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  • BUDAPEST- Hungarian Central Bank rate-setting meeting. WINDHOEK, Namibia- Central Bank of Namibia monetary policy meeting. CHISINAU- National Bank of Moldova interest rate decision.

  • TUESDAY, OCTOBER 24 BRASILIA- Central Bank of Brazil holds Monetary Policy Committee Meeting. BUDAPEST- Hungarian Central Bank rate-setting meeting. WINDHOEK, Namibia- Central Bank of Namibia monetary policy meeting.

  • WARSAW, Poland— Poland announced plans Thursday to significantly increase spending on health care as a hunger strike by young doctors demanding more funding entered its third week. Poland's health care system is chronically underfunded and there are often months-long waiting lists for medical procedures. Deputy Finance Minister Leszek Skiba said the...

  • LONDON, Oct 19- Slower Chinese growth crimped investor appetite for emerging market stocks on Thursday, which hit a one-week low after heavy losses in Asia spread to Europe, but currencies such as the rand and lira snapped a three-day losing streak. Hong Kong traders focused on property data that showed sales in mainland China fell for the first time in over 2-1/ 2...

  • THURSDAY, OCTOBER 19 WARSAW- National Bank of Poland release the minutes of its monitory policy meeting. SYDNEY- Reserve Bank of Australia Assistant Governor Michele Bullock will give speech at the Australian Shareholders Association- 0110 GMT. SEOUL- Bank of Korea monetary policy meeting to announce interest rates.

  • **PRAGUE- Czech Central Bank board member Oldrich Dedek to attend a discussion titled "the tradition of Czech monetary policy".- 1500 GMT. THURSDAY, OCTOBER 19 WARSAW- National Bank of Poland release the minutes of its monitory policy meeting. SYDNEY- Reserve Bank of Australia Assistant Governor Michele Bullock will give speech at the Australian Shareholders...

  • BUDAPEST, Oct 17- Central European currencies firmed on Tuesday, with strong economic data and expectations for more to come outweighing political concerns, including a Czech national election due at the weekend. Czech forward rate agreements have fully priced in a 25 basis point increase in the CNB's main rate in the next three months, which it started to...

  • BUDAPEST, Oct 17- The crown hit 4- year highs on Tuesday, helped by expectations for interest rate hikes by the Czech central bank and strong economic growth in the European Union's eastern wing. Czech forward rate agreements have fully priced in 25 basis point increase in the CNB's main rate in the next three months, which it started to increase in August in the...

  • SYDNEY- Panel participation by Luci Ellis, Assistant Governor of the Reserve Bank of Australia, at the 9th Annual Australian& New Zealand Investment Conference 0030 GMT. SYDNEY- Reserve Bank of Australia will release the minutes of October monetary policy meeting- 0030 GMT. SYDNEY- Reserve Bank of Australia Assistant Governor Michele Bullock will give speech...

  • *Zloty firms, ignores that Poland will quit IMF credit line. BUDAPEST, Oct 16- The Czech crown led a rise of Central European currencies on Monday, firming back to levels seen before the central bank launched an intervention regime in 2013 and gaining on chances of more interest rate hikes to come. Babis is ready to take on Brussels but without the burden of ideology...

  • TUESDAY, OCTOBER 17 WARSAW- National Bank of Poland holds Monetary Policy Council Meeting. SYDNEY- Panel participation by Luci Ellis, Assistant Governor of the Reserve Bank of Australia, at the 9th Annual Australian& New Zealand Investment Conference 0030 GMT. SYDNEY- Reserve Bank of Australia will release the minutes of October monetary policy meeting- 0030...

  • WARSAW, Poland— Poland's defense minister says the nation's cyber experts have successfully repelled a third hacking attempt from Russia but warns the cyberattack threat is mounting. Defense Minister Antoni Macierewicz said Friday the recent attack targeted companies in Ukraine that also have offices in other countries, including Poland.

  • TUESDAY, OCTOBER 17 WARSAW- National Bank of Poland holds Monetary Policy Council Meeting. SYDNEY- Panel participation by Luci Ellis, Assistant Governor of the Reserve Bank of Australia, at the 9th Annual Australian& New Zealand Investment Conference 0030 GMT. SYDNEY- Reserve Bank of Australia will release the minutes of October monetary policy meeting- 0030...

  • *Budapest stocks hit record high. BUDAPEST/ WARSAW, Oct 12- Central European currencies mostly eased on Thursday as the dollar rebounded in global markets, but gains in some government bonds and stocks and a robust Hungarian bond auction suggested demand for emerging market assets remains solid. Hungary sold bonds worth 63.6 billion forints at two auctions,...

  • BUDAPEST/ BUCHAREST, Oct 11- Romania bucked a rise in Central European assets on Wednesday due to worries over a bigger-than-expected jump in its inflation rate and tension over a planned government reshuffle. Warsaw shares rose one percent. If expectations for Federal Reserve interest rate hikes push the dollar into an uptrend later this year, that "may worsen...

  • *Continuing dollar slide fuels forint, zloty rally. BUDAPEST/ BUCHAREST, Oct 11- The leu bucked a Central European currency rally on Wednesday due to worries over a bigger-than-expected jump in Romania's inflation and tension over a planned government reshuffle. Prime Minister Mihai Tudose announced on Monday that he considered a government reshuffle due to...

  • *PiS at odds with European Commission over court reforms. WARSAW, Oct 10- When presidential aide Malgorzata Sadurska joined the board of Poland's biggest and oldest insurance company this summer, her lack of business experience was no obstacle. What PZU needs is "a person who knows the PiS programme and is a guarantee that it will be implemented," parliamentary...

  • BUDAPEST/ BUCHAREST, Oct 6- Central European debt yields rose further on Friday after U.S. data showing a strong rise in wages boosted expectations for a Federal Reserve rate hike in December. Higher U.S. interest rates make debt yields in the European Union's emerging markets relatively less attractive. "Core market yields rose a bit, while emerging market...

  • BUDAPEST/ WARSAW, Oct 4- Central European currencies jumped on Wednesday, with the crown hitting its strongest levels in almost four years, as a retreat of the dollar triggered flows into emerging markets. Expectations that the Czech Central Bank will lift interest rates further also provided support. The CNB, worried by a rebound in inflation, in August became...

  • BUDAPEST/ BUCHAREST, Oct 2- Central European equities rose on Monday partly because index provider FTSE Russell said late on Friday that it would promote Poland to a developed market from its advanced emerging class from next year. Warsaw stocks rose 0.3 percent by 1355 GMT. Budapest's main index gained 1 percent, after OTP CEO Sandor Csanyi said the region's...