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  • Business events scheduled for the coming month Friday, 28 Aug 2015 | 1:46 PM ET

    WASHINGTON— Institute for Supply Management releases its manufacturing index for August, 10 a.m.; Commerce Department releases construction spending for July, 10 a.m.. WASHINGTON— Labor Department releases second-quarter productivity data, 8:30 a.m.; Commerce Department releases factory orders for July, 10 a.m.; Federal Reserve releases Beige Book, 2 p.m..

  • Business events scheduled for the coming week Thursday, 27 Aug 2015 | 1:17 PM ET

    WASHINGTON— Institute for Supply Management releases its manufacturing index for August, 10 a.m.; Commerce Department releases construction spending for July, 10 a.m.. WASHINGTON— Labor Department releases second-quarter productivity data, 8:30 a.m.; Commerce Department releases factory orders for July, 10 a.m.; Federal Reserve releases Beige Book, 2 p.m..

  • *HSBC says more trouble ahead, but no repeat of 1997 Asian crisis. China's major stock indexes slumped more than 6 percent to 8- month lows in early trade on Tuesday before paring losses, after a catastrophic Monday that destabilised financial markets around the world and sparked fears of a hard landing for the Chinese economy, the world's biggest commodity...

  • Financial information company Markit said its purchasing managers' index for the eurozone— a broad index of business activity— rose to 54.1 points in August from 53.9 the previous month. Markit estimates the economy to be growing at a quarterly rate of 0.4 percent, slightly ahead of the 0.3 percent recorded in the second quarter. Rob Dobson, senior economist at...

  • BRASILIA, Aug 20- Germany and Brazil committed themselves on Thursday to a joint stance on climate change, putting the largest economies in Europe and Latin America on the same page ahead of global climate talks in Paris in December. She said Brazil is committed to reducing deforestation in the Amazon to zero by 2030.. Germany's Development Ministry will...

  • Germany and Brazil join forces on climate change action Thursday, 20 Aug 2015 | 2:42 PM ET

    BRASILIA, Aug 20- Germany and Brazil committed on Thursday to a joint stance on climate change, a move that puts the largest economies in Europe and Latin America on the same page ahead of global climate talks in Paris in December. Germany's Development Ministry will provide Brazil 525 million euros in loans to fund the development of renewable energy sources...

  • GREEK OFFICIAL SAYS EUROZONE READY TO TAKE ACTION, INCLUDING EXTENDING LOAN MATURITIES, TO ENSURE GREEKL DEBT IS SUSTAINABLE.

  • Kerry says Pacific trade pact must stay on track Thursday, 6 Aug 2015 | 11:59 PM ET

    Secretary of State John Kerry expressed the need to forge ahead to "finish the job" on an ambitious Trans-Pacific Partnership during a meeting with Vietnam's president on Friday, a week after lengthy talks in Hawaii ended with no deal. The Pacific pact is a "mega regional" accord set to cover 12 countries with a combined GDP of $28 trillion, among them Australia,...

  • GREEK PRIME MINISTER TSIPRAS SAYS DESPITE DIFFICULTIES HOPES DEAL WILL END UNCERTAINTY ON FUTURE OF GREECE, OF EUROZONE.

  • BRUSSELS, July 7- Euro zone leaders could hold a further emergency summit on Sunday to approve a plan to aid Greece if creditor institutions are satisfied with a Greek loan application and reform commitments, two senior EU sources said. The sources set out a tentative timetable that could offer a breakthrough to keep Greece afloat and in the euro zone, provided it...

  • BRUSSELS, July 7- Euro zone leaders could hold a further emergency summit on Sunday to approve a plan to aid Greece if creditor institutions are satisfied with a Greek loan application and reform plan, two senior EU sources said. Greece is expected to submit within hours a formal request for a medium-term assistance programme from the European Stability...

  • LEW HOPES THAT GREECE CAN MAKE FISCAL AND STRUCTURAL REFORMS, RETURN TO GROWTH AND ACHIEVE DEBT SUSTAINABILITY WITHIN EUROZONE.

  • WASHINGTON, July 6- The White House said on Monday that Greek and European leaders should seek a compromise on Greece's debt crisis that allows Greece to remain in the euro zone.

  • China says believes Greece can stay in eurozone Monday, 6 Jul 2015 | 3:18 AM ET

    BEIJING, July 6- China believes Greece will stay within the eurozone and the region can resolve its current problems, the Foreign Ministry said on Monday, after Greeks voted resoundingly to reject the austerity terms of a bailout.

  • ADVISORY-EUROZONE-GREECE/ Monday, 22 Jun 2015 | 5:15 AM ET

    Please ignore EUROZONE- GREECE/ which was yesterday's story sent in error.

  • GUATEMALA CITY, June 10- Three of the poorest, most violent Central American countries want $20 billion over the coming years to lift their economies with new roads and better education to curb illegal migration into the United States, according to a plan seen by Reuters. President Barack Obama in April at a Panama City summit by the governments of El Salvador,...

  • COLUMN-Global oil demand slowed to a crawl in 2014: Kemp Wednesday, 10 Jun 2015 | 7:31 AM ET

    LONDON, June 10- World oil demand grew by just 843,000 barrels per day last year, the slowest pace for 14 years, outside U.S. recessions. Consumption increased by less than 1 percent to 92.1 million bpd in 2014, according to the BP Statistical Review of World Energy published on Wednesday. Demand in the advanced economies of North America, Europe and Asia has been...

  • *Oil rises on Middle East concern. NEW YORK, April 23- U.S. stocks rose on Thursday, with the Nasdaq index hitting a record closing high, as corporate earnings and a rise in energy shares overshadowed soft U.S. economic data, while oil prices climbed to the highest levels of the year. said Walter Price, senior portfolio manager and managing director of the AllianzGI...

  • NEW YORK, April 23- Oil prices climbed to their highest levels of the year on Thursday as tensions in the Middle East sparked supply concerns, while the boost from energy-related stocks helped U.S. equities shrug off a batch of soft economic data. Brent crude touched a high of $65.13, its highest since December, and was last up 3.6 percent at $64.97 a barrel, while U.S....

  • *Oil rises on Middle East concern. NEW YORK, April 23- Stocks in major markets shook off soft data in big economies to hold near the unchanged mark on Thursday, while oil prices climbed on Middle East tensions. Some strong earnings from AT&T, up 2.6 percent to $33.73, and eBay, up 3.7 percent to $58.84, and a rise in energy-related shares offset weaker manufacturing data...