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Chile plans to raise copper mining royalties and reform tax system

SANTIAGO, July 1 (Reuters) - Chile's finance minister, Mario Marcel, on Friday introduced a tax reform bill that increases copper mining royalties on companies that produce more than 50,000 tonnes a year and raises taxes on high-income earners to fund the government's proposed social programs and reforms. Chile is the world's top copper producer an
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Moody's warns Chile constitution uncertainty could hit mining investment

SANTIAGO, June 15 (Reuters) - Investment in Chile's mining sector could face gridlock if political uncertainty over a new constitution is not resolved, ratings agency Moody's said on Wednesday, a reflection of industry concerns in the world's top copper producing nation. Chile is redrafting its market-orientated constitution which dates back to the
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UK Stocks-Factors to watch on June 6

June 6 (Reuters) - Britain's FTSE 100 index .FTSE is seen opening higher on Monday, with futures FFIc1 up 0.88%. * MELROSE INDUSTRIES: British jet and auto parts supplier Melrose Industries Plc MRON.L agreed to sell its Ergotron unit to funds managed by U.S.-based the Sterling Group for $650 million. * GSK: British drugmaker GSK GSK.L said on Monda
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UK Stocks-Factors to watch on June 6

June 6 (Reuters) - Britain's FTSE 100 index .FTSE is seen opening higher on Monday, with futures FFIc1 up 0.98%. * RUSAL-RIO: Rusal RUAL.MM has filed a lawsuit against Rio Tinto RIO.AX , seeking to win back access to its 20% share of the alumina produced at a jointly owned refiner in Queensland. * SAINSBURY'S: Shareholders in Sainsbury's SBRY.L wil
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UK equities record best week since mid-March

(For a Reuters live blog on U.S., UK and European stock markets, click LIVE/ or type LIVE/ in a news window) * Miners rise as metal prices gain ground * Deliveroo down on JPMorgan downgrade * Banks, retailers among top weekly performers * FTSE 100 up 0.3%, FTSE 250 adds 0.6% (Updates prices) By Sruthi Shankar May 27 (Reuters) - The FTSE 100 inched
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Kicking the China habit: South Korea hunts tungsten treasure

* S.Korean tungsten mine gets $100 million makeover * Dozens of new mineral projects launched globally * Green, digital booms fuel demand for rare minerals * China is pre-eminent in critical minerals supply * GRAPHIC-S.Korea's reliance on China: Link (Edits headline) By Ju-min Park and Joe Brock SANGDONG, South Korea, May 9 (Reuters) - Blue tungste
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South Korea hunts tungsten treasure in race for rare minerals

* S.Korean tungsten mine gets $100 million makeover * Dozens of new mineral projects launched globally * Green, digital booms fuel demand for rare minerals * China is pre-eminent in critical minerals supply * GRAPHIC-S.Korea's reliance on China: Link By Ju-min Park and Joe Brock SANGDONG, South Korea, May 9 (Reuters) - Blue tungsten winking from th
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Chile's March copper production falls 7.2%, manufacturing output up 3.3%

SANTIAGO, April 29 (Reuters) - Copper output in Chile, the world's largest producer of the metal, fell 7.2% year on year to 462,360 tonnes in March, the country's statistics agency INE said on Friday. The agency said that there was "less ore processing in important companies in the sector." The Chilean Copper Commission (Cochilco) has said drops in
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London's FTSE 100 ends flat as miners weigh; Ibstock tops FTSE 250

(For a Reuters live blog on U.S., UK and European stock markets, click LIVE/ or type LIVE/ in a news window) * Anglo American at bottom of FTSE 100 on output downgrade * Brick maker Ibstock tops FTSE 250 after upbeat outlook * FTSE 100 ends flat, FTSE 250 adds 0.4% (Updates to close) By Devik Jain and Amal S April 21 (Reuters) - London's FTSE 100 p
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UK Stocks-Factors to watch on April 21

April 21 (Reuters) - Britain's FTSE 100 index .FTSE is seen opening higher on Thursday, with futures FFIc1 up 0.29%. * BARCLAYS: Barclays BARC.L has raised 526 million pounds ($687 million) by selling around 63 million shares in South Africa's Absa, it said. * ANTOFAGASTA: Chilean miner Antofagasta's ANTO.L first-quarter copper production fell 24%
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UK Stocks-Factors to watch on April 21

April 21 (Reuters) - Britain's FTSE 100 index .FTSE is seen opening higher on Thursday, with futures FFIc1 up 0.23%. * BHP: BHP Group BHP.AX fell short of estimates for iron ore output for the March quarter, as a pandemic-related labour crunch weighed on the miner's efforts to boost production in the mineral-rich Pilbara region of Western Australia
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UK Stocks-Factors to watch on April 11

April 11 (Reuters) - London's FTSE 100 index .FTSE fell on Monday as data showed Britain's economy lost steam in February, with miners and consumer staple stocks weighing the most on the commodity-heavy index. * SHELL: Shell Plc SHEL.L said it has resumed shipping liquefied natural gas (LNG) from its Prelude floating LNG facility off northwest Aust
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UK Stocks-Factors to watch on April 11

April 11 (Reuters) - Britain's FTSE 100 index .FTSE is seen opening lower on Monday, with futures FFIc1 down 0.41%. * SHELL: Shell Plc SHEL.L said it has resumed loading liquefied natural gas (LNG) cargoes at its Prelude floating LNG facility off northwest Australia after a four-month shutdown due to a major power failure. * RIO TINTO-RUSAL: Russia
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Energy majors fuel FTSE 100 gain on renewed oil price surge

(For a Reuters live blog on U.S., UK and European stock markets, click LIVE/ or type LIVE/ in a news window) * Oil majors shine as crude climbs * FTSE 100 at over 2-week high * Balfour Beatty down after downgrade * FTSE 100 up 0.5%, FTSE 250 off 0.7% (Updates to close) By Sruthi Shankar March 21 (Reuters) - Britain's FTSE 100 closed higher on Monda
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UK Stocks-Factors to watch on Feb 22

Feb 22 (Reuters) - Britain's FTSE 100 index .FTSE is seen opening lower on Tuesday, with futures FFIc1 down 1.27%. * COCA-COLA HBC: Coca-Cola HBC AG'S CCH.L annual profit trounced market expectations, boosted by higher demand for low-sugar and energy drinks while people opted to dine out more as COVID restrictions ease * IHG: IHG IHG.L resumed divi
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UK Stocks-Factors to watch on Feb 22

Feb 22 (Reuters) - Britain's FTSE 100 index .FTSE is seen opening lower on Tuesday, with futures FFIc1 down 0.79%. * HSBC: HSBC HSBA.L brought forward its key profitability target by a year and more than doubled its annual profits as expected bad loans from the COVID-19 pandemic failed to materialise and it looked forward to rising interest rates l
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UK Stocks-Factors to watch on Jan 27

Jan 27 (Reuters) - Britain's FTSE 100 .FTSE index is seen opening lower with futures FFIc1 down 1.75%. * ECONOMY: The number of cars made in Britain fell last year to the lowest since 1956, reflecting a major shortage of semiconductors used for electronic components, broader COVID disruptions and the closure of a Honda 7267.T factory. * ANTOFAGASTA
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UK Stocks-Factors to watch on Jan 19

Jan 19 (Reuters) - Britain's FTSE 100 .FTSE index is seen opening lower with futures FFIc1 down 0.61% on Wednesday. * JD WETHERSPOON: British pub group JDW.L warned it would record a loss for the first half of the fiscal year after the Omicron coronavirus variant led to renewed curbs and kept people from heading out during the holidays. * CENTAMIN:
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UK Stocks-Factors to watch on Jan 19

Jan 19 - Britain's FTSE 100 .FTSE index is seen opening lower with futures FFIc1 down 0.61% on Wednesday. * BHP GROUP: BHP Group BHPB.L BHP.AX reported a 5% rise in iron ore production for the second quarter, driven by strong performance at its Jimblebar mine and ramped up production at South Flank in Western Australia * HSBC: British lender HSBC H
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UK Stocks-Factors to watch on Dec 13

Dec 13 (Reuters) - Britain's FTSE 100 .FTSE index is seen opening higher on Monday with futures FFIc1 up 0.15%. * STHREE: SThree Plc STEMS.L said its Chief Executive Officer Mark Dorman would be stepping down due to personal reasons, and that the British recruiting firm expected to post record annual profits as reopening of economies spurred a hiri
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