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  • LONDON, Nov 19- British Prime Minister Theresa May vowed on Monday to stick to her draft European Union divorce deal as dissenting lawmakers in her own party tried to trigger a leadership challenge. May has pledged to fight on, warning that toppling her risks delaying Britain's exit from the EU, or leaving without a deal, a step that could thrust the world's fifth...

  • Nov 20- American Airlines pilots union on Monday urged the carrier to begin negotiations for a new labor contract in January to boost salaries that were last revised three years ago after the airline ermerged from bankruptcy in 2013.. Allied Pilots Association, representing 15,000 American Airlines pilots, said "it's time" to move beyond the labor contract...

  • NEW YORK, Nov 19- Barclays Plc is not liable to investors who bought its U.S.-listed stock a few months before the 2008 financial crisis and accused the British bank of hiding its risky debt exposure and a capital shortfall, a U.S. court ruled on Monday. In a 3-0 decision, the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Manhattan upheld the dismissal of claims against...

  • NEW YORK, Nov 19- World stocks fell on Monday as worries about softening demand for the iPhone dragged down shares of Apple Inc and persistent trade tensions between China and the United States sapped investor sentiment. Renewed tensions between China and the United States also weighed. At an Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperative meeting in Papua New Guinea over...

  • Disney agreed to purchase Fox's film and television assets for $71.3 billion and received approval from European Commission earlier this month, subject to certain conditions. The deal would expand Disney's unrivalled portfolio of some of the world's most popular characters, uniting Mickey Mouse, Luke Skywalker and Marvel superheroes with Fox's X-Men, "...

  • *OPEC expected to cut supply to prevent glut. *Russia says it will discuss deal with OPEC on Dec. 6. NEW YORK, Nov 19- Oil futures fell about 1 percent on Monday amid global oversupply worries, but losses were muted as investors eyed potential sanctions on Iran from the European Union, a possible production cut from OPEC and slightly bullish storage drawdown in U.S....

  • *Ireland/ Germany bond yield spread near widest since late May. Britain is one of Ireland's biggest trading partners, and the border between Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland is a key issue in Brexit talks. "A no-deal Brexit could have an adverse impact on Ireland's economic picture, which would impact risk assets and have some effect on government...

  • *China's JD.com down after rev misses estimates. Nov 19- U.S. stocks fell on Monday, as a slide in Apple's shares on concerns about iPhone demand hit its suppliers and the technology sector, with mixed signals over the state of play between the United States and China on trade dispute adding to the weakness. "Chip stocks will get impacted by Apple and when you have...

  • WASHINGTON, Nov 19- The United States on Monday sanctioned a South African man for helping North Korea acquire oil, Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control said. In a statement, the office said it had sanctioned Russia- born Vladlen Amtchentsev for advising on how to evade U.S. sanctions meant to help thwart North Korea's nuclear ambitions on behalf of Velmur...

  • GENEVA, Nov 19- China plans to propose reforms of the World Trade Organization, China's ambassador to the WTO Zhang Xiangchen said, while warning fellow WTO members against seeing reform as a chance to put China in a straitjacket. China is its chief suspect on all three counts. Ambassador Dennis Shea were members of a high-level working group that China and the EU...

  • RIO DE JANEIRO, Nov 19- Brazil's incoming far-right government on Monday turned to a University of Chicago-trained economist who has spoken in favor of privatizing Petroleo Brasileiro SA to be the head of the state-controlled oil company. Castello Branco has in the past advocated the privatization of Petrobras, Brazil's largest company by market...

  • COPENHAGEN, Nov 19- The whistleblower who revealed alleged money laundering involving Danske Bank said on Monday that a major European bank helped process up to $150 billion in suspicious payments and two U.S. lenders were also involved. Howard Wilkinson, who was head of Danske Bank's trading unit in the Baltics from 2007 to 2014, did not name the banks, but...

  • REFORM OF WTO MUST NOT BE USED TO PUT CHINA IN A STRAITJACKET AND CONSTRAIN ITS DEVELOPMENT- WTO ENVOY.

  • CHINA PLANS TO MAKE PROPOSAL TO REFORM THE WORLD TRADE ORGANIZATION SOON- BEIJING'S WTO ENVOY.

  • Nov 19- Danske Bank is embroiled in a money laundering scandal that has triggered criminal investigations, forced out its CEO and chairman and rattled investors in Denmark's largest bank. An internal investigation, published in September, charted how 200 billion euro flowed through Danske Bank's tiny Estonian branch from clients registered or...

  • LONDON, Nov 19- British Prime Minister Theresa May vowed on Monday to stick to her draft European Union divorce deal as dissenting lawmakers in her own party tried to trigger a leadership challenge. May has pledged to fight on, warning that toppling her risks delaying Britain's exit from the EU or leaving without a deal, a step that could thrust the world's fifth...

  • *Palladium off all-time high of $1,185.40/ oz. BENGALURU, Nov 19- Gold firmed on Monday as the dollar fell, but the metal stayed in a tight $6 range as investors held off on big moves ahead of the U.S. Spot gold was 0.1 percent higher at $1,222.96 per ounce by 10:49 a.m. EST after hitting a one-week high of $1,225.29 in the previous session.

  • BRUSSELS, Nov 19- The arrest of Renault CEO Carlos Ghosn and his imminent removal from the board of Nissan Motor Co. does not pose a threat to the stability or survival of the French carmaker, France's finance minister said on Monday. Bruno Le Maire told reporters on the sidelines of an EU meeting that the French government, as a significant shareholder in Renault,...

  • Nov 19- Canada's main stock index fell on Monday, as a decline in oil prices dragged down energy shares, along with a drop in healthcare stocks. *At 10:23 a.m. ET, the Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index was down 37.77 points, or 0.25 percent, at 15,117.73. *In a bright spot, Bombardier Inc surged 21 percent, the most on the TSX, after the company received a...

  • *WALT DISNEY RECEIVES UNCONDITIONAL APPROVAL FROM CHINA FOR TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY FOX DEAL- CNBC Source text: https://cnb.cx/2PDnY6U Further company coverage:.