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  • Cuba approves law to attract foreign investment Saturday, 29 Mar 2014 | 2:38 PM ET
    Modern times, technologies of yesteryear

    Cuba's National Assembly passed a new foreign investment law designed to bring badly needed capital to the communist economy.

  • March 29- Cuba's National Assembly on Saturday unanimously approved a new foreign investment law that the communist-run country hopes will attract badly needed capital, improve growth and create jobs.

  • DETROIT/ WASHINGTON, March 29- When General Motors Co Chief Executive Mary Barra faces Congress next week she will have to explain how the top brass at the biggest U.S. automaker can say they knew nothing for more than a decade about a faulty ignition switch linked to crashes and at least 12 deaths.

  • Dollar reserve role secure but set to shrink -BIS Saturday, 29 Mar 2014 | 12:54 PM ET

    BERLIN, March 29- The dollar's share of central bank reserves may fall by as much as 10-15 percentage points in coming years without threatening its role as the world's main reserve currency, a senior official from the Bank of International Settlements said on Saturday.

  • MOSCOW, March 29- Russia said on Saturday it had "no intention" of invading eastern Ukraine, responding to Western warnings over a military buildup on the border following Moscow's annexation of the Crimean peninsula.

  • General Motors recalls Chevrolet Cruzes, trucks and SUVs Saturday, 29 Mar 2014 | 12:20 PM ET

    March 29- General Motors Co is recalling certain Chevrolet Cruze models for possible axle fractures, and more than 490,000 trucks and SUVs for potential transmission cooler line issues, the company said in a statement late on Friday.

  • March 29- Gilead Sciences Inc, under fire for pricing a new hepatitis C drug at $1,000 a pill, has discount agreements with a number of health insurers, a company executive said in an interview.

  • HAVANA, March 29- Cuba's National Assembly is set to pass a new foreign investment law on Saturday that aims to bring badly needed capital to the communist economy by offering steep tax cuts and promising a climate of investment security.

  • MOSCOW, March 29- Russia said on Saturday it had "no intention" of invading eastern Ukraine, responding to Western warnings over a military buildup on the border following Moscow's annexation of the Crimean peninsula.

  • MOSCOW, March 29- Russian said on Saturday it had no intention of sending its armed forces into Ukraine, signalling Moscow wants to ease tensions in the worst East-West standoff since the Cold war.

  • MOSCOW, March 29- Russia has no intention of sending its armed forces into Ukraine although it is ready to protect the rights of Russian speakers in the former Soviet republic, Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said in an interview on Saturday. "We have absolutely no intention of- or interest in- crossing Ukraine's borders," Lavrov told a Russian television channel.

  • BlackBerry wins early round against Seacrest's Typo Friday, 28 Mar 2014 | 11:12 PM ET
    Typo iPhone Keyboard Case.

    BlackBerry won a preliminary injunction to ban Ryan Seacrest's Typo Products from selling a $99 iPhone case.

  • March 28- BlackBerry Ltd won a preliminary injunction on Friday to ban Ryan Seacrest's Typo Products LLC from selling a $99 iPhone case after a judge agreed that television host's company had likely infringed on BlackBerry's patents. "BlackBerry is pleased that its motion for a preliminary injunction against Typo Products LLC was granted.

  • COSTA DO SAUIPE, Brazil, March 28- Brazil and Argentina signed a deal on Friday that seeks to guarantee importers will have enough U.S. dollars to pay for exports, a move to increase trade between both nations that has been hit hard by a sharp depreciation of the Argentinian peso.

  • NEW YORK, March 28- If hiring picked up in March at a healthy pace, that could convince U.S. stock investors next week that the economy's recent setbacks caused by the weather were only temporary. Wall Street will get more data on the broader economy next week as well.

  • DIARY - Top economic Events to April 9 Friday, 28 Mar 2014 | 8:01 PM ET

    BERLIN- Bundesbank President Jens Weidmann speaks at the 53rd ACI Financial Markets World Congress "Financial Integration in Europe"- 0930 GMT. Speakers:- Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen, FDIC Chairman Martin Gruenberg and Comptroller of the Currency Thomas Curry. BRUSSELS- 5th EU-Africa Business Forum.

  • March 28- Moody's Investors Service on Friday placed Russia's government bond rating of' Baa1' on review for a downgrade as the conflict with Ukraine weighs on the country's economic outlook.

  • IPOVIEW-Candy Crush brings IPO market back to earth Friday, 28 Mar 2014 | 7:56 PM ET

    NEW YORK, March 28- In the weeks leading up to the IPO of King Digital Entertainment, the company's bankers scrambled to persuade investors that the maker of popular online game "Candy Crush Saga" was more than a one-trick pony, according to a source familiar with the situation.

  • WASHINGTON, March 28- Lockheed Martin Corp has won a U.S. Army contract worth $611 million to build 92 missiles and 50 launcher modification kits, the company's first production contract for a new enhanced missile designed to upgrade the Patriot missile defense system.

  • WASHINGTON, March 28- Japan said on Friday it would be difficult to achieve a breakthrough in talks with the United States on a Pacific trade deal in time for President Barack Obama's trip to Asia next month unless Washington shows flexibility.