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  • *Dollar hits more than 2- wk low vs yen of 112.06 yen. NEW YORK, Feb 24- The U.S. dollar slipped to a more than two-week low against the yen and a one-week trough on a closely followed index on Friday as investors doubted the likelihood of swift tax reform and a quick boost in spending from U.S. "There is only so much that markets can do on hope and speculation, and I think were...

  • President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting about the federal budget in the Roosevelt Room at the White House in Washington, DC, February 22, 2017.

    Our live blog tracked reaction as Donald trump delivered remarks to the Conservative Political Action Conference.

  • *Trump speaks to Congress Tuesday, details on tax/spending? President Donald Trump's address to Congress may make the most headlines, but inflation readings of 2 percent could prove more significant economic events next week- a call to action perhaps in America and a important milestone in Europe. Rob Carnell, chief international economist at ING, sees the...

  • *Trump speaks to Congress Tuesday, details on tax/spending? President Donald Trump's address to Congress may make the most headlines, but inflation readings of 2 percent could prove more significant economic events next week- a call to action perhaps in America and a important milestone in Europe. Rob Carnell, chief international economist at ING, sees the...

  • *Trump speaks to Congress Tuesday, details on tax/spending? President Donald Trump's address to Congress may make the most headlines, but inflation readings of 2 percent could prove more significant economic events next week- a call to action perhaps in America and a important milestone in Europe. Rob Carnell, chief international economist at ING, sees the...

  • *Trump speaks to Congress Tuesday, details on tax/spending? President Donald Trump's address to Congress may make the most headlines, but inflation readings of 2 percent could prove more significant economic events next week- a call to action perhaps in America and a important milestone in Europe. Rob Carnell, chief international economist at ING, sees the...

  • LISBON, Portugal— A senior European Union official says EU authorities are poised to release Portugal from tight fiscal oversight and the threat of sanctions because the country's financial health has improved. EU Commission Vice President Valdis Dombrovskis says that if statistics next month show Portugal's budget deficit has continued to fall and that...

  • *Trump speaks to Congress Tuesday, details on tax/spending? President Donald Trump's address to Congress may make the most headlines, but inflation readings of 2 percent could prove more significant economic events next week- a call to action perhaps in America and a important milestone in Europe. Rob Carnell, chief international economist at ING, sees the...

  • *Trump speaks to Congress Tuesday, details on tax/spending? President Donald Trump's address to Congress may make the most headlines, but inflation readings of 2 percent could prove more significant economic events next week- a call to action perhaps in America and a important milestone in Europe. Rob Carnell, chief international economist at ING, sees the...

  • *Trump speaks to Congress Tuesday, details on tax/spending? President Donald Trump's address to Congress may make the most headlines, but inflation readings of 2 percent could prove more significant economic events next week- a call to action perhaps in America and a important milestone in Europe. Rob Carnell, chief international economist at ING, sees the...

  • *Trump speaks to Congress Tuesday, details on tax/spending? President Donald Trump's address to Congress may make the most headlines, but inflation readings of 2 percent could prove more significant economic events next week- a call to action perhaps in America and a important milestone in Europe. Rob Carnell, chief international economist at ING, sees the...

  • A presidential election win for far-right anti-establishment candidate Marine Le Pen in France would cause turmoil in the country's corporate sector, according to analysts from Citi.

  • A man clears away leaves outside buildings on The Apple campus in Cork, southern Ireland.

    President Donald Trump's pledge to crack down on multinational giants who store swathes of cash overseas rather than bring it home to spend in the U.S. is not being hindered by Ireland.

  • U.S. stocks have screamed to records since Election Day because investors are expecting Donald Trump's White House to cut taxes for business, make regulations easier for them and goose more growth out of the economy. "When we had the election, there was initially shock," said Darrell Riley, a vice president at T. Rowe Price who helps set the strategy for how $240...

  • China for the first time became Germany's most important trading partner in 2016, overtaking the United States and France; data showed on Friday.

  • The EU with a great opportunity to achieve results without the hurdles put in the way by Britain, Italy's ex-prime minister told CNBC.

  • A logo sits above an automated teller machine (ATM) outside a Royal Bank of Scotland Group (RBS) bank branch in London, U.K.

    Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS), one of the U.K.'s "big four" banks, reported its ninth consecutive year of losses in its full-year earnings release on Friday.

  • *Spot gold may gain more to $1,278/ oz- techs. Feb 24- Gold prices held steady on Friday near 3-1/ 2- month highs hit in the previous session amid tempered expectations of a U.S. rate hike in March and as investors awaited clarity on President Donald Trump's economic policy. at 0326 GMT after hitting its highest since Nov. 11, 2016 at $1,251.14 in the previous session.

  • *Investors look to Trump's address to Congress on Feb. 28. NEW YORK/ LONDON, Feb 23- Gold prices rose 1 percent to a 3-1/ 2- month high on Thursday after minutes from the latest Federal Reserve policy meeting further dampened expectations for an interest rate hike in March, lowering U.S. bond yields and pressuring the dollar. since Feb. 6, and was up 1 percent at $1,249.36...

  • Ireland’s prime minister will not discuss a timetable for transition to a new leader before his visit Trump next month is completed.

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