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Archive Europe: Economy

  • **WASHINGTON, D.C.- Mexico's central banker Alejandro Diaz de Leon and International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde hold a news conference following talks among the International Monetary and Financial Committee, the policy making arm of the IMF- 1645 GMT. WASHINGTON, D.C.- Swedish central bank Governor Stefan Ingves and Deputy Governor Per...

  • **WASHINGTON, D.C.- Mexico's central banker Alejandro Diaz de Leon and International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde hold a news conference following talks among the International Monetary and Financial Committee, the policy making arm of the IMF- 1645 GMT. WASHINGTON, D.C.- Swedish central bank Governor Stefan Ingves and Deputy Governor Per...

  • FRANKFURT, April 20- Is it just a cold or something more serious? Cold weather in the first quarter is among temporary factors blamed for a spell of poor economic readings from Europe and the United States, with some analysts already betting on a rebound in the summer. But some fear this minor ailment will develop into something more serious if any of a number of...

  • LONDON, April 20- Sterling fell half a percent to a fresh two-week low against the dollar on Friday after Bank of England Governor Mark Carney signalled that the central bank may not raise interest rates in May because economic data was "mixed". But after weaker-than-expected wage growth and inflation data this week, Carney told the BBC on Thursday that a May rate...

  • NEW YORK, April 20- The U.S. dollar rose to a two-week high against a basket of currencies on Friday on rising U.S. yields, while sterling fell in the wake of disappointing economic data and dovish comments from the head of the Bank of England. The euro fell below $1.23 and is poised for its biggest weekly drop in two months as investors trimmed record high bets before a...

  • Wopke Hoekstra, Dutch finance minister.

    Wopke Hoekstra told CNBC that moving too quickly could be risky.

  • LONDON, April 20- Sterling extended its drop to a two-week low against the dollar on Friday after Bank of England Governor Mark Carney signaled that the central bank may not rush to raise interest rates in May because economic data was "mixed." But weaker than expected wage growth and inflation data this week encouraged Carney to tell the BBC on Thursday that the...

  • *BoE's Carney dampens May rate hike expectations in UK. LONDON, April 20- German government bond yields were set for their biggest weekly rise since the beginning of February after a surge in oil prices forced inflation expectations and euro zone bond yields higher. The yield on Germany's 10- year government bond, the benchmark for the region, hit a near five-week...

  • LONDON— The British pound is falling from post-Brexit highs after the Bank of England's governor tempered market expectations of another interest rate hike next month. In comments to the BBC on Thursday, Mark Carney noted some recent soft economic data, and reiterated that any interest rate rises would be gradual. The pound, which this week was close to the $1.44...

  • US President Donald Trump and Russia's President Vladimir Putin at the APEC leaders' summit on November 11, 2017.

    Russia stands ready to retaliate against the latest round of U.S. sanctions, the country's Finance Minister Anton Siluanov told CNBC.

  • Spain joined several other countries in voicing its opposition against rising trade tariffs and other protectionist attitudes.

  • WASHINGTON, D.C. Bank of England Governor Mark Carney participates in IMF meetings. WASHINGTON, D.C. Bank of Canada Senior Deputy Governor Carolyn A. Wilkins participates in panel discussion at International Monetary Fund and Toronto Centre 1525 GMT. WASHINGTON, D.C. Central Bank of Sweden Governor Stefan Ingves and Deputy Governor Per Jansson participate in...

  • WASHINGTON, D.C. Bank of England Governor Mark Carney participates in IMF meetings. WASHINGTON, D.C. Bank of Canada Senior Deputy Governor Carolyn A. Wilkins participates in panel discussion at International Monetary Fund and Toronto Centre 1525 GMT. WASHINGTON, D.C. Central Bank of Sweden Governor Stefan Ingves and Deputy Governor Per Jansson participate in...

  • WASHINGTON, April 19- The euro zone and International Monetary Fund are discussing options for future debt relief for Greece at meetings this week in Washington, but are not considering any extensions of the Greek bailout, top euro zone officials said on Thursday. "There are still decisions to take on the continuation of this process, but those are framed around...

  • New Eurogroup President Portuguese Finance Minister Mario Centeno gestures during a press conference on his election as new Eurogroup chief at the European Council in Brussels, Belgium on December 4, 2017.

    Mario Centeno told CNBC that European creditors, the IMF and Athens are inching towards a resolution.

  • LONDON/ ZURICH, April 19- The Swiss franc fell to a three-year low of 1.20 against the euro on Thursday as a revival in risk appetite encouraged investors to use it to buy higher yielding assets elsewhere, betting on loose monetary policy keeping the currency weak. The currency weakened past the level which was defended by the Swiss National Bank during the brief...

  • The decision came at a Washington meeting earlier in the day attended by Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin at which the finance officials from 16 nations also discussed ways to provide swift economic and humanitarian assistance to Venezuela, including substantial debt relief, in the event socialist President Nicolas Maduro is replaced by a government...

  • Turkey's president surprised markets Wednesday by announcing that he would hold snap presidential and parliamentary elections in June with experts saying the move is a sign of both panic and genius.

  • *Thomson Reuters has back-to-back record months. LONDON, April 19- Foreign exchange trading volumes rose to a record high in the first three months of the year, data showed on Thursday, as a rise in volatility from multi-year lows encouraged more buying and selling of currencies. The numbers released by CLS, a major settler of trades in the foreign exchange market,...

  • LONDON, April 19- Foreign exchange trading volumes rose to a record high in the first three months of the year, data from CLS showed on Thursday, as a rise in volatility from multi-year lows encouraged more buying and selling of currencies. The numbers released by CLS, a major settler of trades in the foreign exchange market, follows a huge surge in trading on Thomson...

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