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  • MONTREAL, Sept 21- A strike that began Sunday at a Canadian General Motors Co plant is having a ripple effect, with the company temporarily laying off workers at three parts facilities on Thursday. Additional workers at two U.S. engine plants, in Spring Hill, Tennessee, and the Flint Engine Operations in Michigan would also be affected temporarily, a GM spokesman...

  • U.S. Navy crew members guide an F/A-18 Super Hornet fighter as it takes off from the deck of USS Aircraft Carrier Ronald Reagan.

    The trade dispute between Boeing and Canadian rival Bombardier is heating up — and Boeing will not back down.

  • SAO PAULO/ TORONTO, Sept 21- Brazil- based mining company Votorantim Metais Holding SA filed on Thursday for an initial public offering in New York and Toronto, to tap into a wide base of investors betting on a long-term recovery in zinc, copper, lead and silver prices. Reuters first reported the plan on April 10, and said on July 12 that the base metals producer- which...

  • TOKYO, Sept 21- Toronto Dominion Bank, Canada's biggest bank by assets, is setting up a fixed-income sales desk in Tokyo, re-entering the Japanese market after six years, a spokeswoman said. "We can't afford not to be in Japan, in Tokyo," TD Securities chairman and CEO Robert Dorrance told a reception marking Thursday's opening of the Tokyo office.

  • SCOTTSDALE, Arizona, Sept 21- The X26 is in a class by itself. Yet Taser International says its capacity to stop suspects is second to none. Taser stopped selling the X26 in the United States and Canada in 2014, telling police customers its analog workhorse was approaching obsolescence.

  • ATHENS, Sept 21- Hundreds of Eldorado Gold workers fearing job losses marched through Athens on Thursday, hours before a deadline imposed by the Canadian miner over permits expires. Workers in yellow vests and safety helmets gathered outside the energy ministry in Athens chanting "We won't back down!" Eldorado's investment in northern Greece, which employs...

  • It's not just security lapses that need patching in the U.S. credit reporting system, experts told CNBC.

  • ATHENS, Greece— A Canadian mining company that is one of Greece's largest foreign investors said Thursday it would not suspend operations in the country as it had threatened to do earlier this month, after starting a "constructive dialogue" with the government. Vancouver- based Eldorado Gold said it was in talks with Greece's Energy and Environment Ministry, and...

  • FRANKFURT- ECB President Mario Draghi gives welcome remarks at the 2nd ESRB annual conference in Frankfurt- 1315 GMT. STOCKHOLM- Swedish Central Bank minutes from monetary policy will be published- 0730 GMT. OSLO- Norway Central Bank holds a press conference after the announcing its interest rate decision and issuing its monetary policy report 0830 GMT.

  • FRANKFURT- ECB President Mario Draghi gives welcome remarks at the 2nd ESRB annual conference in Frankfurt- 1315 GMT. STOCKHOLM- Swedish Central Bank minutes from monetary policy will be published- 0730 GMT. OSLO- Norway Central Bank holds a press conference after the announcing its interest rate decision and issuing its monetary policy report 0830 GMT.

  • BARRIE, Ontario _ Student Transportation Inc. on Wednesday reported fiscal fourth-quarter earnings of $4.3 million. The average estimate of four analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 6 cents per share. Student Transportation shares have climbed almost 6 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • NEW YORK, Sept 20- The worst case outcome for ongoing negotiations between the United States, Canada and Mexico to re-work the North American Free Trade Agreement is that the trade pact is "torn up," Cargill Chief Executive David MacLennan said on Wednesday. About 10 percent of the company's revenues are related to NAFTA, MacLennan, the head of the global...

  • DETROIT— Blackberry QNX and auto parts supplier Delphi are joining to build an autonomous car system that is scheduled to debut in 2019.. Blackberry will provide operating software for the end-to-end system, which Delphi wants to sell to automakers and other companies. Waterloo, Ontario- based Blackberry QNX and Gillingham, England- based Delphi Automotive...

  • *Kiwi jumps as poll shows National Party leads before election. The U.S. central bank is expected to release its latest policy statement at 2 p.m. after a two-day meeting where investors expected policymakers would decide to embark on a reduction of the Fed's $4.5 trillion balance sheet in October. "It's not going to be so significant for the dollar at this stage,"...

  • *Kiwi jumps as poll shows National Party leads before election. The U.S. central bank is expected to release its latest policy statement at 2 p.m. after a two-day meeting where investors expected policymakers would decide to embark on a reduction of the Fed's $4.5 trillion balance sheet in October. "It's not going to be so significant for the dollar at this stage,"...

  • *Kiwi jumps as poll shows National Party leads before election. The U.S. central bank is expected to release its latest policy statement at 2 p.m. after a two-day meeting where investors expected policymakers would decide to embark on a reduction of the Fed's $4.5 trillion balance sheet in October. "It's not going to be so significant for the dollar at this stage,"...

  • *Kiwi jumps as poll shows National Party leads before election. The U.S. central bank is expected to release its latest policy statement at 2 p.m. after a two-day meeting where investors expected policymakers would decide to embark on a reduction of the Fed's $4.5 trillion balance sheet in October. "It's not going to be so significant for the dollar at this stage,"...

  • SCOTTSDALE, Arizona, Sept 20- When Rick Smith launched his supercharged stun gun in 1999, his startup had produced two failed products, several years of losses and a load of debt. Smith himself took a half-second shock at a December 1999 demonstration in Los Angeles and dropped immediately, according to a log of the event. The weapon, he told police, had been...

  • BRUSSELS, Sept 20- The European Union and Canada will begin cutting import duties from Thursday on thousands of products and services in a reminder to Britain of the work it will take to replace the trade alliances it will give up when it leaves the EU. British Conservatives in the European Parliament said on Wednesday that the EU-Canada deal would bring 1.3...

  • WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 20 STOCKHOLM- Swedish Deputy Central Bank Governor Martin Floden talks about monetary policy- 1200 GMT. FRANKFURT- ECB Governing Council meeting. TOKYO- Bank of Japan monetary policy meeting.