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  • LONDON/ OSLO, April 8- Norway's multi-billion-dollar high-yield bond market has become the latest casualty of the oil industry slump, with looming debt defaults for firms that operate supply ships and drilling rigs set to hammer investors who bet on the once-booming business. This has effectively shut down a part of the corporate bond market that is worth...

  • *But soaring crude output in Iraq, Iran compounds glut. LONDON, April 8- Oil prices rose on Friday, lifted by hopes that a punishing global excess of crude oil could be nearing a tipping point and firm economic indicators from the United States and Germany that cast a positive light on growth in fuel demand. "You have declining supply in the United States and a...

  • *But soaring crude output in Iraq, Iran compounds glut. LONDON, April 8- Oil prices rose on Friday, lifted by fresh hopes over a proposed freeze in oil production and firm economic indicators from the United States and Germany that cast a positive light on growth in fuel demand. "You have declining supply in the United States and a declining rig rate," said Bjarne...

  • DALLAS- Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas President Robert Kaplan participates in a moderated question-and-answer session before the World Affairs Council of Dallas/Fort Worth- 0000 GMT. FRANKFURT- European Central Bank governing council members Peter Praet, Benoit Coeure and Ignazio Visco speak at a conference. FRANKFURT- Presentation of the ECB's Annual...

  • WEDNESDAY, APRIL 6 ST LOUIS- Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis President James Bullard gives welcome remarks before a Homer Jones Memorial Lecture event- 2230 GMT. CLEVELAND- Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland President Loretta Mester speaks on the U.S. and regional economic outlook and monetary policy before a joint Cleveland Association for Business...

  • TUESDAY, APRIL 5 ARLINGTON, Texas- Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas President Robert Kaplan speaks on "Future of Business" before the University of Texas at Arlington Business Week Executive Dinner- 0000 GMT. HONG KONG- Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago President Charles Evans speaks on current economic conditions and monetary policy before the Credit Suisse...

  • BOSTON- Federal Reserve Bank of Boston President Eric Rosengren speaks on "A View on Cybersecurity and Financial Stability from the CEO" before the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston 2016 Cyber security Conference- 1415 GMT. OTTAWA- Bank of Canada will release its business outlook survey, a summary of interviews conducted by the central bank's regional offices...

  • FRIDAY, APRIL 1 NEW YORK- Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland President Loretta Mester speaks on the economic outlook and monetary policy before the New York Association for Business Economics- 1700 GMT. OTTAWA- The Bank of Canada will release its business outlook survey, a summary of interviews conducted by the central bank's regional offices with the senior...

  • OSLO/ LONDON, March 21- BP and Norway's Statoil will withdraw staff from two gas plants in Algeria after an attack by militants on one of the sites in the North African country, the companies said on Monday. Al Qaeda's North Africa branch claimed responsibility for the attack. "BP has decided to undertake a phased temporary relocation of all its staff from the In...

  • Expect some Krone strengthening: Norges Bank

    Norges Bank governor, Øystein Olsen says the central bank isn’t considering any non-conventional measures, while discussing the krona currency.

  • Negative rates for Norway not ‘off the table’: Pro

    If oil continues to tick higher, it’s unlikely that Norway will go into negative rate territory says Thomas Harr, global head of FICC research at Danske Bank.

  • Norway cuts key rate 0.5%

    Norway's central bank has cut its key interest rate to an all-time low of 0.5 percent from 0.75 percent. CNBC’s Louisa Bojesen breaks down the details.

  • To skirt the higher rate, Norway sends container-loads of fresh fish to EU member Poland, the top single destination for Norway's salmon. Norwegian exporters pay smokehouses in Poland, where wage costs are much lower than in Norway, to process the fish that then gets re-exported tariff-free within the 28- member EU. Some Norwegian companies including top...

  • *Norway has been cited as model for Britain if it leaves the EU. OSLO, March 16- It sounds like the best of both worlds: Norway sells fresh and frozen salmon worth billions of dollars to the European Union almost tariff-free, while curbing EU food imports to protect local farmers. Norway, unlike Britain, has joined the passport-free Schengen area facilitating worker...

  • THURSDAY, MARCH 17 STOCKHOLM- Sweden's Riksbank Deputy Governor Martin Floden takes part in a panel on household indebtedness in connection with the presentation by the European Commission of its Country Report for Sweden- 0745 GMT. LONDON- Bank of England interest rate decision- 1200 GMT. SYDNEY- Luci Ellis, head of Reserve Bank of Australia's Financial...

  • SANTIAGO, March 14- An algal bloom in Chile that has killed up to 20 percent of the nation's farmed salmon has sent shares of producers higher as the reduced supply has lifted selling prices. Over the last month and a half, salmon farmers in Chile, the second-largest global producer after Norway, have been hit by production losses of around 100,000 tonnes, worth some...

  • PARIS- Bank of France Governor Francois Villeroy de Galhau to deliver speech at Paris Dauphine University- 1330 GMT. SYDNEY- Reserve Bank of Australia will release the minutes of March monetary policy meeting- 0030 GMT. STOCKHOLM- Sweden's Riksbank Governor Stefan Ingves holds a speech at Affarsvarlden newspaper's event Bank& Finans 2016..

  • Norway FinMin: EU relationship has served us well

    Siv Jensen, Norway's finance minister, talks about Brexit and how Norway has benefited from its relationship with the European Union.

  • Norway FinMin: oil fund will finance growth

    Siv Jensen, Norway's finance minister, explains the decision to withdraw money from the country's sovereign wealth fund and says the fund is growing.

  • FRIDAY, MARCH 11 LONDON- Bank of England former Deputy Governor Charlie Bean holds news conference on government report into UK statistics- 0845 GMT. HELSINKI- Bank of Finland Governor Erkki Liikanen speaks at the LOGY conference- 0810 GMT. MANNHEIM- Germany's Bundesbank board member Joachim Nagel to speak at Mannheim Forum 2016- 1330 GMT.