Economic Regions PIIGS

  • STOCKHOLM- Riksbank Deputy Governor Martin Floden talks about' The Search for Growth- The Financial System and the Real Economy'- 0815 GMT. BRUSSELS- European Central Bank President Mario Draghi gives introductory statement at the quarterly hearing before the Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs of the European Parliament in Brussels- 1400 GMT.

  • DUBLIN, Nov 25- After a year of huge shocks to the market, investors' nerves will be tested twice more in the coming week as OPEC debates an oil output cut and Italy provides the first of several upcoming major European electoral tests. By far the greater unknown of the two, investors fear Italy could be plunged into political uncertainty if pro-euro Prime Minister...

  • MONDAY, NOVEMBER 28 BRUSSELS- European Central Bank President Mario Draghi gives introductory statement at the quarterly hearing before the Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs of the European Parliament in Brussels- 1400 GMT. BRUSSELS- European Central Bank Chief Economist Peter Praet speaks on "Challenges to economic integration at the European...

  • *Steady business sentiment in France, Germany. BERLIN, Nov 24- Growth in leading euro zone economies slowed over the summer months and an expected German-led rebound at the end of the year may prove too short-lived for the European Central Bank to unwind its monetary stimulus. Germany's quarterly growth rate halved to 0.2 percent in the three months to September...

  • STOCKHOLM- Swedish Deputy Central Bank Governor Martin Floden talks about the advantages and disadvantages of negative interest rates- 0945 GMT. BRUSSELS- European Central Bank President Mario Draghi gives introductory statement at the quarterly hearing before the Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs of the European Parliament in Brussels- 1400...

  • LISBON, Nov 22- When international creditors released Portugal from onerous loan conditions two years ago, they hailed the nation for some major reform achievements- not least, an overhaul of the judiciary. The International Monetary Fund applauded Lisbon for reforming a dysfunctional court system which had been a brake on the economy. And with the European...

  • NEW YORK- The Federal Reserve Bank of New York, the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System and the Freelancers Union convene a forum titled "The Evolution of Work." Speakers include William Dudley, president and CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, and Lael Brainard of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System. NEW YORK- Federal Reserve...

  • NEW YORK- The Federal Reserve Bank of New York, the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System and the Freelancers Union convene a forum titled "The Evolution of Work". Speakers include William Dudley, president and CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, and Lael Brainard of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System. NEW YORK- Federal Reserve...

  • THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 17 WASHINGTON- Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen testifies on the economic outlook before the congressional Joint Economic Committee- 1500 GMT NEW YORK- The Federal Reserve Bank of New York, the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, and the Freelancers Union convene a forum titled "The Evolution of Work". Speakers include William...

  • THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 17 WASHINGTON- Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen testifies on the economic outlook before the congressional Joint Economic Committee- 1500 GMT NEW YORK- The Federal Reserve Bank of New York, the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, and the Freelancers Union convene a forum titled "The Evolution of Work." Speakers include William...

  • WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 2 LONDON- Colombian President Jose Manuel dos Santos and Finance Minister Mauricio Cardenas attend an investment event in London with UK trade secretary Liam Fox- 1000 GMT. TIRANA- Bank of Albania interest rate decision. THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 3 PRAGUE- Czech National Bank holds monetary policy meeting.

  • NICOSIA, Nov 1- Greece's official lenders are likely to offer it short-term debt relief by the end of this year, the head of the euro zone's bailout fund said on Tuesday. Athens has been pushing its official creditors to specify ways to ease its debt load, the highest in the euro zone as a percentage of economic output. Regling said short-term relief measures would...

  • SAO PAULO, Oct 26- Appetite for growth will lead Brazilian lenders to pass on lower borrowing costs to customers as the central bank cuts interest rates in coming months, Banco Santander Brasil SA Chief Executive Officer Sergio Rial said on Wednesday. Santander Brasil's loan book fell 6 percent in the past 12 months, reflecting the impact of Brazil's worst...

  • BRUSSELS, Oct 25- The European Commission asked Italy on Tuesday to explain why its 2017 structural budget deficit is rising instead of falling as requested by EU finance ministers and why the headline budget gap is to be much higher than Rome promised in May. Italy, like all euro zone countries, is obliged to cut its structural deficit, which excludes one-off...

  • BRUSSELS, Oct 25- The European Commission asked Italy on Tuesday to explain why its 2017 structural budget deficit is rising instead of falling as requested by EU finance ministers and why the headline budget gap is to be much higher than Rome promised in May. Italy, like all other euro zone countries, is obliged to cut its structural deficit, which excludes one off...

  • BRUSSELS, Oct 25- The European Commission asked Italy on Tuesday to explain why its 2017 structural budget deficit is rising instead of falling as requested by EU finance ministers and why the headline budget gap is to be much higher than Rome promised in May.

  • TUESDAY, OCTOBER 25 ATLANTA- Atlanta Fed President Dennis Lockhart speaks to the Opportunity Finance Network about "Lending and Investing in Community Development"- 1720 GMT. LONDON- Bank of England Governor Mark Carney appears before the House of Lords Economic Affairs Committee- 1435 GMT. BERLIN- ECB Chief Mario Draghi speaks on "Stability, Equity and Monetary...

  • TUESDAY, OCTOBER 25 ATLANTA- Atlanta Fed President Dennis Lockhart speaks to the Opportunity Finance Network about "Lending and Investing in Community Development"- 1720 GMT. LONDON- Bank of England Governor Mark Carney appears before the House of Lords Economic Affairs Committee- 1435 GMT. BERLIN- ECB Chief Mario Draghi speaks on "Stability, Equity and Monetary...

  • WASHINGTON, Oct 24- The International Monetary Fund said on Monday it will wait until Spain's conservative leader forms a new cabinet before completing its annual review of the country's economic policies. The move follows a decision on Sunday by Spain's center-left Socialists to end a political deadlock by agreeing to abstain in a looming confidence vote,...

  • Ratings agency Fitch cut its outlook for Italy on Friday, saying weak growth, high debt and the uncertain outcome of a planned referendum posed risks.