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  • **MANILA- Asian Development Bank President Takehiko Tadao talks to the Foreign Correspondents Association of the Philippines on the bank's priorities for 2019 and economic outlook for Asia. MANILA- Asian Development Bank President Takehiko Tadao talks to the Foreign Correspondents Association of the Philippines on the bank's priorities for 2019 and...

  • **SEOUL- Bank of Korea's monetary policy board meets 0100 GMT. BUDAPEST- Hungarian Central Bank Deputy Governor Ferenc Gerhardt's six-year term in the nine-member Monetary Council expires. THURSDAY, APRIL 25 MANILA- Asian Development Bank President Takehiko Tadao talks to the Foreign Correspondents Association of the Philippines on the bank's priorities...

  • LIMA, April 17- Peru's former president Alan Garcia died in a hospital in Lima on Wednesday, hours after shooting himself in the head to avoid arrest in connection with a bribery probe, authorities said on Wednesday. While three former presidents in Peru have also been ordered to jail in connection with Odebrecht, Garcia had blamed his legal troubles on political...

  • The former president of Peru, Alan Garcia, speaks during the First International Meeting of the Pacific Basin, in Cali, Colombia, on October 5, 2011.

    Peru's former president Alan Garcia died in a hospital in Lima on Wednesday, hours after shooting himself in the head to avoid arrest in connection with a bribery probe, authorities said on Wednesday.

  • LIMA, April 15- Peru's economy expanded by 2.09 percent in February year-on-year driven by an increase in external demand, data from state statistics agency INEI showed on Monday. The economy also grew 3.83 percent in the last 12 months through February, the agency said, adding that February marked 115 months of uninterrupted growth. High international demand...

  • TUESDAY, APRIL 16 WARSAW- National Bank of Poland holds monetary policy council meeting. SYDNEY- Reserve Bank of Australia releases the minutes of April monetary policy meeting 0130 GMT. BUDAPEST- Hungarian Central Bank Deputy Governor Ferenc Gerhardt's six-year term in the nine-member Monetary Council expires.

  • WEDNESDAY, APRIL 10 DUBAI, United Arab Emirates- Presentation by Melissa Hope, Head of Note Issue Department at the Currency Conference, Dubai, UAE 0430 GMT. DUBAI, United Arab Emirates- Panel Participation by Lindsay Boulton, Assistant Governor, at the Currency Conference, Dubai, UAE 1115 GMT. BUDAPEST- Hungarian Central Bank to publish the minutes of its March 2019...

  • DUBAI, United Arab Emirates Bank of England's Chief Cashier Sarah John: Panelist at the Currency Conference 2019, Dubai 1000 GMT. WEDNESDAY, APRIL 10 DUBAI, United Arab Emirates- Presentation by Melissa Hope, Head of Note Issue Department at the Currency Conference, Dubai, UAE 0430 GMT. DUBAI, United Arab Emirates- Panel Participation by Lindsay Boulton, Assistant...

  • BUCHAREST- European Central Bank Vice-President Luis de Guindos participates in Informal ECOFIN meeting in Bucharest, Romania. PRAGUE- Czech National Bank will release the minutes of its March 2019 monetary policy meeting. MONDAY, APRIL 8 DUBAI, United Arab Emirates Bank of England's Chief Cashier Sarah John: Panellist at the Currency Conference 2019, Dubai...

  • Chinese laborers work at a construction site at sunset in Chongqing, China.

    Ruchir Sharma, chief global strategist and head of emerging markets at Morgan Stanley Investment Management, joins CNBC's "Closing Bell" team to break down where emerging markets are headed.

  • BUCHAREST- European Central Bank Vice-President Luis de Guindos participates in Informal ECOFIN meeting in Bucharest, Romania. PRAGUE- Czech National Bank will release the minutes of its March 2019 monetary policy meeting. CHIANG RAI, THAILAND- The 23rd ASEAN finance ministers' meeting, and the 5th ASEAN finance ministers and central bank governors' meeting...

  • WARSAW- National Bank of Poland holds monetary policy council meeting. MOSCOW- Russian Central Bank Governor Elvira Nabiullina, Economy Minister Maxim Oreshkin and Finance Minister Anton Siluanov are among the Russian officials taking part in a forum organized by the Moscow Exchange. BUCHAREST- European Central Bank Vice-President Luis de Guindos...

  • CHALLHUAHUACHO, Peru/ LIMA March 29- Peruvian police on Friday freed the leader of an indigenous community that has blocked roads to a major copper mine, but hours later arrested his second-in-command, accusing him of running over police officers while driving drunk. The release of Gregorio Rojas, the president of the Quechua-speaking community Fuerabamba,...

  • CHALLHUAHUACHO, Peru/ LIMA March 29- Peruvian police released an indigenous leader from jail on Friday after hundreds of protesters in a remote Andean region demanded his freedom by cutting off access to a huge Chinese copper mine. The immediate release of Gregorio Rojas, the president of the Quechua-speaking village Fuerabamba, had been a key demand of...

  • PRETORIA- South Africa Reserve Bank starts its three-day monetary policy committee meeting. MEXICO CITY- Central Bank of Mexico to publish Monetary policy statement. PRAGUE- Czech National Bank holds monetary policy meeting.

  • PRETORIA- South Africa Reserve Bank starts its three-day monetary policy committee meeting. BEIJING- Governor of the People's Bank of China Yi Gang and Finance Minister Liu Kun speak at the annual Boao Forum. MEXICO CITY- Central Bank of Mexico to publish Monetary policy statement.

  • SYDNEY- Speech by Christopher Kent, RBA assistant governor, at the KangaNews DCM Summit, Sydney- 2200 GMT. SYDNEY- Reserve Bank of Australia releases the minutes of March monetary policy meeting 0030 GMT. WARSAW- National Bank of Poland holds monetary policy council meeting.

  • LIMA, March 15- Brazilian construction firm OAS has entered a plea deal with Peruvian prosecutors to provide evidence on corruption cases in the same way rival Odebrecht SA has done, the prosecutor leading the investigations said on Friday. OAS is under investigation for alleged bribes to win infrastructure projects in Lima, including contributions to the...

  • PACARAIMA, Brazil, Feb 24- International condemnation of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro grew on Sunday after he deployed troops to block foreign aid convoys, with Brazil branding it criminal and urging allies to join a "liberation effort" of the South American nation. "Brazil calls on the international community, especially those countries that have not...

  • LIMA, Feb 14- Canadian oil junior Frontera Energy Corp is reconsidering pursuing new investments in Peru due to government delays in fixing a key pipeline, the company's chief executive said on Thursday. Richard Herbert added that Frontera might withdraw from its main oilfield in the country if the pipeline- run by state-owned Petroperu- remains inoperative...