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  • TOKYO, Feb 9- Crude oil prices jumped as much as 2 percent in early Asian trade on Tuesday, shrugging off big drops in Japan's stock market and eroding some of the previous session's losses that were driven by festering concerns about global oversupply. U.S. crude was up 44 cents at $30.13 a barrel at 0103 GMT, after rising as far as $30.30. But on Tuesday, oil market...

  • MEXICO CITY, Feb 8- Mexican central bank governor Agustin Carstens said on Monday that Mexico's government should start preparing itself to face low oil prices ahead. Finance Minister Luis Videgaray said earlier on Monday that the government should get ready for lower spending next year, as government revenues have been hit by a slump in oil prices and weaker...

  • DOLLAR/ YEN FALLS BELOW 115.17 YEN, HITS LOWEST LEVEL SINCE NOV 2014.

  • MANILA, Feb 9- Gold stayed near its highest since June at close to $1,200 an ounce on Tuesday, buoyed by uncertainty over global growth that has kept stock markets under immense selling pressure. *Spot gold was flat at $1,191.10 an ounce by 0037 GMT. The metal, which thrives on instability in markets elsewhere, rose as high as $1,200.60 on Monday, its strongest since...

  • LOS ANGELES— No, Anheuser-Busch didn't pay Peyton Manning to say he'd be drinking a lot of Budweiser after winning the Super Bowl. A-B marketing director Lisa Weser also tweeted, "Budweiser did not pay Peyton Manning to mention Budweiser tonight. Manning also celebrated the win atop a float at Disneyland in Anaheim, California, on Monday.

  • MEXICO CITY, Feb 8- Mexican central bank governor Agustin Carstens said on Monday that Mexico's government should start preparing itself for a low oil price scenario in 2017..

  • HEALTHCARE SOFTWARE STARTUP ZENEFITS' CEO PARKER CONRAD HAS RESIGNED- COMPANY.

  • ZENEFITS ANNOUNCES NEW CEO DAVID SACKS AND PETER THIEL AS BOARD MEMBER- COMPANY.

  • CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla., Feb 8- Space Exploration Technologies, or SpaceX, will attempt its second launch of the year this month, as it ramps up production of its Falcon 9 rockets to handle more than $8 billion of business for NASA and commercial companies, officials said. But the Hawthorne, California- based company, owned and operated by technology entrepreneur Elon...

  • SYDNEY, Feb 9- Asian share markets were scorched on Tuesday as stability concerns put a torch to European bank stocks and sent investors stampeding to only the safest of safe haven assets. The jump in the yen piled further pressure on Japan's Nikkei which sank 3.4 percent. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan fell 0.8 percent, and would have...

  • A close ally of Pena Nieto, Lozoya became Pemex CEO in December 2012, overseeing the company during a momentous energy reform that ended Pemex's decades-long monopoly over the country's oil and gas sectors. "I've given instructions to the new director to make the efficiency and profitability of all Pemex's activities his top priority, with an emphasis on its...

  • Comptroller of the Currency Thomas Curry speaks at luncheon before the 2016 National Interagency Community Reinvestment Conference, "Pathways to Economic Opportunity," sponsored by the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, Federal Deposit Insurance Corp, Office of the Comptroller of the Currency and the Community Development Financial Institutions...

  • *Most of Asia still shut for Lunar New Year holidays. SYDNEY, Feb 9- The yen held at its highest in over a year against the dollar early on Tuesday, having soared broadly as a selloff in European and U.S. stocks stoked demand for the safe-haven currency. Against the greenback, the euro flirted with $1.1200 after bouncing off Monday's low around $1.1086.

  • MONTREAL/ WASHINGTON Feb 8- Global aviation experts agreed on Monday to the world's first carbon dioxide emissions standards for new and existing aircraft programs, in a deal that environmental groups said does not go far enough. The new standards, aimed at makers of small and large planes alike, will apply to all new aircraft models launched after 2020, the...

  • NEW YORK, Feb 8- U.S. commodity trader Gerald Group said on Monday it will sell a stake in a subsidiary to a Chinese copper explorer and producer to boost its balance sheet, the latest sign that plunging metals prices are shaking up the global metals landscape. The size of the stake was not disclosed, but Pengxin International Mining Co Ltd will inject equity into...

  • Gonzalez Anaya, who holds degrees in economics and mechanical engineering from MIT and a doctorate in economics from Harvard, was previously head of Mexico's Social Security Institute. He has also worked as an economist for the World Bank and at senior positions in Mexico's Treasury Department. He was replaced as social security chief by Mikel Arriola...

  • VANCOUVER, British Columbia _ NovaCopper Inc. on Monday reported a loss of $2.1 million in its fiscal fourth quarter. The Vancouver, British Columbia- based company said it had a loss of 2 cents per share. For the year, the company reported that its loss narrowed to $9.5 million, or 12 cents per share.

  • The Silicon Valley electric luxury car maker reports results on Wednesday after the close of Wall Street markets. One person not selling is Chief Executive Elon Musk, who exercised options worth about $100 million on Jan. 27 and held the shares. Uncertainty about Tesla's prospects revolves around some short-term concerns and a broader long-term threat from...

  • DALLAS _ Capital Southwest Corp. on Monday reported a fiscal third-quarter loss of $1.1 million, after reporting a profit in the same period a year earlier. Capital Southwest shares have increased slightly since the beginning of the year. Keywords: Capital Southwest, Earnings Report.

  • Twitter Inc., down 82 cents to $14.90. Energy Transfer Equity L.P., down $2.93 to $4.05. The energy company is replacing Jamie Welch as CFO with Thomas Long, currently CFO of affiliate Energy Transfer Partners.