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  • YOKOHAMA, Japan Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda, Asian Development Bank President Takehiko Nakao will speak at Global Think Tank Summit ahead of ADB's annual meeting in Yokohama. OSLO- Norges Bank Governor Oystein Olsen and Chief Executive Officer Yngve Slyngstad attend the hearing regarding the Government Pension Fund Global before the standing...

  • YOKOHAMA, Japan Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda, Asian Development Bank President Takehiko Nakao will speak at Global Think Tank Summit ahead of ADB's annual meeting in Yokohama. OSLO- Norges Bank Governor Oystein Olsen and Chief Executive Officer Yngve Slyngstad attend the hearing regarding the Government Pension Fund Global before the standing...

  • BERLIN— Germany's Welt newspaper reports that a Swiss man arrested for espionage Friday in Frankfurt may have been spying on German tax officials. The Welt newspaper reported Sunday that man had been sent to Germany by Switzerland's NDB intelligence agency to identify German tax investigators involved in the purchase of confidential Swiss bank client...

  • WASHINGTON— Connor Mitchell's university classes take place online, he doesn't have any exams and he studies in a different country every year. Is he looking into the future or taking a gamble? Minerva, an accredited four-year university named after the Greek goddess of wisdom, wants to reinvent elite four-year liberal arts education by teaching critical...

  • BRUSSELS— European Union leaders vowed Saturday to stand shoulder-to-shoulder behind their negotiating team during the divorce proceedings with Britain and warned that demands from British Prime Minister Theresa May will be dealt with "firmly." The negotiations themselves are to open shortly after Britain holds an early election on June 8.

  • TOKYO- Bank of Japan will release the minutes of its March monetary policy meeting. YOKOHAMA, Japan Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda, Asian Development Bank President Takehiko Nakao will speak at Global Think Tank Summit ahead of ADB's annual meeting in Yokohama. OSLO- Norges Bank Governor Oystein Olsen and Chief Executive Officer Yngve Slyngstad...

  • TOKYO- Bank of Japan will release the minutes of its March monetary policy meeting. YOKOHAMA, Japan Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda, Asian Development Bank President Takehiko Nakao will speak at Global Think Tank Summit ahead of ADB's annual meeting in Yokohama. OSLO- Norges Bank Governor Oystein Olsen and Chief Executive Officer Yngve Slyngstad...

  • Frankfurt prosecutors say a 43- year-old Japanese man, a 40- year-old Japanese woman and a 39- year-old man from the U.S. were arrested late Thursday in Berlin. Prosecutors say the three suspects and a 38- year-old Japanese woman who's still on the run received at least 2.3 million euros from the sale of drugs online since September 2012. Authorities seized...

  • BERLIN— The German government says there are no plans to invite Russia to return to the club of leading industrialized nations. Russia was kicked out of the G-8 after its 2014 annexation of Ukraine's Crimea region and assistance for pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine. Steffen Seibert spoke to reporters Friday ahead of Merkel's upcoming trip to...

  • *Norway keeps ban on two Super Puma models in place for now. OSLO, April 28- The fatal crash of an Airbus helicopter in Norway last year was the result of metal fatigue in the aircraft's gearbox, the country's Accident Investigation Board said in a report on Friday, confirming its initial findings last June. The flight was operated by Canada- based CHC Helicopter,...

  • HAMBURG, Germany, April 28- When port manager Axel Mattern looks out onto the Elbe River from his office in Hamburg's historic warehouse district, he can literally count the rising number of container ships leaving Germany's biggest harbour. The sharp increase in demand for "Made in Germany" goods from around the world is pushing Europe's largest economy into...

  • *2016 net loss 782 mln euros vs 2015 loss 447 mln. BERLIN, April 28- Air Berlin reported a record net loss of 782 million euros in 2016 as well as a widening loss in the first quarter of 2017, and said it was seeking new partners as it battles to revive its fortunes. Air Berlin, 29 percent owned by Abu Dhabi- based Etihad, is already undergoing a restructuring that will see...

  • OSLO, April 28- The fatal crash of an Airbus helicopter in Norway last year was the result of metal fatigue in the aircraft's gearbox, the country's Accident Investigation Board said in a report on Friday, confirming its initial findings last June. All 13 people on board were killed when the Super Puma's main rotor blades separated from the aircraft as it was...

  • BERLIN— Germany's aviation association says the country's airlines have decide to scrap rules requiring two people in the cockpit at the same time, implemented after a Germanwings pilot is believed to have crashed his own plane in France two years ago. European Aviation Safety Agency had earlier repealed its two-person rule, introduced as an emergency...

  • *Globe's top wealth manager has 5,000 staff in London. ZURICH, April 28- The head of UBS, one of Europe's leading financial groups, has criticised the British government for failing to encourage banks to stay in London after Brexit, predicting that many would soon trigger plans to shift operations elsewhere. "The UK is not really helping this process by trying to...

  • *Von Moltke to join Deutsche Bank from Citi in July. Von Moltke will join Germany's flagship lender from Citi, where he has worked as treasurer since 2015 after earlier looking after the bank's financial planning and analysis. Von Moltke is related to Helmuth von Moltke the Elder, the Prussian general widely seen as the architect of Otto von Bismarck's military...

  • FRANKFURT, April 28- Germany's Siemens has moved into journey planning with the purchase of privately-owned Hannover- based firm HaCon to complement its transportation business, which it has been talking about merging with Bombardier's. Siemens' transportation unit, a business with 7.8 billion euros in annual sales, offers rolling stock, signalling, and...

  • The European Central Bank said it will host a meeting of banks on May 4 at its offices in Frankfurt. It will spell out in detail what those moving some of their operations out of London must do to apply successfully for a licence. Ireland's central bank will hold a similar gathering next month to advise groups considering a move to Dublin, which along with Frankfurt,...

  • April 27- Airbus is involved in a furious row with Austria over a fraud investigation in connection with a $2 billion fighter jet deal. Airbus and other partners in Eurofighter- Britain's BAE Systems and Italy's Leonardo- and the consortium itself have denied any wrongdoing. Austria, led by conservative Chancellor Wolfgang Schuessel, ordered 18 Eurofighter...

  • The European Central Bank said it will host a meeting of banks on May 4 at its offices in Frankfurt. It will spell out in detail what those moving some of their operations out of London must do to apply successfully for a licence. Ireland's central bank will hold a similar gathering next month to advise groups considering a move to Dublin, which along with Frankfurt,...