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  • **DALLAS- Federal Reserve Vice Chairman Richard Clarida to participate in "Fed Listens: A Conversation with Community Leaders in Southern Dallas," followed by a brief moderated discussion with Dallas Fed President Robert S. Kaplan- 1600 GMT. **DALLAS- Federal Reserve Vice Chairman Richard Clarida to participate in a moderated discussion with Dallas Fed President...

  • OSLO, Feb 22- Finland's nuclear regulator has identified a safety issue at Olkiluoto 3, a 1.6- gigawatt reactor built by France's Orano, and the problem needs to be fixed before the unit can receive a permit to operate, the regulator told Reuters. The safety assessment by STUK, Finland's radiation and nuclear safety authority, is a key report that will influence...

  • OSLO, Feb 22- Finland's nuclear regulator has identified a safety issue at Olkiluoto 3, a 1.6- gigawatt reactor built by France's Orano, and the problem needs to be fixed before the unit can receive a permit to operate, the regulator told Reuters. The reactor is due to start producing electricity in January next year after a decade-long delay.

  • *U.S.-led allegations prompt scrutiny of China's Huawei. MADRID, Feb 22- Leading telecoms companies gather in Barcelona this weekend for their main annual trade fair under the shadow of a bitter clash between the United States and China over network security for the next generation of mobile services. GSMA Marketing Director Andrew Parker said the...

  • LONDON, Feb 22- It was supposed to be the start of a dollar downturn. Instead, investors are scaling back those bets as a dovish shift by the Federal Reserve is emulated by central banks worldwide- keeping intact the greenback's interest rate premium over other currencies. Other central banks, from the European Central Bank to Australia, were primed to kick off rate...

  • LONDON, Feb 22- Europe's main benchmarks barely budged on Friday but company results including Sweden's Elekta, Switzerland's Sika and France's Sopra Steria drove big swings in stocks as investors awaited news from crucial U.S.- China trade talks. The STOXX 600 and Germany's DAX were up 0.1 and 0.2 percent by 0930 GMT, with the main action at the share level.

  • LONDON, Feb 22- Europe's main stock markets barely budged on Friday but results from companies including Sweden's Elekta, Switzerland's Sika, and France's Sopra Steria kept trading lively while investors waited with bated breath for news from crucial U.S.- China trade talks. The STOXX 600 and Germany's DAX were both flat by 0830 GMT, with the main action at the...

  • NEW YORK, United States- Federal Reserve Vice Chairman Richard Clarida speaks before the 2019 Monetary Policy Forum hosted by the Initiative on Global Markets, University of Chicago Booth School of Business- 1700 GMT. NEW YORK, United States- Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta President Raphael Bostic to give opening remarks before the First Annual Joint...

  • STOCKHOLM, Feb 21- Sweden's and Estonia's financial watchdogs have opened a joint investigation following a media report linking Swedbank to a Baltic money laundering scandal involving Danske Bank, they said on Thursday. A television report on Sweden's public broadcaster SVT on Wednesday alleged that money laundering could have occurred in relation to at...

  • STOCKHOLM, Feb 21- Swedish and Estonian finance watchdogs have opened a joint investigation into allegations that Swedbank played a role in the Baltic money laundering involving Danske Bank, the two supervisory bodies said on Thursday. A Wednesday Swedish TV report alleged that money laundering could have occurred in relation to at least 40 billion Swedish...

  • *Estonia investigating alleged link to Danske Bank case. STOCKHOLM, Feb 21- Sweden's financial watchdog said allegations in a media report linking Swedbank to a Baltic money laundering scandal involving Danske Bank were "very serious". Danske is being investigated in five countries over some 200 billion euros of suspicious payments from Russia, ex-Soviet...

  • STOCKHOLM, Feb 21- The Swedish financial authority FI said on Thursday the allegations made in a media report linking Swedbank to a regional money laundering scandal involving Danske Bank were "very serious" and would be included in its ongoing supervisory activities. "The disclosures are very serious and will be included in FI's ongoing and future...

  • STOCKHOLM, Feb 21- Swedbank's shares slid more than 7 percent on Thursday, adding to heavy losses from a day earlier when a report linked one of the biggest lenders in the Baltic countries to a regional money laundering scandal involving Danske Bank. Danske is being investigated in five countries over some 200 billion euros of suspicious payments from Russia,...

  • Feb 20- Microsoft Corp on Wednesday said it had discovered cyber attacks directed at democratic institutions, think tanks and non-profit organizations in Europe and would offer a cyber security service to several countries to close security gaps. The hacks occurred between September and December 2018, targeting employees of the German Council on Foreign...

  • *Estonia to investigate as part of Danske probe. STOCKHOLM, Feb 20- Estonia is investigating allegations linking Swedbank to suspicious transactions in the country involving Danske Bank, Estonia's state prosecutor said on Wednesday. Danske is being investigated in its home market of Denmark, Estonia, Britain, France and the United States over some 200 billion...

  • BERLIN, Feb 20- Germany is sticking to its weapons exports freeze to Saudi Arabia, the government said on Wednesday, resisting pressure to soften its stance after criticism from Britain and defence firms, including Airbus, who argue it is hurting commerce. Germany said in November it would reject future arms export licences to Riyadh over the killing of Saudi...

  • *Estonia to investigate as part of Danske probe. STOCKHOLM, Feb 20- Estonia is investigating allegations linking Swedbank to suspicious transactions in the country involving Danske Bank, Estonia's state prosecutor said on Wednesday. Danske is being investigated in its home market of Denmark, Estonia, Britain, France and the United States over some 200 billion...

  • Microsoft said it found out about the hacks through the company's Threat Intelligence Center and Digital Crimes Unit, and the hacks targeted 104 employee accounts in Belgium, France, Germany, Poland, Romania, and Serbia. Microsoft said it will offer its cyber security service AccountGuard to 12 new markets in Europe including Germany, France and Spain to help...

  • Swedish television (SVT) said on Wednesday it had uncovered documents linking Swedbank to a money laundering scandal involving Denmark's Danske Bank.

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