* Conservative lawmaker - no repeat of state support (adds comment from ECB, detail, background)
DUBLIN, Sept 29 December's U.S. Federal Reserve meeting would be an appropriate time to raise interest rates if the economy continues to move in the direction that it anticipates, Philadelphia Fed President Patrick Harker said on Thursday.
BRUSSELS, Sept 29 A planned reform of global banking rules being discussed by the United States, Europe, Japan and other major economies risks negatively affecting European banks and needs to be changed, the EU financial services commissioner said on Thursday.
BRUSSELS, Sept 29 The European Commission is concerned about the way Poland assigned new, fast mobile internet spectrum and has sent a formal letter to Warsaw asking for clarifications, a spokeswoman of the EU executive arm said on Thursday.
NEW YORK, Sept 29 BlackRock Inc, the world's largest asset manager, will offer infrastructure funds for the first time through independent financial advisers, it said on Thursday.
MADRID, Sept 29 Banco Santander is expected to adopt more conservative targets in Britain to reflect the immediate impact of the Brexit vote when the Spanish bank updates investors on its strategy on Friday.
BAMAKO, Sept 29 Mali's finance minister has proposed a 2017 budget that will see spending increase by more than 10 percent with a heavy emphasis on investment spending and security, he said on Thursday.
RIYADH/DUBAI, Sept 29 A U.S. law allowing lawsuits against Saudi Arabia over the Sept. 11 attacks met a stony silence from Riyadh on Thursday but some Saudis bristled, saying the kingdom could curb business and security ties in response to an ally's perceived affront.
TOKYO, Sept 29 All five bidders seeking to bail out Japan's beleaguered Takata Corp have presented restructuring plans that require the air bag maker to file for bankruptcy protection, people with knowledge of the process told Reuters.
LONDON, Sept 29 Spain's 10-year bond yield moved away on Thursday from record lows hit this week, underperforming its regional peers, as ructions in the Socialist Party renewed concerns about political stability in the euro zone's fourth-biggest economy.
WASHINGTON Congress on Wednesday overwhelmingly rejected President Barack Obama's veto of legislation allowing relatives of the victims of the Sept. 11 attacks to sue Saudi Arabia, the first veto override of his presidency, just four months before it ends. | Video