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  • DIARY-Top Economic Events to Dec 1 Wednesday, 18 Nov 2015 | 7:01 PM ET

    FRANKFURT- European Central Bank will publish the minutes of October policy meeting- 1230 GMT. FRANKFURT- Germany's Bundesbank President Jens Weidmann delivers welcome remarks at a forum in Frankfurt- 0830 GMT. FRANKFURT- European Central Bank Chief Economist Peter Praet speaks at an event for institutional investors as part of the Euro Finance Week- 0830 GMT.

  • DIARY-Top Economic Events to Nov 30 Tuesday, 17 Nov 2015 | 7:01 PM ET

    NEW YORK- Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland President Loretta Mester, Federal Reserve Bank of New York President William Dudley and Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta President Dennis Lockhart participate in "Federal Reserve Perspectives" discussion before the Clearing House Annual Conference- 1300 GMT. NEW YORK- Bank of England Executive Director for...

  • DIARY-Top Economic Events to Nov 26 Sunday, 15 Nov 2015 | 7:01 PM ET

    MONDAY, NOVEMBER 16 MADRID- European Central Bank President Mario Draghi is due to speak at the European Roundtable of Industrialists Plenary Session in Madrid- 1015 GMT. FRANKFURT- European Central Bank board member Vitor Constancio at Opening Conference of 18th Euro Finance Week in Frankfurt- 0930 GMT. PARIS- European Central Bank board member Benoit Coeure...

  • The top 20 global hot spots for start-ups Thursday, 12 Nov 2015 | 9:59 AM ET

    Here are the top 20 countries in the world in which to form a business if you want it to have the best chance of success.

  • Melting Arctic is like 'discovering a new Africa' Thursday, 12 Nov 2015 | 5:36 AM ET

    There are great benefits to developing the Arctic's amazing wealth of resources, if done carefully, according to Iceland's president.

  • DIARY-Top Economic Events to Nov 25 Wednesday, 11 Nov 2015 | 7:02 PM ET

    WASHINGTON- Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis President James Bullard speaks before the Cato Institute 33rd Annual Monetary Conference, "Rethinking Monetary Policy"- 1405 GMT. WASHINGTON- Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond President Jeffrey Lacker and Bank of Mexico Deputy Governor Manuel Sanchez participate in "Panel 1: What Monetary Policy Can and Can't Do"...

  • DIARY-Top Economic Events to Nov 24 Tuesday, 10 Nov 2015 | 7:01 PM ET

    Speakers:- Bank of England Mark Carney and European Central Bank President Mario Draghi. WELLINGTON- Reserve Bank of New Zealand releases Financial Stability Report STOCKHOLM- Swedish Central Bank executive board meets for non-rate setting meeting UTSUNONMIYA, Japan- Bank of Japan board member Yutaka Harada speaks at Utsunomiya- 0130 GMT.

  • Stockholm- based Swedish Match can sell eight new products of a smokeless tobacco known as "snus" under its "General" brand, the FDA said on Tuesday. The FDA's ruling allows Swedish Match to sell the products. To make that claim the company needs separate approval from the FDA.

  • STOCKHOLM, Nov 10- Ericsson, the world's biggest mobile network equipment maker, pared back its market growth forecast on Tuesday, but said it could expand beyond its mainstay networks business, aided by a new deal with data network supplier Cisco. "The strategy is clear, we want to be improving the core areas- profitability, and of course having growth there as well,"...

  • DIARY-Top Economic Events to Nov 21 Monday, 9 Nov 2015 | 7:01 PM ET

    CHICAGO- Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago President Charles Evans speaks at Chicago Booth School's Initiative on Global Markets, "The $13 Trillion Question: Managing the U.S. Government's Debt"- 1930 GMT. BRUSSELS- European Parliament exchanges views with European Central Bank President Mario Draghi- 0830 GMT. BERLIN- European Central Bank Executive Board...

  • The cash-rich Danish company said earlier on Monday it will pay $365 million upfront to buy 25 percent stakes in three licenses owned by Africa Oil Corporation in Kenya as well as a 25 percent stake in an exploration license in Ethiopia and a 15 percent stake in another Ethiopian license. Shares in Toronto- and Stockholm- listed Africa Oil Corporation soared 33...

  • Eye-tracking sensor maker makes play for big time Sunday, 8 Nov 2015 | 4:00 AM ET

    *Firm discovers eye-tracking tech accidentally in lab. STOCKHOLM, Nov 8- An accidental breakthrough in a Stockholm laboratory 15 years ago could reap a fortune for the engineers who made it- as long as they can win over some of the most demanding consumers: video gamers. Since John Elvesjo noticed a sensor tracking his eye movements in a lab experiment, the...

  • NEW YORK, Nov 6- Against the backdrop of a strengthening labor market, retailers are set to report earnings next week and could help the consumer sector regain the leadership lost to technology in the latest market rally. "The consumer should be feeling pretty good heading into the last couple of the months of the year," said Sean Lynch, co-head of global equity...

  • Negative rates hurting investment: Swedish CEO Thursday, 5 Nov 2015 | 3:45 AM ET
    Negative rates hurting investment: AP3 CEO

    Kerstin Hessius, chief executive of Swedish national pension fund AP3, says low and negative interest rates are hurting the company's investment options.

  • DIARY-Top Economic Events to Nov 19 Monday, 2 Nov 2015 | 7:01 PM ET

    LONDON- Bank of England's Executive Director for Resolution Andrew Gracie speaks at the Financial Times banking summit- 0920 GMT. LONDON- Bank of England's Executive Director for Insurance Supervision, Sam Woods, speaks at the Association of British Insurers biennial conference- 1115 GMT. FRANKFURT- European Central Bank President Mario Draghi speaks at the...

  • Chile's competition regulator said last week that Chilean forestry company CMPC had colluded with PISA, purchased by Swedish-owned SCA in 2012, for at least a decade to control nearly 90 percent of the nation's toilet paper and tissue sales and kept prices higher. The revelations, which have dominated headlines in Chile in recent days, come at a complicated...

  • STOCKHOLM, Nov 2- When Fingerprint Cards said last September it was supplying China's Huawei with fingerprint sensors for its new smartphone, the little-known Swedish company's stock jumped nearly 11 percent in a day. FPC's clients have multiplied from only two to twenty in a year but competition in the sector is increasing as main rival Synaptics looks for...

  • DIARY-Top Economic Events to Nov 13 Friday, 30 Oct 2015 | 8:01 PM ET

    FRANKFURT- European Central Bank releases results of Greek bank stress test. FRANKFURT- ILF Conference with Hengeler Mueller: "One Year of SSM: Effective and Efficient Supervision in a Volatile World?" FRANKFURT- ECB Executive Board member Sabine Lautenschlaeger speaks at the International conference, "One Year of SSM: Effective and Efficient Supervision in a...

  • DIARY-Top Economic Events to Nov 12 Thursday, 29 Oct 2015 | 8:01 PM ET

    WASHINGTON- The Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System will hold an open meeting to discuss a proposed rule establishing total loss-absorbing capacity and long-term debt requirements for global systemically important banking organizations, as well as a final rule on margin and capital requirements for uncleared swaps of prudentially...

  • DIARY-Top Economic Events to Nov 11 Wednesday, 28 Oct 2015 | 8:01 PM ET

    WASHINGTON- Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta President Dennis Lockhart gives opening remarks before the Workforce Development Panel and Book Launch hosted by the Federal Reserve- 1310 GMT. LONDON- UK Finance Minister George Osborne meets Brazilian Finance Minister Joaquim Levy as a part of UK- Brazil Economic and Financial Dialogue. LONDON- European Central...