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  • Bolsonaro's pick of career diplomat Ernesto Araujo, 51, underscored Brazil's sharp turn to the right and the reversal of nearly a decade and a half of diplomacy under leftist Workers Party governments that focused on alliances with South American allies and ideological partners- including Cuba. "Brazil's foreign policy should be part of this moment of...

  • WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 14 JOHANNESBURG- World Bank officials to meet Zambia finance minister and government officials in the town of Livingston to discuss the economy of Africa's No. 2 copper producer, which is facing high levels of debt.. JAKARTA- Indonesia's Central Bank holds Board of Governors Meeting. ZAGREB- Croatia National Bank holds monetary policy...

  • "Over the years, we have been witnessing Israeli investors' increasing preference for foreign investments," Jenny Johnson, president and chief operating officer of Franklin Templeton, said at the opening of the group's new office in Tel Aviv. Franklin Templeton, which has $724 billion in assets under management, appointed Uzi Yitzhak to head its business in...

  • TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 13 JOHANNESBURG- World Bank officials to meet Zambia finance ministers and government officials in the town of Livingston to discuss the economy of Africa's No. 2 copper producer, which is facing high levels of debt.. JAKARTA- Indonesia's Central Bank holds Board of Governors Meeting. MELBOURNE- Panel Participation by Guy Debelle, RBA Deputy...

  • NEW YORK, Nov 12- Investors will not see the results of a turnaround in Brazil's BRF SA, the world's largest poultry exporter, in the short term, the company's chief executive officer Pedro Parente told Reuters on Monday. "Realistically, it will not happen in less than two years," Parente said in an interview in New York, adding that one of his biggest challenges as CEO is...

  • WARSAW- National Bank of Poland holds Monetary Policy Council Meeting. BUDAPEST- Hungarian Central Bank to publish the minutes of its October 2018 rate-setting meeting 1300 GMT. SYDNEY- Panel Participation by Tony Richards, RBA Head of Payments Policy, at The Future of Financial Services Sydney Conference 2018, Sydney- 2310 GMT.

  • *Iran says will sell oil in breach of curbs. *Iran holds air defence drills. WASHINGTON/ DUBAI, Nov 5- The United States imposed strict sanctions on Iran on Monday and threatened more action to stop Tehran pursuing "outlaw" policies, steps the Islamic Republic condemned as economic warfare and vowed to defy.

  • *Iran says will sell oil in breach of curbs. *Iran holds air defence drills. WASHINGTON/ DUBAI, Nov 5- The United States announced a new raft of sanctions on Iran on Monday and threatened further action to pressure its old adversary, steps the Islamic Republic condemned as "economic war" and vowed to defy.

  • TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 6 SYDNEY- Reserve Bank of Australia holds interest rate meeting 0330 GMT. WARSAW- National Bank of Poland holds Monetary Policy Council Meeting. SYDNEY- Panel Participation by Tony Richards, RBA Head of Payments Policy, at The Future of Financial Services Sydney Conference 2018, Sydney- 2310 GMT.

  • **ISRAEL- Bank of Israel holds conference in honor of governor Karnit Flug, who is leaving the bank. Among those scheduled to participate include deputy governor Nadine Baudot-Trajtenberg, OECD chief economist Laurence Boone, Czech central bank chief Jiri Rusnok, Brazil central bank head Ilan Goldfajn, Swedish deputy central bank governor Martin Floden and...

  • *Q3 adj EPS $0.68 vs $0.54 forecast. *Raises 2018 adj EPS outlook to $2.80- $2.95. Teva raised its full-year forecast for adjusted EPS to $2.80- $2.95, from a previous estimate of $2.55- $2.80 and its shares were 8.5 percent higher in early U.S. trading.

  • LISBON- Swedish Central Bank Governor Stefan Ingves talks about Basel III at Banco de Portugal- 1000 GMT. BERLIN ECB Supervisory Chief Daniele Nouy gives keynote speech at the 6th Financial Stability Conference organized by Financial Risk and Stability Network in Berlin- 0905 GMT. Elisa Ferreira, Vice Governor of the Bank of Portugal, Daniele Nouy, Chair of the...

  • Brazil's new president-elect, Jair Bolsonaro, is an ardent admirer and shrewd imitator of his U.S. counterpart Donald Trump. Bolsonaro and Trump spoke of "a strong commitment to work side-by-side" on issues affecting Brazil, the United States and beyond, the White House said. "Just like he wants to make America great, I want to make Brazil great," Bolsonaro, a former...

  • **ZAGREB Croatia Finance Minister Zdravko Maric, the Central Bank Governor Boris Vujcic, the European Commission Vice-President Valdis Dombrovskis and some other local experts will attend a conference on Croatia's path towards adopting the euro, a goal which the government wants to achieve within 6-7 years- 0800 GMT. CHISINAU National Bank of Moldova...

  • LAUNCESTON, Australia, Oct 23- Saudi Arabia's killing of a journalist and the ramping up of U.S. sanctions against Iran have added a layer of uncertainty to crude oil markets, creating a dilemma as to whether these events are real price drivers or just temporary noise. The death of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi at the kingdom's consulate in Istanbul has...

  • LAUNCESTON, Australia, Oct 23- Saudi Arabia's killing of a journalist and the ramping up of U.S. sanctions against Iran have added a layer of uncertainty to crude oil markets, creating a dilemma as to whether these events are real price drivers or just temporary noise. The death of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi at the kingdom's consulate in Istanbul has...

  • *Washington prepares to reimpose sanctions on Iran. *U.S. in talks with SWIFT on disconnecting Iran. His comments come two weeks before the Trump administration reimposes oil and financial sanctions against Iran after President Donald Trump withdrew from a 2015 deal between Iran and six world powers, which aimed to prevent Tehran from developing nuclear...

  • Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin dismissed concerns that China's weakest economic growth since the global financial crisis could spill into other emerging markets and destabilise U.S. financial markets. China is trying to navigate through multiple challenges after its trade war with the United States sparked a blistering sell-off in domestic stock...

  • Mnuchin said information so far on the investigation was "a good first step but not enough" as Riyadh faced international pressure to disclose what happened to Khashoggi, who disappeared after he entered the Saudi consulate in Istanbul on Oct. 2. However, he said he would visit Riyadh as planned for talks with his counterpart there on joint efforts towards...

  • Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin praised investment opportunities in Israel on Sunday and said Washington would increase its participation in infrastructure projects there. "We have a very important relationship with Israel. Israel and the United States have strong trade and business ties, particularly in the high-tech sector.