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  • IADB BOARD OF MEMBER COUNTRIES VOTED TO CANCEL CHENGDU MEETING, AGREED TO VOTE WITHIN 30 DAYS TO RESCHEDULE THE ANNUAL MEETING FOR ANOTHER DATE, LOCATION- SOURCES.

  • *U.S. 3- yr/10-yr curve inverts, German yields turn negative. NEW YORK, March 22- Stocks around the world fell and U.S. Earlier, German 10- year bond yields dived below zero for the first time since October 2016 after German data showed manufacturing contracted in March for a third straight month.

  • LONDON, March 22- Mike Lynch, once hailed as Britain's answer to Bill Gates, faces Hewlett-Packard in London's High Court on Monday in a multi-billion dollar showdown over the U.S. technology company's 2011 purchase of the Autonomy software business he founded. HP is seeking damages of around $5 billion from Lynch and his former colleague Sushovan Hussain,...

  • NEW YORK, March 22- Speculators raised their net long bets on the U.S. dollar to a new 2019 high in the latest week, according to calculations by Reuters and Commodity Futures Trading Commission data released on Friday. The value of the net long dollar position was $29.48 billion in the week ended March 19, up slightly from $29.34 billion in the previous week.

  • March 22- Pinterest Inc, the owner of the image search website known for the food and fashion photos that its users post, filed for an initial public offering with U.S. regulators on Friday, looking to tap into a red-hot market for new issues. The company, which plans to list under the symbol "PINS" on the New York Stock Exchange, set a placeholder amount of $100 million to...

  • PINTEREST FILES FORM S-1 WITH THE U.S. SEC.

  • OTTAWA/ CHICAGO, March 22- Canada is optimistic it can make progress this year in talks to persuade China to allow imports of Canadian canola seed to resume, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Friday, even as tensions between Ottawa and Beijing reach new highs. Canada and China are locked in a dispute over trade and telecoms technology that has mushroomed since...

  • President Donald Trump on Friday reversed North Korea sanctions imposed by the U.S. Treasury Department just a day earlier and the White House said he was doing so because he "likes" North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and did not consider them necessary. Treasury that additional large-scale Sanctions would be added to those already existing Sanctions on North...

  • March 22- U.S. prosecutors on Friday added three new criminal charges to their indictment against British entrepreneur Mike Lynch related to the $11.1 billion sale of his software company Autonomy to Hewlett-Packard in 2011.. Lynch faces a new charge of securities fraud, which carries a maximum prison term of 25 years, as well as additional charges of wire...

  • NEW YORK, March 22- U.S. markets received a clear warning of coming recession on Friday when the spread between yields on three-month Treasury bills and 10- year notes fell below zero for the first time since 2007 after U.S. manufacturing data missed estimates. Earlier, Germany reported that domestic manufacturing contracted further in March, driving the...

  • WASHINGTON, March 22- The United States imposed sanctions on Venezuela's development bank, Bandes, a day after the Trump administration warned there would be consequences for the arrest by Venezuelan authorities of opposition leader Juan Guaido's top aide. The White House said in a statement it was committed to preventing Maduro's government from stealing...

  • March 22- Apple Inc is expected to unveil a new video streaming service and a news subscription platform at an event on Monday at its California headquarters. While the Wall Street Journal plans to join Apple's new subscription news service, other major publishers, including the New York Times and the Washington Post, have declined, according to a New York Times...

  • March 22- Huawei Technologies Co Ltd:. *CANADIAN PRIME MINISTER JUSTIN TRUDEAU SAYS HE TAKES THE CHINESE DECISION TO HALT IMPORTS OF CANADIAN CANOLA VERY SERIOUSLY. *CANADIAN PRIME MINISTER SAYS OTTAWA WILL WORK WITH CHINA ON ISSUE OF CANOLA, SAYS HE IS OPTIMISTIC CANADA WILL MAKE HEADWAY THIS YEAR Further company coverage:.

  • NEW YORK, March 22- Oil fell about 2 percent on Friday, slipping further from 2019 highs as focus shifted to a lack of progress in U.S.- China trade talks and as grim manufacturing data from Germany and the U.S. reignited fears of a slowdown in the global economy and oil demand. Wall Street's main indexes tumbled between 1 and 2 percent on Friday after manufacturers...

  • CANADIAN PRIME MINISTER JUSTIN TRUDEAU SAYS HE TAKES THE CHINESE DECISION TO HALT IMPORTS OF CANADIAN CANOLA VERY SERIOUSLY.

  • WASHINGTON, March 22- The United States imposed sanctions on Venezuela's development bank Bandes, a day after the Trump administration warned there would be consequences for the arrest of opposition leader Juan Guaido's top aide. Treasury said it was slapping the sanctions on the Banco de Desarrollo Economico y Social de Venezuela, including its...

  • HOUSTON, March 22- An earthen barrier holding chemicals that leaked from a massive petrochemical fire outside Houston breached on Friday, prompting restrictions on travel around the site, part of the busiest U.S. oil export port. Intercontinental Terminals Co., a unit of Japan's Mitsui& Co, called for workers at the Deer Park, Texas, fuels storage facility and...

  • Midwest has knocked out roughly 13 percent of the countrys ethanol production capacity, as plants in Nebraska, Iowa and South Dakota have been forced to shut down or scale back production following the devastation. Crop damage exceeds $400 million in Nebraska alone, according to Nebraska officials. Ethanol delivered in the Gulf Coast is trading at 15 to 17...

  • HOUSTON, March 22- A three-day petrochemical fire that spread a cancer-causing chemical and thick smoke over Houston suburbs this week has spurred calls for tougher safety regulations that could affect a nearly dozen crude-export terminals proposed for the U.S. Gulf Coast. There are already some 90 million barrels of oil storage capacity in above-ground...

  • JERUSALEM, March 22- Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Friday he would sue two of his main political rivals for libel over remarks relating to a graft scandal involving a German submarine deal. In a video published on his Facebook page, Netanyahu said he had instructed his attorneys to take legal action against former armed forces chief Benny...