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  • PHILADELPHIA, United States- Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia President Patrick Harker, Cleveland Fed President Loretta Mester and Atlanta Fed President Dennis Lockhart participate in "Presidents' Perspectives: The Fed's Role in Our Communities" closing plenary before the "Reinventing Our Communities: Transforming Our Economies" conference hosted...

  • STOCKHOLM— More than 100 Tesla owners in Norway have sued the electric car maker, saying their vehicles aren't as powerful as advertised. Kaspar Thommessen, one of the lawyers representing the 126 car owners in the suit, said Thursday that under Norwegian consumer law the normal compensation would be a discount, "if the seller doesn't remedy the defect."

  • STOCKHOLM, Sept 22- Hazaras are a mainly Shi'ite community, several thousand of whom have fled to Sweden in recent years to escape abuse and poverty in marginalised communities in Afghanistan and Iran. Many fled to Iran and Pakistan, where rights groups say they are still persecuted. There are around 951,000 Afghan refugees in Iran, many of them Hazaras, and 1.56...

  • STOCKHOLM, Sept 22- Hazaras are a mainly Shi'ite community, several thousand of whom have fled to Sweden in recent years to escape abuse and poverty in marginalized communities in Afghanistan and Iran. Many fled to Iran and Pakistan, where rights groups say they are still persecuted. There are around 951,000 Afghan refugees in Iran, many of them Hazaras, and 1.56...

  • SVANGSTA, Sweden, Sept 22- Mustafa Ansari's journey ended one April morning in his bedroom in a quiet Swedish village. During nine months in Sweden, the authorities had not managed to carry out a single interview for his asylum application. His story highlights the limits on capacity even in a country like Sweden, which has one of the most open policies towards...

  • LONDON- Bank of England's Monetary Policy Member Kristin Forbes will discuss why economics shocks can have global reach and the variety of factors involved- 1200 GMT. FRANKFURT- European Central Bank releases its economic bulletin- 0800 GMT. FRANKFURT- European Central Bank publishes the results of its second targeted long-term refinancing operation, a...

  • LONDON- Bank of England's Monetary Policy Member Kristin Forbes will discuss why economics shocks can have global reach and the variety of factors involved- 1200 GMT. FRANKFURT- European Central Bank releases its economic bulletin- 0800 GMT. FRANKFURT- European Central Bank publishes the results of its second targeted long-term refinancing operation, a...

  • Singapore's Marina Bay skyline at sunset.

    The HSBC Expat Explorer survey interviewed almost 27,000 people to discover where to go for the biggest money, best jobs and nicest lifestyle.

  • Treasury Secretary Jack Lew speaks on U.S.-Africa Trade and Investment before a forum hosted on the occasion of the 71st session of the UN General Assembly and is co-hosted by the U.S. Department of Commerce and Bloomberg Philanthropies- 1805 GMT. DUBLIN- Bank of England's executive director of insurance supervision, David Rule, at the General Insurance...

  • Treasury Secretary Jack Lew speaks on U.S.-Africa Trade and Investment before a forum hosted on the occasion of the 71st session of the UN General Assembly and is co-hosted by the U.S. Department of Commerce and Bloomberg Philanthropies- 1805 GMT. DUBLIN- Bank of England's executive director of insurance supervision, David Rule, at the General Insurance...

  • STOCKHOLM— Thirty more countries are expected to formally join the Paris Agreement on climate change this week, greatly improving the pact's chances of coming into force just a year after it was negotiated in the French capital, the United Nations said Tuesday. Brazil, Mexico and Argentina are the largest emitters on the list announced late Tuesday by the...

  • LONDON- Bank of England's executive director Andrew Hauser gives speech at CREST event- 1310 GMT. QUEBEC CITY, Canada- Bank of Canada Governor Stephen Poloz will give a speech in Quebec City on the topic of "Living With Lower for Longer," followed by a press conference- 1635 GMT. ENKOPING, Sweden- Sweden's Riksbank First Deputy Governor Kerstin af Jochnick will...

  • LONDON- Bank of England's executive director Andrew Hauser gives speech at CREST event- 1310 GMT. QUEBEC CITY, Canada- Bank of Canada Governor Stephen Poloz will give a speech in Quebec City on the topic of "Living With Lower for Longer", followed by a press conference- 1635 GMT. ENKOPING, Sweden- Sweden's Riksbank First Deputy Governor Kerstin af Jochnick will...

  • BERLIN, Sept 17- Tens of thousands of people protested in European cities on Saturday against planned free trade deals with the United States and Canada they say would undermine democracy and lower food safety, environmental and labour standards. Organisers-- an alliance of environmental groups, labour unions and opposition parties-- said 320,000 people took...

  • Jay-Z performs during TIDAL X: Jay-Z B-sides in NYC on May 17, 2015.

    Jay Z controls a business empire, but so far his success is not extending to the music streaming service Tidal, reported USA Today.

  • ZURICH, Sept 13- ABB spinning off its Power Grids division as a separate business with its own share market listing would increase the value of investors' holdings by more than 60 percent, activist shareholder Cevian Capital said on Tuesday. Zurich- based ABB is due to give an update on its review of its Power Grids business next month. ABB's shares were up 0.5...

  • GOTHENBURG, Sweden, Sept 13- Swedish bearings maker SKF is betting on automated manufacturing to help it stay global market leader in an industry hit by sluggish demand and weak pricing, with its first fully automated assembly line set to be running by early 2017.. SKF has invested 190 million crowns in its new Gothenburg product line for bearings used in...

  • ZURICH, Sept 13- ABB spinning off its Power Grids unit into a separate business with its own listing would increase the value of investors' holdings by more than 60 percent, activist shareholder Cevian Capital said on Tuesday. Zurich- based ABB is due to give an update on its review of its Power Grids business next month. ABB's shares were up 0.5 percent at 21.70 Swiss...

  • LONDON/ REYKJAVIK, Sept 12- A group of U.S. funds battling with Iceland after it froze $1.4 billion of the government's bonds they own are limbering up for a legal fight if Reykjavik continues to stonewall efforts at a deal. While the players and amounts of money involved mean the situation is unlikely to develop into an years-long Argentina-style standoff, it is...

  • WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 7 RENO, United States- Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco President John Williams speaks on the economic outlook before the Hayek Group- 0115 GMT. LONDON- Bank of England Governor Mark Carney appears before UK parliament's Treasury Committee- 1315 GMT. SYDNEY- Reserve Bank of Australia Deputy Governor Philip Lowe speaks at an...