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  • STOCKHOLM- Riksbank Deputy Governor Cecilia Skingsley speaks on monetary policy, the current economic situation and on why there is a negative repo rate in Sweden- 1100 GMT. BRUSSELS- European Central Bank President Mario Draghi gives introductory statement at the quarterly hearing before the Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs of the European...

  • *Frankfurt court allows strike, Lufthansa appeal rejected. The pilot union said in a statement that all of Lufthansa's short and long-haul flights out of Germany will be affected by the continued industrial action, planned to run until 2259 GMT on Thursday. Lufthansa was seeking to prevent the strike going ahead late on Tuesday after a Frankfurt labour court...

  • *Frankfurt court allows strike, Lufthansa appeal rejected. Lufthansa was seeking to prevent the strike going ahead late on Tuesday after a Frankfurt labour court earlier rejected its application for an injunction. Flights by Lufthansa's other airlines including Germanwings, Eurowings, Austrian Airlines, SWISS and Brussels Airlines, are not affected by the...

  • *Three main Wall Street indexes, Russell 2000 end at records. NEW YORK, Nov 22- Wall Street's three main stock indexes ended at record highs for a second straight day on Tuesday, while European shares also rose on expectations that markets would benefit from U.S. In Europe, the pan-European STOXX 600 index and the FTSEurofirst 300 of top regional shares climbed to...

  • *Nigeria sees OPEC expert consensus on Tuesday. NEW YORK, Nov 22- Oil ended little changed on Tuesday in volatile trade that saw prices rise and fall by $1 a barrel depending on the latest comment from OPEC officials at a technical conference in Vienna on whether the cartel members would agree to an output cut. During the session, Brent gained $1 a barrel, bringing it...

  • *OPEC experts make recommendation, full deal still elusive. VIENNA/ DUBAI, Nov 22- OPEC will debate an oil output cut of 4.0-4.5 percent for all of its members except Libya and Nigeria next week but the deal's success hinges on an agreement from Iraq and Iran, which are far from certain to give full backing. Three OPEC sources told Reuters a gathering of experts from...

  • *Frankfurt court allows strike, Lufthansa appeals. Lufthansa was still seeking to prevent the strike going ahead late on Tuesday after a Frankfurt labour court earlier rejected its application for an injunction. Flights by Lufthansa's other airlines including Germanwings, Eurowings, Austrian Airlines, SWISS and Brussels Airlines, are not affected by the...

  • *OPEC experts make recommendation but full deal still elusive. *Iraq foreign min says would be unfair for OPEC to ask it to cut. VIENNA/ DUBAI, Nov 22- OPEC will debate an oil output cut of 4.0-4.5 percent for all of its members except Libya and Nigeria next week but the deal's success hinges on an agreement from Iraq and Iran, which are far from certain to give full...

  • *OPEC experts make recommendation but full deal still elusive. *Iraq foreign min says would be unfair for OPEC to ask it to cut. VIENNA/ DUBAI, Nov 22- OPEC will debate an oil output cut of 4.0-4.5 percent for all of its members except Libya and Nigeria next week but the deal's success hinges on an agreement from Iraq and Iran, which are far from certain to give full...

  • FRANKFURT, Nov 22- Lufthansa said it was seeking a temporary injunction on Tuesday to avert a strike after cancelling nearly a third of its flights on Wednesday due to a planned 24- hour work stoppage then by its pilots. The labour court in Frankfurt said a hearing on Lufthansa's injunction request was scheduled for 1400 GMT on Tuesday. Flights by Lufthansa's...

  • *Nigeria says OPEC talking of six-month deal duration. *Iraq says would be unfair for OPEC to ask it to cut. The High-Level Committee- a technical body comprised mainly of OPEC governors and national representatives who report to their respective ministers- started a second day of talks at OPEC headquarters in Vienna at about 0930 GMT.

  • LONDON- Bank of England Executive Director Vicky Saporta will speak at the Association of British Insurers- 1115 GMT. SYDNEY, Australia- Reserve Bank of Australia Head of Domestic Markets Chris Aylmer speaks at the Australian Securitisation Forum 2016.. CANBERRA- Reserve Bank of Australia Deputy Governor Geoff Bascand speaks on' Changing Dynamics in...

  • *Iran may only freeze production rather than cut. OPEC members are due to agree to a world oil freeze pact on Nov. 30 at a meeting in Vienna, Austria. In recent days, several OPEC members including Iran, along with non-member Russia, have suggested they were leaning toward a deal to limit output.

  • VIENNA/ DUBAI, Nov 21- OPEC experts have made some progress on the first day of a two-day meeting to nail down details of their plan to cut oil output, OPEC sources said on Monday, with some expressing optimism about the prospect of a final deal. The committee is a technical body comprised mainly of OPEC governors and national representatives- officials who report to...

  • VIENNA/ DUBAI, Nov 21- OPEC experts have made some progress on the first day of a two-day meeting to nail down details of their plan to cut oil output, OPEC sources said on Monday, with some expressing optimism about the prospect of a final deal. The committee is a technical body comprised mainly of OPEC governors and national representatives- officials who report to...

  • STRASBOURG, France- European Central Bank President Mario Draghi speaks at the European Parliament in Strasbourg- 1630 GMT. SYDNEY- Chris Aylmer, head of Domestic Markets, Reserve Bank of Australia speaks at the Australian Securitization Forum 2016. TOKYO- Bank of Japan policy board member Takako Masai speaks to business leaders in Saitama- 0130 GMT.

  • *OPEC members propose Iran cap output at 3.92 mln bpd. NEW YORK, Nov 18- A stronger dollar weighed down oil prices on Friday, but Brent crude was headed for its first weekly gain in five on hopes that OPEC might agree to limit production cuts at the end of the month. Iran has been the main stumbling block for capping production, and while it has not yet responded to the...

  • DOHA, Nov 18- OPEC is moving closer towards finalising this month its first deal since 2008 to limit oil output, with most members prepared to offer Iran significant flexibility on production volumes, ministers and sources said on Friday. On Friday, several OPEC oil ministers including Saudi Arabia's Khalid al-Falih met in Doha on the sidelines of a gas forum.

  • *European stock markets dip, Asia stocks closed down. LONDON, Nov 18- The dollar scaled to its highest level in almost 14 years against a basket of currencies on Friday, while U.S. bond yields were set for the biggest fortnightly rise in 15 years on bets U.S. inflation and interest rates are headed higher. In Asia, MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside...

  • *Wall Street shares near record high, Asia under pressure. European shares were expected to open marginally higher, with spread-betters looking to rise of 0.3 percent in Germany's DAX and a flat opening for Britain's FTSE. In Asia, MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan dropped 0.4 percent to hover just above its four-month low touched...