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  • WEDNESDAY, JULY 6 VESTAL, United States- Federal Reserve Bank of New York President William Dudley meets with Binghamton University researchers and Southern Tier Regional Economic Development Council members to discuss economic development projects, and tours the BU Innovate Technologies Complex- 1200 GMT. FRANKFURT- European Central Bank governing...

  • LONDON, June 27- Goldman Sachs sees Europe's Stoxx 600 falling more than five percent over the next three months as the regional economy and corporate earnings suffer a post-Brexit slowdown. The index was down 2.2 percent at 315.08 points by 0841 GMT. Strategists at Goldman Sachs recommend investors cut exposure to insurance and travel sectors in Europe.

  • The survey from the Angus Reid Institute on Monday come as protectionist sentiment swells in the United States, where voters at both ends of the political spectrum question the economic benefits of NAFTA. The U.S. Congress is hesitating to ratify a new 12- nation trade pact, the Trans-Pacific Partnership, which also includes Canada and Mexico.

  • *Africa's richest man piling in to oil and gas. LAGOS, June 24- Africa's richest man, Aliko Dangote, plans to launch Nigeria's first private crude oil refinery by 2019 while almost doubling his cement production on the continent by adding plants in eight countries as he shrugs off a regional economic downturn. Until recently, Nigeria was Africa's biggest crude oil...

  • NEW YORK/ SAO PAULO, June 6- The airlines circling Panama- based Avianca Holdings SA and its Brazilian cousin show that Latin America retains an attraction for foreign carriers, even in the midst of a regional economic slump, as local currencies nosedive. United Continental Holdings Inc and Delta Air Lines Inc are vying with China's HNA Group for a chance to buy...

  • *Major Middle East producers ramp up output ahead of OPEC meeting. SINGAPORE, June 1- Oil prices fell over 1 percent on Wednesday as production from major Middle East exporters was expected to remain high or even increase just as concerns over the state of China's economy weighed on its fuel demand outlook. Most analysts said OPEC will continue to focus on...

  • *Major Middle East producers ramp up output ahead of OPEC meeting. *Morgan Stanley says it is worried about China's economy. SINGAPORE, June 1- Oil prices fell early on Wednesday as production from the major Middle East exporters was expected to remain high or even increase just as concerns over the state of China's economy weighed on its fuel demand outlook.

  • TASHKENT, May 24- China's investment in Uzbekistan now matches that of former Soviet overlord Russia, according to a figure announced on Tuesday by Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi, highlighting Beijing's growing role as a regional economic powerhouse. China has invested a total of $6 billion in the Central Asian nation, Wang told reporters in Tashkent, where...

  • May 11- The price of Brent crude oil should rebound in the next year to about $76 a barrel as consumption continues to increase in coming years, a key U.S. energy agency said on Wednesday. The U.S. Energy Information Administration anticipates increased growth in fuel consumption, largely through growth in emerging economies in Asia, the Middle East and Africa, it...

  • One veteran strategist told CNBC that central banks’ adoption of negative rates was “meaningless” for the foreign exchange markets.

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    ECB President Mario Draghi said on Thursday that the bank had "never discussed" issuing so-called helicopter money.

  • HONG KONG/ BENGALURU, April 21- Bad debts at Asian banks have climbed to their highest since the global financial crisis and the trend will likely worsen as regional economies battle against China's slowdown and volatile oil and commodities prices, a Reuters data analysis shows. "We expect asset quality to weaken and bad loans to increase... the key factor we see is...

  • WASHINGTON, April 13- The U.S. economy continued to expand from late February to early April and low unemployment appears to be spurring an uptick in wage growth, the Federal Reserve said on Wednesday. Pay increased in all but one of the Fed's 12 regional bank districts and several reported signs of a pickup in wage growth, the U.S. central bank said in its Beige Book...

  • SANTIAGO, April 9- A United Nations body has cut its modest economic growth projection for Latin America in 2016 and is now forecasting an average contraction in regional gross domestic product of 0.6 percent. The Santiago- based Economic Commission for Latin American and the Caribbean, citing low commodities prices and financial market volatility, cut its...

  • WEDNESDAY, APRIL 6 ST LOUIS- Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis President James Bullard gives welcome remarks before a Homer Jones Memorial Lecture event- 2230 GMT. CLEVELAND- Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland President Loretta Mester speaks on the U.S. and regional economic outlook and monetary policy before a joint Cleveland Association for Business...

  • TOKYO, March 30- Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Wednesday he wants to boost inbound tourism to 40 million visits by 2020, doubling the number from last year, in a bid to boost retail sales and revitalise regional economies.

  • PANAMA CITY, March 29- Panamanian economic growth accelerated in January compared with the previous month, data from the national statistics office showed on Tuesday. The Central American nation's economy has been cooling as $15 billion of infrastructure investment, mainly for the expansion of the Panama Canal, reaches its conclusion.

  • SANTIAGO, March 29- The world's two largest plane manufacturers forecast on Tuesday that Latin America's commercial fleet will at least double in the next two decades as economic growth accelerates in the region. "In the long term, the economies of Latin America will grow faster than those in the rest of the world," said Donna Hrinak, president of Boeing Latin...

  • *March flash euro zone composite PMI 53.7. *Composite PMI above all forecasts in Reuters poll. LONDON, March 22- Business activity in the euro zone and sentiment in powerhouse Germany ended the first quarter on a brighter note, surveys showed on Tuesday, suggesting the European Central Bank's extra stimulus may already be having a positive effect.

  • UK Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne speaks at a Conservative Party Conference.

    George Osborne, the U.K.'s finance minister, will announce this year's budget on Wednesday and is expected to cut public spending further, despite the slowing British economy.