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FAIRFAX, United States- Federal Reserve Board Governor Daniel Tarullo speaks on "Advancing Macroprudential Policy Objectives" before the Office of Financial Research and Financial Stability Oversight Council 4th Annual Conference: Evaluating Macroprudential Tools: Complementarities and Conflicts "- 1745 GMT. SARASOTA, United States- Federal Reserve...
ATLANTA, United States- Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta President Dennis Lockhart speaks on economic outlook and monetary policy before the Council for Quality Growth- 1730 GMT. LONDON- Bank of England holds quarterly financial policy committee meeting. BRUSSELS- Meeting of euro zone finance ministers to discuss 2015 draft budgets.
WASHINGTON- Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland President Loretta Mester gives a morning keynote before the 2014 Financial Stability Conference hosted by the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland and the Office of Financial Research- 1345 GMT. WASHINGTON- U.S. Treasury Office of Financial Research Director Richard Berner gives a luncheon speech before the 2014...
CHARLOTTE, United States- Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia President Charles Plosser speaks on the economic outlook before the Charlotte Economics Club- 1730 GMT. WASHINGTON- Federal Reserve issues the Beige Book of economic condition- 1900 GMT. WASHINGTON- Federal Reserve Board Governor Lael Brainard and former Federal Reserve vice chair Donald Kohn...
WASHINGTON- Federal Reserve Vice Chairman Stanley Fischer speaks at the Wall Street Journal's CEO Council annual meeting- 1315 GMT. LOS ANGELES- Federal Reserve Board Governor Lael Brainard gives welcome and opening remarks before the Economic Growth and Regulatory Paperwork Reduction Act Outreach Meeting in Los Angeles. BRONX, United States- Federal...
NUUK/ COPENHAGEN, Nov 28- Greenlanders go to the polls on Friday with hopes for a mineral-rich independence from Denmark foundering on the reality of a tiny, shrinking economy. "Hammond accentuated all the differences between Denmark and Greenland. Greenland, whose capital Nuuk is closer to New York than Copenhagen, became a Danish colony in the early 19th...
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LONDON- Bank of England Monetary Policy Committee member David Miles speaks at London School of Economics and Political Science- 1730 GMT. VIENNA- ECB Executive Board member Sabine Lautenschlaeger speaks at the annual supervisory conference in Vienna on the topic: "National supervision within a European system- getting the balance right"- 0745 GMT.
LONDON- Bank of England holds quarterly Financial Policy Committee meeting. Federal Reserve chair Ben Bernanke speaks before the National Association for Business Economics annual meeting in Chicago- 1615 GMT.
The Bardarbunga volcano in Iceland sends torrents of lava into the air Tuesday as its risk of eruption continues to mount, experts say.
REYKJAVIK/ STOCKHOLM, Aug 29- Iceland said a small volcanic eruption in the Bardarbunga volcano system that started in the early hours of Friday had stopped and it had lifted all airspace restrictions.
REYKJAVIK/ STOCKHOLM, Aug 29- Iceland reduced its aviation warning level to orange on Friday after concluding that a small eruption in the Bardarbunga volcano system that triggered a hours-long red alert actually posed no threat to aircraft.
SYDNEY- Reserve Bank of Australia will release the minutes of its August policy board meeting- 2340 GMT. SALZBURG, Germany- Federal Reserve Bank of New York Deputy General Counsel and Senior Vice President Joyce Hansen, Austrian National Bank Deputy Governor Andreas Ittner and Bundesbank Board member Andreas Dombret speak at Salzburg Global Seminar.
SYDNEY- RBA Payments Policy Department senior manager Jenny Hancock will participate in a panel discussion at the Risk Australia Conference, Sydney.
WAKEFIELD, Canada- Canadian Finance Minister Joe Oliver will hold an annual two-day policy retreat in Wakefield to discuss with industrialists, analysts and others where they think the economy is heading.
Federal Reserve Board Vice Chairman Stanley Fischer, Bank for International Settlements Chief Economist Claudio Borio, Sveriges Riksbank Governor Stefan Ingves and Deputy Governor Karolina Ekholm will attend.
Speaking to CNBC at the China Entrepreneurs Club summit, Huang Nubo, Chairman, Beijing Zhongkun Investment Group, explains why he's purchasing resorts in Iceland and Scandinavia.
Bjarni Benediktsson, Iceland finance minister, talks about why the country still has capital controls in place and when they could be removed.
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Sigmundur Davíð Gunnlaugsson, Prime Minister of Iceland, tells CNBC why Iceland has taken a break from discussions with the European Union.