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  • Candidates for the Austrian presidential elections Norbert Hofer (left) and Alexander Van der Bellen shake hands during the Airshow 'Airpower 16' in Zeltweg, Austria.

    Austria delayed a re-run of a knife-edge presidential election as faulty seals on postal ballots scuppered its second attempt to organise a ballot.

  • MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 12 ATLANTA- Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta President Dennis Lockhart speaks on monetary policy and the economic outlook before the National Association for Business Economics 58th annual meeting- 1205 GMT. Speakers: Panama Finance Minister Dulcidio de la Guardia, International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde and...

  • MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 12 TORONTO- Toronto Global Forum- An international conference which fosters dialog on national and global issues, held under the auspices of the International Economic Forum of the Americas. Speakers: Panama Finance Minister Dulcidio de la Guardia, International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde and World Bank Managing...

  • SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 10 IRVING, United States- Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas President Robert Kaplan participates in moderated Q&A before the Dallas Security Traders Association Convention- 0015 GMT. MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 12 ATLANTA- Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta President Dennis Lockhart speaks on monetary policy and the economic outlook before the...

  • FRANKFURT- European Central Bank chief Mario Draghi holds a press conference after the rate announcement- 1230 GMT. FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 9 QUINCY, United States- Federal Reserve Bank of Boston President Eric Rosengren speaks before the South Shore 7:44 Chamber Breakfast and Economic Forecast- 1145 GMT. AUSTIN, United States- Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas...

  • WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 7 RENO, United States- Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco President John Williams speaks on the economic outlook before the Hayek Group- 0115 GMT. LONDON- Bank of England Governor Mark Carney appears before UK parliament's Treasury Committee- 1315 GMT. SYDNEY- Reserve Bank of Australia Deputy Governor Philip Lowe speaks at an...

  • WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 7 RENO, United States- Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco President John Williams speaks on the economic outlook before the Hayek Group- 0115 GMT. LONDON- Bank of England Governor Mark Carney appears before UK parliament's Treasury Committee- 1315 GMT. SYDNEY- Reserve Bank of Australia Deputy Governor Philip Lowe speaks at an...

  • *Saudi, Russia and Iran indicate more flexibility. LONDON/ SINGAPORE, Sept 6- Iran signaled on Tuesday it was prepared to work with Saudi Arabia and Russia to prop up oil prices as Tehran began to bargain with OPEC on possible exemptions from output limits. Iran has been the main factor preventing an output deal between OPEC and non-OPEC Russia as Tehran argued it...

  • RPT-G20- RUSSIA AND SAUDI ARABIA ENERGY MINISTERS WILL MEET AGAIN IN ALGERIA AT IEF CONFERENCE AND OPEC MEETING IN VIENNA IN NOV- JOINT STATEMENT.

  • *Production freeze to be discussed in Algeria meeting- Russia. LONDON, Sept 5- Crude oil futures rose sharply on Monday amid renewed speculation that major producers including Saudi Arabia and Russia could cooperate to tackle weak prices and rein in oversupply. Saudi Arabia and Russia later on Monday are due to make a joint statement during the G20 summit in...

  • *U.S. oil rig count steadies as crude remains below $50/ bbl. *Russia's Putin supports OPEC production freeze efforts. After being unchanged last week, the oil rig count provided by industry firm Baker Hughes rose by just one this week as crude prices held below the key $50- a-barrel mark that analysts and drillers said made drilling more viable.

  • *Russia's Putin supports OPEC production freeze efforts. *U.S. oil rig count steadies as crude remains below $50/ bbl. So if the rig count stays steady, we could finish the year at about $50, "said Jay Hatfield of New York- based InfraCap MLP, an exchange-traded fund that invests in U.S. energy projects.

  • "But a lower rig count is also likely once we get to late September and beyond, and once it becomes clear that OPEC measures to jawbone the market won't last." The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries, led by Saudi Arabia and other big Middle East crude exporters, will meet non- OPEC producers led by Russia at informal talks in Algeria between Sept. 26 and...

  • *Russia's Putin supports OPEC production freeze efforts. NEW YORK, Sept 2- Oil prices rose 3 percent on Friday as a report showing weaker U.S. jobs growth in August suppressed the dollar, pushing up commodities, but crude futures remained on track for a big weekly loss on glut concerns. Brent crude futures were up $1.38, or 3 percent, at $46.83 a barrel by 11:44 a.m. EDT.

  • *Russia's Putin supports OPEC production freeze efforts. NEW YORK, Sept 2- Oil prices rose more than 2 percent on Friday as a report showing weaker U.S. jobs growth in August suppressed the dollar, pushing up commodities, but crude futures remained on track for a big weekly loss on glut concerns. Brent crude futures were up $1.25, or 2.8 percent, at $46.73 a barrel by...

  • *Production freeze is right decision- Putin to Bloomberg. *Hurricane Hermine makes landfall in Florida, weakens. Russian President Vladimir Putin told Bloomberg an agreement between oil exporters to freeze output would be the right decision to support the market.

  • *Production freeze is right decision- Putin to Bloomberg. Russian President Vladimir Putin told Bloomberg an agreement between oil exporters to freeze output would be the right decision to support the market. OPEC members will discuss a potential production cap again at an informal Sept. 26-28 meeting in Algeria.

  • VIENNA, Sept 2- Austria's conservative Economy Minister Reinhold Mitterlehner has backed a free trade deal between the European Union and Canada after Chancellor Christian Kern, a Social Democrat, said Vienna would oppose the agreement in its current form. Kern has said the deal with Canada, known as the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement, shares many...

  • FRANKFURT, Sept 1- German-U.S. online auction house Auctionata/Paddle8, one of the leading online auctioneers for art and luxury collectibles, on Thursday named former Bertelsmann executive board member and new business head Thomas Hesse as the start-up's chief executive. It was founded in Vienna in 2012 by former CEO Alexander Zacke and two co-founders...

  • The change in tone comes as OPEC and other producers such as Russia may resume talks on stabilising output when they meet in Algeria later this month, after a similar effort to boost oil prices collapsed in April due to Saudi-Iranian tensions. OPEC in November 2014 made a landmark policy shift, led by Saudi Arabia, refusing to cut production by itself in the hope...