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Oil rises as Saudi sees producers sticking with ongoing supply cuts

Oil prices rose on Monday after Saudi Arabia said producer club OPEC and Russia should keep supplies restricted at current levels, and in relief that the United States withdrew a tariff threat against Mexico, removing a cloud over the global economy.



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China exports grow despite U.S. tariffs, but import slump most in nearly three years

China's exports unexpectedly returned to growth in May despite higher U.S. tariffs, but imports fell the most in nearly three years in a further sign of weak domestic demand that could prompt Beijing to step up stimulus measures.



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Aurora partners with Fiat Chrysler over self-driving tech

Self-driving car software startup Aurora said on Sunday it would partner with Fiat Chrysler to build autonomous platforms for commercial vehicles, the latest collaboration with an automaker for the fast-growing Silicon Valley company.



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Renault, Nissan spar over governance reforms as tie-up strains worsen: sources

Renault has signaled it will block alliance partner Nissan from adopting planned governance reforms unless it gets a seat on new board committees, sources said, a demand one person at the Japanese automaker derided as a potential conflict of interest.



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Renault, Nissan spar over governance reforms as tie-up strains worsen

Renault has signaled it will block alliance partner Nissan from adopting planned governance reforms unless the French automaker gets more say in the new system, a demand which Nissan said was "most regrettable" and which one source derided as a potential conflict of interest.



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Global stocks climb on trade, rate cut optimism; yuan falters

Asian shares, European and U.S. stock futures rose on Monday after the United States shelved plans to impose tariffs on Mexico and as global investors hoped for lower U.S. interest rates on the back of lackluster jobs data.



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Roche's $4.3 billion Spark bid delayed again amid U.S., UK scrutiny

Swiss drugmaker Roche's $4.3 billion takeover of U.S. gene therapy specialist Spark Therapeutics has been pushed back again, possibly beyond the first half, as regulators continue to scrutinize the deal for its effect on competition.



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Thomas Cook in talks with China's Fosun over tour operator sale

China's Fosun Tourism has made a preliminary approach to Thomas Cook to buy its tour operator business, sending shares in the struggling British travel group higher.



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Oil rises on supply cuts, but weak economy holds market back

Oil prices rose on Monday after Saudi Arabia said producer club OPEC and Russia should restrict supplies to current levels, while Washington's withdrawal of a tariff threat against Mexico removed a cloud over the global economy.



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Oil steady with supply tight, but U.S.-China trade war threatens demand

Oil prices were steady on Monday as U.S.-China trade tensions continued to threaten demand for oil, but tight crude supply and the swift end to a trade dispute between Mexico and the United States offered support.



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Renault-FCA merger idea remains good opportunity: France's Le Maire

The idea of a merger between Renault SA and Fiat Chrysler (FCA) remains a good opportunity, but nothing has changed in terms of the conditions the French government has set, French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said on Monday.



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Nissan CEO got higher stock-linked bonus after payout date changed, former director Kelly says

Nissan Motor Co Ltd Chief Executive Hiroto Saikawa was granted an exception in 2013 to reschedule a stock-linked bonus that bumped up the payout by 47 million yen ($432,382), former Representative Director Greg Kelly told magazine Bungei Shunju.



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China's Fosun holds talks to buy Thomas Cook's main holiday business

The world's oldest travel company Thomas Cook edged closer to a break up on Monday after its biggest shareholder, China's Fosun Tourism, made a preliminary approach for the British group's core holiday operations.



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Renault rift with Nissan widens over governance, casts shadow on alliance

The two-decade-old partnership of Renault SA and Nissan Motor Co was plunged into fresh crisis on Monday, as the French automaker's demand for a greater say in Nissan's new governance system drew rare public censure by the Japanese firm.



7 months ago

Delay the 'dot plot'? Fed policymakers face communications quandary

As Federal Reserve policymakers grapple with how to downplay their quarterly "dot plot" projection of interest rates without eliminating it altogether, some are looking at a compromise: delay its release to reduce the chances that analysts treat it as a sneak peek of where Fed policy is heading.



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