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GLOBAL MARKETS-Euro, shares sag as Ukraine woes hit German confidence

* Euro dips, European shares subdued after downbeat German Ifo survey * U.S. jobless claims data, record S&P close keep shares near highs * Rouble rises as Russian central bank surprises with rate hike * Chinese shares post strongest week since September (Adds prices, comment, context) By Marc Jones LONDON, July 25 - Signs that tensions between the West and Russia are starting to hurt confidence in Europe's dominant economy Germany left the euro near an eight-mont

UPDATE 3-BSkyB to pay $9 billion to create Sky Europe

* BSkyB shares fall 3 pct (Adds analysts, background on Germany, Italy, amends deal price to reflect value of TV channel stake)

M&A, Regulatory News 10:57am BST

EMERGING MARKETS-Sanctions and escalation fears weigh on Russia

LONDON, July 25 - Russian shares opened lower on Friday, depressed by the threat of deeper economic sanctions in retaliation for Moscow's role in Ukraine while broader emerging equities stayed just off 17-month highs hit earlier this week.

Regulatory News 10:28am BST

RPT-Fitch: Baidu's Mobile Search Leadership Sustains Ratings

July 25 - (The following statement was released by the rating agency)

Regulatory News 9:59am BST

GLOBAL MARKETS-Euro hit, shares subdued after downbeat Ifo

* Euro dips, European shares subdued after downbeat German data * U.S. jobless claims data, record S&P close more upbeat * World shares back to near record high, gold sees second week in the red By Marc Jones LONDON, July 25 - World shares dipped on Friday having clawed their way back towards all-time highs after a week of largely reassuring economic signals but rising political tensions. European markets opened with the region's main bourses down 0.1 to 0.6 per

Regulatory News 9:51am BST

RPT-Fitch Rates Rolta India's USD300m Notes Final 'BB-'

July 25 - (The following statement was released by the rating agency)

Regulatory News 9:16am BST

Italy-Russia submarine project suspended over Ukraine crisis - Itar-Tass

MOSCOW, July 25 - An Italian-Russian project to build a new generation small submarine has been suspended because of the "political situation" following Western sanctions on Russia over the Ukraine crisis, Itar-Tass news agency said on Friday.

Regulatory News 8:36am BST

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian shares pull away from 3-year highs but gain on week

* Spreadbetters see subdued opening for European shares * U.S. jobless claims data, record S&P close underpin sentiment * Yen unfazed by CPI figures in line with economists' estimates * German Ifo awaited after euro pulls out of 8-month trough By Lisa Twaronite TOKYO, July 25 - Asian shares pulled back from this week's three-year highs on Friday after a mostly flat day on Wall Street, though a fresh S&P closing record and upbeat U.S. employment data underpinned sen

Regulatory News 7:26am BST

BSkyB to pay $8 billion to create Sky Europe

LONDON, July 25 - Britain's BSkyB has agreed to pay around 4.9 billion pounds ($8.3 billion) to buy Rupert Murdoch's pay-TV assets in Germany and Italy, responding to the slowing growth at home with a deal to create a European powerhouse.

M&A, Regulatory News 7:11am BST

UPDATE 1-Market Chatter-Corporate finance press digest

July 25 - The following corporate finance-related stories were reported by media:

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FTSE 100 6,821.95 +0.49 +0.01%
DAX 9,764.04 -30.02 -0.31%
CAC 40 4,385.74 -24.91 -0.56%
TR Europe 177.82 -0.40 -0.23%
GBP/USD 1.6965 -0.12%
GBP/EUR 1.2613 +0.00%
EUR/USD 1.3450 -0.10%
Gold 1,297.50 -13.90 -1.07%
Oil 102.17 +0.10 +0.10%
Corn 359.75 -1.75 -0.48%

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