24- Duracell has failed in its effort to dismiss a lawsuit claiming it violated Energizer Holdings Inc's trademark rights by using a pink bunny on battery packages that closely resembled the sunglass-clad, drum-beating Energizer Bunny. District Judge Carol Jackson in St. Louis said Duracell, recently bought by Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc,...

  • NEW YORK, May 24- Monsanto Co, the world's largest seed company, will reject Bayer AG's $62 billion acquisition bid and seek a higher price, two people familiar with the matter said on Tuesday. Monsanto shares rose 1.5 percent to $107.61 in late morning trading in New York, but remain far below Bayer's bid price, underscoring investor skepticism that a deal will be...

  • Risk-appetite was further weakened by receding expectations that Japan can act to weaken its currency after a fresh warning from the United States last week against intervention. That sentiment was reinforced by comments from Japanese Finance Minister Taro Aso, who said on Tuesday that Japan has no intention to devalue the yen sharply and consistently.

  • *Fed's John Williams sees 2-3 rate hikes in 2016. May 23- Wall Street ended lower on Monday as a bounce in Apple failed to offset concerns that the U.S. San Francisco Fed President John Williams and his St. Louis counterpart, James Bullard, both struck hawkish tones in separate appearances on Monday.

  • *Fed's John Williams sees 2-3 rate hikes in 2016. May 23- Wall Street edged higher on Monday as a bounce in Apple helped offset growing concerns that the U.S. San Francisco Fed President John Williams and his St. Louis counterpart, James Bullard, both struck hawkish tones in separate appearances on Monday.

  • LONDON, May 23- Stocks, oil and yields on government bonds all fell on Monday, reversing some of their recent gains as investors began the week in a cautious mood, still grappling with the possibility that U.S. interest rates could soon be raised. The FTSEuroFirst 300 index of leading shares, Germany's DAX and France's CAC 40 all shed around 0.8 percent, and Britain's...

  • LONDON, May 23- Stocks seesawed on Monday while oil, the dollar and bond yields all fell as investors began the week cautious about prospects that U.S. interest rates could soon be raised. The FTSEuroFirst 300 index of leading shares, Germany's DAX and France's CAC 40 all fell as much as 1 percent in early trade but then rebounded into positive territory.

  • MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan was up 0.6 percent, after U.S. shares rallied on Friday, shrugging off growing expectations of further tightening in monetary policy. But Japan's Nikkei stock index ended down 0.5 percent on worrying economic data and reports that Japan's sales tax increase would be implemented after all, quashing...

  • MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan rose 0.6 percent, after U.S. shares rallied on Friday, shrugging off growing expectations of further tightening in monetary policy. But Japan's Nikkei stock index extended losses, shedding 1.1 percent on worrying economic data and reports that Japan's sales tax increase would proceed as planned.

  • TOKYO, May 23- Asian shares rose on Monday after a solid session on Wall Street, while the dollar held near recent highs against major rivals as investors bet that the U.S. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan rose 0.2 percent, after Wall Street rallied on Friday, shrugging off growing expectations of tighter monetary policy.

  • Federal Reserve policymakers in the coming week to gauge how soon they will raise interest rates, while European finance ministers look set to agree on more aid for cash-strapped Greece. The main Fed speaker in the coming week will be Chair Janet Yellen, who appears at a panel event hosted by Harvard University on Friday. Fed branch presidents including those...