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  • LONDON, Oct 12- Italy's borrowing costs fell to their lowest level in almost three weeks on Thursday after the government in Rome won two confidence votes on a fiercely contested electoral law that is likely to penalise the anti-establishment 5- Star Movement. They also boosted sentiment towards peripheral bonds in a week that has seen tensions between...

  • In that time he has withdrawn the United States from the Trans-Pacific Partnership, threatened to withdraw from the North American Free Trade Agreement and chided Germany for its huge trade surplus. Last month Paris and Rome said they will explore the creation of a Franco-Italian naval defence group, merging French military shipyards company Naval Group...

  • In that time he has withdrawn the United States from the Trans-Pacific Partnership, threatened to withdraw from the North American Free Trade Agreement and chided Germany for its huge trade surplus. Last month Paris and Rome said they will explore the creation of a Franco-Italian naval defense group, merging French military shipyards company Naval Group...

  • In that time he has withdrawn the United States from the Trans-Pacific Partnership, threatened to withdraw from the North American Free Trade Agreement and chided Germany for its huge trade surplus. Last month Paris and Rome said they will explore the creation of a Franco-Italian naval defense group, merging French military shipyards company Naval Group...

  • In that time he has withdrawn the United States from the Trans-Pacific Partnership, threatened to withdraw from the North American Free Trade Agreement and chided Germany for its huge trade surplus. Last month Paris and Rome said they will explore the creation of a Franco-Italian naval defence group, merging French military shipyards company Naval Group...

  • *Italy bond yields fall after govt wins confidence vote. LONDON, Oct 12- The dollar sagged on Thursday after the U.S. "We just had the minutes and saw there was a slightly more dovish take, so there is this ongoing debate about the lack of inflation momentum in the U.S.," said Benjamin Schroeder, senior rates strategist at ING.

  • LONDON, Oct 12- Italy's borrowing costs fell to their lowest level in almost three weeks on Thursday after the government in Rome won two confidence votes on a fiercely contested electoral law that is likely to penalise the anti-establishment 5- Star Movement. They also boosted sentiment towards peripheral bonds in a week that has seen tensions between...

  • Philip Hammond, Britain's finance minister, echoed recent EU assertions when he said that a transition period to some new relationship was a "wasting asset", the value of which would "diminish significantly" for both sides if its form remains unclear to businesses much after the start of the new year. As negotiators in Brussels make little progress before Prime...

  • Philip Hammond, Britain's finance minister, echoed recent EU assertions when he said that a transition period to some new relationship was a "wasting asset", the value of which would "diminish significantly" for both sides if its form remains unclear to businesses much after the start of the new year. As negotiators in Brussels make little progress before Prime...

  • Philip Hammond, Britain's finance minister, echoed recent EU assertions when he said that a transition period to some new relationship was a "wasting asset," the value of which would "diminish significantly" for both sides if its form remains unclear to businesses much after the start of the new year. As negotiators in Brussels make little progress before Prime...

  • Philip Hammond, Britain's finance minister, echoed recent EU assertions when he said that a transition period to some new relationship was a "wasting asset," the value of which would "diminish significantly" for both sides if its form remains unclear to businesses much after the start of the new year. As negotiators in Brussels make little progress before Prime...

  • *Paris closes flat, Frankfurt and Milan down 0.2 and 0.6 pct. Blue-chip indexes in Paris, Frankfurt and Milan closed flat, down 0.2 percent and 0.6 percent respectively, while Madrid's IBEX lagged European peers with a loss of 0.9 percent. The pan-European STOXX 600 was flat, helped by gains in London's FTSE 100, which ended the day up 0.4 percent with strong gains...

  • BRUSSELS— Hail, frost and droughts have hit Europe's grape harvest hard, making it the smallest in 36 years. The two biggest producers, " France and Italy were particularly badly affected," said Thierry Coste, the chairman of Copa-Cogeca wine division. In France, production will be down 18 percent, and in Italy, the biggest wine producer in Europe, it will have sunk by 26...

  • At the same time, he has launched nearly 40 missiles from the area, as part of his accelerated tests of North Korea's nuclear deterrent. "It may sound crazy to outsiders to fire missiles from a place he wants to develop economically, but that's how Kim Jong Un runs his country," said Lim Eul- chul, an expert on the North Korean economy at Kyungnam University in South Korea.

  • *Ofo aims to start launch in Paris round year-end. *Start-up Gobee-bike debuts Paris scheme on Monday. PARIS, Oct 9- China's bike-sharing scheme operator Ofo plans to launch its bicycles in Paris around year-end in a move to become a dominant player in Europe.

  • BRUSSELS, Oct 9- European Union negotiators see no big breakthrough in a new round of Brexit talks from Monday nor when Theresa May attends a summit next week, yet leaders could offer the beleaguered British prime minister a hand, EU officials believe. Talks which began on Monday in Brussels have a thin schedule- British Brexit Secretary David Davis is to meet EU...

  • ATHENS, Oct 9- Greece's largest carrier Aegean Airlines will add 11 new routes in 2018 and choose between Airbus and Boeing planes by the end of this year to renew its fleet, executives said on Monday. "We will need to make a long-term $2.5- $3.0 billion investment decision in the coming months," Vice Chairman Eftyhis Vassilakis told reporters. It will also fly to 11 new...

  • British Prime Minister Theresa May says there is a positive "new dynamic" in Brexit talks with the European Union. She said there had been progress on the rights of EU citizens in Britain and U.K. nationals elsewhere in the bloc— one of the major logjams in negotiations. Divorce talks between Britain and the bloc have become bogged down on details of the divorce...

  • LONDON— Prime Minister Theresa May said Monday there is a positive "new dynamic" in Brexit talks, with Britain and the European Union nearing agreement on the rights of 4 million citizens whose lives will be affected by the split. More than a year has passed since Britain voted to leave the EU, and six months since Britain triggered the two-year countdown to its EU...

  • BRUSSELS, Oct 9- European Union negotiators see no big breakthrough in a new round of Brexit talks from Monday nor when Theresa May attends a summit next week, yet leaders could offer the beleaguered British prime minister a hand, EU officials believe. Underlining low expectations, negotiations starting late on Monday in Brussels have a thin schedule; unlike...