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  • Top Economic Events Polling Unit Diary Today in Washington Political and General News. 21- Sept France BTAN/Index-linked Securities auction 21- Sept Spain Bond auction 26- Sept United States Sale of 2- year notes 26- Sept Germany Auction of 2- year Treasury notes 26- Sept Italy Zero-coupon/BTPi auction 26- Sept Japan Auction of 40- year government bonds...

  • FRANKFURT- ECB President Mario Draghi gives welcome remarks at the 2nd ESRB annual conference in Frankfurt- 1315 GMT. STOCKHOLM- Swedish Central Bank minutes from monetary policy will be published- 0730 GMT. OSLO- Norway Central Bank holds a press conference after the announcing its interest rate decision and issuing its monetary policy report 0830 GMT.

  • Top Economic Events Polling Unit Diary Today in Washington Political and General News. 21- Sept France BTAN/Index-linked Securities auction 21- Sept Spain Bond auction 26- Sept United States Sale of 2- year notes 26- Sept Germany Auction of 2- year Treasury notes 26- Sept Italy Zero-coupon/BTPi auction 26- Sept Japan Auction of 40- year government bonds...

  • FRANKFURT- ECB President Mario Draghi gives welcome remarks at the 2nd ESRB annual conference in Frankfurt- 1315 GMT. STOCKHOLM- Swedish Central Bank minutes from monetary policy will be published- 0730 GMT. OSLO- Norway Central Bank holds a press conference after the announcing its interest rate decision and issuing its monetary policy report 0830 GMT.

  • *Trump endorses bill, but it is unclear it can pass Senate. President Donald Trump, who has expressed frustration at the Senate's failure thus far to pass legislation dismantling Obama's signature legislative achievement, said "47 or 48" Republicans back the bill, which needs 50 votes for passage in the 100- seat Senate, which his party controls 52-48..

  • The new arbitration requests, filed in the International Court of Arbitration that oversees the companies' agreement, seeks to stop Toshiba from investing in the so-called Fab 6 facility in Yokkaichi, Japan, unless Western Digital's subsidiary Sandisk was also allowed to invest. The court, a branch of the International Chamber of Commerce, is an institution...

  • BARRIE, Ontario _ Student Transportation Inc. on Wednesday reported fiscal fourth-quarter earnings of $4.3 million. The average estimate of four analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 6 cents per share. Student Transportation shares have climbed almost 6 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • UNITED NATIONS, Sept 20- Leaders of France, Italy and the United Kingdom urged social media companies on Wednesday to more swiftly remove "terrorist content" from the internet, with the aim of stopping it from being uploaded in the first place. "The tech companies have made significant progress on this issue, but we need to go further and faster to reduce the time it...

  • The Watch Series 3 starts at $399 and was launched alongside new iPhone models. The company is "investigating a fix for a future software release," Apple spokeswoman Amy Bessette told Reuters. But other prominent publications, including the Wall Street Journal and The Verge, recommended against purchasing the new model because the LTE cellular data...

  • *Trump says has made up his mind on Iran deal, but won't say how. *Iran says it will not be first to violate agreement. UNITED NATIONS, Sept 20- Iran said on Wednesday it did not expect the United States to abandon the Iranian nuclear deal as U.S. officials sent mixed signals on what they plan to do about the international accord.

  • LIMA, Sept 20- Villagers in the Peruvian Amazon have shut down at least 50 oil wells operated by Frontera Energy Corp to protest talks over a new contract even as past pollution lingers, the leader of an indigenous federation said on Wednesday. Some 600 members of native Achuar communities in the Corrientes River basin seized the wells on Monday along with an...

  • *Fed balance sheet to shrink up to $10 billion per month at first. WASHINGTON, Sept 20- The U.S. The Fed, as expected, also said it would begin in October to reduce its approximately $4.2 trillion in holdings of U.S.

  • LONDON, Sept 21- Britain is in danger of losing its place in the financial world much in the same way Florence did after its Renaissance heyday, an industry group warned on Thursday. It cautioned that companies are already moving jobs overseas because of Britain's decision to leave the European Union, and further faltering in Brexit talks will lead to...

  • SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico, Sept 20- Hurricane Maria, the strongest storm to strike Puerto Rico in nearly 90 years, carved a path of destruction through the U.S. territory on Wednesday, causing widespread flooding and knocking power out across the island after killing at least nine people elsewhere in the Caribbean. "The danger continues- there are flood warnings for the...

  • NEW YORK, Sept 20- The Federal Reserve, the world's largest holder of U.S. debt, announced on Wednesday it was edging back from the market and investors barely budged. "The Fed's balance sheet will finally be turning a corner," said Brian Jacobsen, senior investment strategist at Wells Fargo Asset Management in Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin. In New York, JPMorgan chief...

  • HOUSTON, Sept 20- Air monitoring company Bureau Veritas SA has been added to a negligence suit, lawyers for Texas police and emergency workers said on Wednesday, after the first responders alleged they inhaled dangerous fumes during a fire at a chemical plant. The suit, filed in Harris County District Court, seeks at least $75,000 for injuries caused by the...

  • NEW YORK, Sept 20- The U.S. Federal Reserve will resume rate hikes in December and raise borrowing costs three more times in 2018, a Reuters poll found on Wednesday. The U.S. central bank will also reduce the size of its asset stock pile by about $1.4 trillion over the next several years as it seeks to restore a normal environment for monetary policy, according to the...

  • ST. LOUIS, Sept 20- St. Louis officials decided on Wednesday to supply police officers with body cameras for a year as the city prepares for a sixth night of protests after a white former police officer was acquitted of killing a black man. The panel, made up of President of the Board of Aldermen Lewis Reed, Mayor Lyda Krewson and City Comptroller Darlene Green, also...

  • Albertsons' expansion into meal kits, which deliver fresh ingredients and recipes to subscribers, comes less than a month after Amazon.com Inc's entry into the grocery market with its acquisition of Whole Foods Market. Albertsons said Plated meal kits would be offered at its store locations, online, and through a variety of distribution options.

  • Sept 20- Package delivery company FedEx Corp said on Wednesday its expects to incur roughly $350 million in integration costs related to its acquisition of Netherlands- based TNT Express during 2018, some $75 million higher than previous estimates. FedEx joins a string of companies that reported big drops in earnings because of the NotPetya virus, which hit...