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  • TOKYO, Jan 19- The dollar inched up against the yen and kept broad gains against other major peers early on Tuesday, after rebounding sharply overnight on comments by Federal Reserve Janet Yellen suggesting U.S interest rates could be raised quickly this year. President-elect Donald Trump's inauguration on Friday. The pound, which had jumped 3 percent on...

  • Jan 19- For other diaries, please see: Top Economic Events Polling unit diary Today in Washington Political and general news. DATE TIME COUNTRY AMOUNT AUCTION DETAILS. 19- Jan Japan 3- month discount bill auction 19- Jan Japan Auction of 5- year government bonds 19- Jan Sweden Auction of inflation-linked government.

  • LONDON, Jan 19- Britain's housing market had its weakest month since just after June's Brexit vote in December as house price growth slowed and the number of homes sold fell slightly, a closely watched survey of property valuers showed on Wednesday. The resilience of Britain's housing market since the referendum decision to leave the European Union has...

  • STANFORD, United States- Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen speaks on "The Economic Outlook and the Conduct of Monetary Policy" before the Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research- 0100 GMT. FAIRFIELD, United States- San Francisco Fed President John Williams speaks before the Solano Economic Development Corporation Annual Luncheon Meeting- 2045 GMT.

  • STANFORD, United States- Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen speaks on "The Economic Outlook and the Conduct of Monetary Policy" before the Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research- 0100 GMT. FAIRFIELD, United States- San Francisco Fed President John Williams speaks before the Solano Economic Development Corporation Annual Luncheon Meeting- 2045 GMT.

  • Globally deal leaks increased to 8.6 percent of all deals in 2015, compared to 6 percent in 2014, research from Britain's Cass Business School and Intralinks, which sells deals management tools, said. With one in five deals, India saw the highest proportion of leaks, followed by Hong Kong and the United States where 12.9 and a seven-year high of 12.6 percent of...

  • Mallinckrodt's share price dropped sharply to just under $43 from above $49 on a report Wednesday, which proved incorrect, that the FTC would sue Mallinckrodt. Questcor was acquired by Mallinckrodt in 2014.. Acthar, which is off patent, represented 34 percent of Mallinckrodt's $3.4 billion in net sales for fiscal 2016, the company said in a government filing.

  • Jan 18- Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd, Canada's No. 2 railroad operator, reported a lower-than-expected adjusted quarterly profit on Wednesday and said its chief executive would leave five months earlier than originally expected. Hunter Harrison will officially step down Jan. 31 and will take vacation leave with immediate effect. He will be replaced by Chief...

  • However, the FDA said it does not consider the supplementary information that is consistent with the FDA- required labeling guidelines alone to be evidence of a new intended use. If a firm communicates information, including on promotional material, that has not been evaluated by the regulator, but appears to be FDA- ratified, then it could lead to misbranding, and...

  • Kinder Morgan said natural gas transport volumes fell 2 percent in the quarter, however it expects future natural gas infrastructure to grow due to higher demand from gas-fired power generators, exports to Mexico and growth in the U.S. petrochemical industry. The company reported a net profit attributable to shareholders of $170 million, or 8 cents per share,...

  • NEW YORK— Paul McCartney says he wants his music to get back to where it once belonged. McCartney filed a lawsuit in federal court in Manhattan on Wednesday against Sony/ATV over copyright ownership of the many hit songs he wrote with John Lennon as part of The Beatles. It adds, "A judicial declaration is necessary and appropriate at this time so that Paul McCartney...

  • FRANKLIN, Tenn. _ Clarcor Inc. on Wednesday reported fiscal fourth-quarter earnings of $29 million. The average estimate of five analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 70 cents per share. Clarcor shares have increased roughly 1 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • NEW YORK, Jan 18- The New York attorney general's office is investigating reverse-mortgage servicing companies, including a unit of the bank Treasury Secretary nominee Steve Mnuchin ran, according to a person familiar with the matter. Eric Schneiderman, the New York attorney general, is a Democrat. OneWest was created from IndyMac Bank, a failed California...

  • Original shows like "Marvel's Luke Cage" and British drama "The Crown" performed strongly around the world, Netflix said, noting that competitors were adapting to compete. Amazon.com Inc recently expanded its Amazon Prime Video service globally, and Britain's BBC announced plans to release entire series at once to allow the "binge watching" popularized by...

  • Jan 18- Mondelez International Inc said on Wednesday it will sell most of its grocery business in Australia and New Zealand, including the popular Vegemite food spread brand, to Bega Cheese Ltd for A $460 million. Shares of Mondelez were up about 1 percent at $45.49 after the bell. Sydney- listed dairy producer Bega will own Mondelez's Port Melbourne...

  • *Weighing options for India auto platform technology. DETROIT, Jan 19- After an 18- month review, General Motors Co is nearer to resolving a raft of issues that have hobbled its $1 billion strategy for India, one of the fastest growing emerging markets for automobiles. The strategy, announced in July 2015, includes selling one of its two Indian assembly plants to a...

  • The U.S. Bureau of Land Management on Wednesday approved the 500- turbine first phase of the Chokecherry and Sierra Madre wind project in Wyoming. The Denver- based subsidiary of The Anschutz Corp. would offset deaths at the wind farm by retrofitting existing power lines in the region so they can't electrocute eagles. The electricity would go to Southern...

  • The denial, published on Environmental Protection Agency's website on Wednesday, comes just days before President-elect Donald Trump takes office and as his nominee for EPA chief was being questioned in a Senate hearing. AFPM and others from the oil industry have spent years lobbying EPA to lower the biofuels requirements, saying they are unachievable.

  • WASHINGTON— Figures on government spending and debt in millions of dollars.

  • ROSEMONT, Ill. _ Wintrust Financial Corp. on Wednesday reported fourth-quarter net income of $54.6 million. The average estimate of six analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 90 cents per share. Five analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $270.2 million.