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  • MEXICO CITY, Dec 11- Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador's declaration of war on "neo-liberal" economics has shaken investors holding Petroleos Mexicanos bonds, fueling concern about the future of the highly-indebted state oil company he has pledged to revive. Fitch and Moody's have in recent weeks flagged concerns about Pemex's $106 billion of...

  • The bill proposed by the congressmen- Mike Gallagher, a Wisconsin Republican, and Ruben Gallego, a Democrat from Arizona- would require that an affected company establish "a pattern of compliance" for the ban to be lifted, according to a news release.

  • WASHINGTON, Dec 11- U.S. lawmakers have reached an agreement on a farm bill that leaves out a proposal to tighten food stamps criteria backed by President Donald Trump, and offers some financial certainty to farmers suffering from the U.S. trade war with China. The final text shows Republicans in the lame duck Congress had to walk back from some of their demands, the...

  • *China, U.S. discuss next stage of trade talks; boost yields. Treasury yields rose on Tuesday, as equities bounced amid positive developments in trade negotiations between the United States and China. On Tuesday, China and the United States discussed a road map for the next stage of their trade talks during a telephone call between Chinese Vice Premier Liu He, U.S.

  • "McDonald's iconic position and the fact that they're the largest single global purchaser of beef make it hugely important," said David Wallinga, a senior health adviser for the environmental group Natural Resources Defense Council. The Animal Health Institute, which represents pharmaceutical companies such as Merck& Co, said it supported "judicious" use of...

  • *Russia outlines gradual cut as part of OPEC+ deal. Equities reacted first, taking oil prices down with it, "said John Kilduff, a partner at Again Capital Management in New York. Prices rose over $1 a barrel earlier in the session after Libya's National Oil Company declared a force majeure on exports from the country's biggest oilfield, which was seized last weekend...

  • SAO PAULO, Dec 11- Brazil's fourth-largest airline, Avianca Brasil, filed for bankruptcy protection on Monday, saying its operations had been threatened by potential repossession of aircraft, according to a legal document seen by Reuters. Avianca Brasil is independent but shares the same owner as the better-known Avianca Holdings SA, a publicly listed...

  • WASHINGTON, Dec 11- The Trump administration is considering issuing a new travel advisory for China to caution American business executives and other citizens, following Canada's arrest of the chief financial officer of China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd at the request of the U.S. government, two sources said on Tuesday.

  • It is the first time former executives of a multinational company working in Argentina during the dictatorship have been convicted of crimes against humanity, one of the lawyers, Tomas Ojea Quintana, told Reuters in a telephone interview. Ford Argentina said in a statement it was not part of the case and had participated fully with prosecutors.

  • MONTREAL, Dec 11- New Jersey Transit's board will decide on Wednesday whether to award the first part of an order for up to 999 cars worth as much as $3.6 billion to Bombardier, a copy of the agency's Dec. 12 agenda shows. The deal also includes options for up to 636 vehicles for New Jersey and an additional 250 cars for the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation...

  • WASHINGTON, Dec 11- China has indicated it will cut tariffs on U.S.-made autos and car parts, a Trump administration official said on Tuesday, adding that Washington is still awaiting formal documentation of the reduction and details on timing of the move.

  • *Russia outlines gradual cut as part of OPEC+ deal. Equities reacted first, taking oil prices down with it, "said John Kilduff, a partner at Again Capital Management in New York. Prices rose over $1 a barrel earlier in the session before the stock market pulled back and after Libya's National Oil Company declared a force majeure on exports from the country's biggest...

  • WASHINGTON, Dec 11- Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Tuesday said that the massive agriculture spending legislation that also provides funds for food stamps was quickly progressing in the chamber.

  • "All indications seem to be that you should see an announcement here at least for China to buy enough beans to replenish reserves," said Terry Linn, analyst with Linn& Associates, a Chicago brokerage. U.S. soybean exports to China, by far the world's largest buyer, collapsed after China slapped tariffs on U.S. supplies as the trade war between the two countries heated...

  • VANCOUVER/ BEIJING, Dec 11- Canada confirmed on Tuesday that one of its citizens was detained in China but said it saw no explicit connection to the arrest in Vancouver of a top executive at Chinese telecoms giant Huawei Technologies Co. Canadian analysts had predicted China would retaliate after Meng's arrest last week at the request of U.S. authorities.

  • S&P 500 REVERSES COURSE AGAIN, LAST UP 0.28 PCT.

  • SAO PAULO, Dec 11- Brazil's fourth-largest airline, Avianca Brasil, filed for bankruptcy protection on Monday, saying its operations had been threatened by potential repossession of aircraft, according to a legal document seen by Reuters. Avianca Brasil is independent but shares the same owner as the better-known Avianca Holdings SA, a publicly listed...

  • Dec 11- McDonald's Corp on Tuesday released guidelines for suppliers of beef in its top 10 sourcing countries to curb the use of antibiotics as the fast-food giant joins a broad effort to battle dangerous superbugs. The guidelines https://corporate.mcdonalds.com/content/dam/gwscorp/scale-for-good/McDonaldstBee f t A n t i b i o t i c s t P o l i c y. p d f...

  • VANCOUVER/ BEIJING, Dec 11- Canada confirmed on Tuesday that one of its citizens was detained in China but said it saw no explicit connection to the arrest in Vancouver of a top executive at Chinese telecoms giant Huawei Technologies Co. Saying he was "deeply concerned," Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale confirmed that Canada was aware a Canadian citizen was...

  • SAO PAULO, Dec 11- Brazil's fourth largest airline, Avianca Brasil, said in a bankruptcy filing on Monday the threat of repossession of 14 of its aircraft could force the carrier to cancel flights between Dec. 10 and Dec. 31, affecting 77,000 passengers, according to a document seen by Reuters.