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  • Gold hits 4-month low ahead of Fed meeting Tuesday, 17 Mar 2015 | 5:36 PM ET

    Gold prices hovered close to their lowest in over three months as traders waited for the Fed's policy meeting to gauge the timing of a U.S. rate hike.

  • Dollar slides on weak data; investors await Fed Tuesday, 17 Mar 2015 | 3:22 PM ET
    A man walks by a euro sign light installation in Vilnius, Lithuania, on Dec. 31, 2014.

    The dollar fell for a second straight day against major currencies, pressured by weak US economic data as the Fed started a two-day policy meeting.

  • WASHINGTON/ LONDON, March 17- The British units of foreign banks could be required by UK regulators to submit to annual health exams for the first time, banking and industry sources said, potentially bringing Britain's policies into line with those of the U.S. The UK's Prudential Regulation Authority has recently started asking foreign banks to submit data, the...

  • March 17- Citigroup Inc and Barclays Plc are close to settling as early as this week a lawsuit with private investors who say the banks manipulated foreign-exchange rates, the Wall Street Journal said. Citigroup could not be immediately reached. JPMorgan Chase& Co agreed to pay about $100 million to settle the same lawsuit in January and UBS AG agreed to pay $135...

  • *Sberbank, Santander, BBVA set up $100 mln fintech funds. *Banks step up investments, partnerships with tech start-ups. LONDON, March 17- Hoping to link with tech entrepreneurs and get ahead of a wave of digital innovation, Europe's top banks are setting up multi-million dollar investment funds, hiring scouts in Silicon Valley and hosting "speed dating" sessions.

  • Patience and the Federal Reserve March 18 meeting Tuesday, 17 Mar 2015 | 8:00 AM ET

    Patience and the Federal Reserve should the word patience come out of the statement

  • Europeans drawn to Japanese bonds after ECB eases Tuesday, 17 Mar 2015 | 12:46 AM ET

    Japanese government bonds (JGBs), long shunned by many investors due to their meager yields, have attracted increasing buying interest from Europe.

  • SINGAPORE, March 17- Gold prices hovered close to their lowest in over three months on Tuesday as traders waited for this week's Federal Reserve policy meeting to gauge the timing of an U.S. rate hike, while platinum stood near its lowest in 5-1/ 2 years. Spot gold had edged up 0.1 percent to $1,154.96 an ounce by 0043 GMT, close to last week's levels of $1,147.10, the...

  • GE's Immelt touts value of scale to investors Monday, 16 Mar 2015 | 6:48 PM ET
    Jeffrey Immelt, chairman and chief executive officer of General Electric Co.

    Jeff Immelt is sticking by his company's model for housing diverse businesses under one roof at a time.

  • MANILA/ JAKARTA, March 17- Nearly $40 billion a year piles into the Philippines, thanks to work its citizens do abroad or for outsourcing firms, but the windfall also brings pain through an overvalued currency and the risk of catching the "Dutch disease." In the Philippines, inflows from outsourcing contracts and millions of citizens working overseas lift incomes...

  • Hammered by oversupply, U.S. oil prices fell 60 percent from $107 a barrel in June to below $44 a barrel in January before rallying and trading in a range around $50 in February. "We thought the market was being supported by a couple of false positives, and a couple of one-offs that we didn't think were sustainable into the second quarter," said Michael Cohen, head of...

  • March 16- Puerto Rico will delay a planned bond sale of up to $2.95 billion until early May due to ongoing negotiations and due diligence between the U.S. commonwealth and potential buyers, according to three sources familiar with the matter. Puerto Rico officials recently said the deal, aimed at providing additional liquidity ahead of drawdowns this summer,...

  • March 16- General Electric Co Chief Executive Officer Jeff Immelt is sticking by his company's model for housing diverse businesses under one roof at a time when other U.S. conglomerates are looking at hiving off units to please investors. In a wide-ranging annual letter to shareholders released on Monday, Immelt details advantages from such scale through...

  • UPDATE 7-Oil drops on ample supply, Iran nuclear talks Monday, 16 Mar 2015 | 10:44 AM ET

    LONDON, March 16- Brent crude oil fell to around $53 a barrel on Monday, its lowest for more than a month, on rising global inventories and signs of a possible nuclear deal with Tehran that could allow more Iranian oil exports. Western powers are hoping for concessions from Tehran that could help clinch an agreement in nuclear talks this week after the United States...

  • The DAX powered above 12,000 points for the first time and the main pan-euro zone benchmark indices hit seven-year highs, while U.S. futures pointed to a higher open on Wall Street of around 0.5 percent. Wall Street looks set to rebound from last week's fall-- the third consecutive down week for U.S. stocks-- lifted by Europe's rally. The European Central Bank last...

  • LONDON, March 16- Brent crude oil fell to around $54 a barrel on Monday, its lowest for more than a month, on rising global inventories and signs of a possible nuclear deal with Tehran that could allow more Iranian oil exports. Western powers are hoping for concessions from Tehran that could help clinch an agreement in nuclear talks this week after the United States...

  • SINGAPORE, March 16- Oil prices fell on Monday as spare oil storage capacity runs low and a potential agreement in nuclear talks with Tehran opened the prospect of more Iranian exports, should sanctions be eased. U.S. crude fell to $43.57 in early trading, its lowest since March 2009, before rebounding to $44.19 by 0658 GMT, still down 65 cents. "The prospect of an...

  • *Euro descends to new 12- year low of $1.0457 early in Asia. SYDNEY/ TOKYO, March 16- The euro sank to a fresh 12- year low on Monday after a recent bounce was met with fresh selling interest in a sign that investors were still very bearish on the common currency. The euro fell as far as $1.0457 early in Asia, its lowest since January 2003, after a brief bounce above $1.0600...

  • *Euro plumbs $1.0457 after closing below $1.0500 on Friday. It fell as far as $1.0457 early in Asia, having closed below $1.0500 on Friday for the first time since January 2003. Last week, the common currency skidded 3.2 percent, suffering its biggest weekly fall since September 2011 as the European Central Bank kicked off its 1.1 trillion euro bond-buying...

  • March 13- The U.S. Justice Department is seeking about $1 billion each from global banks being investigated for manipulation of currency markets, Bloomberg reported on Friday, citing people familiar with the talks. The discussions, which have begun in earnest in recent weeks, could lead to settlements that would resolve U.S. accusations of criminal activity in...