* Apple pares some losses but still down on declining iPhone sales
NEW YORK, Oct 26 Barclays Plc and UBS AG have agreed to settle U.S. litigation by bondholders who accused the banks of conspiring with rivals to rig the Libor benchmark interest rate, lawyers for the plaintiffs said in court filings on Wednesday.
LONDON/STOCKHOLM, Oct 26 The European Free Trade Association (EFTA) has given initial backing to Iceland's government in a stand off with two U.S. funds over bonds Reykjavik froze as it moved towards lifting the country's eight-year-old capital controls.
* Declining iPhone sales push Apple stock down as much as 3.7 pct
LONDON, Oct 26 Sterling hit a two-day high on Wednesday after a government minister said both houses of parliament would have to examine any new treaty emerging from Britain's renegotiation of its relationship with the European Union.
NEW YORK, Oct 26 Barclays Plc and UBS AG have agreed to settle U.S. litigation by bondholders who accused the banks of conspiring with rivals to rig the Libor benchmark interest rate, lawyers for the plaintiffs said in Wednesday court filings.
NEW YORK, Oct 26 The U.S. dollar fell against a basket of major currencies on Wednesday after touching a nearly nine-month high on Tuesday as the greenback looked vulnerable to weakness on uncertainty surrounding Federal Reserve monetary policy and the U.S. election.
By Bruno Federowski SAO PAULO, Oct 26 Latin American stocks and currencies fell on Wednesday, tracking a decline in oil prices, while shares of Brazilian meatpacker JBS SA tumbled after a government agency vetoed its plans to move some operations abroad. Crude futures fell for a third straight day as investors grew increasingly doubtful that OPEC members will agree to cut output. The Colombian peso weakened 1.1 percent, the most in three weeks, while the Mexican peso sli
LONDON, Oct 26 GlaxoSmithKline comments on China during third-quarter results:
* Canadian dollar at C$1.3355, or 74.88 U.S. cents * Bond prices lower across the yield curve TORONTO, Oct 26 The Canadian dollar weakened slightly against its U.S. counterpart on Wednesday, pressured by lower oil prices amid doubts that major producers will agree to output cuts. Oil fell for a third straight day as investors grew increasingly doubtful that members of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries will agree to cut output and as U.S. inventories s
CHICAGO The Republican Party's grip on U.S. state legislatures could loosen in next month's election as Democrats seek to link Republican candidates to the sinking fortunes of the party's White House candidate, Donald Trump.