Marek Belka, governor of the National Bank of Poland, says a slowdown in the euro zone economy would have a knock-on effect on the country's economy.» Read More
WARSAW- OBAMA SAYS CAME TO POLAND TO REAFFIRM U.S.
*Reports mount of volunteer fighters coming into Ukraine from Russia. KIEV/ DONETSK, Ukraine, May 30- Ukraine's government vowed on Friday to press ahead with a military offensive against separatists, despite a deadly attack on an army helicopter, amid increasing reports that volunteer fighters from Russia were involved in rebellions in the east.
WARSAW, May 27- Poland's very low inflation is temporary as the economy is growing strongly, but discussion on raising interest rates is months away, central bank policymaker Anna Zielinska-Glebocka said on Tuesday.
*Polish inflation won't ease any further, economy strong. WARSAW, May 27- Poland's very low inflation levels are temporary as the economy is growing strongly, although discussion on raising interest rates is months away, a member of the Monetary Policy Council said on Tuesday.
SKOLKOVO, Russia, May 22- Students at Moscow's new science-focused university crowded into a lecture theatre outside the capital earlier this month to hear Canadian-born Nobel prizewinning molecular biologist Sidney Altman speak.
SKOLKOVO, Russia, May 22- Students at Moscow's new science-focused university crowded into a lecture theater outside the capital earlier this month to hear Canadian-born Nobel prizewinning molecular biologist Sidney Altman speak.
*Commerzbank says incident was an isolated event. FRANKFURT/ LONDON, May 21- Commerzbank AG has fired one trader and suspended a second on suspicions they tried to manipulate the Polish zloty's euro exchange rate, sources familiar with the development said on Wednesday.
May 17- For other related diaries, please. FRANKFURT- Frankfurt Finance Summit 2014. Speakers:- European Commissioner for Internal Market and Financial Services Michel Barnier, Czech National Bank board member Kamil Janacek, ECB executive board member Andreas Dombret, Bank of Spain Governor Luis Linde and former Germany Finance Minister Theodor Waigel.
The Defense Department has approved the international sale of drones with an operating system that works on other drones.
*EBRD chief says loans to Russia could drop as economy slows. WARSAW, May 15- Lending to Russia by the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development could drop as the economy slows, the bank's head said on Thursday, while it may step up loans to countries at risk of economic damage from the Russia- Ukraine crisis.
JERUSALEM/ WASHINGTON, May 14- Israel is poised to lose out on a deal valued at up to $13 billion to build a missile defence shield for Poland, an Israeli defence official said on Wednesday, citing lobbying by Washington on behalf of rival U.S. systems.
MOSCOW, May 14- Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak and European Energy Commissioner Guenther Oettinger agreed on Wednesday to meet on May 19 in Berlin to set a date and place for three-way talks with Ukraine. Novak and Oettinger agreed on the meeting during a telephone call, Russia's energy ministry said in a statement.
WARSAW, May 14- The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development slashed its regional growth forecasts in half on Wednesday and warned of damage to the world economy if the crisis in Ukraine sends Russia into recession.
May 14- For other related diaries, please. WASHINGTON- World Bank President Jim Yong Kim and former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton participate in an event for women's empowerment in Washington- 2115 GMT.
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia- Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta President Dennis Lockhart speaks on the economic outlook before the American Business Group of Riyadh- 0430 GMT.
LONDON/ WARSAW, May 12- A quarter century after the Cold War ended, the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development will cut its growth forecasts this week as a new East-West standoff over Ukraine hurts many post-communist economies.
May 9- For other related diaries, please. SEOUL- Bank of Korea holds Monetary Policy Committee Meeting- 0100 GMT. Treasury Secretary Jack Lew visits China.
ST. PAUL, United States- Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis President Narayana Kocherlakota gives keynote address for a recognition event before the Council on Asian Pacific Minnesotans 2014 Asian Heritage Dinner.
May 8- For other related diaries, please. for emerging market economic indicator release dates and forecasts. BERLIN- WDR Europa Forum 2014 on topic "What kind of Europe do we want?
BERLIN- WDR Europa Forum 2014 on "What kind of Europe do we want? Speakers:- German Chancellor Angela Merkel, EU Commission President Barroso, IMF Director Christine Lagarde, German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble, German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier, Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban and European Parliament President Martin Schulz.