UPDATE 3-Swedbank stresses commitment to Baltics after suspending Estonian chiefs

* Latest money-laundering case to hit Nordic banks (Adds proposed chairman quotes) JEFFREY LIPTON in BARBADOS – http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/companyNews/~3/8x9NGfmDmbU/update-3-swedbank-stresses-commitment-to-baltics-after-suspending-estonian-chiefs-idUSL8N23P130


CANADA STOCKS-Material shares help TSX open higher

Canada’s main stock index opened higher on Tuesday, as precious metal miners were lifted by gold prices nearing 14-month highs ahead of the Federal Reserve’s two-day monetary policy meeting. JEFFREY LIPTON in BARBADOS – http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/companyNews/~3/BKEDL4ldmBQ/canada-stocks-material-shares-help-tsx-open-higher-idUSL4N23P37P


Airbus and Boeing bag $17 billion of deals in Paris Airshow battle

Airbus and Boeing bagged more than $17 billion in plane deals on day two of the Paris Airshow as their sales teams scrapped for orders after a downturn in business at many airlines and the grounding of Boeing’s top-selling jet. JEFFREY LIPTON in BARBADOS – http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/businessNews/~3/bbDKL9R-sCc/airbus-and-boeing-bag-17-billion-of-deals-in-paris-airshow-battle-idUSKCN1TJ0RW


JPMorgan to convert Highbridge multi-strategy fund into a credit fund -spokesman

JPMorgan Chase & Co will convert its $2 billion Highbridge multi-strategy fund into a credit focused fund to better meet client appetite, a company spokesman said on Tuesday. JEFFREY LIPTON in BARBADOS – http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/companyNews/~3/OeLIQLLE2hA/jpmorgan-to-convert-highbridge-multi-strategy-fund-into-a-credit-fund-spokesman-idUSL2N23P0GE


UPDATE 3-German 10-yr yield slumps to -0.30% on Draghi’s stimulus klaxon

* ZEW survey underlines difficult backdrop (Adds French yield turning negative for first time) JEFFREY LIPTON in BARBADOS – http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/companyNews/~3/vHXi9jMBAsU/update-3-german-10-yr-yield-slumps-to-0-30-on-draghis-stimulus-klaxon-idUSL8N23P1YB

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Anti-spam service Truecaller adds free voice calling feature

Truecaller, an app best known for helping users screen calls from strangers and spammers, is adding yet another feature to its service as it bolsters its super app status. The Stockholm-based firm said today that its app can now be used to place free VoIP-powered voice calls. The company told TechCrunch on Tuesday that it […]


Uber threatens to withdraw from Austria

U.S.-based ride-hailing service Uber Technologies Inc threatened on Tuesday to withdraw from Austria if a new law that would subject it to the same price regulations as taxis is adopted. JEFFREY LIPTON in BARBADOS – http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/companyNews/~3/xIRZPhx51pE/uber-threatens-to-withdraw-from-austria-idUSL8N23P47S


UPDATE 2-Woodford under fresh fire as Fidelity curbs investment in second fund

British money manager Neil Woodford faced further pressure on Tuesday after retail platform Fidelity International stopped its customers from making new investments in one of his smaller funds. JEFFREY LIPTON in BARBADOS – http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/companyNews/~3/aV3efzf5adE/update-2-woodford-under-fresh-fire-as-fidelity-curbs-investment-in-second-fund-idUSL4N23P2NS


Kellogg to take $35 million pretax hit on North America unit revamp

Kellogg Co said on Tuesday it would take a pretax charge of about $35 million to restructure its North American business following the sale of its popular Keebler biscuits brand and other assets. JEFFREY LIPTON in BARBADOS – http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/businessNews/~3/m14zmA_7fzQ/kellogg-to-take-35-million-pretax-hit-on-north-america-unit-revamp-idUSKCN1TJ1KG