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  • CAMBRIDGE, Mass. _ Cambridge Bancorp on Tuesday reported fourth-quarter net income of $4.4 million. The Cambridge, Massachusetts- based bank said it had earnings of $1.08 per share. Cambridge shares have increased slightly since the beginning of the year.

  • *Sees slowdown in UK public sector work. LONDON, Jan 24- BT lost a fifth of its market value on Tuesday when an Italian accounting scandal compounded a sudden slowdown in its British government work, forcing the telecoms group to cut forecasts for the next two years. "Public sector in the UK is also particularly challenging.

  • BERLIN— Germany's head of state says this year's general election will be held Sept. 24. German President Joachim Gauck on Tuesday announced he'd approved the Cabinet's proposed date, the last Sunday in September. The vote is expected to see the nationalist Alternative for Germany, or AfD, enter the national parliament on a wave of anti-migrant sentiment.

  • LONDON, Jan 24- Foreign exchange trading out of London rose 3 percent in October 2016 compared with a year earlier, but at $2.18 trillion a day it was still down from the equivalent six months earlier, a semi-annual survey by the Bank of England showed on Tuesday. The survey also showed that the vigorous trading in the pound since Britain's surprise decision last...

  • Jan 24- BlackRock Inc will scrutinize how companies plan to use the cash they bring back to the United States as part of a tax holiday backed by U.S. During his election campaign, Trump backed a policy of cutting taxes on cash that countries repatriate as a way to entice them to invest their overseas money in the United States. Companies such as Apple Inc, Pfizer Inc,...

  • Australia and New Zealand hope to salvage the Trans-Pacific Partnership by encouraging China and other Asian countries to join the trade pact after Trump kept a promise to abandon it. FedEx Corp FDX.N CEO Fred Smith says Trump should reconsider his positions on international trade and work to embrace China and its vast market. Germany will take advantage of...

  • Australia and New Zealand hope to salvage the Trans-Pacific Partnership by encouraging China and other Asian countries to join the trade pact after Trump kept a promise to abandon it. FedEx Corp FDX.N CEO Fred Smith says Trump should reconsider his positions on international trade and work to embrace China and its vast market. Germany will take advantage of...

  • Australia and New Zealand hope to salvage the Trans-Pacific Partnership by encouraging China and other Asian countries to join the trade pact after Trump kept a promise to abandon it. FedEx Corp FDX.N CEO Fred Smith says Trump should reconsider his positions on international trade and work to embrace China and its vast market. Germany will take advantage of...

  • CATSKILL, N.Y. _ Greene County Bancorp Inc. on Tuesday reported fiscal second-quarter profit of $2.9 million. The Catskill, New York- based company said it had net income of 34 cents per share. Keywords: Greene County Bancorp, Earnings Report.

  • Australia and New Zealand hope to salvage the Trans-Pacific Partnership by encouraging China and other Asian countries to join the trade pact after Trump kept a promise to abandon it. FedEx Corp FDX.N CEO Fred Smith says Trump should reconsider his positions on international trade and work to embrace China and its vast market. Germany will take advantage of...

  • Australia and New Zealand hope to salvage the Trans-Pacific Partnership by encouraging China and other Asian countries to join the trade pact after Trump kept a promise to abandon it. FedEx Corp FDX.N CEO Fred Smith says Trump should reconsider his positions on international trade and work to embrace China and its vast market. Germany will take advantage of...

  • Australia and New Zealand hope to salvage the Trans-Pacific Partnership by encouraging China and other Asian countries to join the trade pact after Trump kept a promise to abandon it. FedEx Corp FDX.N CEO Fred Smith says Trump should reconsider his positions on international trade and work to embrace China and its vast market. Germany will take advantage of...

  • Australia and New Zealand hope to salvage the Trans-Pacific Partnership by encouraging China and other Asian countries to join the trade pact after Trump kept a promise to abandon it. FedEx Corp FDX.N CEO Fred Smith says Trump should reconsider his positions on international trade and work to embrace China and its vast market. Germany will take advantage of...

  • Australia and New Zealand hope to salvage the Trans-Pacific Partnership by encouraging China and other Asian countries to join the trade pact after Trump kept a promise to abandon it. FedEx Corp FDX.N CEO Fred Smith says Trump should reconsider his positions on international trade and work to embrace China and its vast market. Germany will take advantage of...

  • Australia and New Zealand hope to salvage the Trans-Pacific Partnership by encouraging China and other Asian countries to join the trade pact after Trump kept a promise to abandon it. FedEx Corp FDX.N CEO Fred Smith says Trump should reconsider his positions on international trade and work to embrace China and its vast market. Germany will take advantage of...

  • MEXICO CITY, Jan 24- Mexico could pull out of the North American Free Trade Agreement if a renegotiation of its terms does not benefit Latin America's second largest economy, Economy Minister Ildefonso Guajardo said on Tuesday. It would not make sense to stay, "Guajardo said when asked on local television if Mexico could pull out of the trade deal with Canada and...

  • President Donald Trump should reconsider his positions on international trade and work to embrace China and its vast market, FedEx Corp CEO Fred Smith said on Tuesday, one day after Trump made good on his campaign promise to pull out of a major trade deal with Asian allies. The Republican president has been a vocal opponent of China. Trade Representative Robert...

  • Jan 24- Wall Street looked set to open little changed on Tuesday as investors assessed quarterly earnings, while seeking clarity on President Donald Trump's economic policies. With earnings gathering pace, investors are hoping that corporate performance can justify market valuations, given the recent rally that drove Wall Street to record highs.

  • LOS ANGELES _ Hanmi Financial Corp. on Tuesday reported fourth-quarter earnings of $14.4 million. The average estimate of five analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 42 cents per share. Four analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $50.7 million.

  • OTTAWA, Jan 24- Housing prices in Canada's largest city, Toronto, have increased disproportionately and are spilling over into nearby communities, the federal housing agency said on Tuesday. The Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp said the spillover of rising home prices has affected nearby cities within commuting distance of Toronto. The report said the...