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  • Participants include Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta President Raphael Bostic, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago President Charles Evans, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia President Patrick Harker and Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas President Robert Kaplan. STOCKHOLM- Bundesbank president Jens Weidmann speaks in Stockholm 1920 GMT.

  • Participants include Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta President Raphael Bostic, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago President Charles Evans, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia President Patrick Harker and Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas President Robert Kaplan. STOCKHOLM- Bundesbank president Jens Weidmann speaks in Stockholm 1920 GMT.

  • Federal Reserve Today in Washington. 25- May Japan 3- month discount bill auction 28- May Italy Zero-coupon/BTPi auction 29- May Italy Bills auction 29- May Japan Auction of 40- year government bonds 30- May Italy Medium-long term auction 30- May Sweden Auction of government bonds 30- May Norway Auction Treasuries 31- May Japan Auction of 2- year...

  • SALT LAKE CITY— A new police report says a Tesla that crashed in Utah while in Autopilot mode accelerated just before it smashed into a stopped firetruck. The incident report obtained by The Associated Press Thursday through a public records request also reveals that the driver told police she assumed the vehicle's automatic brakes would detect stopped...

  • TOKYO, May 25- Japan's net external assets fell for a third straight year in 2017 as rises in gross overseas debt outpaced asset gains, though the country remained the biggest creditor nation for the 27th straight year, the Ministry of Finance said on Friday. Japan's net external assets were about 1.3 times those held by Germany, who overtook China as the world's...

  • SAN FRANCISCO, May 24- Alphabet Inc's Google sought to ease online publisher concerns on Thursday about the effects European data privacy rules going into effect in just a few hours will have on their ad business. The rules threaten fines of as much as 4 percent of company revenues for violations, although attorneys and European Union officials have cautioned...

  • BRASILIA, May 24- Brazilian congressman Osmar Terra said on Friday that the government of President Michel Temer is now proposing that a 10- percent reduction in diesel prices be stretched out for 30 days and that state-led oil firm Petroleo Brasileiro SA no longer change fuel prices on a daily basis but adjust them monthly.

  • NEW YORK, May 24- The U.S. oil export infrastructure is straining to keep up as the country's crude oil exports hit new highs and China snaps up more of it than ever before. No definitive data are available on how much crude the United States can export, though analysts estimate a nationwide capacity of 3.5 million to 4 million bpd. For the last six months of available...

  • CHICAGO, May 24- United Continental Holdings Inc has selected former Federal Aviation Administration chief Jane Garvey as board chair, making her the first woman to lead the company's directors, the carrier said on Thursday. Garvey's appointment to the non-executive role comes a month after the previous board chairman, Robert Milton, and a director, Laurence...

  • WASHINGTON, May 24- A U.S. Senate panel has put a measure to tighten oversight of foreign investment in the United States into a must-pass defense policy bill, a Senate committee said on Thursday. The measure seeks to strengthen the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States, a government agency that reviews potential foreign investment to ensure it...

  • Equity mutual funds and exchange-traded funds took in $3.7 billion during the seven-day stretch that ended May 23, while their taxable-bond counterparts attracted $3.1 billion, the research service said. Nine in 10 dollars that went into stocks moved into funds primarily invested within the United States. "I was pretty amazed by the numbers," said Tom Roseen,...

  • SAN JOSE, Calif.— A jury has decided Samsung must pay Apple $539 million in damages for illegally copying some of the iPhone's features to lure people into buying its competing products. The issue escalated to the U.S. Supreme Court, which determined in 2016 that a lower court needed to re-examine $399 million of the $548 million that an earlier ruling had said...

  • LONDON, May 25- British households turned less confident in May, reflecting uncertainty about the economy's prospects ahead of Brexit next year, according to a survey published on Friday. YouGov, a polling firm, and the Centre for Economics and Business Research, a consultancy, said their consumer confidence index fell to 108.4, down 1.4 points from April.

  • MUMBAI, May 25- When the Indian government announced a surprise $32 billion bailout plan for the nation's state-controlled banks last October, credit rating firms and the nation's central bank saw it as a huge step to getting the industry back to robust health and lending more to businesses and consumers. And that may in turn crimp economic growth in Asia's...

  • *Barclays, ABN AMRO, SocGen& Intesa eye expansion in Australia. *ABN AMRO likely to start Australia onshore ops in second half. HONG KONG/ SYDNEY, May 25- Foreign banks are circling Australia once more as they bet on resources and infrastructure investment gathering pace at a time when local banks are distracted by a government inquiry following a string of scandals.

  • TOKYO, May 25- A growing number of Japanese firms are raising prices as they grapple with a jump in materials, transportation and labour costs, although a slim majority remains skittish about doing so, a Reuters poll shows. The results highlight apparent progress, albeit slow and uneven, in Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's fight to rid Japan of deflation- seen as the root...

  • TOKYO, May 25- More Japanese firms are raising prices as they grapple with a jump in costs, although a slim majority is still reluctant, a Reuters poll found. The poll also showed that three-quarters of companies have made no changes to sexual harassment policies over the last year and don't plan to do so, though awareness of harassment is on the rise.

  • *High-profile scandals have sparked debate on harassment in Japan. The Finance Ministry's Junichi Fukuda resigned last month after accusations he sexually harassed a female reporter. Others hoped Japan might be at a turning point in attitudes towards harassment.

  • 78 PCT OF JAPAN FIRMS HAVENT CHANGED SEXUAL HARASSMENT POLICIES IN LAST YEAR, 77 PCT DONT PLAN TO DO SO- REUTERS POLL.

  • Trump fired Comey as the FBI investigated the Russian election interference, setting the stage for the appointment of Special Counsel Robert Mueller and his wide ranging enquiries. But Comey said the FBI should not get involved in fighting propaganda because it is a rule-bound institution, with strict policies that serve as an appropriate check on its power.