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  • LONDON, Sept 11- A former foreign exchange trader claiming he was unfairly dismissed by Citigroup said the sharing of client information looks wrong now it has come under scrutiny from regulators, but was condoned by senior management at the time. Citi says he was dismissed for serious breaches of contract, alleging he shared confidential client information...

  • *Jets made by Finmeccanica, BAE Systems, Airbus. The Eurofighter aircraft are produced by Italy's Finmeccanica, BAE Systems and Airbus. An industry source said Finmeccanica was the leading partner of the Kuwait deal and expected to get over 50 percent of its value.

  • NEW YORK, Sept 11- U.S. consumer sentiment dropped to its lowest level since September last year, a survey released on Friday showed. The University of Michigan's preliminary September reading on the overall consumer sentiment index slid to 85.7, compared with the final reading of 91.9 in August. September's consumer sentiment index was the lowest since...

  • US TREASURY YIELDS FALL AFTER CONSUMER SENTIMENT DATA, 10- YEAR NOTE YIELDS FALL TO 2.18 PCT.

  • US 30- YEAR TREASURY BONDS EXTEND PRICE GAINS TO A FULL POINT, YIELDS FALL TO 2.94 PERCENT.

  • US STOCKS-Wall St opens lower as Fed meet approaches Friday, 11 Sep 2015 | 9:58 AM ET

    *Oil prices fall after Goldman Sachs cuts forecast. *Zumiez falls after cutting third-qtr forecast. Investors pulled another $15.9 billion from U.S. equities over the past week as they sought safety in government bond funds, Bank of America Merrill Lynch said.

  • Sept 11- Amgen Inc said it had asked the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to approve a monthly single-dosing option for its recently approved cholesterol drug, Repatha. At the time of approval, Amgen had said it planned to make the monthly dosing option available next year. Repatha competes with a similar drug from Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc and Sanofi SA,...

  • *Gold set for weekly drop after hitting 1- month low. LONDON, Sept 11- Gold fell to a one-month low on Friday, heading for a third successive weekly loss, as uncertainty over the timing of the U.S. Gold has benefited in recent years from ultra-low rates, which cut the opportunity cost of holding non-yielding bullion while weighing on the dollar, in which it is priced.

  • Canaccord Genuity names Daniel Daviau as CEO Friday, 11 Sep 2015 | 9:54 AM ET

    Sept 11- Canadian financial services firm Canaccord Genuity Group Inc appointed Daniel Daviau as its chief executive, effective Oct. 1. Daviau was the CEO of Canaccord's North American capital markets business since February. He replaces David Kassie, who took over as CEO in April following the death of Paul Reynolds.

  • LONDON/ FRANKFURT, Sept 11- A prolonged decline in global reinsurance prices is spurring merger moves in the sector, with many executives attending next week's annual industry meeting in Monte Carlo eyeing who might next become predator or prey. MS&AD's $5.3 billion purchase of Lloyd's of London underwriter Amlin this week is only the latest in a spate of...

  • Sept 11- Kroger Co, the biggest U.S. supermarket operator, reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit, helped by lower operating expenses and higher fuel margins. The company's shares were up 4.8 percent at $37.10 in early trading, after Kroger also raised its forecast for earnings and identical supermarket sales growth for the fiscal year ending...

  • JOHANNESBURG, Sept 11- On paper, looming interest rate hikes in South Africa should lift savings rates by boosting returns, but in reality they will only make it harder for heavily indebted households to repay loans, leaving little extra money to set aside. Africa's most advanced economy already has one of the worst savings rates in the world at less than a sixth of...

  • Sept 11- U.S. stocks opened lower on Friday as investors awaited a decision on rate hike by the U.S.

  • *Fed meeting next week in focus. NEW YORK, Sept 11- U.S. "It's all about whether the Fed indicates that they are going to do some kind of tightening," said Tom di Galoma, head of rates and credit trading at ED&F Man Capital Markets in New York.

  • ROME, Sept 11- Kuwait signed a memorandum of understanding on Friday to buy Eurofighter jets in a deal worth up to 8 billion euros, Italian sources said. The Eurofighter aircraft are produced by Italy's Finmeccanica, BAE Systems and Airbus. Kuwait, and other Gulf Arab and Middle Eastern countries are looking to acquire new high-tech military equipment to protect...

  • LONDON, Sept 11- U.S. commercial crude stocks are still close to their highest levels in over 80 years, but operational requirements prevent refineries filling on-site storage facilities to their maximum capacity. An increasing proportion of U.S. crude oil stocks is held in off-site tank farms, some owned or leased by refiners themselves, but many owned or...

  • Sept 11- Kroger Co, the biggest U.S. supermarket operator, reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit, helped by lower operating expenses and higher fuel margins. "Because retail fuel prices are typically slower to react than their wholesale counterparts, Kroger's fuel margins tend to expand during periods of falling prices," JP Morgan analyst Ken...

  • *Goldman, Commerzbank lower 2015, 2016 price forecasts. LONDON, Sept 11- Oil prices fell more than 2 percent on Friday after Goldman Sachs and Germany's Commerzbank both slashed their crude forecasts, citing oversupply and concerns over China's economy. Joining a long list of banks cutting price projections, Goldman Sachs on Friday lowered its 2016 forecast...

  • *Marvell Technology poised for sharpest one-day drop in 9 years. *Zumiez falls after cutting third-qtr forecast. Investors pulled another $15.9 billion from U.S. equities over the past week as they sought safety in government bond funds, Bank of America Merrill Lynch said.

  • *Producer price index unchanged in August. WASHINGTON, Sept 11- U.S. producer prices were flat in August, pointing to benign inflation pressures that could weigh on the Federal Reserve's decision whether to hike interest rates next week. The unchanged reading in the producer price index last month followed a 0.2 percent gain in July, the Labor Department said on...