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  • KALMAR, Sweden- Deputy Governor Cecilia Skingsley of Riksbank is giving a presentation on how Sweden is affected by developments abroad at the Baltic Sea Region and China Day 2017 conference hosted by Linnaeus University 0800 GMT. STOCKHOLM- First Deputy Governor Kerstin af Jochnick of Riksbank is participating in Samhällsbyggnadsdagarna and giving her...

  • KALMAR, Sweden- Deputy Governor Cecilia Skingsley of Riksbank is giving a presentation on how Sweden is affected by developments abroad at the Baltic Sea Region and China Day 2017 conference hosted by Linnaeus University 0800 GMT. STOCKHOLM- First Deputy Governor Kerstin af Jochnick of Riksbank is participating in Samhällsbyggnadsdagarna and giving her...

  • *Catalan leader says has independence mandate. BARCELONA, Oct 10- Catalonia's leader balked at making a formal declaration of independence from Spain on Tuesday, calling for talks with Madrid over the region's future in a gesture that eased fears of immediate unrest in the heart of the euro zone. In a much-anticipated speech to the Catalan parliament, ringed by...

  • *Catalan leader says has independence mandate. BARCELONA, Oct 10- Catalonia's leader balked at making a formal declaration of independence from Spain on Tuesday, calling for talks with Madrid over the region's future in a gesture that eased fears of immediate unrest in the heart of the euro zone. In a much-anticipated speech to the Catalan parliament, ringed by...

  • MEXICO CITY/ WASHINGTON, Oct 10- The most powerful U.S. business lobby accused the Trump administration of making "poison pill proposals" to sabotage NAFTA on Tuesday, as Mexico's foreign minister said the demise of the regional trade pact would hurt bilateral cooperation. Mexico is a key partner of the United States in fighting drug trafficking and stemming...

  • MEXICO CITY— Mexico's richest man, telecom magnate Carlos Slim, said Tuesday that reconstruction from two destructive earthquakes last month will create jobs and spur growth and announced that more than $100 million has been raised for relief efforts. Tens of thousands of homes and apartments were destroyed and will have to be rebuilt following the Sept. 19...

  • MEXICO CITY/ WASHINGTON, Oct 10- The most powerful U.S. business lobby accused the Trump administration on Tuesday of making "poison pill proposals" to sabotage talks aimed at modernizing NAFTA, as negotiators began gathering in Washington for fresh trade talks. Speaking in Mexico City, Thomas Donohue, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce's president and chief executive,...

  • *Catalan leader due to address parliament at 1600 GMT. LONDON, Oct 10- Spanish government bond yields held above one-week lows on Tuesday as investors awaited a speech from Catalonia's secessionist leader in which he could ask the regional government to declare independence from Spain. Yields, which move inversely to prices, have fallen over the last couple of...

  • OTTAWA, Oct 10- When Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau meets President Donald Trump on Wednesday, he will try to persuade the U.S. leader to focus on Mexico as a source of potential problems at talks to update NAFTA. Although Trudeau officials were confident Trump would mostly target Mexico as the three nations started to renegotiate the North American...

  • MEXICO CITY, Oct 10- The U.S. Chamber of Commerce urged the Trump administration on Tuesday to moderate its stance in the renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement, describing some of Washington's demands as "poison pill proposals" that could doom the talks. Auto makers in Mexico say excessive content requirements could do serious damage to the...

  • *Catalan leader due to address parliament at 1600 GMT. LONDON, Oct 10- Spanish government bond yields held above one-week lows on Tuesday as investors awaited a speech from Catalonia's secessionist leader in which he could ask the regional government to declare independence. Yields, which move inversely to prices, have fallen over the last couple of trading...

  • CALIFORNIA, United States- Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas President Robert Kaplan participates in moderated Q&A session before the Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research Associates Meeting, in Stanford, California 0000 GMT. KALMAR, Sweden- Deputy Governor Cecilia Skingsley of Riksbank is giving a presentation on how Sweden is affected by...

  • CALIFORNIA, United States- Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas President Robert Kaplan participates in moderated Q&A session before the Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research Associates Meeting, in Stanford, California 0000 GMT. KALMAR, Sweden- Deputy Governor Cecilia Skingsley of Riksbank is giving a presentation on how Sweden is affected by...

  • Navistar's Mexican factory, now the U.S. company's largest worldwide, exports to around 30 countries and sells less to the United States than competitors such as Daimler AG, one of the top three truck-makers in Mexico, which sends three-quarters of its Mexican-made commercial vehicles north. But Navistar's reliance on tariff-free imported parts shows why...

  • Navistar's Mexican factory, now the U.S. company's largest worldwide, exports to around 30 countries and sells less to the United States than competitors such as Daimler AG, one of the top three truck-makers in Mexico, which sends three-quarters of its Mexican-made commercial vehicles north. But Navistar's reliance on tariff-free imported parts shows why...

  • **LUXEMBOURG- ECB President Mario Draghi and board member Benoit Coeure participate in Eurogroup meeting in Luxembourg. TUESDAY, OCTOBER 10 WASHINGTON- Bank of Canada Senior Deputy Governor Carolyn A Wilkins will give panel remarks at International Monetary Fund, Washington- 1800 GMT. CALIFORNIA, United States- Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas President Robert...

  • **LUXEMBOURG- ECB President Mario Draghi and board member Benoit Coeure participate in Eurogroup meeting in Luxembourg. TUESDAY, OCTOBER 10 WASHINGTON- Bank of Canada Senior Deputy Governor Carolyn A Wilkins will give panel remarks at International Monetary Fund, Washington- 1800 GMT. CALIFORNIA, United States- Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas President Robert...

  • BILOXI, Miss., Oct 8- Hurricane Nate weakened to a tropical depression on Sunday after coming ashore in Mississippi, flooding roads and buildings but sparing the state from catastrophic damages. Maximum sustained winds from Nate, the fourth major storm to hit the United States in less than two months, dropped to 35 miles as it moved northeast into Alabama,...

  • BILOXI, Miss., Oct 8- Hurricane Nate weakened to a tropical depression on Sunday after coming ashore in Mississippi as the fourth hurricane to hit the United States this year, flooding roads and buildings but sparing the state from catastrophic damages. As the storm moved northeast into Alabama, Nate's maximum sustained winds dropped to 35 miles per hour,...

  • BILOXI, Miss., Oct 8- Tropical Storm Nate rapidly weakened to become a tropical depression over Alabama on Sunday, although the fast-moving former hurricane left roads and buildings flooded in Mississippi after coming ashore there. Nate's maximum sustained winds dropped to 35 miles per hour as it moved northeast into Alabama, prompting the National Hurricane...