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  • DIARY - Top Economic Events to July 9 Wednesday, 25 Jun 2014 | 8:01 PM ET

    WASHINGTON- Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis President James Bullard speaks in New York on "Monetary policy and Income inequality" at the Charles Peter McColough Roundtable Series on International Economics. LONDON- Bank of England publishes half-yearly Financial Stability Report and Governor Mark Carney holds news conference- 0930 GMT.

  • ATHENS, June 25- President Barack Obama's administration will push the U.S. Congress to enact legislation to give European Union citizens the right to sue in the United States if they think their private data has been released or misused, the U.S attorney general said on Wednesday.

  • Greece appoints lawyer as top tax official Monday, 23 Jun 2014 | 2:42 PM ET

    ATHENS, June 23- Greece's government named lawyer Katerina Savvaidou as the country's top tax official on Monday after her predecessor abruptly resigned under a cloud, causing concern among the country's international lenders.

  • ATHENS, June 20- China wants to invest in Greece's airports, railways and its busiest port, the two countries said on Friday, as the country where the euro debt crisis began seeks a role as China's gateway into Europe.

  • Greece seeks role as China's gateway to Europe Friday, 20 Jun 2014 | 11:29 AM ET

    ATHENS, June 20- China wants to invest in Greek airports and railways as well as the busiest port, officials said on Friday, as the country where the euro debt crisis began seeks a role as China's gateway into Europe.

  • DIARY - Top economic Events to July 2 Thursday, 19 Jun 2014 | 8:01 PM ET

    LUXEMBOURG- Meeting of the Economic and Financial Affairs Council. BRUSSELS- ECB Executive Board member Yves Mersch speaks at the panel discussion on "What form of fiscal capacity does the EMU need? of the conference "Economic shock absorbers for the Eurozone: Deepening the debate on automatic stabilisers" in Brussels, Belgium.

  • LUXEMBOURG, June 19- Greece must step up reforms, the EU's top economic official said on Thursday, urging the twice-bailed-out euro zone country with a debt nearly three times the size of the EU limit to return to "a credible path".

  • Euro zone bonds rally as U.S. Fed fuels yield hunt Thursday, 19 Jun 2014 | 7:25 AM ET

    *Italy, Spanish yields head towards record lows. LONDON, June 19- Peripheral euro zone bond yields headed back towards historic lows on Thursday in a market-wide rally after the U.S. This accelerated the hunt for yield in euro zone bonds which were already buoyant from the European Central Bank's interest rate cuts and liquidity measures taken two weeks ago.

  • *Italy, Spanish yields head towards record lows. LONDON, June 19- Peripheral euro zone bond yields headed back towards historic lows on Thursday in a market-wide rally after the U.S.

  • Greece to meet privatisation targets?     Wednesday, 18 Jun 2014 | 11:40 AM ET

    Constantinos Maniatopoulos, chairman of the Hellenic Republic Asset Development Fund, discusses the Chinese Premier's visit to Greece and the country's privatisation program.

  • INTERVIEW-Greece seeks bidders for $1 bln Crete airport Wednesday, 18 Jun 2014 | 8:19 AM ET

    ATHENS, June 18- Chinese, French, German and Spanish firms are vying to build an 800 million euro airport on the island of Crete, one of a number of projects planned by Greece as it recovers from a recession, the infrastructure minister said. Crete is considered a prime spot because of its strategic location wedged between Europe, Asia and Africa.

  • China interested in other Greek ports: Minister     Wednesday, 18 Jun 2014 | 4:00 AM ET

    Miltiades Varvitsiotis, Greek minister of shipping and the Aegean, says Piraeus port should be fully privatized by year-end and that other ports could follow.

  • Chinese capital welcome in Greece: Pro     Wednesday, 18 Jun 2014 | 2:30 AM ET

    Stephanos Issaias, CEO of Enterprise Greece, says Chinese capital will create jobs and economic growth.

  • DIARY - Top Economic Events to July 1 Tuesday, 17 Jun 2014 | 8:01 PM ET

    Federal Reserve's Federal Open Market Committee announces decision on interest rates, followed by Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen's quarterly news conference- 1830 GMT. LONDON- UK Finance Minister George Osborne hosts First UK/China Financial Forum.

  • ATHENS, June 17- Greece is preparing to issue a small-sized, medium-term bond in the coming weeks to follow on the heels of its successful return to debt markets this year after a four-year exile, a senior finance ministry official told Reuters.

  • DIARY - Top economic Events to June 30 Monday, 16 Jun 2014 | 8:01 PM ET

    Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker gives a keynote address at a conference on Skills Training for a Modern Manufacturing Workforce: Does the German Model Have Lessons for the United States?

  • June 16- Star Bulk Carriers Corp said it would buy Oceanbulk Shipping LLC and Oceanbulk Carriers LLC in an all-stock deal to create the largest U.S.-listed dry bulk shipper.

  • June 16- Star Bulk Carriers Corp said it would buy fellow dry bulk carriers Oceanbulk Shipping LLC and Oceanbulk Carriers LLC in an all-stock deal that will make Oaktree Capital Management its largest shareholder.

  • *China warned Britain on eve not to lecture it on rights. Britain's relations with China took a nosedive in 2012 after Prime Minister David Cameron met the Dalai Lama, the Tibetan spiritual leader whom Beijing says is a separatist.

  • DIARY - Top Economic Events to June 26 Friday, 13 Jun 2014 | 8:01 PM ET

    WASHINGTON- International Monetary Fund releases its annual review of the U.S. economy- 1330 GMT. SANTANDER, Spain- Seminar on "The Europe left by the crisis". Speakers:- European Commission President Jose Manuel Durao Barroso, Spain's Economy Minister Luis de Guindos and Bank of Spain Deputy Governor Fernando Restoy.