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  • TOKYO, June 27- The dollar rose on Tuesday to its highest level against the yen in nearly five weeks ahead of comments from Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen that are expected to underline her positive view of the U.S. economic outlook. She is scheduled to take part in a discussion later on Tuesday at London's Royal Academy. "Hedge funds are already selling yen this...

  • TOKYO, June 27- The dollar stood tall on Tuesday, pushing to a one-month high against the yen as investors waited to see if Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen would stick to her positive economic outlook at an event later in the global session. The Fed chair is scheduled to take part in a discussion on global economic issues at London's Royal Academy, and is seen...

  • **SINTRA, Portugal- Introductory speech by the European Central Bank President Mario Draghi at the ECB forum on central banking in Portugal- 0900 GMT. 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...

  • **SINTRA, Portugal- Introductory speech by the European Central Bank President Mario Draghi at the ECB forum on central banking in Portugal- 0900 GMT. 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...

  • SAO PAULO, June 26- Brazils health inspectors union on Monday blamed understaffing and government budget cuts for sanitary problems that triggered a U.S. ban on Brazilian fresh beef imports that struck a new blow to the reputation of the country's massive meat industry. The ANFFA union said in an emailed statement there are around 270 meatpacking...

  • European Central Bank President Mario Draghi

    The growing inequality in Europe is highly destabilizing, according to ECB President Mario Draghi.

  • LISBON, June 26- Europe's growing inequality is highly destabilising and needs to be tackled with education, innovation and investment in human capital, particularly jobs for young people, European Central Bank President Mario Draghi said on Monday. Eurostat data has shown that only a handful of countries have managed to shrink income inequality since the...

  • LISBON, June 26- Europe's growing inequality is highly destabilizing and needs to be tackled with education, innovation and investment in human capital, particularly jobs for young people, European Central Bank President Mario Draghi said on Monday. Eurostat data has shown that only a handful of countries have managed to shrink income inequality since the...

  • LISBON, Portugal— Portugal's national airline chief said Monday he is considering asking authorities to order that all drones in the country be grounded, following a series of near-misses with commercial aircraft. A TAP plane with 74 passengers almost collided with a drone as it approached Lisbon airport Sunday evening, air traffic control company NAV said.

  • 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 "...

  • 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 "...

  • LONDON, June 23- The cool shade of the hills above Lisbon will offer leading central bankers an escape from the summer heat in the coming week, but there is little they can do to get away from their differing monetary policy conundrums. The highlight of the European Central Bank's "Forum on Central Banking" in Sintra-- the old getaway of Portuguese monarchs-- is likely...

  • LISBON, June 2- Portugal's public prosecutor named Energias de Portugal CEO Antonio Mexia as a suspect in a corruption investigation on Friday after police searched the offices of EDP, grid operator REN and the local division of Boston Consulting Group. A spokeswoman for the prosecutor said Mexia, who has run Portugal's biggest company since 2006, was a...

  • LISBON, June 2- Portugal's public prosecutor named Energias de Portugal CEO Antonio Mexia as a suspect in a corruption investigation on Friday after police searched the offices of EDP, grid operator REN and the local division of Boston Consulting Group. A spokeswoman for the prosecutor said Mexia, who has run Portugal's biggest company since 2006, was a...

  • LISBON, June 2- Portuguese police searched the offices of power utility EDP-Energias de Portugal, grid operator REN and the local unit of U.S. consulting firm the Boston Consulting Group on Friday as part of a corruption probe, the prosecutor's office said. In a statement, it said the investigation is linked to hundreds of millions of euros in state compensation...

  • LISBON- Member of the Supervisory Board Pentti Hakkarainen participates at the CIRSF annual international conference in Portugal 0945 GMT. WASHINGTON- European Central Bank Executive Board Member Sabine Lautenschlager gives a speech at the 17th annual international conference on Policy Challenges for the Financial Sector organized by the IMF/ World...

  • LISBON- Member of the Supervisory Board Pentti Hakkarainen participates at the CIRSF annual international conference in Portugal 0945 GMT. WASHINGTON- European Central Bank Executive Board Member Sabine Lautenschlager gives a speech at the 17th annual international conference on Policy Challenges for the Financial Sector organised by the IMF/ World...

  • *BA now running full schedule at Heathrow and Gatwick. BA, which once marketed itself as "the world's favourite airline" suffered a public relations disaster after it had to cancel all flights from London's Heathrow and Gatwick airports on Saturday. Although BA said it expected to run a full schedule from Heathrow and Gatwick on Tuesday, it was left with work to do...