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Economic Regions PIIGS

  • WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 23 LINDAU, Germany- Keynote speech by ECB President Mario Draghi at the opening ceremony of 6th Lindau Meeting on Economic Sciences in Lindau, Germany 0700 GMT. STOCKHOLM- Riksbank First Deputy Governor Kerstin af Jochnick will participate in a seminar on current issues in the Swedish economy- 1100 GMT. JACKSON HOLE, Wyoming- Luncheon address by...

  • WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 23 LINDAU, Germany- Keynote speech by ECB President Mario Draghi at the opening ceremony of 6th Lindau Meeting on Economic Sciences in Lindau, Germany 0700 GMT. STOCKHOLM- Riksbank First Deputy Governor Kerstin af Jochnick will participate in a seminar on current issues in the Swedish economy- 1100 GMT. JACKSON HOLE, Wyoming- Luncheon address by...

  • The losses were caused by doubts that President Donald Trump can deliver promised tax cuts and stimulus as rumours swirled that chief economic adviser Gary Cohn would resign and business leaders deserted the administration over Trump's handling of white supremacist violence. "Risk-off is also triggered by the rumour that Trump's main economic adviser...

  • BUDAPEST, Aug 18- Emerging European stocks fell on Friday over concern raised by attacks in Spain and U.S. economic policy while currencies trod water ahead of the release of Polish economic data. Spain mounted an anti-terrorism operation on Friday after a suspected Islamist militant drove a van into crowds in Barcelona, killing 13 people, in what police...

  • SINGAPORE, Aug 18- The dollar edged lower versus the yen on Friday, hampered by renewed investor concerns over the Trump administration's ability to push forward its economic policy agenda. News of a deadly attack in Barcelona and speculation on Thursday over the possible departure of White House Economic Adviser Gary Cohn rattled markets, sparking a selloff...

  • *Rumor on top White House economic adviser unnerves investors. Treasury yields fell on Thursday as investors, unnerved by a deadly attack in Barcelona and speculation about a top White House economic adviser quitting, favored safe, low-yielding bonds over stocks and other risky assets. A White House official said Cohn "intends to remain in his position."

  • *Rumor on top White House economic adviser unnerve investors. Treasury yields fell on Thursday as investors, unnerved by a deadly attack in Barcelona and speculation about a top White House economic adviser quitting, favored safe, low-yielding bonds over stocks and other risky assets. A White House official said Cohn "intends to remain in his position."

  • *Greece set to exit third bailout next year. LONDON/ ATHENS July 25- Greece successfully sold debt to private investors for the first time in three years on Tuesday, making a significant first step towards financial independence when its third international bailout ends next year. The deal came a month after euro zone finance ministers signed off on a new loan and...

  • *Greece set to exit third bailout next year. LONDON/ ATHENS July 25- Greece sold debt to private investors for the first time in three years on Tuesday, a significant step towards gaining financial independence and exiting its third international bailout next year. Athens says Tuesday's sale of a new five-year bond is a test run to ensure Greece can rely on market...

  • *Autos scandal, Turkey pose near-term risks. BERLIN, July 25- German business morale hit a record high in July as "euphoric" manufacturers, shrugging off the impact of a strong euro, anticipated a surge in already robust exports from Europe's biggest economy. The news will make welcome reading for Chancellor Angela Merkel, who is seeking a fourth term in office on...

  • *Greece set to exit third bailout next year. LONDON/ ATHENS July 25- Greece sold debt to private investors for the first time in three years on Tuesday, a significant step towards gaining financial independence and exiting its third international bailout next year. Athens says Tuesday's sale of a new five-year bond is a test run to ensure Greece can rely on market...

  • *Moscovici says confident Greece will conclude bailout program. ATHENS, July 25- Europe's economics commissioner, Pierre Moscovici, said on Tuesday he was confident Greece was "turning a page" from economic crisis and would successfully conclude a bailout program which expires in Aug. 2018. But Moscovici, who was visiting Athens, said the crisis-hit country was...

  • *Moscovici says confident Greece will conclude bailout programme. ATHENS, July 25- Europe's economics commissioner, Pierre Moscovici, said on Tuesday he was confident Greece was "turning a page" from economic crisis and would successfully conclude a bailout programme which expires in Aug. 2018. But Moscovici, who was visiting Athens, said the crisis-hit country...

  • ATHENS, July 25- Europe's economics commissioner, Pierre Moscovici, said on Tuesday he was confident Greece was "turning a page" from economic crisis and would successfully conclude a bailout programme which expires in Aug. 2018. But Moscovici, who was visiting Athens, said the crisis-hit country was at a crucial juncture and urged Greece to keep up economic...

  • ATHENS, July 25- Europe's economics commissioner, Pierre Moscovici, said on Tuesday he was confident Greece was "turning a page" from economic crisis and would successfully conclude a bailout program which expires in Aug. 2018. But Moscovici, who was visiting Athens, said the crisis-hit country was at a crucial juncture and urged Greece to keep up economic reforms.

  • ATHENS, July 25- Europe's economics commissioner, Pierre Moscovici, said on Tuesday he was confident Greece was "turning a page" from economic crisis and would successfully conclude a bailout programme which expires in Aug. 2018. But Moscovici, who was visiting Athens, said the crisis-hit country was at a crucial juncture and urged Greece to keep up economic...

  • LONDON, July 24- Bond yields in Italy and Portugal hit their lowest levels in around a month on Monday, leading a dip in euro zone borrowing costs as signs of slowing growth in business activity reaffirmed a view that any unwinding of ECB stimulus is likely to be slow. Data on Monday showing Germany's private sector grew at a slower pace in July, while French business...

  • DUBLIN, July 24- Ireland may need to cool parts of its economy in a couple of year, potentially by raising taxes, if ramped up public investment coincides with full employment, its central bank chief was quoted as saying on Monday. "We are not overheating now and we may not overheat because of downside risks," Governor Philip Lane told Ireland's edition of The Times...

  • LONDON, July 21- Euro zone bond yields fell across the board on Friday after the single currency hit a two-year high against the dollar, leading investors to question the timing of the European Central Bank's planned withdrawal of stimulus. The ECB left its ultra-easy monetary policy unchanged on Thursday and did not discuss clawing back stimulus, though ECB...

  • LONDON, July 21- Euro zone bond yields dropped across the board on Friday after the single currency hit a two-year high against the dollar, leading investors to question the timing of the European Central Bank's planned withdrawal of stimulus. The European Central Bank left its ultra-easy monetary policy unchanged on Thursday and did not discuss clawing back...