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OTTAWA, Sept 19- Canada's annual inflation rate remained above the Bank of Canada's 2.0 percent target in August for the fourth month in a row, putting pressure on the central bank to drop its neutral stance on interest rates.
*Banks to pay back 20 bln euros of old crisis loans to ECB. FRANKFURT, Sept 19- European Central Bank plans to bolster lending to business were dealt another setback on Friday after banks decided to repay billions of euros of cheap ECB credit, sapping money available to lend to business.
LONDON— Scotland's decision to reject independence from the United Kingdom shored up British stocks on Friday but worries over future constitutional changes kept a lid on the relief rally.
SHANGHAI, Sept 19- China's yuan firmed against the dollar on Friday after the central bank set a marginally stronger midpoint, leaving the currency little changed on the week.
BEIJING, Sept 19- Business confidence among Chinese entrepreneurs fell in the third quarter- marking the third consecutive quarter of decline- a central bank survey showed on Friday, mirroring signs of fragility in the economy.
NEW YORK, Sept 18- Arab Bank Plc never provided material support for the Palestinian group Hamas, a lawyer for the bank told jurors on Thursday during closing arguments at the bank's civil trial on charges of financing terrorism.
NEW YORK— More encouraging economic news and friendly signals from the Federal Reserve cheered investors on Thursday, as the stock market climbed to another record high. The gains came a day after the Fed made clear that it's in no hurry to raise a key bank lending rate, easing a major concern for the stock market.
Citi argued it faces "a serious and imminent hazard" if it cannot process another interest payment by Argentina on $8.4 billion in bonds the country issued.
NEW YORK, Sept 18 (Reuters)- Arab Bank Plc never provided material support for the Palestinian group Hamas, a lawyer told jurors on Thursday during closing arguments at the bank's trial on civil charges under the U.S. anti-terrorism law.
*Mechanical problems seen with diminished repo facility. *Central bank unveiled longer-term' normalization' plan. NEW YORK, Sept 18- No sooner did the Federal Reserve reveal its plan for eventually tightening U.S. monetary policy than many on Wall Street flagged problems with the mechanics of the strategy, and said more adjustments would have to come.
Former FTC prosecutor Jake Zamansky, addresses shattered investor confidence since the financial crisis in 2008.
Discussing Attorney General Eric Holder's aggressive rhetoric on mortgage fraud, with former FTC prosecutor Jake Zamansky, and CNBC's Kate Kelly.
Attorney General Eric Holder is intensifying the language surrounding mortgage fraud settlements. CNBC's Kate Kelly has the details.
A top Wall Streeter thinks the government is hurting the economic recovery by unfairly constraining banks and continuing bad policies.
WASHINGTON, Sept 18- The Federal Reserve on Thursday disciplined Spain's Santander over paying out a dividend without approval, as it tightens control of how foreign banks manage risk in the United States.
ZURICH, Sept 18- Switzerland's central bank vowed to vigorously defend a three-year-old cap on the Swiss franc which has come under pressure from a recent appreciation of the currency, but it stopped short of announcing concrete new measures for now.
NEW YORK, Sept 18- A lawyer for Arab Bank Plc urged U.S. jurors to find that it never provided material support for the Palestinian group Hamas, as closing arguments began on Thursday in a closely-watched terrorism financing trial.
The Fed took an enforcement against Santander, saying the bank should not pay out dividends without prior written approval.
WASHINGTON, Sept 18- The U.S. Federal Reserve on Thursday disciplined a U.S. unit of Spanish bank Santander after it paid out a dividend that the central bank had not approved. "Santander Consumer declared a cash dividend on its common stock payable in the second quarter of 2014, which was not specifically authorized in advance by the Federal Reserve," the Fed said.
WASHINGTON, Sept 18- The U.S. Federal Reserve on Thursday took an enforcement against a U.S. unit of Spanish bank Santander, saying the bank should not pay out dividends without prior written approval.
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