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  • BUDAPEST, Jan 22- Central European currencies and stocks weakened on Tuesday after the International Monetary Fund lowered its forecast for global economic growth. The decline in currencies and stocks remained muted, even though the IMF cut its growth forecast for Germany, the region's main export market. Hungary's 10.4 percent November annual gross wage...

  • By Kylie MacLellan, William James and Elizabeth Piper. LONDON, Jan 21- British Prime Minister Theresa May sought to break the parliamentary deadlock over Brexit on Monday by proposing to seek further concessions from the European Union on a plan to prevent customs checks on the Irish border. With little time left until the United Kingdom is due to leave the...

  • BRUSSELS, Jan 21- Poland's foreign minister said on Monday he had proposed limiting the Irish backstop to five years in order to unblock the Brexit deadlock, but the idea was immediately knocked back by Ireland as being out of step with the EU's stance. The Irish backstop- an insurance policy to avoid the return of a hard border between the Irish Republic and...

  • BRUSSELS, Jan 21- Poland's foreign minister said on Monday he had proposed limiting the Irish backstop to five years in order to unblock the Brexit deadlock but the idea was immediately knocked back by Ireland as being out of step with the EU's stance. The Irish backstop- an insurance policy to avoid the return of a hard border between the Irish Republic and...

  • LONDON, Jan 21- Poland's foreign minister said on Monday he is proposing limiting the Irish backstop to five years in order to unblock the Brexit deadlock, a reporter for the BBC in Brussels said. The Irish backstop- an insurance policy to avoid the return of a hard border between the Irish Republic and Northern Ireland- is the most contentious element of British...

  • LONDON, Jan 21- Poland's foreign minister has confirmed that he is proposing limiting the Irish backstop to five years in order to unblock the Brexit deadlock, a reporter for the BBC in Brussels wrote on Twitter on Monday.

  • *EU moving closer to aggressive U.S. policy to isolate Iran. The French, British, German, Danish, Dutch, and Belgian diplomats in the Iranian foreign ministry room had incensed the officials with a message that Europe could no longer tolerate ballistic missile tests in Iran and assassination plots on European soil, according to four EU diplomats.

  • ANKARA- Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey publishes summary of its monetary policy committee meeting. ACCRA- Central Bank of Ghana holds monetary policy committee meeting. TUESDAY, JANUARY 29 PRAGUE- Czech Central Bank Vice-Governor Tomas Nidetzky gives an interview on monetary policy ahead of the February 7 board meeting where the central bankers...

  • *EU moving closer to aggressive U.S. policy to isolate Iran. The French, British, German, Danish, Dutch, and Belgian diplomats in the Iranian foreign ministry room had incensed the officials with a message that Europe could no longer tolerate ballistic missile tests in Iran and assassination plots on European soil, according to four EU diplomats.

  • WARSAW, Jan 18- A Chinese executive of Huawei arrested earlier this month in Poland on suspicion of spying said on Friday he was not guilty in the case, which has drawn attention to what some Western countries say is a security risk from the world's biggest telecoms equipment company. "With reference to my detention on Jan. 8 under charges of alleged actions in...

  • *Leu retests record low at 4.7 vs euro set in June 2018. BUDAPEST/ WARSAW, Jan 18- The Hungarian forint hit a seven-month high against the euro on Friday and gained against the Polish zloty after data pointed to slower growth in Poland. The forint has rallied since Wednesday when Hungarian central bank Deputy Governor Marton Nagy said monetary tightening could...

  • BUDAPEST/ WARSAW, Jan 18- The Hungarian forint hit a seven-month high against the euro on Friday and gained against the Polish zloty after data pointed to slower growth in Poland. The forint has rallied since Wednesday when Hungarian central bank Deputy Governor Marton Nagy said monetary tightening could start if core inflation reached or exceeded 3 percent,...

  • *Yields drop elsewhere, good auction seen in Hungary Forint yields ground after surge on hawkish comments. BUDAPEST, Jan 17- Romanian 10- year government bond yields traded at 3- month highs ahead of an auction on Thursday, bucking a retreat elsewhere in Central Europe, as worries over Bucharest's tax increases continue to weigh on Romanian markets.

  • BUDAPEST, Jan 16- Central European government bond yields rose on Wednesday due to a shake-up of positions after British Prime Minister Theresa May's plan for an orderly exit from the European Union collapsed. A disorderly exit may hurt regional trade, with Poland most exposed. It jumped after Deputy Governor Marton Nagy revealed the National Bank of...

  • BUDAPEST, Jan 16- Central European government bond yields rose on Wednesday due to a shake-up of positions after British Prime Minister Theresa May's plan for an orderly exit from the European Union collapsed in parliament on Tuesday. A disorderly British exit from the EU may hurt the region's trade, with Poland most exposed. A sharp retreat in inflation in...

  • Meng Wanzhou, Huawei's chief financial officer, was detained in Canada last month at the request of U.S. authorities who allege she misled banks about the company's control of a firm operating in Iran. Beijing and Ottawa have been at odds since Meng's arrest, which China's foreign ministry on Tuesday called an abuse of legal procedures. Huawei, the world's...

  • *Bucharest stocks hit new 2- year low on tax worries. BUDAPEST, Jan 15- Hungarian government bond yields fell further to their lowest levels in about 8 months on Tuesday after local and Slovak data confirmed that inflation fell even more than expected in December across Central Europe. Figures in Germany, the region's main export market, showed the weakest annual...

  • Federal Reserve rate hikes, weakening the dollar in the run-up to the parliamentary vote on Prime Minister Theresa May's European Union divorce deal. MSCI's developing world stocks benchmark rose 1.1 percent and was near a six-week peak, pushed up by gains in index heavyweights China, South Korea and Taiwan, which all ended at least 1 percent higher.

  • POLAND SAYS LACKS LEGAL MEANS TO FORCE PRIVATE COMPANIES AND CITIZENS TO STOP USING AN IT COMPANY'S PRODUCTS, MAY CONSIDER LEGISLATION.

  • HONG KONG/ WARSAW, Jan 12- Chinese telecommunications equipment maker Huawei said on Saturday it had sacked an employee arrested in Poland on spying charges in a case that could intensify Western security concerns about the company. Poland's internal affairs minister, Joachim Brudzinski, called for the European Union and NATO to work on a joint position over...