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Ryanair CEO 'wouldn't rule out' downgrade to fare forecast

DUBLIN, Oct 22 Ryanair Chief Executive Michael O'Leary on Monday said he would not rule out a downgrade to the low-cost carrier's forecast for average fares in the six months to March from the current estimate of a 2 percent fall.

UPDATE 1-NMC Health raises full-year core earnings view

Oct 22 United Arab Emirates-based healthcare provider NMC Health Plc on Monday raised its full-year core earnings and revenue forecasts, citing strong organic growth, and said it remained confident in achieving its longer-term margin guidance.

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Philips CEO says Brexit putting Britain at risk as manufacturing hub

AMSTERDAM, Oct 22 The chief executive of Philips said on Monday he was worried about the lack of progress on a deal over the terms of Britain's exit from the European Union, and warned that a no-deal Brexit would jeopardize the country's position as a manufacturing hub.

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CORRECTED-IHG qtrly room revenue climbs on China demand (Oct. 19)

Oct 19 InterContinental Hotels Group said on Friday it would return $500 million to shareholders and reported a 1 percent growth in revenue per available room for the third quarter, helped by higher demand in China.

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NMC Health raises full-year core earnings view

Oct 22 United Arab Emirates-based healthcare provider NMC Health Plc on Monday raised its full-year core earnings and revenue forecast, citing strong organic growth and said it remains confident in achieving its longer-term margin guidance.

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UPDATE 2-European shares eke out weekly gains after choppy session

LONDON, Oct 19 European stocks ended a choppy trading session broadly flat on Friday but managed to eke out a weekly gain despite mixed third-quarter earnings and while the budget row between Italy's populist government and the European Union heated up.

UPDATE 2-Acacia Mining looks to force talks on Tanzania dispute

* Shares slump the most since July 2017 (Updates with shares, analyst)

UPDATE 1-Ryanair trumpets progress in relations with European pilots

DUBLIN, Oct 19 Ryanair said on Friday it had reached an agreement with British, Portuguese and Italian pilots on contentious seniority and home base issues as the Irish budget airline seeks to end a damaging series of strikes that have hurt its business.

19 Oct 2018

UPDATE 2-Remy Cointreau confident on China after strong Q2

* No slowdown in China, CFO says (Recasts with CFO comments from call, shares, analyst)

19 Oct 2018

UPDATE 2-New LSE boss in $500 million move to tighten hold on clearing business

Oct 19 The London Stock Exchange tightened its grip on derivatives clearing on Friday in a sign of growing confidence that the threat of losing chunks of business to European Union rivals after Brexit was receding.

M&A, Global Market Data 19 Oct 2018