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  • LONDON, July 22- Britain's June 23 referendum decision to leave the European Union has had far-reaching consequences for the world's economy, businesses, investors and politics. July 22 Britain will get a fair deal from the EU that neither punishes nor rewards it for leaving, European Commission Vice President Kristalina Georgieva tells Reuters in an...

  • LONDON, July 22- Britain's June 23 referendum decision to leave the European Union has had far-reaching consequences for the world's economy, businesses, investors and politics. July 22 Britain will get a fair deal from the EU that neither punishes nor rewards it for leaving, European Commission Vice President Kristalina Georgieva tells Reuters in an...

  • LONDON, July 22- Britain's June 23 referendum decision to leave the European Union has had far-reaching consequences for the world's economy, businesses, investors and politics. July 22 Britain will get a fair deal from the EU that neither punishes nor rewards it for leaving, European Commission Vice President Kristalina Georgieva tells Reuters in an...

  • LONDON, July 22- Britain's June 23 referendum decision to leave the European Union has had far-reaching consequences for the world's economy, businesses, investors and politics. July 22 Britain will get a fair deal from the EU that neither punishes nor rewards it for leaving, European Commission Vice President Kristalina Georgieva tells Reuters in an...

  • LONDON, July 22- Since entering Downing Street as Britain's new prime minister last week, Theresa May has quickly dispelled hopes that the UK might change its mind about leaving the European Union. She added later that Britain will take the time it needs to invoke the now notorious Article 50 of Europe's de facto constitution governing a member's divorce from...

  • *Gold may retest support at $1,313- technicals. LONDON, July 22- Gold prices eased on Friday, reflecting tension between an easier global interest rate backdrop and the chance of U.S. monetary policy being tightened before the end of 2016. Bullion has benefited significantly- hitting its highest in two years earlier this month- as central banks from Europe to Japan...

  • *BOJ to only trim FY2017 CPI f'cast to around 1.5 pct- sources. TOKYO, July 22- The Bank of Japan will likely cut next fiscal year's inflation forecast only slightly and largely maintain its upbeat view for 2018 at a policy review next week, sources said, an outlook which could allow it to argue there is no need for imminent monetary easing. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has...

  • Insurers are making contingency plans after Britain's vote last month to leave the EU left them facing the risk they could lose "passporting" rights that enable them to sell their products throughout Europe. "We're looking at getting the licences for our EU reinsurance company in Dublin and have an EU insurance company, which will give us some protection for...

  • Insurers are making contingency plans after Britain's vote last month to leave the EU left them facing the risk they could lose "passporting" rights that enable them to sell their products throughout Europe. "We're looking at getting the licenses for our EU reinsurance company in Dublin and have an EU insurance company, which will give us some protection for...

  • LONDON— Britain's economy appears to be shrinking at its fastest pace since the global financial crisis as a result of the vote to leave the European Union, but the rest of the region is holding up, surveys showed Friday. The findings come as global financial leaders meeting in China identified the uncertainty generated by Britain's decision to exit the EU, the...

  • LONDON, July 22- Euro zone business growth was at its slowest since the start of 2015 this month as stronger performances in the two big economies of Germany and France offset weakness in smaller countries, a survey showed on Friday. While the survey result was not as weak as predicted in a Reuters poll, the slight loss of momentum may be of concern to policymakers at...

  • LONDON, July 22- Expectations of a renewed divergence between Japanese and U.S. monetary policy weighed on the yen on Friday as markets mulled the first major business sentiment surveys on the health of the European economy since last month's Brexit vote. In early trade in London, the yen was down 0.3 percent on the day, having recovered from six-week lows after...

  • LONDON, July 22- European stock markets slipped on Friday, weighed down by falls in mining companies and Swedish construction group Skanska. The STOXX 600 index is up by around 10 percent from a low point reached in June in the immediate aftermath of Britain's shock vote to quit the European Union, but the index remains down by around 7 percent since the start of...

  • July 22- Lloyd's of London insurer Beazley Plc said it is working to get European insurance licences for its Irish reinsurance business to allow it to continue to operate throughout the European Union even if Lloyd's loses access to the bloc. Insurers are making contingency plans after Britain's vote last month to leave the EU left them facing the risk that...

  • LONDON— A damning British parliamentary report has condemned working conditions at a leading sporting goods firm, comparing it to a Victorian workhouse. The report about retail firm Sports Direct says that founder Mike Ashley should be accountable for conditions in which employees were treated like commodities rather than people. Committee chair Iain...

  • BEAZLEY PLC SAYS SWITCH WILL GIVE "SOME PROTECTION" TO EUROPEAN GROWTH, IF LLOYD'S OF LONDON LOSES LICENCES- CEO.

  • LONDON/ ISTANBUL July 21- Turkey's botched coup and an apparent lurch towards authoritarianism is ratting investors and threatens to throw into reverse the hundreds of billions of dollars that have flowed to this once-booming emerging market. In the years after its 2001-2002 financial crisis, Turkey rode a wave of bullishness towards emerging markets, and...

  • LONDON, July 22- Heathrow Airport said the vote to leave the European Union made it more important than ever that Britain's leading airport should be allowed to expand to boost trade links with countries around the world. Britain has spent years pondering whether to expand Heathrow or its rival Gatwick to provide additional capacity in the south east and a...

  • LONDON, July 22- Heathrow Airport said the vote to leave the European Union made it more important than ever that Britain's leading airport should be allowed to expand to boost trade links with countries around the world. Britain has spent years pondering whether to expand Heathrow or its rival Gatwick to provide additional capacity in the south east and a...

  • *German exports to Britain stagnated in Jan-May period. *Britain likely to remain major market for Germany. BERLIN, July 21- Some German companies are holding off making investments in Britain until they know more about the relationship the country will forge with the rest of Europe following the Brexit vote.