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  • At a summit in Brussels, May met with German Chancellor Angela Merkel, the leaders of Belgium, Denmark, Lithuania and European Council President Donald Tusk, seeking to move the talks onto future relations between Britain and the EU, especially their trade ties. We need to see progress from U.K within 10 days on all issues, including on Ireland. "

  • OSLO, Nov 24- Norway's $1- trillion sovereign wealth fund and Unicef have established a network to strengthen children's rights in the garment and footwear industry, the fund said on Friday. "The network will facilitate dialog, exchange experience of children's rights efforts, and work to increase awareness and acceptance of children's rights," it said.

  • TOKYO, Nov 24- The dollar wobbled in thin trading on Friday, on track for losses against most rivals in a holiday-shortened week as it remained under pressure on the Federal Reserve's cautious view on low U.S. inflation. U.S. markets were closed for the Thanksgiving holiday on Thursday, which was also a national holiday in Japan. The dollar added 0.2 percent against...

  • *Sterling eyes May's visit to Brussels. Otherwise, markets lacked cues from Wall Street, which was closed for the Thanksgiving holiday in the United States on Thursday, and was set to hold a shortened trading session on Friday. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan was almost flat, as Hong Kong shares bucked the softness in the mainland...

  • TOKYO, Nov 24- The dollar wobbled in thin trading on Friday, on track for losses against most rivals in a holiday-shortened week as it remained under pressure on the Federal Reserve's cautious view on low U.S. inflation. U.S. markets were closed for the Thanksgiving holiday on Thursday, which was also a national holiday in Japan. "Hedge funds that close their books...

  • *Sterling eyes May's visit to Brussels. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan ticked down 0.1 percent in early trade, led by 0.3 percent fall in Australian shares. Still, in the very near term, we could be in a phase where patience is needed, "said Hirokazu Kabeya, chief global strategist at Daiwa Securities.

  • FRANKFURT- ECB Bank Supervisory Chief Daniele Nouy speaks at 18. WINONA, Minneapolis- Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis President Neel Kashkari participates in a moderated question-and-answer session before an event hosted by Winona State University- 2330 GMT. **NEW YORK- Federal Reserve Bank of New York President William Dudley participates in a...

  • FRANKFURT- ECB Bank Supervisory Chief Daniele Nouy speaks at 18. WINONA, Minneapolis- Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis President Neel Kashkari participates in a moderated question-and-answer session before an event hosted by Winona State University- 2330 GMT. **NEW YORK- Federal Reserve Bank of New York President William Dudley participates in a...

  • *Germany in political crisis after coalition talks collapse. *EU fears prolonged drift in economic powerhouse Germany. BERLIN, Nov 23- The leader of Germany's Social Democrats came under growing pressure on Thursday to drop his opposition to a new "grand coalition" with Angela Merkel's conservatives, with senior politicians arguing the party had a duty to...

  • *Highest order intake in 5 yrs at 44.29 bln euros. *Expects adj EBIT of 1.8- 2.0 bln euros in 2017/ 18. ESSEN, Germany, Nov 23- Demand for next-generation lifts and car components enabled Thyssenkrupp to report its highest annual order intake in five years as the German firm slowly exits steelmaking.

  • LONDON, Nov 23- Traders are chasing gasoline and diesel cargoes and drawing volumes away from Europe to prepare for a particularly heavy round of refinery works around the world. Buyers from Venezuela to Singapore, still recovering from the loss of millions of barrels in U.S. refining in the autumn due to Hurricane Harvey, are now grappling with upcoming...

  • LONDON, Nov 23- Traders are chasing gasoline and diesel cargoes and drawing volumes away from Europe to prepare for a particularly heavy round of refinery works around the world. Buyers from Venezuela to Singapore, still recovering from the loss of millions of barrels in U.S. refining in the autumn due to Hurricane Harvey, are now grappling with upcoming...

  • LONDON, Nov 23- Sterling edged down from a six-week high on Thursday, with traders largely brushing off cuts to Britain's economic growth forecasts announced in the previous day's budget statement and refocusing on Brexit negotiations. Prime Minister Theresa May will visit Brussels on Friday, where European Union negotiators hope she will run the risk of a...

  • Linxens management recently made presentations to interested parties in China to test their appetite, they said. An adviser is helping the company reach out to the prospective China suitors but there is no formal mandate or sale process at the moment, according to the people. President Donald Trump barred China- backed buyout fund Canyon Bridge from acquiring...

  • LONDON, Nov 23- The euro rose for a third consecutive day on Thursday after breaking through a key technical level when a flurry of European business surveys pointed to a strengthening growth outlook for the region. The euro was up 0.2 percent on the day at $1.1850 against the dollar and not far from a one-month high of $1.1862 set last week in a holiday-shortened...

  • ESSEN, Germany— Facebook is adding 500 more contractors in Germany to review content posted to the social media site, after a new law came into force targeting online hate speech. The company says the staff will work for a service provider called CCC at a new office in the western city of Essen that was formally opened Thursday. Together with an existing office in...

  • BERLIN— Germany's new parliamentary speaker is meeting resistance to his suggestion that lawmakers refrain from tweeting or snapping photos during sessions. Wolfgang Schaeuble, who served as Germany's Finance Minister until being elected parliamentary speaker last month, told lawmakers in a memo that the use of devices "to photograph, tweet or distribute...

  • LONDON, Nov 23- Traders are chasing gasoline and diesel cargoes and drawing volumes away from Europe to prepare for a particularly heavy round of refinery works around the world. Buyers from Venezuela to Singapore, still recovering from the loss of millions of barrels in U.S. refining in the autumn due to Hurricane Harvey, are now grappling with upcoming...

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  • BERLIN— A court is expected to rule Thursday in a case that has exposed a rift within Germany's secretive Albrecht family, owners of the discount supermarket chain Aldi. The company is split into two geographical parts and the dispute centers on the control over Aldi Nord, which operates in northern Germany, Poland, Denmark, France, the Benelux countries and the...