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  • BUDAPEST, Nov 30- The zloty weakened slightly on Wednesday, bucking a rise in other Central European currencies, after a downward revision to Poland's economic growth forecasts for 2016. Preliminary third-quarter economic output figures have showed a slowdown across Central Europe, with economists largely blaming slower inflows of European Union...

  • SINGAPORE- Bank Indonesia deputy Governor Perry Warjiyo to speak at the Emerging Asia Economic forum, hosted by INSEAD and IIF- 0100 GMT. BRAZIL- Central Bank of Brazil monetary policy committee meeting-. BOGOTA- Bank of Colombia board meeting.

  • BUDAPEST, Nov 28- Central European equities mostly eased on Monday as a drop in crude oil prices hit energy shares while worries over Italian banks ahead of the country's looming referendum hurt the financial sector. Prague's main stock index was down 0.4 percent by 1518 GMT, with Erste Bank shares falling by 1.8 percent. Warsaw's blue-chip index fell by 1...

  • Prague's main stock index fell by 0.9 percent and Warsaw's blue-chip index dropped by 0.7 percent. The stocks of Czech energy group CEZ dropped 1.9 percent and Poland's top refiner PKN Orlen shed 1.1 percent. Erste Bank shares fell 1.2 percent in Prague.

  • SINGAPORE- Bank Indonesia deputy governor Perry Warjiyo to give a speech at the Emerging Asia Economic Forum hosted by INSEAD and IIF- 0100 GMT. BRAZIL- Central Bank of Brazil monetary policy committee meeting-. BOGOTA- Bank of Colombia board meeting.

  • BUDAPEST/ WARSAW, Nov 25- Warsaw led a decline in Central Europe's main stock markets on Friday, knocked by falls in shares in Pekao Bank and oil group PKN Orlen. The region's markets ended the week in "wait and see" mode ahead of Italy's referendum, Romania's elections and a possible U.S. Poland's blue-chip stock index was one percent lower Deputy Prime Minister...

  • BUDAPEST/ LJUBLJANA, Nov 25- Oil shares pushed down by declining crude prices put pressure on Central European stock markets on Friday and Slovenia's stock index touched a four-month low. Mixed currencies and bonds indicated that the region's markets were finishing a directionless week in a "wait and see" mode ahead of Italy's referendum, Romania's elections...

  • LONDON, Nov 24- The Turkish lira, Indian rupee and offshore Chinese yuan crashed to fresh record lows on Thursday against the strengthening dollar, while emerging stocks slipped half a percent after U.S. bond yields hit multi-year peaks. "Our bias remains for weaker emerging market currencies over the coming quarters," she said, adding that aside from the impact of...

  • BUDAPEST, Nov 23- The Hungarian forint weakened on Wednesday as the central bank further eased the monetary screws at its monthly 3- month deposit tender and a continuing surge of the dollar blocked a rebound of Central European assets The bank kept its base rate on hold on Tuesday but cut its short-term lending rates and signaled that it may continue to push...

  • BUDAPEST, Nov 23- The forint eased slightly on Wednesday ahead of the Hungarian central bank's monthly deposit tender, while Central European assets moved little as a global dollar rally lost momentum. Treasuries yields after the Nov. 8 U.S. elections led to a sell-off in emerging markets before some consolidation this week. "We see a chance that the...

  • *Hungary wage deal seen lifting GDP, CPI. *Warsaw leads equities rebound, bond yields decline. BUDAPEST, Nov 22- Central European assets firmed on Tuesday as investors unwound selling positions in emerging markets and Hungary agreed an increase of 15 percent to its minimum wage, a move seen boosting economic growth.

  • *Hungary wage deal seen lifting GDP, CPI; labor shortage a pain. BUDAPEST, Nov 22- Central European assets firmed on Tuesday as investors unwound selling positions in emerging markets and Hungary agreed an increase of 15 percent to its minimum wage next year which is seen boosting economic growth. Inflation in Hungary currently stands at 1.0 percent.

  • JAKARTA- Bank Indonesia Governor Agus Martowardojo and Indonesia President Joko Widodo will give speak on the state of the economy, the bank's policy direction for the coming year and what he expects from bankers. SEOUL- Bank of Korea senior deputy governor Jang Byung- wha will speak at the local seminar in Seoul- 0500 GMT. MOSCOW- Russian Finance Minister Anton...

  • *Zloty rebounds after Friday's one-month low. BUDAPEST/ WARSAW, Nov 21- Polish financial markets mostly bounced on Monday from last week's sell-off, triggered by risk aversion following Donald Trump's victory in the U.S. presidential election. Warsaw's blue-chip equities index rebounded from Friday's one-month low, jumping 1.5 percent, led by oil group PKN...

  • *Polish industry, retail data are due at 1300 GMT. BUDAPEST/ WARSAW, Nov 21- Central European assets were little changed on Monday, after falling for two weeks following Donald Trump's victory in the U.S. presidential election. Investors are now concerned that changes in the U.S. will be followed by a political shift in Europe.

  • Goldman Sachs has six trades to capitalize on its forecast for faster economic growth and a stronger dollar, coupled with more uncertainty.

  • *Poland denies reported plan to move pension assets to state fund. But the market turned around partly as Poland rebounded, and also due to a rally in the dollar losing steam and U.S. State news agency PAP reported that Poland's labor ministry had proposed moving private pension fund assets worth up to 147 billion zlotys into a state fund, effectively putting some...

  • BUDAPEST, Nov 18- Warsaw led a fall of Central European stocks and long-term bonds as a Polish plan to move pension fund assets into a state fund rekindled worries over a rise in state influence on companies. Treasuries yields, which has curbed demand for assets in emerging markets since Donald Trump's shock victory at U.S. presidential elections on Nov. 8.

  • BRNO, Czech Republic- Czech central bank Senior Director Vojtech Benda to give a lecture at the Regional Chamber of Commerce. MOSCOW- Russian Finance Minister Anton Siluanov and a number of lower-tier officials to attend a financial forum. JOHANNESBURG- South African Reserve Bank starts its three-day monetary policy committee meeting.

  • *Hungary pledges corporate tax cut, stocks reverse fall. BUDAPEST/ WARSAW, Nov 17- Hungarian stocks reversed an early fall on Thursday as the government pledged a corporate tax cut, while weak Polish and Romanian government bond auctions indicated market sentiment remained fragile. The index gained 0.6 percent, while Warsaw's bluechip index was flat and...