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  • Banks pulling out of the U.K. would not impact Europe's financial stability, according to a top official at Germany's central bank.

  • LONDON, Jan 20- The dollar edged higher on Friday, steadying after a volatile week that underlined the growing uncertainty over how Donald Trump will behave after his inauguration as U.S. It turned around early losses to inch up 0.2 percent on the day in morning trade in Europe and stand unchanged for the week. "What is clear is that the risks from Trump are not as...

  • *Weaker euro, steady Algeria/ Mideast demand help EU exports. *Germany set for good run after brisk start for Romania, UK. PARIS, Jan 20- A weaker euro and healthy demand from importers such as Algeria are helping the European Union clear a reduced export surplus, while currency and logistical headwinds limit competition from big U.S. and Russian crops.

  • LONDON, Jan 20- The dollar inched down on Friday before U.S. President-elect Donald Trump's inauguration, as further comments from Federal Reserve chief Janet Yellen were perceived as less hawkish than what she said the previous day. After a week of volatile moves that have seen investors question the fate of the greenback under Trump, both the dollar and...

  • Brexit, elections in Europe and the uncertainty surrounding a Donald Trump presidency are causes for concern; Nordea's CEO.

  • French and German property had a great 2016

    JLL CEO Christian Ulbrich discusses the international real estate environment.

  • ECB executive board member Benoît Coeuré talks to CNBC about the European Central Bank’s policy outlook. Added comments on Wolfgang Schauble.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, United States- San Francisco Fed President John Williams to closing remarks before the Bay Area Council 10th Annual Economic Forecast event- 1800 GMT. TOKYO- Bank of Japan Deputy Governor Hiroshi Nakaso to attend a meeting of the International Bankers Association of Japan. SOMERSET, United States- Philadelphia Fed President Patrick Harker...

  • SAN FRANCISCO, United States- San Francisco Fed President John Williams to closing remarks before the Bay Area Council 10th Annual Economic Forecast event- 1800 GMT. TOKYO- Bank of Japan Deputy Governor Hiroshi Nakaso to attend a meeting of the International Bankers Association of Japan. SOMERSET, United States- Philadelphia Fed President Patrick Harker...

  • 'Mario Draghi is my favorite central banker'

    Jim Rickard, Strategic Intelligence, weighs in on the ECB's next move under Draghi and Eurozone inflation.

  • FRANKFURT, Jan 19- The European Central Bank stuck to its super-easy monetary policy on Thursday, telling those calling for a tightening- like economic powerhouse Germany- to be patient as the bloc slowly regains its economic health. Having already bought 1.5 trillion euros worth of assets and cut rates deep into negative territory, the bank often tests the...

  • Martin Winterkorn

    Former Volkswagen Group CEO Martin Winterkorn disavowed personal involvement in the automaker's emissions scandal. USA Today reports.

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 19- When world powers agreed in 2015 to lift sanctions on Iran in return for curbs on its nuclear program, the deal's supporters in the United States, Europe and Tehran hoped renewed trade and investment could boost Iran's private sector and weaken the state's hold on the economy. But a Reuters review of business accords reached since then shows...

  • FRANKFURT, Jan 19- The European Central Bank kept its super-easy monetary policy unchanged as expected on Thursday and its president, Mario Draghi, told critics of his stimulus path to be patient and wait for the euro zone's recovery to take firm hold. "The recovery of all of the euro zone is in the interests of everybody, including Germany," ECB President Mario...

  • FRANKFURT, Jan 19- The European Central Bank kept its super-easy monetary policy unchanged as expected on Thursday and its president, Mario Draghi, told critics of his stimulus path to be patient and wait for the euro zone's recovery to take firm hold. "Be patient-- as the recovery firms up, real rates will go up," he added in a remark aimed at critics, notably in Germany,...

  • FRANKFURT, Germany— The Latest on the European Central Bank's monetary policy meeting:. A U.S.-educated economist has been named to a high-ranking position at the European Central Bank. Smets, a Belgian national, has a Ph.D. from Yale University.

  • FRANKFURT, Jan 19- The European Central Bank kept its super-easy monetary policy unchanged as expected on Thursday, maintaining extraordinary stimulus to aid a tepid recovery in growth after nearly a decade in the doldrums. "If the outlook becomes less favourable, or if financial conditions become inconsistent with further progress towards a sustained...

  • LONDON, Jan 19- Global banks have begun signalling how they will put plans into action to cope with a "hard" exit by Britain from the European Union. The movement of jobs from London is likely to be slow at first, with banks more focused on getting regulatory approval and installing the necessary infrastructure for new or bolstered EU outposts so they can continue to...

  • FRANKFURT, Germany— The European Central Bank has warned there is still little sign of an enduring pick-up in shop prices and workers' wages in the eurozone— a symptom of economic weakness that means the bank will leave its stimulus programs running nearly full blast at least until year-end. The bank's 25- member governing council, led by President Mario Draghi,...

  • BERLIN— Germany's anti-trust agency says it's dropping its investigation of Amazon subsidiary Audible and Apple after the two companies agreed to end exclusivity deals for audiobook supply and distribution. Cartel office head Andreas Mundt says the termination of the agreement "will enable a wider range of offer and lower prices for consumers."