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  • 22- Mar Japan 3- month discount bill auction 26- Mar United States Sale of 2- year notes. 26- Mar Italy CTZ/BTPi auction 26- Mar Japan Auction of 40- year government bonds 26- Mar Germany Auction of 2- year Treasury notes 27- Mar United States Sale of 2- year floating rate notes 27- Mar United States Sale of 5- year notes 27- Mar Italy Bills auction 27- Mar Sweden...

  • FRANKFURT- Opening remarks by ECB Board Member Luis de Guindos at the ECB colloquium, marking the end of the tenure of Ignazio Angeloni as a member of the supervisory board of the European Central Bank in Frankfurt, Germany 0815 GMT. FRANKFURT- Speech by ECB Board Member Ignazio Angeloni at the ECB colloquium, marking the end of his tenure as a member of the...

  • LONDON, March 22- Investors are betting on heightened political uncertainty and greater volatility in European stock markets ahead of European Parliament elections in May amid growing concerns about rising populism. "We are seeing a bit of a kink around May when we have European elections and we have this wave of populism," said Edmund Shing, head of equities and...

  • NEW YORK, March 21- Uber Technologies Inc and Pinterest, two of the highest profile internet companies planning to go public this year, have picked the New York Stock Exchange as the venue for their stock listings, according to sources familiar with the matter. The companies and the NYSE declined to comment. NYSE has become the exchange of choice over NASDAQ for big...

  • TOKYO, March 22- Japanese Finance Minister Taro Aso said on Friday that the economy was in a moderate recovery and that there was no change in the government's plan to raise the national sales tax in October. Federal Reserve's move to pause interest rate hikes, Aso said he thought that was not a bad idea for the U.S. economy. Aso was speaking to reporters after a...

  • *Feb nationwide core CPI up 0.7 pct yr/yr vs f'cast +0.8 pct. TOKYO, March 22- Japan's core consumer prices rose 0.7 percent in February from a year earlier, data showed on Friday, slowing from the previous month's pace and remaining distant from the central bank's ambitious 2 percent target. The price data underscores the fragile nature of Japan's economic...

  • TOKYO, March 22- Japan's core consumer prices rose 0.7 percent in February from a year earlier, government data showed on Friday. The increase in the core consumer price index, which includes oil products but excludes volatile fresh food costs, compared with a median market forecast of a 0.8 percent rise. The so-called core-core inflation index, which excludes...

  • WASHINGTON, March 21- The United States on Thursday threatened to pull out of the annual meeting of the Inter-American Development Bank in China next week if Beijing refuses to allow a representative of Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido to attend. The Washington- based IADB, the biggest lender to Latin America, voted last week to replace Venezuelan...

  • ADDIS ABABA/ PARIS, March 21- At the headquarters of the Ethiopian Civil Aviation Authority, a paper sign balanced above room 107 and a threadbare square of carpet welcome a stream of foreign visitors to the Accident Investigation Bureau. The office- with three investigators and an annual budget of less than 2.5 million Birr- is leading a multi-party,...

  • ALGIERS, March 21- One of President Abdelaziz Bouteflika's few remaining allies in the face of mass protests, tycoon Ali Haddad, is facing pressure to quit as head of Algeria's main business association, a move that would further weaken the embattled head of state. The 82- year-old president also relied on influential figures like Ali Haddad, who has made...

  • March 21- Nike Inc reported quarterly revenue that failed to beat Wall Street estimates for the first time in over a year, as sales fell short of expectations in its biggest market of North America, sending its shares tumbling 5 percent on Thursday. North America sales rose 7 percent to $3.81 billion in the third quarter, falling short of estimates of $3.87 billion,...

  • BRUSSELS, March 21- Britain could leave the European Union without a Brexit deal on April 12 if lawmakers fail next week to back Prime Minister Theresa May's agreement with Brussels, EU leaders said after a crisis summit in Brussels on Thursday. With just a week to go until Britain risks lurching out into legal limbo at midnight next Friday, EU leaders gave May an...

  • NEW YORK, March 21- Apple Inc is expected to launch an ambitious new entertainment and paid digital news service on Monday, as the iPhone maker pushes back against streaming video leader Netflix Inc. But it likely will not feature the New York Times Co.. Thompson, who took over as New York Times CEO in 2012 and has overseen a massive expansion in its online...

  • President Donald Trump will nominate Michael Kratsios to be the country's chief technology officer, the White House said on Thursday, filling a role that had been vacant since the beginning of his administration. Since January 2017, Kratsios has been serving as deputy U.S. chief technology officer and a deputy assistant to the president for technology policy,...

  • March 21- Shares in Levi Strauss& Co surged 31 percent in their debut on Thursday, giving the jeans maker a market value of $8.7 billion and suggesting strong investor appetite before much-awaited listings from Lyft and Uber. "I'm not going to live or die by what the stock does day in and day out," Chief Executive and President Chip Bergh said in a telephone interview.

  • BRUSSELS, March 21- British Prime Minister Theresa May failed to reassure European Union leaders on Thursday that she can secure a deal at home next week on an orderly Brexit, diplomats said, prompting frantic talks on how to ease Britain out without a deal. With just a week left until Britain is due to quit the bloc, leaders scrapped planned talks on Chinese trade...

  • WASHINGTON, March 21- The United States on Thursday threatened to pull out from the annual meeting of the Inter-American Development Bank in China next week if Beijing refuses to allow a representative of Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido to attend. The IADB, which is Latin America's largest development lender, voted last week to replace Venezuelan...

  • AND ITS REGIONAL PARTNERS WILL' PULL QUORUM ON THE ANNUAL MEETING' OF INTER-AMERICAN DEVELOPMENT BANK IF CHINA BLOCKS ACCESS FOR GUAIDO REPRESENTATIVE- U.S.

  • EXCLUSIVE- CHINA PROPOSES EXCLUDING VENEZUELA FROM IADB ANNUAL MEETINGS NEXT WEEK IN BID TO' DE-POLITICIZE' TALKS- SOURCES.

  • BRASILIA, March 21- Brazilian financial markets fell in highly volatile trading on Thursday as investors feared former President Michel Temer's arrest on graft charges could slow proposed pension reform seen as critical to injecting life into a tepid economic recovery. Brazil's 10- year bond yield was up more than 20 basis points at 8.93 percent and the...