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  • TOKYO, Sept 15- Bain Capital confirmed it brought in several strategic partners to bolster its bid for Toshiba Corp's memory chip business, after the Japanese company agreed to accelerate talks with a group led by the U.S. private equity firm. Bain, which has been working with SK Hynix on an offer for Toshiba's chip unit, said its latest proposal "brings in a broad...

  • HELSINKI- European Central Bank Executive Board Member Daniele Nouy gives Marjolin Lecture at 33rd SUERF Colloquium& Bank of Finland Conference "Shadow Banking: Financial Intermediation beyond Banks" in Helsinki 0600 GMT. TALLINN- European Central Bank President Mario Draghi and ECB board member Benoit Coeure participate in a Eurogroup meeting in Tallinn.

  • HELSINKI- European Central Bank Executive Board Member Daniele Nouy gives Marjolin Lecture at 33rd SUERF Colloquium& Bank of Finland Conference "Shadow Banking: Financial Intermediation beyond Banks" in Helsinki 0600 GMT. TALLINN- European Central Bank President Mario Draghi and ECB board member Benoit Coeure participate in a Eurogroup meeting in Tallinn.

  • Sept 14- On Friday, a cruise ship carrying around 3,000 passengers will dock at St. John's harbour in the Caribbean island of Antigua. "But because the port is so damaged in Saint Martin, so damaged in Tortola in the British Virgin Islands, we're getting some of those cancellations. Those cruise lines now are making ports of call into Antigua. "

  • US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson speaks at a press conference following a meeting on September 14, 2017 in London, England.

    China opposes North Korea's nuclear weapons development, but wants the U.S. to restart long-stalled negotiations with North Korea.

  • The Silver Cindy tanker sails out of the Citgo Refinery dock bound for Mexico with a load of gasoline at the Port of Corpus Christi in Corpus Christi, Texas, U.S., on Thursday, Jan. 7, 2016.

    Recent U.S. sanctions against Venezuela's PDVSA have started to ensnare its U.S. unit, Citgo Petroleum.

  • FRANKFURT- German Central Bank head Jens Weidmann will deliver a lecture entitled "Monetary policy after the crisis" in Frankfurt- 1530 GMT. TALLINN- European Central Bank Executive Board Member Yves Mersch will participate in closing session "Economic and Financial Priorities for relaunching the Eurozone and the EU" at Eurofi Financial Forum 2017 "What way...

  • FRANKFURT- German Central Bank head Jens Weidmann will deliver a lecture entitled "Monetary policy after the crisis" in Frankfurt- 1530 GMT. TALLINN- European Central Bank Executive Board Member Yves Mersch will participate in closing session "Economic and Financial Priorities for relaunching the Eurozone and the EU" at Eurofi Financial Forum 2017 "What way...

  • Jose Orosz walks his dog Karen by a beachfront home destroyed by Hurricane Irma on September 13, 2017 in Vilano Beach, Florida.

    Susan Maklari, Credit Suisse analyst, says the homebuilder sector will make up Irma losses quickly, but building products have a murkier future.

  • Alice Barber gets emotional as she surveys the damage caused by Hurricane Irma to her trailer home in Immokalee, Fla., on Sept. 11, 2017.

    Some residents who fled Hurricane Irma are slowly returning to find their homes and neighborhoods destroyed.

  • Visitors watch a performance at the Cinderella Castle at the Walt Disney Co. Magic Kingdom park in Orlando, Florida, U.S., on Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2017. The Walt Disney Co. Magic Kingdom park reopened to a smaller-than-usual crowd after closing for two days and suffering minor storm damage from Hurricane Irma.

    Walt Disney World theme parks have reopened in Orlando, but many other destinations affected by Irma and other storms remain off-limits to visitors.

  • Kayak CEO: Airfare queries spiked 400% ahead of Irma

    Kayak CEO Steve Hafner discusses the impact on the travel and tourism industries from Hurricanes Irma and Harvey.

  • Walt Disney World theme parks and Universal Orlando Resort have reopened in Orlando after Hurricane Irma hit Florida, while the Salvador Dali Museum in St. Petersburg planned to reopen Wednesday. More than 7 million Americans visited the Caribbean last year, trailing only Europe as a top destination, according to the U.S. Commerce Department.

  • **FRANKFURT- Executive board member of ECB Peter Praet speaks in Frankfurt- 1700 GMT. LONDON- British Finance Minister Philip Hammond speaks at the inaugural annual dinner of UK Finance, formerly known as the British Bankers' Association- 1900 GMT LONDON- Swedish Deputy Central Bank Governor Henry Ohlsson gives a speech in order to present the Riksbank's latest...

  • **FRANKFURT- Executive board member of ECB Peter Praet speaks in Frankfurt- 1700 GMT. LONDON- British Finance Minister Philip Hammond speaks at the inaugural annual dinner of UK Finance, formerly known as the British Bankers' Association- 1900 GMT LONDON- Swedish Deputy Central Bank Governor Henry Ohlsson gives a speech in order to present the Riksbank's latest...

  • Chairman and CEO of the Royal Caribbean Cruises company, Richard Fain.

    Richard Fain, Royal Caribbean chairman and CEO, discusses resuming cruises and how he is contributing to the islands and Florida region battered by Hurricane Irma.

  • *Market looking ahead to China data on industrial output. *China commodity imports suggest rally may be fading. "The move from $6,000 to $7,000 in a month cannot be explained by fundamentals, which haven't changed and which at this time of the year are normally, seasonally weak," said Julius Baer analyst Carsten Menke.

  • Olga Teakell, on right, and her family clean her mobile home after it was damaged by Hurricane Irma in Naples, Florida, September 11, 2017.

    Between charities and crowdfunding sites, there's no shortage of ways to support storm victims.

  • FLORIDA CITY/ MARCO ISLAND, Fla., Sept 12- Florida began allowing some residents to return to their homes hammered by Hurricane Irma on Tuesday, but officials warned that it would take a long time to repair the damage wrought by high winds and pounding surf, particularly in the Keys archipelago. Irma, which had rampaged through the Caribbean as one of the most...

  • *Parts of Florida Keys to re-open to residents. FLORIDA CITY/ MARCO ISLAND, Fla., Sept 12- Florida allowed some residents to return to their shuttered homes and reopened several airports on Tuesday after Hurricane Irma's pounding winds and storm surges ripped through the state, prompting the evacuation of 6.5 million people. Local authorities told around 90,000...