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  • **LONDON- Andy Haldane, chief economist and the executive director of monetary analysis and statistics at the Bank of England, gives a speech at The Finance Foundation Annual Lecture- 1700 GMT. BERLIN- ECB's Executive Board Member Sabine Lautenschlager gives speech at book presentation "100 Years of Women's Vote" organised by Juristinnenbund and...

  • **LONDON- Andy Haldane, chief economist and the executive director of monetary analysis and statistics at the Bank of England, gives a speech at The Finance Foundation Annual Lecture- 1700 GMT. BERLIN- ECB's Executive Board Member Sabine Lautenschlager gives speech at book presentation "100 Years of Women's Vote" organized by Juristinnenbund and...

  • Daniel Ek, chief executive officer and co-founder of Spotify AB.

    Spotify is hoping to agree to a new licensing deal with Warner Music soon, ahead of an anticipated IPO listing.

  • MONDAY, JULY 24 TOKYO- Bank of Japan releases minutes of Monetary Policy Meeting held on June 15 and 16 2350 GMT. **BERLIN- ECB's Executive Board Member Sabine Lautenschlager gives speech at book presentation "100 Years of Women's Vote" organised by Juristinnenbund and Bundesministerium der Justiz in Berlin, Germany 1530 GMT. TOKYO- Bank of Japan Deputy Governor...

  • MONDAY, JULY 24 TOKYO- Bank of Japan releases minutes of Monetary Policy Meeting held on June 15 and 16 2350 GMT. **BERLIN- ECB's Executive Board Member Sabine Lautenschlager gives speech at book presentation "100 Years of Women's Vote" organized by Juristinnenbund and Bundesministerium der Justiz in Berlin, Germany 1530 GMT. TOKYO- Bank of Japan Deputy Governor...

  • MONDAY, JULY 24 TOKYO- Bank of Japan releases minutes of Monetary Policy Meeting held on June 15 and 16 2350 GMT. **BERLIN- ECB's Executive Board Member Sabine Lautenschlager gives speech at book presentation "100 Years of Women's Vote" organised by Juristinnenbund and Bundesministerium der Justiz in Berlin, Germany 1530 GMT. TOKYO- Bank of Japan Deputy Governor...

  • MONDAY, JULY 24 TOKYO- Bank of Japan releases minutes of Monetary Policy Meeting held on June 15 and 16 2350 GMT. **BERLIN- ECB's Executive Board Member Sabine Lautenschlager gives speech at book presentation "100 Years of Women's Vote" organized by Juristinnenbund and Bundesministerium der Justiz in Berlin, Germany 1530 GMT. TOKYO- Bank of Japan Deputy Governor...

  • An Air Koryo aircraft sits parked in front of houses outside Pyongyang airport on April 17, 2017.

    The U.S. government will ban U.S. citizens from traveling to North Korea.

  • STOCKHOLM _ Autoliv Inc. on Friday reported second-quarter profit of $129.8 million. The average estimate of eight analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of $1.48 per share. Autoliv shares have risen slightly more than 2 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • LONDON, July 21- Private equity group Permira has bought a stake of at least 10 percent in payments firm Klarna, one of Europe's most highly valued tech startups, the companies said on Friday. Klarna, which says it handles 650,000 transactions per day, got a banking licence from Sweden's financial watchdog last month, two weeks after Anders Holch Povlsen, owner of...

  • Artist's impression of the MTR Express' newly unveiled Trainy McTrainface

    A train operator in Sweden has vowed to name one of its trains Trainy McTrainface in a bid to bring “joy” to all those disappointed when the U.K. overturned a public vote to name a polar research ship with a similar quirky name.

  • MONDAY, JULY 24 TOKYO- Bank of Japan releases minutes of Monetary Policy Meeting held on June 15 and 16 2350 GMT. WEDNESDAY, JULY 26 TOKYO- Bank of Japan Deputy Governor Hiroshi Nakaso speaks to business leaders in Hiroshima- 0130 GMT. OAKDALE, Minneapolis- Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis President Neel Kashkari participates in a moderated...

  • MONDAY, JULY 24 TOKYO- Bank of Japan releases minutes of Monetary Policy Meeting held on June 15 and 16 2350 GMT. WEDNESDAY, JULY 26 TOKYO- Bank of Japan Deputy Governor Hiroshi Nakaso speaks to business leaders in Hiroshima- 0130 GMT. OAKDALE, Minneapolis- Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis President Neel Kashkari participates in a moderated...

  • *Ingenico buying Bambora from Nordic Capital. PARIS, July 20- French payments specialist Ingenico is to buy rival Bambora from Nordic Capital for 1.5 billion euros, the latest in a series of deals in the sector. The acquisition of Stockholm- based Bambora, which had gross revenues of 202 million euros in 2016, would lift Ingenico's earnings and lead to synergies,...

  • PARIS, July 20- French payments specialist Ingenico is to buy rival Bambora from Nordic Capital for 1.5 billion euros, in the latest takeover deal to sweep the payments sector. The acquisition of Stockholm- headquartered Bambora, which had gross revenues of 202 million euros in 2016, would lift Ingenico's earnings and lead to synergies, Ingenico said in a...

  • **TOKYO- Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda holds a news conference after their policy decision 0630 GMT. FRANKFURT- ECB Governing Council meeting, followed by interest rate announcement. FRANKFURT- ECB President Mario Draghi holds a press conference following the Governing Council meeting and the interest rate meeting- 1330 GMT.

  • **TOKYO- Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda holds a news conference after their policy decision 0630 GMT. FRANKFURT- ECB Governing Council meeting, followed by interest rate announcement. FRANKFURT- ECB President Mario Draghi holds a press conference following the Governing Council meeting and the interest rate meeting- 1330 GMT.

  • *Q2 core profit SEK 8.54 bln vs forecast 8.48 bln. STOCKHOLM, July 19- Sweden's Volvo said on Wednesday that a stretched supply chain and extra costs to meet strong demand for its trucks dented margins in the second quarter, even as it reported a rise in profits and order intake. Shares in Volvo, which competes with Germany's Daimler and Volkswagen, have risen nearly...

  • HELSINKI— Strong demand in Europe, Asia and Russia helped truck maker Volvo post a threefold increase in second-quarter profits, but faltering sales in North America prompted a sharp fall in the company's share price. Though overall sales during the quarter grew by 12 percent to 88.4 billion kronor, a disappointing performance in North America— Volvo's...

  • *Q2 core profit SEK 8.54 bln vs forecast 8.48 bln. STOCKHOLM, July 19- Swedish truck maker Volvo raised its forecast for the North American market on Wednesday after a solid second quarter that saw order intake pick up across the group. "Recent trends on the truck markets continue with good demand in Europe, including a distinct recovery in Russia, and a gradual...