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  • FRANKFURT, Jan 24- The European Central Bank is all but certain to keep policy unchanged on Thursday but may acknowledge a sharp slowdown in economic growth, raising the prospect of any further policy normalisation being delayed. The ECB last month ended a landmark 2.6 trillion euro bond purchase scheme and maintained its guidance that an interest rate hike is...

  • *Russia condemns alleged U.S. interference in Venezuela. *Russia, Turkey and China back incumbent Maduro. MOSCOW/ BRUSSELS, Jan 24- Russia accused the United States of trying to usurp power in Venezuela and warned against U.S. military intervention there, putting it at odds with Washington and the EU which backed protests against one of Moscow's closest allies.

  • PARIS, Jan 24- France would recognise as president of Venezuela whoever wins a democratic vote, an official said, after President Emmanuel Macron hailed the courage of Venezuelans marching for freedom but stopped short of backing opposition leader Juan Guaido. France would recognise whoever is elected at the end of such a process, "an official at Macron's...

  • PARIS, Jan 24- French President Emmanuel Macron on Thursday saluted the courage of Venezuelans marching for freedom but stopped short of backing the country's opposition leader Juan Guaido who declared himself interim president. "After the illegal election of Nicolas Maduro in 2018, Europe supports the restoration of democracy. Guaido proclaimed himself...

  • Jan 23- World leaders and top CEOs meet at Davos in Switzerland this week to discuss how to steer policy amid worries of slowing economic growth, damaging trade wars and Brexit. >A gun in the face: Davos ploy to reshape refugee debate. >Pompeo voices optimism for good outcome on U.S.- China trade Japan's Abe to put trade, climate at centre of G20 agenda.

  • Jan 23- World leaders and top CEOs meet at Davos in Switzerland this week to discuss how to steer policy amid worries of slowing economic growth, damaging trade wars and Brexit. >UK trade minister to use Davos to discuss replicating EU deals Brazil's Bolsonaro uses Davos speech to appeal to big business. >Russia's Novak will not attend Davos- energy ministry.

  • Jan 22- World leaders and top CEOs meet at Davos in Switzerland this week to discuss how to steer policy amid worries of slowing economic growth, damaging trade wars and Brexit. >Pompeo voices optimism for good outcome on US-China trade Brazil's Bolsonaro uses Davos speech to appeal to big business. >Merkel to attend Davos and discuss Europe, Africa, AI.

  • A French businessman told CNBC Tuesday that while President Emmanuel Macron's reforms are courageous, the pace of these reforms may need to slow down to transform the country.

  • *Macron says Germany, France must show the way forward. AACHEN, Germany, Jan 22- The leaders of France and Germany signed a new treaty on Tuesday to update their 1963 post-war reconciliation accord, aiming to reinvigorate the European Union's main axis as growing eurosceptic nationalism tests the bloc's cohesion. But some analysts doubt that France and Germany...

  • VERSAILLES, France, Jan 21- President Emmanuel Macron told dozens of the world's most powerful executives on Monday that he would not follow the path of guillotined French royals and would continue to reform the French economy despite a sometimes violent popular revolt. For the second year running, Macron hosted corporate A-listers like Microsoft Chief...

  • VERSAILLES, France, Jan 21- President Emmanuel Macron will tell dozens of the world's most powerful executives on Tuesday that he remains committed to reforming the French economy, reassuring investors as a sometimes-violent popular revolt challenges his authority. For the second year running, Macron will host corporate A-listers like Microsoft chief...

  • Another week closer to the date Britain leaves the European Union. Given how crushingly Prime Minister Theresa May's proposed Brexit agreement was defeated by lawmakers, there is little chance her Plan B-- to be presented in coming days-- will get away with just minor amendments. If May fails to forge consensus within her party and with opposition leader Jeremy...

  • TOKYO, Jan 21- The co-chair of a committee set up by Japanese automaker Nissan Motor Co to examine the root cause of alleged financial misconduct by ousted chairman Carlos Ghosn said he believed Ghosn may have had questionable ethical standards. Ghosn, charged with three counts of financial misconduct, has been detained in Tokyo since his arrest on Nov. 19.

  • Ghosn, charged with three counts of financial misconduct, has been detained in Tokyo since his arrest on Nov. 19. Calls seeking comment from Ghosn's Tokyo- based lawyers went unanswered. All seven members attended the first meeting in Tokyo, including Jean-Baptiste Duzan, an external director based in France.

  • Paris relatively calm, some scuffles near Invalides. PARIS, Jan 19- Clashes broke out throughout France on Saturday, as an estimated 84,000 "yellow vests" demonstrators took to the streets in a 10th consecutive weekend of protests against President Emmanuel Macron's government. The demonstrations passed off relatively peacefully in Paris where 7,000 turned...

  • Another week closer to the date Britain leaves the European Union. Given how crushingly Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit divorce deal was defeated by lawmakers, there is little chance her Plan B-- to be presented in coming days-- will get away with just minor amendments. If May fails to forge consensus within her party and with opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn...

  • *Crises to keep Trump, Macron, May away from Davos. MILAN, Jan 17- An array of crises will keep several world leaders away from the annual World Economic Forum in Davos next week, which takes place against a backdrop of deepening gloom over the global economic and political outlook. Donald Trump, who stole the Davos limelight last year with a rare appearance by a...

  • TOKYO, Jan 18- The dollar was firm against the yen on Friday as growing optimism on progress in Sino-U.S. trade talks supported broader appetite for risk. "The reaction of the market to the report shows the overall optimistic view spreading out across the foreign exchange market," said Masafumi Yamamoto, chief currency strategist at Mizuho Securities.

  • PARIS, Jan 17- Germany's Siemens and France's Alstom agreed in 2017 to merge their rail assets, hoping to create a European industrial champion. His outspoken intervention reflects a frustration in Paris and some other European capitals that the EU's competition laws no longer reflect modern-day geopolitical realities, and in particular the threat from...

  • *Crises to keep Trump, Macron, May away from Davos. MILAN, Jan 17- An array of crises will keep several world leaders away from the annual World Economic Forum in Davos next week, which takes place against a backdrop of deepening gloom over the global economic and political outlook. Outside the G7, the leaders of Russia and India are shunning Davos, while China- whose...