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  • UK should not be complacent: Lagarde     Friday, 6 Jun 2014 | 6:05 AM ET

    The U.K. is projected to grow faster than others advanced economies in 2014, says IMF managing director Christine Lagarde, but she warned that some risks remain - such as house price inflation.

  • IMF tells Britain to rein in riskier mortgages Friday, 6 Jun 2014 | 6:01 AM ET

    LONDON, June 6- The International Monetary Fund urged Britain to rein in risky mortgages to cool the housing market, the strongest warning yet from an international organization about the risk of a property price bubble. Britain's finance ministry and its central bank have said they are keeping a close eye on the housing market.

  • LONDON, June 4- Britain's finance minister George Osborne voiced confidence on Tuesday that politicians and regulators from major economies will achieve a framework for sorting out problems with bank regulation within six months.

  • LONDON, June 4- Britain's finance minister George Osborne voiced confidence on Tuesday that politicians and regulators from major economies will achieve a framework for sorting out problems with bank regulation within six months.

  • BUSINESS-NEWS-SCHEDULE AT 1230 GMT / 8.30 AM ET Wednesday, 4 Jun 2014 | 8:50 AM ET

    WARSAW/ PARIS- French President Francois Hollande plans to raise concerns about a possible $10 billion- plus U.S. fine on BNP Paribas that he considers disproportionate with U.S. counterpart Barack Obama.

  • Merkel eyes Lagarde for EU Commission: Sources Wednesday, 4 Jun 2014 | 1:40 AM ET

    Angela Merkel has asked France whether it would be willing to put forward Christine Lagarde as president of the European Commission, two sources said.

  • *Institute of International Finance meets in London June 4-6. LONDON, June 4- How far banks are along the path to rehabilitation will be thrown into sharp focus this week when politicians, central bankers and bank bosses gather in London- Europe's finance capital and also the site of many of the industry's ills.

  • PARIS, June 3- German Chancellor Angela Merkel has asked France whether it would be willing to put forward International Monetary Fund chief Christine Lagarde as president of the European Commission, two French sources briefed on the exchanges said.

  • BERLIN, June 3- A Reuters report that German Chancellor Angela Merkel has asked France whether it would be willing to put forward IMF chief Christine Lagarde as president of the European Commission is untrue, a German government spokesman said on Tuesday. What the chancellor said publicly yesterday still stands, " Steffen Seibert said.

  • Shareholder anger grows worldwide over bankers' pay Thursday, 29 May 2014 | 11:41 AM ET

    Investors rejected the pay plans of 10 of the world's biggest banks as anger over excessive bonuses soared in both Britain and the United States.

  • Shareholder anger simmers worldwide over bankers' pay Thursday, 29 May 2014 | 10:59 AM ET

    LONDON, May 29- Investors owning almost 6 billion shares rejected the pay plans of 10 of the world's biggest banks in recent weeks as anger over excessive bonuses reached record levels in Britain and jumped sharply from a year ago in the United States. At Barclays more than one-third of voters failed to back its plan, including abstentions.

  • NYANDENI, South Africa May 29- Mining accounts for a fraction of South Africa's gross domestic product but still hits well above its weight and is pushing the continent's most advanced economy towards recession.

  • *After EU summit, Merkel lacklustre on Juncker Commission bid. BRUSSELS, May 28- Chancellor Angela Merkel's diluted support for Jean-Claude Juncker's bid to be European Commission president has thrown the field open to other candidates, although it will be weeks before a single nominee emerges.

  • *After EU summit, Merkel lacklustre on Juncker Commission bid. BRUSSELS, May 28- Chancellor Angela Merkel's diluted support for Jean-Claude Juncker's bid to be European Commission president has thrown the field open to other candidates, although it will be weeks before a single nominee emerges.

  • BRUSSELS, May 27- Stunning gains by anti-EU and populist parties in the European Parliament elections will prevent any new treaty on deeper euro zone integration for the foreseeable future and may tilt Europe's economic policy mix more towards expansion.

  • LONDON, May 27- Progress in completing banking reforms to plug gaps highlighted by the 2007-09 financial crisis is too slow and is being hampered by fierce industry lobbying, the International Monetary Fund said on Tuesday.

  • DIARY - Top economic Events to June 10 Monday, 26 May 2014 | 10:52 AM ET

    Speakers:- Swiss Finance Minister Eveline Widmer-Schlumpf, former Austrian Finance Minister Maria Fekter and IMF's Chief of World Economic Studies Division in Research Department Thomas Helbling. TOKYO- Bank of Japan releases the minutes of its April policy-setting meeting- 2350 GMT.

  • SINTRA, Portugal, May 25- Christine Lagarde, managing director of the International Monetary Fund, called on Sunday for closer cooperation among the world's central banks to cope with the challenges of increasingly interlinked and complex financial systems.

  • *ECB Forum on Central Banking May 25-27 in Sintra, Portugal. FRANKFURT, May 23- The European Central Bank launches its own version of the prestigious Jackson Hole annual retreat in Portugal on Sunday, inviting policymakers and academics to debate ahead of June's crunch policy meeting.

  • DIARY - Emerging Markets Economic Events to June 4 Thursday, 22 May 2014 | 8:02 PM ET

    May 23- For other related diaries, please. SHANGHAI, China- ECB Executive Board member Yves Mersch speaks at a high-level roundtable " Asia's Growth Bottleneck: Who Can Find A Breakthrough?" at the Shanghai Forum 2014 "Asia Transforms: Identifying New Dynamics" organized by Fudan Development Institute in Shanghai- 0530 GMT.