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GLOBAL MARKETS-Euro skids, shares hit after Italy votes 'no' on reform

SINGAPORE/ SYDNEY, Dec 5- The euro fell to a 20- month low on Monday and investors fled riskier assets after Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi said he would resign following a stinging defeat on constitutional reform that could destabilise the country's shaky banking system. Renzi's defeat deals a body blow to a European Union already reeling under...

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GRAINS-Wheat firms as cold weather threatens U.S. winter crop

SYDNEY, Dec 5- U.S. wheat rose for a second session on Monday as unfavourable weather threatens U.S. winter production. *The most active wheat futures on the Chicago Board Of Trade rose 0.7 percent to $4.07-1/ 4 a bushel after closing up 2.2 percent in the previous session. *Oil prices fell by one percent on Monday as a higher U.S. rig count unsettled markets amid nagging...

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Oil prices fall as production creeps up ahead of announced 2017 output cut

Oil prices fell by one percent as a higher U.S. rig count unsettled markets amid concern that OPEC output cuts might not be as big as anticipated.

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Oil prices fall as production creeps up ahead of announced 2017 output cut

*OPEC, Russia announced 2017 oil production cut last week. SINGAPORE, Dec 5- Oil prices fell by one percent on Monday as a higher U.S. rig count unsettled markets amid nagging concern that output cuts, planned as part of concerted action between producer club OPEC and Russia, might not be as big as initially anticipated. Traders said price falls were triggered by...

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GLOBAL MARKETS-Euro under the gun, shares hit after Italy votes "no' on reform

SINGAPORE/ SYDNEY, Dec 5- The euro was under the gun on Monday, skidding to a 20- month low after Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi said he would resign following a stinging defeat on constitutional reform that could destabilise the country's shaky banking system. The single currency, which slumped to as low as $1.0505 in early Asian trade after opening at...

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UPDATE 6-Army denies Dakota pipeline permit, in victory for Native tribes

CANNON BALL, N.D./ WASHINGTON, Dec 4- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers said on Sunday it turned down a permit for a controversial pipeline project running through North Dakota, in a victory for Native Americans and climate activists who have protested against the project for several months. The line, owned by Texas- based Energy Transfer Partners LP, had been complete...

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GLOBAL MARKETS-Euro dives as Italy votes "No" on reform, shares slip

SYDNEY, Dec 5- The euro sank to 20- months lows in Asia on Monday after Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi said he would resign in the wake of a stinging defeat on constitutional reform that could destabilize the country's shaky banking system. The single currency dived as far as $1.0505 in thin trade, after starting around $1.0645 earlier.

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U.S. 10-Year Treasury note futures up after Italian referendum

NEW YORK, Dec 4- U.S. Treasury futures prices rose on Sunday after Italian voters were seen rejecting a change to the country's constitution, which was designed to hasten the legislative process. President-elect Donald Trump's policies and higher oil prices would stoke inflation, which erodes bond prices.

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UPDATE 5-Army denies Dakota pipeline permit, in victory for Native tribes

CANNON BALL, N.D./ WASHINGTON, Dec 4- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers said on Sunday it turned down a permit for a controversial pipeline project running through North Dakota, in a victory for Native Americans and climate activists who have protested against the project for several months. The line, owned by Texas- based Energy Transfer Partners LP, had been complete...

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GLOBAL MARKETS-Euro skids as Italy votes "No" on reform, dollar in demand

SYDNEY, Dec 5- The euro slid in Asia on Monday after exit polls showed Italian Prime Minster Matteo Renzi clearly losing a constitutional referendum that could end his career and destabilise the country's shaky banking system. The single currency dropped to $1.0577 in thin trade, after starting around $1.0645 earlier. Investors and Europe's politicians fear...

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