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  • TOKYO, Sept 26- The dollar wobbled against the yen and euro on Monday, cautiously held in a narrow range ahead of the impending first debate between U.S. presidential candidates that could determine the currency's near-term direction. The dollar was down 0.1 percent at 100.860 yen. The market awaited the debate between Democrat Hillary Clinton and Republican...

  • TOKYO, Sept 26- The dollar wobbled against the yen and euro on early on Monday, cautiously held in a narrow range ahead of the impending first debate between U.S. presidential candidates that could determine the currency's near-term direction. The dollar was down 0.2 percent at 100.800 yen. The market awaited the debate between Democrat Hillary Clinton and...

  • SINGAPORE, Sept 26- London nickel prices eased on Monday, taking a breather after climbing for the last five sessions to a six-week high on concerns over the possibility of more mine suspensions in the Philippines. The country accounts for more than 90 percent of China's nickel ore imports. Data on Thursday showed China's nickel ore imports in August climbed to a...

  • TOKYO, Sept 26- Japan's Nikkei share average dropped on Monday morning, with sentiment soured by a strong yen and weakness on Wall Street, while investors turned their focus to the U.S. presidential debate. Anything triggering fears for a strong yen trend is negative to stocks, "said Takuya Takahashi, a strategist at Daiwa Securities. Takahashi also noted that the...

  • SINGAPORE, Sept 26- Singapore's BandLab Technologies will buy 49 percent of Rolling Stone magazine from publisher Wenner Media and plans to expand the business into new markets and boost its profile in Asia, the two companies said in a statement. Rolling Stone publishes 12 international editions in Australia, Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, France, Germany, India,...

  • WALL STREET: The fall on Wall Street last week also weighed on market sentiments in Asia. THE DEBATE: Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump will confront each other face-to-face for the first time in Monday night's 90- minute, prime-time presidential debate. Television audience is expected to set a record for the high-stakes showdown, which could help tip the...

  • *The U.S. presidential debate between Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Hillary Clinton will take place at 0100 GMT on Tuesday, with investors looking for indications of who could win the race to lead the world's biggest economy. *Boston Federal Reserve President Eric Rosengren said on Friday that he believed interest rates should be raised gradually now...

  • SYDNEY, Sept 26- U.S. soybeans edged higher on Monday recovering from a 10- day low hit earlier in the session as bumper harvests and favorable harvesting weather forecasts weighed on the oilseed. *The most active soybean futures on the Chicago Board Of Trade rose 0.13 percent to $9.56-1/ 4 a bushel, having earlier hit a session low of $9.49-1/ 4 a bushel- the lowest...

  • SINGAPORE, Sept 26- London nickel eased on Monday as the market took a breather after climbing for the past five consecutive sessions to a six-week high on concerns over the possibility of more mine suspensions in the Philippines. *The country accounts for more than 90 percent of China's nickel ore imports. *Three-month copper on the LME slipped 0.2 percent to...

  • SINGAPORE, Sept 26- Crude prices rebounded on Monday after Algeria's energy minister said the day before that all options were possible for an oil output cut or freeze at this week's informal meeting of OPEC producers. Members of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries will meet on the sidelines of the International Energy Forum in Algeria from...

  • The CBI/PwC Financial Services Survey of 115 firms shows finance houses, building societies and investment firms reported the sharpest drops in optimism as uncertainty after the vote to leave the European Union took hold. The results are important because so much of Britain's economy hinges on financial services— some 2 million people across the U.K. are...

  • TORONTO, Sept 25- Canada's Unifor union has ratified a deal with General Motors Co worth C $554 million, the labor group said on Sunday as it prepares for related talks with Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV. Unifor has said it will negotiate next with Fiat Chrysler, and has set a tentative strike deadline of midnight Oct. 10. Unifor President Jerry Dias said the union...

  • TOKYO, Sept 26- The dollar wobbled against the yen and euro on early on Monday, cautiously held in a narrow range ahead of the impending first debate between U.S. presidential candidates that could determine the currency's near-term direction. The dollar was down 0.2 percent at 100.800 yen. The market awaited the debate between Democrat Hillary Clinton and...

  • *Downbeat day on Wall Street casts pall over Asian shares. TOKYO, Sept 26- Asian shares began the week under a cloud on Monday after losses on Wall Street, as investors' attention turned from central banks to American politics ahead of the first U.S. presidential debate. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan was down 0.1 percent in early trade,...

  • Sept 26- For other diaries, please see: Top Economic Events Polling unit diary Today in Washington Political and general news. DATE TIME COUNTRY AMOUNT AUCTION DETAILS. 26 September France Auction of BTF treasury notes.

  • MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 26 BELLINGHAM, United States- Bank of Canada Governor Stephen Poloz gives a speech at Western Washington University- 2300 GMT. MINNEAPOLIS, United States- Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis President Neel Kashkari gives welcome remarks before the fourth "Ending Too Big to Fail" symposium- 1330 GMT. BRUSSELS- European Central Bank President...

  • MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 26 BELLINGHAM, United States- Bank of Canada Governor Stephen Poloz gives a speech at Western Washington University- 2300 GMT. MINNEAPOLIS, United States- Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis President Neel Kashkari gives welcome remarks before the fourth "Ending Too Big to Fail" symposium- 1330 GMT. BRUSSELS- European Central Bank President...

  • TORONTO, Sept 25- Canada's Unifor union ratified a deal with General Motors Co that will see the auto maker invest C $554 million in its local plants, the labor group said on Sunday. The union said earlier in the day the bulk of the GM's investment will go toward the Oshawa and St. Catharines plants in the province of Ontario, which will get C $400 million and C $150...

  • TORONTO, Sept 25- Canada's Unifor union ratified a deal with General Motors Co that will see the auto maker invest C $554 million in its local plants, the labor group said on Sunday.

  • CANADA'S UNIFOR UNION SAYS RATIFIED NEW DEAL FOR SOME 4,000 WORKERS WITH GENERAL MOTORS CO.