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  • 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...

  • 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.

  • SAO PAULO, July 27- The Brazilian real and Bovespa stock index were stable on Wednesday, after a session in which traders were attentive to a meeting of U.S. Markets were mostly untroubled by news that Japan will announce a $265 billion stimulus package next week, ramping up pressure for the central bank to announce complementary monetary easing following a...

  • 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.

  • CARACAS/ BOGOTA, July 26- Even for Venezuela's notoriously opaque economy, it was a sweetheart deal that went too far. Last August, state oil company Petroleos de Venezuela SA issued one of its largest tenders in recent years: a multi-billion dollar project in the Orinoco Belt, the world's largest crude reserve. Trenaco, headquartered in Switzerland but largely...

  • NAIROBI- Central bank of Kenya monetary policy meeting- 0000 GMT. TUESDAY, JULY 26 JOHANNESBURG- South African Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan speaks at Nedbank group's annual investment summit on "the role of business in securing a more prosperous and inclusive future for all South Africans"- 0700 GMT. ANKARA- Turkey central bank to publish quarterly inflation...

  • FRIDAY, JULY 22 BEIJING- Chinese Premier Li Keqiang will hold a roundtable with World Bank President Jim Yong Kim, International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde, World Trade Organization Director-General Roberto Azevedo, International Labor Organization Director-General Guy Ryde, Organization for Economic Cooperation and...

  • 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,...

  • THURSDAY, JULY 21 JAKARTA- Indonesia central bank rate decision- 0700 GMT. PRETORIA- South African Reserve Bank rate decision- 1300 GMT. MONDAY, JULY 25 JERUSALEM- Bank of Israel interest rate decision- 1300 GMT.

  • WEDNESDAY, JULY 20 BEIJING- World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim to visit China. THURSDAY, JULY 21 JAKARTA- Indonesia central bank rate decision- 0700 GMT. PRETORIA- South African Reserve Bank rate decision- 1300 GMT.

  • July 19- Wilson Barreto was blinded by a Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia bomb attack in Bogota when he was 19 years old. Now, he is featured in a documentary naked, standing in Bogota's Bolivar Plaza with more than 6,000 other Colombians from all sides of the civil war, which began in the early 1960 s. Also appearing in the documentary is María del Pilar...

  • TUESDAY, JULY 19 LONDON- International Monetary Fund publishes update to World Economic Outlook, including new UK growth forecasts- 1300 GMT. ANKARA- Turkey central bank monetary policy meeting- 1100 GMT. PRETORIA- South African Reserve Bank starts its three-day monetary policy committee meeting.

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    Colombia's oil-reliant economy appears to be navigating global uncertainty that has hammered places like Venezuela and Brazil.

  • A pedestrian looks at prices displayed on digital screens at a foreign currency exchange bureau in London, U.K., on Wednesday, June 22, 2016.

    While Britain possibly voting to leave the EU has been talked about in U.K. assets, the bigger question is what happens to the rest of the world.

  • Gas flare from an offshore oil rig platform.

    That gap in price forecasts is important. If an investor believes oil prices will peak next year, the case for buying into energy stocks becomes more urgent.

  • WEDNESDAY, JUNE 22 BANGKOK- Bank of Thailand monetary policy committee meeting- 0730 GMT. THURSDAY, JUNE 23 KIEV- National Bank of Ukraine monetary policy meeting- 0700 GMT. Speakers: Hungarian central bank Chief Economist Daniel Palotai and Managing Director Barnabas Virag- 0700 GMT.

  • BOGOTA, June 21- Colombian coffee growers still dealing with the consequences of the El Nino drought are now bracing for heavy La Nina rains which could hurt the country's harvest even more, the head of the coffee federation said on Tuesday. Growers, who are finishing harvesting beans shrunk by lack of water, will soon have to contend with overly humid soil and the...

  • TUESDAY, JUNE 21 CANCUN, Mexico- The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development's Ministerial Meeting on the Digital Economy: Innovation, Growth and Social Prosperity, to move the digital agenda forward in four key policy areas foundational to the growth of the digital economy. ANKARA- Turkey central bank monetary policy meeting- 1100 GMT.

  • MONDAY, JUNE 20 NEW DELHI- The World Bank's India office to publish its bi-annual review and forecast of the economy-India Development Update June 2016- Financing Double-Digit Growth- 0830 GMT. ANKARA- Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey monetary policy meeting- 1100 GMT. PORT LOUIS- Bank of Mauritius monetary policy meeting- 2200 GMT.