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  • *BIS report says politics starting to dominate markets. LONDON, March 6- Investors are focusing more on politics and have become more selective in what they buy, the Bank for International Settlements said on Monday in its latest signal that markets may be breaking free from a dependence on central bank support. "Politics tightened its grip over financial...

  • *BIS report says politics starting to dominate markets. LONDON, March 6- Investors are focusing more on politics and have become more selective in what they buy, the Bank for International Settlements said on Monday in its latest signal that markets may be breaking free from a dependence on central bank support. "Politics tightened its grip over financial...

  • BRUSSELS, March 5- Prime Minister Theresa May will write to European Council President Donald Tusk this month to trigger Britain's withdrawal from the European Union under Article 50 of the EU treaty. March 13- The earliest the British parliament can complete approvals to launch what Britain says is an irrevocable divorce. March 20- To frustrate Scotland's...

  • BRUSSELS, March 5- Prime Minister Theresa May will write to European Council President Donald Tusk this month to trigger Britain's withdrawal from the European Union under Article 50 of the EU treaty. March 13- The earliest the British parliament can complete approvals to launch what Britain says is an irrevocable divorce. March 20- To frustrate Scotland's...

  • BRUSSELS, March 5- Prime Minister Theresa May will write to European Council President Donald Tusk this month to trigger Britain's withdrawal from the European Union under Article 50 of the EU treaty. March 13- The earliest the British parliament can complete approvals to launch what Britain says is an irrevocable divorce. March 20- To frustrate Scotland's...

  • BRUSSELS, March 5- Prime Minister Theresa May will write to European Council President Donald Tusk this month to trigger Britain's withdrawal from the European Union under Article 50 of the EU treaty. March 13- The earliest the British parliament can complete approvals to launch what Britain says is an irrevocable divorce. March 20- To frustrate Scotland's...

  • BRUSSELS, March 5- Prime Minister Theresa May will write to European Council President Donald Tusk this month to trigger Britain's withdrawal from the European Union under Article 50 of the EU treaty. March 13- The earliest the British parliament can complete approvals to launch what Britain says is an irrevocable divorce. March 20- To frustrate Scotland's...

  • BRUSSELS, March 5- Prime Minister Theresa May will write to European Council President Donald Tusk this month to trigger Britain's withdrawal from the European Union under Article 50 of the EU treaty. March 13- The earliest the British parliament can complete approvals to launch what Britain says is an irrevocable divorce. March 20- To frustrate Scotland's...

  • BRUSSELS, March 5- Prime Minister Theresa May will write to European Council President Donald Tusk this month to trigger Britain's withdrawal from the European Union under Article 50 of the EU treaty. March 13- The earliest the British parliament can complete approvals to launch what Britain says is an irrevocable divorce. March 20- To frustrate Scotland's...

  • BRUSSELS, March 5- Prime Minister Theresa May will write to European Council President Donald Tusk this month to trigger Britain's withdrawal from the European Union under Article 50 of the EU treaty. March 13- The earliest the British parliament can complete approvals to launch what Britain says is an irrevocable divorce. March 20- To frustrate Scotland's...

  • NEW YORK, March 5- The energy sector is the stock market's dud so far in 2017 after a banner performance in 2016, and the rest of the year may also be rocky for investors due to the unclear path for crude oil prices. But they have pared gains this year as a Nov. 30 agreement by the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries to cut production has so far failed to...

  • LONDON, March 5- The tone of private discussions between Britain and other members of the European Union about Brexit has improved since earlier this year, British finance minister Philip Hammond said on Sunday. Hammond suggested in a German newspaper in January that Britain could use its corporate tax levels as a form of leverage in the negotiations about its...

  • NEW YORK, March 5- The energy sector is the stock market's dud so far in 2017 after a banner performance in 2016, and the rest of the year may also be rocky for investors due to the unclear path for crude oil prices. But they have pared gains this year as a Nov. 30 agreement by the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries to cut production has so far failed to...

  • NEW DELHI- India-OECD-World Bank regional conference on financial education. NEW DELHI- OECD Deputy Secretary-General Richard Boucher to give opening remarks at India-OECD-World Bank regional conference- 0330 GMT. NEW DELHI- World Bank India Country Director Onno Ruhl to give opening remarks at India-OECD-World Bank regional conference- 0340 GMT.

  • MEXICO CITY, March 3- The new U.S. commerce secretary took a softer tone on trade talks with Mexico on Monday and his Mexican counterpart echoed the view that the two sides could reach a mutually beneficial deal, driving the peso to a nearly four-month high. Speaking on CNBC, Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross said a sensible trade deal with Mexico would help the peso,...

  • MEXICO CITY, March 3- The new U.S. commerce secretary took a softer tone on trade talks with Mexico on Monday and his Mexican counterpart echoed the view that the two sides could reach a mutually beneficial deal, driving the peso to a nearly four-month high. Speaking on CNBC, Secretary of Commerce Wilber Ross said a sensible trade deal with Mexico would help the peso,...

  • SAO PAULO, March 3- The Mexican peso on Friday firmed to the strongest level since the November U.S. elections after the U.S. commerce secretary said a sensible trade deal with Mexico could help the battered currency. President Donald Trump threatened to pull the United States out of the North American Free Trade Agreement. Trump has also said he would slap a hefty...

  • Speaking on CNBC, Secretary of Commerce Wilber Ross said a sensible trade deal with Mexico would help the peso, which he acknowledged had been hit by fears about what could happen to NAFTA. In the interview, Ross highlighted rules of origin clauses in NAFTA as one of the pact's weak points, an area Mexico has said it is willing to discuss. In Detroit on Friday, Mexican...

  • DETROIT, March 3- Mexico is prepared to negotiate changes to the North American Free Trade Agreement to modernize the 23- year-old open trade pact grouping the United States, Canada and Mexico, Economy Minister Ildefonso Guajardo said on Friday. Guajardo said Mexico is prepared to discuss with the Trump administration and Canada revisions to NAFTA, such as...

  • DETROIT, March 3- Mexico is prepared to negotiate changes to the North American Free Trade Agreement to modernize the 23- year-old open trade pact grouping the United States, Canada and Mexico, Economy Minister Ildefonso Guajardo said on Friday. Guajardo said Mexico is prepared to discuss with the Trump administration and Canada revisions to NAFTA, such as...