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Economic Regions BRICS

  • YOKOHAMA, Japan Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda, Asian Development Bank President Takehiko Nakao will speak at Global Think Tank Summit ahead of ADB's annual meeting. SYDNEY- Reserve Bank of Australia board meeting on monetary policy- 0430 GMT. TOKYO- ASEAN +3 Finance and Central Bank Deputies Meeting Working Group.

  • 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...

  • BRASILIA, April 26- Brazil could decide to join the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development as soon as next month, officials told Reuters, as President Michel Temer seeks its seal of approval for reforms to Latin America's largest economy. If approved by the OECD Council, Brazil would become the biggest emerging market member of the group and the...

  • SHANGHAI, April 26- China stocks extended gains for a second day on Wednesday, as renewed optimism about the U.S. economy and easing concerns about regulatory tightening on the mainland lifted sentiment in global equity markets. "China's deleveraging can only go gradually," Chi Lo, economist at BNP Paribas Investment Partners wrote in a report on Wednesday.

  • *China's deleveraging can only go gradually- BNP Paribas IP. SHANGHAI, April 26- China stocks rose on Wednesday, continuing their recovery from recent declines, as renewed optimism about the U.S. economy and easing concerns about regulatory tightening on the mainland lifted sentiment in global equity markets. Both China's blue-chip CSI300 index and the...

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • *Rebates, huge surplus fueling China's steel exports. President Donald Trump's first shot across China's bow over its steel exports, escalating a years-long brawl over trade between the world's top two economies, may not pull up Beijing. Speaking in the U.S. capitol at IMF and World Bank meetings after Trump launched a trade probe against China and other...

  • TBILISI- National Bank of Georgia monetary policy committee meeting. THURSDAY, APRIL 27 SYDNEY- Reserve Bank of Australia Governor Philip Lowe gives a speech at the Renminbi Global Cities Dialogue Dinner. MOSCOW- Central Bank of Russia interest rate decision- 1030 GMT.

  • WASHINGTON, April 21- China's economy may grow faster than the International Monetary Fund had expected for all of 2017 after a first-quarter performance that beat forecasts, the fund said, as it urged Beijing to address entrenched financial risks in the country. The better-than-anticipated data prompted the IMF this week to raise its 2017 and 2018 growth...

  • MUMBAI, April 21- For Grishma, an Indian software designer, President Donald Trump's review of the visa programme for bringing highly skilled workers into the United States comes at a bad time. Fresh from gaining a master's degree in Europe, and with an offer of employment from a well-known U.S. design firm, she was well on her way to fulfilling the ambition of many...

  • *Rebates, huge surplus fuelling China's steel exports. President Donald Trump's first shot across China's bow over its steel exports, escalating a years-long brawl over trade between the world's top two economies, may not pull up Beijing. Speaking in the U.S. capitol at IMF and World Bank meetings after Trump launched a trade probe against China and other...

  • BEIJING, April 21- High leverage is the biggest risk facing China's economy as debt has piled up despite government efforts to deleverage, exposing the world's second-largest economy to systematic financial risks, a former finance minister was quoted as saying on Friday. Household debt has crept up to about 50 percent with a shift in consumption habits and...

  • SHANGHAI, April 21- Shanghai stocks post their worst week in 2017 as tighter regulatory scrutiny and concerns over the broader economic outlook dampened investors' risk appetite. The blue-chip CSI300 index rose 0.2 percent to 3,466.79, while the Shanghai Composite Index was flat at 3,173.15 points. Anxiety over tighter liquidity has deepened as Beijing...

  • TBILISI- National Bank of Georgia monetary policy committee meeting. THURSDAY, APRIL 27 WARSAW- The second Official Monetary and Financial Institutions Forum Economists Meeting at National Bank of Poland. SYDNEY- Reserve Bank of Australia Governor Philip Lowe gives a speech at the Renminbi Global Cities Dialogue Dinner.

  • Those findings come as the semi-annual gathering of finance officials from the International Monetary Fund, the World Bank and the Group of 20 major economies kicks off in Washington, where the case against protectionist trade policies is expected to be a major theme. "For the first time in five years, all the major economies seem to be growing in sync," noted Ajay...

  • *China 2017 GDP growth seen at 6.5 pct, 6.2 pct in 2018. *Most polling conducted before Q1 GDP data released April 17. BEIJING, April 20- China's economic growth is expected to slow to 6.5 percent in 2017, as the government seeks to cool the property sector and temper credit growth to contain risks from a dangerous build-up of debt, a Reuters poll showed.

  • BEIJING— Top diplomats from China and the European Union pledged to work together on issues including Syria and North Korea and cooperate more closely to advance free trade, striking a contrast with American economic nationalism being promoted by President Donald Trump. The statements came as China and the EU held their first high-level talks since Trump...