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  • *Mexico says conditions exist for a good outcome for all. WASHINGTON, April 27- President Donald Trump told Reuters on Thursday that he was "psyched" to terminate the NAFTA trade deal with Canada and Mexico, but changed his mind after their leaders asked for it to be renegotiated instead. His comments came at the end of a long 24 hours during which Ottawa and Mexico...

  • WASHINGTON- Philadelphia Federal Reserve Bank President Patrick Harker will speak in Washington D.C- 1830 GMT. BERN- Swiss National Bank general meeting of shareholders. Speakers: Swiss National Bank President Jean-Paul Studer, Governing Board Chairman Thomas Jordan and head of the SNB General Assembly Jean-Michel Leuwe- 0800 GMT.

  • WASHINGTON- Philadelphia Federal Reserve Bank President Patrick Harker will speak in Washington D.C- 1830 GMT. BERN- Swiss National Bank general meeting of shareholders. Speakers: Swiss National Bank President Jean-Paul Studer, Governing Board Chairman Thomas Jordan and head of the SNB General Assembly Jean-Michel Leuwe- 0800 GMT.

  • CELAYA, Mexico _ Industrias Bachoco SAB de CV on Thursday reported first-quarter profit of $34.9 million. On a per-share basis, the Celaya, Mexico- based company said it had net income of 70 cents. This story was generated by Automated Insights using data from Zacks Investment Research.

  • MEXICO CITY— Like the rest of the world, Mexico only learned through media reports that the Trump administration was considering a draft executive order to withdraw the United States from the North American Free Trade Agreement. But just as Trump warned that he was still prepared to walk away from NAFTA unless he gets "a fair deal for the United States," Videgaray...

  • *Mexico says conditions exist for a good outcome for all. WASHINGTON, April 27- President Donald Trump said on Thursday he pulled back from the brink of killing the 23- year-old trade pact with Canada and Mexico after requests from their leaders and expressed optimism about winning better U.S. terms in a renegotiated deal. Trump, during a White House appearance...

  • WASHINGTON, April 27- President Donald Trump said on Thursday he was ready to kill the 23- year-old trade agreement with Canada and Mexico but agreed to renegotiate it after pleas from their leaders, expressing optimism about extracting better terms for the United States. Mexico, Canada and the United States form one of the world's biggest trading blocs, and...

  • WASHINGTON, April 27- President Donald Trump expressed optimism on Thursday the United States, Canada and Mexico can successfully renegotiate a trade accord he deems unfair to American interests but vowed to scrap the 23- year-old pact if a "fair deal for all" cannot be reached. Trump, in a meeting with Argentine president Mauricio Macri, said Thursday he had...

  • April 27- Gold on Thursday edged away from two-week lows hit in the previous session on scepticism over President Trump's proposed U.S. tax reform, with markets awaiting central bank meetings in Europe and Japan. *Spot gold was down 0.1 percent at $1,266.80 per ounce, as of 0115 GMT. *Asian shares ticked down from a near two-year high on Thursday after a long-awaited...

  • The Mexican Automotive Bulletproofing Association issued a statement Wednesday saying it wants to take advantage of returning migrants' "experience and knowledge of the automotive industry." A rebound in violent crime has boosted such industries in Mexico, but has hurt other areas of the economy. While Mexico has feared mass removal of its citizens from the...

  • STOCKHOLM- Swedish Central Bank announces its interest rate decision. FRANKFURT- European Central Bank will hold a press conference following the governing council monetary policy meeting in Frankfurt 1330 GMT. EANSTON, Illinois- Federal Reserve Board Governor Lael Brainard speaks on "Fintech" before the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern...

  • STOCKHOLM- Swedish Central Bank announces its interest rate decision. FRANKFURT- European Central Bank will hold a press conference following the governing council monetary policy meeting in Frankfurt 1330 GMT. EANSTON, Illinois- Federal Reserve Board Governor Lael Brainard speaks on "Fintech" before the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern...

  • GUADALAJARA, Mexico _ Grupo Aeroportuario del Pacifico SAB de CV on Wednesday reported first-quarter profit of $76.4 million. The Guadalajara, Mexico- based company said it had profit of 92 cents per share. This story was generated by Automated Insights using data from Zacks Investment Research.

  • LA MATANZA, Argentina, April 26- Billboards in Buenos Aires province's working-class La Matanza district trumpet a soon-to-be completed bus lane alongside the face of the district's mayor, an ally of former populist President Cristina Fernandez. Although it was originally conceived when Fernandez was president, the 2 billion-peso "Metrobus" lane is being...

  • MEXICO CITY, April 26- Mexico's peso sank to a more than one-month low on Wednesday on news the administration of U.S. A senior Trump administration official said on Wednesday a draft executive order that would withdraw the United States from NAFTA, that also includes Mexico and Canada, was under consideration, confirming an earlier report from Politico.

  • MEXICO CITY _ Coca-Cola FEMSA SAB on Wednesday reported first-quarter net income of $289.9 million. Coca-Cola FEMSA shares have climbed 13 percent since the beginning of the year. Keywords: Coca-Cola FEMSA, Earnings Report.

  • STOCKHOLM- Meeting of the executive board of the Riksbank- 0800 GMT. STOCKHOLM- Swedish Central Bank to publish executive board's interest rate decision along with the monetary policy report. STOCKHOLM- The Riksbank will hold a press conference on the interest rate decision.

  • FRANKFURT, Germany- "Frankfurt Finance Summit 2017." STOCKHOLM- Meeting of the executive board of the Riksbank- 0800 GMT. STOCKHOLM- Swedish Central Bank to publish executive board's interest rate decision along with the monetary policy report. STOCKHOLM- The Riksbank will hold a press conference on the interest rate decision.

  • MEXICO CITY— The World Trade Organization ruled Tuesday that Mexico's tuna industry has been harmed by U.S. The decision said Mexico's economic damages from the labeling rules amounted to $163 million a year. Mexico's statement said its tuna industry meets "the highest international standards for the protection of dolphins and sustainability."

  • TEL AVIV, April 25- Teva Pharmaceutical Industries hopes to resume some production at its newly purchased Mexican plant in the coming months, but an overhaul needed to bring the factory up to speed will take a few years, the company said on Tuesday. Rimsa's previous owners, the Espinosa family, deny this, and the two sides are locked in a legal battle.