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  • LONDON, Nov 19- Britain will submit proposals on how to settle its divorce bill with the European Union before an EU summit next month and is expected to negotiate hard, finance minister Philip Hammond said on Sunday. He was speaking three days before he sets out Britain's budget plan, where he will have to find room within tight fiscal constraints to help May...

  • LONDON, Nov 19- Finance minister Philip Hammond said he was hopeful the main parts of Britain's post-Brexit trade deal with the European Union could be agreed "in principle" by March 2019, when the country is due to leave the EU.

  • BRUSSELS— Brexit is still well over a year away but two European cities on Monday will already be celebrating Britain's departure from the European Union. Two major EU agencies now in London— the European Medicines Agency and the European Banking Authority— must move to a new EU city because Britain is leaving the bloc. "I will throw my full weight behind this,"...

  • LONDON, Nov 19- Britain will submit its proposals on how to settle its financial obligations to the European Union before an EU Council meeting next month, finance minister Philip Hammond said on Sunday. British Prime Minister Theresa May was told on Friday that there was more work to be done to unlock Brexit talks, as the European Union repeated an early December...

  • MEXICO CITY, Nov 18- Negotiations in Mexico to update NAFTA have not made much progress on tough U.S. demands that could sink the 1994 trade pact, but the current round of talks are progressing with civility, some participants said on Saturday. Officials from the United States, Canada and Mexico are meeting in Mexico City for the fifth of seven planned rounds to...

  • MEXICO CITY, Nov 18- Negotiations in Mexico to update NAFTA have not made much progress on tough U.S. demands that could sink the 1994 trade pact but the current round of talks are progressing with civility, a well-placed source said on Saturday. Officials from the United States, Canada and Mexico are meeting in Mexico City for the fifth of seven planned rounds to...

  • MEXICO CITY, Nov 18- Negotiators at high stakes talks to update NAFTA have so far kept their tempers but are not making much progress on tough U.S. demands that could sink the 1994 trade pact, a well-placed source said on Saturday. Officials from the United States, Canada and Mexico are meeting in Mexico City for the fifth of seven planned rounds to update the North...

  • MEXICO CITY, Nov 18- Negotiators at high stakes talks to update NAFTA have so far kept their tempers but are not making much progress on tough U.S. demands that could sink the 1994 trade pact, a well-placed source said on Saturday. Officials from the United States, Canada and Mexico are meeting in Mexico City for the fifth of seven planned rounds to update the North...

  • MEXICO CITY, Nov 18- Negotiators at high stakes talks to update NAFTA have so far kept their tempers but are not making much progress on tough U.S. demands that could sink the 1994 trade pact, a well-placed source said on Saturday. Officials from the United States, Canada and Mexico are meeting in Mexico City for the fifth of seven planned rounds to update the North...

  • cuts@ SAO PAULO, Nov 17- The Mexican peso firmed on Friday amid expectations that ongoing NAFTA talks in Mexico City would adopt a slightly more deliberative tone than in the past and focus on low-impact issues. Late on Thursday, Reuters reported that Canada is open to reviewing the North American Free Trade Agreement every five years instead of terminating the...

  • MEXICO CITY, Nov 17- A key round of talks to update the NAFTA trade pact formally opened on Friday, but within hours Canada was complaining about inflexibility by the United States, which is demanding big changes, a union leader said. Canada and Mexico went into the talks prepared to address hard-line U.S. demands that they had previously dismissed as unworkable,...

  • MEXICO CITY, Nov 17- The Trump administration on Friday revised its negotiating objectives for revamping the North American Free Trade Agreement, largely to reflect the demands it has made in NAFTA talks on agriculture, intellectual property and investment. The revised objectives are now in line with U.S. proposals to eliminate Canada's import tariffs on...

  • MEXICO CITY, Nov 17- The Trump administration on Friday revised its negotiating objectives for revamping the North American Free Trade Agreement, largely to reflect the demands it has made in NAFTA talks on agriculture, intellectual property and investment. The revised objectives are now in line with U.S. proposals to largely eliminate Canada's import...

  • *OPEC to meet on Nov. 30 to discuss policy. NEW YORK, Nov 17- Oil rebounded more than 2 percent on Friday after falling for five straight session as a major U.S. crude pipeline was shut and traders anticipated an OPEC deal to extend curbs on production. Prices, however, fell for the first week in six, pressured by rising U.S. output data and doubts that Russia would support...

  • MEXICO CITY, Nov 17- A key round of talks to update the NAFTA trade pact formally opened on Friday with Canada and Mexico seeking to show more flexibility about addressing hard line U.S. demands that they had previously dismissed as unworkable. Negotiators met in Mexico City for the fifth of seven planned rounds that are due to wrap up by the end of March to avoid...

  • MEXICO CITY, Nov 17- A key round of talks to update the NAFTA trade pact formally opened on Friday with Canada and Mexico seeking to show more flexibility about addressing hard line U.S. demands that they had previously dismissed as unworkable. Canada, the source added, was happy to discuss so-called rules of origin governing auto content but insisted the 85...

  • MEXICO CITY, Nov 17- A key round of talks to update the NAFTA trade pact formally opened on Friday with Canada and Mexico showing more flexibility about addressing hardline U.S. demands that they had previously dismissed as unworkable. Canada, the source added, was happy to discuss so-called rules of origin governing auto content but insisted the 85 percent...

  • *OPEC to meet on Nov. 30 to discuss policy. NEW YORK, Nov 17- Oil prices rose about 2 percent on Friday, capping five sessions of losses, on expectations of an OPEC deal to extend curbs on production and the shutting of a major U.S. crude pipeline. Prices were still on track for their first weekly loss in six as rising U.S. output data was compounded by doubts that Russia...

  • SAO PAULO, Nov 17- The Mexican peso firmed as much as 1 percent on Friday amid expectations that ongoing NAFTA talks in Mexico City would adopt a slightly more deliberative tone than in the past and focus on low-impact issues. Late on Thursday, Reuters reported that Canada is open to reviewing the North American Free Trade Agreement every five years instead of...

  • *OPEC to meet on Nov. 30 to discuss policy. *Rising U.S. output counters OPEC- led production cuts. LONDON, Nov 17- Oil prices rose on Friday but were still on track for a week of losses due to concerns about oversupply, as signs of rising U.S. output were compounded by doubts that Russia would support an OPEC deal to extend curbs on production.