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  • WASHINGTON- Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen to deliver her semiannual monetary testimony before the Senate Banking Committee- 1500 GMT. NEWARK, United States- Richmond Fed President Jeffrey Lacker to speak before the 2017 Economic Forecast forum hosted by the Lyons Companies and the Lerner College Center for Economic Education and Entrepreneurship-...

  • *Sydney braces for power blackouts. SYDNEY/ MELBOURNE, Feb 10- Major energy users in Australia shut down on Friday, and the public were asked not to go home and cook or watch television, averting big blackouts amid strained supplies as an extreme heat wave moved from the desert interior to the east coast. Authorities had been preparing to temporarily suspend power...

  • WASHINGTON- Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen to deliver her semiannual monetary testimony before the Senate Banking Committee- 1500 GMT. NEWARK, United States- Richmond Fed President Jeffrey Lacker to speak before the 2017 Economic Forecast forum hosted by the Lyons Companies and the Lerner College Center for Economic Education and Entrepreneurship-...

  • Norwegian market is starting to pick up: Aker Solutions CEO

    Aker Solutions CEO Luis Araujo breaks down the key details of its recent financial report while commenting on events going on in the oil market including OPEC’s output deal.

  • BERLIN- German Chancellor Angela Merkel to meet European Central Bank President Mario Draghi. LONDON- Bank of England Governor Mark Carney to speak at the Bank of England Inclusion Reception- 1830 GMT. ST. LOUIS, United States- St.

  • STOCKHOLM- OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurria and Swedish Finance Minister Magdalena Andersson will attend a press conference- 1200 GMT. STOCKHOLM- OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurria and Sweden Finance Minister Magdalena Andersson will attend a press conference- 1230 GMT. STOCKHOLM- Riksbank executive board meeting.

  • STOCKHOLM- OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurria and Swedish Finance Minister Magdalena Andersson will attend a press conference- 1200 GMT. STOCKHOLM- OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurria and Sweden Finance Minister Magdalena Andersson will attend a press conference- 1230 GMT. STOCKHOLM- Riksbank executive board meeting.

  • STOCKHOLM- OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurria and Swedish Finance Minister Magdalena Andersson will attend a press conference- 1200 GMT. STOCKHOLM- OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurria and Sweden Finance Minister Magdalena Andersson will attend a press conference- 1230 GMT. STOCKHOLM- Riksbank executive board meeting.

  • BOSTON, Feb 7- The United States has been home to the world's biggest hedge funds, but the industry's most consistent strong performers generally hail from other nations, according to data released on Tuesday. Mauritius- based Arcstone Capital's Passage to India Opportunity Fund, Great Britain- based Stratton Street Capital's Japan Synthetic Warrant Fund and...

  • *Break-even price is $27 on projects vs $41 last year. LONDON/ OSLO, Feb 7- Norway's Statoil plunged to an unexpected loss in the fourth quarter of last year, as it cut its long-term assumptions for the price of oil and took a $2.3 billion impairment charge on the value of its assets as a result. Statoil said on Tuesday it now expected benchmark Brent crude to reach $75 a...

  • STOCKHOLM- OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurria and Swedish Finance Minister Magdalena Andersson will attend a press conference- 1200 GMT. STOCKHOLM- OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurria and Sweden Finance Minister Magdalena Andersson will attend a press conference- 1230 GMT. STOCKHOLM- Riksbank executive board meeting.

  • STOCKHOLM- OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurria and Swedish Finance Minister Magdalena Andersson will attend a press conference- 1200 GMT. STOCKHOLM- OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurria and Sweden Finance Minister Magdalena Andersson will attend a press conference- 1230 GMT. STOCKHOLM- Riksbank executive board meeting.

  • STOCKHOLM- OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurria and Swedish Finance Minister Magdalena Andersson will attend a press conference- 1200 GMT. STOCKHOLM- OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurria and Sweden Finance Minister Magdalena Andersson will attend a press conference- 1230 GMT. STOCKHOLM- Riksbank executive board meeting.

  • OLYMPIA FIELDS, United States- Chicago Fed President Charles Evans speaks on current economic conditions and monetary policy before the Prairie State College Economic Breakfast- 1415 GMT. SAN DIEGO, United States- Philadelphia Fed President Patrick Harker speaks on "FinTech Regulation" before the Global Interdependence Center "Payment Systems in the...

  • *Rouble seen 10 pct weaker at $55 oil under new budget rule. MOSCOW, Feb 2- Russia will resume buying dollars next week for the first time since a brief burst in 2015, but sources told Reuters the purchases will go ahead only after a reluctant central bank won assurances it could distance itself from the operations. People involved in discussions of the planned...

  • BERLIN- ECB Board Member Peter Praet gives a keynote speech at 15th Handelsblatt Annual Conference "Future strategies for saving banks and Landesbanken" in Berlin, Germany- 1700 GMT. LONDON- Bank of England rate decision, publication of the minutes of its meeting and release of its inflation report. FRANKFURT, Germany- ECB Governing Council meeting.

  • BERLIN- ECB Board Member Peter Praet gives a keynote speech at 15th Handelsblatt Annual Conference "Future strategies for saving banks and Landesbanken" in Berlin, Germany- 1700 GMT. LONDON- Bank of England rate decision, publication of the minutes of its meeting and release of its inflation report. FRANKFURT, Germany- ECB Governing Council meeting.

  • BERLIN- ECB Board Member Peter Praet gives a keynote speech at 15th Handelsblatt Annual Conference "Future strategies for saving banks and Landesbanken" in Berlin, Germany- 1700 GMT. LONDON- Bank of England rate decision, publication of the minutes of its meeting and release of its inflation report. FRANKFURT, Germany- ECB Governing Council meeting.

  • STOCKHOLM, Feb 1- Scandinavian airline SAS will set up bases in London and Spain in a bid to cut staff costs and compete with budget carriers such as Norwegian Air and Ryanair. Basing aircraft and employing pilots and cabin staff at leisure destinations in Europe, such as London and the Mediterranean, would lower labour costs, SAS Chief Executive Rickard...

  • FRANKFURT- Bundesbank Board Member Andreas Dombret speaks about ECB policy- 1900 GMT. OSLO- Norges Bank Executive Director Ida Wolden Bache to give a speech at "Valutaseminaret", an annual seminar hosted by the Association of Norwegian Economists- 1215 GMT. WASHINGTON- Federal Reserve's Federal Open Market Committee decision on interest rate, followed by...