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  • MEXICO CITY, Jan 24- Mexico could pull out of the North American Free Trade Agreement if a renegotiation of its terms does not benefit Latin America's second largest economy, Economy Minister Ildefonso Guajardo said on Tuesday. It would not make sense to stay, "Guajardo said when asked on local television if Mexico could pull out of the trade deal with Canada and...

  • MEXICO CITY, Jan 24- Mexico could pull out of the North American Free Trade Agreement if the deal's renegotiation does not benefit Latin America's second largest economy, Mexican economy minister Ildefonso Guajardo said on Tuesday.

  • MEXICO CITY, Jan 24- Mexico could pull out of the North American Free Trade Agreement if the deal's renegotiation does not benefit Latin America's second largest economy, Mexican economy minister Ildefonso Guajardo said on Tuesday.

  • Trump's vow to renegotiate the key trade agreement, which also includes Mexico, could sideswipe Canada's export-driven economy, and the visit by Kushner underlines the ties developing between the Trudeau and Trump camps. Trump said on Sunday he plans talks soon on the North American Free Trade Agreement, under which Canada and Mexico send the majority of...

  • Trump said on Sunday he plans talks soon on the North American Free Trade Agreement, under which Canada and Mexico send the majority of their exports to the United States. Canadian officials, trying to persuade the new U.S. administration that focusing on Canada makes no sense, given how closely the economies are linked, say the Trump team is most concerned about...

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 18- A pickup in manufacturing, "widespread" reports of labor shortages and improving business investment set the stage for the Federal Reserve's December rate hike amid signs of steady economic growth across the country, the Fed reported Wednesday in its latest Beige Book compendium of economic conditions. Manufacturers in "most" of the Federal...

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 18- Renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement with Canada and Mexico will be the Trump administration's first trade priority, U.S. Ross also told the U.S. Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee that China was the "most protectionist" country among large economies. Trump has leveled criticism at both NAFTA and...

  • BERLIN, Jan 3- The European Central Bank should end its bond-buying program if Germany's stronger-than-expected inflation reading for December is reflected across the euro zone, the head of Germany's Ifo economic institute said. "This jump in inflation is a signal to exit from the ECB's expansive monetary policy," Ifo chief Clemens Fuest told the Frankfurter...

  • That threat, combined with various other pledges by Trump to battle Mexico over trade, investment, and jobs have pushed a growing number of companies operating in Mexico to put expansion plans on hold until Trump fleshes out his policies. "We have estimated that if NAFTA were eliminated in its totality- taking into account second-order effects- the GDP fall could...

  • BRASILIA, Dec 1- Venezuela will be suspended from the Mercosur regional trade bloc as early as Friday for failing to meet membership requirements, a Brazilian official said, in the latest blow to the oil-producing country during a deep political and economic crisis. According to the official, who asked for anonymity because of the sensitivity of the issue,...

  • BRASILIA, Dec 1- Venezuela will probably be suspended from the Mercosur regional trade bloc for failing to meet membership requirements, three Brazilian government sources said on Thursday, in another blow to Caracas during a deep political and economic crisis. Venezuela had until Thursday to meet requirements that included economic, human rights and...

  • BRASILIA, Dec 1- Venezuela will probably be suspended from the Mercosur regional trade bloc for failing to meet membership requirements, three Brazilian government sources said on Thursday, in another blow to Caracas during a deep political and economic crisis. Venezuela had until Thursday to meet requirements that included economic, human rights and...

  • BRASILIA, Dec 1- Venezuela will likely be suspended from the Mercosur regional trade bloc this week for failing to meet membership requirements, three Brazilian government sources said on Thursday, in another blow to Caracas amid a deep political and economic crisis. Venezuela had until Dec. 1 to meet requirements that included economic, human rights and...

  • One veteran strategist told CNBC that central banks’ adoption of negative rates was “meaningless” for the foreign exchange markets.

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    ECB President Mario Draghi said on Thursday that the bank had "never discussed" issuing so-called helicopter money.

  • UK Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne speaks at a Conservative Party Conference.

    George Osborne, the U.K.'s finance minister, will announce this year's budget on Wednesday and is expected to cut public spending further, despite the slowing British economy.

  • Most important thing is agility: BNP Paribas CFO

    Lars Machenil, CFO of BNP Paribas, talks about whether or not the bank will boost the capital ratio above regulatory requirements like some of its rivals.

  • A rescue program agreed for Cyprus on Monday represents a new template for resolving euro zone banking problems, the head of the region's finance ministers said.

  • Grab Opportunities in the Current Market Pull Back .

    Michael McCarthy, Chief Market Strategist, CMC Markets says that the current market pull-back is an opportunity to buy stocks. But investors should practice caution.

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    China’s economic slowdown is not good for the U.S., as exports to China create jobs for Americans. And economists doubt that China will return to its previous growth rates, the Fiscal Times reports.