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  • Secretary of the Commonwealth William Galvin said he has asked BNY Mellon and six of the largest fund companies affected how the technical glitch in fund accounting impacted individual investors. BNY Mellon roiled about 5 percent of the U.S. fund industry last month when one of the accounting systems it relies on to generate prices for mutual funds and...

  • NEW YORK, Sept 4- Republican presidential candidate Marco Rubio said giving Puerto Rico access to U.S. bankruptcy laws would not solve the U.S. territory's problems and "should only be a measure of last resort," he said in an opinion piece published Friday. Rubio, who is in Puerto Rico at the same time that Democratic contender Hillary Clinton is visiting, attacked...

  • President Barack Obama at the White House on Friday to seek more support in countering Iran, as the Obama administration aims to use the visit to shore up relations after a period of tensions. The visit is the king's first to the United States since ascending to the throne in January 2015, and comes after the United States agreed to a nuclear deal with Iran in July,...

  • OTTAWA, Sept 4- Canada's top court ruled on Friday that a group of Ecuadorean villagers could pursue a multi-billion pollution lawsuit against Chevron Corp in the Canadian province of Ontario. The villagers are now going after Chevron's assets in Canada, Brazil and Argentina. The villagers can now continue with a 2012 lawsuit against Chevron's Canadian...

  • Sept 4- Nissan Motor Co Ltd's North America unit said it would recall about 300,000 vehicles in the United States and 28,000 vehicles in Canada to adjust a console panel. Nissan North America is expected to begin the recall by mid-October, the U.S. vehicle safety regulator said. "We have had an accident with injury related to this issue," Nissan North America...

  • CARACAS, Sept 4- Venezuelan president Nicolas Maduro arrived in fellow OPEC nation Qatar on Friday in an unannounced visit to push for action on oil prices. Venezuela's Oil Ministry did not immediately respond to a request for further details. Cash-strapped Venezuela has for months been pushing for an emergency OPEC meeting and joint coordination with...

  • *Will "comfortably" reach 2015 adj EBIT of over 1.5 bln eur. FRANKFURT, Sept 4- Lufthansa's drive to cut costs on its European routes and invest billions in its fleet are paying off, with the German airline enjoying a better than expected summer, its chief executive told Reuters on Friday. "We have seen the strongest summer ever, business has been substantially better...

  • BOSTON, Sept 4- The top securities regulator of Massachusetts said on Friday he is investigating the computer glitch at BNY Mellon Corp that last month disrupted pricing on more than $400 billion worth of mutual fund and exchange-traded fund assets. Secretary of Commonwealth William Galvin said he has asked BNY Mellon and six mutual funds the technical...

  • Google does not run shady domain, study authors say Friday, 4 Sep 2015 | 12:17 PM ET

    FRANKFURT, Sept 4- Clicking on a Web address ending in. zip will not endanger users, the authors of a study that put. zip at the top of a list of "shady Web neighbourhoods" said on Friday. Google, which owns the top-level domain. zip challenged the study after it was published on Tuesday. This is just all about the unintended consequences of having. zip as a TLD, " Hugh Thompson,...

  • *PM Renzi's signature reform only affects new hires. ROME, Sept 4- The government of Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi on Friday put the finishing touches on his signature employment reforms which he says are already rousing a sclerotic labour market despite fierce resistance from trade unions. Alberto Bombassei, president of brake-maker Brembo, said the...

  • MASSACHUSETTS SECRETARY OF THE COMMONWEALTH GALVIN SAYS HAS ASKED BNY MELLON, MUTUAL FUNDS HOW GLITCH AFFECTED INVESTORS.

  • MASSACHUSSETS REGULATOR SAYS INVESTIGATING BNY MELLON COMPUTER GLITCH THAT DISRUPTED MUTUAL FUND PRICING.

  • GUATEMALA CITY, Sept 4- In a series of meetings that began early this year, the U.S. government pressured Guatemala's then-President Otto Perez to rid his administration of corrupt officials and to renew the mandate of a U.N. Commission charged with investigating corruption in Guatemala, according to officials with direct knowledge of the talks.

  • NEW YORK/ RICHMOND, Va., Sept 4- The latest U.S. jobs report was not definitively good or bad enough to help the Federal Reserve decide whether to raise interest rates later this month, leaving the decision hanging on volatility in financial markets over the next couple of weeks. "With this jobs report... the Fed finds itself in a real uncertainty jam when it comes to a...

  • SAO PAULO, Sept 4- Automobile production in Brazil slipped in August and will likely fall again in September and October, the national automakers' association said on Friday, as scarce credit and dismal consumer confidence add to an industry crisis. "It's still a very difficult moment for the market," said Anfavea President Luiz Moan, adding there was no short-term...

  • NEW YORK, Sept 4- Global equity markets tumbled and the dollar traded mixed on Friday after a U.S. jobs report for August kindled uncertainty over whether the Federal Reserve will raise interest rates in two weeks. The headline number of a less-than-expected increase of 173,000 in non-farm payrolls was offset by the generally strong Labor Department report.

  • *Next week's USDA report in view. WINNIPEG, Manitoba, Sept 4- Chicago wheat edged higher after touching a five-year low on Friday, and corn steadied as investors covered short positions in both grains after recent declines. The modest bounce for grains was due after recent lows, as traders tried to avoid selling too aggressively before next Friday's monthly U.S....

  • *Caterpillar falls after broker downgrade. Sept 4- U.S. stocks fell in late morning trading on Friday as a mixed August jobs report did little to quell investor anxiety over the timing an interest rate increase. "With this jobs report, in which below-expectation job creation in August is offset by several factors- including a lower unemployment rate, prior...

  • BERLIN, Sept 4- Insomniacs, light sleepers and others who blink bleary eyes every morning could be the next target of technology companies looking to come up with ideas to improve any given aspect of consumers' lives. Samsung Electronics Co and Panasonic Corp both showcased devices at the IFA, Europe's largest consumer electronics show, geared to helping people...

  • *Delegates seek more from China on market turmoil. ANKARA, Sept 4- World financial leaders will agree to calibrate and communicate monetary policy carefully to avoid triggering capital flight, but will not call an expected U.S. rate rise a risk to growth, a draft communique showed on Friday. Officials from emerging markets wanted the communique from finance...