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  • Major oil producers are gathering in Algeria for a three-day meeting that could see moves to cut or freeze oil output in an effort to support oil prices. The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries and other oil producers led by Russia are meeting informally on the sidelines of the International Energy Forum in Algeria from Sept. 26-28.

  • BELLINGHAM, Wash., Sept 26- Central banks may find it more challenging to maintain inflation targets as the world economy becomes more integrated with increased international trade, the head of the Bank of Canada said on Monday. Policymakers need to acknowledge the risks from these changes and consider how to blunt their potential impact on monetary policy...

  • *Asia stocks ex- Japan down 0.3 pct, Nikkei off 1 pct. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan lost 0.4 percent, with the technology and financial sectors both down more than 1 percent. The debate between Democrat Hillary Clinton and Republican Donald Trump starts at 0100 GMT and could have a big impact with the race seemingly so close.

  • Treasury Secretary Jack Lew on Monday issued a stamp of approval to Argentina's economic reform efforts and said the United States would try to expedite the exchange of tax data that could help Argentina repatriate overseas assets. Lew, in the first visit by a U.S. treasury secretary to Argentina since 2002, told Reuters that he believed that U.S. support for...

  • CANNON BALL, N.D./ WASHINGTON, Sept 26- Three days after guard dogs attacked Native Americans protesting an oil pipeline project in North Dakota in early September, an unprecedented event took place at the White House. Brian Cladoosby, president of the National Congress of American Indians, which represents more than 500 tribes, spoke to nearly a dozen of...

  • TOKYO, Sept 27- The dollar was on the back foot and the safe-haven yen was buoyant as caution gripped the market ahead of the closely-watched U.S. presidential debate. Democrat Hillary Clinton and Republican Donald Trump will square off at 0100 GMT. "The first presidential debate will not necessarily decide the entire outcome, but it could potentially bring...

  • TOKYO, Sept 27- The dollar slipped to a one-month low against the safe-haven yen on Tuesday amid nervous, risk-averse trading ahead of the closely watched first U.S. presidential debate.

  • *Asia stocks ex- Japan down 0.3 pct, Nikkei off 1 pct. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan eased 0.3 percent in early trade, while South Korea fell 0.6 percent. The debate between Democrat Hillary Clinton and Republican Donald Trump starts at 0100 GMT and could have a big impact with the race seemingly so close.

  • TOKYO, Sept 27- The Canadian dollar dropped 0.3 percent in early Asian trade on Tuesday to a six-month low, with traders nervously waiting for the first U.S. presidential debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump.

  • CANADIAN DOLLAR HITS 6-MONTH LOW VS US DOLLAR.

  • Sept 27- For other diaries, please see: Top Economic Events Polling unit diary Today in Washington Political and general news. DATE TIME COUNTRY AMOUNT AUCTION DETAILS. 27 September Japan Auction of 40- year Government Bonds.

  • BEIJING- Asian Development Bank releases its flagship economic publication, its Asian Development Outlook 2016- 0200 GMT MANILA- Central Bank of the Philippines monetary board member Valentin Araneta addresses 2016 Philippine investment conference on "Sustaining Development in a World of Policy Divergence" PRAGUE- Czech National Bank board member Tomas...

  • Treasury Secretary Jack Lew meets with Brazilian President Michel Temer and Finance Minister Henrique Meirelles WASHINGTON- Federal Reserve Vice Chair Stanley Fischer speaks on "Why Study Economics?" WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 28 WASHINGTON- Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen gives semi-annual testimony on Federal Reserve supervision and regulation of the...

  • Treasury Secretary Jack Lew meets with Brazilian President Michel Temer and Finance Minister Henrique Meirelles WASHINGTON- Federal Reserve Vice Chair Stanley Fischer speaks on "Why Study Economics?" WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 28 WASHINGTON- Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen gives semi-annual testimony on Federal Reserve supervision and regulation of the...

  • TOKYO, Sept 27- Tokyo Electric Power Company Holdings, the operator of the crippled Fukushima-Daiichi reactor, is set to delay its first bond issue in about six years due to a higher-than-expected rise in costs related to decommissioning the nuclear plant, the Yomiuri newspaper said on Tuesday. Tepco expects to issue the bond, worth about 330 billion yen, around...

  • BUENOS AIRES, Sept 26- Argentina's central bank will continue to set its policy rate on a weekly basis in 2017 but will no longer tie the rate to short-term Lebac securities, central bank chief Federico Sturzenegger said on Monday. The bank is seeking to contain inflation that economists see at around 40 percent in 2016, also a priority of center-right President...

  • BELLINGHAM, Wash., Sept 26- Central banks may find it more challenging to maintain inflation targets as the world economy becomes more integrated with increased international trade, the head of the Bank of Canada said on Monday. Policymakers need to acknowledge the risks from these changes and consider how to blunt their potential impact on monetary policy...

  • BISMARCK, N.D.— A North Dakota state inspection of an oil pipeline site has found no sign of the Native American artifacts or human remains that an American Indian Tribe says are present, the state's chief archaeologist said in a draft memo. Chief Archaeologist Paul Picha said in the memo first published Monday by conservative blogger Rob Port that seven state...

  • HONG KONG, Sept 27- Business development managers at Chinese state-owned firms have been put on notice: mess up on M&A deals and you can be held personally liable- for life. Under new rules unveiled by China's State Council, or cabinet, last month, managers will be held accountable if they "fail to, or incorrectly, perform their duties" with respect to deals that result...

  • SHANGHAI, Sept 27- Chasing higher returns in a slowing economy, Chinese investors could soon dominate Hong Kong's stock market, likely redefining how shares, especially small-caps, are traded and priced there. Chinese money will account for a third of Hong Kong's stock trading turnover in three years, up from a tenth now, UBS and other brokers predict.