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Economic Regions PIIGS

  • LONDON- Bank of England Chief Economist Andy Haldane gives lecture at London School of Economics- 1820 GMT. NEW YORK- Chicago Fed President Charles Evans to speak before the New York Association for Business Economics. WASHINGTON- Federal Reserve Deputy Director for Division of Bank Supervision and Regulation Maryann Hunter will attend American Bankers...

  • LONDON- Bank of England Chief Economist Andy Haldane gives lecture at London School of Economics- 1820 GMT. NEW YORK- Chicago Fed President Charles Evans to speak before the New York Association for Business Economics. WASHINGTON- Federal Reserve Deputy Director for Division of Bank Supervision and Regulation Maryann Hunter will attend American Bankers...

  • ATHENS, Greece— Greece's unemployment rate is rising again, reaching 23.6 percent in the last quarter of 2016— up one percentage point on the quarter. Greece's statistical authority said Thursday that the number of jobless was 1.12 million in October-December, compared with 1.09 million in the third quarter of 2016.. Greece's unemployment rate is the highest...

  • MILAN— European car sales grew 2.2 percent in February to over 1 million vehicles— close to the level in 2008, just before the economic crisis slid the industry into a prolonged downturn. Data released Thursday by the European car makers' association, ACEA, showed that the three top markets, France, German and Britain, all suffered modest declines, but demand...

  • BADEN-BADEN, GERMANY- European Central Bank Board Member Benoit Coeure will participate in G20 Finance and Central Bank Deputies meeting in Baden-Baden. FRANKFURT- German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble and IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde speak at a conference in Frankfurt- 1230 GMT. BRUSSELS- European Central Bank Board Member Peter Praet...

  • BADEN-BADEN, GERMANY- European Central Bank Board Member Benoit Coeure will participate in G20 Finance and Central Bank Deputies meeting in Baden-Baden. FRANKFURT- German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble and IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde speak at a conference in Frankfurt- 1230 GMT. BRUSSELS- European Central Bank Board Member Peter Praet...

  • VATICAN CITY— Pope Francis said Wednesday that employers who fire workers for unclear economic reasons are committing a "very grave sin" and should ensure dignified work for all their employees. Francis made the comments at his Wednesday general audience after appealing for a resolution to a labor dispute at Sky Italia, where employees are facing job cuts and...

  • FRANKFURT- European Central Bank Board Member Peter Praet will participate in panel of 9th Annual IIF G20 Conference "The G20 Agenda Under the German Presidency" organized by the Institute of International Finance in Frankfurt, Germany- 0930 GMT. FRANKFURT- Federal Banking Symposium "Banking Supervision in Dialogue"- 0800 GMT. FRANKFURT- Riksbank Governor...

  • FRANKFURT- European Central Bank Board Member Peter Praet will participate in panel of 9th Annual IIF G20 Conference "The G20 Agenda Under the German Presidency" organized by the Institute of International Finance in Frankfurt, Germany- 0930 GMT. FRANKFURT- Federal Banking Symposium "Banking Supervision in Dialogue"- 0800 GMT. FRANKFURT- Riksbank Governor...

  • STOCKHOLM- The Riksdag Committee on Finance will hold an open hearing on monetary policy with Riksbank Governor Stefan Ingves and Riksbank Deputy Governor Henry Ohlsson- 0900 GMT. FRANKFURT- European Central Bank President Mario Draghi speaks at the conference on "Fostering Innovation and Entrepreneurship in the Euro Area", initiated by ECB and MIT- 1430 GMT.

  • STOCKHOLM- The Riksdag Committee on Finance will hold an open hearing on monetary policy with Riksbank Governor Stefan Ingves and Riksbank Deputy Governor Henry Ohlsson- 0900 GMT. FRANKFURT- European Central Bank President Mario Draghi speaks at the conference on "Fostering Innovation and Entrepreneurship in the Euro Area," initiated by ECB and MIT- 1430 GMT.

  • FRANKFURT- European Central Bank Board Member Vitor Constancio is scheduled to attend an event on "The Future of Economic Growth With and Without TFP Growth" by the Vice President at joint conference "Fostering Innovation and Entrepreneurship in the Euro Area" organized by the ECB and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Frankfurt, Germany- 1400 GMT.

  • FRANKFURT- European Central Bank Board Member Vitor Constancio is scheduled to attend an event on "The Future of Economic Growth With and Without TFP Growth" by the Vice President at joint conference "Fostering Innovation and Entrepreneurship in the Euro Area" organized by the ECB and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Frankfurt, Germany- 1400 GMT.

  • FRANKFURT- European Central Bank Board Member Vitor Constancio is scheduled to attend an event on "The Future of Economic Growth With and Without TFP Growth" by the Vice President at joint conference "Fostering Innovation and Entrepreneurship in the Euro Area" organized by the ECB and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Frankfurt, Germany- 1400 GMT.

  • FRANKFURT- European Central Bank Board Member Vitor Constancio is scheduled to attend an event on "The Future of Economic Growth With and Without TFP Growth" by the Vice President at joint conference "Fostering Innovation and Entrepreneurship in the Euro Area" organized by the ECB and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Frankfurt, Germany- 1400 GMT.

  • FRANKFURT- European Central Bank President Mario Draghi speaks at the conference on "Fostering Innovation and Entrepreneurship in the Euro Area", initiated by ECB and MIT- 1430 GMT. STOCKHOLM- The Riksdag Committee on Finance will hold an open hearing on monetary policy with Riksbank Governor Stefan Ingves and Riksbank Deputy Governor Henry Ohlsson- 0900 GMT.

  • FRANKFURT- European Central Bank President Mario Draghi speaks at the conference on "Fostering Innovation and Entrepreneurship in the Euro Area," initiated by ECB and MIT- 1430 GMT. STOCKHOLM- The Riksdag Committee on Finance will hold an open hearing on monetary policy with Riksbank Governor Stefan Ingves and Riksbank Deputy Governor Henry Ohlsson- 0900 GMT.

  • BRUSSELS, March 9- Greece and its international creditors made progress on talks to disburse new loans to Athens under a bailout programme but new meetings are necessary next week to reach a deal, the euro zone bailout fund said on Thursday. "Important progress has been made on a balanced fiscal package for the post-programme period and a number of key reforms,...

  • FRANKFURT- ECB Governing Council meeting, followed by press conference- 1330 GMT. FRANKFURT- ECB Governing Council meeting, followed by interest rate announcement. STOCKHOLM- The Riksdag Committee on Finance will hold an open hearing on monetary policy with Riksbank Governor Stefan Ingves and Riksbank Deputy Governor Henry Ohlsson- 0900 GMT.

  • FRANKFURT- ECB Governing Council meeting, followed by press conference- 1330 GMT. FRANKFURT- ECB Governing Council meeting, followed by interest rate announcement. STOCKHOLM- The Riksdag Committee on Finance will hold an open hearing on monetary policy with Riksbank Governor Stefan Ingves and Riksbank Deputy Governor Henry Ohlsson- 0900 GMT.