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  • CANBERRA- Reserve Bank of Australia Governor Philip Lowe will appear at the House of Representatives Standing Committee on Economics. CHISINAU- National Bank of Moldova announces interest rate decision. ANKARA- Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey monetary policy meeting.

  • ISTANBUL— A Turkish Airlines plane in Istanbul was evacuated Saturday after a suspicious note was discovered in one of its bathrooms. The Turkish Airlines cabin crew found the words "BOMB TO TORONTO" on the bathroom's wall on Flight TK-17 during its pushback from the gate, a Turkish Airlines press official told The Associated Press. The plane was leaving...

  • FRANKFURT, Germany— A German newspaper correspondent in Turkey has been taken into police custody in connection with his reporting on a hacker attack on the email account of Turkey's energy minister, his employer said Friday. The Welt daily said on its website that Deniz Yucel, who has both Turkish and German citizenship, went to police offices in Istanbul to...

  • SINGAPORE- Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland President Loretta Mester speaks on "View From the Federal Reserve" before the Global Interdependence Center "Central Bank Series: Singapore" event- 0115 GMT. SYDNEY- Reserve Bank of Australia Governor Philip Lowe to speak at the Australia-Canada Economic Leadership Forum- 2230 GMT. WARSAW- National Bank of Poland...

  • CAIRO- Central Bank of Egypt monetary policy committee meeting. SYDNEY- Reserve Bank of Australia Governor Philip Lowe to speak at the Australia-Canada Economic Leadership Forum- 2230 GMT. WARSAW- National Bank of Poland monetary policy council meeting.

  • BANGKOK- Bank of Thailand Governor Veerathai Santiprabhob and National Economic and Social Development Board head, Porametee Vimolsiri, to speak about the Thai economy- 0600 GMT. CAIRO- Central Bank of Egypt monetary policy committee meeting. SYDNEY- Reserve Bank of Australia Governor Philip Lowe to speak at the Australia-Canada Economic Leadership Forum-...

  • *Bank has used liquidity moves to drive up borrowing costs. *Current stance "not a return" to daily policy shifts. ANKARA, Feb 9- Turkey's central bank will stick with unorthodox measures to keep borrowing costs at five-year highs at least until inflation peaks this year, according to people familiar with its thinking, despite sharp criticism from investors.

  • SYDNEY- Reserve Bank of Australia Governor Philip Lowe to speak at the A50 Australian Economic Forum dinner. MEXICO CITY- Central Bank of Mexico monetary policy statement. MANILA- Philippines Central Bank monetary policy meeting.

  • *Bank has used liquidity moves to drive up borrowing costs. *Current stance "not a return" to daily policy shifts. ANKARA, Feb 8- Turkey's central bank will stick with unorthodox measures to keep borrowing costs at five-year highs at least until inflation peaks this year, according to people familiar with its thinking, despite sharp criticism from investors.

  • WARSAW- National Bank of Poland monetary policy council meeting. SYDNEY- Reserve Bank of Australia Governor Philip Lowe to speak at the A50 Australian Economic Forum dinner. MEXICO CITY- Central Bank of Mexico monetary policy statement.

  • *Trump, Netanyahu meet on Feb. 15 with Iran atop agenda. *Both see Obama-backed Iran nuclear accord as bad deal. But people familiar with the Trump administration's thinking say that its evolving strategy is likely to be aimed not at dismantling Iran's July 2015 nuclear deal with six world powers, as presidential candidate Trump sometimes advocated, but...

  • WARSAW- National Bank of Poland monetary policy council meeting. BUDAPEST- Hungarian Central Bank non-rate-setting meeting. CANBERRA- Reserve Bank of Australia interest rate meeting- 0330 GMT.

  • WASHINGTON, Feb 3- The Trump administration on Friday imposed sanctions on Iran, which it said were just "initial steps" and said Washington would no longer turn a "blind eye" to Iran's hostile actions. "The days of turning a blind eye to Iran's hostile and belligerent actions toward the United States and the world community are over," Flynn said in a White House...

  • WASHINGTON, Feb 3- The Trump administration on Friday imposed sanctions on Iran, which it said were just "initial steps" and said Washington would no longer turn a "blind eye" to Iran's hostile actions. The sanctions on 25 individuals and entities were the opening salvo by President Donald Trump who has vowed a more aggressive policy against Tehran and came two days...

  • WASHINGTON, Feb 3- The Trump administration on Friday imposed sanctions on 25 individuals and entities, ratcheting up pressure on Iran in what it said were just "initial steps" and said it would no longer turn a "blind eye" to Iran's hostile actions. "The Trump Administration will no longer tolerate Iran's provocations that threaten our interests," National...

  • WASHINGTON, Feb 3- The Trump administration on Friday imposed sanctions on 25 individuals and entities, ratcheting up pressure on Iran in what it said were just "initial steps" and said it would no longer turn a "blind eye" to Iran's hostile actions. "The Trump Administration will no longer tolerate Iran's provocations that threaten our interests," National...

  • *Lira has crumbled, inflation near double figures. *Erdogan aides believe Turkey can ill-afford higher rates. ANKARA, Feb 3- Divisions among Turkey's economic policy makers, which have hindered the central bank and unnerved investors, are unlikely to abate before an April referendum on granting the stronger powers that President Tayyip Erdogan has long sought.

  • MOSCOW- Central Bank of Russia interest rate decision. WARSAW- National Bank of Poland monetary policy council meeting. BUDAPEST- Hungarian Central Bank non-rate-setting meeting.

  • LJUBLJANA- European Central Bank President Mario Draghi to give a speech at the joint ECB/ Bank of Slovenia conference on the 10th anniversary of the adoption of the euro- 1215 GMT. PRAGUE- Czech National Bank monetary policy meeting, after which a statement and a presentation will be published. WARSAW- National Bank of Poland monetary policy council meeting.

  • ISLAMABAD, Jan 31- Pakistan aims to raise $350 million from the sale of a stake in Kot Addu Power Company and will also relaunch a share sale in Oil and Gas Development Company but only to domestic investors, its privatization chief said. Chinese companies showed the most interest "by far" in the planned sale of a 40 percent stake in KAPCO during roadshows in Istanbul,...