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  • Settlement time for U.S. trades closer to being shortened Wednesday, 23 Apr 2014 | 9:00 AM ET

    NEW YORK, April 23- The Depository Trust& Clearing Corporation, which processes all U.S. stock and fixed income trades, said on Wednesday it supports shortening the settlement cycle for U.S. equities, corporate and municipal bonds, and unit investment trust trades.

  • TOKYO, April 23- Sumitomo Life Insurance, Japan's fourth-largest life insurer, plans to shift some funds out of long-term domestic bonds to foreign bonds in the year to March, as bond yields in Japan are too low, a senior company official said on Wednesday.

  • BANGKOK, April 23- Thailand's central bank left its benchmark interest rate unchanged on Wednesday, as expected, but said full-year growth may come in weaker than forecast due to the toll from prolonged political unrest.

  • TOKYO, April 23- Sumitomo Life Insurance, Japan's fourth largest life insurance company, plans to shift some of its funds into foreign bonds from long-term domestic bonds, as bond yields in Japan are too low, a senior company official said on Wednesday.

  • Genworth revives Australia mortgage unit's IPO plan Wednesday, 23 Apr 2014 | 12:12 AM ET

    April 23- Genworth Financial Inc revived plans for an initial public offering of its Australian mortgage insurance unit, nearly two years after it pushed back the IPO citing unfavorable market conditions in that country.

  • LIMA, April 22- Peru's central bank slashed its forecast for this year's economic expansion to 5.5 percent from 6 percent on dimmer expectations for the country's crucial mining sector, the bank's president said. Central Bank President Julio Velarde said mining activity will pick up this year but will not likely be as robust as previously thought.

  • DIARY - Top Economic Events to May 6 Tuesday, 22 Apr 2014 | 8:01 PM ET

    LONDON- Bank of England will release the minutes of April Monetary Policy Committee meeting- 0830 GMT. HELSINKI- Finnish Prime Minister Jyrki Katainen, Finance Minister Jutta Urpilainen and The Finns Party leader Timo Soini participate in a election debate- 1300 GMT.

  • *First quarter earnings $1.31/ shr vs est $1.25. April 22- Credit card issuer Discover Financial Services reported a first-quarter profit that beat Wall Street estimates as its high-spending customers more than made up for the slower growth in overall U.S. consumer spending.

  • Goldman buys Westpeak in drive for 'smart beta' assets Tuesday, 22 Apr 2014 | 5:15 PM ET

    NEW YORK, April 22- Goldman Sachs Group Inc's asset-management business has agreed to buy Westpeak Global Advisors, a firm that aims to beat market indexes by using factors other than company size to pick stock investments.

  • Discover Financial's profit declines 6 pct. in 1Q Tuesday, 22 Apr 2014 | 4:35 PM ET

    LOS ANGELES— Discover Financial Services' net income fell 6 percent in the first three months of the year as the company set aside more money to cover potential loan losses, offsetting loan growth.

  • Discover Financial profit falls 6 percent Tuesday, 22 Apr 2014 | 4:14 PM ET

    April 22- Credit card issuer Discover Financial Services reported a 6 percent fall in quarterly profit, hurt by higher provision for loan losses. Net income allocated to common stockholders fell to $618 million, or $1.31 per share, in the first quarter ended March 31, from $659 million, or $1.33 per share, a year earlier.

  • Bernanke regrets not explaining crisis better Tuesday, 22 Apr 2014 | 3:46 PM ET

    Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke said he could have done a better job in helping people understand the action the central bank took during the financial crisis.

  • Should shareholders be satisfied with Citi?     Tuesday, 22 Apr 2014 | 3:28 PM ET

    Jeffery Harte, Sandler O'Neill principal, weighs in on the recent turmoil at Citigroup, including fraud at its Mexican operations. CNBC's Kayla Tausche provides insight.

  • Citi trying to become safer: Chairman     Tuesday, 22 Apr 2014 | 3:26 PM ET

    CNBC's Kayla Tausche reports from Citigroup's annual shareholder meeting where top shareholders faced executives for the first time since the bank failed the Fed's stress test.

  • Senate sides with ridesharing services Uber, Lyft Tuesday, 22 Apr 2014 | 2:57 PM ET

    PHOENIX— Calling Uber a cutting-edge concept, the Arizona Senate on Tuesday approved a bill that exempts it and other rideshare companies from the same regulations that traditional taxi and limo companies have. It would require that Uber insure its drivers with $1 million policies.

  • April 22- Mortgage insurer MGIC Investment Corp posted its highest quarterly profit since 2007 as fewer homeowners defaulted on their payments in an improving U.S. housing market, sending the company's shares up as much as 8 percent.

  • LearnVest's focus on 'mass affluent'     Tuesday, 22 Apr 2014 | 11:50 AM ET

    Alexa Von Tobel, LearnVest founder and CEO, explains LearnVest's business model and demand for their investment adviser services.

  • NEW YORK, April 22- Investors trimmed their positions of U.S. dollars on Tuesday after a two-week run higher, unmoved by a U.S. Trading ranges remained narrow as Europe returned from the Easter holidays and faced uncertainty over whether European Central Bank policy will move toward more monetary stimulus.

  • Hot button issues for Citi shareholders     Tuesday, 22 Apr 2014 | 10:44 AM ET

    CNBC's Kayla Tausche reports from Citigroup's annual shareholder meeting where investors are set to vote on key issues like executive compensation.

  • Citi shareholders to vote on exec compensation     Tuesday, 22 Apr 2014 | 8:14 AM ET

    Citi investors are in St. Louis today for the bank's annual shareholder meeting. CNBC's Kayla Tausche provides insight into the day's schedule.

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