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  • *Dutch center-right Prime Minister Mark Rutte fought off the challenge of anti-Islam and anti-EU rival Geert Wilders to score an election victory that was hailed across Europe on Thursday by governments facing a rising wave of nationalism. *President Donald Trump's first budget outline, calling for a security-heavy realignment of federal spending, drew...

  • SINGAPORE/ WASHINGTON, March 16- The Federal Reserve's return to higher interest rates could lend a hand to beleaguered counterparts in Japan and Europe and signal the end of a long cycle of monetary stimulus across Asia, as central banks from Beijing to Ankara to London reacted on Thursday to the U.S. policy change. That same reason prompted central banks in...

  • ANKARA, March 15- Dutch investment in Turkey is not threatened by the diplomatic row between the two countries, as Ankara's ire is focused on the Dutch government, not its people or businesses, Turkey's minister for EU affairs told Reuters. In an interview late on Tuesday, Omer Celik also said he believed the time had come for Turkey to reassess its migration...

  • *Polls close at 2000 GMT. THE HAGUE, March 15- The Dutch tested their own tolerance for immigration and Islam on Wednesday in an election magnified by a furious row with Turkey, the first of three polls in the European Union this year where nationalist parties are seeking breakthroughs. As many as 13 million voters began casting ballots at polling stations across...

  • LONDON— Hundreds of Twitter accounts have been hijacked amid the ongoing diplomatic feud between Turkey and two European nations, Germany and the Netherlands. "This is a small Ottoman slap," the swastika-studded messages read in part, blasting "Nazi Germany" and "Nazi Holland." Forbes, UNICEF, Duke University, Amnesty International and Starbucks Argentina were...

  • THE HAGUE, March 15- Dutch people voted on Wednesday in an election seen as a test of nationalist feeling magnified by a furious row with Turkey and the first of three polls this year in the European Union where anti-immigrant parties are seeking breakthroughs. The centre-right VVD party of Prime Minister Mark Rutte, 50, is vying with the PVV of anti-Islam and...

  • ANKARA, March 15- Dutch investment in Turkey is not at risk from the diplomatic row between the two countries as Ankara's ire is focused on the Dutch government, not its people or businesses, Turkey's minister for EU affairs told Reuters. Turkey suspended high-level diplomatic relations with the Netherlands on Monday, banning the Dutch ambassador from the...

  • *Polls opened at 0630 GMT, to close at 2000 GMT. AMSTERDAM, March 15- Dutch people voted on Wednesday in an election seen as a test of nationalist feeling magnified by a furious row with Turkey in recent days, the first of three polls this year in the European Union where anti-immigrant parties are seeking breakthroughs. I hope he can make a change to make the...

  • *Polls open at 0630 GMT, close at 2000 GMT. AMSTERDAM, March 15- The Dutch began voting on Wednesday in an election seen as a test of anti-immigrant and nationalist feeling, magnified in the last few days by a spat with Turkey, and as one of three polls this year that will gauge the strength of the ties that bind the European Union together. I hope he can make a change to make...

  • Geert Wilders, leader of the Freedom Party

    Dutch voters head to the polls Wednesday to elect their new government.

  • Mark Rutte, Dutch prime minister.

    Netherlands PM Mark Rutte told CNBC on Tuesday that Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan had behaved in an "increasingly hysterical" manner towards Amsterdam.

  • Dutch PM: Turkey president taking in 'hysterical way'

    CNBC's Steve Sedgwick reports the highlights of the spat between Turkey and the Netherlands including a comment from Prime Minister Mark Rutte.

  • Erdogan's Srebrenica accusation 'unacceptable': Dutch PM

    Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte on why Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is talking about the Netherlands in an "increasingly hysterical way."

  • BERLIN, March 14- The mood among German investors improved less than expected in March, a survey showed on Tuesday, as uncertainty about the outcome of major European elections and their effect on the growth outlook for Europe's biggest economy remained high. "With regard to the economic situation in Germany, no clear conclusions can be drawn from the most recent...

  • MSCI's broad emerging equities index rose 0.3 percent with Russia and Korea among the outperformers, the latter closing up 0.8 percent at a more than 20- month high. "It is at the fastest pace in nearly three years, driven chiefly by Brazil, Russia and China." "supports our view that the Reserve Bank of India will have to reverse course and begin hiking interest rates...

  • increasingly likely wilders will not be part of any coalition

    CNBC's Steve Sedgwick updates on this week's Dutch election, with clips from last night's televised debate between Mark Rutte and Geert Wilders.

  • Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan delivers a speech to lawyers at the Presidential Complex in Ankara, Turkey on April 5, 2016.

    Turkey said on Monday it would suspend high-level diplomatic relations with the Netherlands.

  • MOSCOW- Bank of Russia First Deputy Chairman Sergey Shvetsov is scheduled to attend an information and training seminar for journalists hosted by Bank of Russia- 0900 GMT. BUDAPEST- Hungarian Central Bank non-rate-setting meeting. BELGRADE- National Bank of Serbia interest rate decision.

  • STOCKHOLM, March 13- French Foreign Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault said on Monday that the Turkish president's mention of Nazism and fascism during a diplomatic row with the Netherlands was unacceptable. Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan, who is seeking support from Turks in a referendum on boosting his powers, has said the Netherlands is acting like a "banana...

  • LONDON, March 13- The Indian rupee hit 15- month highs on forward markets on Monday after regional elections confirmed the government's grip on power, while other emerging market currencies also firmed as the dollar and U.S. yields slipped from multi-week highs. "The run-up to the Fed in terms of emerging market reaction is not dramatic anymore given that the...