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  • **BUENOS AIRES- UK Finance Minister Philip Hammond visits Argentina on Wednesday and Thursday for meetings with President Mauricio Macri, Treasury Minister Nicolas Dujovne and Finance Minister Luis Caputo. PRAGUE- Czech National Bank holds Monetary Policy Meeting followed by Statement and presentation- 1100 GMT. FRIDAY, AUGUST 4 SYDNEY- Reserve Bank of...

  • *Poland tops EM stocks performance http:/ tmsnrt.rs/2dNvkjl. *Egypt tops EM bonds performance in 2017 http://tmsnrt.rs/2ih2QQ9. *Egypt, Hungary, Turkey and China's markets also booming.

  • *Poland tops EM stocks performance http:/ tmsnrt.rs/2dNvkjl. *Egypt tops EM bonds performance in 2017 http://tmsnrt.rs/2ih2QQ9. *Egypt, Hungary, Turkey and China's markets also booming.

  • *Venezuela, PDVSA bonds fall across curve as tensions mount. LONDON, Aug 1- Reassuring Chinese data and a weak dollar kept emerging market stocks near three-year highs on Tuesday, though Venezuelan bonds slid to their lowest in over a year as rising political tensions and sanctions by the United States fanned default fears. In central and eastern Europe there...

  • 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.

  • *Moody's: Poland's judiciary reform is credit negative. BUDAPEST/ WARSAW, July 31- Poland's government bond yields rose on Monday, with prices underperforming Central European peers as Polish inflation rose more than expected in July. The bonds failed to benefit from an announcement from the Polish Finance Ministry that it did not plan to hold any regular bond...

  • *Moody's: Poland's judiciary reform is credit negative. BUDAPEST/ WARSAW, July 31- The zloty steadied near 3- month lows against the euro on Monday as flash data due later in the day was expected to show a rise in Polish inflation, making it unlikely, though, that the central bank will lift interest rates. Analysts expect Poland's annual inflation to tick up to 1.6...

  • LONDON, July 31- Emerging stocks headed on Monday for the seventh straight month of gains, though rising political risks hurt asset prices in several key emerging economies, including Russia, Poland and Venezuela. However, Russian stocks retreated 0.6 percent and, though they are set to end July higher after two lossmaking months, the market is under pressure...

  • BRUSSELS, July 29- The European Commission launched legal action on Saturday against what it sees as Polish government attempts to undermine the independence of judges. EU commissioners decided to launch the "infringement procedure" for violating European Union law at a meeting on Wednesday, the first step in a legal process that may end at the bloc's top court,...

  • EU commissioners decided to launch the "infringement procedure" for violating European Union law at a meeting on Wednesday, the first step in a legal process that may end at the bloc's top court, pending publication of Poland's new law. Poland's eurosceptic, nationalist government has rejected Brussels' objections as "blackmail" and unjustified criticism, but...

  • BRUSSELS, July 29- The European Commission has launched legal action against Poland's reforms to its judiciary and given Warsaw a month to respond, it said on Saturday. EU commissioners decided to launch the "infringement procedure" at a meeting on Wednesday, pending publication of Poland's new law, over concerns that it undermined the independence of judges...

  • BUDAPEST, July 28- The crown eased slightly on Friday with markets scaling back a touch ahead of next week's Czech central bank meeting at which policymakers could deliver its first rate hike in almost a decade. In a Reuters poll published on Friday, 8 of 16 analysts projected a rate hike for the CNB's Aug. 3 meeting, and 3 for September. Elsewhere in Central Europe,...

  • *Signals private media in Poland to be next target. WARSAW, July 27- Poland's ruling Law and Justice party is sticking to its flagship plans for "radical" reform of the judiciary, despite seeing two bills vetoed by the president this week, PiS head Jaroslaw Kaczynski said on Thursday. Kaczynski, who holds no government post but is widely seen as Poland's de facto...

  • BUDAPEST/ PRAGUE, July 27- The zloty eased on Thursday, under pressure from political tension over Poland's reforms of its judiciary, while more dovish than expected comments from the U.S. It has been hit by bills passed by parliament to allow the government to fire and appoint judges, which triggered street protests and criticism from Brussels.

  • BUDAPEST/ PRAGUE, July 27- The zloty eased on Thursday, under pressure from political tension over Poland's reforms of its judiciary, while more dovish than expected comments from the U.S. It has been hit by bills passed by parliament to allow the government to fire and appoint judges, which triggered street protests and criticism from Brussels.

  • Jean-Claude Juncker, President of the European Commission.

    The European Commission said on Wednesday it would start legal action against Poland over a law reforming the judiciary that undermines the independence of judges and therefore breaks EU treaty rules.

  • LONDON, July 26- Emerging markets were mostly firmer on Wednesday after a shaky start in Asia caused by a slight rise in the dollar and U.S. bond yields before the Federal Reserve meeting. Poland's zloty inched further off recent three-month lows and Polish stocks rose 0.6 percent as investors' bullish view on emerging markets before the Fed meeting outweighed...

  • BUDAPEST, July 24- Central European currencies firmed on Monday, led by the zloty after it was boosted by Polish President Andrzej Duda's rejection of disputed legislation to reform the judiciary. Sentiment remained positive in regional currency and government bond markets after the European Central Bank did not discuss winding down its own monetary...

  • BUDAPEST, July 24- The Polish zloty jumped against the euro on Monday, prompting gains by other Central European currencies, after Polish President Andrzej Duda said he would veto disputed legislation to reform the judiciary. The decision was surprising as Duda has been seen as an ally of the ruling, nationalist-minded Law and Justice party, which on Saturday...

  • BUDAPEST, July 21- The zloty fell half a percent on Friday, underperforming the region's other currencies as Poland's standoff with the European Union over a judicial reform bill and anti-government protests at home weighed on local markets. Poland's senate was expected to back new powers to enable politicians to appoint supreme court judges, defying the...