CANADA STOCKS-TSX gains muted by energy stocks; banks, miners shine

TORONTO, Aug 29 Canada's main stock index rose on Monday, but by less than its U.S. peers, as investors bet on rate hikes sooner south of the border and lower oil prices weighed on the commodity-rich TSX.

2:36am IST

UPDATE 1-Trade dispute, policy divisions hang over Trudeau trip to China

OTTAWA, Aug 29 Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will visit Beijing this week seeking deeper ties with China but a trade dispute, government divisions over China policy and the case of a detained citizen could limit his gains.

2:10am IST

UPDATE 8-Oil down 1 pct, pressured by glut, dollar, Nigeria outlook

* U.S. Gulf of Mexico oil output down 11.5 on storm precaution (New throughout, adds forecast for second weekly build in U.S. crude output, cuts in U.S. Gulf oil output and trader comment)

2:09am IST

UPDATE 1-Libyan forces say Islamic State beaten back in Sirte

SIRTE, Libya Aug 29 Libyan forces said they captured a residential neighbourhood in central Sirte from Islamic State on Monday, leaving just one district of the city still occupied by the militants.

1:45am IST

UPDATE 1-Iraqi government, Kurds to start talks on oil dispute

BAGHDAD, Aug 29 The Iraqi government and the Kurdish regional authorities agreed to start talks to resolve a dispute on oil revenue-sharing that is holding back the nation's crude exports, according to a statement from the Iraqi prime minister's office.

1:29am IST
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