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  • CARACAS, Oct 17- President Nicolas Maduro defended Venezuela's "secure" election system on Tuesday as opponents struggled to present a united front over allegations of fraud in a nationwide vote surprisingly won by the ruling socialists. Two losing opposition candidates, Henri Falcon in Lara state and Alejandro Feo La Cruz in Carabobo, have conceded defeat,...

  • CARACAS, Oct 17- President Nicolas Maduro defended Venezuela's "secure" election system on Tuesday as opponents struggled to present a united front over allegations of fraud in a nationwide vote won handily by the ruling socialists. Despite anger over a crushing economic crisis, the Socialist Party confounded opinion polls to take 17 of 23 governorships in...

  • CARACAS, Oct 17- President Nicolas Maduro's leftist government defended Venezuela's election system on Tuesday as his opponents struggled to present a united front on allegations of fraud after a nationwide weekend vote. Stunned by a crushing defeat that undermines their aim to win the presidency in 2018, the opposition Democratic Unity coalition...

  • SYDNEY- Panel participation by Luci Ellis, Assistant Governor of the Reserve Bank of Australia, at the 9th Annual Australian& New Zealand Investment Conference 0030 GMT. SYDNEY- Reserve Bank of Australia will release the minutes of October monetary policy meeting- 0030 GMT. SYDNEY- Reserve Bank of Australia Assistant Governor Michele Bullock will give speech...

  • TUESDAY, OCTOBER 17 WARSAW- National Bank of Poland holds Monetary Policy Council Meeting. SYDNEY- Panel participation by Luci Ellis, Assistant Governor of the Reserve Bank of Australia, at the 9th Annual Australian& New Zealand Investment Conference 0030 GMT. SYDNEY- Reserve Bank of Australia will release the minutes of October monetary policy meeting- 0030...

  • TUESDAY, OCTOBER 17 WARSAW- National Bank of Poland holds Monetary Policy Council Meeting. SYDNEY- Panel participation by Luci Ellis, Assistant Governor of the Reserve Bank of Australia, at the 9th Annual Australian& New Zealand Investment Conference 0030 GMT. SYDNEY- Reserve Bank of Australia will release the minutes of October monetary policy meeting- 0030...

  • Pedestrians walk past a Petroleos de Venezuela SA (PDVSA) mural in Caracas, Venezuela.

    The fifth largest U.S. buyer of Venezuelan crude, PBF Energy, has halted direct purchases from state-run oil company PDVSA.

  • Employees work at the assembly line of International brand commercial trucks, owned by Navistar, at the manufacturing plant in Escobedo, on the outskirts of Monterrey, Mexico, June 29, 2017.

    The success of Navistar's mammoth Escobedo plant in Mexico remains tightly tied to the uncertain future of the NAFTA free trade deal.

  • BUENOS AIRES, Oct 8- Argentina's flagship air carrier Aerolineas Argentinas has discontinued its weekly flight to Caracas, Venezuela, citing "operational reasons," the company said in a statement. The company had told Reuters in August that it would no longer be selling tickets for the flight because of security concerns as violence and political uncertainty...

  • BOGOTA, Oct 6- A Colombian tribunal on Friday declared illegal a strike by the majority of Avianca Holdings SA's local pilots, a decision that may hasten the end of nearly three weeks of travel headaches for thousands of passengers. Pilots from the Colombian Association of Civil Aviators, or ACDAC, began the walkout on Sept. 20 and are demanding salary and benefits...

  • BOGOTA, Oct 6- A Colombian tribunal on Friday declared illegal a strike by the majority of Avianca Holdings SA's local pilots, a decision that may hasten the end of nearly three weeks of travel headaches for thousands of passengers. Pilots from the Colombian Association of Civil Aviators, or ACDAC, began the walkout on Sept. 20 and are demanding salary and benefits...

  • SAO PAULO, Oct 6- Further weakness in the Mexican peso is no longer a sure bet after a two-month selloff drove the currency to three-month lows, the latest Reuters poll of market strategists showed, although other Latin American currencies are expected to fall. Uncertainty over the currency's path looms large, with forecasts more spread out than in previous...

  • BUDAPEST- Hungarian Central Bank non-rate-setting meeting. SYDNEY- Reserve Bank of Australia monetary policy decision meeting- 0330 GMT. THURSDAY, OCTOBER 5 MELBOURNE- Panel participation by Guy Debelle, Deputy Governor of the Reserve Bank of Australia, at the Melbourne Institute Macroeconomic Policy Meeting 0530 GMT.

  • BOGOTA, Sept 29- Colombia's central bank held its benchmark interest rate steady for the first time in seven months as expected on Friday, as policymakers pause to gauge how much inflation is slowing and whether the economy needs more support. In a five-to-two decision, the board voted to keep the lending rate at 5.25 percent. Policymakers have been grappling for...

  • BUDAPEST- Hungarian Central Bank non-rate-setting meeting. SYDNEY- Reserve Bank of Australia monetary policy decision meeting- 0330 GMT. THURSDAY, OCTOBER 5 MELBOURNE- Panel participation by Guy Debelle, Deputy Governor of the Reserve Bank of Australia, at the Melbourne Institute Macroeconomic Policy Meeting 0530 GMT.

  • BUDAPEST- Hungarian Central Bank non-rate-setting meeting. SYDNEY- Reserve Bank of Australia monetary policy decision meeting- 0330 GMT. WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 4 BUDAPEST- Hungarian Central Bank to publish the minutes of its September rate-setting meeting 1200 GMT.

  • Kaleil Isaza Tuzman a decade ago, when he was president of JumpTV.com. He is facing trial on federal fraud charges in New York.

    Kaleil Isaza Tuzman, whose securities fraud trial is to start in federal court in Manhattan next month, says he has already undergone a harrowing ordeal.

  • DUBAI, Sept 19- The Toronto Stock Exchange, which is vying to host Saudi Aramco's overseas listing, is exploring partnerships with bourses in the Gulf to help it tap into energy privatisations there. The exchange, the global leader for oil and gas listings, expects that such collaborations would encourage parallel listings of Middle East companies, said Monica...

  • Facebook founder and chief Mark Zuckerberg (C) speaks to German Chief of Staff Peter Altmaier (R) at the so-called 'Facebook Innovation Hub' in Berlin on February 25, 2016.

    Some of the biggest companies in the world are finding they need to play by an entirely new set of rules on the once-anarchic internet.

  • SYDNEY- Sarah Harris, Reserve Bank of Australia's deputy head of financial market infrastructures, payments policy department, participates at the Risk Australia 2017 Conference 0300 GMT. TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 5 BRISBANE, Australia- Remarks by Philip Lowe, governor of the Reserve Bank of Australia, at Reserve Bank Board Dinner. BUDAPEST- Hungarian Central Bank...