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  • BERKELEY, California- Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco President John C. Williams participates in a panel discussion on interest rates at the 2017 Clausen Center Conference on Global Economic Issues- 2100 GMT. FRANKFURT- European Central Bank executive board member Sabine Lautenschlager speaks at IIF European CRO Forum in Frankfurt- 1215 GMT.

  • A man is reflected in a sign outside of the JPMorgan Chase headquarters in New York City.

    It was unclear what action, if any, the Swiss regulator had taken against JPMorgan.

  • Human Rights Watch, one of its members, called for an agreement to regulate them by the end of 2019— admittedly a longshot. The meeting falls under the U.N.' s Convention on Certain Conventional Weapons— also known as the Inhumane Weapons Convention— a 37- year old agreement that has set limits on the use of arms and explosives like mines, blinding laser weapons and...

  • ESSEN, Germany— On a dreary November morning, a small party of visitors from around the world boards a boat for an hour-long ride around what was once one of the most polluted waters in the Ruhr valley. Lake Baldeney has become a symbol for the efforts Germany is making to revive its western industrial heartland, and the gleaming white vessel is meant to showcase...

  • FRANKFURT- ECB President Mario Draghi, Bundesbank President Jens Weidmann and Deutsche Bank CEO John Cryan speak at the Frankfurt European Banking Congress "Europe into a New Era How to Seize the Opportunities" in Frankfurt, Germany- 0830 GMT. FRANKFURT- European Central Bank executive board member Sabine Lautenschlager speaks at IIF European CRO Forum in...

  • FRANKFURT- ECB President Mario Draghi, Bundesbank President Jens Weidmann and Deutsche Bank CEO John Cryan speak at the Frankfurt European Banking Congress "Europe into a New Era How to Seize the Opportunities" in Frankfurt, Germany- 0830 GMT. FRANKFURT- European Central Bank executive board member Sabine Lautenschlager speaks at IIF European CRO Forum in...

  • GENEVA, Nov 16- British Trade Minister Liam Fox extolled the virtues of the World Trade Organization on Thursday, calling its rules "the gold standard" for trade deals, a stance at odds with recent statements by Britain's ally, U.S. Fox, hosting a reception of business people and ambassadors in Geneva, said that as Britain leaves the European Union, it would use its...

  • The gem, called ‘The Raj Pink,’ is the world’s largest known Fancy Intense Pink diamond is expected to fetch up to $30 million at auction.

    A large pink diamond, rare for its color and clarity, was among several major jewels that failed to sell on Wednesday at Sotheby's auction in Geneva.

  • ZURICH, Nov 16- EFG International attracted net inflows from July to the end of the October for the first time since the Swiss private bank bought BSI bank in early 2016.. EFG said on Thursday it saw net inflows of 500 million Swiss francs in the period, raising assets under management to 147.5 billion francs. EFG agreed to buy rival Swiss bank BSI Ltd from Brazil's...

  • *Rare pink diamond stranded on auction block in Geneva. GENEVA, Nov 15- A large pink diamond, rare for its color and clarity, was among several major jewels that failed to sell on Wednesday at Sotheby's auction in Geneva. The pre-sale estimate for the diamond, found in South Africa in 2015, was $20 million to $30 million.

  • NEW YORK- Bank of Canada Senior Deputy Governor Carolyn Wilkins will give a speech at Money Marketeers of New York University Inc- 0000 GMT. LJUBLJANA- ECB Governing Council member Bostjan Jazbec speaks at an investment conference- 0800 GMT. LIVERPOOL- Bank of England Governor Mark Carney, Bank of England Deputy Governor for Monetary Policy Ben Broadbent, Bank of...

  • NEW YORK- Bank of Canada Senior Deputy Governor Carolyn Wilkins will give a speech at Money Marketeers of New York University Inc- 0000 GMT. LJUBLJANA- ECB Governing Council member Bostjan Jazbec speaks at an investment conference- 0800 GMT. LIVERPOOL- Bank of England Governor Mark Carney, Bank of England Deputy Governor for Monetary Policy Ben Broadbent, Bank of...

  • ZURICH/ LONDON, Nov 15- Backers of the embattled Tezos tech project should not expect to receive refunds, according to the Swiss cryptocurrency broker that helped it raise $232 million in July. A Reuters investigation last month detailed a battle over control of the Tezos project between its founders Arthur and Kathleen Breitman and Johann Gevers, the...

  • ZURICH/ LONDON, Nov 15- Backers of the embattled Tezos tech project should not expect to receive refunds, according to the Swiss cryptocurrency broker that helped it raise $232 million in July. A Reuters investigation last month detailed a battle over control of the Tezos project between its founders Arthur and Kathleen Breitman and Johann Gevers, the...

  • In order for financial technology to grow, some countries are giving firms freedom to experiment, lifting the burdens of regulation.

  • FRANKFURT- Bank of England Chief Economist and Executive Director of Monetary Analysis and Statistics Andy Haldane is a panelist at the ECB conference on Central Bank Communications 1200 GMT. FRANKFURT- ECB chief economist Peter Praet and Denmarks Nationalbank governor Lars Rohde speak at conference "At the heart of policy: challenges and opportunities of...

  • LONDON, Nov 15- Insurers have pulled $20 billion out of coal investments, but most are European and none of the top nine U.S. insurers has taken "meaningful action", campaign group Unfriend Coal said on Wednesday. These include Lloyd's of London, which told Unfriend Coal it would start to exclude coal from its investment strategy in April 2018. However, four European...

  • FRANKFURT- Bank of England Chief Economist and Executive Director of Monetary Analysis and Statistics Andy Haldane is a panelist at the ECB conference on Central Bank Communications 1200 GMT. FRANKFURT- ECB chief economist Peter Praet and Denmarks Nationalbank governor Lars Rohde speak at conference "At the heart of policy: challenges and opportunities of...

  • Switzerland will not impose regulations on small fintech firms, says Jorg Gasser, Switzerland's state secretary for international financial matters.

  • TOKYO, Nov 14- Japanese government bonds mostly edged down on Tuesday, taking their cue from U.S. The Ministry of Finance offered 2.2 trillion yen of five-year JGBs with a 0.10 percent coupon, and 53.5278 percent of the bids were accepted at the lowest price of 101.00. The BOJ will continue to persist with "powerful monetary easing" to nurture positive inflation...