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  • MEXICO CITY, April 12- The election of Donald Trump as U.S. president last year raised the specter of economic recession in Mexico, sent the country's peso into a tailspin, and threatened local industry such as car making. Fears that Trump could tear up the NAFTA trade treaty have subsided, and so far the hit to foreign investment has been slight, said Gilberto...

  • LONDON- British Finance Minister Philip Hammond and Bank of England Governor Mark Carney will speak at London FinTech conference 0930 GMT. OTTAWA, Canada- Bank of Canada Governor Stephen Poloz and Senior Deputy Governor Carolyn Wilkins will appear in House of Commons Standing Committee on Finance in Ottawa 2015 GMT. FORT WORTH, Texas- Federal Reserve Bank of...

  • LONDON- British Finance Minister Philip Hammond and Bank of England Governor Mark Carney will speak at London FinTech conference 0930 GMT. BRUSSELS- Christine Lagarde Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund will speak about the global outlook and policy priorities ahead of the upcoming 2017 IMF Spring Meetings 0900 GMT.

  • LONDON- British Finance Minister Philip Hammond and Bank of England Governor Mark Carney will speak at London FinTech conference 0930 GMT. OTTAWA, Canada- Bank of Canada Governor Stephen Poloz and Senior Deputy Governor Carolyn Wilkins will appear in House of Commons Standing Committee on Finance in Ottawa 2015 GMT. FORT WORTH, Texas- Federal Reserve Bank of...

  • LONDON- British Finance Minister Philip Hammond and Bank of England Governor Mark Carney will speak at London FinTech conference 0930 GMT. BRUSSELS- Christine Lagarde Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund will speak about the global outlook and policy priorities ahead of the upcoming 2017 IMF Spring Meetings 0900 GMT.

  • MEXICO CITY, April 11- China Southern Airlines Co Ltd has flown its inaugural Guangzhou to Mexico City flight, via Vancouver, the first route operated by a domestic Chinese carrier to the Latin American nation, the Mexican government said on Tuesday. China's interest in Mexico, including tourism and investment, has been on the rise in recent years.

  • **BRUSSELS Governor of Bank of Italy Visco speaks before economic committee of EU parliament 1500 GMT. MINNEAPOLIS- Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis President Neel Kashkari participates in a question-and-answer session as part of a Minnesota Business Partnership meeting- 1745 GMT. WASHINGTON- Bank of America Merrill Lynch Auto Summit- 1200. BRAZIL-...

  • **BRUSSELS Governor of Bank of Italy Visco speaks before economic committee of EU parliament 1500 GMT. MINNEAPOLIS- Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis President Neel Kashkari participates in a question-and-answer session as part of a Minnesota Business Partnership meeting- 1745 GMT. WASHINGTON- Bank of America Merrill Lynch Auto Summit- 1200. BRAZIL-...

  • STOCKHOLM Swedish National Bank Governor Stefan Nils Magnus Ingves will hold a guest lecture on financial crises and future challenges at the Department of Economic History. UNITED STATES- Bank of America Merrill Lynch Auto Summit- 1200. VIENNA- Austrian National Bank Vice Governor Andreas Ittner speaks to business reporters- 0900 GMT.

  • STOCKHOLM Swedish National Bank Governor Stefan Nils Magnus Ingves will hold a guest lecture on financial crises and future challenges at the Department of Economic History. UNITED STATES- Bank of America Merrill Lynch Auto Summit- 1200. VIENNA- Austrian National Bank Vice Governor Andreas Ittner speaks to business reporters- 0900 GMT.

  • **ANN ARBOR, U.S. state of Michigan- Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen participates in a discussion with Gerald R. Ford School Dean Susan Collins before the " Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy: Policy Talk Series" in Ann Arbor 2010 GMT. VIENNA- Austrian National Bank Vice Governor Andreas Ittner will speak to business reporters. TOKYO- Bank of Japan Governor...

  • **ANN ARBOR, U.S. state of Michigan- Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen participates in a discussion with Gerald R. Ford School Dean Susan Collins before the " Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy: Policy Talk Series" in Ann Arbor 2010 GMT. VIENNA- Austrian National Bank Vice Governor Andreas Ittner will speak to business reporters. TOKYO- Bank of Japan Governor...

  • VALLETTA, Malta- European Central Bank President Mario Draghi and Vice-President Vitor Constancio participate in an Informal ECOFIN meeting in Valletta. VALLETTA, Malta Official Council meetings of economic and financial affairs ministers. VALLETTA, Malta- European Central Bank President Mario Draghi, chair of the supervisory board DaniEele Nouy and...

  • VALLETTA, Malta- European Central Bank President Mario Draghi and Vice-President Vitor Constancio participate in an Informal ECOFIN meeting in Valletta. VALLETTA, Malta Official Council meetings of economic and financial affairs ministers. VALLETTA, Malta- European Central Bank President Mario Draghi, chair of the supervisory board DaniEele Nouy and...

  • OTZOLOTEPEC, Mexico, April 7- Under a scorching sun, Clemente Enriquez tips his wide-brimmed hat up as he proudly displays in an open palm the conico corn seeds he plants on his small plot in the rolling hills outside this village west of Mexico City. A growing army of "heirloom corn" fans, from celebrity chef Rick Bayless to food giants like ConAgra to a group of dogged...

  • *reuters:// realtime/verb= Open/url= cpurl:// apps.cp./ Apps/fx-polls? BRASILIA, April 6- Major Latin American currencies appear more likely to hold their ground in coming months than they did in March, but they remain vulnerable to increased volatility coming from abroad, a Reuters poll showed on Thursday. President Donald Trump will not impose heavy tariffs on...

  • *reuters:// realtime/verb= Open/url= cpurl:// apps.cp./ Apps/fx-polls? BRASILIA, April 6- Major Latin American currencies appear more likely to hold their ground in coming months than they did in March, but they remain vulnerable to increased volatility coming from abroad, a Reuters poll showed on Thursday. President Donald Trump will not impose heavy tariffs on...

  • MEXICO CITY, April 5- State-owned oil company Pemex said on Wednesday that Mexican prosecutors have called for testimony from Pemex officials in an investigation of a bribery scandal around Brazil- based builder Odebrecht. Pemex also signed two contracts with Odebrecht for the construction at the Tula refinery in central Mexico. According to the U.S. court...

  • Great Wall Motor, which describes itself as China's largest SUV and pickup manufacturer, is interested in building a plant in Nuevo Leon in northern Mexico or the central state of San Luis Potosi, three people familiar with the matter said. Under pressure from Trump to keep jobs in the United States, Ford Motor Co in January canceled a $1.6 billion plant in San Luis...

  • SANTIAGO, April 3- Southern Copper Corp hopes to dissuade workers at its Toquepala and Cuajone mines in Peru from striking this month, as a second labor union this year in the world's No.2 copper producer seeks a larger share of profits. The union, one of five representing Southern Copper workers in Peru, plans to hold an indefinite strike starting April 7 or 10,...