Economic Regions PIIGS

  • MONDAY, OCTOBER 24 FAYETTEVILLE, United States- Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis President James Bullard gives presentation on the U.S. economy and monetary policy before a conference co-sponsored by the Association for University Business and Economic Research- 1305 GMT. OTTAWA- Bank of Canada Governor Stephen Poloz and Senior Deputy Governor Carolyn...

  • ROME, Oct 21- 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 to the euro zone's third-largest economy. "Even in the event of a' yes' vote, Italy would face elections by May 2018, with populist and eurosceptic parties currently performing well in opinion polls," Fitch...

  • FRIDAY, OCTOBER 21 SAN FRANCISCO- Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco President John Williams speaks before the Federal Home Loan Bank 2016 Member Conference- 1830 GMT. FRANKFURT- The European Central Bank releases its quarterly Survey of Professional Forecasters, a key guide on long-term inflation expectations- 0800 GMT. TOKYO- Bank of Japan Governor...

  • THURSDAY, OCTOBER 20 NEW YORK- Federal Reserve Bank of New York President William Dudley gives welcome remarks at a conference entitled "Reforming Culture and Behavior in the Financial Services Industry: Expanding the Dialogue"- 1230 GMT. NEW YORK- Federal Reserve Bank of New York President William Dudley moderates panel " Finance and Society: A Global...

  • BRUSSELS- European Parliament's Brexit negotiator Guy Verhofstadt speaks at conference on future of EU budget, reform of EU institutional set-up- 1300 GMT SYDNEY- Reserve Bank of Australia will release the minutes of October Monetary Policy Meeting- 0030 GMT. FRANKFURT- European Central Bank releases its quarterly survey on lending, including forward...

  • BRUSSELS- European Parliament's Brexit negotiator Guy Verhofstadt speaks at conference on future of EU budget, reform of EU institutional set-up- 1300 GMT SYDNEY- Reserve Bank of Australia will release the minutes of October Monetary Policy Meeting- 0030 GMT. FRANKFURT- European Central Bank releases its quarterly survey on lending, including forward...

  • LISBON, Oct 14- A Portuguese court has dropped a case accusing a Canadian academic of market manipulation for predicting in a blog six years ago that Portugal would need an international bailout. Peter Boone, a lecturer at the London School of Economics, co-authored blogs saying that, after Greece was bailed out by the European Union and the International...

  • President of Eurogroup Jeroen Dijsselbloem (L) talks with Greek Finance Minister Euclid Tsakalotos (R) next to a Greek advisor during an Eurogroup meeting in Luxembourg.

    Euro zone finance ministers gave Greece a positive review of its reforms on Monday but divided up the latest tranche of aid to Athens.

  • LONDON- Bank of England's Monetary Policy Committee member Michael Saunders speaks in parliament- 0900 GMT. LONDON- Bank of England's financial policy committee member Anil Kashyap speaks in parliament- 1000 GMT. OSLO- Norwegian central bank Governor Oystein Olsen speaks at the Centre for Monetary Economics/ BI Norwegian Business School- 0900 GMT.

  • LONDON- Bank of England's Monetary Policy Committee member Michael Saunders speaks in parliament- 0900 GMT. LONDON- Bank of England's financial policy committee member Anil Kashyap speaks in parliament- 1000 GMT. OSLO- Norwegian central bank Governor Oystein Olsen speaks at the Centre for Monetary Economics/ BI Norwegian Business School- 0900 GMT.

  • *Finance ministers agree on payment of 1.1 bln loan to Greece. LUXEMBOURG, Oct 10- Euro zone finance ministers gave Greece a positive review of its reforms on Monday but divided up the latest tranche of aid to Athens, disbursing a 1.1 billion euro loan but postponing its decision on a further 1.7 billion payout to later in October. As part of an 86 billion euro bailout...

  • TUESDAY, OCTOBER 11 LONDON- Bank of England's Monetary Policy Committee member Michael Saunders speaks in parliament- 0900 GMT. LONDON- Bank of England's financial policy committee member Anil Kashyap speaks in parliament- 1000 GMT. SYDNEY- Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago President Charles Evans speaks on current economic conditions and monetary policy...

  • SATURDAY, OCTOBER 8 WASHINGTON- International Monetary and Financial Committee holds a news conference 2016 Annual Meetings of the World Bank Group and the International Monetary Fund- 1615 GMT. TUESDAY, OCTOBER 11 LONDON- Bank of England's Monetary Policy Committee member Michael Saunders speaks in parliament- 0900 GMT. LONDON- Bank of England's financial...

  • LISBON, Oct 6- Portugal aims to narrow its budget deficit to just under 2 percent of gross domestic product next year, its top finance official said on Thursday, in an effort to convince credit rating agencies to maintain their ratings. Heavily indebted, slow-growing Portugal needs to maintain at least one investment grade rating from a recognized rating agency...

  • While massive stimulus from some of the world's biggest central banks has underpinned a multi-year rally since the financial crisis, taking Wall Street to record highs, doubts over the potency of further monetary easing are growing. Investors aren't convinced that economic reflation is at hand despite rock-bottom interest rates that have left over $10...

  • MADRID, Oct 4- The European Central Bank is set to keep its interest rates low until it gets inflation back to its target, the ECB's chief economist said on Tuesday, arguing it was not up to the institution to shore up meager bank profits. Banks have complained that ultra-low ECB rates are eating into their lending margins, particularly in countries where cash is...

  • AUCKLAND, New Zealand- Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago President Charles Evans speaks on current economic events and monetary policy before the CFA Society, New Zealand Luncheon- 2350 GMT. CHARLESTON- Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond President Jeffrey Lacker speaks on "Economic Outlook, October 2016" before the West Virginia Economic Outlook Conference- 1205...

  • AUCKLAND, New Zealand- Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago President Charles Evans speaks on current economic events and monetary policy before the CFA Society, New Zealand Luncheon- 2350 GMT. CHARLESTON- Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond President Jeffrey Lacker speaks on "Economic Outlook, October 2016" before the West Virginia Economic Outlook Conference- 1205...

  • AUCKLAND, New Zealand- Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago President Charles Evans speaks on current economic events and monetary policy before the CFA Society, New Zealand Luncheon- 2350 GMT. CHARLESTON- Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond President Jeffrey Lacker speaks on "Economic Outlook, October 2016" before the West Virginia Economic Outlook Conference- 1205...

  • AUCKLAND, New Zealand- Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago President Charles Evans speaks on current economic events and monetary policy before the CFA Society, New Zealand Luncheon- 2350 GMT. CHARLESTON- Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond President Jeffrey Lacker speaks on "Economic Outlook, October 2016" before the West Virginia Economic Outlook Conference- 1205...