The Norwegian police has received information on an imminent terrorist attack. Sevincer Vedat, managing editor at The Nordic Page talks to CNBC about what is known so far.» Read More
Jon Fredrik Baksaas, CEO of Telenor Group, says the Norwegian government¿s decision to cut its stake in Telenor gives the group some opportunities and discusses the European telecom regulatory framework.
Oystein Olsen, governor at the Central Bank of Norway, says Norway faces the prospect of a soft landing and that the main risk for the economy is its reliance on the oil industry and high oil price.
Norway's robust economy is at risk from declining energy investment, Norway's central bank governor told CNBC this week.
Jorgen Ole Haslestad, president and CEO of Yara International, says that the group shouldn't be hit that much by a slowdown in Brazil and comments on the sector¿s consolidation.
Torgrim Reitan, Statoil CFO, outlines the group's investment strategy and says it aims to prioritize and streamline investments.
Oystein Olsen, governor at the Central Bank of Norway, says the bank will consider lowering interest rates if the outlook worsens and that while it follows the currency market, it does not target krone developments.
Federal Reserve's Federal Open Market Committee announces decision on interest rates, followed by Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen's quarterly news conference- 1830 GMT. LONDON- UK Finance Minister George Osborne hosts First UK/China Financial Forum.
Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker gives a keynote address at a conference on Skills Training for a Modern Manufacturing Workforce: Does the German Model Have Lessons for the United States?
WASHINGTON- International Monetary Fund releases its annual review of the U.S. economy- 1330 GMT. SANTANDER, Spain- Seminar on "The Europe left by the crisis". Speakers:- European Commission President Jose Manuel Durao Barroso, Spain's Economy Minister Luis de Guindos and Bank of Spain Deputy Governor Fernando Restoy.
Treasury Under Secretary for Domestic Finance Mary Miller speaks before the 42nd Annual National Housing Conference Policy Symposium- 1315 GMT. DUBROVNIK, Croatia- 20th Dubrovnik Economic Conference organized by the Croatian National Bank in Dubrovnik, Croatia.
*Iraq city of Mosul falls to militants. NEW YORK, June 11- Brent oil futures rose toward $110 a barrel on Wednesday as violence in Iraq prompted worries about the supply outlook, while U.S. crude struggled to make gains near key levels of resistance.
*Iraq city of Mosul falls to militants. NEW YORK, June 11- Oil futures rose toward $110 a barrel on Wednesday as violence in Iraq prompted worries about the supply outlook, while a fall in U.S. gasoline stockpiles pointed to stronger seasonal demand.
*Palladium hits 13- year high, underpinned by South Africa strike. NEW YORK, June 11- Stocks retreated from recent highs on Wednesday while the euro was pressured by rate differentials and oil prices rose on fears of disrupted supply from Iraq.
*Iraq's Mosul falls to militants, U.S. says situation' extremely serious'. LONDON, June 11- Oil futures rose above $110 a barrel on Wednesday as violence in Iraq prompted worries about the supply outlook, while a fall in U.S. stockpiles of gasoline pointed to seasonally stronger demand.
*Iraq's Mosul falls to militants, U.S. says situation' extremely serious'. LONDON, June 11- Oil futures rose to $110 a barrel on Wednesday as violence in Iraq prompted worries about the supply outlook, while a fall in U.S. stockpiles of gasoline pointed to seasonally stronger demand.
Treasury Secretary Jack Lew speaks before a breakfast meeting of the Economic Club of New York in New York. CAMBRIDGE, United States- U.S. Treasury Office of Financial Research Director Richard Berner speaks before the Inaugural Annual Public Conference of the Consortium for Systemic Risk Analytics in Cambridge- 1330 GMT.
LONDON- Bank of England's Andrew Gracie speaks to British Bankers Association cyber security conference- 0915 GMT. Speakers:- Portugal Finance Minister Maria Luis Albuquerque, IMF European Department Director Reza Moghadam, ECB Board Member Yves Mersch and National Bank of Poland President Marek Belka.
ASTANA/ ALMATY/ KYZYLORDA- European Bank for Reconstruction and Development President Sir Suma Chakrabarti visits Kazakhstan. PALM BEACH, United States- Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis President James Bullard speaks on the U.S. economy and monetary policy before the Tennessee Bankers Association annual meeting- 1310 GMT.
The leaders of Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the UK, the United States, European Council President and European Commission President will attend. LONDON- 2014 IIF Spring Membership Meeting.
OSLO- Norges Bank Governor Oystein Olsen gives a lecture at the Historical Museum on the occasion of the exhibition "The heavy baggage" that marks Constitution Bicentennial 1814-2014. VILNIUS- Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania's central bank governors to meet in Lithuania. SYDNEY- Reserve Bank of Australia holds interest rate meeting- 0430 GMT.