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  • LONDON, April 18- Access to markets and workers in the European Union after Britain leaves the bloc is essential for maintaining healthy competition in financial services and avoiding disruption, the UK's markets watchdog said on Tuesday. The Financial Conduct Authority set out the key principles for advising the government on EU withdrawal negotiations...

  • *OPEC to meet May 25 to consider output cut extension. *UAE minister sees healthy demand growth, falling crude stocks. Global benchmark Brent crude futures were down 49 cents at $54.87 a barrel at 1038 GMT.

  • OPEC to meet May 25 to consider output cut extension. LONDON, April 18- Oil prices fell on Tuesday on news that U.S. shale oil output was expected to post the biggest monthly rise in more than two years, fuelling concerns that U.S. production growth is undermining OPEC- led efforts to rein in oversupply. Global benchmark Brent crude futures were down 26 cents at $55.10...

  • BERLIN, April 18- The International Monetary Fund will not take part in a bailout program for Greece if it deems the country's debt is unsustainable, the international lender's chief Christine Lagarde said in an interview published on Tuesday. Greece needs to implement reforms agreed by euro zone finance ministers earlier this month to secure a new loan under...

  • *OPEC may face pressure to extend production cuts. Benchmark Brent crude futures were down 4 cents at $55.32 at 0649 GMT. They ended a quiet session on Monday down 53 cents at $55.36, after rising the three previous weeks.

  • *Could be pressure on OPEC to extend production cuts. Benchmark Brent crude futures were down 9 cents at $55.27 at 0058 GMT. They ended a quiet session on Monday down 53 cents at $55.36, after rising the three previous weeks.

  • SAO PAULO, April 17- Brazil's Central Bank President Ilan Goldfajn has canceled a trip to the United States this week due to a health emergency related to a herniated disc, which has prevented long flights. Bank directors Tiago Berriel and Carlos Viana will replace Goldfajn at most events he had planned to attend overseas, including the spring meetings of the...

  • WASHINGTON- World Bank President Jim Yong Kim participates in a discussion in Washington- 1830 GMT. ANNANDALE- ON- HUDSON, New York- Esther George, president of Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City, speaks before the Levy Economics Institute of Bard College's 26th Annual Minsky Conference 1300 GMT. SYDNEY- Reserve Bank of Australia will release the minutes of April...

  • WASHINGTON- World Bank President Jim Yong Kim participates in a discussion in Washington- 1830 GMT. ANNANDALE- ON- HUDSON, New York- Esther George, president of Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City, speaks before the Levy Economics Institute of Bard College's 26th Annual Minsky Conference 1300 GMT. SYDNEY- Reserve Bank of Australia will release the minutes of April...

  • BERLIN— European leaders reacted with restraint and concern Monday to the narrow outcome of a referendum in Turkey that grants sweeping new powers to the nation's president. While relations between the European Union and Turkey have been deteriorating for months, the result of the Turkish vote will likely only widen the growing political and cultural...

  • LONDON, April 17- Crude oil recouped earlier losses on Monday in subdued trading, but signs that the United States is continuing to add output largely counteracted strong economic growth in China and OPEC- led efforts to cut production. Benchmark Brent crude futures were down 14 cents at $55.75 at 1350 GMT, after trading as much as 58 cents lower.

  • LONDON, April 17- Crude oil slid lower on Monday on signs that the United States is continuing to add output, largely counteracting strong economic growth in China and OPEC efforts to cut production. Benchmark Brent crude futures were down 50 cents at $55.39 at 1126 GMT. West Texas Intermediate crude futures were down 47 cents at $52.71 a barrel, after rising 7...

  • LONDON/ TOKYO, April 17- Crude oil slid lower on Monday on signs that the United States is continuing to add output, largely counteracting strong economic growth in China and OPEC efforts to cut production. West Texas Intermediate crude futures were down 46 cents at $52.72 a barrel, after rising 7 cents to $53.18 on Thursday. "All the signs of an ever-growing bull...

  • **WASHINGTON- World Bank President Jim Yong Kim participates in a discussion in Washington- 1830 GMT. ANNANDALE- ON- HUDSON, New York- Esther George, president of Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City, speaks before the Levy Economics Institute of Bard College 26th Annual Minsky Conference, in Annandale- on- Hudson, N.Y 1300 GMT. **NEW YORK- European Central Bank board...

  • **WASHINGTON- World Bank President Jim Yong Kim participates in a discussion in Washington- 1830 GMT. ANNANDALE- ON- HUDSON, New York- Esther George, president of Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City, speaks before the Levy Economics Institute of Bard College 26th Annual Minsky Conference, in Annandale- on- Hudson, N.Y 1300 GMT. **NEW YORK- European Central Bank board...

  • VIENNA, April 15- South American trade bloc Mercosur plans to sign a trade agreement with the European Union this year, the president of Argentina, which holds the rotating presidency of Mercosur, said in an interview published on Saturday. The comments by Argentine President Mauricio Macri appeared to confirm remarks by Brazil's foreign minister, who told...

  • **WASHINGTON- World Bank President Jim Yong Kim participates in a discussion in Washington- 1830 GMT. ANNANDALE- ON- HUDSON, New York- Esther George, president of Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City, speaks before the Levy Economics Institute of Bard College 26th Annual Minsky Conference, in Annandale- on- Hudson, N.Y 1300 GMT. **NEW YORK- European Central Bank board...

  • **WASHINGTON- World Bank President Jim Yong Kim participates in a discussion in Washington- 1830 GMT. ANNANDALE- ON- HUDSON, New York- Esther George, president of Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City, speaks before the Levy Economics Institute of Bard College 26th Annual Minsky Conference, in Annandale- on- Hudson, N.Y 1300 GMT. **NEW YORK- European Central Bank board...

  • The metal was set for its biggest weekly percentage rise since April last year as a weaker dollar and geopolitical worries over the Middle East and North Korea fueled safe-haven demand. *Spot gold was steady at $1,287.32 per ounce by 0200 GMT. President Donald Trump said on Thursday that North Korea is a problem that "will be taken care of", as China urged caution and...

  • **WASHINGTON- World Bank President Jim Yong Kim participates in a discussion in Washington- 1830 GMT. ANNANDALE- ON- HUDSON, New York- Esther George, president of Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City, speaks before the Levy Economics Institute of Bard College 26th Annual Minsky Conference, in Annandale- on- Hudson, N.Y 1300 GMT. **NEW YORK- European Central Bank board...