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PRESS DIGEST- Financial Times - July 25

July 24 The following are the top stories in the Financial Times. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.

European stocks hit by autos inquiry, airlines price war fears

* Julius Baer jumps on biggest inflows since fin crisis (Updates with closing prices)

India's antitrust regulator approves $23 bln Vodafone India-Idea deal

MUMBAI, July 24 India's antitrust regulator has approved the merger of Vodafone Group Plc's Indian unit with Idea Cellular, a lawyer representing Vodafone in the matter said on Monday.

Regulatory News, M&A 24 Jul 2017

UPDATE 3-Ryanair talk of late summer fare cuts chills sector

* Interest in Alitalia conditional on restructuring (Adds Alitalia comment)

24 Jul 2017

BRIEF-Ryanair says considering tightening second free carry-on bag rule

* says considering limiting number of passengers eligible to take second free carry-on bag; says possible only passengers who pay for priority boarding eligible, but no decision yet

Regulatory News, M&A 24 Jul 2017

UPDATE 2-Julius Baer's best inflows since financial crisis lift shares

* Ex-Goldman banker Beatriz Sanchez named head of LatAm (Recasts with share price rise, adds CEO and analyst comment)

24 Jul 2017

UPDATE 1-Ryanair says in talks with Boeing about possible Max 10 order

DUBLIN, July 24 Ryanair has held talks with Boeing about its new larger version of the 737 airliner, the MAX 10, but has made clear it would only be interested if the price is lowered, Ryanair Chief Executive Michael O'Leary said on Monday.

Regulatory News, 24 Jul 2017

UPDATE 1-S.Africa's Amplats H1 profit falls 55 percent, unlikely to pay dividend in 2017

JOHANNESBURG, July 24 South African miner Anglo American Platinum (Amplats) reported on Monday a 55 percent drop in first-half profits on lower sales, a stronger rand and tax impairments and said it is unlikely to pay a dividend this year. Its shares fell more than 3 percent after the results announcement. Amplats, the world's largest producer of the precious metal and a unit of Anglo American, has not paid a dividend since 2011, and would need to ensure its cash generation is stable

24 Jul 2017

Autos, airlines hit in sluggish start to European trading week

* Gemalto plummets 16 pct on profit warning, broker downgrades

UPDATE 2-Cyber attack costs weigh on Reckitt revenue forecast

* Shares down 2 percent (Adds details, analyst comment, shares; changes headline)

24 Jul 2017