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  • SYDNEY, Aug 21- U.S. corn edged lower on Monday to linger near a seven-week low as weather forecasts called for rain across key producing regions, easing fears of potential production losses due to dry weather. *The most active corn futures on the Chicago Board Of Trade were down 0.5 percent at $3.64 a bushel by 0047 GMT, having gained 0.4 percent in the previous...

  • TOKYO, Aug 21 I certainly- The dollar edged up in early Asian trading on Monday, moving tentatively away from the four-month low against the yen plumbed in the previous session on concerns that White House personnel changes will impair President Donald Trump's ability to pass tax reform and stimulus measures. Reports of the impending departure of senior White...

  • HONG KONG, Aug 21- China United Network Communications Ltd, the Shanghai- listed unit of telecoms group China Unicom, said it plans to raise 61.73 billion yuan in a private placement, more than $2 billion less than previously announced. The company made the announcement in a statement to the Shanghai stock exchange late on Sunday. The state-owned group had...

  • Aug 21- For other diaries, please see:. 21- Aug Norway Auction of Treasury bills 21- Aug Netherlands DTC auction 22- Aug Japan Auction of 20- year government bonds 22- Aug Spain Auction of 3- and 9- month Treasury bills 23- Aug United States Sale of 2- year floating rate notes 23- Aug United Kingdom Auction of 0 3/ 4% Treasury Gilt 2023 23- Aug Germany Auction of 10-...

  • **LINDAU, Germany- Keynote speech by ECB President Mario Draghi at the opening ceremony of 6th Lindau Meeting on Economic Sciences in Lindau, Germany 0700 GMT. **WYOMING, United States- Participation by ECB Board member Benoit Coeure at 41st Economic Symposium organised by the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City 2017 in Jackson Hole, U.S.A.. **WYOMING, United States-...

  • Aug 21- For other diaries, please see:. 21- Aug Norway Auction of Treasury bills 21- Aug Netherlands DTC auction 22- Aug Japan Auction of 20- year government bonds 22- Aug Spain Auction of 3- and 9- month Treasury bills 23- Aug United States Sale of 2- year floating rate notes 23- Aug United Kingdom Auction of 0 3/ 4% Treasury Gilt 2023 23- Aug Germany Auction of 10-...

  • **LINDAU, Germany- Keynote speech by ECB President Mario Draghi at the opening ceremony of 6th Lindau Meeting on Economic Sciences in Lindau, Germany 0700 GMT. **WYOMING, United States- Participation by ECB Board member Benoit Coeure at 41st Economic Symposium organized by the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City 2017 in Jackson Hole, U.S.A.. **WYOMING, United States-...

  • Aug 21- Australia's Westpac Banking Corp said on Monday its stressed assets edged slightly lower during the third quarter, despite a rise in mortgage delinquencies. In a limited third-quarter update, Australia's second-biggest bank by market value said stressed assets slipped four basis points to 1.10 percent of total lending, although repossessions...

  • HONG KONG/ SYDNEY, Aug 21- A money laundering probe at Commonwealth Bank of Australia is the latest in a slew of scandals denting the reputation of Australian banks as simple, reliable lenders at the forefront in the battle against financial crime. "That is not as widespread yet in Australia," she said. Know-your-customer and anti-money laundering processes...

  • TOKYO, Aug 21- Confidence at Japanese manufacturers rose to its highest level in a decade in August led by materials producers, a Reuters poll showed, a further sign of broadening recovery in the economy. The sentiment index for manufacturers rose one point to 27 in August in the poll of 548 large- and mid-sized companies, conducted Aug. 1-16, in which 265 firms...

  • Aug 21- Australia's Westpac Banking Corp said on Monday its stressed assets edged lower during the third quarter helped by a fall in impaired assets. In a limited third-quarter update, Australia's second-biggest bank by market value said stressed assets slipped four basis points to 1.10 percent although Australian mortgage defaults nudged two basis...

  • BERLIN, Aug 21- The emissions scandal ensnaring German carmakers is a risk to Europe's largest economy, the Finance Ministry said on Monday, adding that it was impossible at the moment to quantify its impact. In its monthly report, the ministry named the issue, which broke out almost two years ago after Volkswagen admitted to cheating U.S. diesel emissions tests, as...

  • KIM SAYS HYUNDAI WORKING TO ADDRESS' BIG GOVERNANCE RISK', BUT REFORM WON'T HAPPEN OVERNIGHT.

  • KIM SAYS EXPECTS SAMSUNG GROUP TO FACE PROLONGED PARALYSIS IN DECISION MAKING FOLLOWING CORRUPTION SCANDAL.

  • S.KOREA' S ANTITRUST CHIEF KIM SANG-JO SAYS IN "DIALOGUE" WITH HYUNDAI MOTOR GROUP TO RESOLVE CROSS-SHAREHOLDINGS.

  • EMISSIONS SCANDAL ENGULFING GERMAN CAR INDUSTRY SHOULD BE CLASSIFIED AS MEDIUM TERM RISK TO ECONOMY GIVEN IMPORTANCE OF SECTOR- FINANCE MINISTRY.

  • KIM SAYS PLANS TO INVESTIGATE SEVERAL CHAEBOL COMPANIES FOR INTRAGROUP DEALS.

  • SEOUL, Aug 21- South Korea's new antitrust chief said he has been in talks with the autos-to-steel conglomerate Hyundai about overhauling its complex ownership structure, which critics say gives too much power to its controlling family at the expense of shareholders. Kim Sang- jo, appointed to head the Korea Fair Trade Commission by President Moon Jae- in, told...

  • BERLIN, Aug 21- The emissions scandal ensnaring German carmakers is a risk to Europe's largest economy, the Finance Ministry said on Monday, adding that it was impossible at the moment to quantify its impact. In its monthly report, the ministry named the issue, which broke out almost two years ago after Volkswagen admitted to cheating U.S. diesel emissions tests, as...

  • KIM SAYS COMMUNICATING WITH EU REGULATOR ON GOOGLE, QUALCOMM ANTITRUST CASES.