BRUSSELS, Sept 26 (Reuters) - China National Chemical Corp (ChemChina) has sought antitrust approval for its $43 billion bid for Swiss pesticides and seeds group Syngenta from the European Union and a decision is expected by Oct. 28.
MUNICH, Sept 26 (Reuters) - The shock over Britain's decision to quit the European Union has been overcome for now, Ifo economist Klaus Wohlrabe told Reuters on Monday after the institute's monthly survey showed business morale in Germany surging in September.
LONDON, Sept 26 (Reuters) - European stocks fell on Monday, weighed down by a pullback in the shares of major banking and energy companies.
LAUNCESTON, Australia, Sept 26 (Reuters) - It appears that China is interpreting the "people's well-being" as meaning North Korea should be able to export record amounts of coal in defiance of sanctions against the rogue nuclear-armed state.
* Court hearing on request expected around Weds -Yonhap (Adds expected Seoul court hearing schedule, amount under suspicion)
SEOUL, Sept 26 (Reuters) - South Korea's Lotte Group said in a statement on Monday that prosecutors have requested an arrest warrant for its chairman Shin Dong-bin, the latest twist in a sweeping criminal probe into the country's fifth-largest conglomerate.
BEIJING, Sept 25 (Reuters) - China's largest lead and zinc mine has been discovered in the country's far-western region of Xinjiang, the official Xinhua news agency reported on Sunday.
WASHINGTON, Sept 23 (Reuters) - The U.S. Commerce Department on Friday said India was dumping welded stainless pressure pipe in the United States at below market value and unfairly subsidizing the products.
SANTIAGO, Sept 23 (Reuters) - The Chilean government on Friday said it signed a $100 million loan agreement with the Inter-American Development to help the South American nation fight corruption and improve transparency in both the public and private sectors.
RABAT, Sept 23 (Reuters) - Morocco has applied to rejoin the African Union 32 years after it left, the bloc said on Friday, as the North African kingdom seeks support for its plan to end a decades-old row over Western Sahara.
LONDON, Sept 23 (Reuters) - Britain's top share index completed its best week in almost three months on Friday, holding on to recent gains as a rally in housebuilders on the back of some positive broker comments offset weaker banks.
* Asian markets still offer above-average long-term growth (Adds quote from executive board member, investment figures, industry background)
COLOMBO, Sept 23 (Reuters) - Sri Lankan stocks edged up for a third straight session on Friday posting a more than one week closing high, led by gains in large cap shares amid investor appetite for stocks that took a hit earlier in the week due to a proposed tax increase.
MOSCOW, Sept 23 (Reuters) - Russia may increase its foreign borrowing next year to $7 billion, but the decision will have to be taken carefully to avoid inflationary risks, Finance Minister Anton Siluanov said on Friday.
BEIJING, Sept 23 (Reuters) - The unintended consequences of China's efforts to shrink its coal industry emerged this week as Beijing called another last-minute industry meeting after government-enforced mine closures choked off coking coal supplies to troubled steel mills.
MOSCOW, Sept 23 (Reuters) - Russian finance ministry does not plan to change the parameters of existing oil export duty calculation, which is set to come down next year to 30 percent, the minister Anton Siluanov told reporters on Friday.
BEIJING, Sept 23 (Reuters) - China's state planner rejected a request on Friday by the nation's steel makers for coal mines to ramp up coking coal output to help ease supply tightness that has triggered a frenzied price rally, sources said.
MOSCOW, Sept 23 (Reuters) - Russia may borrow up to $7 billion on external markets in 2017, Finance Minister Anton Siluanov told a briefing in Moscow on Friday.
JAKARTA, Sept 23 (Reuters) - Indonesian nickel smelter investors fear the government of President Joko Widodo will change rules that have supported prices of the metal, and put up to $12 billion in its budding smelting and mineral processing industry at risk.