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  • Traders said there were few surprises from Premier Li Keqiang's news conference at the end of the annual meeting of China's parliament. Li offered reassurances about China's economy, saying forecasts of a hard landing should stop. "China's economy had a pretty good performance in January and February.

  • BEIJING— China has no plans to devalue its yuan to boost exports and will keep its exchange rate stable, the country's top economic official said Wednesday. President Donald Trump has repeatedly vowed to declare that Beijing improperly manipulates its exchange rate, a step that opens the way to possible trade sanctions. Economists say that while Beijing...

  • BEIJING— Premier says China' has no intention' to devalue currency to boost exports, exchange rate will stay' generally stable'.

  • FRANKFURT- European Central Bank Board Member Peter Praet will participate in panel of 9th Annual IIF G20 Conference "The G20 Agenda Under the German Presidency" organized by the Institute of International Finance in Frankfurt, Germany- 0930 GMT. FRANKFURT- Federal Banking Symposium "Banking Supervision in Dialogue"- 0800 GMT. FRANKFURT- Riksbank Governor...

  • FRANKFURT- European Central Bank Board Member Peter Praet will participate in panel of 9th Annual IIF G20 Conference "The G20 Agenda Under the German Presidency" organized by the Institute of International Finance in Frankfurt, Germany- 0930 GMT. FRANKFURT- Federal Banking Symposium "Banking Supervision in Dialogue"- 0800 GMT. FRANKFURT- Riksbank Governor...

  • STOCKHOLM- The Riksdag Committee on Finance will hold an open hearing on monetary policy with Riksbank Governor Stefan Ingves and Riksbank Deputy Governor Henry Ohlsson- 0900 GMT. FRANKFURT- European Central Bank President Mario Draghi speaks at the conference on "Fostering Innovation and Entrepreneurship in the Euro Area," initiated by ECB and MIT- 1430 GMT.

  • STOCKHOLM- The Riksdag Committee on Finance will hold an open hearing on monetary policy with Riksbank Governor Stefan Ingves and Riksbank Deputy Governor Henry Ohlsson- 0900 GMT. FRANKFURT- European Central Bank President Mario Draghi speaks at the conference on "Fostering Innovation and Entrepreneurship in the Euro Area", initiated by ECB and MIT- 1430 GMT.

  • Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin will be "pushing hard" to advance U.S. interests in his debut meeting with Group of 20 counterparts this week, including reaffirming commitments to avoid competitive currency devaluations, a senior Treasury official said on Monday. Mnuchin, who will attend a meeting of finance ministers and central bank governors from the...

  • FRANKFURT- European Central Bank Board Member Vitor Constancio is scheduled to attend an event on "The Future of Economic Growth With and Without TFP Growth" by the Vice President at joint conference "Fostering Innovation and Entrepreneurship in the Euro Area" organized by the ECB and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Frankfurt, Germany- 1400 GMT.

  • FRANKFURT- European Central Bank Board Member Vitor Constancio is scheduled to attend an event on "The Future of Economic Growth With and Without TFP Growth" by the Vice President at joint conference "Fostering Innovation and Entrepreneurship in the Euro Area" organized by the ECB and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Frankfurt, Germany- 1400 GMT.

  • BEIJING, March 12- The risk of a steep slide in China's economy has reduced, the head of a government research centre said on Sunday, adding the country had moved through an "L-shaped" pattern of slowing to now "horizontal" growth. Li Wei, the director of the Development Research Center of the State Council, China's cabinet, said many positive economic signs were...

  • BEIJING, March 12- The risk of a steep slide in China's economy has reduced, the head of a government research center said on Sunday, adding the country had moved through an "L-shaped" pattern of slowing to now "horizontal" growth. Li Wei, the director of the Development Research Center of the State Council, China's cabinet, said many positive economic signs were...

  • FRANKFURT- European Central Bank Board Member Vitor Constancio is scheduled to attend an event on "The Future of Economic Growth With and Without TFP Growth" by the Vice President at joint conference "Fostering Innovation and Entrepreneurship in the Euro Area" organized by the ECB and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Frankfurt, Germany- 1400 GMT.

  • FRANKFURT- European Central Bank Board Member Vitor Constancio is scheduled to attend an event on "The Future of Economic Growth With and Without TFP Growth" by the Vice President at joint conference "Fostering Innovation and Entrepreneurship in the Euro Area" organized by the ECB and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Frankfurt, Germany- 1400 GMT.

  • BEIJING, March 10- Falls in China's foreign exchange reserves are normal and not unfavorable, the country's central bank governor said on Friday. China's foreign currency reserves, the world's largest, had declined for seven straight months through January, before a small increase in February, as the central bank intervened to support a weakening yuan.

  • BEIJING, March 10- Making monetary policy neutral will help China's supply-side reforms, the head of the central bank said on Friday. China's monetary policy is prudent and neutral and the central bank has many tools at its disposal, Zhou Xiaochuan, governor of the People's Bank of China said at a news conference on the sidelines of the annual parliament session...

  • BRASILIA, March 9- American Airlines Inc plans to invest $100 million in an aircraft maintenance center in Sao Paulo, a Brazilian minister said on Thursday, touting it as a sign of confidence in Latin America's largest economy despite Brazil's recession and latest political turmoil. "An American Airlines executive told me today the company does not share the...

  • FRANKFURT- European Central Bank President Mario Draghi speaks at the conference on "Fostering Innovation and Entrepreneurship in the Euro Area", initiated by ECB and MIT- 1430 GMT. STOCKHOLM- The Riksdag Committee on Finance will hold an open hearing on monetary policy with Riksbank Governor Stefan Ingves and Riksbank Deputy Governor Henry Ohlsson- 0900 GMT.

  • FRANKFURT- European Central Bank President Mario Draghi speaks at the conference on "Fostering Innovation and Entrepreneurship in the Euro Area," initiated by ECB and MIT- 1430 GMT. STOCKHOLM- The Riksdag Committee on Finance will hold an open hearing on monetary policy with Riksbank Governor Stefan Ingves and Riksbank Deputy Governor Henry Ohlsson- 0900 GMT.

  • *China posts first monthly trade deficit since Feb 2014. BEIJING, March 8- China unexpectedly posted its first trade gap in three years in February as a construction boom pushed imports much higher than expected and as increasing U.S. protectionist rhetoric casts a spotlight on the export giant's trade position. The upbeat import reading reinforced the...