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  • Canopy Growth operations in Smiths Falls, Ontario.

    The pot industry faces a "massive inflationary bubble," and that means investors have to be careful, a CEO told CNBC at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.

  • *UK electricals sales up 2 pct, mobile sales down 7 pct. LONDON, Jan 22- Dixons Carphone's turnaround plan has made a good start, the British retailer said on Tuesday, reporting a small rise in underlying revenue in the key Christmas period and keeping its full-year profit guidance. The group, which trades as Currys PC World and Carphone Warehouse in Britain, reported...

  • LONDON, Jan 22- Britain's Dixons Carphone said it had made good early progress implementing its new strategy, reporting a small rise in underlying revenue in the key Christmas period and maintaining its profit guidance for the full year. The group, which trades as Currys PC World and Carphone Warehouse in Britain, launched a new strategy last December when it...

  • *Italy would not need to boost revenues even if downturn worsened. BRUSSELS, Jan 21- Italian Economy Minister Giovanni Tria said on Monday that the International Monetary Fund's economic policies, not Italy's,. posed a risk to the global economy. At the meeting, the Dutch minister asked the European Commission why it had put on hold disciplinary proceedings...

  • *Japan loads first Iran oil cargo since U.S. sanctions- Fuji Oil. *VLCC Kisogawa set to arrive in Japan on Feb. 9- data. "After China, South Korea, India and Turkey, Japan also started the process of importing Iranian oil," Abdolnaser Hemmati, the governor of the Central Bank of Iran, said according to the state news agency IRNA.

  • A crew member walks across the deck of oil tanker 'Devon' as it prepares to transfer crude oil from Kharg Island oil terminal to India, in the Persian Gulf, Iran, on Friday, March 23, 2018.

    Japan has started the process of importing Iranian oil, which was suspended due to U.S. sanctions, the governor of Iran's central bank said on Monday.

  • LONDON, Jan 21- Japan has started the process of importing Iranian oil, which was suspended due to U.S. sanctions, the governor of Iran's central bank said on Monday. "After China, South Korea, India and Turkey, Japan also started the process of importing Iranian oil," Abdolnaser Hemmati was quoted as saying by the state news agency IRNA. However, exemptions have been...

  • *OPEC report indicates head start on production cut pact. *Washington considers rolling back China import tariffs- WSJ. OPEC along with other producers including Russia agreed last year to output cuts effective Jan. 1 to avert a glut.

  • LONDON, Jan 17- Italy's short-dated government bond yields hit their lowest levels in half a year on Thursday, bolstered by this week's successful bond sale, while Greek bonds also shone after Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras survived a no confidence vote. Most notably, Italy's two-year bond yield briefly touched its lowest level since before the heavy sell-off...

  • LONDON, Jan 17- A rally in peripheral euro zone bonds gathered momentum on Thursday, bolstered by successful bond sales from Italy and Spain and extending to Greece after prime minister Alexis Tsipras survived a no confidence vote in parliament. Italy's government bond yields fell the most and were down up to 6.5 basis points across the curve.

  • The political situation is still fragile for Tsipras, whose party has only 145 seats in the Greek parliament — making him leader of a minority government.

  • *Spain sells 4.6 bln euros of bonds at auction. Euro zone bond markets have taken their cue this week from Britain, where gilt yields rose on Wednesday after the parliament rejected Prime Minister Theresa May's withdrawal agreement with the European Union. Peter Chatwell, rates strategist at Mizuho said that any optimism on UK politics was "sorely misplaced."

  • *Italy sells 10 bln euros in its biggest bond deal. *Italy bond yields lower outperform peers. LONDON, Jan 16- Italy's bond yields tumbled on Wednesday after record demand for a new 15- year bond a day earlier, while a selloff in UK gilts after a hefty parliamentary defeat for Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit plans hurt broader euro zone debt markets.

  • *Italy hires banks for new 15- yr bond deal. LONDON, Jan 14- Record investor demand for the year's first wave of euro zone government bond sales sets the stage for new debt issuance from Italy and Spain, whose debt agencies are keen to capitalize on the conducive environment, bankers said. Spain is expected to follow with a syndicated bond next week, bankers told...

  • CAIRO, Jan 14- Israel will begin exporting natural gas to Egypt in a few months' time, Energy Minister Yuval Steinitz said on Monday, a key step in the country's plans to sell its expanding gas production abroad and bolster diplomatic ties. Israel has discovered vast amounts of gas since the early 2000 s, signing deals to export to Egypt and Jordan.

  • *Italy hires banks for new 15- yr bond deal. LONDON, Jan 14- Record investor demand for the year's first wave of euro zone government bond sales sets the stage for new debt issuance from Italy and Spain, whose debt agencies are keen to capitalise on the conducive environment, bankers said. Spain is expected to follow with a syndicated bond next week, bankers told...

  • Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras gets out his car as he arrives at the European Council in Brussels on October 18, 2018.

    The vote raises questions about the future of Tsipras' leadership and whether a snap election in the highest indebted euro zone economy could be just around the corner.

  • Central to this is the situation in France, where people have taken to the streets in recent weeks wearing brightly coloured "gilets jaunes" or "yellow vests", protesting against President Emmanuel Macron's economic policies. In response, Macron pledged tax cuts for pensioners and minimum wage increases that will cost France an additional 8- 10 billion euros.

  • The Australian Federal Police emblem seen during a 2014 press conference.

    Australian police said on Thursday they had arrested a 48-year-old man for sending as many as 38 suspicious packages to diplomatic embassies and consulates across the country.

  • The United States withdrew from a nuclear deal with Iran last year and snapped sanctions in place to choke Irans oil and banking industries, while temporarily allowing eight customers to keep buying crude from the Islamic Republic. "China, India, Japan, South Korea and other countries that were granted waivers from America to import Iranian oil are not willing...