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  • LONDON, Nov 6- World shares and the dollar steadied on Tuesday as investors waited for the U.S. election result, while uncertainty over Greece's next aid payment kept the euro at a two-month low. The MSCI index of world stocks was steady at 329.88 points as European markets opened.

  • LONDON, Nov 6- Stronger technology stocks helped European equities to edge higher on Tuesday, although uncertainty around the outcome of the U.S. presidential election is expected to cap moves throughout the session. These are good levels to buy,'' Philippe Gijsels, head of research at BNP Paribas Fortis Global Markets in Brussels, said.

  • *NYSE net quarterly revenue off 21 pct to $559 mln. LONDON, Nov 6- NYSE Euronext, the world's largest stock exchange operator, reported net revenue down 21 percent to $559 million for the third quarter, citing weaker trading in the United States and Europe.

  • *NYSE net quarterly revenue off 21 pct to $559 mln. *NYSE Euronext earnings per share at $0.44. LONDON, Nov 6- NYSE Euronext, the world's largest stock exchange operator, reported net revenue down 21 percent to $559 million for the third quarter, citing weaker trading in the United States and Europe.

  • MEXICO CITY, Nov 5- International groups tasked with safeguarding the world banking system conceded they would miss a deadline for new rules aimed at limiting risk and boosting transparency in the $648 trillion over-the-counter swaps market.

  • MEXICO CITY/ LONDON, Nov 5- International watchdogs, working to tighten-up global regulation after the financial crisis, are moving ahead with plans to extend their reach to ``shadow banks'' such as money-market funds that handle trillions of dollars in short-term investments.

  • The two top interlocutors are the International Monetary Fund in Washington and the European Central Bank in Frankfurt, far outstripping the politicians officially in charge of running the 17- nation single currency area.

  • LONDON, Nov 5- Copper hit two-month lows on Monday as the U.S. presidential election, a leadership transition in China and two central bank meetings this week kept risk-prone investors on the sidelines of financial markets.

  • NEW YORK, Nov 5- Oil prices rose on Monday in very choppy trading as investors remained cautious ahead of the U.S. presidential election and with the recovery from Hurricane Sandy under way in the affected East Coast region.

  • *Greece, U.S. elections underpin demand for safety. LONDON, Nov 5- Two-year German bond yields fell below zero on Monday as low-risk assets rallied before an uncertain U.S. presidential election and another make-or-break parliamentary vote in Greece.

  • LONDON, Nov 5- A U.S. fine for anti-money laundering rule breaches could cost HSBC significantly more than $1.5 billion and is likely to lead to criminal charges, Europe's biggest bank said on Monday.

  • LONDON, Nov 5- European shares fell on Monday, as mounting provisions at HSBC hit banks while political uncertainty in Greece also impacted sentiment, with investors avoiding taking large, new positions before the U.S. election.

  • NEW YORK, Nov 5- The pace of growth in the U.S. services sector slowed modestly in October, though a measure of employment improved to its highest in seven months, underscoring expectations the economic recovery will remain modest.

  • NEW YORK, Nov 5- The expansion in the vast U.S. services sector slowed slightly last month, suggesting growth in the world's largest economy would remain modest, while activity in China's services industry also waned.

  • LONDON, Nov 5- International tourist arrivals grew 4 percent between January and August year-on-year and are heading for the 1 billion mark for the first time by December, the UN World Tourism Organization said on Monday.

  • *Robusta hits 8- month low as Vietnam harvest weighs. January robusta coffee futures were off $24 or 1.2 percent at $1,940 a tonne at 1459 GMT after earlier touching $1,935, the lowest level for the second-month since March 7.

  • *Hong Kong's gold shipments to China jump in September. The U.S. elections will be closely watched by financial markets, with incumbent Barack Obama seen as more supportive of continued stimulus measures, while Republican challenger Mitt Romney is expected not to favour additional easing.

  • LONDON, Nov 5- Oil prices dipped towards $105 a barrel on Monday as investors remained cautious ahead of the U.S. presidential election and eyed demand destruction after Superstorm Sandy, whilst a stronger dollar also weighed.

  • LONDON, Nov 5- Stick, twist or fold? ``The total wallet back at the peak was about $14 billion for the banking sector in commodities trading. There were 10-14 banks when it was at $14 billion, now there are really five relevant ones,'' said David Silbert, who leads commodities trading at Deutsche Bank.

  • LONDON, Nov 5- Stick, twist or fold? ``The total wallet back at the peak was about $14 billion for the banking sector in commodities trading. There were 10-14 banks when it was at $14 billion, now there are really five relevant ones,'' said David Silbert, who leads commodities trading at Deutsche Bank.