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  • WASHINGTON, June 27- The United States looks unlikely to follow through on a threat to relegate Britain to second-class trade status once its ally leaves the European Union, as it weighs the potential costs of undermining the countries' close diplomatic and military ties. Security and trade experts said Washington is wary of adding to Britain's economic pain,...

  • TUESDAY, JUNE 28 NEW DELHI- World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim on a two-day visit to India. ANKARA- Turkey central bank to publish the minutes of its policy meeting held on June 21- 1100 GMT. LONDON- Bank of Zambia Governor Denny Kalyalya, Kenya central bank Deputy Governor Sheila Mbijiwe and African Development Bank former Chief Economist Mthuli Ncube at "...

  • BUDAPEST, June 27- Emerging European currencies firmed a touch in early trade on Monday as markets took a step back after Friday's reaction to Britain's vote to leave the European Union, and any future market effect was expected to be less dramatic. Senior Hungarian politicians also sought to calm investors, with Economy Minister Mihaly Varga telling the...

  • National Security Adviser Susan Rice said on Sunday that there are "relatively few" immediate security concerns stemming from Britain's vote to leave the European Union, but the United States will work to ensure continued U.S.- UK cooperation on counter-terrorism and other security issues. Rice, in a forum at the Aspen Ideas Festival in Aspen, Colorado, said...

  • BRUSSELS, June 24- Britain's shock vote to leave the European Union- the first time a member state has chosen to pull out- sends the post-World War Two unification process that has underpinned peace and prosperity on the continent into reverse. Britain's vote plunges the EU into its third major crisis of the decade after the euro zone debt turmoil that began in...

  • shock@ BUDAPEST, June 24- Central European currencies and stocks recouped some of their earlier steep losses by Friday afternoon as the initial shock from Britain's vote to leave the EU wore off, but markets remained volatile on uncertainty over the medium-term fallout. But Britain is still Poland's second-biggest export market, with its exports to Britain in...

  • LONDON, June 24- Emerging stocks tumbled more than 3 percent on Friday after Britain's shock vote to exit the European Union, while currencies plunged against the dollar, forcing central banks to intervene or pledge action if needed. "High-yielding currencies such as the rand, lira and rouble- which were favored emerging market longs into the event- will be...

  • leave EU@ BUDAPEST, June 24- Central European currencies fell and stock markets plunged on Friday after Britain voted to leave the European Union, with the Polish zloty tumbling to a 4-1/ 2 year low against the euro and some stock markets to multi-year lows. Direct trade linkages with Britain account for 3-6 percent of the foreign trade of central eastern European...

  • FRIDAY, JUNE 24 BEIJING- Indian Finance Minister Arun Jaitley speaks at a forum on' Invest in India'- 0115 GMT. Speakers: Hungarian central bank Chief Economist Daniel Palotai and Managing Director Barnabas Virag- 0700 GMT. COLOMBO- Sri Lanka's central bank announces interest rate decision- 1230 GMT.

  • LONDON, June 23- Emerging assets were broadly firmer on Thursday, though eastern European markets seesawed as voting got under way in Britain's hotly contested EU membership referendum. Assets across much of eastern Europe- the region with the most direct economic links not only to Britain but also with the euro zone- painted a mixed picture.

  • WARSAW, June 20- Chinese and Polish leaders welcomed a freight train arriving in Warsaw from China on Monday in a ceremony marking a trade co-operation deal that they said showed the European country's importance as a gateway for Chinese exports. "We have agreed to upgrade the relations between China and Poland to a comprehensive strategic parrtnership," Xi...

  • LONDON, June 20- Nigeria's naira lost around quarter of its value on Monday after the central bank dropped its dollar peg, though most other emerging markets assets rose as fears eased over Britain leaving the European Union. Easing Brexit worries lifted assets across eastern Europe- the region with the most direct economic links with Britain and the eurozone.

  • BUDAPEST/ ZAGREB, June 17- Central European assets rebounded on Friday after campaigning was suspended ahead of Britain's June 23 EU membership referendum after a member of parliament was killed. Britain was shocked by the death of Jo Cox, a pro-EU lawmaker who was shot and stabbed in the street on Thursday. The probability that Britain votes to remain in the EU...

  • LONDON, June 17- Emerging stocks rose on Friday but were set to end the week in the red as Brexit concerns weighed on markets while China's yuan posted its biggest weekly loss in over a month, feeding fears of more currency volatility ahead. Most emerging currencies firmed versus the dollar after a rollercoaster week when they were pummelled by the growing...

  • LONDON, June 17- Emerging stocks rose on Friday but were set to end the week in the red as Brexit concerns weighed on markets while China's yuan posted its biggest weekly loss in over a month, feeding fears of more currency volatility ahead. Most emerging currencies firmed versus the dollar after a rollercoaster week when they were pummeled by the growing...

  • LONDON, June 15- Emerging market stocks snapped a four day-losing streak on Wednesday, as investors anticipated a soothing message later from the U.S. Eastern Europe's currency markets were steadier after a turbulent few days linked to worries about Britain's June 23 vote on its European Union membership. Options on Polish zloty volatility edged back from...

  • SINGAPORE- Monetary Authority of Singapore to release its quarterly survey of professional forecasters- 0400 GMT. WARSAW- German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schauble visits Poland JAKARTA- Indonesia central bank holds board of governors meeting. WINDHOEK- Central bank of Namibia holds monetary policy meeting- 0900 GMT.

  • Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen holds a news conference on interest rates- 1830 GMT. TOKYO- Bank of Japan monetary policy meeting. FRANKFURT- Germany's Bundesbank chief Jens Weidmann speaks at the Joint Symposium of the Bundesbank and the Foundation Monetary Stability- 1400 GMT.

  • Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen holds a news conference on interest rates- 1830 GMT. TOKYO- Bank of Japan monetary policy meeting. FRANKFURT- Germany's Bundesbank chief Jens Weidmann speaks at the Joint Symposium of the Bundesbank and the Foundation Monetary Stability- 1400 GMT.

  • BUDAPEST/ WARSAW, June 14- Poland led further declines in Central European assets on Tuesday due to worries of slower economic growth if Britain decides to leave the European Union in a June 23 referendum. "Investors are getting really nervous," said Marcin Turkiewicz, head of mBank currency dealers in Warsaw. The cost of insuring exposure to debt from some...