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  • NEW YORK, March 15- U.S. stocks rose on Friday, led by technology companies, as sentiment was lifted by an upbeat note in trade talks between the United States and China. China's state-run Xinhua news agency said Washington and Beijing were making further substantive progress on trade talks. "I think investors are expecting we're going to get a deal with China," said...

  • March 15- Wall Street's main indexes hit session highs on Friday, in broad based gains led by technology stocks, as sentiment was lifted by an upbeat note in trade talks between the United States and China. China's state-run news agency said Washington and Beijing were making further substantive progress on trade talks. Chipmakers, which get a large portion of...

  • March 15- U.S. stocks gained ground on Friday, boosted by shares of technology companies, as sentiment was lifted by an upbeat note on trade talks between the United States and China. China's state-run news agency said Washington and Beijing were making further substantive progress on trade talks. Chipmakers, which get a large portion of their revenue from China,...

  • *Trump, Mnuchin say U.S.- China trade talks progressing quickly. NEW YORK, March 14- The S&P 500 slipped on Thursday, snapping a three-day streak of gains, as uncertainty over when a trade deal between the United States and China would be reached left investors on edge. "The good news is mildly negative news on China trade doesn't tip the apple cart over anymore," said...

  • *Trump, Mnuchin say U.S.- China trade talks progressing quickly. NEW YORK, March 14- The S&P 500 slipped on Thursday, snapping a three-day streak of gains, as uncertainty over when a trade deal between the United States and China would be reached left investors on edge. "The good news is mildly negative news on China trade doesn't tip the apple cart over anymore," said...

  • March 14- U.S. stocks were little changed in late afternoon trading on Thursday amid uncertainty over when a trade deal between the United States and China would be reached. President Donald Trump said the United States was doing very well in trade talks with China, but could not say whether a final deal would be reached. "The good news is mildly negative news on...

  • THURSDAY, MARCH 14 VIENNA- European Central Bank policymaker Ewald Nowotny speaks at a closed-door session of an Austrian parliamentary finance committee.- 0800 GMT DUBLIN- Irish Central Bank Governor Philip Lane addresses students in Dublin.- 1600 GMT. TOKYO- Remarks by Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda at the B20 Tokyo Summit 0855 GMT.

  • Bank of America, in early 2018, had decided to open more than 500 new branches across the United States by 2021.. Chase said it will also hire up to 700 employees in the markets, which include Charlotte, North Carolina; Minneapolis, Minnesota; and Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, from this summer. The company will also open some of these branches in the cities of...

  • BRUSSELS- Participation by ECB vice president Luis de Guindos in ECOFIN meeting in Brussels, Belgium. at FSI 20th anniversary conference "A cross-sectoral reflection on the past, and looking ahead to the future", organised by the Financial Stability Institute at Bank for International Settlements in Basel, Switzerland 0845 GMT. BASEL, Switzerland-...

  • **BRUSSELS- Participation by ECB board member Benoit Cure in Eurogroup meeting in Brussels, Belgium. **WASHINGTON- Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell makes videotaped welcoming remarks at the National Community Reinvestment Coalition's Just Economy Conference- 2300 GMT. LONDON- Bank of England Monetary Policy Committee member Jonathan Haskel to...

  • **BRUSSELS- Participation by ECB board member Benoit Cure in Eurogroup meeting in Brussels, Belgium. **WASHINGTON- Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell makes videotaped welcoming remarks at the National Community Reinvestment Coalition's Just Economy Conference- 2300 GMT. LONDON- Bank of England Monetary Policy Committee member Jonathan Haskel to...

  • STOCKHOLM The Committee on Finance is holding an open hearing on current monetary policy; Governor Stefan Ingves and Deputy Governor Cecilia Skingsley, will be answering questions from committee members- 0800 GMT. FRANKFURT Andrea Enria of the European Banking Authority speaks at 4th SSM& EBF Boardroom dialogue 0820 GMT. PRINCETON, N.J.- Federal Reserve...

  • WASHINGTON, March 6- Slowing global growth and the 35- day partial federal government shutdown weighed on the U.S. economy in the first weeks of 2019, but it continued growing amid still-tight labor markets, the Federal Reserve reported on Wednesday. The pace of growth was "slight-to-moderate" in 10 of the Fed's 12 districts, with those in Philadelphia and St....

  • LONDON Michael Saunders, Bank of England member of the monetary policy committee, speaks at Imperial College Business School, London 1730 GMT. NEW YORK CITY, United States- Federal Reserve Bank of New York President John Williams speaking at the Economic Club of New York- 1700 GMT. STOCKHOLM- Riksbank executive board meeting- 0800 GMT.

  • **ST. PAUL, United States- Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis President Neel Kashkari gives testimony on "State Economic Conditions and an Overview of the Minneapolis Fed" before the Minnesota Senate Finance Committee, in St. Paul, Minn- 1430 GMT. LONDON- The Bank of England's Financial Policy Committee statement from its meeting- Feb. 26 2019 0930 GMT.

  • SATURDAY, MARCH 2 DELPHI, Greece- Greek Central Bank Governor Yannis Stournaras speaks at conference in Delphi, Greece. **RICHMOND, United States- Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond President Thomas Barkin speaks on "Moving the Needle in Rural Communities" before the Virginia Governor's Conference on Agricultural Trade, in Richmond, Virginia.- 1630 GMT.

  • March 1- Amazon.com Inc plans to open dozens of grocery stores across the United States as it looks to expand in the food business, the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday, citing people familiar with the matter. Amazon, which bought the upscale Whole Foods chain for $13.7 billion in 2017, is now in talks to open grocery stores in shopping centers in San...

  • March 1- Amazon.com Inc plans to open dozens of grocery stores across the United States as it looks to expand in the food business, the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday, citing people familiar with the matter. The company, which bought the upscale Whole Foods chain for $13.7 billion in 2017, is now in talks to open grocery stores in shopping centers in San...

  • **DELPHI, Greece- Portuguese Central Bank Governor Carlos Costa speaks at a conference in Delphi, Greece, with the theme " Portugal: Crisis, Adjustment and the Path to Sustainable Growth"- 0900 GMT. **LONDON Rohan Churm, head of foreign exchange division, Bank of England, speaks at London Stock Exchange Group UK Debt Capital Markets Forum 2019, London 0915 GMT.

  • TAKAMATSU, Japan- Bank of Japan board member Goushi Kataoka will speak to business leaders in Takamatsu, western Japan, and hold a news conference- 0130 GMT. WASHINGTON, D.C.- Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell testifies on U.S. monetary policy and the economy before the House Financial Services Committee- 1500 GMT. MITO, Japan- Bank of Japan board member Hitoshi...