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Freeport results miss mark; investors cheer temporary exports

TORONTO Freeport-McMoRan Inc missed earnings expectations, cut its outlook and warned on Tuesday it would be difficult to secure a long-term Indonesian mining permit, but investors sent its stock soaring on relief over a temporary export resumption.

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Indonesia won't need to repeat spending cuts this year: Indrawati 6:34am BST

WASHINGTON Indonesia will not need to repeat last year's major spending cut as the government's revenue projections look "on track" amid strengthening growth, Finance Minister Sri Mulyani Indrawati told Reuters.

INTERVIEW-Indonesia won't need to repeat spending cuts this year-Indrawati 6:32am BST

WASHINGTON, April 25 Indonesia will not need to repeat last year's major spending cut as the government's revenue projections look "on track" amid strengthening growth, Finance Minister Sri Mulyani Indrawati told Reuters.

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Indonesian president's coalition shows fractures, exit poll shows 21 Apr 2017

JAKARTA A polarising election for Jakarta governor saw Islamic identity politics come to the fore and exposed fractures in Indonesian president Joko Widodo’s fragile ruling coalition, an exit poll has revealed.

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U.S. and Indonesia seek to cut trade and investment barriers 21 Apr 2017

JAKARTA Indonesia and the United States agreed on Friday to find ways to reduce barriers to U.S. companies operating in Southeast Asia's largest economy, visiting U.S. Vice President Mike Pence and Jakarta's investment chief said.

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U.S. and Indonesia seek to cut trade and investment barriers 21 Apr 2017

JAKARTA Indonesia and the United States agreed on Friday to find ways to reduce barriers to U.S. companies operating in Southeast Asia's largest economy, visiting U.S. Vice President Mike Pence and Jakarta's investment chief said.

UPDATE 2-U.S. and Indonesia seek to cut trade and investment barriers 21 Apr 2017

* Indonesia on Trump's trade review list; US firms in firing line

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Sales beat boosts Unilever's argument to go it alone 20 Apr 2017

LONDON Unilever reported a surprise pick up in quarterly sales growth on Thursday, boosting its argument that it can improve performance on its own after spurning a $143 billion takeover offer from Kraft Heinz in February. | Video

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Sales beat boosts Unilever's argument to go it alone 20 Apr 2017

LONDON Unilever reported a surprise pick up in quarterly sales growth on Thursday, boosting its argument that it can improve performance on its own after spurning a $143 billion takeover offer from Kraft Heinz in February. | Video

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Indonesian prosecutors seek suspended jail term for Jakarta governor 20 Apr 2017

JAKARTA Indonesian prosecutors on Thursday recommended a one-year suspended jail sentence for Jakarta's Christian governor in his blasphemy trial, which has been seen as a test of the Muslim-majority nation's religious tolerance. | Video

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Le Pen's father criticises her presidential campaign as she steps back from party

PARIS French far-right veteran Jean-Marie Le Pen said on Tuesday his daughter Marine, who faces centrist Emmanuel Macron in a May 7 presidential runoff, should have campaigned more aggressively for Sunday's first round, following the example of Donald Trump. | Video