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  • THURSDAY, JANUARY 10 BELGRADE- National Bank of Serbia to unveil interest rate decision- 1100 GMT. BUDAPEST- The National Bank of Hungary to hold a non-rate setting meeting- 1300 GMT. GENEVA- Brazilian Central Bank Governor Ilan Goldfajn speaks at Geneva's International Centre for Monetary and Banking Studies on central banking in emerging markets- 1730 GMT.

  • TUESDAY, JANUARY 8 WARSAW- National Bank of Poland holds monetary policy council meeting. WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 9 BUDAPEST- Hungarian Central Bank to publish the minutes of its December 2018 rate-setting meeting- 1300 GMT. BUDAPEST- The National Bank of Hungary to hold a non-rate setting meeting- 1300 GMT.

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  • FRIDAY, JANUARY 4 PRAGUE- Czech National Bank will release the minutes of its December 2018 monetary policy meeting- 0800 GMT. **WARSAW- National Bank of Poland holds monetary policy council meeting. WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 9 BUDAPEST- Hungarian Central Bank to publish the minutes of its December 2018 rate-setting meeting- 1300 GMT.

  • *Diesel, petrol, hybrids lose market share in Norway. *Norway is world leader in electric car sales. OSLO, Jan 2- Almost a third of new cars sold in Norway last year were pure electric, a new world record as the country strives to end sales of fossil-fueled vehicles by 2025..

  • *Diesel, petrol, hybrids lose market share in Norway. *Norway is world leader in electric car sales. OSLO, Jan 2- Almost a third of new cars sold in Norway last year were pure electric, a new world record as the country strives to end sales of fossil-fueled vehicles by 2025..

  • The Coinbase cryptocurrency exchange application seen on the screen of an iPhone.

    Coinbase's U.K. CEO Zeeshan Feroz said users can expect a "more aggressive approach" to the cryptocurrency exchange's global drive in 2019.

  • LONDON, Dec 20- British ministers are divided over the government's next steps if Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit deal with the European Union is not approved by parliament next month. With just under 100 days until Britain is due to leave the EU on March 29, deep divisions in parliament have raised the chances of leaving without a deal and increased calls for...

  • SUNDAY, DECEMBER 9 SYDNEY- RBA Assistant Governor Christopher Kent delivers speech on US Monetary Policy and Australian Financial Conditions at the Bloomberg event, Sydney- 2130 GMT. MONDAY, DECEMBER 10 ISTANBUL- Bank of Canada Deputy Governor Timothy Lane participates in a panel discussion at Toronto Centre and Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey,...

  • WARSAW- National Bank of Poland holds Monetary Policy Council Meeting. MUMBAI- Reserve Bank of India releases Fifth Bi-monthly Monetary Policy Statement for 2018-19. BUDAPEST- Hungarian Central Bank to publish the minutes of its November 2018 rate-setting meeting- 1300 GMT. SUNDAY, DECEMBER 9 SYDNEY- RBA Assistant Governor Christopher Kent delivers speech...

  • BUENOS AIRES, Argentina- Argentina's President Mauricio Macri meets IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde at the government house- 2000 GMT. TUESDAY, DECEMBER 4 WARSAW- National Bank of Poland holds Monetary Policy Council Meeting. SYDNEY- Reserve Bank of Australia holds interest rate meeting 0330 GMT.

  • BUENOS AIRES- Bank of England Governor Mark Carney participates in G20 Summit, Buenos Aires, Argentina COPENHAGEN- Danish Central Bank to publish quarterly Financial Stability report. ANKARA- Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey releases Financial Stability Report. SATURDAY, DECEMBER 1 BUENOS AIRES, Argentina- Argentina's President Mauricio Macri meets...

  • Icelandair's decision calls into question WOW Air's future. WOW Air had expanded with no-frills fares across the Atlantic in recent years but struggled, particularly after fuel prices rose. 

  • WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 14 JOHANNESBURG- World Bank officials to meet Zambia finance minister and government officials in the town of Livingston to discuss the economy of Africa's No. 2 copper producer, which is facing high levels of debt.. JAKARTA- Indonesia's Central Bank holds Board of Governors Meeting. ZAGREB- Croatia National Bank holds monetary policy...

  • WARSAW- National Bank of Poland holds Monetary Policy Council Meeting. BUDAPEST- Hungarian Central Bank to publish the minutes of its October 2018 rate-setting meeting 1300 GMT. SYDNEY- Panel Participation by Tony Richards, RBA Head of Payments Policy, at The Future of Financial Services Sydney Conference 2018, Sydney- 2310 GMT.

  • TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 6 SYDNEY- Reserve Bank of Australia holds interest rate meeting 0330 GMT. WARSAW- National Bank of Poland holds Monetary Policy Council Meeting. SYDNEY- Panel Participation by Tony Richards, RBA Head of Payments Policy, at The Future of Financial Services Sydney Conference 2018, Sydney- 2310 GMT.

  • **ISRAEL- Bank of Israel holds conference in honor of governor Karnit Flug, who is leaving the bank. Among those scheduled to participate include deputy governor Nadine Baudot-Trajtenberg, OECD chief economist Laurence Boone, Czech central bank chief Jiri Rusnok, Brazil central bank head Ilan Goldfajn, Swedish deputy central bank governor Martin Floden and...

  • **ZAGREB Croatia Finance Minister Zdravko Maric, the Central Bank Governor Boris Vujcic, the European Commission Vice-President Valdis Dombrovskis and some other local experts will attend a conference on Croatia's path towards adopting the euro, a goal which the government wants to achieve within 6-7 years- 0800 GMT. CHISINAU National Bank of Moldova...

  • SYDNEY- Remarks by Guy Debelle, RBA Deputy Governor, at the Finalists Announcement for Walkley Business Journalism Awards 0200 GMT. SYDNEY- Panel Participation by Michele Bullock, RBA Assistant Governor, at the Sibos 2018 Conference 0300 GMT. SYDNEY- Panel Participation by Guy Debelle, RBA Deputy Governor, at the Sibos 2018 Conference 0430 GMT.