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  • Less than six months before Britain quits the EU in its biggest shift in policy for more than 40 years, the two sides are at odds over how to deal with their only land border, between the British province of Northern Ireland and Ireland. But while the mood at a two-day summit in Brussels was more upbeat, there was little movement from either side on how to resolve the...

  • BRUSSELS, Oct 18- British Prime Minister Theresa May and other EU leaders voiced renewed confidence on Thursday that they could secure a Brexit deal, saying they were working hard to overcome the very same hurdles that only days ago brought the talks to a halt. Less than six months before Britain quits the EU in its biggest shift in policy for more than 40 years, the...

  • THURSDAY, OCTOBER 18 MEMPHIS, United States- Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis President James Bullard gives presentation on the U.S. economy and monetary policy before the Economic Club of Memphis- 1315 GMT. LONDON- Latvian Finance Minister Dana Reizniece-Ozola, Lituanian Finance Minister Migle Tuskiene and Estonian Deputy Secretary-General for Financial...

  • *OPEC advised by lawyers to stop mentioning oil price- sources. *NOPEC legislation seeks to punish OPEC for price fixing. LONDON/ DUBAI, Oct 17- OPEC has urged its members not to mention oil prices when discussing policy in a break from the past, as the oil producing group seeks to avoid the risk of U.S. legal action for manipulating the market, sources close to OPEC said.

  • BRUSSELS/ LUXEMBOURG, Oct 17- European Union leaders will give British Prime Minister Theresa May a tough reception in Brussels on Wednesday, warning her to rally support at home for the Brexit deal on offer or be cut loose without one in March. Officials said they expected the leaders to tell May they have little more to offer since talks stalled on Sunday and they...

  • BRUSSELS/ LUXEMBOURG, Oct 16- European Union leaders will give British Prime Minister Theresa May a tough reception in Brussels on Wednesday, warning her to rally support at home for the Brexit deal on offer or be cut loose without one in March. Officials said they expected the leaders to tell May they have little more to offer since talks stalled on Sunday and they...

  • **BRUSSELS- ECB chief banking officer Daniele Nouy speaks at the Solvay Schools Alumni Congress "Ethics and Governance"- 1600 GMT. BRUSSELS- European Union banking regulators and supervisors, including ECB's Ignazio Angeloni, EU's Dombrovskis, EBA's Enria and SRB's Koenig, speak in Brussels at the annual conference of the Single Resolution Board- 0915 GMT.

  • BLACKSTONE'S BYRON WIEN SAYS FED HAS TO SHRINK ITS BALANCE SHEET DOWN TO SOMETHING MORE MANAGEABLE- CNBC.

  • BLACKSTONE'S BYRON WIEN, ON FED RATE HIKE, SAYS FED WILL CONTINUE TO RAISE RATES; VIEWS THAT AS A RETURN OF NORMALIZATION- CNBC.

  • BLACKSTONE'S BYRON WIEN SAYS MARKETS WILL HAVE A RALLY AFTER THE U.S.

  • BLACKSTONE'S BYRON WIEN SAYS NEXT RECESSION IS NOT UNTIL 2021 OR EVEN LATER- CNBC.

  • BLACKSTONE'S BYRON WIEN SAYS RISING RATES ARE NOT GOOD FOR THE MARKETS- CNBC.

  • *No-deal would be bad for Britain and rest of EU- Juncker. VIENNA, Oct 6- The European Union will reach a deal with Britain on Brexit in November if it does not do so this month, European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker told Austrian newspapers. EU Brexit negotiators believe a deal with Britain on leaving the bloc is "very close", the sources told Reuters, in a...

  • MOSCOW/ DUBAI, Oct 3- Russia and Saudi Arabia struck a private deal in September to raise oil output to cool rising prices and informed the United States before a meeting in Algiers with other producers, four sources familiar with the plan said. The deal underlines how Russia and Saudi Arabia are increasingly deciding oil output policies bilaterally, before...

  • WASHINGTON D.C.- Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell participates in discussion before event, The Atlantic Festival in Partnership with the Aspen Institute- 2000 GMT. CHARLESTON, United States- Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond President Thomas Barkin speaks on "The Outlook for Tomorrow: Five Numbers to Watch" before the West Virginia Economic Outlook...

  • *Washington's Iran oil export sanctions to start on Nov. 4. *OPEC seen having little spare capacity to fill Iran loss. LONDON, Oct 2- Oil prices steadied near their highest since November 2014 on Tuesday as markets braced for tighter supply once U.S. sanctions against Iran kick in next month.

  • *Washington's Iran oil export sanctions to start on Nov. 4. *OPEC seen having little spare capacity to fill Iran loss. LONDON, Oct 2- Brent oil prices fell on profit-taking on Tuesday but remained near their highest since November 2014 as markets braced for tighter supply once U.S. sanctions against Iran kick in next month.

  • *Washington's Iran oil export sanctions to start on Nov. 4. *OPEC seen having little spare capacity to fill Iran loss. LONDON, Oct 2- Brent oil prices fell on profit-taking on Tuesday but remained near their highest since November 2014 as markets braced for tighter supply once U.S. sanctions against Iran kick in next month.

  • BIRMINGHAM, England, Oct 1- Britain cannot be bullied, Brexit minister Dominic Raab said on Monday, sharpening the government's criticism of the European Union for taunting Prime Minister Theresa May and souring difficult Brexit talks. Just six months before Britain is due to leave the EU in the country's biggest shift in foreign and trade policy in more than 40...

  • BIRMINGHAM, England, Oct 1- Britain cannot be bullied, Brexit minister Dominic Raab said on Monday, sharpening the government's criticism of the European Union for taunting Prime Minister Theresa May and souring difficult Brexit talks. Just six months before Britain is due to leave the EU in the country's biggest shift in foreign and trade policy in more than 40...