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  • NAIROBI- Central bank of Kenya monetary policy meeting- 0000 GMT. TUESDAY, JULY 26 JOHANNESBURG- South African Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan speaks at Nedbank group's annual investment summit on "the role of business in securing a more prosperous and inclusive future for all South Africans"- 0700 GMT. ANKARA- Turkey central bank to publish quarterly inflation...

  • The Olympic flag and Russian flag are raised as the Russian National Anthem is sung during the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics Closing Ceremony at Fisht Olympic Stadium on February 23, 2014 in Sochi, Russia.

    CNBC assesses the cost of Russia's absence from the global showcase of sporting prowess.

  • FRIDAY, JULY 22 BEIJING- Chinese Premier Li Keqiang will hold a roundtable with World Bank President Jim Yong Kim, International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde, World Trade Organization Director-General Roberto Azevedo, International Labor Organization Director-General Guy Ryde, Organization for Economic Cooperation and...

  • MOSCOW— A cameraman for Russian state television has been found shot to death in his Moscow home. The body of 43- year-old Andrei Nazarenko was found in his apartment, his employer Rossiya-1 said Thursday. Russia's top criminal investigation body said he had two bullet wounds.

  • Russian athletes still banned from Rio Olympics

    The Court of Arbitration for Sport denied to appeal the Olympic ban on 68 Russian track and field athletes.

  • Republican U.S. presidential nominee Donald Trump speaks live via satellite from Trump Tower in New York City during the second session at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, July 19, 2016.

    Trump tells The New York Times he would not automatically come to the aid of Baltic states if they came under Russian attack.

  • We are always looking for the best markets: Severstal CFO

    Alexey Kulichenko, CFO of Severstal, talks about demand for steel and the Russian company's earnings.

  • THURSDAY, JULY 21 JAKARTA- Indonesia central bank rate decision- 0700 GMT. PRETORIA- South African Reserve Bank rate decision- 1300 GMT. MONDAY, JULY 25 JERUSALEM- Bank of Israel interest rate decision- 1300 GMT.

  • ALMATY, July 20- Turkmenistan, Central Asia's biggest gas exporter, has restricted access to foreign currency for local companies and individuals in response to a sharp fall in export revenues, Turkmen businessmen say. Any economic crisis could have far-reaching consequences in Turkmenistan, an ex-Soviet country that borders Iran and Afghanistan.

  • WEDNESDAY, JULY 20 BEIJING- World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim to visit China. THURSDAY, JULY 21 JAKARTA- Indonesia central bank rate decision- 0700 GMT. PRETORIA- South African Reserve Bank rate decision- 1300 GMT.

  • The Olympic flag and Russian flag are raised as the Russian National Anthem is sung during the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics Closing Ceremony at Fisht Olympic Stadium on February 23, 2014 in Sochi, Russia.

    More than 400 Russian Olympic athletes will learn Tuesday whether they are banned from the Rio Summer Olympics, NBC News reported.

  • MOSCOW— The Federation of Jewish Communities of Russia said on Tuesday it does not mind people playing the hit smartphone game "Pokemon Go" around synagogues and other cultural buildings. While Russian airports and banks have endorsed the game, the Russian Orthodox Church and some Duma deputies have angrily complained that the Western-developed app has...

  • TUESDAY, JULY 19 LONDON- International Monetary Fund publishes update to World Economic Outlook, including new UK growth forecasts- 1300 GMT. ANKARA- Turkey central bank monetary policy meeting- 1100 GMT. PRETORIA- South African Reserve Bank starts its three-day monetary policy committee meeting.

  • NEW YORK, July 18- Oil prices settled down more than 1 percent on Monday after rising stockpiles of crude and refined fuel intensified fears another major glut was building up. Market intelligence firm Genscape reported that the Cushing, Oklahoma delivery hub for U.S. crude futures saw a supply build of 26,460 barrels in the week to July 15, traders who saw the data...

  • NEW YORK, July 18- Oil prices settled down more than 1 percent on Monday after rising stockpiles of crude and refined fuel intensified fears another major glut was building up. Market intelligence firm Genscape reported that the Cushing, Oklahoma delivery hub for U.S. crude futures saw a supply build of 26,460 barrels in the week to July 15, traders who saw the data...

  • NEW YORK, July 18- Oil prices settled down more than 1 percent on Monday after rising stockpiles of crude and refined fuel intensified fears another major glut was building up. Market intelligence firm Genscape reported that the Cushing, Oklahoma delivery hub for U.S. crude futures saw a supply build of 26,460 barrels in the week to July 15, traders who saw the data...

  • Agency calls for Russian athlete ban at Olympics

    World Anti-Doping Agency recommends no Russian team from any sport should show up to Rio for the Olympics, which is only 19 days away. CNBC's Eric Chemi reports.

  • Russia's Yelena Isinbayeva fails to clear the bar in the women's pole vault final during the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium August 6, 2012.

    The World Anti-Doping Agency is asking the Olympic Committee to consider banning all Russian athletes from the upcoming games in Rio.

  • NEW YORK, July 18- Oil prices fell more than 1 percent on Monday after rising stockpiles of crude and refined fuel intensified fears of another major glut building. Market intelligence firm Genscape reported that the Cushing, Oklahoma delivery hub for U.S. crude futures saw a supply build of 26,460 barrels in the week to July 15, traders who saw the data said.

  • *Genscape reports Cushing stockpile build last week- traders. NEW YORK, July 18- Oil prices fell more than 1 percent on Monday as rising stockpiles of crude and refined fuel intensified fears of another major glut building. Market intelligence firm Genscape reported that the Cushing, Oklahoma delivery hub for U.S. crude futures saw a supply build of 26,460...