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  • WASHINGTON- Federal Reserve Board Governor Lael Brainard speaks on "Labor Market Disparities" before the Federal Reserve Board Conference, "Disparities in the Labor Market: What are we Missing?" FRANKFURT- ECB Chief Economist Peter Praet chairing Jean Monnet Lecture, "Good Pension Design" at Second ECB Annual Research Conference organised by the ECB in...

  • WASHINGTON- Federal Reserve Board Governor Lael Brainard speaks on "Labor Market Disparities" before the Federal Reserve Board Conference, "Disparities in the Labor Market: What are we Missing?" FRANKFURT- ECB Chief Economist Peter Praet chairing Jean Monnet Lecture, "Good Pension Design" at Second ECB Annual Research Conference organized by the ECB in...

  • TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 26 ABUJA- Central Bank of Nigeria monetary policy meeting and interest rate announcement. CHISINAU, Moldova- National Bank of Moldova interest rate decision. SUVA, Fiji- Reserve Bank of Fiji board meeting to announce interest rates.

  • SYRACUSE, N.Y./ GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Sept 25- A debate within the Federal Reserve over the outlook for U.S. inflation burst into public view just days after a rate-setting meeting in Washington, with one central banker saying inflation weakness is fading and another suggesting he's nervous it won't. Both New York Federal Reserve Bank President William Dudley and...

  • Mexico's Finance Ministry and banking regulator CNBV said in a statement that the license for KEB Hana Bank was formally approved on Friday and the new lender will mainly focus on corporate finance and international trade between South Korea and Mexico.

  • BUDAPEST/ WARSAW, Sept 25- The zloty and forint eased on Monday as Hungary's central bank pumped further liquidity into markets while Polish President Andrzej Duda demanded a greater say over the nomination of judges. In July Duda vetoed judicial reforms passed by parliament, but his own proposals, tabled on Monday, will also be closely scrutinized by the...

  • LONDON, Sept 25- Britain's financial watchdog has not had any applications as yet for licences from European Union financial firms operating in Britain which may lose the right to "passport" their services into the country once it leaves the EU in March 2019. Almost 13,500 banks, insurers, asset managers and other financial firms use EU passporting rules that...

  • LONDON, Sept 25- Britain's financial watchdog has not had any applications as yet for licenses from European Union financial firms operating in Britain which may lose the right to "passport" their services into the country once it leaves the EU in March 2019. Almost 13,500 banks, insurers, asset managers and other financial firms use EU passporting rules that...

  • Sept 25- A selloff in technology stocks, led by Facebook and Apple, drove down major Wall Street indexes on Monday. The central bank is on track to gradually raise interest rates as factors depressing inflation are fading and the U.S. economy's fundamentals are sound, New York Federal Reserve President William Dudley said. Investors are also awaiting a speech by...

  • FRANKFURT, Germany— European Central Bank head Mario Draghi has underlined his concern about the recent rise in the euro's exchange rate. The euro has risen from $1.05 at the start of the year to around $1.19. "The ECB is expected to outline at its Oct. 26 meeting how it will start phasing out its bond-buying stimulus, currently worth 60 billion euros a month.

  • The central bank is on track to gradually raise interest rates as factors depressing inflation are fading and the U.S. economy's fundamentals are sound, New York Federal Reserve President William Dudley said. Investors are also awaiting a speech by Fed Chief Janet Yellen later in the week for more guidance on the monetary policy. "Investors would like to get...

  • NEW YORK, Sept 25- U.S. Treasury yields remained at lower levels early Monday as New York Federal Reserve President William Dudley suggested the U.S. central bank would raise interest rates further at a gradual pace and temporary factors depressing inflation are "fading." At 8:39 a.m., the yield on benchmark 10- year Treasury notes was down 1 basis point at 2.252...

  • TOKYO, Sept 25- Toshiba Corp told its main banks on Monday it has not signed the $18 billion sale of its semiconductor business because Apple Inc, a member of the buyer group, has not agreed on key terms, two people involved in the deal said. The struggling Japanese conglomerate announced last Wednesday it had chosen a consortium led by U.S. private equity firm Bain...

  • Federal Reserve chief Janet Yellen later in the week helping cool any lift from a handful of positive stock recommendations. *Gains for the far-right in German elections that make government-forming more complicated for Chancellor Angela Merkel weighed on European markets. *Investors will look for more guidance on monetary policy from a list of speakers on...

  • risks@ LONDON, Sept 25- British lenders need to hold around an extra 10 billion pounds in capital to guard against increased risks from rapidly rising unsecured consumer lending, the Bank of England said on Monday. British consumer borrowing is growing at nearly 10 percent a year, far faster than incomes, and the BoE's Financial Policy Committee said it would tell...

  • LONDON— The Bank of England warned Monday of "a pocket of risk" in the rapid growth of consumer credit in the British economy, and is compelling lenders to hold an extra 10 billion pounds in capital to cover themselves against potential losses. The fast rise in credit like car loans or credit card debt may not be a threat to the overall economy, accounting for just 11...

  • Sydney, Sept 25- Australia's prudential regulator should be given powers as soon as October to cap bank executives' salaries, delay their bonuses and drive them out of the industry if they were guilty of wrongdoing, Treasurer Scott Morrison said on Monday. "I know the banks don't want many of the elements of this legislation but I'm not about to give them three...

  • Sydney, Sept 25- Australia's prudential regulator should be given powers as soon as October to cap bank executives' salaries, delay their bonuses and drive them out of the industry if they were guilty of wrongdoing, Treasurer Scott Morrison said on Monday. Australia's biggest banks have gone through a tumultuous period peppered with allegations of misleading...

  • Lower House Deputy speaker Luigi Di Maio (C) stands on stage after being chosen the Five Star Movement (M5S) candidate for Prime minister during a M5S party's congress in Rimini on September 23, 2017.

    Italy's new Five Star party leader said he would welcome rivals' support after the election, but wouldn't give away cabinet seats for it.

  • TEL AVIV, Sept 24- Billionaire Shari Arison has signed a non-binding agreement to bring on board three North American financial institutions to share her controlling interest in Bank Hapoalim, Israel's biggest bank. Arison is in a preliminary agreement to sell 49 percent of Arison Holdings, through which she holds a controlling 20 percent stake in Hapoalim...

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