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  • LISBON, SINTRA, Portugal- European Central Bank President Mario Draghi speaks in Lisbon and Sintra. **SINTRA, Portugal- ECB Excecutive board member Benoit Coeure chairing a Session 1 on "Innovation, investment and productivity" at the ECB Forum on Central Banking in Sintra, Portugal- 0930 GMT. **SINTRA, Portugal- ECB Executive board member Peter Praet chairing a panel "...

  • LISBON, SINTRA, Portugal- European Central Bank President Mario Draghi speaks in Lisbon and Sintra. **SINTRA, Portugal- ECB Excecutive board member Benoit Coeure chairing a Session 1 on "Innovation, investment and productivity" at the ECB Forum on Central Banking in Sintra, Portugal- 0930 GMT. **SINTRA, Portugal- ECB Executive board member Peter Praet chairing a panel "...

  • *Gold resistance at $1,260/ oz, 55- day moving average. NEW YORK/ LONDON, June 23- Gold prices climbed to one-week highs on Friday, boosted by a weaker dollar, economic and political uncertainty around the world, as well as the limited prospect of further interest rate rises in the United States. Louis Fed President James Bullard said on Friday, highlighting the...

  • SINGAPORE, June 22- The dollar eased versus the yen on Thursday as a recent rally tied to bets on another U.S. interest rate hike this year lost steam, while the New Zealand dollar rose after its central bank stopped short of aggressively trying to talk down the currency. The New Zealand dollar was the big mover during Asian trade, rising 0.4 percent on the day to...

  • SINGAPORE, June 22- The dollar held steady below a one-month high against a basket of currencies on Thursday, consolidating recent gains tied to bets the U.S. central bank could increase rates once more later this year. The New Zealand dollar edged higher, after the Reserve Bank of New Zealand kept its benchmark interest rate unchanged as widely expected and...

  • Patrick Harker, president and chief executive officer of the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia.

    Philadelphia central bank President Patrick Harker argues for "pause" during balance sheet reduction, Financial Times reports.

  • Richard Fisher: Fed's job is not to bail out financial  markets

    Former Dallas Fed President Richard Fisher, Barclays senior advisor, talks about the parameters of Federal Reserve policy.

  • Richard Fisher: Monetary policy no longer 'the only game in town'

    Former Dallas Fed President Richard Fisher, Barclays senior advisor, provides insight to the Fed's rate hike and paring down its balance sheet.

  • SAN FRANCISCO/ WASHINGTON, June 20- The outlook for inflation and the future of financial stability are emerging as dueling concerns at the heart of a debate at the U.S. central bank over how fast to proceed on future interest-rate hikes. Fed Chair Janet Yellen expressed confidence inflation would eventually perk up, but some policymakers cast doubt.

  • Robert Kaplan, president of the U.S. Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas.

    The Federal Reserve needs to be careful about raising U.S. interest rates further, Dallas Federal Reserve President Robert Kaplan said.

  • WASHINGTON, June 20- Chicago Federal Reserve Bank President Charles Evans said on Tuesday he is increasingly concerned that a recent softness in inflation is a sign the U.S. central bank will struggle to get price pressures back to its 2 percent objective. "I will say that the most recent inflation data made me a little nervous about that. In a news conference...

  • Steve Mnuchin

    It was something that they did in a unique period of time and obviously, it has to be reversed," Mnuchin tells CNBC.

  • TOKYO, June 20- Japan's Nikkei rose more than 1 percent to a near two-year high on Tuesday, encouraged by rebound in U.S. hi-tech shares as investors bet on solid growth in the economy and corporate profits globally. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan held firm near a two-year high struck last week, but was little changed on the day, with...

  • TOKYO, June 20- Japan's Nikkei rose more than 1 percent to hit a near two-year high on Tuesday following a rebound in U.S. hi-tech shares as investors bet on solid growth in the economy and corporate profits globally. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan was little changed in early trade. A big focus for Asia is whether index provider MSCI...

  • The dollar nudged higher on Monday as New York Fed President William Dudley's comments came with doubts about raising rates.

  • *Fed's Dudley says tight labor market should push inflation up. NEW YORK, June 19- U.S. stocks rose on Monday, with the S&P 500 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average hitting record highs helped by a technology sector rebound and strength in healthcare and financial stocks. "valuations are not cheap but it doesn't seem to be a deterrent for buyers," said Mark Luschini,...

  • *Fed's Dudley says tight labor market should push inflation up. June 19- U.S. stocks were higher in early afternoon trading on Monday, with the S&P 500 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average hitting record highs as technology stocks rebounded after recent losses. "Some of it is folks taking a second-look at names that may have been unduly punished in the rotation out...

  • Democratic Senator Elizabeth Warren on Monday urged the Federal Reserve to fire 12 directors who served on Wells Fargo& Co's board during the time thousands of bank employees opened phony accounts in customers' names without permission. Warren is the ranking Democrat on the Senate Banking Committee. Wells Fargo's reputation was damaged last year after...

  • *Fed's Dudley says tight labor market should push inflation up. June 19- U.S. stocks were higher in late morning trading on Monday, with the S&P 500 and Dow Jones Industrial Average hitting yet another record high, as technology stocks rebounded after recent losses. "Some of it is folks taking a second-look at names that may have been unduly punished in the rotation...

  • *Fed's Dudley says tight labor market should push inflation up. June 19- U.S. stocks were higher in late morning trading on Monday, with the S&P 500 and Dow Jones Industrial Average hitting yet another record high, as technology stocks rebounded after recent losses. "Some of it is folks taking a second-look at names that may have been unduly punished in the rotation...