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  • BEIJING, Aug 18- China on Friday launched an anti-dumping investigation into imports of Brazilian broiler chicken and products after a complaint from the domestic industry that the South American country has been selling its chicken below market value. Brazil accounted for more than 50 pct of broiler product supplies to China between 2013 and 2016, the...

  • *Lenovo loss $72 mln vs analyst f'cast of $5.29 mln profit. HONG KONG, Aug 18- Chinese personal computer maker Lenovo Group Ltd posted a first-quarter loss on Friday citing higher costs and slower growth in the personal computer market, and said the outlook was challenging due to supply constraints. It was the company's first quarterly loss since September 2015...

  • SINGAPORE, Aug 18- The dollar edged lower versus the yen on Friday, hampered by renewed investor concerns over the Trump administration's ability to push forward its economic policy agenda. News of a deadly attack in Barcelona and speculation on Thursday over the possible departure of White House Economic Adviser Gary Cohn rattled markets, sparking a selloff...

  • *China's imports from North Korea: http://tmsnrt.rs/2fNLAVt. LONDON, Aug 17- Lead has been an unlikely and unforeseen beneficiary of the North Korea missile crisis. China, which signed up to the U.S.-drafted resolution, will lose an increasingly significant flow of raw materials to its lead smelters.

  • SINGAPORE, Aug 18- Oil prices fell early on Friday as part of a broad-based selloff across markets and despite signs that crude markets are gradually tightening. Brent crude futures, the international benchmark for oil prices, were at $50.93 per barrel at 0031 GMT, down 10 cents, or 0.2 percent, from their last close. Going forward, much will depend on output levels...

  • *Asia ex- Japan, Nikkei drop as risk aversion reigns. SINGAPORE, Aug 18- Asian stock investors joined a global retreat from riskier assets on Friday and the dollar wavered on growing doubts about U.S. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan dropped 0.5 percent in early trade, but still looked set to gain 1.4 percent for the week after tensions...

  • Aug 17- A new lawsuit accuses Nestle SA of blatantly violating the rights of Atari by using without permission the classic 1970 s video game "Breakout" in a new marketing campaign for its Kit Kat chocolate-covered wafers. In a complaint filed on Thursday in federal court in San Francisco, Atari said Nestle knowingly exploited the "Breakout" name, look and feel...

  • SINGAPORE, Aug 18- Oil prices fell early on Friday as part of a broad-based selloff across markets and despite signs that crude markets are gradually tightening. Brent crude futures, the international benchmark for oil prices, were at $50.93 per barrel at 0031 GMT, down 10 cents, or 0.2 percent, from their last close. Going forward, much will depend on output levels...

  • Mexico's top court ruled unanimously on Wednesday that America Movil, Slim's telecommunications juggernaut, should not be barred by law from charging its competitors interconnection fees. The decision weakened a key pillar of a 2014 sector reform designed to curb the dominance of America Movil, which was created from a state monopoly and still holds about...

  • HONG KONG, Aug 18- Chinese personal computer maker Lenovo Group Ltd posted a first-quarter loss on Friday citing higher costs and slower growth in the personal computer market, and said the outlook was challenging due in part to supply constraints. The $72 million loss the company reported for the three months ended June was its first quarterly loss since...

  • Aug 17- Wisconsin's Republican-controlled State Assembly voted 59-30 on Thursday to approve a bill that paves the way for a $3 billion incentives package for a proposed liquid-crystal display plant by Taiwan's Foxconn. The plan still needs to be approved by the joint finance committee, which has members from both the Assembly and the state Senate, as well as...

  • Aug 18- For other diaries, please see:. 21- Aug Norway Auction of Treasury bills 21- Aug Netherlands DTC auction 22- Aug Japan Auction of 20- year government bonds 22- Aug Spain Auction of 3- and 9- month Treasury bills 23- Aug United States Sale of 2- year floating rate notes 23- Aug United Kingdom Auction of 0 3/ 4% Treasury Gilt 2023 23- Aug Germany Auction of 10-...

  • Aug 18- For other diaries, please see:. 21- Aug Norway Auction of Treasury bills 21- Aug Netherlands DTC auction 22- Aug Japan Auction of 20- year government bonds 22- Aug Spain Auction of 3- and 9- month Treasury bills 23- Aug United States Sale of 2- year floating rate notes 23- Aug United Kingdom Auction of 0 3/ 4% Treasury Gilt 2023 23- Aug Germany Auction of 10-...

  • TUESDAY, AUGUST 29 CHICAGO- Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago President Charles Evans gives opening remarks at the Large-Bank Directors Conference hosted by the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago 1500 GMT. WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 30 CHICAGO- Federal Reserve Board Governor Jerome Powell speaks on "Key Areas of Focus of Supervisory Reform" at the Large-Bank Directors...

  • TUESDAY, AUGUST 29 CHICAGO- Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago President Charles Evans gives opening remarks at the Large-Bank Directors Conference hosted by the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago 1500 GMT. WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 30 CHICAGO- Federal Reserve Board Governor Jerome Powell speaks on "Key Areas of Focus of Supervisory Reform" at the Large-Bank Directors...

  • Last week, Trump said the United States had "many options for Venezuela including a possible military option if necessary." Pence said on Thursday that Venezuela was becoming a dictatorship and that the United States would not stand by while it was destroyed. He said he was sure the United States, with its allies in Latin America, would find a peaceful solution to...

  • NEW YORK, Aug 17- Lawyers for car owners suing General Motors Co over faulty ignition switches and other defects on Thursday accused the carmaker of meddling in settlement talks and having issued threats that led to the canceling of an agreement. Under a deal with a trust that holds many GM liabilities from before its 2009 bankruptcy, the automaker would have...

  • SANTIAGO, Chile _ LATAM Airlines Group SA on Thursday reported a loss of $138 million in its second quarter. The average estimate of three analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for a loss of 6 cents per share. This story was generated by Automated Insights using data from Zacks Investment Research.

  • Aug 17- The Republican-controlled Wisconsin State Assembly voted 59-30 on Thursday to approve a bill that paves the way for a $3 billion incentives package for a proposed liquid-crystal display plant by Taiwan's Foxconn. The plan still needs to be approved by the joint finance committee, which has both Assembly and Wisconsin State Senate members, as well as...

  • WISCONSIN BILL ALLOWING $3 BLN IN INCENTIVES FOR FOXCONN PLANT CLEARS FIRST LEGISLATIVE CHAMBER.