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  • *Conservative vice Chancellor for Canada deal. VIENNA, Sept 14- Austrian Chancellor Christian Kern's opposition to a free trade agreement between the European Union and Canada was countered by fervent praise for the deal from his deputy at a special parliamentary session on the issue on Wednesday. The Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement with Canada,...

  • NEW YORK, Sept 14- An experimental stem cell therapy developed by Asterias Biotherapeutics restored some movement to patients paralyzed by recent spinal cord injuries, according to interim data from a small study being presented on Wednesday. One of the five patients in the trial regained use of both arms and hands, and is now able to feed himself, send texts on a...

  • LONDON, Sept 14- Euro zone bond yields rose across the board on Wednesday after a top European Central Bank official said the central bank should hold off on new monetary easing measures. Most yields touched their highest levels since Britain's vote to leave the EU in late June, extending a rise that started after the ECB's policy meeting last week, when it...

  • ECB governing council member Ewald Nowotny, Central Bank of Iceland Governor Mar Gudmundsson and De Nederlansche Bank President Klaas Knot to speak. LONDON- Bank of Canada Senior Deputy Governor Carolyn Wilkins speaks at OMFIF, with the focus expected to be on the long-term strategy for economic growth and its implications for financial stability- 1015 GMT.

  • VIENNA, Sept 13- China's central bank is cautious about the ultra-low interest rates adopted in much of the developed world to stimulate economies, Yi Gang, a Chinese central bank vice governor, said on Tuesday. "We're still very cautious on this monetary policy," Yi Gang told a central banking conference in Vienna. "We have to be very careful and look at the...

  • TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 13 OSTRAVA, Czech Republic- Czech National Bank Governor Jiri Rusnok to give a lecture on "Monetary policy in the years 2017-2018: exit and developments beyond"- 0800 GMT. ECB governing council member Ewald Nowotny, Sveriges Riksbank Deputy Governor Cecilia Skingsley, Argentina central bank Governor Federico Sturzenegger, People's Bank of...

  • ECB governing council member Ewald Nowotny, Sveriges Riksbank Deputy Governor Cecilia Skingsley, Argentina central bank Governor Federico Sturzenegger, People's Bank of China Deputy Governor Gang Yi, Central Bank of Iceland Governor Mar Gudmundsson and De Nederlansche Bank President Klaas Knot to attend. MILAN- Italy Economy Minister Pier Carlo Padoan,...

  • ECB governing council member Ewald Nowotny, Sveriges Riksbank Deputy Governor Cecilia Skingsley, Argentina central bank Governor Federico Sturzenegger, People's Bank of China Deputy Governor Gang Yi, Central Bank of Iceland Governor Mar Gudmundsson and De Nederlansche Bank President Klaas Knot to attend. MILAN- Italy Economy Minister Pier Carlo Padoan,...

  • 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.