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  • *Oil futures jump on OPEC stance on output cuts. Oil futures rose after OPEC said it was sticking to its deal to reduce output. The rally in equity markets around the globe, led by Wall Street, has been stoked by hopes of tax cuts, infrastructure spending and looser regulations from U.S.

  • *OPEC says 90 percent of oil output cuts made in January. *OPEC wants compliance with cuts even higher- Sec-Gen. OPEC Secretary General Mohammad Barkindo told an industry conference in London that January data showed conformity from participating OPEC nations with output curbs had been above 90 percent and oil inventories would decline further this year.

  • Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin told International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde on Tuesday that he expects the IMF to provide "frank and candid" analysis of exchange rate policies, a Treasury spokesperson said.

  • TORONTO, Feb 21- Any talks to renew the North American Free Trade Agreement would involve all three member nations, a top Canadian official said on Tuesday, dampening speculation the United States might seek to sit down with Canada first and then Mexico. The Mexican government expects the talks to start this summer, said Guajardo, who stressed several times how...

  • *OPEC says 90 percent of oil output cuts made in January. *OPEC wants compliance with cuts even higher- Sec-Gen. NEW YORK, Feb 21- Oil prices rose about 2 percent to near three-week highs on Tuesday after OPEC said it was sticking to its agreement to cut production and hoped compliance with the deal would be even higher as it expects other producers join its efforts to...

  • TORONTO, Feb 21- Any talks to renew the North American Free Trade Agreement would involve all three member nations, a top Canadian official said on Tuesday, dampening speculation the United States might seek to sit down with Canada first and then Mexico. President Donald Trump- who says free trade treaties have cost countless thousands of American jobs- wants...

  • Freeland made her remarks to a Toronto conference amid speculation that the United States might seek to sit down with Canada first when renegotiating NAFTA before focusing on Mexico.

  • Freeland made her remarks to a Toronto conference amid speculation that the United States might seek to sit down with Canada first when renegotiating NAFTA before focusing on Mexico.

  • Freeland made her remarks to a Toronto conference amid speculation that the United States might seek to sit down with Canada first when renegotiating NAFTA before focusing on Mexico.

  • Freeland made her remarks to a Toronto conference amid speculation that the United States might seek to sit down with Canada first when renegotiating NAFTA before focusing on Mexico.

  • *OPEC says 90 percent of oil output cuts made in January. *OPEC wants compliance with cuts even higher- Sec-Gen. NEW YORK, Feb 21- Oil prices rose about 2 percent to near three-week highs on Tuesday after OPEC said it was sticking to its agreement to cut production and hoped compliance with the deal would be even higher as it expects other producers join its efforts to...

  • *Oil futures jump on OPEC stance on output cuts. Oil futures rose more than 1 percent after OPEC said it was sticking to its deal to reduce output. The rally in equity markets around the globe, led by Wall Street, has been stoked by hopes of tax cuts, infrastructure spending and looser regulations from U.S.

  • President Donald Trump- who says free trade treaties have cost countless thousands of American jobs- wants NAFTA to be renegotiated with a focus on cutting his country's large trade deficit with Mexico. Trump has revealed little about his intentions for NAFTA, which came into force in 1994, except that he wants to tweak the U.S. trading relationship with Canada...

  • *OPEC says 90 percent of oil output cuts made in January. *OPEC wants compliance with cuts even higher, says Sec-Gen. LONDON, Feb 21- Oil prices rose more than $1 a barrel on Tuesday after OPEC said it was sticking to its agreement to cut production and hoped compliance with the deal would be even higher.

  • *OPEC says 90 percent of oil output cuts made in January. *OPEC wants compliance with cuts even higher, says Sec-Gen. LONDON, Feb 21- Oil prices rose more than $1 a barrel on Tuesday after OPEC said it was sticking to its agreement to cut production and hoped compliance with the deal would be even higher.

  • *Expects OPEC, non- OPEC to comply more with supply cuts. LONDON, Feb 21- OPEC and outside producers including Russia will boost compliance with agreed oil output curbs in a bid to clear a supply glut that has weighed on prices, the group's secretary general said on Tuesday. OPEC Secretary General Mohammad Barkindo also said he was "cautiously optimistic" on the...

  • BRUSSELS, Feb 21- European Union finance ministers agreed on Tuesday to close loopholes multinational corporations use to skip taxation on dividends, part of a drive to stop them from parking profits where they pay the least tax. "We have reached a general approach," Finance Minister Edward Scicluna of Malta, which holds the current six-month rotating EU...

  • ATHENS, Feb 21- When asked what he thought about the prospect of yet more austerity to be imposed on Greece by its international creditors, Nicos Papapetrou was fairly short. "I had better stop... because I will start swearing," 49- year old Papapetrou, a shop assistant in Athens said. Athens and its creditors- the euro zone and International Monetary Fund- agreed on...

  • ATHENS, Feb 21- When asked what he thought about the prospect of yet more austerity to be imposed on Greece by its international creditors, Nicos Papapetrou was fairly short. "I had better stop... because I will start swearing," 49- year old Papapetrou, a shop assistant in Athens said. Athens and its creditors- the euro zone and International Monetary Fund- agreed on...

  • ATHENS, Feb 21- When asked what he thought about the prospect of yet more austerity to be imposed on Greece by its international creditors, Nicos Papapetrou was fairly short. "I had better stop... because I will start swearing," 49- year old Papapetrou, a shop assistant in Athens said. Athens and its creditors- the euro zone and International Monetary Fund- agreed on...