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  • WASHINGTON, Sept 26- German automaker Volkswagen AG and auto supplier Robert Bosch GmbH have asked a U.S. federal judge to reject requests from European investors and vehicle owners to access more than 20 million pages of records turned over in VW's "Dieselgate" scandal. Volkswagen said in a court filing on Friday it has turned over more than 20 million pages to...

  • GENEVA, Sept 26- Countries negotiating an international agreement on trade in services plan to meet in early December to try to finalize the deal, U.S. The Trade in Services Agreement, which would provide stronger international rules for sectors such as communications and banking, is being negotiated among 23 WTO members, including the 28- country European...

  • BERLIN, Sept 26- Germany wants to become the first country to set up a comprehensive 5 G mobile network, the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung quoted digital infrastructure minister Alexander Dobrindt as saying in Tuesday's editions. He told the newspaper that a 5 G service would be needed to keep up with the high bandwidth required in the future for self-driving...

  • Sept 26- Mylan NV faced questions on Monday about the profit on its EpiPen emergency allergy treatment, following a report that the company makes 60 percent more on the injector than it had told Congress. Mylan, which acquired the product in 2007, has raised the list price for a pair of EpiPens to $600 from about $100 in 2008.. Mylan Chief Executive Heather Bresch...

  • BUENOS AIRES, Sept 26- Argentina's central bank will target inflation of 8 percent to 12 percent in 2018, down from a 12 percent to 17 percent target in 2017, central bank chief Federico Sturzenegger said on Monday. Inflation should fall to around 5 percent in 2019, he said in a presentation to explain the bank's inflation targeting strategy for next year.

  • RALEIGH, N.C.— The Latest on investors calling on North Carolina to repeal the law that limits LGBT protections against discrimination:. Pat McCrory says it's the "height of hypocrisy" for investors whom he describes as " New York hedge fund billionaires" to tell North Carolina what to do about a law that limits LGBT protections against discrimination.

  • NEW YORK, Sept 26- A federal appeals court on Monday cleared the way for American Express Co to enforce rules prohibiting merchants that accept its cards from steering customers toward lower-cost cards offered by competing issuers. The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in New York said a lower court judge erred in concluding that American Express' agreements...

  • Prices also rose on caution ahead of the first U.S. presidential debate between candidates Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump, analysts said. "A lot of the gains in Treasuries are safe-haven trades," said Kim Rupert, managing director for fixed income at Action Economics in San Francisco. The German bank has been fighting a $14 billion demand from the U.S. Department...

  • ZURICH, Sept 26- Luis Cantarell, who heads Nestle's Europe, Middle East and North Africa zone and has been an advocate of blurring the lines between food and pharmaceuticals, is stepping down after 40 years, the Swiss company said on Monday. Cantarell will be replaced in January by Marco Settembri, head of Nestle's water division, which will now be run by Maurizio...

  • Sept 26- Walt Disney Co is working with a financial adviser to evaluate a possible bid for Twitter Inc, Bloomberg reported, citing people familiar with the matter. Salesforce is also working with Bank of America on a potential bid, Bloomberg reported on Monday. Jack Dorsey, who returned to Twitter as chief executive more than a year ago, has been a part of Disney's...

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 26- The U.S. Senate will vote on Wednesday on whether to override President Barack Obama's veto of a bill allowing relatives of victims in the Sept. 11 attacks to sue Saudi Arabia, Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell said.

  • The Nov. 8 election is among the top issues on investors' minds, said Brian Bier, head of equity derivative sales and trading for Macro Risk Advisors. "While the overall level of S&P 500 implied volatility is low, the term structure is beginning to price the Nov. 8 presidential election," Goldman Sachs equity derivatives strategist Krag Gregory, said in a note on Monday.

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 26- The Obama administration will soon ask federal agencies to require that Native American treaty rights be considered in decision-making on natural resource projects, Interior Secretary Sally Jewell said on Monday, hoping to avoid future conflicts with tribes such as the current Dakota Access pipeline dispute. Jewell announced a...

  • ATLANTIC CITY, N.J., Sept 26- Atlantic City, New Jersey's fiscally distressed gambling hub, stands to gain $100 million by selling a defunct municipal airstrip to the city's quasi-independent public water utility, Mayor Don Guardian and other officials said on Monday. The land deal is part of a fiscal recovery plan that the city must present to New Jersey soon or...

  • NEW YORK/ LONDON, Sept 26- Gold steadied on Monday, after a retreat in the dollar helped it build on last week's gains but moves were muted with markets awaiting a U.S. presidential debate for pointers as to the outcome of November's election. Spot gold was at $1,337.40 an ounce by 2:57 p.m. EDT, up 0.01 percent, while U.S. gold futures for December delivery settled up...

  • NEW YORK, Sept 26- A federal appeals court on Monday cleared the way for American Express Co to enforce rules prohibiting merchants that accept its cards from steering customers toward lower-cost cards offered by competitors. The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in New York said a lower court judge erred in concluding that Amex's agreements with merchants...

  • OTTAWA, Sept 26- Canadian economic growth this year is less than the government initially expected, Finance Minister Bill Morneau said on Monday, in a sign Ottawa could run budget deficits for longer than planned. The government typically provides a fiscal update to the budget in November or December and Morneau indicated Ottawa might provide a further boost...

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 26- Large regional banks that must satisfy the U.S. Under the plan, banks with less than $250 billion in consolidated assets would be exempted from the' qualitative' review. Among the banks that meet the size standard for the lighter stress test review are Regions Bank and SunTrust Bank.

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 26- Large regional banks that must satisfy the U.S. Under the plan, banks with less than $250 billion in consolidated assets would be exempted from the' qualitative' review. Among the banks that meet the size standard for the lighter stress test review are Regions Bank and SunTrust Bank.

  • But short interest in Clovis has climbed to about $450 million as of Monday, or about one-third of Clovis' market value, according to S3 Partners, a financial analytics firm. That's up from about one quarter of the company's market cap at the end of August, according to S3 Partners. "What I am seeing is a significant amount of new shorts coming in basically betting the...