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  • NEW YORK— An automated teller machine. It was a radical move when Barclays installed cash machines in a London suburb in 1967. "The ATM tapped into that innate force in people that gives gratification for doing a task on their own and it grew from there," said Charles Kane, a professor at the MIT Sloan School of Management.

  • The XC40, which will first be produced at Volvo's plant in Belgium and later also in China, is a direct competitor to the Audi Q3, BMW X1, Mercedes GLA and the Jaguar E-PACE. Deliveries in Europe will start in the middle of the first quarter of 2018, in the United States by the end of March and in China by early May. Since it was bought from Ford by Zhejiang Geely Holding...

  • BRUSSELS, Sept 21- Spain's EU partners fear a mounting crisis over Catalans' latest push for independence, and their public support for Mariano Rajoy belies some disquiet that the conservative prime minister's hardline tactics might backfire. Few foreign leaders will speak out on a domestic dispute in which government and courts in Madrid say the Catalan...

  • BRUSSELS, Sept 21- Spain's EU partners fear a mounting crisis over Catalans' latest push for independence, and their public support for Mariano Rajoy belies some disquiet that the conservative prime minister's hardline tactics might backfire. Few foreign leaders will speak out on a domestic dispute in which government and courts in Madrid say the Catalan...

  • BRUSSELS, Sept 21- Spain's EU partners fear a mounting crisis over Catalans' latest push for independence, and their public support for Mariano Rajoy belies some disquiet that the conservative prime minister's hardline tactics might backfire. Few foreign leaders will speak out on a domestic dispute in which government and courts in Madrid say the Catalan...

  • BRUSSELS, Sept 21- Spain's EU partners fear a mounting crisis over Catalans' latest push for independence, and their public support for Mariano Rajoy belies some disquiet that the conservative prime minister's hardline tactics might backfire. Few foreign leaders will speak out on a domestic dispute in which government and courts in Madrid say the Catalan...

  • *OPEC meeting in Vienna on Friday. *OPEC to discuss potential extension of production cuts. "The bull run in the oil market is running out of steam as unease builds ahead of tomorrow's OPEC/ non- OPEC meeting," said Stephen Brennock, analyst at London brokerage PVM Oil Associates.

  • *Airline sparked wave of anger with 2,000 flight cancellations. DUBLIN, Sept 21- Ryanair boss Michael O'Leary on Thursday scrambled to placate pilots and reassure investors as the airline's annual general meeting was dominated by the cancellation of 2,000 flights in a "cock-up" that exposed major staffing issues. The often outspoken CEO told investors that no...

  • BUDAPEST/ PRAGUE, Sept 21- Hungarian government debt yields fell to new record lows and the forint led Central European currencies lower on Thursday after the Federal Reserve signalled balance-sheet tightening and one more rate hike in 2017. Tighter Fed policy would make risky assets in emerging markets, including the European Union's eastern members,...

  • *Tsipras has battled Greece's creditors since winning power. *Government planning "new Greece" after bailout exit. Since taking power in early 2015, he has spent most of his days and nights in firefighting mode, battling Greece's creditors to renegotiate the harsh terms of a series of bailout deals.

  • *Eldorado cites "constructive" talks with Greece. *Athens seeks solution via arbitration. ATHENS, Sept 21- Eldorado Gold on Thursday postponed a decision to freeze its investment in Greece, saying that talks with the country's leftist-led government, which granted it key permits last week, were "constructive".

  • Sept 21- The United Arab Emirates' civil aviation regulator is investigating why an Emirates Airbus A380 superjumbo flew dangerously low when approaching Moscow's Domodedovo Airport last week. The General Civil Aviation Authority said its air accident investigation unit is treating the Sept. 10 episode as a serious incident, an internationally...

  • Sept 21- The United Arab Emirates' civil aviation regulator is investigating why an Emirates Airbus A380 superjumbo flew dangerously low when approaching Moscow's Domodedovo Airport last week. The General Civil Aviation Authority said its air accident investigation unit is treating the Sept. 10 episode as a serious incident, an internationally...

  • Sept 21- The United Arab Emirates' civil aviation regulator is investigating why an Emirates Airbus A380 superjumbo flew dangerously low when approaching Moscow's Domodedovo Airport last week. The General Civil Aviation Authority said its air accident investigation unit is treating the Sept. 10 episode as a serious incident, an internationally...

  • Sept 21- The United Arab Emirates' civil aviation regulator is investigating why an Emirates Airbus A380 superjumbo flew dangerously low when approaching Moscow's Domodedovo Airport last week. The General Civil Aviation Authority said its air accident investigation unit is treating the Sept. 10 episode as a serious incident, an internationally...

  • JUDABERG, Norway, Sept 21- The Norwegian island of Finnoey has the highest density of electric cars in the world. Twenty-nine percent of all new car registrations in Norway were fully electric or plug-in hybrids last year, according to the International Energy Agency, far ahead of the Netherlands in second on 6.4 percent and Sweden in third on 3.4.

  • Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen speaks during a press conference after the Federal Open Market Committee meetings in Washington, DC, on September 20, 2017.

    Our live blog is tracking market reaction as the dollar rises and Wall Street falls after the Federal Reserve outlined plans to tighten monetary policy.

  • MUNICH, Sept 21- Siemens is in talks to merge its rail business with that of either Alstom or Bombardier and will pick a preferred partner within days for further negotiations, a person familiar with the matter told Reuters on Thursday. Rail mergers have become a trend over the last few years as global companies seek to contain costs and Western ones struggle with...

  • THE HAGUE, Netherlands— An appeals court has upheld the Dutch government's ban on a former Uber ride-hailing service in the Netherlands. Uber halted the service in 2015 in the Netherlands. Other countries, including France and Germany, also have banned UberPop.

  • BRUSSELS/ LONDON, Sept 21- Hurricane Harvey's crippling impact on U.S. oil refinery operations this month and the challenge buyers faced in filling the gap in gasoline supplies has exposed a shortage of spare refining capacity around the globe. Global refining is considered to be running at its maximum when capacity utilisation is 85.5 percent, the highest...