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KANSAS CITY- Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City President Esther George gives welcome remarks at the Shift Innovation: Community Development Conference- 1330 GMT.
We're finding money in places we didn't even know existed, " Danny Roderick, chief executive of Toshiba- owned nuclear reactor maker Westinghouse, told Reuters at a nuclear industry conference last week in London.
*OPEC meets on Nov. 27 to set policy. DUBAI/ LONDON, Sept 17- OPEC may not need to cut its oil output target at a meeting in November, a Gulf OPEC delegate and other OPEC sources said on Wednesday, as strengthening demand in coming winter months should support oil prices that have fallen below $100 a barrel.
DUBAI, Sept 17- A lack of water threatens Iraq's plans to raise its oil output, boost its stumbling economy and become a leading producer in the region after Saudi Arabia. A multi-billion dollar common seawater injection scheme designed to boost production from the giant export oilfields in Iraq's south is snarled up in red tape and acrimony.
LONDON, Sept 16- Brent crude oil was slightly weaker, staying under $98 a barrel on Tuesday, pressured by weak economic data from the world's biggest energy consumers which pointed to weak demand growth at a time of strong supply. November Brent was down 10 cents to $97.78 a barrel by 0926 GMT.
LONDON, Sept 16- Brent crude oil fell towards $97 a barrel on Tuesday, pressured by weak economic data from the world's two biggest energy consumers which pointed to weak demand growth at a time of strong supply. November Brent was down 37 cents to $97.51 a barrel by 0810 GMT.
SINGAPORE, Sept 16- Brent crude was little changed at just below $98 a barrel on Tuesday, holding gains after recovering from its lowest price in more than two years but capped by a soft global economic outlook.
SINGAPORE, Sept 16- Brent crude was little changed just below $98 a barrel on Tuesday, holding gains after recovering from its lowest price in more than two years but capped by a soft global economic outlook.
It settled 65 cents a barrel higher at $92.92 on the previous session, recovering by more than $2 a barrel after falling earlier in the session towards 16- month lows. *November Brent gained 20 cents a barrel to $98.08 after it ended 8 cents lower at $97.88.
*Russia to meet with OPEC as low prices pressure budget. "The Chinese data was sufficiently negative to create real worry again about the outlook for demand there and globally," said John Kilduff, a partner at Again Capital LLC in New York.
Russia to meet with OPEC as low prices pressure budget. "The Chinese data was sufficiently negative to create real worry again about the outlook for demand there and globally," said John Kilduff, a partner at Again Capital LLC in New York.
*Russia to meet with OPEC as low prices pressure budget. NEW YORK, Sept 15- Brent and U.S. crude futures fell in choppy trading on Monday, with weak Chinese economic data pushing the expiring October Brent contract to a two-year low and news that Russia's energy minister would meet OPEC officials cushioning the drop.
*Russia has so far ruled out joint action with OPEC. MOSCOW, Sept 15- Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak will meet OPEC officials on Tuesday in Vienna, his spokeswoman said, as oil's price fall piled pressure on Moscow's budget. So far, Russia, the world's top producer of conventional oil, has ruled out coordinated action with OPEC to halt the price decline.
Air France-KLM, which is the national carrier for France and the Netherlands, said it can ensure just 48 percent of flights Monday, 40 percent on Tuesday and perhaps less later in the week as unions protest against its savings program. Like Lufthansa, Alitalia, SAS and other national airlines in Europe, Air France-KLM is focusing on cost cuts to remain competitive.
Air France is urging passengers to change or postpone travel, estimating that it can only ensure 48 percent of flights Monday. Air France-KLM announced an investment plan last week aimed at saving 1 billion euros over the next several years, and said it will transfer much of its European operations— and jobs— to low-cost carrier Transavia.
WASHINGTON, Sept 12- Wall Street executives may have personally escaped the wrath of the U.S. Department of Justice but executives at companies accused of foreign bribery schemes may not be so lucky.
The project produced detailed maps of 17 previously unknown ritual monuments and a huge timber building, which is thought to have been used for burial ceremonies, Birmingham University said Wednesday.
MOSCOW, Sept 4- Before the Internet, Anton Nossik remembers painstakingly copying out Soviet dissident Joseph Brodsky's forbidden writings on a clattering typewriter for samizdat publications.
VIENNA, Sept 2- Austrian Chancellor Werner Faymann took a tougher line on Russia's role in Ukraine on Tuesday, blasting Moscow's "deception and salami tactics" in the conflict and saying Austria was prepared to pay the price of tougher sanctions.
Speakers:- Polish National Bank Governor Marek Belka, Bank of Finland Governor Erkki Liikanen and ECB Governing Council member Ewald Nowotny. ATHENS- French Former Finance Minister Pierre Moscovici is expected to meet Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras, Deputy Prime Minister Evangelos Venizelos and Finance Minister Gikas Hardouvelis.