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  • TEL-AVIV, Israel _ Gazit-Globe Ltd. on Monday reported a third-quarter loss of $52 million, after reporting a profit in the same period a year earlier. The Tel-Aviv, Israel- based company said it had a loss of 27 cents per share. Gazit-Globe shares have increased 13 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • LONDON, Nov 20- Cancer doctors struggling to work out the best way to use modern immunotherapy drugs now have further evidence of the benefits of adding them to chemotherapy, despite earlier scepticism. Lung cancer is by far the biggest oncology market and first-line treatment provides access to the most patients, opening up potential annual sales forecast by...

  • LONDON, Nov 20- Plans among smaller British manufacturers for investment and hiring remain muted despite rising turnover and profits, an industry survey showed on Monday. Bank of England Deputy Governor Ben Broadbent used that phrase in March to describe a window in which producers could enjoy the benefits of a weaker currency, before the possible downsides...

  • *Cavium jumps after Marvell's $6 bln offer to buy company. Nov 20- Wall Street indexes were set to open slightly higher on Monday, as a handful of broker recommendations and merger of chipmakers Cavium and Marvell Technology pushed the markets higher in thin pre- Thanksgiving trading. Shares in Cavium jumped 10 percent in premarket trading after larger rival...

  • *UAE's Dana Gas rebounds after fall on London sukuk ruling. *Qatar National Bank falls 1.9 percent. DUBAI, Nov 20- Most stock markets in the Middle East fell again on Monday, dampened by geopolitics, although Abu Dhabi was supported by plans for an initial public offer of shares by the distribution unit of Abu Dhabi National Oil Co.

  • DUBAI, Nov 20- Abu Dhabi National Oil Company plans to raise a $2.25 billion loan for its distribution unit prior to selling a stake of up to 20 percent in the unit in an initial public offering, sources familiar with the matter said. Analysts value the unit between $11 billion and $14 billion, sources have told Reuters. The $2.25 billion loan, which includes a $1.5...

  • ADNOC TO RAISE $2.25 BILLION PRE-IPO LOAN FOR ITS DISTRIBUTION UNIT- SOURCES.

  • *Trading expected to be light before Thanksgiving. NEW YORK, Nov 20- U.S. "The highlight of the week should be the minutes on Wednesday," said Justin Lederer, an interest rate strategist at Cantor Fitzgerald in New York.

  • BRUSSELS— European Union nations are making their last-moment pitches for who should get to host two key EU agencies that are due to leave Britain in 2019 because of Brexit. EU ministers headed into several rounds of voting on Monday to decide where to move the London- based European Medicines Agency and the European Banking Authority. Dutch Foreign Minister...

  • NEW YORK, Nov 20- Motorists logged 0.9 percent more miles on U.S. roads and highways in September than a year earlier on a seasonally adjusted basis, according to data released Monday by the U.S. Department of Transportation. Motorists logged a seasonally adjusted 267.4 billion vehicle miles in September, up 2.3 billion vehicle miles over September 2016, DOT...

  • GEELY'S VOLVO SIGNS FRAMEWORK DEAL TO SUPPLY UBER WITH UP TO 24,000 SELF-DRIVING CARS FROM 2019 TO 2021.

  • STOCKHOLM/ SAN FRANCISCO, Nov 20- Uber plans to buy up to 24,000 self-driving cars from Volvo, marking the transition of the U.S. firm from an app used to summon a taxi to the owner and operator of a fleet of cars. The non-binding framework deal could offer San Francisco- based Uber a way to overcome setbacks at its autonomous driving division in Silicon Valley's race...

  • NEW YORK, Nov 20- No offense, but you are probably dumb with money. Every time you buy a $4 cup of coffee, you are giving up $4 that could be going to something else. What we should be asking ourselves all the time is,' Is this the best possible way to spend $4?

  • LONDON, Nov 20- German bond yields steadied near 1-1/ 2 week lows on Monday after talks to form a coalition government failed. Yields struggled to push much lower as investors brushed off initial concerns about rising political risk in Europe's biggest economy. Both the euro and European shares recovered from early selling as confidence about the outlook for...

  • Nov 20- Zions Bancorp on Monday said it would file a petition with the Financial Stability Oversight Council to challenge its "systemically important" status, a label that triggers heightened oversight, and forces banks to hold more capital. The systemically important financial institution designation, or "too big to fail," is given by the Financial Stability...

  • *Local tastes make TV mergers difficult in Europe. LONDON, Nov 20- Shares in ProSiebenSat.1 rose almost 4 percent on Monday on news that its chief executive would quit early after a series of missteps, rekindling hopes the German broadcaster could become an acquisition target. Thomas Ebeling presided over a string of profit warnings and an exodus of senior...

  • NEW YORK, Nov 20- Motorists logged 0.9 percent more miles on U.S. roads and highways in September than a year earlier on a seasonally adjusted basis, according to data released Monday by the U.S. Department of Transportation.

  • Nov 20- Chipmaker Marvell Technology Group Ltd said it would buy smaller rival Cavium Inc in a $6 billion deal, as it seeks to expand its wireless connectivity business in a fast consolidating semiconductor industry. The exchange ratio was based on a purchase price of $80 per share, using Marvell's undisturbed price prior to November 3, when media reports of the...

  • The development thrust Germany into a political crisis that raised worries among investors of a new election if Merkel cannot form a minority government. But after selling off sharply in early deals in Asia, trading down as much as 0.8 percent to hit 131.16 yen, the euro's weakest since Sept. 15, the single currency rebounded as much as 1 percent to trade flat on the...

  • *Talks breakdown leaves Germany in uncharted territory. BERLIN, Nov 20- Efforts to form a three-way coalition government have failed, Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Monday, pitching Germany into its worse political crisis for decades, raising the prospect of new elections and casting doubt over her future. With German leadership seen as crucial for a...