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  • WARSAW, Dec 4- Australian coal company Prairie Mining plans to apply in 2016 for a concession to extract coal in Poland, a step towards starting construction of a proposed mine, it said on Friday. Prairie Mining plans to build a $685- million coal mine in Lublin in southeastern Poland at a time when slumping coal prices and high production costs have pushed local...

  • WARSAW, Dec 4- Australian coal company Prairie Mining plans to apply in 2016 for an exploration concession in Poland, a step towards starting construction of a proposed mine, it said on Friday. Prairie Mining plans to build a $685- million coal mine in Lublin in southeastern Poland at a time when slumping coal prices and high production costs have pushed local...

  • The Kremlin has imposed trade sanctions on Turkey over last week's jet incident although so far the measures have not affected the Russian energy exports to Turkey that are the core of their economic relationship. Russian Economy Minister Alexei Ulyukayev said on Tuesday that no decisions had been made on the project and on a nuclear power station that...

  • MOSCOW, Dec 1- Russia may freeze work on the Turkish Stream gas pipeline project for several years in retaliation against Ankara for the shooting down of a Russian air force jet, two sources at Russian gas giant Gazprom told Reuters. The Kremlin has imposed trade sanctions on Turkey over the jet incident last week but so far the measures have not affected the...

  • DIARY-Emerging Markets Economic Events to Dec 13 Monday, 30 Nov 2015 | 7:02 PM ET

    CAPE TOWN- South African Reserve Bank Deputy Governor Francois Groepe speaks at Cape Town monetary policy forum- 1530 GMT. WASHINGTON- China's Vice Finance Minister Zhu Guangyou speaks at the Peterson Institute- 2100 GMT. BUDAPEST- Hungarian National Bank holds non-rate-setting meeting.

  • LONDON, Nov 27- Emerging market assets ended the week on a sour note, with major stocks and currencies chalking up daily and weekly losses as domestic woes were compounded by new worries over the health of the Chinese economy. MSCI's broadest emerging market equity index fell 1.2 percent on the day and was on track for an almost 2 percent weekly loss.

  • But since 2010, Prime Minister David Cameron's government has largely neglected the practice to avoid upsetting sceptics in his ruling Conservative party who resent Britain's loss of sovereignty to the EU. Partly as a result, London's influence in the corridors of Brussels has diminished. "All along, Cameron has not understood that solidarity matters," said...

  • *Poland has received billions of euros from carbon trade. *Diplomats say Poland should not isolate itself. *Poland says considering legal challenges to agreed law.

  • DIARY-Emerging Markets Economic Events to Nov 4 Monday, 26 Oct 2015 | 8:02 PM ET

    MEXICO CITY- European Central Bank board member Benoit Coeure at Instituto Tecnologico Autonomo de Mexico- 2200 GMT. MAKATI CITY, Philippines- Central bank of Philippines Governor Amando Tetangco to speak at Asia-Pacific Financial Inclusion Summit- 0100 GMT. SEOUL- Bank of Korea Governor Lee Ju-yeol will chair a central bank meeting over recent economic...

  • Euroskeptic party wins Poland's election Monday, 26 Oct 2015 | 2:30 AM ET
    Euroskeptic party wins Poland's election

    Pawel Swidlicki, a research analyst at Open Europe, says the victory of Poland’s Euroskeptic party is a sign that young citizens are still pessimistic about their economic prospects.

  • PRAGUE/ WARSAW, Oct 23- The zloty gained on Friday on rising risk appetite after the European Central Bank signalled it could unveil more stimulus measures by the end of the year, taking heat off the Polish currency before a national election over the weekend. Markets have also taken relief in the ECB's latest signals it may launch new measures or expand its 60...

  • *Conservative PiS set to win Poland's Oct. 25 election. WARSAW, Oct 22- Two new polls in Poland on Thursday showed diverging trends in the popularity of the frontrunning, nationalist-minded opposition before the Oct. 25 parliamentary election, heightening uncertainty about the shape of the next government and Warsaw's ties with EU neighbours.

  • LONDON, Oct 21- Credit Suisse is looking at moving nearly 2,000 jobs out of London because of its high costs, the bank's new boss said on Wednesday, dealing a blow to the city's status as Europe's dominant financial center. Thiam, who swapped London for Zurich after six years at the helm of London- based insurer Prudential, was speaking after the bank set out plans for a...

  • DIARY-Top Economic Events to Oct 28 Wednesday, 14 Oct 2015 | 8:01 PM ET

    ST LOUIS- Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis President James Bullard gives opening remarks before the 40th Annual Fall Policy Conference hosted by the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis- 1430 GMT. WASHINGTON- Federal Reserve Bank of New York President William Dudley participates in a conversation on "How the Federal Reserve should decide on the appropriate level...

  • DIARY-Top Economic Events to Oct 27 Tuesday, 13 Oct 2015 | 8:01 PM ET

    SINGAPORE- European Central Bank member Yves Mersch speaks on "Market infrastructure integration- What remains to be done?" ST LOUIS- Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis President James Bullard gives opening remarks before the 40th Annual Fall Policy Conference hosted by the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis- 1430 GMT. WASHINGTON- Federal Reserve Bank of New York...

  • Poland’s video game sector powers up Tuesday, 13 Oct 2015 | 9:13 AM ET
    A developer at Polish video game developer 11 Bit Studios

    Poland is a thriving and successful hub for video game development in Europe, but developers are facing a shortage of fresh talent.

  • LONDON, Oct 12- Turkish stocks and the lira fell on Monday and debt insurance costs rose as a blast that killed up to 128 people over the weekend raised fears of further pre-election turmoil, though many other emerging assets extended their recent gains. The double suicide bombing at a rally of pro-Kurdish and labour activists in Ankara is likely to exacerbate...

  • DIARY-Top Economic Events to Oct 22 Friday, 9 Oct 2015 | 8:01 PM ET

    LIMA- Bank of Canada Governor Stephen Poloz will give a speech at the Institute of International Finance- 0645 GMT. LIMA- IMF/World Bank discussion on "What Makes a' Sustainable City'?" LIMA- IMF/World Bank discussion on "Ready for Takeoff: Implementing the Post-2015 Agenda".

  • LONDON, Oct 6- Emerging market stocks extended a four-day rally on Tuesday, but currencies weakened as commodity prices came under pressure and investors worried about the health of the global economy. MSCI's emerging stock index rose 0.6 percent to an 18- day high, getting a lift from Asian stock markets finishing the day on an upbeat note.

  • MSCI's broadest emerging market index gained 0.8 percent, with the Asia ex- Japan benchmark adding more than 1 percent and bourses elsewhere also trending higher. In China, a slight upward revision to still-negative preliminary manufacturing numbers gave some investors hope that the world's second largest economy was stabilising. "The market has simply...