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  • SYDNEY, April 23- Asian stocks started in muted fashion on Monday as investors braced for a bevy of earnings from the world's largest corporations, while keeping a wary eye on U.S. bond yields as they approached peaks that had triggered ructions in the past. Markets were also anxiously awaiting surveys on global manufacturing for April to see if economic...

  • G7 MEETING DISCUSSED RANGE OF IRAN'S MALIGN ACTIVITIES AND HOW UNACCEPTABLE IRAN'S BALLISTIC MISSILE PROGRAM IS- U.S.

  • G7 FOREIGN MINISTERS DISCUSSED IRAN NUCLEAR DEAL, EFFORTS TO SEEK A SUPPLEMENTAL AGREEMENT- U.S.

  • G7 FOREIGN MINISTERS HAD A' GOOD DISCUSSION' ON NORTH KOREA- U.S.

  • TORONTO- THERE WAS UNITY AMONG G7 FOREIGN MINISTERS ON OPPOSING RUSSIA'S MALIGN BEHAVIOR- U.S.

  • THERE IS OPENNESS TO DIALOGUE WITH RUSSIA WHILE HOLDING MOSCOW ACCOUNTABLE FOR MALIGN ACTIVITIES AND EFFORTS TO DESTABILIZE NATIONS- U.S.

  • Federal Reserve Today in Washington. 23- Apr Belgium OLO Auction 24- Apr United States Sale of 2- year notes 24- Apr Japan Auction of 2- year government bonds 24- Apr Italy Zero-coupon/BTPi auction 24- Apr Germany Auction of 2- year Treasury notes 24- Apr United Kingdom Auction of 0 1/ 8% Index-linked Treasury Gilt 2048 25- Apr United States Sale of 2- year...

  • TUESDAY, APRIL 24 LONDON- Bank of England Executive Director for Banking, Payments and Financial Resilience Andrew Hauser will participate in a panel discussion at the SWIFT Business Forum 0820 GMT. LONDON- Valdis Dombrovskis, European Commission Vice President speaks in London on financial stability and the financial services industry ahead of Brexit.

  • TUESDAY, APRIL 24 LONDON- Bank of England Executive Director for Banking, Payments and Financial Resilience Andrew Hauser will participate in a panel discussion at the SWIFT Business Forum 0820 GMT. LONDON- Valdis Dombrovskis, European Commission Vice President speaks in London on financial stability and the financial services industry ahead of Brexit.

  • *Japan firms evenly split on need for bilateral FTA with U.S. TOKYO, April 23- The public approval ratings of Japan's prime minister may have plunged to record lows following a scandal over suspected cronyism, but a Reuters poll shows that the Japanese business community has a much more positive view of him. Out of 223 respondents, 73 percent wanted Shinzo Abe to win...

  • TOKYO, April 20- The Panama Canal may carry five times as much liquefied natural gas in 2020 as it did last year as production of the fuel expands in the United States and Asian import demand rises, the head of the canal's governing agency told Reuters. Demand for LNG has risen significantly in the last three years as the increase of supply, especially from onshore...

  • SINGAPORE, April 20- Asian oil demand will hit a record in April just as global crude values are lifted to levels not seen in three years by Middle East supply risks and top exporter Saudi Arabia withholding output and noisily pushing for prices at $80 to $100 per barrel. Most analysts have pointed to escalating Middle East conflicts, a crisis in Venezuela, and the...

  • TOKYO, April 23- Embroiled in political scandal, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's public approval ratings have plunged to record lows. Below are the questions and answers to a poll conducted Nikkei Research between April 4-17 for Reuters. Do you think Japan should conclude a free trade agreement with the United States in order to avoid import restrictions.

  • *Modi to meet Xi on Friday, Saturday in China's Wuhan. BEIJING, April 22- Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit China this week for an informal meeting with President Xi Jinping, as efforts at rapprochement gather pace following a testing year in ties between the two giant neighbours. "We will make sure that the informal summit will be a complete success and...

  • TORONTO, April 22- Foreign ministers from the Group of Seven leading industrialized nations are expected to maintain a tough line on Russia over its involvement in conflicts in Syria and Ukraine, while leaving the door open to cooperation, two sources briefed on the matter said on Sunday. German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas called on Moscow to help resolve the...

  • DUBAI, April 22- Iran's central bank has banned the country's banks from dealing in cryptocurrencies, including Bitcoin, over money-laundering concerns, the state news agency IRNA reported on Sunday as the country tries to halt a currency crisis. "Banks and credit institutions and currency exchanges should avoid any sale or purchase of these currencies or...

  • DUBAI, April 22- Iran's central bank has banned the country's banks from dealing in cryptocurrencies, including Bitcoin, over money-laundering concerns, the state news agency IRNA reported on Sunday as the country tries to halt a currency crisis. "Banks and credit institutions and currency exchanges should avoid any sale or purchase of these currencies or...

  • HANOVER, Germany, April 22- German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Sunday stressed the importance of free trade and welcomed an agreement between the European Union and Mexico on a new trade pact just days before she heads to Washington for talks with President Donald Trump. Speaking at the opening of the Hanover trade fair in Germany, Merkel and visiting Mexican...

  • *Amazon eyes next hundred million customers in India. BENGALURU, April 23- Amazon.com Inc expects groceries and household products to account for over half of its business in India in the next five years, as it moves to broaden offerings in the segment and foray into areas such as fresh produce. Amit Agarwal, the India head of Amazon, said in an interview on Friday...

  • TORONTO, April 22- Foreign ministers from the Group of Seven leading industrialized nations on Sunday discussed ways to pressure Russia on conflicts in Syria and Ukraine, which have badly tarnished Moscow's ties with the West. It is the first high-level meeting of the allies since the United States, France and Britain launched 105 missiles targeting chemical...