*China seeks $2.4 billion in sanctions against U.S. *Russia reports oil output above OPEC+ quota in September. NEW YORK, Oct 21- Oil prices fell nearly 1% on Monday after comments from a U.S. official stymied hopes that a U.S.- China trade deal would be reached soon, feeding worries that a slowing global economy would reduce demand for oil.
U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson has been prevented from holding a key vote on the Brexit withdrawal deal he recently agreed with Brussels.
The 2016 Brexit vote has delayed business investment decisions and made it more difficult for people to plan their futures — whether that's changing jobs, going on vacation or buying a home.
*Investors eye limited U.S.- China trade deal. LONDON, Oct 21- World shares rose on Monday, as hopes for resolving the U.S.- China trade war and a belief that Britain will avoid a disorderly exit from the European Union gave investors cause for riskier bets. The positive mood in Europe mirrored gains in Asia.
*China seeks $2.4 billion in sanctions against U.S. *Russia reports oil output above OPEC+ quota in September. But adding to tensions, China is now seeking $2.4 billion in retaliatory sanctions against the United States for non-compliance with a WTO ruling in a tariffs case dating back to the Obama era, a published document showed.
The leaders of the other 27 EU nations are expected to take their time in deciding whether to prolong the current Brexit deadline.
*Investors eye limited U.S.- China trade deal. LONDON, Oct 21- World shares nudged higher on Monday, as hopes for progress towards resolving the U.S.- China trade war and a belief that Britain will avoid a disorderly exit from the European Union gave cause for riskier bets. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan rose 0.3%, with Chinese shares...
Vasu Menon of OCBC Bank says he would advise investors to "do nothing" with British assets for now.
LONDON, Oct 21- Euro zone bond yields rose on Monday as investors sold safer assets on the receding risk of a British no-deal exit from the European Union and in the belief that the UK parliament could yet approve a Brexit agreement. Optimism over Brexit negotiations- last week the European Union and Britain agreed a new deal- has fuelled a selloff in euro zone bond...
The British pound erased all of its overnight losses against the dollar on Monday morning.
The United Auto Workers and AB Volvo-owned Mack Truck are set to resume contract negotiations on Monday as at least 3,500 hourly employees across three states continue to strike.
"You can see how investment in the UK has fallen off a cliff, and that is not good as a dynamic part of the economy," UBS Chairman Axel Weber told CNBC.
The developments in Parliament set up a complicated week with just 11 days left until the U.K. is still due to leave the EU.
The House of Commons sat for a historic Saturday session and lawmakers were due to have a "meaningful vote" on Johnson's new deal.
"I think it will get signed quite easily, hopefully by the summit in Chile, where President Xi and I will both be," Donald Trump told reporters at the White House on Friday, without providing details.
U.K. lawmakers will now vote on his draft withdrawal deal in a special Commons sitting on Saturday.
Food producers across Europe are bracing for a financial hit from U.S. tariffs that take effect Friday, and Italy, which has more than doubled its global cheese exports in the past decade, believes it is being unfairly targeted.
*UK parliament to vote on new Brexit deal on Saturday. The pan-European STOXX 600 index finished 0.3% lower and Paris- listed shares lagged the most with a 0.65% decline, hit by weak quarterly results. The warning pushed the wider auto and auto parts index to its biggest percentage drop in two-and-a-half weeks, with added pressure from Sweden's Volvo AB...
*FTSE 100 down 0.4%, FTSE 250 flat. Oct 18- London- listed stocks ended a mixed week on a cautious note ahead of a make-or-break parliamentary vote on Brexit, while InterContinental Hotels and oil stocks weighed on the FTSE 100, which closed 0.4% lower. The FTSE 250' s constituents earn most of their revenue in Britain and the index has risen more than 4% since last week...
LONDON, Oct 18- Euro zone bond yields rose on Friday, a day before the British parliament is due to vote on whether to approve an agreement on the United Kingdom's departure from the European Union. EU leaders unanimously backed a new Brexit agreement with Britain on Thursday, but now British Prime Minister Boris Johnson faces a battle to secure parliament's...