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UK Stocks-Factors to watch on Jan. 22

Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening 22 points lower at 6,949, on Tuesday, according to financial bookmakers. * RPC GROUP: Private equity company Apollo Global Management is in advanced talks to buy Europe's biggest plastics packaging maker RPC Group for more than $3.8 billion, the Wall Street Journal reported on Monday. * EDDIE STOBART: Eddie Stobart Logistics is starting a rail service from the London port of Tilbury to Daventry, where major retailers, including Amazon have distr

China, HK stocks retreat as investors brace for tough quarter

Shares in China and Hong Kong fell on Tuesday as investors take stock of the country's weak economic outlook, which points to a difficult first quarter of 2019, with the impact of policy support expected later in the year. ** At the midday break, the Shanghai Composite index was down 0.7 percent at 2,591.37. ** China's blue-chip CSI300 index was down 0.9 percent, with its financial sector sub-index lower by 0.5 percent, the consumer staples sector falling 1.6 percen

SE Asia Stocks-Most slip on global growth concerns, Singapore leads fall

Most Southeast Asian stock markets edged lower on Tuesday, with Singapore leading the fall, as investors remained cautious after the International Monetary Fund (IMF) cut global growth forecasts on the eve of the World Economic Forum in Davos. In its World Economic Outlook report released on Monday, the IMF predicted the global e

Carrefour Brasil sales grow 10.2 pct in fourth quarter

Consolidated fourth quarter sales by Carrefour Brasil, one of Brazil's largest retailers owned by France's Carrefour SA, hit 15.8 billion reais ($4.2 billion), a 10.2 percent growth from a year before, the company said on Monday in a securities filing.

UPDATE 1-Brazil to privatize more airports, railways for grains

Brazil's government will announce the privatization of southern airports, including Curitiba, in the second quarter of this year, according to Adalberto Vasconcelos, head of the PPI government program tasked with luring private investment in the country's infrastructure.

EMERGING MARKETS-Most Latin American shares slump on risk aversion

Latin American stocks saw their steepest one-day loss in nearly one month on Monday and currencies also weakened as negative local news added to the risk aversion from China data confirming global economic slowdown. The MSCI index of Latin American shares slumped 0.8 percent and posted its worst day since Dec. 26 in subdued trade as U.S. markets were closed for the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday. Risk sentim

Brazil to privatize more airports, railways for grains

Brazil's government will announce the privatization of southern airports, including Curitiba, in the second quarter of this year, according to Adalberto Vasconcelos, head of the PPI government program tasked with luring private investment in the country's infrastructure.