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  • GENEVA— The top executive of LafargeHolcim announced Monday that he will resign, citing "strong tensions" facing the Swiss-French cement maker since its admission last month that it had struck deals with armed groups in Syria— allegedly including the radical Islamic State group. LafargeHolcim announced the internal probe last month as it acknowledged...

  • LOS ANGELES, California- Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis President Neel Kashkari participates in a question-and-answer session at " Opportunity and Inclusive Growth Institute, TBTF"- 1530 GMT. **BRUSSELS- European Central Bank board member Daniele Nouy participates at the ECON Committee Public Hearing in Brussels 0830 GMT. LUXEMBOURG- EU General Affairs...

  • **BRUSSELS- European Central Bank board member Daniele Nouy participates at the ECON Committee Public Hearing in Brussels 0830 GMT. LUXEMBOURG- EU General Affairs Council meeting 0800 GMT. WEDNESDAY, APRIL 26 FRANKFURT- "Frankfurt Finance Summit 2017." STOCKHOLM- Meeting of the executive board of the Riksbank- 0800 GMT.

  • BRUSSELS, April 23- Belgian and Swiss media carried reports on Sunday saying that unidentified pollsters believed Emmanuel Macron would reach the French presidential runoff but that it was unclear who his opponent would be. France's official polling watchdog told Reuters last week that the country's nine main pollsters had committed to refrain from...

  • April 23- One member of European security watchdog OSCE's monitoring mission in eastern Ukraine was killed and two others were injured after their vehicle drove over a mine near Luhansk. Austria holds the rotating presidency of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe. Three years after Moscow annexed the Crimean region, tensions between...

  • April 23- One member of European security watchdog OSCE's monitoring mission in eastern Ukraine was killed and two others were injured after their vehicle drove over a mine near Luhansk. Austria holds the rotating presidency of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe. Three years after Moscow annexed the Crimean region, tensions between...

  • April 23- One member of European security watchdog OSCE's monitoring mission in eastern Ukraine was killed and two others were injured after their vehicle drove over a mine near Luhansk. Three years after Moscow annexed the Crimean region, tensions between Ukraine and separatists in the Russian-held eastern part of the country remain high and a 2015...

  • April 23- One member of European security watchdog OSCE's monitoring mission in eastern Ukraine was killed and another injured after their vehicle drove over a mine near Luhansk. Austria holds the rotating presidency of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe. Three years after Moscow annexed the Crimean region, tensions between Ukraine...

  • April 23- One member of European security watchdog OSCE's monitoring mission in eastern Ukraine was killed and another injured after their vehicle drove over a mine near Luhansk. Austria holds the rotating presidency of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe. Three years after Moscow annexed the Crimean region, tensions between Ukraine...

  • April 23- One member of European security watchdog OSCE's monitoring mission in eastern Ukraine was killed and another injured after their vehicle drove over a mine near Luhansk. Austria holds the rotating presidency of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe. Three years after Moscow annexed the Crimean region, tensions between Ukraine...

  • April 23- One member of European security watchdog OSCE's monitoring mission in eastern Ukraine was killed and another injured after their vehicle drove over a mine near Luhansk. Austria holds the rotating presidency of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe. Three years after Moscow annexed the Crimean region, tensions between Ukraine...

  • SATURDAY, APRIL 22 WASHINGTON- IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde speaks before the "Fiscal Forum Opening Session: Digital Revolutions in Public Finance" 1745 GMT. WASHINGTON- IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde and U.S. **BRUSSELS- European Central Bank board member Daniele Nouy participates at the ECON Committee Public Hearing in Brussels 0830 GMT.

  • SATURDAY, APRIL 22 WASHINGTON- IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde speaks before the "Fiscal Forum Opening Session: Digital Revolutions in Public Finance" 1745 GMT. WASHINGTON- IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde and U.S. **BRUSSELS- European Central Bank board member Daniele Nouy participates at the ECON Committee Public Hearing in Brussels 0830 GMT.

  • SEOUL, April 21- South Korea plans to raise the issue of U.S. restrictions on steel imports at World Trade Organization committee meetings next week, its trade ministry said on Friday. The United States has already slapped a series of anti-dumping duties on steel imports from South Korea and other countries. The United States is the biggest market after China for...

  • **WASHINGTON- World Bank President Jim Yong Kim and Canada Finance Minister Bill Morneau speak at World Bank- 2030 GMT. **WASHINGTON- World Bank President Jim Yong Kim is a panelist at the discussion "Creating Markets, Creating Opportunities" in Washington 1800 GMT. WASHINGTON- Governor of Bank of England Mark Carney speaks before an Institute of International...

  • **WASHINGTON- World Bank President Jim Yong Kim and Canada Finance Minister Bill Morneau speak at World Bank- 2030 GMT. **WASHINGTON- World Bank President Jim Yong Kim is a panelist at the discussion "Creating Markets, Creating Opportunities" in Washington 1800 GMT. WASHINGTON- Governor of Bank of England Mark Carney speaks before an Institute of International...

  • ZURICH _ ABB Ltd. on Thursday reported first-quarter earnings of $724 million. Three analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $7.61 billion. Access a Zacks stock report on ABB at https://www.zacks.com/ap/ABB.

  • BASEL, Switzerland— Consumer goods giant Nestle saw sales barely rise in the first three months of 2017 but confirmed its guidance for the year, including a rise in restructuring costs. The Vevey, Switzerland- based company said sales in the quarter rose 0.4 percent 21 billion Swiss francs. CEO Mark Schneider said Thursday he was "encouraged by the growth in Asia...

  • PARIS, April 20- Paris bankers and brokers will be on call, ready to scoot to the office as results of the first round of the roller-coaster French presidential election start to dribble in this Sunday. But the preparations underway already reflect the bankers' experience in facing market volatility following Britain's shock vote to leave the European Union...

  • **WASHINGTON- World Bank President Jim Yong Kim and Canada Finance Minister Bill Morneau speak at World Bank- 2030 GMT. *WASHINGTON- World Bank President Jim Yong Kim is a panelist at the discussion "Creating Markets, Creating Opportunities" in Washington 1800 GMT. WASHINGTON- Governor of Bank of England Mark Carney speaks before an Institute of International...