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  • *Asia to face demographic tax, not dividends- IMF. *Asia demographics to subtract from global growth. TOKYO, May 9- The International Monetary Fund called on Asian economies to learn from Japan's experience and act early to cope with rapidly ageing populations, warning that parts of the region risk "getting old before becoming rich."

  • *Asia to face demographic tax, not dividends- IMF. *Asia demographics to subtract from global growth. TOKYO, May 9- The International Monetary Fund called on Asian economies to learn from Japan's experience and act early to cope with rapidly aging populations, warning that parts of the region risk "getting old before becoming rich."

  • **YOKOHAMA, Japan- Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda and Philippines Central Bank Governor Tetangco speak at a roundtable hosted by Asian Development Bank and Bank of Japan- 0700 GMT. TOKYO Bank of Japan Governor Kuroda, Philippines Central Bank Governor Tetangco will speak at a roundtable hosted by Asian Development Bank and Bank of Japan 0700 GMT.

  • **YOKOHAMA, Japan- Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda and Philippines Central Bank Governor Tetangco speak at a roundtable hosted by Asian Development Bank and Bank of Japan- 0700 GMT. TOKYO Bank of Japan Governor Kuroda, Philippines Central Bank Governor Tetangco will speak at a roundtable hosted by Asian Development Bank and Bank of Japan 0700 GMT.

  • FRIDAY, MAY 5 YOKOHAMA, Japan- Asian Development Bank President Takehiko Nakao opens annual general meeting. BRUSSELS- African, Caribbean and Pacific- EU Council of ministers meeting. STOCKHOLM Swedish Central Bank to publish the minutes from the executive board's monetary policy discussion on April 26.

  • FRIDAY, MAY 5 YOKOHAMA, Japan- Asian Development Bank President Takehiko Nakao opens annual general meeting. BRUSSELS- African, Caribbean and Pacific- EU Council of ministers meeting. STOCKHOLM Swedish Central Bank to publish the minutes from the executive board's monetary policy discussion on April 26.

  • BERLIN, May 4- Greece's international lenders are preparing possible debt relief measures for Athens for discussion by euro zone finance ministers, the German business daily Handelsblatt reported on Thursday. The European Commission, the ESM euro zone rescue fund, the European Central Bank and the International Monetary Fund have prepared various debt...

  • *Greece wants debt relief specifics by May 22 Eurogroup meeting. ATHENS, May 4- Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras called on Greece's international lenders on Thursday to reach an agreement on easing its debt burden by May 22, when euro zone finance ministers meet in Brussels to discuss the bailout progress. The European Union and the International Monetary Fund,...

  • *Canadian dollar at C $1.3717, or 72.90 U.S. cents. In contrast, recent strength in the Canadian economy has been overshadowed by U.S. tariffs on Canadian softwood lumber, a more uncertain outlook for the North American Free Trade Agreement and lower prices for oil, one of Canada's major exports. Also, the funding crisis at mortgage lender Home Capital may spark a...

  • ULAANBAATAR, May 2- The International Monetary Fund has postponed a $5.5 billion bailout for Mongolia because of a measure included in the country's 2017 budget that forces foreign firms to bank with domestic institutions, the IMF's country representative said. "The Board discussion was postponed," said Neil Saker, the IMF's Mongolia country representative,...

  • ULAANBAATAR, May 2- The International Monetary Fund has postponed a $5.5 billion bailout for Mongolia because of a measure included in the 2017 budget that forces foreign firms to bank with domestic institutions, the IMF's country representative said. "The Board discussion was postponed," said Neil Saker, the IMF's Mongolia country representative, in emailed...

  • TOKYO- Bank of Japan will release the minutes of its March monetary policy meeting. YOKOHAMA, Japan Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda, Asian Development Bank President Takehiko Nakao will speak at Global Think Tank Summit ahead of ADB's annual meeting in Yokohama. OSLO- Norges Bank Governor Oystein Olsen and Chief Executive Officer Yngve Slyngstad...

  • TOKYO- Bank of Japan will release the minutes of its March monetary policy meeting. YOKOHAMA, Japan Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda, Asian Development Bank President Takehiko Nakao will speak at Global Think Tank Summit ahead of ADB's annual meeting in Yokohama. OSLO- Norges Bank Governor Oystein Olsen and Chief Executive Officer Yngve Slyngstad...

  • ABU DHABI, May 1- German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Monday she hopes the European Union and the six Gulf Cooperation Council countries can finally complete a free trade agreement and that she would discuss the issue with Abu Dhabi's crown prince. Germany, which relies on foreign trade for half its gross domestic product, fears that the protectionism...

  • *But talk of extending OPEC- led output cuts supports prices. TOKYO, May 1- Oil prices edged down on Monday as a disappointing Chinese economic survey clouded the outlook for demand, although talk that OPEC- led crude output cuts could be extended continued to offer support. NYMEX crude for June delivery was down 12 cents at $49.21 a barrel by 0619 GMT.

  • YOKOHAMA, Japan Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda, Asian Development Bank President Takehiko Nakao will speak at Global Think Tank Summit ahead of ADB's annual meeting. SYDNEY- Reserve Bank of Australia board meeting on monetary policy- 0430 GMT. TOKYO- ASEAN +3 Finance and Central Bank Deputies Meeting Working Group.

  • TOKYO- Bank of Japan will release the minutes of its March monetary policy meeting. YOKOHAMA, Japan Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda, Asian Development Bank President Takehiko Nakao will speak at Global Think Tank Summit ahead of ADB's annual meeting in Yokohama. OSLO- Norges Bank Governor Oystein Olsen and Chief Executive Officer Yngve Slyngstad...

  • TOKYO- Bank of Japan will release the minutes of its March monetary policy meeting. YOKOHAMA, Japan Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda, Asian Development Bank President Takehiko Nakao will speak at Global Think Tank Summit ahead of ADB's annual meeting in Yokohama. OSLO- Norges Bank Governor Oystein Olsen and Chief Executive Officer Yngve Slyngstad...

  • MEXICO CITY, April 28- Mexico's economy cooled slightly in the first quarter as industrial output stagnated, according to preliminary data released on Friday, but growth during the start of U.S. The election of Donald Trump last year raised the specter of recession in Mexico as he threatened to shred the North American Free Trade Agreement.

  • MEXICO CITY, April 28- Mexico's economy cooled slightly in the first quarter as industrial output stagnated, according to preliminary data released on Friday, but growth during the start of U.S. The election of Donald Trump last year raised the specter of recession in Mexico as he threatened to shred the North American Free Trade Agreement.