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  • TUESDAY, JULY 12 JOHANNESBURG- South African Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan speaks at a South African Chamber of Commerce and Industry meeting- 0730 GMT. PRAGUE- Czech National Bank to publish the minutes of its June board meeting- 0700 GMT. BUDAPEST- Hungarian Central Bank non-rate-setting meeting.

  • WASHINGTON, July 7- International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde warned in an interview published on Thursday that anti-trade policies like those championed by Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump risked a protectionist movement that could severely damage global growth. Lagarde told the Financial Times that with...

  • AIX-EN-PROVENCE, France, July 3- French and international policymakers, business leaders and academics gathered from Friday to Sunday in the southern French city of Aix-en-Provence for an annual conference to discuss global economic issues. Below are key comments on the consequences of Britain's referendum vote to leave the European Union.

  • AIX-EN-PROVENCE, France, July 3- French and international policymakers, business leaders and academics gathered from Friday to Sunday in the southern French city of Aix-en-Provence for an annual conference to discuss global economic issues. Below are key comments on the consequences of Britain's referendum vote to leave the European Union.

  • AIX-EN-PROVENCE, France, July 3- French and international policymakers, business leaders and academics gathered from Friday to Sunday in the southern French city of Aix-en-Provence for an annual conference to discuss global economic issues. Below are key comments on the consequences of Britain's referendum vote to leave the European Union.

  • AIX-EN-PROVENCE, France, July 3- French and international policymakers, business leaders and academics gathered from Friday to Sunday in the southern French city of Aix-en-Provence for an annual conference to discuss global economic issues. Below are key comments on the consequences of Britain's referendum vote to leave the European Union.

  • MELBOURNE, June 27- London copper's price was little changed on Monday as caution dominated the market in the aftermath of Britain's vote last week to leave the European Union. British Finance Minister George Osborne, who had warned during the campaign that a "Brexit" would cause financial market volatility, scheduled a statement for 7 a.m. on Monday to provide...

  • *UK finance minister to speak early on Monday. *EU preparing to move European Banking Authority from London. LONDON, June 27- Britain plunged deeper into political crisis on Sunday after its vote to leave the European Union last Thursday, leaving world officials and financial markets confused about how to handle the political and economic fallout.

  • MELBOURNE, June 27- London copper slipped on Monday as ripples from Britain's vote last week to leave the European Union continued to unsettle markets. *Financial markets "vastly underestimated" the outcome of Britain's vote to leave the European Union but did not panic on Friday, International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde said on Sunday.

  • June 26- Financial markets "vastly underestimated" the outcome of Britain's vote to leave the European Union but did not panic on Friday, International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde said on Sunday. Lagarde, however, said that how markets react from here depends on what steps UK and European policymakers take to deal with the separation vote...

  • WASHINGTON, June 26- Financial markets "vastly underestimated" the outcome of Britain's vote to leave the European Union but did not panic on Friday, International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde said on Sunday. "There was a violent, brutal, immediate massive move, the pound went down by 10 percent," Lagarde told a forum at the Aspen Ideas Festival...

  • *Flexible yuan currency important for China's development. WASHINGTON, June 24- A more flexible yuan currency is important for China's development and reforms and monetary policy will be adjusted "in a dynamic way" to meet those goals, People's Bank of China Governor Zhou Xiaochuan said. "We are paying close attention to international discussions on Chinese...

  • Flexible yuan currency important for China's development. WASHINGTON, June 24- People's Bank of China governor Zhou Xiaochuan said on Friday a more flexible yuan currency was important for China's development and reforms, and that monetary policy would be adjusted "in a dynamic way" to meet those goals. Amid Friday's market turmoil in response to Britain's...

  • WASHINGTON, June 24- International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde on Friday called for "clarity" on the negotiations over the terms of Britain's exit from the European Union.

  • BENGALURU, June 23- Gold touched a fresh two-week low early on Thursday on cautious optimism that British voters would opt to stay in the European Union at referendum later in the session, thereby boosting Asian stocks and reducing risk aversion. *The campaign to keep Britain in the European Union got a boost from two opinion polls published late on Wednesday, a...

  • WASHINGTON, June 22- The International Monetary Fund said on Wednesday the U.S. economy was "overall in good shape," with growth set to regain momentum despite an overvalued dollar, but it warned that too many Americans were dropping out of the workforce or living in poverty. The IMF expects U.S. economic growth of 2.2 percent in 2016, a downgrade from 2.4 percent it...

  • June 22- U.S. stocks trimmed gains and were flat in early afternoon trading on Wednesday after a new poll moderated expectations that Britain will vote to remain in the European Union. A survey by polling firm Opinium showed the campaign for Britain to leave the EU holds a one-point lead over the "In" camp ahead of Thursday's referendum. Federal Reserve Chair Janet...

  • June 22- U.S. stocks rose in late morning trading on Wednesday, helped by a jump in healthcare stocks, even as investors awaited the outcome of Britain's referendum on its European Union membership. Polls are extremely close but bookmakers point to betting patterns in favor of the U.K. remaining in the EU. The S&P 500 health index jumped 1.34 percent after a report...

  • WASHINGTON, June 22- International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde said on Wednesday that the Federal Reserve should avoid "abrupt" interest rate moves and focus on stability in its monetary policy. Lagarde, in a news conference on the IMF's U.S. policy review, said the IMF was "aligned" with Fed Chair Janet Yellen on the need for clear policy...

  • WASHINGTON, June 21- The International Monetary Fund said on Tuesday its third highest ranking official, Deputy Managing Director Min Zhu, will leave the Fund when his five-year term expires in late July. Zhu, a former central banker at the People's Bank of China is one of four IMF deputy managing directors. The new deputy will be appointed by Managing Director...