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Economic Regions BRICS

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • NEW YORK, April 19- Measuring how bright China appears at night may help provide an accurate snapshot on the world's second economy, a New York Federal Reserve blog post showed on Wednesday. By including satellite measurements of nighttime light intensity emitted from China, New York Fed economists Hunter Clark and Maxim Pinkovskiy and Columbia University...

  • *China issues guidelines to address employment issues. BEIJING, April 19- China's cabinet said on Wednesday that risks of mass unemployment in some regions and sectors have increased and pledged more fiscal and monetary- policy support to address the potential rise in the jobless rate. The State Council said China faces "intensified structural conflicts" in...

  • April 19- Egypt's economy is expected to grow 4.0 percent in the 2016/ 17 fiscal year ending in June, broadly in line with the finance minister's latest projection of 3.8 to 4 percent, a Reuters poll showed on Wednesday. The government has announced a sleuth of reforms including a currency float, fuel subsidy cuts and a value-added tax in an effort to bolster the...

  • *China issues guidelines to address employment issues. BEIJING, April 19- China's cabinet said on Wednesday that risks of mass unemployment in some regions and sectors have increased and pledged more fiscal and monetary policy support to address the potential rise in the jobless rate. The State Council said China faces "intensified structural conflicts" in...

  • SYDNEY, April 19- Australia and New Zealand have tightened visa conditions for skilled migrants in a bid to woo nationalist-leaning voters, echoing the United States' "America First" policy, but critics have decried the move as mostly political posturing. New Zealand also tightened access to skilled work visas, taking a "Kiwis-first approach."

  • NEW YORK- European Central Bank board member Benoit Coeure at C. Peter McColough Roundtable Series on International Economics in New York 1200 GMT. ANNANDALE- ON- HUDSON, New York- European Central Bank board member Peter Praet will give a speech at the " Levy Economics Institute's 26th annual Hyman P. Minsky conference" 1400 GMT. WASHINGTON- Bank of Canada Senior...

  • NEW YORK- European Central Bank board member Benoit Coeure at C. Peter McColough Roundtable Series on International Economics in New York 1200 GMT. ANNANDALE- ON- HUDSON, New York- European Central Bank board member Peter Praet will give a speech at the " Levy Economics Institute's 26th annual Hyman P. Minsky conference" 1400 GMT. WASHINGTON- Bank of Canada Senior...

  • One of the first acts of the new government in India's most populous state following last month's election triumph of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Bharatiya Janata Party was to keep a promise to provide debt relief to 21.5 million farmers. "This will spread like a contagious disease to most parts of the country and you will very soon see at least 3-4 states...

  • NEW YORK- European Central Bank board member Benoit Coeure at C. Peter McColough Roundtable Series on International Economics 1200 GMT. NEW YORK- European Central Bank board member Peter Praet will give a speech at the Levy Economics Institute's 26th annual Hyman P. Minsky conference 1400 GMT. WASHINGTON- Bank of Canada Senior Deputy Governor Carolyn Wilkins...

  • NEW YORK- European Central Bank board member Benoit Coeure at C. Peter McColough Roundtable Series on International Economics 1200 GMT. NEW YORK- European Central Bank board member Peter Praet will give a speech at the Levy Economics Institute's 26th annual Hyman P. Minsky conference 1400 GMT. WASHINGTON- Bank of Canada Senior Deputy Governor Carolyn Wilkins...

  • WASHINGTON— A resilient China, rising commodity prices and sturdy financial markets are offering a sunnier outlook for the global economy and helping dispel the gloom that has lingered since the Great Recession ended. The IMF expects the U.S. economy to grow 2.3 percent, up from 1.6 percent in 2016; the 19- country eurozone to expand 1.7 percent, the same as last...

  • SHANGHAI, April 18- China's main stock indexes fell for the third session in a row on Tuesday amid worries over increasing regulation and the sustainability of the country's economic growth. Developer China Fortune Land, cement maker Tangshan Jidong Cement and steelmaker Hesteel have retreated around 20 percent from recent highs. "Quite a few people believe...

  • BEIJING, April 18- A recovery in China's industrial sector, which accounts for about one-third of the economy, drove China's better-than-expected first quarter economic growth as export orders picked up and steel output hit a record. Data on Tuesday from the National Bureau of Statistics showed the industrial sector grew 6.5 percent in the first quarter from...

  • WASHINGTON- World Bank President Jim Yong Kim participates in a discussion in Washington- 1830 GMT. ANNANDALE- ON- HUDSON, New York- Esther George, president of Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City, speaks before the Levy Economics Institute of Bard College's 26th Annual Minsky Conference 1300 GMT. SYDNEY- Reserve Bank of Australia will release the minutes of April...

  • WASHINGTON- World Bank President Jim Yong Kim participates in a discussion in Washington- 1830 GMT. ANNANDALE- ON- HUDSON, New York- Esther George, president of Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City, speaks before the Levy Economics Institute of Bard College's 26th Annual Minsky Conference 1300 GMT. SYDNEY- Reserve Bank of Australia will release the minutes of April...

  • WASHINGTON- World Bank President Jim Yong Kim participates in a discussion- 1830 GMT. **NEW YORK- Vice Chairman of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation Thomas Michael Hoenig speaks at the Levy Economics Institute's 26th annual Hyman P. Minsky conference 1300 GMT. NEW YORK- European Central Bank board member Peter Praet will give a speech at the Levy...

  • WASHINGTON- World Bank President Jim Yong Kim participates in a discussion- 1830 GMT. **NEW YORK- Vice Chairman of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation Thomas Michael Hoenig speaks at the Levy Economics Institute's 26th annual Hyman P. Minsky conference 1300 GMT. NEW YORK- European Central Bank board member Peter Praet will give a speech at the Levy...

  • By Kevin Yao and Yawen Chen. BEIJING, April 17- China's economy grew faster than expected in the first quarter as higher government infrastructure spending and a gravity-defying property boom helped boost industrial output by the most in over two years. But most analysts say the first quarter may be as good as it gets for China, and worry Beijing is still relying...