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  • *Wall Street seen following U.S. shares lower. Wall Street looked set to follow Europe lower, index futures showed, having traded in a very tight range on Monday with eyes on the Fed. While the Fed meeting is the focus for markets this week, investors also have to assess the impact of central bank meetings in Britain and Japan, a gathering of G20 finance chiefs, U.S.

  • LONDON, March 14- The dollar inched up in calm markets on Tuesday, with investors largely shying away from putting on big new bets ahead of Wednesday's Dutch elections and expected interest rate rise from the U.S. The euro, which hit a five-week high on Monday above $1.07 on expectations the European Central Bank is moving towards winding back its stimulus...

  • *VW boss signals U-turn toward large mergers. WOLFSBURG, Germany, March 14- Volkswagen Chief Executive Matthias Mueller said he did not rule out he could hold merger talks with Fiat Chrysler boss Sergio Marchionne, in a marked change of tone by the German carmaker toward its Italian-American peer. "We are not ready for talks about anything," he had told Reuters on the...

  • Signage for 1Malaysia Development Bhd. (1MDB) is displayed at the site of the Tun Razak Exchange (TRX) project in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

    Former Goldman Sachs banker Tim Leissner received a 10-year ban from Singapore for links to the scandal-hit Malaysian state investment fund 1MDB.

  • STOCKHOLM- The Riksdag Committee on Finance will hold an open hearing on monetary policy with Riksbank Governor Stefan Ingves and Riksbank Deputy Governor Henry Ohlsson- 0900 GMT. FRANKFURT- European Central Bank President Mario Draghi speaks at the conference on "Fostering Innovation and Entrepreneurship in the Euro Area," initiated by ECB and MIT- 1430 GMT.

  • STOCKHOLM- The Riksdag Committee on Finance will hold an open hearing on monetary policy with Riksbank Governor Stefan Ingves and Riksbank Deputy Governor Henry Ohlsson- 0900 GMT. FRANKFURT- European Central Bank President Mario Draghi speaks at the conference on "Fostering Innovation and Entrepreneurship in the Euro Area", initiated by ECB and MIT- 1430 GMT.

  • FRANKFURT, March 13- Bosses of German companies including engineering group Siemens and carmaker BMW will travel with Chancellor Angela Merkel to meet U.S. Trains-to-turbines group Siemens employs more than 50,000 people in the United States, its single biggest market, where it makes 21 percent of its total revenue, while BMW's South Carolina plant is its...

  • FRANKFURT, March 13- Bosses of German companies including engineering group Siemens and carmaker BMW will travel with Chancellor Angela Merkel to meet U.S. Trains-to-turbines group Siemens employs more than 50,000 people in the United States, its single biggest market, where it makes 21 percent of its total revenue, while BMW's South Carolina plant is its...

  • FRANKFURT- European Central Bank Board Member Vitor Constancio is scheduled to attend an event on "The Future of Economic Growth With and Without TFP Growth" by the Vice President at joint conference "Fostering Innovation and Entrepreneurship in the Euro Area" organized by the ECB and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Frankfurt, Germany- 1400 GMT.

  • FRANKFURT- European Central Bank Board Member Vitor Constancio is scheduled to attend an event on "The Future of Economic Growth With and Without TFP Growth" by the Vice President at joint conference "Fostering Innovation and Entrepreneurship in the Euro Area" organized by the ECB and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Frankfurt, Germany- 1400 GMT.

  • FRANKFURT- European Central Bank Board Member Vitor Constancio is scheduled to attend an event on "The Future of Economic Growth With and Without TFP Growth" by the Vice President at joint conference "Fostering Innovation and Entrepreneurship in the Euro Area" organized by the ECB and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Frankfurt, Germany- 1400 GMT.

  • FRANKFURT- European Central Bank Board Member Vitor Constancio is scheduled to attend an event on "The Future of Economic Growth With and Without TFP Growth" by the Vice President at joint conference "Fostering Innovation and Entrepreneurship in the Euro Area" organized by the ECB and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Frankfurt, Germany- 1400 GMT.

  • GENEVA, March 10- Mitsubishi Motors and its new parent Nissan are studying joint production of pickup trucks in Southeast Asia as they look for savings within the broader Renault-Nissan alliance, a senior executive told Reuters. The Japanese groups may pool technical underpinnings and production of future replacements for the Thai-built Nissan Navara and...

  • *McLaren ready to source more UK components if there are tariffs. Eighty percent of UK- assembled vehicles are exported and they could face tariffs of up to 10 percent if Britain has to fall back on World Trade Organisation rules, with some components subject to multiple varying tariffs each time they cross a border. "If we do find there are tariffs on sending cars...

  • FRANKFURT- European Central Bank President Mario Draghi speaks at the conference on "Fostering Innovation and Entrepreneurship in the Euro Area", initiated by ECB and MIT- 1430 GMT. STOCKHOLM- The Riksdag Committee on Finance will hold an open hearing on monetary policy with Riksbank Governor Stefan Ingves and Riksbank Deputy Governor Henry Ohlsson- 0900 GMT.

  • FRANKFURT- European Central Bank President Mario Draghi speaks at the conference on "Fostering Innovation and Entrepreneurship in the Euro Area," initiated by ECB and MIT- 1430 GMT. STOCKHOLM- The Riksdag Committee on Finance will hold an open hearing on monetary policy with Riksbank Governor Stefan Ingves and Riksbank Deputy Governor Henry Ohlsson- 0900 GMT.

  • *VW says looking for "tailor-made solutions" in India. BERLIN, March 9- Volkswagen has signed an agreement with Tata Motors to explore cooperation in India, company sources close to the matter said, as the German carmaker tries once again to conquer emerging markets. VW, already the biggest carmaker by sales in China, is embracing electric cars and looking for new...

  • GENEVA, March 9- Volkswagen-owned British car brand Bentley is due to make its next major investment decision on a new model around the start of next year and unfettered access to Europe is vitally important, its boss told Reuters. Bentley, which builds its entire range of luxury models at its site in Crewe in central England, said over 20 percent of sales are made in...

  • FRANKFURT- ECB Governing Council meeting, followed by press conference- 1330 GMT. FRANKFURT- ECB Governing Council meeting, followed by interest rate announcement. STOCKHOLM- The Riksdag Committee on Finance will hold an open hearing on monetary policy with Riksbank Governor Stefan Ingves and Riksbank Deputy Governor Henry Ohlsson- 0900 GMT.

  • FRANKFURT- ECB Governing Council meeting, followed by press conference- 1330 GMT. FRANKFURT- ECB Governing Council meeting, followed by interest rate announcement. STOCKHOLM- The Riksdag Committee on Finance will hold an open hearing on monetary policy with Riksbank Governor Stefan Ingves and Riksbank Deputy Governor Henry Ohlsson- 0900 GMT.