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REFILE-Gas leaks from Bangladesh fertilizer plant, 50 people ill

Commodity News - Tue, 08/23/2016 - 01:36
DHAKA, Aug 23 (Reuters) - About 50 people fell ill in Bangladesh after inhaling gas that leaked from a fertilizer factory in the port town of Chittagong, an official said on Tuesday.
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UPDATE 1-VW, suppliers struggle to resolve dispute in marathon talks

Commodity News - Tue, 08/23/2016 - 00:12
* VW needs to trim Golf output on falling demand -analyst (Adds analyst comment, detail and background)
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UPDATE 1-China's state construction giants to merge

Commodity News - Tue, 08/23/2016 - 00:12
* Is part of China's plans to create globally competitive MNCs (Adds details of planned deal, background)
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VW, suppliers struggle to resolve dispute in marathon talks

Commodity News - Mon, 08/22/2016 - 22:22
BERLIN, Aug 23 (Reuters) - Volkswagen and two of its auto parts suppliers were pushing to resolve a contract dispute early on Tuesday, spokespeople said, but had no progress to report despite marathon talks as the conflict threatens to cost the carmaker thousands of vehicles in lost output this week.
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CANADA STOCKS-TSX up despite commodity weakness; Couche-Tard, Valeant jump

Commodity News - Mon, 08/22/2016 - 16:42
TORONTO, Aug 22 (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index rose on Monday as Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc jumped after the convenience store operator bought a U.S. chain in an expansion move and drugmaker Valeant Pharmaceuticals rose after it hired a new chief financial officer.
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Weaker commodity-related stocks push FTSE to 2-week low

Commodity News - Mon, 08/22/2016 - 11:48
LONDON, Aug 22 (Reuters) - Britain's top share index slipped to its lowest level in nearly two weeks on Monday, with commodity-related stocks leading the market lower following a drop in metals and crude oil prices.
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UPDATE 1-LME cuts ring dealing fees in half for August

Commodity News - Mon, 08/22/2016 - 11:26
LONDON, Aug 22 (Reuters) - The London Metal Exchange (LME) has cut fees in half for open outcry trades during August as a goodwill gesture after it had to vacate its premises because of structural problems, it said on Monday.
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LME slashes ring dealing fees in half for August

Commodity News - Mon, 08/22/2016 - 11:12
LONDON, Aug 22 (Reuters) - The London Metal Exchange (LME) has slashed trading fees in half for open outcry trades during August as a goodwill gesture after it had to vacate its premises due to structural problems, it said on Monday.
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CANADA STOCKS-TSX falls on commodity weakness; Couche-Tard jumps

Commodity News - Mon, 08/22/2016 - 10:30
TORONTO, Aug 22 (Reuters) - Canada's main stock index fell on Monday as lower oil and metal prices weighed on energy and mining stocks, while Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc jumped after the convenience store operator bought a U.S. chain in an expansion move.
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COLUMN-Tin mining - Cornish dreams and Myanmar reality: Andy Home

Commodity News - Mon, 08/22/2016 - 09:59
LONDON, Aug 22 (Reuters) - Hope springs eternal in Cornwall when it comes to reviving tin mining in this southwestern corner of the United Kingdom.
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UPDATE 2-VW says six German plants hit by supplier dispute

Commodity News - Mon, 08/22/2016 - 09:13
* VW says continues to seek agreement with suppliers (Adds analyst comment, detail and shares)
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UPDATE 1-German exports to Iran soar after removal of sanctions

Commodity News - Mon, 08/22/2016 - 08:31
* High demand for 'Made in Germany' goods from Islamic Republic
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Russian EconMin: govt "to do its best" to privatise Rosneft in 2016

Commodity News - Mon, 08/22/2016 - 08:07
SHCHETINKA, Russia, Aug 22 (Reuters) - Russia's government should do its best to privatise a stake in the nation's largest oil producer Rosneft this year, Russian Economy Minister Alexei Ulyukayev said on Monday.
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RPT-COLUMN-Fortescue, Bluescope success shows why iron, steel prices will stay low: Russell

Commodity News - Mon, 08/22/2016 - 08:00
LAUNCESTON, Australia, Aug 22 (Reuters) - A year ago it's likely you would have got better odds that Fortescue Metals Group and Bluescope Steel would go under rather than double profits, given the dire outlook for both iron ore and steel products at that time.
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German exports to Iran soar in H1 after removal of sanctions

Commodity News - Mon, 08/22/2016 - 07:51
BERLIN, Aug 22 (Reuters) - German exports to Iran, mostly machines and equipment, jumped in the first half of the year following the removal of international sanctions against the Islamic Republic, official trade data showed on Monday.
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Pakistan shares close lower; rupee weaker, o/n rates rise

Commodity News - Mon, 08/22/2016 - 07:47
KARACHI, Aug 22 (Reuters) - Pakistan shares closed lower on Monday as investors took a cautious stance after outflow of foreign portfolio investment in the last session, dealers said.
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UPDATE 1-Kurdish militia launches assault to evict Syrian army from key city of Hasaka

Commodity News - Mon, 08/22/2016 - 06:53
* Kurdish militia wants control of government parts of Hasaka city
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German govt urges VW to end dispute with suppliers

Commodity News - Mon, 08/22/2016 - 06:49
BERLIN, Aug 22 (Reuters) - The German Economy Ministry on Monday urged Volkswagen and its suppliers to quickly end a dispute that has prompted production delays at six plants including at the car maker's main Wolfsburg factory.
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Britain's FTSE edges up as housebuilders rise, miners lag

Commodity News - Mon, 08/22/2016 - 05:16
LONDON, Aug 22 (Reuters) - British shares edged higher on Monday, led by a rise in housebuilding stocks, with gains capped by a fall in the mining sector.
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RPT-Promised prosperity never arrived in Russian-held Crimea, locals say

Commodity News - Mon, 08/22/2016 - 04:06
ARMYANSK, Crimea, Aug 21 (Reuters) - More than two years after Russia annexed Crimea and promised its 2 million people a better life, residents say prices have soared, wages and pensions have stagnated and tourists have fled.
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