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  • *Mobileye jumps on $15.3 bln Intel deal. March 13- U.S. stock index futures pointed to a subdued open on Wall Street as investors bided time ahead of an all-but-certain interest rate hike by the Federal Reserve. "Right now the markets appears to be in a wait-and-see phase ahead of the Fed decision," said Andre Bakhos, managing director at Janlyn Capital in...

  • U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara fired after refusing to resign

    Preet Bharara says he was fired by the Trump administration as the United States attorney for the southern district of New York after he refused to resign.

  • NEW YORK, March 10- Wall Street's top banks were unanimous on the view the Federal Reserve will increase interest rates at its policy meeting next week following a stronger-than-forecast February U.S. payrolls report, a Reuters poll showed on Friday. "It ticks all the boxes for the Fed to move next week," said Michael Hanson, chief U.S. macro strategist at TD...

  • *First G20 meeting since Trump moved into White House. On the face of it, Wednesday's expected interest rate hike by the Federal Reserve would be a clear sign that the United States has emerged from the shadow of the global financial crisis, a decade after it began. But of course it's not business as usual in the United States and beyond.

  • TOKYO, March 13- Asian shares rose on Monday, taking their cue from gains on Wall Street after strong U.S. job data, though the mood was cautious as oil prices plunged to 3 1/ 2- month lows on fresh worries of oversupply. Federal Reserve, a potentially divisive election in the Netherlands and a Group of 20 finance ministers' meeting kept many investors on edge.

  • TOKYO, March 13- Benchmark Japanese government bonds edged down slightly on Monday as investors cautiously awaited this week's U.S. and Japanese central bank meetings. The Bank of Japan, in its asset buying operations on Monday, offered to buy 450 billion yen of JGBs maturing in five to 10 years, and 70 billion yen of JGBs maturing in up to one year.

  • SHANGHAI, March 13- China's yuan firmed against the dollar on Monday as the greenback slid in global markets and as traders awaited further comments from policymakers at the annual session of parliament. The People's Bank of China set the midpoint rate at 6.8988 per dollar prior to market open, 135 pips firmer than the previous fix of 6.9123.

  • TOKYO, March 13- Asian shares rose on Monday, taking their cue from gains on Wall Street after strong U.S. job data, though the mood was cautious as oil prices plunged to 3 1/ 2- month lows on fresh worries of oversupply. Federal Reserve, a potentially divisive election in the Netherlands and a Group of 20 finance ministers' meeting kept many investors on edge.

  • WASHINGTON, March 12- White House economic adviser Gary Cohn said on Sunday that the Federal Reserve "has been doing a good job" and the Trump administration respects its independence, even if the U.S. central bank raises interest rates this week. Cohn, director of the National Economic Council, told Fox News Sunday that the Trump administration will keep working...

  • Scott Gottlieb, a conservative health policy expert with deep ties to the pharmaceutical industry, to lead the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, the White House said on Friday. If confirmed by the Senate, Gottlieb would be in charge of implementing Trump's plan to dramatically cut regulations governing food, drugs, cosmetics, dietary supplements and tobacco.

  • Scott Gottlieb, a conservative health policy expert with deep ties to the pharmaceutical industry, to lead the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, a White House official said on Friday. If confirmed by the Senate, Gottlieb would be in charge of implementing Trump's plan to dramatically cut regulations governing food, drugs, cosmetics, dietary supplements and...

  • President Donald Trump plans to nominate Dr. Scott Gottlieb, a physician and conservative health policy expert, to head the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, a White House official confirmed on Friday. Gottlieb, 44, is a resident fellow at the conservative American Enterprise Institute think tank and a partner at a large venture capital fund.

  • NEW YORK, March 10- Wall Street's top banks were unanimous on the view the Federal Reserve will increase interest rates at its policy meeting next week following a stronger-than-forecast February U.S. payrolls report, a Reuters poll showed on Friday. "It ticks all the boxes for the Fed to move next week," said Michael Hanson, chief U.S. macro strategist at TD...

  • TORONTO, March 10- The Canadian dollar strengthened on Friday against its U.S. counterpart as solid domestic jobs data tempered expectations for policy divergence between the Bank of Canada and the Federal Reserve. "The good times keep on rolling for the Canadian labor market and the quality of employment also looks a little bit firmer this month," said Nick...

  • NEW YORK, March 10- U.S. stocks rose on Friday after a solid jobs report pointed to strength in the domestic economy and supported expectations the Federal Reserve will raise interest rates next week. Fed Chair Janet Yellen signaled last week the U.S. central bank is set to raise rates this month if employment and other economic data hold up. The Fed meets March...

  • *Wall Street gains on robust U.S. jobs data. NEW YORK, March 10- Crude oil resumed a sharp decline and global equity markets rose on Friday after a robust U.S. jobs report drove home the strength of the world's biggest economy and set the stage for the Federal Reserve to raise interest rates next week. Shares on Wall Street posted broad-based gains while banking...

  • NEW YORK, March 10- Wall Street's top banks were nearly unanimous on the view the Federal Reserve will increase interest rates at its policy meeting next week following a stronger-than-forecast February U.S. payrolls report, a Reuters poll showed on Friday. "It ticks all the boxes for the Fed to move next week," said Michael Hanson, chief U.S. macro strategist at TD...

  • NEW YORK, March 10- U.S. stocks rose on Friday after a solid jobs report pointed to strength in the domestic economy and supported expectations the Federal Reserve will raise interest rates next week.

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  • March 10- U.S. stocks were up slightly on Friday afternoon after a solid jobs report pointed to strength in the domestic economy and supported expectations the Federal Reserve will raise interest rates next week. Fed Chair Janet Yellen signaled last week the U.S. central bank is set to raise rates this month if employment and other economic data hold up.