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  • Federal Reserve Today in Washington. 21- Jan Norway Auction of Treasury bills 21- Jan Belgium OLO Auction 21- Jan Netherlands DTC Auction 22- Jan United Kingdom 1 3/ 4% Treasury Gilt 2037 22- Jan Spain Auction of 3- and 9- month Treasury bills 23- Jan Germany Auction of 5- year Federal notes 24- Jan Japan Auction of 20- year government bonds 24- Jan Sweden Auction...

  • ANKARA- Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey publishes summary of its monetary policy committee meeting. ACCRA- Central Bank of Ghana holds monetary policy committee meeting. TUESDAY, JANUARY 29 PRAGUE- Czech Central Bank Vice-Governor Tomas Nidetzky gives an interview on monetary policy ahead of the February 7 board meeting where the central bankers...

  • **BRUSSELS- ECB President Mario Draghi and ECB Executive Board member Benoit Coeure participate in Eurogroup meeting in Brussels, Belgium. DAVOS, Switzerland World Economic Forum annual meeting. PHILADELPHIA, United States- Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia issues Non-manufacturing Business Outlook Survey for January- 1330 GMT.

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 18- White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow said on Friday that the United States and China were making progress on trade negotiations but reaching a deal would take time. Chinese Vice Premier Liu He will visit the United States on Jan. 30 and 31 for the next round of trade negotiations with Washington. Liu's visit follows lower-level...

  • NEW YORK, Jan 18- LJM Partners Ltd on Friday filed a lawsuit against unnamed parties it holds responsible for hundreds of millions of dollars it lost after last year's jump in stock market volatility that effectively put the fund manager out of business. The Chicago- based fund manager was one of the largest casualties of the spike in volatility, which wiped out...

  • *Industrials post among biggest sector gains on Wall Street. NEW YORK, Jan 18- World stock indexes jumped on Friday, with Wall Street posting a fourth straight week of gains, and the dollar had its first positive week since mid-December as optimism increased that an end is in sight to the U.S.- China trade conflict. Stocks were boosted by a Bloomberg report that said...

  • NEW YORK, Jan 18- An Iranian-American businessman who gave money to Democrats including former President Barack Obama should be released early from his 12- year prison term for a $292 million bank fraud and moved to home confinement, his lawyers said on Friday. District Judge Sidney Stein in Manhattan to grant it. Attorney Geoffrey Berman in Manhattan declined...

  • Jan 18- Latin American stocks rallied sharply on Friday, with Brazil shares hitting yet another record high and Argentine stocks rising more than 2 percent, as equities around the world were cheered by the possibility of the China-U.S. trade conflict ending. "Any evidence that the U.S. and China are close to a trade agreement will result in a sustained higher...

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 18- The trade deal that U.S. negotiators are seeking with China may have more in common with a sanctions-monitoring regime than a traditional trade pact. President Donald Trump is pushing China to agree to regular reviews of its compliance as a condition of any trade deal between the world's two biggest economies, according to people familiar...

  • UK PM THERESA MAY MADE NO CHANGE TO HER DEMANDS IN PHONE CALLS TO EU LEADERS- THE TELEGRAPH.

  • SHERBROOKE, Quebec, Jan 18- Canada's government on Friday dismissed China's warning of repercussions if Ottawa banned Huawei Technologies Co Ltd from supplying equipment to 5 G networks, saying it would not compromise on security. China's ambassador to Canada issued the threat on Thursday as relations between the two nations continued to deteriorate after...

  • *Canada's annual inflation rate rises to 2 percent. TORONTO, Jan 18- The Canadian dollar was little changed against its broadly stronger U.S. counterpart on Friday, supported by hopes of a possible end to the U.S.- China trade war and domestic data showing that inflation rose more than expected in December. Wall Street and oil prices moved higher after a Bloomberg...

  • ALL THREE MAJOR INDEXES REGISTERED FOUR STRAIGHT WEEKS OF GAINS, BIGGEST FOUR WEEK PCT GAINS SINCE OCT 2011.

  • NEW YORK, Jan 18- U.S. stocks rose on Friday, helping Wall Street's major indexes advance for a fourth consecutive week, as increased hopes that the United States and China would resolve their trade dispute lifted shares across sectors.

  • BERLIN, Jan 18- German online classifieds company Scout24 AG has rejected a 4.7 billion euro takeover offer from private equity firms Hellman& Friedman and Blackstone, potentially paving the way for a bidding war. The paper said U.S. technology-focused buyout firm Silver Lake was expected to be among the bidders looking to acquire Scout24.

  • *Hopes for end to U.S.- China trade spat boosts Wall Street. Treasury yields climbed to three-week highs on Friday as investors piled back into Wall Street on hopes Washington and Beijing were moving to end their trade dispute as well as on stronger-than-expected data on manufacturing output. "It's a belief the thaw between the U.S. and China is growing so that's...

  • The rail merger deal would have created the world's second largest rail company with combined revenues of around 15 billion euros, roughly half the size of China's state-owned CRRC Corp Ltd but twice the size of Canada's Bombardier. Germany and France support the deal, saying it would help secure the competitiveness of the European rail industry.

  • *To boost confidence in oil cut, OPEC issues quota list. *China offers to ramp up U.S. imports- Bloomberg. NEW YORK, Jan 18- Oil prices jumped about 3 percent on Friday, rising after OPEC detailed specifics on its production-cut activity to ease global oversupply, and on signs of progress in ending the U.S.- China trade war.

  • SAO PAULO, Jan 18- Avianca Brasil's battle with its aircraft leasing firms intensified on Friday after Brazil's aviation regulator said it would no longer ground 10 of the struggling carrier's planes and another lessor renewed its effort to repossess 10 others. Aircastle Ltd and General Electric Co's GE Capital Aviation Services unit have been trying to...

  • Jan 18- U.S. regulators have met to discuss imposing a fine against Facebook Inc for violating a legally binding agreement with the government to protect the privacy of personal data, the Washington Post reported on Friday, citing three people familiar with the discussions. The Federal Trade Commission has been probing Facebook since last year.