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  • President Donald Trump on Wednesday will propose slashing corporate income tax rates and steeply discounting the tax rate on overseas corporate profits brought into the United States in a broad blueprint outlining his administration's tax principles, officials said. Trump intends his plan, which will include some specific tax-cut proposals but fall...

  • SINGAPORE, April 26- The yen edged lower on Wednesday, remaining under pressure as risk sentiment improved and safe haven demand eased, on relief over the first round of the French presidential election. The dollar edged up 0.2 percent to 111.30 yen. Still, it remains to be see whether the dollar will see a sustained push higher against the yen, said Teppei Ino,...

  • SINGAPORE, April 26- The yen edged lower on Wednesday, remaining under pressure as risk sentiment improved and safe haven demand eased, on relief over the first round of the French presidential election. The dollar edged up 0.2 percent to 111.30 yen. Still, it remains to be see whether the dollar will see a sustained push higher against the yen, said Teppei Ino,...

  • SINGAPORE, April 26- The yen edged lower on Wednesday, remaining under pressure as risk sentiment improved and safe haven demand eased, on relief over the first round of the French presidential election. The dollar edged up 0.2 percent to 111.30 yen. Still, it remains to be see whether the dollar will see a sustained push higher against the yen, said Teppei Ino,...

  • SINGAPORE, April 26- The yen edged lower on Wednesday, remaining under pressure as risk sentiment improved and safe haven demand eased, on relief over the first round of the French presidential election. The dollar edged up 0.2 percent to 111.30 yen. Still, it remains to be see whether the dollar will see a sustained push higher against the yen, said Teppei Ino,...

  • *MSCI Asia-ex Japan set for fifth consecutive day of gains. HONG KONG, April 26- Asian stocks extended gains for a fifth straight day on Wednesday as Wall Street hit new peaks while the euro consolidated recent gains as immediate concerns of political uncertainty in the euro zone receded. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan rose 0.1...

  • SAN FRANCISCO, April 25- A U.S. judge on Tuesday blocked President Donald Trump's executive order that sought to withhold federal funds from so-called sanctuary cities, dealing another legal blow to the administration's efforts to toughen immigration enforcement. District Judge William Orrick III in San Francisco said Trump's Jan. 25 order targeted broad...

  • OTTAWA, April 25- The United States and Canada faced off on Tuesday in a renewed battle over softwood lumber that threatened to spill over into multiple other sectors, though President Donald Trump said he did not fear a trade war. Canada vowed to resist Washington's move on Monday to impose tariffs on lumber that mostly feeds U.S. homebuilding, noting trade...

  • WASHINGTON, April 25- The threat of a U.S. government shutdown this weekend appeared to recede on Tuesday after President Donald Trump backed away from a demand that Congress include funding for his planned border wall with Mexico in a spending bill. But on Tuesday night, some leading Republicans and Democrats in the House and Senate expressed optimism that...

  • WASHINGTON, April 25- The data analytics and security company Palantir Technologies Inc has agreed to pay nearly $1.7 million to resolve charges it discriminated against Asian applicants for engineering jobs at its Palo Alto, California, office, the U.S. Labor Department said on Tuesday. Palantir, a privately owned data firm best known for helping the U.S....

  • April 26- For other diaries, please see: Top Economic Events Polling unit diary Today in Washington Political and general news. 26- Apr United States Sale of 2- year floating rate notes 26- Apr United States Sale of 5- year notes 26- Apr Italy Bills auction 26- Apr Norway Auction Treasuries 26- Apr Japan 3- month discount bill auction 26- Apr Sweden Auction of...

  • April 26- For other diaries, please see: Top Economic Events Polling unit diary Today in Washington Political and general news. 26- Apr United States Sale of 2- year floating rate notes 26- Apr United States Sale of 5- year notes 26- Apr Italy Bills auction 26- Apr Norway Auction Treasuries 26- Apr Japan 3- month discount bill auction 26- Apr Sweden Auction of...

  • WEDNESDAY, APRIL 26 SEOUL- South Korea Central Bank Governor Kim Choong Soo will speak at a conference in Seoul- 1200 GMT. ANKARA- Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey monetary policy meeting. SYDNEY- Reserve Bank of Australia Governor Philip Lowe gives a speech at the Renminbi Global Cities Dialogue Dinner.

  • The study, which was conducted in 13 European countries, the United States and Australia, also found that in many places where cash is most used, people are among the keenest to ditch it. Overall, 34 percent of respondents in Europe and 38 percent in the United States said they would be willing to go cash-free, according to the survey conducted by Ipsos for the ING bank...

  • The study, which was conducted in 13 European countries, the United States and Australia, also found that in many places where cash is most used, people are among the keenest to ditch it. Overall, 34 percent of respondents in Europe and 38 percent in the United States said they would be willing to go cash-free, according to the survey conducted by Ipsos for the ING bank...

  • The study, which was conducted in 13 European countries, the United States and Australia, also found that in many places where cash is most used, people are among the keenest to ditch it. Overall, 34 percent of respondents in Europe and 38 percent in the United States said they would be willing to go cash-free, according to the survey conducted by Ipsos for the ING bank...

  • The study, which was conducted in 13 European countries, the United States and Australia, also found that in many places where cash is most used, people are among the keenest to ditch it. Overall, 34 percent of respondents in Europe and 38 percent in the United States said they would be willing to go cash-free, according to the survey conducted by Ipsos for the ING bank...

  • SAN FRANCISCO, April 25- A U.S. judge on Tuesday blocked President Donald Trump's executive order that sought to withhold federal funds from so-called sanctuary cities, dealing another legal blow to the administration's efforts to toughen immigration enforcement. District Judge William Orrick III in San Francisco said Trump's Jan. 25 order targeted broad...

  • Canadian PM talks to President Trump, "refuted the baseless allegations" of u.s. *Canadian PM tells Trump that Canada will vigorously defend interests of softwood lumber industry- statement from Trudeau's office. *Canadian PM tells Trump Canada will stick to NAFTA rules giving U.S. access to duty-free and quota-free access for milk protein substances-...

  • HONG KONG, April 26- Sometime in the third quarter of 2016, Blackrocks scientific active equity team, which manages $80 billion globally, began picking up increased signs of construction activity on the ground in China by using satellite imagery. Their expectations were borne out when China reported last week that its economy grew a quicker than expected 6.9...