SINGAPORE, Dec 11- Oil prices fell on Monday, pulled down as the latest rise in the U.S. rig count pointed to a further increase in American production, potentially undermining efforts led by OPEC to tighten markets. "The largest concern for investors currently remains the rise in the U.S. rig count, which could potentially jeopardize the OPEC and Russian agreement...
*Shell says investigating cause of fire. SINGAPORE, Dec 11- Royal Dutch Shell said a fire at its Singapore refinery- petrochemical site was extinguished on Sunday and no one was hurt in the incident. The fire occurred at one of its manufacturing units on Bukom Island at about 10 a.m. and was extinguished shortly after by the site's firefighters, a company...
SINGAPORE, Dec 11- Royal Dutch Shell said a fire at its Singapore refinery- petrochemical site was extinguished on Sunday and no one was hurt in the incident. The fire occurred at one of its manufacturing units on Bukom Island at about 10 a.m. and was extinguished shortly after by the site's firefighters, a company spokeswoman said in an e-mailed statement.
CHICAGO— The Latest on the debut of bitcoin futures trading:. The futures rose $540 to $16,000 on the Chicago Board Options Exchange. The start of trading overwhelmed the website of the Chicago Board Options Exchange.
Top Economic Events Polling Unit Diary Today in Washington Political and General News. 11- Dec United States Sale of 3- year notes 11- Dec United States Sale of 10- year notes 11- Dec Netherlands DTC auction 11- Dec France Auction of BTF Treasury notes 12- Dec Spain Auction of 3- and 6- month Treasury bills 12- Dec United States Sale of 30- year bond 12- Dec...
UK CONSUMER SPENDING VOLUMES -0.9 PCT YEAR/YEAR IN NOV VS OCT -2.1 PCT- VISA.
LONDON, Dec 11- Uber will defend its right to operate in London in a court hearing on Monday after the app was deemed unfit to run a taxi service and stripped of its licence in its most important European market. Regulator Transport for London shocked the Silicon Valley firm by rejecting its licence renewal bid in September, citing its approach to reporting...
LONDON, Dec 11- Squeezed British consumers reined in Christmas travel plans and bought fewer new cars last month, setting the stage for the first fall in festive spending in five years, credit card company Visa said on Monday. The downbeat message came alongside a cut by the British Chambers of Commerce to its economic outlook for the next two years as the business...
VISA SAYS UK CONSUMER SPENDING ON TRACK FOR ITS WEAKEST FULL-YEAR PERFORMANCE IN FIVE YEARS.
BRITISH CHAMBERS OF COMMERCE REVISE DOWN GROWTH FORECASTS, SEE 2017 GDP +1.5 PCT, 2018 +1.1 PCT, 2019 +1.3 PCT.
BITCOIN FRONT MONTH FUTURES CONTRACTS BRIEFLY SLIP BELOW OPENING PRICE OF $15,460; LAST AT $15,820.
NEW YORK, Dec 10- The newest way to bet on bitcoin arrived on Sunday, with futures of the cryptocurrency that has taken Wall Street by storm starting trading for the first time. The first bitcoin future trades kicked off at 6 p.m. on CBOE Global Markets Inc's CBOE Futures Exchange. On Sunday, bitcoin was up 2.62 percent at $14,990 on the Luxembourg- based Bitstamp...
CBOE SAYS DUE TO HEAVY TRAFFIC, VISITORS MAY FIND WEBSITE "PERFORMING SLOWER THAN USUAL," MAY BE "TEMPORARILY UNAVAILABLE".
CBOE SAYS: "ALL TRADING SYSTEMS ARE OPERATING NORMALLY"
CBOE GLOBAL MARKETS WEBSITE DOWN AS BITCOIN FUTURES START TRADING.
REPEAT-BITCOIN FRONT MONTH FUTURES VOLUME AT 192 CONTRACTS AFTER FIRST 15 MINUTES OF TRADING.
REPEAT-BITCOIN FRONT MONTH FUTURES OPEN AT $15,460.
REPEAT-BITCOIN FRONT MONTH FUTURES RISE; LAST AT $16,630.
BITCOIN RISES ON BITSTAMP EXCHANGE AFTER FUTURES START TRADING; LAST UP 2.41 PCT TO $14,959.99.
CORRECTED-BITCOIN AT $15,600 (NOT $16,250.01) ON GEMINI EXCHANGE.