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  • TOKYO- Bank of Japan holds Monetary Policy Meeting. Stefan Ingves, Governor of the Riksbank, and Jesper Hansson, Head of the Monetary Policy Department, will participate in the press conference 1000 GMT. TOKYO- Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda speaks to reporters at the end of the central bank policy meeting- 0230 GMT.

  • WASHINGTON, Dec 18- Uber Technologies Inc received approval from Pennsylvania to resume self-driving car testing on public roads this week, state records show, nine months after it suspended the program following a deadly accident in Arizona. In November, Uber said it was seeking permission from Pennsylvania to resume testing more than seven months after a...

  • WASHINGTON, Dec 18- Uber Technologies Inc received approval from Pennsylvania to resume self-driving car testing on public roads this week, state records show. A company spokeswoman said on Tuesday Uber has not yet resumed testing. In November, Uber said it was seeking permission from Pennsylvania to resume testing more than seven months after a deadly...

  • *Goldman hits two-year low on Malaysia charges in 1 MDB probe. Dec 17- Wall Street dropped on Monday, but recovered from a slide of over 1 percent, weighed down by an Amazon-led drop in retailers and weakness in health stocks, with gains in banks ahead of a widely expected rate hike limiting losses. Because of the profit warning, there is an overall question of holiday...

  • Dec 16- EQT Corp's board of directors will ask to meet Toby and Derek Rice for talks, people familiar with the matter said on Sunday, after the two brothers threatened the largest producer of natural gas in the United States with a board challenge. The Rice family sold its company Rice Energy Inc to EQT for $6.7 billion in cash and stock last year.

  • SATURDAY, DECEMBER 15 PISA, Italy- ECB President Mario Draghi delivers speech on the occasion of the awarding of the Laurea Honoris Causa in Economics by University of Sant' Anna in Pisa, Italy- 1030 GMT. BRUSSELS- Belgian central bank presents forecasts for Belgian economy, given by bank Governor and ECB Governing Council member Jan Smets- 0900 GMT.

  • The iPhone maker also said it plans to expand in Seattle, San Diego and Culver City, California, and add hundreds of jobs in Pittsburgh, New York and Boulder, Colorado, over the next three years. The 133- acre campus in Austin will be less than a mile from Apple's existing facilities and initially have 5,000 employees. Austin is one of the fastest-growing U.S. cities...

  • The 133- acre campus in Austin will be located less than a mile from Apple's existing facilities and will initially have 5,000 new employees. Austin is one of the fastest growing U.S. cities with a population of nearly 1 million, and is home to the University of Texas and a plethora of tech companies. "Apple has been a vital part of the Austin community for a quarter...

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  • FRANKFURT- ECB Governing Council meeting, followed by interest rate announcement.- 1245 GMT. FRANKFURT- ECB President Mario Draghi and Vice President Luis de Guindos to hold news conference after interest rate decision- 1330 GMT. OSLO- Norway Central Bank announces interest rate decision- 0900 GMT.

  • BERLIN, Dec 12- Two German property firms on Wednesday said they plan to invest 1 billion euros to develop tiny apartments with communal facilities across Europe in the next three to five years, with a big U.S. expansion by the co-living operator expected in 2019.. Medici Living also plans to match the European funding to expand its U.S. operations and is targeting...

  • WASHINGTON, Dec 12- JPMorgan Chase& Co has made a splash this year in Washington, D.C. opening branches for the first time in the nation's capital. Washington is a prime battle ground, and JPMorgan considers the region the third biggest in the country by population and gross domestic product. Washington offers banks the chance to build brands and make life-long...

  • WASHINGTON, Dec 11- U.S. producer prices unexpectedly rose in November as increases in the costs for services offset a sharp decline for energy products, but the overall momentum in wholesale inflation appears to be slowing. Federal Reserve will raise interest rates at its Dec. 18-19 policy meeting. "All systems are go for a fourth rate hike this year when Fed...

  • Dec 10- An Olympus Corp subsidiary pleaded guilty on Monday and agreed to pay $85 million to resolve charges that it failed to file reports with U.S. regulators regarding infections connected to its duodenoscopes while continuing to sell the medical devices used to view the gastrointestinal tract. Olympus Medical Systems Corp and Hisao Yabe, a former senior...

  • WASHINGTON, Dec 10- U.S. job openings rebounded in October, but hiring continued to lag, suggesting a recent slowdown in job growth was most likely because employers could not find qualified workers. The monthly Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey, or JOLTS, released by the Labor Department on Monday underscored tightening labor market conditions, which...

  • Dec 10- EQT Corp is facing calls for a shakeup at the helm from shareholders Toby Rice and Derek Rice, who had sold Rice Energy Inc to the oil and gas producer last year. The two brothers said that after several EQT investors reached out to them for help, they held talks with Chairman Jim Rohr and Chief Executive Officer Rob McNally, but there was a lack of' reciprocal...

  • Dec 10- Toby Rice and Derek Rice, who sold Rice Brothers Inc to oil and gas producer EQT Corp last year, on Monday blamed the management for the company's underperformance and pushed for a change in its operations. The Rice brothers, who now collectively hold about seven million shares in EQT, said in a letter to the board that the company's operational performance...

  • NEW YORK, Dec 7- Utilities are shutting down at least 18 of General Electric Co's newest gas turbines for repairs at power plants from Taiwan to France, according to more than a dozen interviews with plant operators and industry experts. The shutdowns, which follow a recent GE turbine blade failure in Texas, come as GE grapples with financial losses and a drop in...

  • NEW YORK, Dec 7- Utilities are shutting down at least 18 of General Electric Co's newest gas turbines for repairs at power plants from Taiwan to France, according to more than a dozen interviews with plant operators and industry experts. The shutdowns, which follow a recent GE turbine blade failure in Texas, come as GE grapples with financial losses and a drop in...

  • **TOKYO- Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda speaks in lower house of parliament for semi-annual hearings on monetary policy- 0000 GMT. FRANKFURT- ECB Executive Board Member Benoit Coeure delivers opening remarks at a meeting of the Euro Cyber Resilience Board for pan-European Financial Infrastructures in Frankfurt, Germany- 0830 GMT.