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Economic Regions PIIGS

  • **ABERDEEN, Scotland- Benjamin Broadbent, Deputy Governor for Monetary Policy at the Bank of England, will give speech at the Scottish Council for Development and Industry during a regional visit to Aberdeen 1100 GMT. **LONDON- Andy Haldane, Chief Economist and the Executive Director of Monetary Analysis and Statistics at the Bank of England, will give speech as...

  • *Protests dubbed "frightening" by Hamburg officials. HAMBURG, July 7- German Chancellor Angela Merkel pressed fellow Group of 20 leaders to compromise at the start of talks on climate and trade that have pitted U.S. The host of the G20 summit addressed her counterparts on Friday in a hall at the Hamburg convention center, after video footage showed Trump shaking...

  • In a joint communique issued as the leaders gathered in a vast convention centre in Hamburg, Brazil, Russia, India and China- the so-called BRICS countries- called on the G20 to push for implementation of the Paris climate deal despite Trump's decision last month to pull the United States out of it. British Prime Minister Theresa May said G20 leaders would urge...

  • BRUSSELS/ MILAN/ ROME, July 4- The European Union has approved a state bailout of Italy's fourth-largest lender, Monte dei Paschi di Siena, taking the total amount of Italian taxpayer funds deployed to rescue banks over the past week to more than 20 billion euros. Outside Greece, Europe has not seen such big state bailouts since the aftermath of the global financial...

  • **LONDON- Bank of England's Record of Financial Policy Committee Meeting held on 21 June 2017 0830 GMT. STOCKHOLM Swedish Central Bank to publish executive board's interest rate decision followed by press conference and monetary policy report. STOCKHOLM- Swedish National Bank Deputy Governor Henry Ohlsson will participate in the Swedbank event "Our...

  • **LONDON- Bank of England's Record of Financial Policy Committee Meeting held on 21 June 2017 0830 GMT. STOCKHOLM Swedish Central Bank to publish executive board's interest rate decision followed by press conference and monetary policy report. STOCKHOLM- Swedish National Bank Deputy Governor Henry Ohlsson will participate in the Swedbank event "Our...

  • BERLIN, July 2- As anti-globalisation activists took to the streets in Hamburg ahead of this week's G20 summit, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Sunday leaders will have to focus on sustainable and inclusive economic growth rather than their own prosperity. Hamburg police said 10,000 demonstrators marched peacefully in the rain in Hamburg on Sunday...

  • BERLIN, July 2- With an eye on anti-globalisation protests brewing in Hamburg before this week's G20 summit, Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Sunday leaders will have to focus on sustainable and inclusive economic growth rather than their own prosperity. Tens of thousands of demonstrators marched against the meeting in the rain in Hamburg on Sunday in a...

  • *Tough talk raises prospect of open clash in Hamburg. In a defiant speech to parliament a week before she will host a summit of the world's top economic powers in Hamburg, the northern port city where she was born, Merkel did not mention Trump by name but said global problems could not be solved with protectionism and isolation. She later met with European G20...

  • BERLIN/ MADRID, June 29- German and Spanish consumer prices rose more than expected in June, giving the European Central Bank fresh food for thought as euro zone inflation moves closer to its target and markets price in a tightening shift in monetary policy. The surprisingly strong inflation figures released on Thursday come only days after ECB head Mario...

  • SINTRA, Portugal- European Central Bank President Mario Draghi participates in Policy Panel at the ECB Forum on Central Banking in Sintra, Portugal- 1430 GMT. SINTRA, Portugal- European Central Bank Executive Board Member Vitor Constancio is chairing a Panel "Business cycles, growth and macroeconomic policy" at the ECB Forum on Central Banking in Sintra,...

  • SINTRA, Portugal- European Central Bank President Mario Draghi participates in Policy Panel at the ECB Forum on Central Banking in Sintra, Portugal- 1430 GMT. SINTRA, Portugal- European Central Bank Executive Board Member Vitor Constancio is chairing a Panel "Business cycles, growth and macroeconomic policy" at the ECB Forum on Central Banking in Sintra,...

  • TOKYO, June 27- The dollar rose on Tuesday to its highest level against the yen in nearly five weeks ahead of comments from Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen that are expected to underline her positive view of the U.S. economic outlook. She is scheduled to take part in a discussion later on Tuesday at London's Royal Academy. "Hedge funds are already selling yen this...

  • TOKYO, June 27- The dollar stood tall on Tuesday, pushing to a one-month high against the yen as investors waited to see if Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen would stick to her positive economic outlook at an event later in the global session. The Fed chair is scheduled to take part in a discussion on global economic issues at London's Royal Academy, and is seen...

  • **SINTRA, Portugal- Introductory speech by the European Central Bank President Mario Draghi at the ECB forum on central banking in Portugal- 0900 GMT. SINTRA, Portugal- ECB Excecutive board member Benoit Coeure chairing a Session 1 on "Innovation, investment and productivity" at the ECB Forum on Central Banking in Sintra, Portugal- 0930 GMT. SINTRA, Portugal- ECB...

  • **SINTRA, Portugal- Introductory speech by the European Central Bank President Mario Draghi at the ECB forum on central banking in Portugal- 0900 GMT. SINTRA, Portugal- ECB Excecutive board member Benoit Coeure chairing a Session 1 on "Innovation, investment and productivity" at the ECB Forum on Central Banking in Sintra, Portugal- 0930 GMT. SINTRA, Portugal- ECB...

  • LISBON, SINTRA, Portugal- European Central Bank President Mario Draghi speaks in Lisbon and Sintra. **SINTRA, Portugal- ECB Excecutive board member Benoit Coeure chairing a Session 1 on "Innovation, investment and productivity" at the ECB Forum on Central Banking in Sintra, Portugal- 0930 GMT. **SINTRA, Portugal- ECB Executive board member Peter Praet chairing a panel "...

  • LISBON, SINTRA, Portugal- European Central Bank President Mario Draghi speaks in Lisbon and Sintra. **SINTRA, Portugal- ECB Excecutive board member Benoit Coeure chairing a Session 1 on "Innovation, investment and productivity" at the ECB Forum on Central Banking in Sintra, Portugal- 0930 GMT. **SINTRA, Portugal- ECB Executive board member Peter Praet chairing a panel "...

  • LISBON, SINTRA, Portugal- European Central Bank President Mario Draghi speaks in Lisbon and Sintra. **SINTRA, Portugal- ECB Excecutive board member Benoit Coeure chairing a Session 1 on "Innovation, investment and productivity" at the ECB Forum on Central Banking in Sintra, Portugal- 0930 GMT. **SINTRA, Portugal- ECB Executive board member Peter Praet chairing a panel "...

  • LISBON, SINTRA, Portugal- European Central Bank President Mario Draghi speaks in Lisbon and Sintra. **SINTRA, Portugal- ECB Excecutive board member Benoit Coeure chairing a Session 1 on "Innovation, investment and productivity" at the ECB Forum on Central Banking in Sintra, Portugal- 0930 GMT. **SINTRA, Portugal- ECB Executive board member Peter Praet chairing a panel "...