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  • **BANGKOK- Thailand Deputy Central Bank Governor Mathee Supapongse speaks at a business forum of monetary policy challenges for Thailand 0200 GMT. CHISINAU, Moldova- National Bank of Moldova interest rate decision. SYDNEY- Sarah Harris, Reserve Bank of Australia's deputy head of financial market infrastructures, payments policy department, participates at...

  • BEN GURION AIRPORT, Israel, Aug 23- El Al Israel Airlines took delivery of its first Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft on Wednesday in a $1.25 billion investment aimed at renewing its long-range fleet, halting a drop in its market share and winning back business customers. They will initially fly from Tel Aviv to Newark starting on Oct. 17 and then Hong Kong, London and...

  • *Attacks using vehicles are growing threat in Europe. LONDON, Aug 21- Europe has experienced around a dozen cases of drivers using a car or truck to plough into pedestrians like last week's attack in Barcelona, but cities have not rushed to mitigate the risks by changing their layout. We dont want to be Hebron, said Els Ampe, Deputy Mayor of Brussels, referring to the...

  • *Attacks using vehicles are growing threat in Europe. LONDON, Aug 21- Europe has experienced around a dozen cases of drivers using a car or truck to plough into pedestrians like last week's attack in Barcelona, but cities have not rushed to mitigate the risks by changing their layout. We dont want to be Hebron, said Els Ampe, Deputy Mayor of Brussels, referring to the...

  • JERUSALEM, Aug 14- Israeli telecoms company Bezeq said its acting chairman David Granot had been released after being briefly detained by police on Monday. One of the others was Israeli billionaire Beny Steinmetz, a source briefed on the investigation told Reuters. News of Granot's detention sent shares in Bezeq, Israel's largest telecoms firm, down 1.5...

  • TUESDAY, AUGUST 15 SYDNEY- Reserve Bank of Australia to release the minutes of its August monetary policy meeting 0130 GMT. **BELGRADE- Serbia Central Bank presents inflation report for August- 0600 GMT. WINDHOEK, Namibia- Central Bank of Namibia monetary policy meeting.

  • SUNDAY, AUGUST 13 SYDNEY- Reserve Bank of Australia Assistant Governor Christopher Kent speaks at the Moody's Analytics Forum 2335 GMT. TUESDAY, AUGUST 15 SYDNEY- Reserve Bank of Australia to release the minutes of its August monetary policy meeting 0130 GMT. WINDHOEK, Namibia- Central Bank of Namibia monetary policy meeting.

  • JERUSALEM, Aug 9- Teva Pharmaceutical Industries, the world's largest generic drugmaker, said on Wednesday it was looking for a buyer for its Medis business as it sells assets to pare down its debt burden. Bloomberg News, citing people familiar with the matter, reported that Medis would be valued at $500 million to $1 billion. Israel- based Teva is saddled with more...

  • **LIMA- Peru Central Bank President Julio Velarde is scheduled to be interviewed at the Reuters Latam Summit 2017 1600 GMT. SYDNEY- Reserve Bank of Australia Assistant Governor Christopher Kent speaks at The Bloomberg Address 2235 GMT. **BELGRADE- National Bank of Serbia interest rate decision- 1000 GMT.

  • By Steven Scheer and Ari Rabinovitch. JERUSALEM, Aug 3- Teva Pharmaceutical Industries said it was facing accelerating price erosion in the United States, hurting he Israeli drugmaker's profits and driving down its U.S. shares more than 20 percent. "The board understands our shareholders' disappointments," said Chairman Sol Barer.

  • The firm's co founders are former Morgan Stanley Chief Operating Officer Jim Rosenthal, who is its chief executive; and Tom Glocer, former CEO of Thomson Reuters and a member of Morgan Stanley's board, who is BlueteamGlobal's executive chairman. The company said it plans to initially target businesses in North America and Europe, opening offices in New York,...

  • JERUSALEM, Aug 3- Israel's Teva Pharmaceutical Industries reported a steeper than expected drop in second-quarter earnings on Thursday, due to weaker drug prices in the United States, and cut its interim dividend by 75 percent. Along with a substantial reduction in its 2017 earnings forecast, shares in the world's largest generics drugmaker- which is...

  • JERUSALEM, Aug 3- Israeli drugs group Teva Pharmaceutical Industries reported a steeper than expected drop in second-quarter earnings on Thursday, due to weaker prices in the United States, and cut its interim dividend by 75 percent. Along with a substantial reduction in its 2017 outlook, shares in the world's largest generics drugmaker tumbled 16.5 percent...

  • JERUSALEM, Aug 3- Israeli drugs group Teva Pharmaceutical Industrial Industries reported a steeper than expected drop in second-quarter earnings on Thursday, due to weaker prices in the United States, and cut its interim dividend by 75 percent. Along with a substantial reduction in its 2017 outlook, shares in the world's largest generics drugmaker tumbled...

  • JERUSALEM, Aug 3- Teva Pharmaceutical Industries said on Thursday it would continue to pursue a breach of contract suit against the former owners of its Rimsa plant in Mexico after a New York judge rejected Teva's claim of fraud. Israel- based Teva, the world's largest generic drugmaker, bought the Rimsa plant in 2016 in a $2.3 billion deal, only to shut it down...

  • President Donald Trump signed into law new sanctions against Russia on Wednesday but he slammed the legislation as infringing on his powers to shape foreign policy, saying he could make "far better deals" with governments than Congress. His criticism of the sanctions, which also affect Iran and North Korea, raised the question of how much Trump is prepared to...

  • Increasingly, federal officials are deciding simply to ignore President Donald Trump.

  • JERUSALEM, Aug 2- Haifa Chemicals said on Wednesday it was closing shop and letting go of its 800 employees after failing to find a reasonable alternative to a large ammonia tank it needs to function which was ordered to be shut down earlier this year. The colossal, circular vat is located in the northern port of Haifa, Israel's third largest city, and can hold 12,000...

  • JERUSALEM, Aug 2- Haifa Chemicals said on Wednesday it was closing shop and letting go of its 800 employees after failing to find a reasonable alternative to a large ammonia tank it needs to function which was ordered to be shut down earlier this year. The colossal, circular vat is located in the northern port of Haifa, Israel's third largest city, and can hold 12,000...

  • TUESDAY, AUGUST 1 SYDNEY- Reserve Bank of Australia holds monetary policy decision meeting- 0430 GMT. PRAGUE- Czech National Bank holds Monetary Policy Meeting. FRIDAY, AUGUST 4 SYDNEY- Reserve Bank of Australia publishes monetary policy statement- 0130 GMT.