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  • MONTE CARLO, Monaco _ Navios Maritime Midstream Partners LP on Thursday reported second-quarter earnings of $5.9 million. Navios Maritime Midstream shares have climbed 11 percent since the beginning of the year. Keywords: Navios Maritime Midstream, Earnings Report.

  • *H1 operating margin in France unchanged at 1.8 pct. PARIS, July 28- Retail giant Carrefour pledged on Thursday to boost operating margins in its cut-throat domestic market, after posting higher profits from Brazil and southern Europe, and signalled it is open to investors in its loss-making China arm. Half-year operating profit in France fell 3 percent to 312...

  • PARIS/ SYDNEY, July 28- Chicago soybean futures turned lower during European trading on Thursday after weaker than expected weekly U.S. exports and as traders set concerns about dryness in the U.S. The most active soybean futures contract on the Chicago Board of Trade was down 0.3 percent to $9.98-1/ 4 a bushel at the end of the overnight session at 1245 GMT.

  • LONDON— If you spend all day sitting, then you might want to schedule some time for a brisk walk— just make sure you can spare at least an hour. "We cannot stress enough the importance of getting exercise, whether it's getting out for a walk at lunchtime, going for a run in the morning or cycling to work," said Ulf Ekelund of the Norwegian School of Sports Sciences in Norway,...

  • NEW YORK— Sliding ad revenues and costs from shutting down some operations in Paris led to a second-quarter loss at The New York Times Co.. In a statement, New York Times CEO Mark Thompson said he expects digital ad declines to improve in the second half of the year. Overall, the New York- based company reported a second-quarter loss of $211,000, or less than 1 cent per...

  • FRANKFURT, July 28- The euro zone economy has remained surprising resilient to the shock of Britain's vote to leave the European Union, fresh data showed on Thursday, a big contrast to the UK where signs of widespread economic pain are already apparent. Still, Europe is unlikely to escape unscathed, economists argue. "The stability/resilience in the euro area was...

  • July 28- Boeing Co could end production of its iconic 747 aircraft, as the world's biggest plane maker faces falling orders and pricing pressure, according to a regulatory filing. "On the 747 program, we decided to reduce future production expectations and revenue assumptions to account for current and anticipated weakness in the air cargo market," Chief...

  • ISTANBUL— The European Union and journalist associations expressed concern Thursday about a widening crackdown on media in Turkey, calling on Ankara to respect fundamental freedoms. As a candidate nation for EU membership, Turkey "needs to aspire to the highest possible democratic standard and practices, including on the freedom of the media," said EU...

  • PARIS— French energy company EDF Thursday gave the green light to a major nuclear power plant project in southwest England that some consider too costly, including one board member who announced his resignation. As the company's board met throughout the day, unions argued that the 24- billion-euro cost of the Hinkley Point project could put the company at risk.

  • LONDON, July 28- 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. Britain's Foreign and Commonwealth Office is working overtime to persuade people that the country is still a viable international player despite turning its back on the EU.

  • LONDON, July 28- 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. Britain's Foreign and Commonwealth Office is working overtime to persuade people that the country is still a viable international player despite turning its back on the EU.

  • LONDON, July 28- 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. Britain's Foreign and Commonwealth Office is working overtime to persuade people that the country is still a viable international player despite turning its back on the EU.

  • LONDON, July 28- 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. Britain's Foreign and Commonwealth Office is working overtime to persuade people that the country is still a viable international player despite turning its back on the EU.

  • ZURICH/ BRUSSELS, July 28- European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker has let negotiators pursue a deal on curbing an influx of foreigners to Switzerland, diplomats said, keeping alive Swiss hopes of avoiding a rupture with its most important trading partner. The talks are crucial for Switzerland, which has threatened to impose unilateral curbs on...

  • BRUSSELS, July 28- European Union rules limiting remuneration of bankers and financial firms' staff may be too costly for smaller companies and could be reviewed, the European Commission said on Thursday, in a move that addresses concerns raised by banks. Before proposing any changes, Brussels will conduct a study to assess more thoroughly the impact of bonus...

  • LONDON, July 28- 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. Signs of Brexit stress: 1) Dealership Inchcape expects UK car market growth to slow after Brexit. 2) Countrywide, the UK's biggest lettings and estate agency company, warns on full-year...

  • LONDON, July 28- 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. Signs of Brexit stress: 1) Dealership Inchcape expects UK car market growth to slow after Brexit. 2) Countrywide, the UK's biggest lettings and estate agency company, warns on full-year...

  • LONDON, July 28- 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. Signs of Brexit stress: 1) Dealership Inchcape expects UK car market growth to slow after Brexit. 2) Countrywide, the UK's biggest lettings and estate agency company, warns on full-year...

  • LONDON, July 28- 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. Signs of Brexit stress: 1) Dealership Inchcape expects UK car market growth to slow after Brexit. 2) Countrywide, the UK's biggest lettings and estate agency company, warns on full-year...

  • LONDON, July 28- A dollar retreat boosted emerging assets on Thursday, with stocks at new 11- month highs despite fresh wobbles on Chinese equity markets, while the Turkish lira continued its recovery, firming to one-week highs. MSCI's emerging equity index rose 0.25 percent despite pullbacks in Asian markets, where some concern is rising over volatility in...