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  • FRANKFURT/ VLADIVOSTOK, Russia, Sept 4- Russia's Gazprom and its European partners signed a shareholders' agreement on the Nord Stream-2 gas pipeline project that will run beneath the Baltic Sea to Europe, bringing Europe closer into Moscow's energy orbit, a move criticized by the U.S. energy envoy. Russia provides for around a third of EU energy needs, but around...

  • *Next week's USDA report in view. WINNIPEG, Manitoba, Sept 4- Chicago wheat edged higher after touching a five-year low on Friday, and corn also inched up as investors covered short positions in both grains after recent declines. The modest bounce for grains was due after recent lows, as traders tried to avoid selling too aggressively before next Friday's monthly...

  • *Caterpillar falls after broker downgrade. *Microsoft drags down S&P 500. It was an okay jobs report, but there's worry about China going into the weekend, "said John Augustine, chief investment officer, Huntington Trust in Columbus, Ohio.

  • GENEVA, Sept 4- Five former Geneva wealth managers have paid "substantial compensation" to settle criminal complaints brought by clients whose assets they had invested with U.S. fraudster Bernard Madoff, the Geneva prosecutor's office said on Friday. The case was launched in 2009 against five directors of Aurelia Finance, a Geneva- based private bank that...

  • *Caterpillar falls after broker downgrade. Sept 4- U.S. stocks were down in afternoon trading on Friday as a mixed August jobs report did little to quell investor uncertainty over whether the Federal Reserve will increase rates by mid-September. "With this jobs report, in which below-expectation job creation in August is offset by several factors- including a...

  • The deal is expected to be signed in Paris in December. "Some countries have a GDP per capita of more than $20,000, others have just $400," India's chief negotiator Ravi Prasad told The Associated Press. China and India say the industrialized countries have a historical responsibility for climate change because they've released the most emissions over time,...

  • *Will "comfortably" reach 2015 adj EBIT of over 1.5 bln eur. FRANKFURT, Sept 4- Lufthansa's drive to cut costs on its European routes and invest billions in its fleet are paying off, with the German airline enjoying a better than expected summer, its chief executive told Reuters on Friday. "We have seen the strongest summer ever, business has been substantially better...

  • *Next week's USDA report in view. WINNIPEG, Manitoba, Sept 4- Chicago wheat edged higher after touching a five-year low on Friday, and corn steadied as investors covered short positions in both grains after recent declines. The modest bounce for grains was due after recent lows, as traders tried to avoid selling too aggressively before next Friday's monthly U.S....

  • *Caterpillar falls after broker downgrade. Sept 4- U.S. stocks fell in late morning trading on Friday as a mixed August jobs report did little to quell investor anxiety over the timing an interest rate increase. "With this jobs report, in which below-expectation job creation in August is offset by several factors- including a lower unemployment rate, prior...

  • GENEVA, Sept 4- Criminal complaints in a case related to U.S. fraudster Bernard Madoff have been dropped after "strong compensation" was agreed for the victims, the Geneva prosecutor's office said on Friday.

  • GENEVA PROSECUTOR'S OFFICE SAYS CRIMINAL COMPLAINTS WERE AGAINST FIVE FORMER EXECUTIVES OF A GENEVA WEALTH MANAGEMENT COMPANY, OVER EXCESSIVE ASSETS IN A MADOFF "FEEDER FUND".

  • GENEVA PROSECUTOR'S OFFICE SAYS ALL COMPLAINTS WITHDRAWN IN MADOFF-RELATED CRIMINAL CASE AFTER "STRONG COMPENSATION" AGREED FOR VICTIMS.

  • LONDON, Sept 4- European shares looked set to end the week lower after jobs data from the United States triggered selling pressure as investors try to gauge the timing of the next U.S. rate hike. I think more and more investors blame central banks for not acting in the current environment to bring stabilization, "said Ingo Speich, portfolio manager at Union...

  • BERLIN, Sept 4- Philips Electronics will emerge from its radical transition away from the lighting industry as a more profitable company focused on consumer healthcare, the head of the group's Personal Health business told Reuters. The Dutch conglomerate, which is shedding its lighting business and LED components operation, aims to tap a growing market for...

  • *Caterpillar falls after broker downgrade. Sept 4- Wall Street opened lower on Friday as investors assessed August jobs data, which showed that fewer-than-expected jobs were added to the economy even as unemployment rate dropped to its lowest in more than seven years. The report underscored the U.S. economy's steady recovery in the face of volatile global...

  • FRANKFURT, Sept 4- Germany's Lufthansa is excited by the possibilities offered by the opening up of Iran, especially for its maintenance and catering divisions, the airline group's chief executive told Reuters. Carsten Spohr said he would be travelling to Iran shortly and that talks with partners had intensified. Iran and six world powers struck a deal on...

  • MADRID, Sept 4- Spain is sending a high-level government and business delegation to Iran next week, joining other countries drawn to Tehran by the possibility of lucrative opportunities that could be unlocked by a nuclear deal. Business delegations from around the world have hurried to Tehran since Iran and six major world powers reached a nuclear deal on July...

  • FRANKFURT, Sept 4- A day after Mario Draghi presented a sobering economic outlook for the euro zone, the nervousness coursing through his European Central Bank was underscored by a fellow policy maker. "There is serious uncertainty at the moment because you don't know exactly whether this is a pothole on the road or a landslide," said Ewald Nowotny, the head of...

  • "We are positive that we will comfortably achieve our adjusted EBIT target of more than 1.5 billion euros this year," Carsten Spohr said in an interview at the group's main base in Frankfurt. Lufthansa is changing Germanwings, bringing it under the banner of its new budget unit, Eurowings, where it hopes to lower costs further in order to better compete with the...

  • BERLIN— Germany's BASF SE is reviving a planned asset swap with Russian gas company Gazprom that was called off last December. BASF said Friday that the two companies have agreed to complete the asset swap by the end of this year. The swap will see BASF subsidiary Wintershall transfer its share in a jointly operated natural gas trading and storage business to...