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  • March 25- For other diaries, please see: Top Economic Events Polling unit diary Today in Washington Political and general news. DATE COUNTRY AUCTION DETAILS 27- Mar United States Sale of 2- year notes 28- Mar United States Sale of 5- year notes 28- Mar United Kingdom Auction of 0 1/ 2% Treasury Gilt 2022 28- Mar Germany Auction of 2- year Treasury note 28- Mar Italy...

  • March 25- For other diaries, please see: Top Economic Events Polling unit diary Today in Washington Political and general news. DATE COUNTRY AUCTION DETAILS 27- Mar United States Sale of 2- year notes 28- Mar United States Sale of 5- year notes 28- Mar United Kingdom Auction of 0 1/ 2% Treasury Gilt 2022 28- Mar Germany Auction of 2- year Treasury note 28- Mar Italy...

  • FRANKFURT- Federal Board member Wuermeling gives speech at the Aefma Annual General Meeting 2330 GMT. MADRID- Chicago Fed President Charles Evans and ECB Chief Economist Peter Praet speaks in Madrid- 1300 GMT. DALLAS, United States- Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas President Robert Kaplan participates in moderated question-and-answer session before the...

  • FRANKFURT- Federal Board member Wuermeling gives speech at the Aefma Annual General Meeting 2330 GMT. MADRID- Chicago Fed President Charles Evans and ECB Chief Economist Peter Praet speaks in Madrid- 1300 GMT. DALLAS, United States- Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas President Robert Kaplan participates in moderated question-and-answer session before the...

  • President Donald Trump's push to force U.S. industry to bring jobs home is opening investment avenues for Chinese companies in Mexico, an executive with Industrial and Commercial Bank of China, the country's largest lender, said on Friday. Yaogang Chen, head of ICBC's Mexico unit, said U.S. industry's loss could be China's gain. China's BAIC Motor Corp Ltd in June...

  • March 24- Tesla Motors Inc will start taking orders for its solar roof tiles in April, Chief Executive Elon Musk said in a Tweet on Friday. The solar-powered roof shingles were unveiled in October last year to show the benefits of combining his electric car maker with solar installer SolarCity Corp.. There was no detail on cost.

  • WASHINGTON, March 24- President Donald Trump suffered a stunning political setback on Friday in a Congress controlled by his own party when Republican leaders pulled legislation to overhaul the U.S. healthcare system, a major 2016 election campaign promise of the president and his allies. House of Representatives leaders yanked the bill after a rebellion by...

  • WASHINGTON, March 24- After failing to repeal Obamacare, Republicans in the U.S. Congress quickly pivoted on Friday to President Donald Trump's next priority: overhauling the federal tax code, but their plan has already split the business community. House of Representatives tax committee Chairman Kevin Brady conceded the demise of a Republican plan to roll...

  • NEW YORK, March 24- The death of the Republican healthcare reform may not prove to be the knife to the heart of the bull market some had feared, but to keep the Trump Trade alive investors should temper expectations for the breadth of expected tax cuts. "The market believes it raises the probability of a tax cut later this year since Trump is showing more strategic...

  • SAO PAULO, March 24- The ousted chief executive officer of Brazilian steelmaker Usinas Siderúrgicas de Minas Gerais SA said on Friday he did not violate company polices during negotiations over ways to tap cash from a subsidiary last year. Seven of Usiminas' 11- member board voted to dismiss Romel de Souza on Thursday, and replaced him with Sérgio Leite, a...

  • SAO PAULO, March 24- Brazilian miner Vale SA said on Friday the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York annulled nearly all parts of a class action lawsuit against the company and executives over the collapse of a tailings dam in Brazil in 2015..

  • NEW YORK, March 24- A federal judge on Friday held United Parcel Service Inc liable for having illegally shipped hundreds of thousands of cartons of untaxed cigarettes in New York, depriving the state and New York City of millions of dollars of taxes. District Judge Katherine Forrest in Manhattan said the state and city are entitled to compensatory damages and...

  • NEW YORK, March 24- American International Group Inc executives have been meeting with investors and analysts to build confidence in the insurer and its turnaround plan amid uncertainty over a replacement for outgoing Chief Executive Officer Peter Hancock. Chief Financial Officer Sid Sankaran, commercial insurance head Robert Schimek and consumer...

  • RIVERSIDE, Calif., March 24- California on Friday approved vehicle pollution targets that the Trump administration last week put on hold, setting up a potential face-off between federal and state regulators that could be expensive for automakers and a headache for consumers. Board Chair Mary Nichols invited the auto industry to suggest implementation...

  • NEW YORK— A federal judge ruled Friday that UPS ignored "red flags" that its brown trucks were being used to transport untaxed cigarettes from Indian reservations, but stopped short of imposing a $873 million penalty that regulators sought in the civil case. District Judge Katherine B. Forrest in Manhattan found Atlanta- based United Parcel Service Inc. liable...

  • RIVERSIDE, Calif.— The Latest on California's car-emission standards:. California air regulators have voted to keep the state's tougher car-emissions standards through 2025 and further expand the market for zero-emission vehicles in the years ahead. While the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency under the Obama administration also recently came out in...

  • March 24- Schlumberger NV said on Friday it would form a joint venture with Weatherford International Plc to deliver oilfield products and services for unconventional resource plays in the United States and Canada. The oilfield equipment maker will get a one-time $535 million cash payment from Schlumberger, the companies said in a joint statement.

  • Trump suffers a stunning political setback in a Congress controlled by his own party when Republican leaders pull legislation to overhaul the U.S. healthcare system, a major 2016 election campaign promise of the president and his allies. The partisan divide over the House Intelligence Committee's probe of Russian interference in the U.S. presidential...

  • TORONTO, March 24- The Canadian dollar weakened on Friday against its U.S. counterpart as tame domestic inflation dampened pressure on the Bank of Canada to turn more hawkish, while CFTC data showed a sharp swing by speculators to bearish bets against the loonie. Canada's annual inflation rate dipped to 2.0 percent in February from 2.1 percent in January.

  • WASHINGTON/ CALGARY, Alberta, March 24- U.S. "We've got some work to do in Nebraska to get our permits there," Girling replied. Trump announced the presidential permit for Keystone XL at the White House with Girling and Sean McGarvey, president of North America's Building Trades Unions, standing nearby.