Christian Keller, economist at Barclays, talks about investing in emerging markets, how Fed tapering fears are impacting them and why he is very bullish on Mexico.» Read More
June 7- Canada wants to impose tariffs on U.S. imports ranging from meat to cherries, rice and potatoes to retaliate against the United States for what it calls a costly meat labeling requirement, escalating a 4- year-old dispute.
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark., June 7- Wal-Mart Stores Inc's board approved a $15 billion stock repurchase plan, its first in two years, the world's largest retailer announced at its annual meeting on Friday. Shareholders attend, including members of the Walton family, who collectively own just over half of Wal-Mart's shares.
LONDON, June 7- Major developing countries with big foreign financing needs are acutely vulnerable to the risk of a sudden stop in investment flows which has unnerved emerging markets in recent weeks.
MEXICO CITY, June 7- Mexico's central bank held interest rates at a record low on Friday as growing expectations for the Federal Reserve to ease back on stimulus undermined arguments for lower Mexican borrowing costs.
WASHINGTON, June 7- The U.S. Senate on Friday plunged into a spirited debate on overhauling the country's immigration rules, with a verdict likely by the end of June on legislation that could define President Barack Obama's final years in office.
MEXICO CITY, June 7- Mexico's central bank held interest rates at 4.0 percent on Friday, as expected, and moved to a firmly neutral stance on monetary policy, which will be heavily dependent on developments in the United States.
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark., June 7- Wal-Mart Stores Inc announced a new $15 billion repurchase plan at its annual meeting on Friday and emphasized the advancement opportunities its workers have, even as a small but vocal group of workers complained that they cannot make enough money working for the world's largest retailer.
MEXICO CITY, June 7- Mexico's central bank held interest rates at a record low on Friday, pointing to deeper risks to economic growth although inflation overshot policymakers' ceiling for a third month in May.
MEXICO CITY, June 7- Mexico's central bank is expected to back away on Friday from previous talk it could lower interest rates further after inflation overshot policymakers' ceiling in May and a slump in the peso threatens to drive consumer prices higher.
MEXICO CITY-- Mexico hopes the visit by Chinese President Xi Jinping to this country's most emblematic Mayan ruins Thursday will spark a mass influx of tourists from China, the world's largest tourism spender.
ROGERS, Ark., June 6- Wal-Mart Stores Inc has no immediate plans to expand its U.S. online grocery delivery beyond a test in California because it is not yet convinced there is sufficient demand, the head of the company's global e-commerce division said on Thursday.
CANCUN, Mexico, June 6- Crude oil theft at Mexico's state oil monopoly, Pemex, amounts to as much as 10,000 barrels per day and has been rising by nearly a third annually, a top official with the company said on Thursday.
HOUSTON-- Houston Fire Chief Terry Garrison saluted an honor guard member, received from him an American flag and a return salute, then turned on his heels and knelt before grieving relatives of a firefighter killed on the job.
CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera talks with the CEO of the world largest bread producer about his plans to acquire brand names and grow his company.
*But one member drops out, leaving a Gang of Seven. WASHINGTON, June 5- The U.S. House of Representatives "Gang of Eight" capped four years of on-again, off-again talks by reaching a tentative bipartisan agreement on Wednesday on a comprehensive deal to overhaul U.S. immigration laws.
WASHINGTON, June 5- Two leading Republican senators on Wednesday unveiled proposals requiring much tighter security on the U.S.- Mexico border before undocumented immigrants could gain legal status under the broad immigration bill the Senate is considering.
CIUDAD DEL CARMEN, Mexico, June 5- The vast Ku Maloob Zaap oil field is the jewel in the crown of Mexico's oil industry, pumping one in every three barrels of crude the country produces, at some of the lowest costs in the world.
MEXICO CITY, June 4- China and Mexico promised broad cooperation on issues ranging from energy to mining and infrastructure during a state visit by Chinese President Xi Jinping on Tuesday, but any free-trade pact between the emerging market powers is still some way off.
The premium of the Liffe August white sugar contract over October has shot up to around $9.50 per tonne LSU -1= R> on Tuesday from a discount of around $4 in mid-May.
TOKYO, June 4- Japan's Nikkei share average climbed more than 2 percent to mark its biggest one-day rise in three weeks on Tuesday, as investors scooped up battered stocks such as financials, which had fallen from recent peaks into bear market territory.