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South Africa's Eskom cuts power for seventh straight day

JOHANNESBURG, April 18 - South African power utility Eskom imposed rolling electricity cuts for the seventh straight day on Saturday, cutting 2,000 megawatts (MW), of its strained grid.

UPDATE 3-Brazil's Schahin says 28 units file for bankruptcy protection

SAO PAULO, April 17 - Twenty-eight units of Brazilian engineering firm Grupo Schahin filed for bankruptcy protection and fired 2,500 workers on Friday as a corruption scandal at key client PetrĂ³leo Brasileiro SA hampered efforts to refinance up to 6.5 billion reais ($2.1 billion) in debt.

GLOBAL MARKETS-Shares slide on China margin crackdown, dollar falls

* Wall Street, European shares also hit by corporate earnings

UPDATE 1-PwC to pay $65 mln to resolve lawsuit over MF Global

NEW YORK, April 17 - PricewaterhouseCoopers agreed to pay $65 million in cash to settle a lawsuit claiming it fraudulently deceived MF Global Holdings Ltd investors about its auditing of the now-defunct brokerage, which was run by former New Jersey Governor Jon Corzine.

Net U.S. dollar longs fall to lowest four weeks-CFTC, Reuters

April 17 - Speculators reduced positive bets on the U.S. dollar, pushing the currency's net long position to their lowest in four weeks, according to data from the Commodity Futures Trading Commission and Thomson Reuters released on Friday.

GLOBAL MARKETS-Shares fall on China margin crackdown, dollar falls

* Wall Street, European shares also hit by corporate earnings

UPDATE 1-UniCredit and Intesa to pool 1 bln euros of bad loans in KKR vehicle

MILAN, April 17 - UniCredit and Intesa Sanpaolo will pool loans worth 1 billion euros ($1 billion) in a vehicle controlled by U.S. private equity fund KKR , launching an innovative project to tackle soured debts.

GLOBAL MARKETS-Shares fall on China margin crackdown, dollar eases

* Wall Street, European shares also hit by corporate earnings

UniCredit, Intesa to pool 1 bln euros of loans in KKR vehicle

MILAN, April 17 - Italy's UniCredit and Intesa Sanpaolo will pool loans under restructuring with a value of around 1 billion euros ($1 billion) in a vehicle controlled by U.S. private equity fund KKR, the lenders said on Friday.

Abengoa pays high price for bond market return

LONDON, April 17 (IFR) - Abengoa regained access to the bond market this week, something that seemed impossible just six months ago, but it had to pay a high price to convince badly burnt investors to buy its debt.

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