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  • BOGOTA, Sept 28- Colombia's peace deal with the Marxist FARC rebel group will bring more investment to the country, backed partly by new donor aid and loans from multilateral development banks, U.S. Lew told a news conference in Bogota that the peace accord, signed on Monday and set to be voted on by the Colombian people on Sunday, would add to the confidence of...

  • MEXICO CITY- Central Bank of Mexico monetary policy statement PRAGUE- Czech National Bank monetary policy meeting- 1100 GMT TAIPEI- Central Bank of the Republic of Taiwan interest rate decision- 0900 GMT ANKARA- Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey to publish the minutes of September policy meeting- 1100 GMT CHISINAU- National Bank of Moldova interest rate...

  • THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 29 WASHINGTON- Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen participates in a conversation before the "Banking and the Economy: A Forum for Minority Bankers" conference hosted by the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City- 2110 GMT. ORLANDO, United States- Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta President Dennis Lockhart speaks before the 2016 Future of Florida...

  • THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 29 WASHINGTON- Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen participates in a conversation before the "Banking and the Economy: A Forum for Minority Bankers" conference hosted by the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City- 2110 GMT. ORLANDO, United States- Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta President Dennis Lockhart speaks before the 2016 Future of Florida...

  • Sept 28- When I first heard Elon Musk had asked his audience if they were willing to die in a great endeavor, I assumed he was speaking to shareholders. Still, "same difference," as they say back home in Chicago. "The risk of fatality will be high," Musk told a space conference on Tuesday in Guadalajara, Mexico, speaking of a hoped-for SpaceX mission to Mars by 2025. "There's no...

  • *Deal adds Africa, Latin American markets to AB InBev. LONDON, Sept 28- SABMiller shareholders backed the brewer's $100- billion- plus takeover by rival Anheuser-Busch InBev by a large majority on Wednesday, paving the way for one of the biggest corporate mergers in history. Criticism of the takeover offer grew over the summer, after a steep fall in sterling...

  • ORANJESTAD, Sept 27- Aruba's parliament late on Tuesday approved a law that permits the reactivation of the Caribbean island's 235,000 barrel-per-day refinery, operated by Citgo Petroleum, the U.S. unit of cash-strapped Venezuelan state oil company PDVSA. The president of Aruba's parliament, Mervin Wyatt-Ras, called it an "historic meeting" after the two-day...

  • ST. LOUIS, United States- Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis President James Bullard gives welcome remarks before the Community Banking in the 21st Century Conference hosted by the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis- 1415 GMT. ST. LOUIS, United States- Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago President Charles Evans speaks before the Community Banking in the 21st Century...

  • MEXICO CITY, Sept 27- The Mexico unit of SolarCity Corp, the rooftop solar developer controlled by billionaire Elon Musk, aims to invest as much as $1 billion over the next five years, the company said on Tuesday. SolarCity Mexico President David Arelle told Reuters in an interview the projected outlay will depend on Mexico keeping at current levels an incentive...

  • GUADALAJARA, Mexico Sept 27- SpaceX is developing a massive rocket and capsule to transport large numbers of people and cargo to Mars with the ultimate goal of colonizing the planet, company chief and tech billionaire Elon Musk said on Tuesday. Musk outlined his plans for the Mars rocket, capable of carrying 100 passengers plus cargo per voyage, even as SpaceX is...

  • GUADALAJARA, Mexico, Sept 27- SpaceX is developing a massive rocket and capsule to transport large numbers of people and cargo to Mars with the ultimate goal of colonizing the planet, company chief and tech billionaire Elon Musk said on Tuesday. Musk outlined his plans for the Mars rocket, capable of carrying 100 passengers plus cargo per voyage, even as SpaceX is...

  • CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla.— On a personal quest to settle Mars, SpaceX founder Elon Musk envisions 1,000 passenger ships flying en masse to the red planet well within the next century, "Battlestar Galactica" style. Musk, who also runs electric car maker Tesla Motors, received a wildly warm reception at the International Astronautical Congress in Guadalajara, Mexico.

  • GUADALAJARA, Mexico, Sept 27- SpaceX is developing a massive rocket and capsule to transport large numbers of people and cargo to Mars with the ultimate goal of colonizing the planet, company chief and tech billionaire Elon Musk said on Tuesday. Musk outlined his plans for the Mars rocket, capable of carrying 100 passengers plus cargo per voyage, even as SpaceX is...

  • Treasury Secretary Jack Lew said major emerging market countries should be better able to anticipate a U.S. interest rate hike because of the Federal Reserve's clear communications, a recapitalized International Monetary Fund and efforts to coordinate monetary and fiscal policies. Lew told Reuters in an interview late Monday that G20 finance ministers...

  • GUADALAJARA, Mexico, Sept 27- SpaceX is developing an interplanetary rocket and capsule to transport large numbers of people and cargo to Mars with the ultimate goal of colonizing the planet, company chief and tech billionaire Elon Musk said on Tuesday. Musk outlined his plans for a massive Mars rocket, capable of carrying 100 passengers plus cargo per voyage,...

  • BUENOS AIRES, Sept 27- An Argentine court on Tuesday suspended planned natural gas rate hikes to small and medium-sized businesses until the end of the year, dealing another blow to the government's plans to cut public service subsidies to shrink the country's large fiscal deficit. Last month, the Supreme Court halted planned increases in residential gas...

  • MEXICO CITY, Sept 27- Mexico's Jose Cuervo, the world's largest tequila producer, on Tuesday announced its long-awaited initial public offering, which could raise up to $1 billion, another sign of a wider revival in Latin American stock flotations. "Jose Cuervo has managed to capitalize pretty well, mostly because of their brands, but also because it's one of the...

  • EL DIAMANTE, Colombia, Sept 27- Veterans of Colombia's FARC guerrilla army could soon be making a living as eco-tourism guides, beef processors or cheese makers under plans by the Marxist group to invest in economic projects once a peace deal takes hold. Vast swathes of rural land abandoned for decades because of war will be open to development, including by...

  • EL DIAMANTE, Colombia, Sept 27- Veterans of Colombia's FARC guerrilla army could soon be making a living as eco-tourism guides, beef processors or cheese makers under plans by the Marxist group to invest in economic projects once a peace deal takes hold. Vast swathes of rural land abandoned for decades because of war will be open to development, including by...

  • BRASILIA, Sept 27- Brazil's central bank expects annual inflation to ease below the government's 4.5 percent target in 2017 after years of hovering well above that goal, leaving the door open for cutting some of the world's highest interest rates as early as October. "The report consolidated the idea that the bank will cut rates in October," said Otavio Luis Leal,...