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  • *Chicago soybeans set to rise for four out five sessions. SINGAPORE, Jan 23- Chicago soybean futures rose on Wednesday, set to gain for four out of five sessions with prices underpinned as dry weather curbs yields in top exporter Brazil. The most-active soybean contract on the Chicago Board of Trade had risen 0.3 percent to $9.12 a bushel by 0325 GMT, having closed...

  • LONDON, Jan 23- British trade minister Liam Fox will use a two-day trip to the World Economic Forum in Davos to meet trade ministers from around the world to discuss rolling over existing EU trade agreements after Britain leaves the bloc, his office said. With little time left until the United Kingdom is due to leave the European Union on March 29, there is no...

  • Chicago Board of Trade March soybean futures settled down 7-1/ 2 cents at $9.09-1/ 4 a bushel after dipping to $8.99-1/ 2, breaking below chart support at the contract's 50- day moving average near $9.06. Soybeans and corn tumbled after the Financial Times reported that the Trump administration rejected an offer from China for preparatory trade talks this week...

  • fraud@ LONDON, Jan 22- Broker ED&F Man has filed a $284 million lawsuit against two Hong Kong companies, alleging that they knowingly provided fraudulent warehouse receipts for nickel stored in Asia, court documents show. The two Hong Kong firms, Come Harvest Holdings Ltd and Mega Wealth International Trading Ltd, have denied the charges. News of the filing comes...

  • *Saudi Arabia crude exports rise to 8.2 mln bpd in Nov. *Russia's Novak will not attend Davos- Energy Ministry. HOUSTON, Jan 22- Oil prices dropped about 2 percent on Tuesday over concerns the world's stumbling economy could pinch fuel demand as U.S. shale fields surge and cuts by Russia come in below expectations.

  • As of 12:48 p.m. CST, Chicago Board of Trade March soybean futures were down 9-3/ 4 cents at $9.07 a bushel after dipping to $8.99-1/ 2, breaking below chart support at the contract's 50- day moving average near $9.06. "Wheat remains positive as Black Sea supplies tighten amid talk of managing shipments, and amid rumors of Chinese interest in 3 to 7 million metric...

  • *Saudi Arabia crude exports rise to 8.2 mln bpd in Nov. *Russia's Novak will not attend Davos- energy ministry. HOUSTON, Jan 22- Oil prices fell 3 percent on Tuesday over concerns the world's stumbling economy could pinch fuel demand as U.S. crude output climbs to new heights and cuts by Saudi Arabia and its allies are smaller than advertised.

  • *Hugo Boss shines after reassuring results. LONDON, Jan 22- European shares extended their slide on Tuesday as growth worries weighed on global markets while results from Switzerland's UBS dragged on the banking sector. Oil prices also fell after the International Monetary Fund trimmed its global growth forecasts and a survey showed mounting pessimism...

  • *China's oil demand seen slowing as GDP growth weakest since 1990. *Saudi Arabia crude exports rise to 8.235 mln bpd in Nov. HOUSTON, Jan 22- Crude prices tumbled more than 3 percent on Tuesday over concerns that China's slowing economy could curtail fuel demand worldwide as forecasters predicted weaker global growth amid the U.S.- China trade war.

  • *UK shareholders will no longer count towards this after Brexit. LONDON, Jan 22- Airlines that will no longer be majority owned by EU nationals once Britain leaves the European Union face the threat of losing their right to fly within the bloc after Brexit due to share ownership rules. They are all trying to reach the 50 percent plus 1 threshold for non- UK EU...

  • LONDON/ FRANKFURT, Jan 22- Colfax Corp is pressing ahead with plans to sell its air and gas handling unit Howden as part of a shift to focus on the medical devices industry and has hired Goldman Sachs to handle the process, four sources close to the matter told Reuters. Colfax is hoping to fetch about 1.5 billion pounds from the sale of the business, which employs more...

  • MOSCOW, Jan 22- Two ships ablaze in the Black Sea region, leaving at least 10 crew dead, caught fire while transferring fuel mid-sea after one vessel was barred from using its usual port in southern Russia due to U.S. sanctions risk, two sources told Reuters. The vessels, which caught fire on Monday, have the same names as two gas-transporting tankers, the Maestro and...

  • *China's 2018 GDP expansion weakest since 1990. *South Korea's economic growth slows to six-year low. LONDON, Jan 22- Oil prices fell more than 2 percent on Tuesday on signs that an economic slowdown in China is spreading, stoking concerns about global growth and fuel demand.

  • LONDON, Jan 22- British workers' pay grew at the fastest pace in over 10 years and employment jumped much more than expected in the three months to the end of November, contrasting with other signs of an economic slowdown ahead of Brexit. With little time left until Britain is due to leave the EU on March 29, there is no agreement in London on how it should exit the...

  • LONDON, Jan 22- British workers' pay grew at the fastest pace in over 10 years and employment jumped much more than expected in the three months to the end of November, contrasting with other signs of an economic slowdown ahead of Brexit. With little time left until Britain is due to leave the EU on March 29, there is no agreement in London on how it should exit the...

  • BRUSSELS, Jan 22- Smaller European Union states led by Luxembourg on Tuesday pushed to block a plan to strengthen EU financial regulators' grip over money managers ahead of Brexit. At a meeting of EU finance ministers, large EU states including France, Germany, Italy and Spain insisted on agreeing the reform before European elections in May.

  • LONDON, Jan 22- The euro struggled near a three-week low on Tuesday as weak data and a cut in European growth forecast by the International Monetary Fund prompted investors to turn bearish on the single currency. "The outlook for the euro has become a bit more cautious and that is reflected in the positioning data," said Kamal Sharma, director of G10 FX strategy at...

  • *China's 2018 GDP expansion weakest since 1990. *South Korea's economic growth slows to six-year low. LONDON, Jan 22- Oil prices fell nearly 2 percent on Tuesday on signs that an economic slowdown in China is spreading, stoking concerns about global growth and fuel demand.

  • DAVOS, Switzerland, Jan 22- The head of Swedish ferry operator Stena AB fears major disruption in the event of a hard Brexit but is still hoping that politicians can come up with a solution that allows business as usual. The comments from Carl-Johan Hagman, little over two months before the March 29 Brexit date, highlighted growing disquiet among businesses that...

  • LONDON, Jan 22- British workers saw their pay grow at the fastest pace in over 10 years and employment jumped much more than expected in the three months to the end of November, contrasting with other signs of an economic slowdown ahead of Brexit. With little time left until Britain is due to leave the EU on March 29, there is no agreement in London on how it should exit...