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Siemens (BSE: SIEMENS.BO - news) wins $2 bln contract to build new London Tube trains

Renault (LSE: 0NQF.L - news) boss Ghosn wins four-year renewal, narrow pay vote

Britain's Tesco (Frankfurt: 852647 - news) pledges to end all-white board

Hannover Re raises prospect of higher payout ratio

Intesa CEO talking to several investors over wealth management deal

Sprint, T-Mobile plan to file deal application to FCC on Monday

Boeing (NYSE: BA - news) creates one-stop shop for jets and services in Airbus battle

Volvo sets goal of 25 percent recycled plastics in cars from 2025

CYBG (Frankfurt: 42YA.F - news) on track to clinch Virgin Money deal before deadline - source

MEDIA-Deutsche Post (IOB: 0H3Q.IL - news) to keep e-van unit for at least two years - CEO to FAZ

MEDIA-Thyssenkrupp (IOB: 0O1C.IL - news) shareholders are said to be skeptical of Tata deal - Bloomberg

MEDIA-Nestle (Swiss: NESN.VX - news) joins forces with XPO to build 55 mln stg logistics hub- FT

British M&A booms two years on from Brexit vote

Unilever (NYSE: UL - news) takes stand against digital media's fake followers

Orange (LSE: 0OQV.L - news) , former executives to stand trial over staff suicides

Ex-CEO of France's Carrefour (LSE: 0NPH.L - news) to give up part of payout after pressure

(Danilo Masoni)



European shares are set to open slightly lower today while the FTSE is seen edging up a bit

with sentiment dampened by worries over a possible escalation of a trade spat between the U.S.

and China.

Financial spreadbetters expect London's FTSE to open 10 points higher at 7,644 Frankfurt's

DAX to open 13 points lower at 12,997 and Paris' CAC to open 7 points lower at 5,494.

Over in Asia, shares fell after U.S. President Donald Trump cranked up trade tensions by

going ahead with tariffs on Chinese imports, prompting Beijing to immediately respond in


* Ex-Japan Asia down 0.4 pct, Nikkei falls 0.9 pct

* E-Minis off 0.5 pct, dollar eases from 3-wk highs

* China, HK markets on holiday

* Oil pressured by oversupply fears, trade war

(Danilo Masoni)