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  • Federal Reserve Today in Washington. 26- Jun Japan Auction of 20- year government bonds 26- Jun United Kingdom 1 3/ 4% Treasury Gilt 2037 26- Jun United States Sale of 2- year notes 27- Jun Italy Zero-coupon/BTPi auction 27- Jun Norway Auction Treasuries 27- Jun United States Sale of 2- year floating rate notes 27- Jun United States Sale of 5- year notes 28- Jun...

  • SYDNEY- Speech by Tony Richards, RBA head of payments policy, at the Australian Business Economists event on cryptocurrencies. BUENOS AIRES- Central Bank of Argentina releases monetary policy statement. BEIRUT- Lebanese central bank governor Riad Salameh and other government officials and business leaders from the country and the region participate in the...

  • **DUBLIN- International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde visits Dublin. **WELLINGTON- Reserve Bank of New Zealand Deputy Governor Geoff Bascand delivers speech titled "In search of gold: exploring central bank digital currency" 2300 GMT. CARDIFF- Bank of England Chief Economist Andy Haldane visits Wales as part of a "town hall" tour to meet the...

  • SAN FRANCISCO— Netflix CEO Reed Hastings says he fired the company's top spokesman over use of the N-word. The spokesman, Jonathan Friedland, confirmed in tweets that he was leaving the company, saying he was insensitive in speaking with his team about words that offend in comedy. In a memo to employees, published by Variety and The Hollywood Reporter, Hastings...

  • June 22- Shares in private prison operators CoreCivic Inc and Geo Group rose on Friday as investors bet on increasing demand for their services after U.S. authorities asked about available capacity for the detention of immigrant families. The U.S. Department of Homeland Security's office of Immigration and Customs Enforcement issued a request for...

  • June 22- ZTE Corp is expected to deposit $400 million in an escrow account in a U.S. bank in the "next couple of days," the last step the Chinese company must take before a ban on U.S. suppliers can be lifted, a U.S. Department of Commerce official told Reuters on Friday. ZTE, which makes smart phones and networking gear, agreed to pay a $1 billion penalty and put $400 million...

  • MEXICO CITY, June 22- Mexico's peso surged on Friday, gaining the most in six weeks as it tracked a rally in oil prices, while stocks in Brazil edged back from a steep selloff. Also supporting the currency, Mexico's central bank hiked its benchmark interest rate 25 basis points to a more than nine-year high of 7.75 percent on Thursday and the interest rate swaps...

  • June 22- Netflix Inc Chief Communications Officer Jonathan Friedland is leaving the video streaming company, a company spokesperson said on Friday without giving more details. Friedland tweeted that he had spoken in an "insensitive" manner. Ford Motor Co former U.S. chief Raj Nair departed abruptly in February after a probe on his behavior, while Intel Corp...

  • Three current shows— "Roseanne,"'' Transparent "and" House of Cards "— have been crippled by scandal, but each plans to continue without their disgraced stars. The reboot of "Roseanne" had an excellent first season in the ratings— it also earned an estimated $45 million in advertising revenue for ABC— when its future was thrown into doubt by a racist tweet by star Roseanne...

  • Energy Secretary Rick Perry will meet Russia's energy minister next week in Washington, a person familiar with the situation said on Friday, as the two countries compete to supply global markets with natural gas and crude. Perry will meet Russia's Energy Minister Alexander Novak on Tuesday, in the context of the World Gas Conference that is being held in...

  • WASHINGTON, June 22- President Donald Trump on Friday threatened to escalate a trade war with Europe by imposing a 20 percent tariff on all U.S. imports of European Union- assembled cars. The United States currently imposes a 2.5 percent tariff on imported passenger cars from the European Union and a 25 percent tariff on imported pickup trucks.

  • *Canadian dollar at C $1.3276, or 75.32 U.S. cents. TORONTO, June 22- The Canadian dollar gained against the greenback on Friday, recovering from an earlier one-year low, as a jump in oil prices offset domestic inflation and retail sales data that crimped expectations for a Bank of Canada interest rate hike next month. After the data, the currency touched its weakest...

  • Exxon Mobil Corp., up $1.69 to $81.38. Red Hat Inc., down $25.59 to $142.14. CarMax Inc., up $9.14 to $80.19.

  • Brazil has recently finished harvesting its 2018 soybeans and is now collecting its second corn crop in earnest. Concerns over transportation costs have led handlers in Brazil to delay removal of products from farmers' warehouses to avoid doing so at a loss, the traders said. According to farmer-backed Mato Grosso research institute IMEA, through last week...

  • NEW YORK, June 22- Bitfinex Chief Strategy Officer Phil Potter is leaving the cryptocurrency trading platform, the executive and the exchange told Reuters on Friday. Owned by a British Virgin Islands company, Bitfinex is the fourth-largest cryptocurrency exchange in the world by trading volume. Earlier this month a University of Texas research paper alleged...

  • June 22- ICE cotton futures rose more than 1 percent on Friday, supported by a rebound in commodity prices, but the natural fiber marked its worst week in nine months amid escalating trade tensions between the United States and China. *U.S. protectionism is self-defeating and a "symptom of paranoid delusions" that must not distract China from its path to...

  • *Trade concerns continue; oil rises sharply on OPEC news. NEW YORK, June 22- World shares rose on Friday but still registered their biggest weekly decline in three months on continuing global trade tensions, while oil prices surged after OPEC decided on only modest increases in crude production. Treasury yields were little changed as risk appetite improved a bit...

  • WASHINGTON— A Florida boat builder absorbs $4 million in lost business and expects more pain. A brawl that the United States provoked with its closest trading partners is starting to draw blood. China, India and Turkey had earlier begun penalizing American products in response to the U.S. tariffs on metals.

  • Oil prices and energy companies rallied Friday after OPEC said it will produce more oil, but not as much as investors feared. While trade tensions remained in the headlines, U.S. stocks finished slightly higher at the end of a bumpy week. The Russell 2000 index of smaller-company stocks slid 3.37 points, or 0.2 percent, to 1,685.58.

  • *OPEC to raise output by around 1 mln bpd in nominal terms. *No individual targets for OPEC members. The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries and other top crude producers, meeting in Vienna, agreed to raise output from July by about 1 million barrels per day.