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  • LONDON- Bank of England Deputy Governor Jon Cunliffe speaks at the Association for Financial Markets in Europe Annual dinner- 2055 GMT. BERLIN- Bank of England Executive Director for Resolution Andrew Gracie is a panelist at the Financial Risk and Stability Network Financial Stability Conference 2016- 1245 GMT. CAMBRIDGE, United States- European Central Bank...

  • WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 2 TORONTO- Bank of Canada senior deputy Governor Carolyn Wilkins will speak at an Ontario Securities Commission event- 1715 GMT. OTTAWA- Canadian Finance Minister Bill Morneau is set to be pressed on his fiscal update when he testifies to the Senate's finance committee on a bill to amend the Income Tax Act- 1600 GMT. OSLO- Norway Central Bank...

  • WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 2 TORONTO- Bank of Canada senior deputy Governor Carolyn Wilkins will speak at an Ontario Securities Commission event- 1715 GMT. OTTAWA- Canadian Finance Minister Bill Morneau is set to be pressed on his fiscal update when he testifies to the Senate's finance committee on a bill to amend the Income Tax Act- 1600 GMT. OSLO- Norway Central Bank...

  • Hexagon has defended delaying the announcement that the CEO was under arrest during last week's earnings call.

  • STOCKHOLM, Nov 1- Swedish measurement technology firm Hexagon has defended the time it took to announce the arrest of its chief executive for alleged insider trading after it came to light he was under arrest during last week's earnings call with analysts. After being detained in Sweden on Oct. 26, Ola Rollen was allowed by the Swedish Economic Crime Authority to...

  • STOCKHOLM, Nov 1- Swedish measurement technology and software firm Hexagon defended the time it took to announce the arrest of its Chief Executive Ola Rollen over alleged insider trading in Norway. A Nordic arrest warrant was issued by Norway on Oct. 23, a copy of the warrant obtained by Reuters showed. Hexagon, a company Rollen turned from a sprawling...

  • LONDON, Oct 31- Iceland's crown currency rose to a fresh 8- year high against the euro and its benchmark government bonds rallied on Monday after national elections at the weekend. The vote on Saturday saw Icelanders opt for stability with the anti-establishment Pirate Party falling short of expectations and the junior partner in the outgoing government, the...

  • *Rates held at -0.50 pct. *QE program unchanged at 245 bln SEK. STOCKHOLM, Oct 27- Sweden's central bank kept ultra-low rates and its bond purchase program unchanged on Thursday, but said a recent slowdown in inflation meant the chance of a rate cut had risen and it was ready to expand quantitative easing at its next meeting in December.

  • THURSDAY, OCTOBER 27 NICOSIA- Speech by Austrian National Bank President and ECB Governing Council member Ewald Nowotny BERN- Switzerland Finance Minister Ueli Maurer and other officials hold a news conference on corporate tax reform package that faces a referendum in February- 1130 GMT. STOCKHOLM- Swedish Central Bank Governor Stefan Ingves holds a press...

  • STOCKHOLM, Oct 26- Ericsson picked Borje Ekholm, a Swedish business insider and veteran board member, to steer the telecoms gear maker through its worst crisis in a decade. But it immediately raised questions over Ericsson's future and whether Ekholm, who sat on the Stockholm- based firm's board for a decade, is the right person to guide it into software and...

  • STOCKHOLM, Oct 26- Ericsson picked Borje Ekholm, a Swedish business insider and veteran board member, to steer the telecoms gear maker through its worst crisis in a decade. But it immediately raised questions over Ericsson's future and whether Ekholm, who sat on the Stockholm- based firm's board for a decade, is the right person to guide it into software and...

  • WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 26 STRASBOURG, France- European Central Bank's Chief Services Officer Michael Diemer speaks before the ECON Committee at the European Parliament in Strasbourg, France- 1400 GMT. BRUSSELS- European Central Bank's board member Peter Praet speaks at the European Treasurers Club conference dinner, in Brussels, Belgium- 1700 GMT.

  • TUESDAY, OCTOBER 25 ATLANTA- Atlanta Fed President Dennis Lockhart speaks to the Opportunity Finance Network about "Lending and Investing in Community Development"- 1720 GMT. LONDON- Bank of England Governor Mark Carney appears before the House of Lords Economic Affairs Committee- 1435 GMT. BERLIN- ECB Chief Mario Draghi speaks on "Stability, Equity and Monetary...

  • TUESDAY, OCTOBER 25 ATLANTA- Atlanta Fed President Dennis Lockhart speaks to the Opportunity Finance Network about "Lending and Investing in Community Development"- 1720 GMT. LONDON- Bank of England Governor Mark Carney appears before the House of Lords Economic Affairs Committee- 1435 GMT. BERLIN- ECB Chief Mario Draghi speaks on "Stability, Equity and Monetary...

  • NEW YORK, Oct 24- Nasdaq Inc said on Monday that its co-president, Hans Ole Jochumsen, would transition to the role of vice chairman, focused on expanding the transatlantic exchange operator's European operations, effective Jan. 1. After Jan. 1, those duties will be split between Tom Wittman, Nasdaq's global head of equities, and recent hire John Shay, head of fixed...

  • Honoree Bob Dylan speaks onstage at the 25th anniversary MusiCares 2015 Person Of The Year Gala honoring Bob Dylan at the Los Angeles Convention Center on February 6, 2015 in Los Angeles, California.

    Bob Dylan may have caused the authority behind the Nobel Prize for Literature to have second thoughts.

  • MONDAY, OCTOBER 24 FAYETTEVILLE, United States- Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis President James Bullard gives presentation on the U.S. economy and monetary policy before a conference co-sponsored by the Association for University Business and Economic Research- 1305 GMT. OTTAWA- Bank of Canada Governor Stephen Poloz and Senior Deputy Governor Carolyn...

  • *Soft landing seen in Europe after two strong years. Volvo, a rival of Germany's Daimler and Volkswagen's Scania and MAN, said on Friday it expected industry-wide truck sales to fall by about 5 percent in Europe and 10 percent in North America. Volvo CEO Martin Lundstedt pointed to two factors behind the expected cooling of demand in Europe.

  • *New Look to open 500 stores in China in three years. *Many Western fashion labels founder in China. *New Look puts focus on sourcing in China.

  • FRIDAY, OCTOBER 21 SAN FRANCISCO- Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco President John Williams speaks before the Federal Home Loan Bank 2016 Member Conference- 1830 GMT. FRANKFURT- The European Central Bank releases its quarterly Survey of Professional Forecasters, a key guide on long-term inflation expectations- 0800 GMT. TOKYO- Bank of Japan Governor...