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  • WORLD BANK CEO KRISTALINA GEORGIEVA SAYS WORRY ABOUT DEBT ON EMERGING MARKETS- CNBC.

  • Sirius XM, controlled by media mogul John Malone's Liberty Media Corp, has built a name supplying more than 175 channels to car drivers, but has largely trailed Pandora, Spotify Technology SA and Apple in mobile and streaming content. Monday's deal gives the pair a market value of about $34 billion, topping Spotify's $31.2 billion and follows through on Sirius'...

  • *Canadian dollar at 1.2915 to the greenback, or 77.43 U.S. cents. TORONTO, Sept 24- The Canadian dollar was little changed against its U.S. counterpart on Monday, holding onto recent gains, as oil prices rose and the greenback fell broadly, while domestic data showed a stronger-than-expected increase in wholesale trade. The price of oil, one of Canada's major exports,...

  • WORLD BANK CEO KRISTALINA GEORGIEVA SAYS WORRIED BY IMPACT OF INCREASE IN INTEREST RATE- CNBC.

  • WORLD BANK CEO KRISTALINA GEORGIEVA SAYS TRADE HAS NOT BEEN GOOD FOR EVERYONE- CNBC.

  • WORLD BANK CEO KRISTALINA GEORGIEVA SAYS "GOOD YEAR" DRIVEN PARTLY BY TAX CUTS IN THE U.S.- CNBC.

  • WORLD BANK CEO GEORGIEVA, ON GLOBAL TRADE, SAYS SO FAR EROSION OF CONFIDENCE HAS BEEN LESS THAN FEARED; SHOULD NOT EXPECT IT TO REMAIN SO FOREVER-CNBC.

  • *US-China tariffs take effect, hit trade-sensitive stocks. Sept 24- U.S. stock indexes fell on Monday, with industrial and technology shares bearing the brunt of the latest round of U.S.- China tariffs as neither country showed signs of backing down from a protracted trade war. Nine of the 11 major S&P sectors, including the rebranded and bigger "communications...

  • WORLD BANK CEO KRISTALINA GEORGIEVA SAYS SO FAR WORLD HAS HAD A "GOOD YEAR"- CNBC.

  • YORKTOWN HEIGHTS, N.Y.— A race by U.S. tech companies to build a new generation of powerful "quantum computers" could get a $1.3 billion boost from Congress, fueled in part by lawmakers' fear of growing competition from China. As the bill moves to the Senate, where it also has bipartisan support, the White House is showing enthusiasm for the effort with a planned quantum...

  • Sept 24- Canada's main stock index rose on Monday as energy shares were boosted by a surge in crude prices after Saudi Arabia and Russia ruled out any immediate increase to oil production. *At 9:50 a.m. ET, the Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index was up 29.72 points, or 0.18 percent, at 16,253.85. *On the NAFTA front, Canadian Prime Minister Justin...

  • *Hungary may issue euro bond, local bond yields drop. BUDAPEST, Sept 24- Hungarian long-term government bond yields dropped on Monday as the state prepared for a rare euro-denominated bond issue which could allow it to sell less paper in the domestic market. Hungary rarely issues bonds in foreign currencies.

  • LONDON, Sept 24- Sky shares jumped 9 percent on Monday to within touching distance of what Comcast will pay to buy Europe's biggest pay-TV group after seeing off competition from Twenty-First Century Fox. The U.S. cable-TV giant offered $40 billion in a rare weekend auction that brought to an end its battle against Rupert Murdoch's Fox and Walt Disney Co, which...

  • NEW YORK— Weight Watchers is trimming its name to just two letters: WW. WW has seen a rise in subscribers, helped by a 2015 investment by Oprah Winfrey. The New York- based company says users will see changes to its app starting next week.

  • LONDON, Sept 24- Gold edged higher on Monday after the dollar dropped following remarks by the head of the European Central Bank, although activity was muted ahead of a U.S. central bank meeting this week. Liquidity was thin during Asian trading hours on Monday as markets in Japan and China were closed for a holiday. The risk to the dollar is some additional weakness,...

  • BERLIN— Germany wants to sell Canada a second-hand drone that's cost over 700 million euros— without many of the core components it needs to fly. A government reply to opposition Left Party lawmakers states officials have decided to "begin concrete negotiations with Canada for the sale of the Euro Hawk aircraft, two ground stations and possibly certain spare...

  • LONDON, Sept 24- Eleven years ago, on Monday Sept. 24, 2007, the price of Brent crude closed just below $79 per barrel, not far from where it is today. Three days later, Brent closed above $80 for the first time in history. The U.S. economic cycle peaked in December 2007, though that was not evident until about a year afterwards, and oil prices continued rising for another...

  • NEW YORK— The latest on developments in financial markets:. Stocks are opening broadly lower on Wall Street after China reportedly rebuffed a plan for talks with the U.S. on resolving their trade dispute. Crude oil prices rose early Monday after OPEC decided against increasing its output further.

  • Sept 24- Sears Holdings Corp's Chief Executive Officer Edward Lampert's hedge fund has urged the retailer to sell more real estate, as part of a plan to cut about $1.5 billion of its debt, according to a regulatory filing https://www.sec.gov/Archives/edgar/data/923727/000119312518280675/d590629dsc13da. h t m. Lampert and his fund ESL Investments Inc are...

  • *At 9:30 a.m. ET, the Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index was up 24.78 points, or 0.15 percent, at 16,248.91.