Economic Regions BRICS

  • MOSCOW, Sept 23- International tax cooperation will be in focus alongside the global economy a meeting of finance ministers from the Group of 20 developed and developing nations in Washington next month, Russia's top financial diplomat said on Friday. The G20 ministers meet in Washington on Oct. 6, on the eve of the World Bank/ IMF annual meetings, weeks after a G20...

  • LONDON, Sept 23- Emerging stocks nudged lower on Friday but were on track for the biggest weekly gains since mid-July while currencies were more mixed as the prospect of very gradual U.S. interest rate rises continued to support assets from developing economies. "Emerging markets assets will get a bit more support from less tightening in the U.S.," said William...

  • MOSCOW, Sept 23- Russian Finance Minister Anton Siluanov said on Friday that the ministry would continue using one of its sovereign wealth funds and use foreign debt issuance to cover budget deficit in coming years. Siluanov, speaking at a finance conference in Moscow, said that domestic debt issuance next year may be three times higher than this year.

  • MOSCOW, Sept 23- Russian Central Bank Governor Elvira Nabiullina said on Friday she hoped that the process of the U.S. Federal Reserve's policy tightening will take place "in a predictable way." She also told an economic forum in Moscow that changes taking place in Chinese economy, a major importer of Russian oil, are a serious factor affecting the world economy,...

  • Sept 23- China said on Friday it is slapping anti-dumping duties on distillers' dried grains imported from the United States, a major step in a brewing trade spat between the world's top two economies over farm policy, metal exports and livestock safety. circumventing taxes by shipping through Vietnam. criticized Beijing pledged to work together.

  • BEIJING— China's Dalian Wanda Group and Sony Pictures Entertainment Motion Picture Group have formed a partnership to cooperate on multiple big-budget movies, marking another step into the global film industry by the Chinese conglomerate. Wanda, which already owns AMC Theaters and bought Legendary Entertainment for $3.5 billion in January, said it would...

  • BERLIN/ MOSCOW, Sept 21- German Economy Minister Sigmar Gabriel said on Wednesday as he headed to trade talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin that he favoured lifting EU sanctions on Moscow but that would require progress on peace in Ukraine. Soon afterwards, conflict broke out in eastern Ukraine between government forces and separatists, but a fragile...

  • BERLIN, Sept 21- German Economy Minister Sigmar Gabriel, heading to Moscow for talks about trade with President Vladimir Putin, said on Wednesday he favored lifting EU sanctions on Russia but that would require progress on peace in Ukraine. The European Union imposed the sanctions after Russia annexed Ukraine's Crimea peninsula in 2014.

  • China will open its door even wider to the outside world. " On Tuesday, Li spoke at a business dinner in New York and responded to complaints from foreign business leaders about restricted access to the Chinese market by saying that China was open to foreign investment, although some economic sectors were not yet mature. As an example of China's willingness to open...

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 21- China will need to keep improving the transparency of its exchange rate regime once its yuan achieves reserve status as part of the International Monetary Fund's currency basket on Oct. 1, IMF officials said on Wednesday. "Inclusion of the Chinese renminbi in the SDR basket is an important milestone in the process of China's global financial...

  • BERLIN, Sept 21- German Economy Minister Sigmar Gabriel, heading to Moscow for talks about trade with President Vladimir Putin, said on Wednesday he favored a lifting of EU sanctions on Russia but that would require making progress on peace in Ukraine. Soon afterwards, conflict broke out in eastern Ukraine between government forces and separatists who the West...

  • NEW YORK, Sept 20- China and the United States will keep developing positive relations no matter who wins November's U.S. presidential election, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang told an economic forum in New York on Tuesday. Both candidates have been critical of China's assertive pursuit of territory in the South China Sea, a potential flashpoint in Asia and a cause of...

  • NEW YORK, Sept 20- China and the United States will keep developing positive relations no matter who wins November's U.S. presidential election, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang told an economic forum in New York on Tuesday. "No matter who gets elected in the U.S. presidential election, I believe that China-U.S. ties will continue to grow steadily and in a positive...

  • *Demand for 1- day and 7- day repurchase agreements slows down. *Follows central bank intervention in money markets. SHANGHAI, Sept 19- China's central bank can take some measure of success from its attempts to force small banks to reduce their reliance on risky short-term borrowing, but uncomfortable memories of a 2013 cash crunch that spooked global markets is...

  • *Demand for 1- day and 7- day repurchase agreements slows down. *Follows central bank intervention in money markets. SHANGHAI, Sept 19- China's central bank can take some measure of success from its attempts to force small banks to reduce their reliance on risky short-term borrowing, but uncomfortable memories of a 2013 cash crunch that spooked global markets is...

  • But the next president could have his or her hands full, dealing with Iran in general and the agreement in particular. For Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump, it's basically a question of continuity versus change. She supports it, while taking a generally tougher tone on Iran than President Barack Obama.

  • MOSCOW— Russia's Central Bank has cut its key interest rate by half a percentage point to 10 percent as it aims to shore up the economy amid signs of a taming in inflationary pressures. The central bank said Friday that the reduction, the second in three months, was possible as the annual rate of inflation eased to 6.6 percent in September from 7.2 percent in July.

  • BERLIN— Germany's economy minister plans to travel to Russia next week with a business delegation, a trip that comes as Western sanctions and a weak Russian currency have weighed on trade between the two countries. The Economy Ministry said Friday that Sigmar Gabriel, who is also Germany's vice chancellor, will visit Moscow on Sept. 21 and 22.

  • BERLIN, Sept 16- German Vice Chancellor and Economic Affairs Minister Sigmar Gabriel will visit Russia next week to hold talks with Russian government officials about the state of bilateral trade relations, his ministry said in a statement on Friday. Russia is likely to be keen to discuss the impact that European Union sanctions imposed on Moscow over its role...

  • THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 15 LONDON- Kenya-UK Trade and Investment Forum featuring Central Bank of Kenya Governor Patrick Njoroge, Kenya Finance Minister Henry Rotich and Foreign Minister Amina Mohamed. LONDON- Bank of England interest rate decision- 1100 GMT. BERNE- Swiss National Bank monetary policy assessment- 0630 GMT.