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  • U.S. Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen

    If the Federal Reserve decides to raise interest rates before December, it will be defying a quarter-century of policymaking history.

  • *Analyst says Zimbabwe on brink of currency crisis. HARARE, May 11- Zimbabweans are worried that central bank plans to circulate local bank notes to ease dollar shortages could open the door to rampant printing of cash as happened in 2008 when inflation hit 500 billion percent, wiping out savings and pensions. "This is the return of the Zimbabwe dollar by another...

  • SAO PAULO, May 11- Smaller corporate lenders are better positioned to weather Brazil's worst recession in decades, but need to be monitored closely as clients grapple with soaring defaults and bankruptcy filings, the head of the nation's deposit guarantee fund said. But rising defaults among small factories and retailers have yet to "ring warning bells," said...

  • LONDON, May 11- British finance minister George Osborne said on Wednesday that the country could face a balance of payments crisis and problems in its banking sector if it votes to leave the European Union in next month's referendum. Bank of England Governor Mark Carney has previously said that concerns about Britain's EU membership could test the "kindness of...

  • Jamie Dimon: I didn't cause 2016 stock bottom

    "It was serendipity that I bought at the bottom, as opposed to I made the stock market go up," the JPMorgan chief tells CNBC.

  • CNBC Pro: Jamie Dimon

    In a wide-ranging interview, Chairman and CEO of JPMorgan Chase Jamie Dimon, talks about the financial markets, U.S. economy, the election, regulations, small banks, online lenders and the power of recognition.

  • Stop bank on bank violence: Jamie Dimon

    We were there for community banks when they had no one else to go to, says JPMorgan Chase Chairman and CEO Jamie Dimon, responding to criticism about his comments that big and small banks work together.

  • At the heart of good management: Jamie Dimon

    JPMorgan Chase Chairman and CEO Jamie Dimon, discusses what he learned about leadership and recognition from former Yum! Brands CEO David Novak.

  • Jamie Dimon's post-election wish list

    JPMorgan Chase Chairman and CEO Jamie Dimon, discusses changes he would like to see the next president incorporate into his or her agenda, including tax reform and immigration reform, and infrastructure spending.

  • LONDON, May 11- The European Central Bank and Bank of Japan may soon be spending as freely on shares as they already are on bonds, especially if the weapons so far deployed from their monetary policy arsenals continue to fire blanks. The BOJ already buys small amounts of stocks and, asked this week whether the ECB would contemplate buying equities, its vice...

  • FRANKFURT, May 11- A consultancy owned by the world's biggest investor, BlackRock, will help the European Central Bank in its stress test of top banks, the two organisations said on Wednesday. The tests are the latest probe of big banks in the euro zone from carmaker Volkswagen's finance arm to France's BNP Paribas. BlackRock itself manages $4.7 trillion and has...

  • Can do more to improve cost cutting: Unicredit CEO

    Unicredit CEO, Federico Ghizzoni, tells CNBC that the firm is satisfied with first-quarter numbers and the business progression.

  • Italian banks are still making money: Banor Capital

    Francesco Castelli, portfolio manager at Banor Capital, looks at the performance in the Italian banking sector in reference to earnings season and strategy by the European Central Bank.

  • Should you invest in banks or insurers?

    Sonja Laud, investment director of global multi asset group at Baring Asset Management, talks about bank and insurance stocks.

  • The future of shale and oil production

    Suzanne Minter, oil & natural gas analyst at Platts Analytics, discusses shale and differences between oil producers in the U.S. and the Middle East.

  • Guy de Blonay, director of Jupiter Asset Management, says negative interest rates are pushing investors to take higher risks.

  • WEDNESDAY, MAY 11 LONDON- Bank of England's Financial Markets Infrastructure Supervision Director David Bailey speaks at the Futures and Options World Post Trade Event- 1300 GMT. LONDON- UK Finance Minister George Osborne discuss EU membership with the Parliament's Treasury Committee- 1300 GMT. LONDON- European Bank for Reconstruction and Development...

  • *Chinese banks take top 6 slots in Asia ex-Japan DCM league. Bank of China, China Construction Bank, Industrial and Commercial Bank of China, CITIC Securities and Agricultural Bank of China now sit at the top of the Debt Capital Market league table for Asia Pacific excluding Japan for the year to date, Reuters data show. "Multi-national companies have limited...

  • WELLINGTON, May 11- New Zealand's financial system remains resilient but risks to the financial stability outlook have increased in the past six months, the central bank said on Wednesday. The hot housing market has long been a source of concern for the central bank, in particular in the nation's largest city, Auckland. However, prices in Auckland remain "...

  • BERLIN, May 10- German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble said on Tuesday central banks should start finding ways to gradually raise their record-low interest rates, though he refrained from naming the European Central Bank whose monetary policy he has often criticized. Schaeuble also said that he expected an agreement with Greece on reforms in two weeks,...

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