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  • STOCKHOLM- Swedish Central Bank announces its interest rate decision. FRANKFURT- European Central Bank will hold a press conference following the governing council monetary policy meeting in Frankfurt 1330 GMT. EANSTON, Illinois- Federal Reserve Board Governor Lael Brainard speaks on "Fintech" before the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern...

  • STOCKHOLM- Swedish Central Bank announces its interest rate decision. FRANKFURT- European Central Bank will hold a press conference following the governing council monetary policy meeting in Frankfurt 1330 GMT. EANSTON, Illinois- Federal Reserve Board Governor Lael Brainard speaks on "Fintech" before the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern...

  • Rusted out 'pump-jacks' in the oil town of Luling, Texas.

    Oil prices edged higher on Wednesday after government data showed a surprisingly large drop in U.S. crude inventories.

  • CAPE TOWN, April 26- A South African pact with Russia's Rosatom to build nuclear reactors was deemed unlawful by a High Court on Wednesday, casting fresh doubt over the country's energy plans. South Africa and Russia signed an Intergovernmental Agreement in 2014 that sealed a cooperation pact between state-owned nuclear group Rosatom and state-owned...

  • CAPE TOWN, April 26- A South African pact with Russia's Rosatom to build nuclear reactors was deemed unlawful by a High Court on Wednesday, casting fresh doubt over the country's energy plans. South Africa and Russia signed an Intergovernmental Agreement in 2014 that sealed a cooperation pact between state-owned nuclear group Rosatom and state-owned...

  • LONDON/ MOSCOW, April 26- En+ Group, which manages Russian tycoon Oleg Deripaska's aluminium and hydro power businesses, plans to raise $2 billion in an initial public offering in London and Moscow, sources familiar with the deal said. A flotation of 20 to 25 pct of En+ split between the two capitals would value the company at up to $10 billion, a valuation some industry...

  • CAPE TOWN, April 26- A South African pact with Russia's Rosatom to build nuclear reactors was deemed unlawful by a High Court on Wednesday, casting fresh doubt over the country's energy plans. South Africa and Russia signed an Intergovernmental Agreement in 2014 that sealed a cooperation pact between state-owned nuclear group Rosatom and state-owned...

  • *South Africa considers strategic reserve as fresh El Nino looms. POTCHEFSTROOM, South Africa, April 26- South Africa, the continent's biggest maize producer and hard hit by an El Nino-triggered drought last year, is considering a strategic grain reserve as a buffer against future shortages, its agriculture minister told Reuters. Neighboring countries such as...

  • FRANKFURT, Germany- "Frankfurt Finance Summit 2017." STOCKHOLM- Meeting of the executive board of the Riksbank- 0800 GMT. STOCKHOLM- Swedish Central Bank to publish executive board's interest rate decision along with the monetary policy report. STOCKHOLM- The Riksbank will hold a press conference on the interest rate decision.

  • STOCKHOLM- Meeting of the executive board of the Riksbank- 0800 GMT. STOCKHOLM- Swedish Central Bank to publish executive board's interest rate decision along with the monetary policy report. STOCKHOLM- The Riksbank will hold a press conference on the interest rate decision.

  • WEDNESDAY, APRIL 26 SEOUL- South Korea Central Bank Governor Kim Choong Soo will speak at a conference in Seoul- 1200 GMT. ANKARA- Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey monetary policy meeting. SYDNEY- Reserve Bank of Australia Governor Philip Lowe gives a speech at the Renminbi Global Cities Dialogue Dinner.

  • Oil prices edged up in choppy trade on Tuesday as analysts anticipated a drop in U.S. crude inventories.

  • Emmanuel Macron, head of the political movement En Marche !, or Onwards !, and candidate for the 2017 French presidential election, gestures after the first round of 2017 French presidential election in Paris, France, April 23, 2017.

    The Macron campaign's spokesperson confirmed that the campaign was the target of a "sophisticated" phishing attack in a phone call with NBC News Tuesday.

  • WASHINGTON, April 25- Two former U.S. officials, intelligence director James Clapper and deputy Attorney General Sally Yates, will testify next month in a Senate investigation into alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. presidential election, the Senate Judiciary Committee said on Tuesday. The two officials from the administration of former President...

  • MOSCOW— Russia's justice ministry has restored public access to the financial reports of charities linked to the prime minister after taking them off its website following claims of corruption. Navalny's documentary video received 19 million views and triggered Russia's most widespread street protests in years. The Justice Ministry on Tuesday reposted...

  • WASHINGTON, April 25- Two former U.S. officials- intelligence director James Clapper and deputy Attorney General Sally Yates- will testify next month in a Senate investigation into alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. presidential election, the Judiciary Committee said on Tuesday. The two officials from the administration of former President Barack...

  • Sally Yates speaks during a press conference at the Department of Justice on June 28, 2016 in Washington, DC.

    Former acting attorney general Sally Yates is scheduled to appear at a congressional hearing next month on Russian interference in the election.

  • FRANKFURT, April 25- Two foundations tied to Germanys ruling coalition parties were attacked by the same cyber spy group that targeted the campaign of French presidential favorite Emmanuel Macron, a leading cyber security expert said on Tuesday. The group, dubbed "Pawn Storm" by security firm Trend Micro, used email phishing tricks and attempted to install...

  • MOSCOW— In a move that further cements Russia's control over parts of eastern Ukraine, Russian officials announced Tuesday they will begin supplying electricity to separatist-controlled areas in eastern Ukraine after the Ukrainian government cut off the power because of millions in unpaid bills. "Cutting the power supply to the Luhansk region is yet...

  • Emmanuel Macron gestures after speaking at the Parc des Expositions in Paris, France, on April 23, 2017.

    A Russian government-linked group seems to eager to slow down the Macron campaign's progress.