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  • WASHINGTON, July 30- The Trump administration is considering imposing U.S. sanctions on Venezuela's vital oil sector in response to Sunday's election of a constitutional super-body that Washington has already denounced as a "sham" vote, U.S. officials said. The measures, which could be announced as early as Monday, are not expected to include a ban on Venezuelan...

  • TUESDAY, AUGUST 1 SYDNEY- Reserve Bank of Australia holds monetary policy decision meeting- 0430 GMT. PRAGUE- Czech National Bank holds Monetary Policy Meeting. FRIDAY, AUGUST 4 SYDNEY- Reserve Bank of Australia publishes monetary policy statement- 0130 GMT.

  • MOSCOW- Central Bank of Russia interest rate decision 1030 GMT. TUESDAY, AUGUST 1 SYDNEY- Reserve Bank of Australia holds monetary policy decision meeting- 0430 GMT. PRAGUE- Czech National Bank holds Monetary Policy Meeting.

  • BOGOTA/ CARACAS, July 27- Colombian airline Avianca said on Thursday it would suspend flights to and from Venezuela immediately, instead of in mid-August, sparking questions about what caused its accelerated retreat from the crisis-hit socialist nation. The latest commercial carrier to pull out of Venezuela said in a statement it was obliged to cancel the...

  • BOGOTA, July 26- Avianca said on Wednesday it will suspend flights to and from Venezuela beginning on Aug. 16, amid operational and security difficulties, the latest commercial carrier to pull out of the crisis-hit socialist country. The Colombian airline will cancel its Bogota- Caracas- Bogota and Lima- Caracas- Lima routes, a total of three daily flights,...

  • LIMA, July 20- The government President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski said on Thursday it has resolved bureaucratic issues that had delayed construction of a $5.66 billion metro line in the capital Lima and a $1.5 billion expansion of the country's main airport. Transportation Minister Bruno Giuffra said on local radio and TV station RPP that work on Line 2 of the...

  • CAPE TOWN- South African Reserve Bank starts its three-day monetary policy committee meeting. JAKARTA- Indonesia Central Bank board of governors' meeting. JOHANNESBURG- South African Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba makes an address at the American Chamber of Commerce in South Africa's networking breakfast on "Working towards financial recovery in South...

  • SYDNEY- Reserve Bank of Australia to release the minutes of July monetary policy meeting- 0130 GMT. SYDNEY- Alex Heath, Head of Economics Analysis Department at Reserve Bank of Australia, gives speech at the Women in Economics panel at the Australian Conference of Economists, Sydney- 0530 GMT. MELBOURNE- Assistant Governor at the Reserve Bank of Australia, Michele...

  • SYDNEY- Reserve Bank of Australia to release the minutes of July monetary policy meeting- 0130 GMT. SYDNEY- Alex Heath, Head of Economics Analysis Department at Reserve Bank of Australia, gives speech at the Women in Economics panel at the Australian Conference of Economists, Sydney- 0530 GMT. JAKARTA- Indonesia Central Bank board of governors' meeting.

  • BUENOS AIRES, July 12- Argentina's President Mauricio Macri blamed Congress on Wednesday for lack of progress on a corruption investigation involving Brazil's Odebrecht SA that has roiled Latin America in recent months. His government banned the company from bidding on new public works projects for a year in a measure published in the official gazette last...

  • That was especially true in Mexico, where the peso has outperformed all other emerging-market currencies as fears over a U.S. trade war waned. Brazil bucked the trend as a political crisis continued to threaten President Michel Temer's grip on power. Analysts, who were expecting a rockier year for Latin American currencies, did not anticipate the recovery in...

  • **SERBIA- National Bank of Serbia interest rate decision. **NEW DELHI- Reserve Bank India Deputy Governor Viral Acharya and Chief Economic Adviser to the government of India Arvind Subramanian speaks at an Indian Council for Research on International Economic Relations two-day conference on G20 affairs in India. **BEIJING- California Governor Jerry Brown...

  • **BANGKOK- Bank of Thailand releases minutes of its previous interest rate meeting on May 24- 0200 GMT. WARSAW- National Bank of Poland monetary policy council meeting. BOGOTA- Colombian Finance Minister Mauricio Cardenas and Central Bank head, Juan Jose Echavarria, will attend a finance industry conference.

  • BUDAPEST- Hungarian Central Bank non-rate-setting meeting. SYDNEY- Reserve Bank of Australia monetary policy meeting- 0430 GMT. WEDNESDAY, JUNE 7 BOGOTA- Colombian Finance Minister Mauricio Cardenas and Central Bank head, Juan Jose Echavarria, will attend a finance industry conference.

  • LIMA, June 5- Peru's Finance Minister Alfredo Thorne on Monday denied asking the comptroller's office to approve a $520 million airport contract in exchange for a bigger budget last month. Local television station Panamericana released on Sunday night a recording of Thorne asking Edgar Alarcon, the head of the comptroller's office, to greenlight the...

  • Like free-trade superheroes, Japan and New Zealand are spearheading efforts to make the Trans-Pacific Partnership a reality without the U.S.

  • Containers at Busan Port in Busan, South Korea

    In a pushback against Trump’s protectionist rhetoric, 11 nations in the TPP have agreed on Sunday to proceed without the U.S.

  • Shipping containers with fog, deal fading, trade

    Trade ministers huddling on the sidelines of APEC are faced with tough challenges in resurrecting TPP since Trump ditched it.

  • LIMA, May 17- A former Peruvian governor suspected of arranging bribes from Odebrecht was arrested on Wednesday, while police raided Lima law firms thought to have ties to the Brazilian construction company, the attorney general's office said. Odebrecht has admitted to paying $29 million in bribes to win contacts in Peru, one of 12 countries where it confessed...

  • LIMA, May 16- Shares in Peru's largest construction company Grana y Montero plunged more than 10 percent on Tuesday after prosecutors filed charges against the firm and a former top executive in a corruption case linked to Brazilian builder Odebrecht. Prosecutors presented the case to the office of Peru's attorney general late on Monday, naming Grana and two...