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  • Secretary of State John Kerry and his counterparts from the European Union, United Kingdom, France, Germany and Italy meet at Tufts University to discuss a range of issues- 1545 GMT. MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 26 BELLINGHAM, United States- Bank of Canada Governor Stephen Poloz gives a speech at Western Washington University- 2300 GMT. MINNEAPOLIS, United States- Federal...

  • Secretary of State John Kerry and his counterparts from the European Union, United Kingdom, France, Germany and Italy meet at Tufts University to discuss a range of issues- 1545 GMT. MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 26 BELLINGHAM, United States- Bank of Canada Governor Stephen Poloz gives a speech at Western Washington University- 2300 GMT. MINNEAPOLIS, United States- Federal...

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  • SAN FRANCISCO, Sept 23- The split at the Federal Reserve over when to next raise interest rates appears to hinge largely on disagreements over the labor market outlook, comments from policymakers on Friday suggest. When the Fed earlier this week decided to stand pat on rates, Fed Chair Janet Yellen said she felt the labor market had more room to run before it could...

  • As if European politicians did not have enough on their plates grappling with Britain's exit from the European Union, Italy will start the countdown towards a high-stakes referendum on constitutional reform. With polls suggesting the vote-- expected in November or December-- could be close, and Prime Minister Matteo Renzi having staked his job on the vote, the...

  • *All three major indexes on track to end week higher. Sept 23- Wall Street was lower in early afternoon trading on Friday as investors assess valuations after a three-day rally spurred by optimism that the Federal Reserve will hold off from raising interest rates in the near term. "The market is taking a bit of a breather after a strong week," said Mike Bailey, director...

  • *All three major indexes on track to end week higher. Sept 23- Wall Street was lower in late morning trading on Friday as investors assess valuations after a three-day rally spurred by optimism that the Federal Reserve will hold off from raising interest rates in the near term. "The market is taking a bit of a breather after a strong week," said Mike Bailey, director of...

  • Twitter shares jumped 15.7 percent to $21.55 after CNBC reported the microblogger is moving closer to a sale and that suitors include Alphabet's Google and Salesforce.com. "There is some consolidation after the very active and positive week for stocks based on news flow from the central banks, said David Donabedian, chief investment officer of Atlantic...

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 23- Boston Federal Reserve President Eric Rosengren said on Friday that he believed interest rates should be raised gradually now and warned that a fall in the unemployment rate below its sustainable level could derail economic recovery in the United States. Kansas City Fed President Esther George and Cleveland Fed President Loretta...

  • Sept 23- Wall Street looked set to open slightly lower on Friday as oil prices came off a two-week high, a day after the Nasdaq closed at a record high for the second straight day. "There is some consolidation after the very active and positive week for stocks based on news flow from the central banks, said David Donabedian, chief investment officer of Atlantic Trust...

  • Yellen did the right thing despite dissent: Expert

    Aaron Klein, Brookings Institution, and George Selgin, Cato Institute, share their thoughts on the fed's decision to leave rates where they are for now amid a divided central bank.

  • Sept 23- U.S. stock index futures were slightly lower on Friday as oil prices came off a two-week high, a day after the Nasdaq closed at a record high for the second straight day. *Fed Chair Janet Yellen said on Wednesday that U.S. growth was looking stronger and rate increases would be needed to keep the economy from overheating and fueling high inflation.

  • Fed won't hike on weak data: Pro

    Dan Suzuki, BofA Merrill Lynch, shares his outlook on the markets after a couple months of weak economic data.

  • Fed will hike in December but repent in January: Pro

    Sri Kumar, Sri-Kumar Global Strategies, and Ashish Shah, AllianceBernstein, weigh in on fed policy and interest rates. There is not strategy, says Kumar.

  • *Asian shares steady but near 14- month high. S&P enjoys biggest 2- day rally in 2 months. LONDON, Sept 23- Stock markets were on course for their biggest weekly gain in two months on Friday after a week of central bank meetings which left investors still unconvinced that U.S. policymakers intend to put an end to an era of ultra-low interest rates.

  • Expert says Fed decision will lead to bear market

    The chief economist at consultancy firm Lombard Street Research says the Fed put market sentiment before the economy.

  • Fed should focus on domestic economy: Pro

    Piers Hillier, chief investment officer at Royal London Asset Management, discusses monetary policy from the U.S. Federal Reserve and the Bank of England.

  • MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan ticked up 0.15 percent, driven by gains in Australia, and within sight of its highest levels since July 2015 that it hit in early September. Japan's Nikkei dipped 0.3 percent, reflecting the yen's gains during Japan's market holiday on Thursday. European share are seen opening little changed, with...

  • TOKYO, Sept 23- Asian shares held near 14- month highs on Friday on revived bets the Federal Reserve is settling into a phase of very gradual interest rate rises while Japanese bond yields fell after the Bank of Japan's new policy scheme. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan was steady and within sight of its highest levels since July 2015...