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  • President Donald Trump's top economic adviser said on Tuesday that the United States welcomed the resumption of talks with China on trade, while Vice President Mike Pence warned Beijing to change its behavior so as to avoid a new cold war with the United States. *Britain struck a draft divorce deal with the European Union after more than a year of talks, thrusting...

  • *Sterling erases most of its losses from last two sessions. *Dollar index falls from a 16- month high. SINGAPORE, Nov 14- The euro and sterling climbed higher on Wednesday as investor confidence rose on news Britain had struck a draft divorce deal with the European Union after more than a year of talks.

  • WASHINGTON, Nov 13- Republican U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham said on Tuesday he supported a bill that would protect Special Counsel Robert Mueller from any politically motivated firings and would urge Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to allow a vote on it. Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley said he also supported the bill but would not...

  • WASHINGTON, Nov 13- Two prominent U.S. senators expressed alarm on Tuesday about the military and political consequences if China gains control of a port terminal in Djibouti, and said they were concerned it could further boost Beijing's influence in East Africa. In a letter to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis, Republican...

  • WASHINGTON, Nov 13- The European Unions trade commissioner, Cecilia Malmstrom, said on Tuesday she assumes the United States will not slap auto tariffs on the EU while the two sides are negotiating on trade, even as the Trump administration considers options to shield the U.S. auto industry from imports. Malmstrom told an audience at the German Marshall Fund in...

  • Federal Reserve Today in Washington. 14- Nov Sweden Auction of government bonds 14- Nov Norway Auction Treasuries 14- Nov Germany Auction of 30- year Federal bonds 15- Nov United Kingdom Auction of 1 3/ 4% Treasury Gilt 2037 15- Nov Japan Auction of 5- year government bonds 16- Nov Japan 3- month discount bill auction 19- Nov Japan 1- year discount bill auction...

  • WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 14 JOHANNESBURG- World Bank officials to meet Zambia finance minister and government officials in the town of Livingston to discuss the economy of Africa's No. 2 copper producer, which is facing high levels of debt.. JAKARTA- Indonesia's Central Bank holds Board of Governors Meeting. ZAGREB- Croatia National Bank holds monetary policy...

  • REUTERS POLL-CHANCE LOW THAT ECB CHOOSES TO NOT HIKE DEPOSIT RATE IN 2019, SAY OVER 80 PERCENT OF ECONOMISTS POLLED.

  • REUTERS POLL-ECONOMISTS SEE EURO ZONE FOURTH QUARTER GROWTH REBOUNDING TO 0.4 PCT FROM 0.2 PCT IN THIRD.

  • REUTERS POLL-JUST OVER HALF OF ECONOMISTS SAY RISK LOW THAT ECB CHOOSES NOT TO RAISE REFINANCING RATE IN 2019.

  • REUTERS POLL-RISK OF EUROPEAN CENTRAL BANK EXTENDING BOND-BUYING PROGRAMME INTO 2019 IS LOW, SAY ALL 57 ECONOMISTS POLLED.

  • BENGALURU, Nov 14- Euro zone GDP growth will hit a faster albeit still modest rate this quarter, allowing the European Central Bank to end its stimulus programme next month as planned, despite economic and political concerns, a Reuters poll found. The Nov 8-13 poll of nearly 90 economists predicted economic growth of 0.4 percent this quarter, double the...

  • TOKYO, Nov 14- Japan's economy shrank at an annualized rate of 1.2 percent in July-September, government data showed on Wednesday, after natural disasters disrupted production and a slowdown in overseas demand undermined exports. The preliminary reading for third-quarter gross domestic product compared with the median estimate of a 1.0 percent...

  • NEW YORK, Nov 13- U.S. corporate bonds are by far the most dangerous part of the bond market and more than half of triple-B-rated debt would have a below-investment-grade rating based on leverage alone, Jeffrey Gundlach, chief executive officer of DoubleLine Capital, warned on an investor webcast on Tuesday. In recent weeks, corporate bond funds have been posting...

  • NEW YORK, Nov 13- MSCI Inc on Tuesday said it would add several onshore Chinese stocks to its closely watched and widely duplicated emerging-markets index. The financial data company said it would add S.F. Holding Co Ltd, 360 Security Technology Inc and China Shipbuilding Industry Corp, among other names, to the benchmark. Foreign investors previously focused...

  • NEW YORK, Nov 13- MSCI Inc on Tuesday said it would add several onshore Chinese stocks to its closely watched and widely duplicated emerging-markets index. The financial data company said it would add S.F. Holding Co Ltd, 360 Security Technology Inc and China Shipbuilding Industry Corp, among other names, to the benchmark. Foreign investors previously focused...

  • SAO PAULO, Nov 13- Brazil- based food company JBS SA on Tuesday posted a third-quarter net loss of 133.5 million reais, narrower than expected, on the back of a strong performance by its Seara processed foods and Brazil beef divisions. Seara booked net sales of 4.9 billion reais, a 9 percent rise from a year earlier, as a result of higher sales prices both domestically...

  • *'HQ2' split between Long Island City and Northern Virginia. SAN FRANCISCO/ WASHINGTON, Nov 13- Amazon.com Inc picked America's financial and political capitals for massive new offices on Tuesday, branching out from its home base in Seattle with plans to create more than 25,000 jobs in both New York City and an area just outside Washington, D.C..

  • NEW YORK, Nov 13- Cloud-security firm Netskope said on Tuesday it has raised $169 million in a deal that will help fund global expansion and pushed its valuation over $1 billion. Chief Executive Officer Sanjay Beri, who last year raised $100 million and said he would never again seek funding, said he would use the proceeds to expand sales, research and development...

  • WASHINGTON, Nov 13- The European Unions trade commissioner, Cecilia Malmstrom, said on Tuesday she is operating under the assumption the United States will not impose autos tariffs on the EU while the two sides are negotiating on trade. Malmstrom told an audience at the German Marshall Fund in Washington that any move by the United States to impose autos tariffs...