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  • Federal Reserve Today in Washington. 23- Jul Belgium OLO Auction 24- Jul Japan Auction of 40- year government bonds 24- Jul United States Sale of 2- year notes 25- Jul Germany Auction of 5- year Federal notes 25- Jul United States Sale of 2- year floating rate notes 25- Jul United States Sale of 5- year notes 26- Jul Italy Zero coupon/BTPi auction 26- Jul Japan...

  • **BUENOS AIRES- IMF chief Christine Lagarde and Argentina's economy minister, Nicolas Dujovne, hold joint news conference in Buenos Aires. **BUENOS AIRES- Mexican Finance Minister Jose Antonio Gonzalez Anaya travels to Argentina for the 2018 G20 Buenos Aires summit during which finance ministers and central bank governors will set an agenda on global growth,...

  • MONDAY, JULY 23 LONDON BoE Deputy Governor Monetary Policy Ben Broadbent: Speech to the Society of Professional Economists, London 1700 GMT. FRANKFURT- The European Central Bank releases monthly data on lending and money supply 0800 GMT. FRANKFURT- ECB President Mario Draghi holds a press conference, after the interest rate meeting- 1230 GMT.

  • SAO PAULO, July 20- The U.S. Treasury is open to removing Russian aluminum producer Rusal from a U.S. sanctions list, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Friday, adding the objective was "not to put Rusal out of business." Treasury in April imposed sanctions against billionaire Oleg Deripaska and the eight companies in which he is a large shareholder,...

  • WASHINGTON, July 20- U.S. lawmakers cut measures from a defense bill that would have reinstated sanctions on China's ZTE Corp, abandoning an attempt to punish the company for illegally shipping U.S. products to Iran and North Korea. Lawmakers from both parties have been at odds with President Donald Trump over his decision last week to lift his earlier ban on U.S....

  • LOS ANGELES— Shonda Rhimes's first slate of shows for Netflix includes a look at the migration of African-Americans from the Jim Crow South, romance among wealthy 19th century Londoners and a documentary on Debbie Allen's reimagining of "The Nutcracker." The show about African-American life will be based on Isabel Wilkerson's award-winning book "The Warmth...

  • RIO DE JANEIRO, July 20- Brazil's state-led oil company Petrobras entered the binding phase for the partial sale of four concessions in the deep off-shore waters of the Sergipe-Alagoas Basin, the company said in a securities filing on Friday. The concession sales, which do not involve transfer of control over the operations, include the following blocks:...

  • WASHINGTON, July 20- The U.S. oil and gas industry is lobbying against tighter sanctions on Russia that could impact U.S. investments there, congressional sources said on Friday. The U.S. Senate has revived a bill, called DETER, that would allow for swift sanctions if Moscow was found meddling in future U.S. elections. Top U.S. energy company Exxon Mobil is among the...

  • The new drug, GlaxoSmithKline's Krintafel, only targets the kind of malaria that mainly occurs in South America and Southeast Asia. Most malaria cases and deaths are in Africa, and they involve another species. The Food and Drug Administration approved the drug for patients 16 and older, according to GlaxoSmithKline.

  • SAO PAULO, July 20- The United States is monitoring the recent weakness in China's yuan currency and will review whether the currency has been manipulated, U.S. Asked whether he was concerned that China may be using its currency as a weapon in an escalating trade fight with the United States, Mnuchin said: "I'm not saying whether it's a weapon or not a weapon.

  • July 20- Woodside Petroleum Ltd, Australia's biggest independent oil and natural gas company, has decided to pull out of Sempra Energy's Port Arthur liquefied natural gas export project in Texas, Sempra said on Friday. Gulf Coast LNG infrastructure investments like Port Arthur LNG, " California- based Sempra said in a statement. Sempra and Woodside had agreed to...

  • July 20- A federal appeals court in San Francisco on Friday rejected the Trump administration's renewed bid to dismiss a lawsuit by young activists who say the U.S. government is ignoring the perils of climate change. By a 3-0 vote, the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals said the government fell short of the "high bar" needed to dismiss the Oregon case, originally...

  • WASHINGTON— President Donald Trump is promoting a lopsided view of agricultural trade as he assails "bad Trade Deals with other countries." Canada charges 275% on Dairy. Trump has several times cited 15 years of trouble for U.S. farmers even as his Agriculture Department highlights the fact that U.S. exports of food products have grown "steadily over the last two...

  • July 20- The city of Baltimore filed a lawsuit on Friday against 26 oil and gas companies and entities, including BP Plc, Chevron Corp and Exxon Mobil Corp, for knowingly contributing to what the city called the catastrophic consequences of climate change. Baltimore is vulnerable to any rise in sea level because it has 60 miles of coastline and one of the country's...

  • WASHINGTON— Congress is abandoning an effort to clamp down on the Chinese telecom giant ZTE in a defense bill, essentially green-lighting the Trump administration's deal to save a company that was accused of selling sensitive information to hostile regimes, aides said Friday. ZTE was almost forced out of business after being accused of selling sensitive...

  • By a 3-0 vote, the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco said the government fell short of the "high bar" needed to dismiss the Oregon case, originally brought in 2015 against the administration of President Barack Obama. A trial is scheduled for Oct. 29 in the federal court in Eugene, Oregon. Representatives of the U.S. Department of Justice did not...

  • U.S. stocks inched lower Friday as bond yields jumped, a shift that helped banks but hurt companies that pay big dividends. The dollar fell after President Donald Trump said China is manipulating its currency. The Russell 2000 index of smaller-company stocks slumped 4.50 points, or 0.3 percent, to 1,696.81.

  • *Trump threatens tariff on all $500 bln worth of Chinese goods. NEW YORK, July 20- U.S. stocks ended slightly lower on Friday as escalating trade anxieties driven by U.S. President Donald Trump's latest tariff threats against China offset a string of robust earnings led by Microsoft.

  • SAO PAULO, July 20- U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin issued a warning to China over the recent weakness of its yuan currency on Friday, telling Reuters that the Treasury is closely monitoring the yuan for signs of manipulation. "There's no question that the weakening of the currency creates an unfair advantage for them," Mnuchin said of China.

  • LOS ANGELES— James Gunn was fired Friday as director of "Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3" because of old tweets that recently emerged where he joked about subjects like pedophilia and rape. Walt Disney Studios Chairman Alan Horn said in a statement that the tweets are indefensible, and the studio has severed ties with Gunn. The "Guardians" franchise stars Chris Pratt,...