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  • Aug 23- U.S. stock index futures were lower on Wednesday as investors appeared to be in a risk-off mode a day after President Donald Trump said he will shutdown the U.S. government if necessary to build a wall along the border with Mexico. *Trump also said he might scrap the North American Free Trade Agreement with Mexico and Canada. U.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan,...

  • Aug 23- U.S. stock index futures were lower on Wednesday as investors appeared to be in a risk-off mode a day after President Donald Trump said he will shutdown the U.S. government if necessary to build a wall along the border with Mexico. *Trump also said he might scrap the North American Free Trade Agreement with Mexico and Canada. *U.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan,...

  • LONDON, Aug 23- Mexico's peso fell and emerging market stocks lost some traction on Wednesday, after U.S. Suggesting that scrapping NAFTA might jumpstart current renegotiations, Trump said at a political rally in Arizona 150 miles from the Mexican border: "I personally dont think you can make a deal without a termination." Turkey's lira, Russia rouble and South...

  • KUWAIT CITY— Kuwait's state oil company says it has contained an oil spill off the Gulf country's southern coast. The Kuwait Petroleum Company said in a statement carried by the state news agency on Tuesday evening that cleanup teams took steps to break up the spill near power and desalination plants. OPEC member Kuwait has proven oil reserves of more than 100...

  • *OPEC supplies remain high despite pledge to cut output. Libya's Sharara oil field, the country's largest, was gradually restarting on Tuesday after a shutdown, although instability in the country means that output there could be volatile, traders said. Libya's rising output is a headache for the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries, which...

  • *OPEC supplies remain high despite pledge to cut output. Bernstein Research warned that low prices and ample supplies were resulting in low oil industry investment levels. Libya's Sharara oil field, the country's largest, was gradually restarting on Tuesday after a shutdown.

  • *OPEC supplies remain high despite pledge to cut output. Bernstein Research warned that low prices and ample supplies were resulting in low oil industry investment levels. Libya's Sharara oil field, the country's largest, was gradually restarting on Tuesday after a shutdown.

  • *OPEC supplies remain high despite pledge to cut output. Libya's Sharara oil field, the country's largest, was gradually restarting on Tuesday after a shutdown, although instability in the country means that output there could be volatile, traders said. Libya's rising output is a headache for the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries, which...

  • President Donald Trump warned on Tuesday he might terminate the NAFTA trade treaty with Mexico and Canada after three-way talks failed to bridge deep differences. The United States, Canada and Mexico wrapped up their first round of talks on Sunday to revamp the trade pact with little sign of a breakthrough coming. "In a joint statement issued at the end of five...

  • President Donald Trump warned on Tuesday he might terminate the NAFTA trade treaty with Mexico and Canada after three-way talks failed to bridge deep differences. The United States, Canada and Mexico wrapped up their first round of talks on Sunday to revamp the trade pact with little sign of a breakthrough coming. "In a joint statement issued at the end of five...

  • President Donald Trump warned on Tuesday he might terminate the NAFTA trade treaty with Mexico and Canada after three-way talks failed to bridge deep differences. The United States, Canada and Mexico wrapped up their first round of talks on Sunday to revamp the trade pact with little sign of a breakthrough coming. "In a joint statement issued at the end of five...

  • President Donald Trump warned on Tuesday he might terminate the NAFTA trade treaty with Mexico and Canada after three-way talks failed to bridge deep differences. The United States, Canada and Mexico wrapped up their first round of talks on Sunday to revamp the trade pact with little sign of a breakthrough coming. "In a joint statement issued at the end of five...

  • President Donald Trump warned on Tuesday he might terminate the NAFTA trade treaty with Mexico and Canada after three-way talks failed to bridge deep differences. The United States, Canada and Mexico wrapped up their first round of talks on Sunday to revamp the trade pact with little sign of a breakthrough coming. "In a joint statement issued at the end of five...

  • President Donald Trump warned on Tuesday he might terminate the NAFTA trade treaty with Mexico and Canada after three-way talks failed to bridge deep differences. The United States, Canada and Mexico wrapped up their first round of talks on Sunday to revamp the trade pact with little sign of a breakthrough coming. "In a joint statement issued at the end of five...

  • *OPEC supplies remain high despite pledge to cut output. Libya's Sharara oil field, the country's largest, was gradually restarting on Tuesday after a shutdown. Libya's rising output is a headache for the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries, which together with non- OPEC producers including Russia has pledged to hold back around 1.8 million bpd...

  • *OPEC supplies remain high despite pledge to cut output. Bernstein Research warned that low prices and ample supplies were resulting in low oil industry investment levels. Libya's Sharara oil field, the country's largest, was gradually restarting on Tuesday after a shutdown.

  • PARIS, Aug 22- French President Emmanuel Macron will travel to Athens next month to send a message to fellow euro zone leaders about the need to strengthen the currency union, at a time when Greece is emerging from years of economic crisis, French officials said. He will go to Greece on Sept. 7-8 accompanied by French business leaders to promote investment in Greece,...

  • Benchmark Brent crude was up 30 cents at $51.96 a barrel by 1345 GMT. "If the downtrend in oil inventories is maintained, then a bullish case can be made for oil, especially given the ongoing supply restrictions from OPEC and Russia," he added. The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries and non- OPEC producers including Russia have pledged to hold back...

  • LONDON, Aug 22- Oil prices steadied on Tuesday, supported by signs that global supply may be tightening gradually and restrained by rising U.S. shale production. "If the downtrend in oil inventories is maintained, then a bullish case can be made for oil, especially given the ongoing supply restrictions from OPEC and Russia," he added. The Organization of the...

  • LONDON, Aug 22- Oil prices rose on Tuesday, lifted by indications that supply may be tightening gradually, especially in the United States. "If the downtrend in oil inventories is maintained, then a bullish case can be made for oil, especially given the ongoing supply restrictions from OPEC and Russia," he added. The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries...