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  • SAN FRANCISCO— The executive running Uber's self-driving car division is stepping aside while the company defends itself against charges that he provided the project with technology stolen from a Google spinoff. Anthony Levandowski, an autonomous vehicle expert who defected from Google last year, notified Uber's staff of his decision in a Thursday email.

  • April 27- U.S. software company Cloudera Inc raised $225 million in an initial public offering on Thursday, a source familiar with the situation said, giving the company a market valuation of about $1.9 billion, a steep fall from the $4.1 billion it was once valued at in the private market. Cloudera said it priced its shares at $15, above its indicated range of $12 to...

  • April 28- For other diaries, please see: Top Economic Events Polling unit diary Today in Washington Political and general news. DATE COUNTRY AUCTION DETAILS 28- Apr Japan Auction of 2- year government bonds. 1- May Japan 3- month discount bill auction 2- May Belgium Auction of Treasury bills 2- May Netherlands DTC auction 3- May Sweden Auction of government...

  • April 28- For other diaries, please see: Top Economic Events Polling unit diary Today in Washington Political and general news. DATE COUNTRY AUCTION DETAILS 28- Apr Japan Auction of 2- year government bonds. 1- May Japan 3- month discount bill auction 2- May Belgium Auction of Treasury bills 2- May Netherlands DTC auction 3- May Sweden Auction of government...

  • YOKOHAMA, Japan Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda, Asian Development Bank President Takehiko Nakao will speak at Global Think Tank Summit ahead of ADB's annual meeting. SYDNEY- Reserve Bank of Australia board meeting on monetary policy- 0430 GMT. TOKYO- ASEAN +3 Finance and Central Bank Deputies Meeting Working Group.

  • WASHINGTON- Philadelphia Federal Reserve Bank President Patrick Harker will speak in Washington D.C- 1830 GMT. BERN- Swiss National Bank general meeting of shareholders. Speakers: Swiss National Bank President Jean-Paul Studer, Governing Board Chairman Thomas Jordan and head of the SNB General Assembly Jean-Michel Leuwe- 0800 GMT.

  • WASHINGTON- Philadelphia Federal Reserve Bank President Patrick Harker will speak in Washington D.C- 1830 GMT. BERN- Swiss National Bank general meeting of shareholders. Speakers: Swiss National Bank President Jean-Paul Studer, Governing Board Chairman Thomas Jordan and head of the SNB General Assembly Jean-Michel Leuwe- 0800 GMT.

  • TOKYO, April 28- Japan's core consumer prices rose at a slower than expected pace in March from a year earlier, government data showed on Friday, but posted their third straight month of increase, driven by rising energy costs. Japan's long-stagnant economy has shown signs of life in recent months, with exports and factory output benefiting from a rebound in...

  • Alphabet's profit beat Wall Street estimates and rose 29 percent to $5.43 billion, a performance that analysts called exceptional for a company so large. The two companies accounted for 99 percent of the industry growth in digital advertising in 2016, Pivotal Research said in a report this week, demonstrating market power that some advertisers complain...

  • TOKYO, April 28- Japan's industrial output fell 2.1 percent in March from the previous month, government data showed on Friday, in a sign of a temporary slowdown in production. The result compared with the median estimate of a 0.8 percent decline in a Reuters poll of economists. It followed a revised 3.2 percent increase in February, the data from the Ministry of...

  • VANCOUVER, British Columbia _ Eldorado Gold Corp. on Thursday reported first-quarter net income of $3.8 million, after reporting a loss in the same period a year earlier. The average estimate of four analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 3 cents per share. This story was generated by Automated Insights using data from Zacks...

  • BRASILIA/ SAO PAULO, April 27- Agriculture Minister Blairo Maggi has asked Brazil's foreign trade council to impose tariffs on ethanol imports following a surge in shipments from the United States, an official said on Thursday, a move that could stir trade tensions with the Trump administration. Imposing a tariff on ethanol imports, which come almost entirely...

  • WASHINGTON/ NEW YORK, April 27- Boeing Co on Thursday asked the U.S. Commerce Department to investigate alleged subsidies and unfair pricing for Canadian planemaker Bombardier's new CSeries airplane, adding to growing trade tensions between the United States and Canada. The petition against Canada's new competitor to the Boeing 737 aircraft came just days...

  • TORONTO _ Fairfax Financial Holdings Ltd. on Thursday reported first-quarter net income of $82.6 million, after reporting a loss in the same period a year earlier. Fairfax Financial Holdings shares have fallen 6 percent since the beginning of the year. Keywords: Fairfax Financial Holdings, Earnings Report.

  • SAN JOSE, Calif. _ Heritage Commerce Corp. on Thursday reported first-quarter net income of $6.5 million. Heritage Commerce shares have climbed nearly 1 percent since the beginning of the year. Keywords: Heritage Commerce, Earnings Report.

  • CELAYA, Mexico _ Industrias Bachoco SAB de CV on Thursday reported first-quarter profit of $34.9 million. On a per-share basis, the Celaya, Mexico- based company said it had net income of 70 cents. This story was generated by Automated Insights using data from Zacks Investment Research.

  • GILLETTE, Wyo. _ Cloud Peak Energy Inc. on Thursday reported a loss of $20.1 million in its first quarter. The average estimate of five analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was breakeven on a per-share basis. Four analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $237.8 million.

  • TOKYO, April 28- Japan's core consumer prices rose 0.2 percent in March from a year earlier, government data showed on Friday. The core consumer price index, which includes oil products but excludes fresh food prices, compared with economists' median estimate for a 0.3 percent annual gain. Core consumer prices in Tokyo, available a month before the nationwide data,...

  • CLARKSVILLE, Ind. _ First Savings Financial Group Inc. on Thursday reported fiscal second-quarter net income of $2.2 million. First Savings Financial shares have increased slightly more than 5 percent since the beginning of the year. Keywords: First Savings Financial, Earnings Report.

  • April 27- Software company Cloudera Inc raised $225 million in an initial public offering on Thursday, a source familiar with the situations said, giving the company a market valuation of about $1.9 billion, a steep fall from the $4.1 billion it was once valued at in the private market. Investors including chip company Intel Corp piled into Cloudera several...