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  • TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 19 NEW YORK, United States- Riksbank Governor Stefan Ingves will talk about the economic situation and current monetary policy during a visit to New York- 1730 GMT. TOKYO- Philippines Central Bank Deputy Governor Diwa Guinigundo speaks at a seminar in Tokyo- 0700 GMT. NEWARK, United States- Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland President Loretta...

  • Feb 14- Most Latin American stock markets rose on Thursday, with Brazil leading the pack, while Latin American currencies broadly firmed against a soft dollar. Brazil's pensions secretary said President Jair Bolsonaro's pension reform proposal would go to the country's congress next week, boosting risk appetite. MSCI's index of Latin American stocks tacked...

  • THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 14 LONDON- Bank of England policymaker Jan Vlieghe delivers a speech on the outlook for the economy in Britain and globally, a week after the BoE slashed its forecasts for UK growth because of Brexit and the global slowdown- 0930 GMT. NEWARK, Del.- Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia President Patrick Harker speaks on "Approaches to Leadership"...

  • VEVEY, Switzerland, Feb 13- Nestle will sell Starbucks-branded coffee at grocery stores and online in Europe, Asia and Latin America from this month as it seeks to increase its lead over rivals such as JAB. These will be available at grocery stores and online in 14 markets, including Belgium, Brazil, Chile, China, Mexico, the Netherlands, South Korea, Spain and Britain,...

  • VEVEY, Switzerland, Feb 13- Nestle will sell Starbucks-branded coffee at grocery stores and online in Europe, Asia and Latin America from this month as it seeks to increase its lead over rivals such as JAB. These will be available at grocery stores and online in Belgium, Brazil, Chile, China, Mexico, the Netherlands, South Korea, Spain and Britain, with more markets...

  • Feb 13- Stocks in Brazil rose on Wednesday, in line with its emerging market peers, as investors welcomed a possible trade truce extension between the United States and China, while Latin American currencies weakened as the dollar recouped earlier losses. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Wednesday he hoped for "productive" trade meetings in China this...

  • PHILADELPHIA, Pa.- Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia President Patrick Harker speaks on the economic outlook before the Jewish Business Network Power Lunch- 1700 GMT. DUBLIN- Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta President Raphael Bostic participates in moderated discussion on the economic outlook and monetary policy before the European Financial Forum-...

  • **LONDON- Bank of England Governor Mark Carney speaks at an FT event as Brexit nears and the world economy slows- 1215 GMT. CINCINNATI, United States- Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland President Loretta Mester speaks on the economic outlook and monetary policy before the Xavier University and Financial Executives International-- Cincinnati Chapter meeting, in...

  • Feb 11- Canadian construction and engineering firm SNC-Lavalin Group Inc on Monday cut its full-year profit forecast for the second time, citing dispute with a client related to a mining project in Latin America. SNC did not name the customer, saying the matter was confidential, but analysts said the dispute was related to one of the company's projects with...

  • Feb 11- Most Latin American currencies weakened against a firmer dollar on Monday, with Brazil's real heading for its longest losing streak in five years. Much anticipated pension reforms in Brazil have been on hold as Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro recovers from a surgery. "Apart from the pension reform, domestic political risks in Brazil remain high for...

  • **BRUSSELS- ECB President Mario Draghi to participate in Eurogroup meeting in Brussels. **KANSAS CITY, United States- Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City President Esther George to speak on "Charting America's Economic Course" at a public conversation hosted by the Kansas City Public Library, in Kansas City, Mo.- 0030 GMT. CINCINNATI, United States- Federal Reserve...

  • SANTIAGO, Feb 10- Peru's environmental watchdog said on Sunday it was investigating a tailings spill from a unit of Southern Copper Corp, one of the world's largest copper producers, into a river in an area that has been inundated by heavy rains. The Agency of Evaluation and Environmental Enforcement said the spill occurred in the waste deposit area of the...

  • Crude oil storage tanks stand in the Juaymah tank farm at Saudi Aramco's Ras Tanura oil refinery and terminal at Ras Tanura, Saudi Arabia, on Monday, Oct. 1, 2018.

    Oil exporters have not fully recovered from the dramatic oil price shock of 2014, the head of the International Monetary Fund said on Saturday, and she cautioned against spending money on "white elephant projects."

  • "With revenues down, fiscal deficits are only slowly declining, despite significant reforms on both the spending and revenue sides, including the introduction of VAT and excise taxes," Christine Lagarde, the managing director of the IMF, told a conference in Dubai. She said there was scope to improve fiscal frameworks in the Middle East with some of the weaknesses...

  • LONDON, Feb 8- Copper was set for a fifth week of gains on Friday but the rally faltered after U.S. President Donald Trump said he did not plan to meet China's Xi Jinping before a March 1 deadline for the two countries to achieve a trade deal. Benchmark copper on the London Metal Exchange was down 0.1 percent at $6,237 a tonne at 1100 GMT.

  • MEXICO CITY, Feb 8- Starbucks Corp is unlikely to cede its leading position in China, the company's fastest-growing major market, to Chinese startup Luckin in 2019, Starbucks CEO Kevin Johnson said in an interview on Thursday. "Just this last quarter we entered 10 new cities in China," he said, adding that each of those cites is larger than Los Angeles, the sprawling...

  • MEXICO CITY, Feb 8- Starbucks Corp is unlikely to cede its leading position in China, the company's fastest-growing major market, to Chinese startup Luckin in 2019, Starbucks CEO Kevin Johnson said in an interview on Thursday. "Just this last quarter we entered 10 new cities in China," he said, adding that each of those cites is larger than Los Angeles, the sprawling...

  • SINGAPORE, Feb 8- London copper prices slid for a second session on Friday with concerns over global economic growth and U.S.- China trade tensions weighing on the market. Weak data in recent weeks in key global economies, including in top metals consumer China, has stoked fears of a recession. INDUSTRIAL OUTPUT AND GROWTH: Industrial output in Europe's biggest...

  • SINGAPORE, Feb 8- London copper prices slid for a second session on Friday with concerns over global economic growth and U.S.- China trade tensions weighing on the market. *Weak data in recent weeks in key global economies, including in top metals consumer China, has stoked fears of a recession. *Industrial output in Europe's biggest economy, Germany, registered an...

  • Feb 7- Most Latin American stocks fell on Thursday as fears about slowing global growth weighed, and while Latin America currencies broadly softened against the dollar, the implicit hawkishness perceived in an outlook from Mexico's central bank supported the peso. Alessandro Faganello, a trader with Advanced Corretora in Brazil, said markets were adjusting...