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05/24/2018 05:13 PM
U.S. auto import probe fans tariff fears, riles Asia, Europe carmakers
(Reuters) - A Trump administration investigation of car and truck imports raised the threat on Thursday of renewed conflict over trade policy for an industry that thrives on stability and sent stocks in Asian and European automakers down.

05/24/2018 05:09 PM
U.S. regulator raps VW's culture change - Handelsblatt
BERLIN (Reuters) - A U.S. Environmental Protection Agency official said he is not satisfied with Volkswagen's efforts to improve accountability after its diesel emissions fraud, German newspaper Handelsblatt reported on Thursday.

05/24/2018 05:08 PM
Exclusive - Canada's Trudeau: possible U.S. auto tariffs based on flimsy logic
LA MALBAIE, Quebec (Reuters) - A move by the United States to explore tariffs on auto imports is based on flimsy logic and is clearly linked to talks to modernize the NAFTA trade pact, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Thursday.

05/24/2018 05:07 PM
UAW accuses Musk of threatening Tesla workers over unionization
(Reuters) - The United Auto Workers union (UAW) has filed a complaint accusing Tesla Inc Chief Executive Elon Musk of illegally threatening to take away benefits from workers who join the union.

05/24/2018 04:32 PM
North Korea setback, sterling weigh on FTSE but mid-caps shine
LONDON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump's decision to cancel a summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un weighed on British shares in afternoon trading, while gains in sterling prompted by better retail sales data also bruised the internationally-exposed FTSE 100.

05/24/2018 03:16 PM
Early ECB bank loan repayments loom, threaten to raise borrowing costs
LONDON (Reuters) - Already facing a likely growth slowdown, the euro zone risks a sudden tightening of financial conditions next month should banks across the bloc use the opportunity to repay billions of euros in cheap loans taken from the European Central Bank.

05/24/2018 03:01 PM
Investors attack Lloyds Bank over mistreatment of customers
LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's Lloyds Banking Group faced a barrage of allegations of poor customer service and withholding misconduct compensation on Thursday, laying bare the task of rebuilding customer trust after years of reputational damage.

05/24/2018 02:48 PM
Brexit customs plan could cost UK aerospace/defence industry £2.3 billion - trade body
LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's aerospace and defence industry could face extra costs of 2.3 billion pounds ($3 billion) to comply with the customs arrangement favoured by some Brexit supporters within the cabinet, according to forecasts by trade body ADS.

05/24/2018 10:15 AM
UK consumers return to shops after snowy start to 2018
LONDON (Reuters) - British retail sales jumped last month by the most in one-and-a-half years, official figures showed on Thursday, suggesting the economy was recovering from a snowy start to the year.

05/24/2018 10:12 AM
More British companies investing in Germany ahead of Brexit
BERLIN (Reuters) - A record number of British businesses invested in Germany last year to help them to cope with the looming effects of Brexit, a study by a German government agency showed on Thursday, with the trend set to continue.