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  • THURSDAY, AUGUST 4 SHANGHAI- Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas President Robert Kaplan speaks on "Economic Conditions and Implications for Monetary Policy" before the Official Monetary and Financial Institutions Forum City Lecture event- 1015 GMT. LIMA- Central bank of Peru chief Julio Velarde Flores will deliver a public presentation on macroeconomics...

  • BUENOS AIRES, Aug 3- Most Latin American currencies are set to stabilize further because of growing optimism on policy fine-tuning, although the Mexican peso is increasingly prone to agitation over the U.S. election in November, a Reuters poll showed on Wednesday. This remarkable tightening of the gap between the strategists' projection and the current rate of...

  • MEXICO CITY, Aug 2- Mexico's largest airline group, Aeromexico, will increase the frequency of flights on five of its main international routes, the company said on Tuesday. On its European routes, Aeromexico will offer daily flights from Mexico City to Amsterdam and to London Heathrow- up from three and six flights per week, respectively. In May, Aeromexico started...

  • WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 3 BANGKOK- Bank of Thailand holds its monetary policy committee meeting- 0730 GMT. THURSDAY, AUGUST 4 SHANGHAI, China- Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas President Robert Kaplan speaks on "Economic Conditions and Implications for Monetary Policy" before the Official Monetary and Financial Institutions Forum City Lecture event- 1015 GMT.

  • TUESDAY, AUGUST 2 BEIJING- Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas President Robert Kaplan speaks on "Economic Conditions and Implications for Monetary Policy" before the Official Monetary and Financial Institutions Forum City Lecture event- 1015 GMT. SEOUL- Bank of Korea to release the minutes of its July policy meeting- 0700 GMT. THURSDAY, AUGUST 4 SHANGHAI, China-...

  • PORT OF SPAIN- Central Bank of Trinidad and Tobago holds its policy meeting. JOHANNESBURG- South African Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan speaks at the launch of an initiative by EOH and Radio 702 that aims "to provide solutions to South Africa's skills development challenges"- 0430 GMT. LUANDA- Bank of Angola interest rate decision- 1600 GMT.

  • THURSDAY, JULY 28 KIEV- National Bank of Ukraine monetary policy meeting- 0700 GMT. COLOMBO- Central Bank of Srilanka monetary policy committee meeting- 1230 GMT. PRAGUE- Czech Banking Association holds a press conference on the updated macroeconomic forecast- 0800 GMT.

  • WEDNESDAY, JULY 27 TBILISI- National Bank of Georgia monetary policy committee meeting. POLOKWANE, South Africa- South African central bank deputy governor Daniel Mminele speaks at a business breakfast event in the city of Polokwane- 0700 GMT. THURSDAY, JULY 28 KIEV- National Bank of Ukraine monetary policy meeting- 0700 GMT.

  • July 21- Confidence in prospects for the global economy has been dented following Britain's vote to leave the European Union, with a growing view that monetary policy is a fading force and many governments now need to borrow and spend, Reuters polls showed. "Given how fragile the global economy is nearly eight years after the start of the global financial crisis,...

  • MELBOURNE/ SANTIAGO July 15- Choppy seas off the coast of Chile caused widespread delays to copper shipments from the world's top producer in the second half of June, potentially supporting prices in a market grappling with oversupply. Cargoes were stranded at ports as stormy weather prevented ships from loading, said miners in Chile, including world No.1...

  • BRASILIA/ SAO PAULO, July 14- A college dropout born in exile during Brazil's long military dictatorship was elected as the new speaker of the house for Latin America's biggest nation, thrusting his center-right party back into the spotlight amid deep political turbulence. The selection on Thursday of Rodrigo Maia, the pragmatic 46- year-old scion of a...

  • THURSDAY, JULY 14 WASHINGTON- International Monetary Fund's head Christine Lagarde speaks at Center for Global Development in Washington on "Redoubling our Resolve for Global Development". PRETORIA- South African central bank Deputy Governor Kuben Naidoo speaks at South Africa's first ever Public Economics Winter School, where tax policy, industrial...

  • SARAJEVO- European Bank for Reconstruction and Development Vice President Philip Bennett visits Bosnia. MANILA- Philippines central bank governor Amando Tetangco to speak at the central bank's luncheon for stakeholders- 0200 GMT. SARAJEVO- European Bank for Reconstruction and Development and Bosnia to sign a 71 million euro infrastructure loan- 0730 GMT.

  • FARNBOROUGH/ SANTIAGO July 12- Qatar Airways has agreed to acquire up to 10 percent of LATAM Airlines, the two companies said on Tuesday, in a $613 million deal that sent shares in Latin America's largest airline soaring. The deal follows Qatar Airways' purchase last year of 15 percent of British Airways owner International Airlines Group, which, like Qatar and...

  • Lionel Messi retires from Argentina after missing penalty kick

    The 29-year-old soccer star calls it quits after losing to Chile in the Copa America final.

  • Speakers: International Monetary Fund Christine Lagarde, Bank of Finland Governor Erkki Liikanen, Sveriges Riksbank Governor Stefan Ingves, Bank of Finland Governor Erkki Liikanen and Norges Bank Governor Oystein Olsen. ST.PETERBURG, Russia- 20th St. Petersburg International Economic Forum. Russian President Vladimir Putin, European Commission...

  • SANTIAGO, June 15- Foreign direct investment in Latin America fell 9.1 percent last year and could drop as much as 8 percent in 2016, the United Nations' Latin American arm said in a report on Wednesday. Total foreign direct investment in the region fell to $179.1 billion, the lowest level since 2010, due to a decrease in natural resource investment and a regional...

  • SINGAPORE- Monetary Authority of Singapore to release its quarterly survey of professional forecasters- 0400 GMT. WARSAW- German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schauble visits Poland JAKARTA- Indonesia central bank holds board of governors meeting. WINDHOEK- Central bank of Namibia holds monetary policy meeting- 0900 GMT.

  • TUESDAY, JUNE 14 SOPOT, Poland- European Central Bank Executive Board Member Yves Mersch speaks at the "6th European Financial Congress" on "Grasping the new normal for the banking industry- a view from a European Central Banker"- 1600 GMT. PRAGUE- Czech National Bank Governor Miroslav Singer to hold a news conference on financial stability 2015/ 2016- 0800 GMT.

  • MONDAY, JUNE 13 MONTREAL- OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurria will present the latest OECD Economic Survey of Canada with Canadian Finance Minister Bill Morneau during a press conference- 1400 GMT. SOPOT, Poland- Sweden Riksbank Governor Stefan Ingves will participate in a debate on "The development of the financial sector and its effect on the economy"...