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  • Euro zone trade surplus rises in July on growing exports

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The euro zone's trade surplus rose year-on-year in July as exports grew faster than imports, pointing to a positive contribution to economic growth at the start of the third quarter, the European Union's Statistics office data showed....
  • European Commission says gas flows from Russia, Belarus, Ukraine stable

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The level of Russian gas flowing into the European Union is stable, a European Commission spokeswoman said on Friday following reports of disruption. "The level of gas flows from Russia, Belarus and Ukraine to the European Union...
  • Worry, mystification in China over Scotland independence vote

    BEIJING (Reuters) - As Scotland heads to the polls this week to vote on whether to become independent, one country with restive regions of its own is watching the debate unfold with nervousness and some mystification - China. China has every reason to...
  • In court, a trademark battle turns personal for two fish sauce makers

    Bottles upon bottles of fish sauce were slapped with blue evidence stickers and arrayed before the jury. Inside each was a pungent, amber elixir that is to Vietnamese cuisine what olive oil is to Italian cooking, with a smell that has been likened to...
  • Russia's Transneft says sanctions may delay oil pipelines launch

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Western sanctions on Russia over Ukraine are likely to delay the launch of new oil pipelines in Siberia, Russian oil pipeline monopoly Transneft said on Tuesday, potentially derailing plans to boost oil exports to Asia in coming years....
  • European stress tests to challenge banks' political defences

    DUBLIN/FRANKFURT (Reuters) - For the first time since its financial crisis struck in 2008, Europe is carrying out stress tests that could force change at banks with strong political connections. The European Central Bank is leading the latest attempt...
  • Italy employers slash GDP forecasts, hike deficit, debt

    ROME (Reuters) - Italy's economy will shrink in 2014 for a third year running, while the public debt will continue to rise, employers' association Confindustria said on Tuesday. Gross domestic product will fall this year by 0.4 percent following declines...
  • China August FDI at two-and-half-year low as factory investments slow

    BEIJING (Reuters) - China's foreign direct investment fell to a low not seen in at least 2-1/2 years in August, underscoring the challenges to growth facing the world's second-biggest economy. The weak investment data came as China's economic growth...
  • Euro zone second-quarter labor costs jump despite stalling economy

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The rise in euro zone labor costs accelerated in the second quarter compared to the first three months despite a stalling economy, the European Union's Statistics Office said on Tuesday. Eurostat said total labor costs in the 18...
  • Citing Ukraine tension, EU seeks more time for Opal gas pipeline decision

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - EU authorities, citing tension in Ukraine, have asked for a delay until at least the end of October on whether to allow Russia greater access to the Opal natural gas pipeline in northeastern Germany, a letter seen by Reuters shows....
  • Study shows Novo's new diabetes drug effective and safe for children

    COPENHAGEN (Reuters) - Novo Nordisk's new long-acting insulin Tresiba has been shown to be effective and safe for long-term use in children and young adults with type 1 diabetes, according to new data from a late-stage trial presented on Tuesday. Long-...