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  • **DUBLIN- International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde visits Dublin. **WELLINGTON- Reserve Bank of New Zealand Deputy Governor Geoff Bascand delivers speech titled "In search of gold: exploring central bank digital currency" 2300 GMT. CARDIFF- Bank of England Chief Economist Andy Haldane visits Wales as part of a "town hall" tour to meet the...

  • FRIDAY, JUNE 22 LONDON- South Africa's minister of finance, Nhlanhla Nene, will hold a journalist briefing during an investment conference in London- 0700 GMT NEW YORK CITY- Former Federal Reserve Board governor Daniel Tarullo speaks at luncheon before the "The Effects of Post-Crisis Banking Reforms" conference hosted by the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, in...

  • STOCKHOLM/ LONDON, June 21- Ericsson needs a range of industries to embrace 5 G network services if the equipment maker is to get a long-term boost that would allow it to progress from cost-cutting to expansion. Operator revenue from these businesses are likely to grow only a modest 1.5 percent per year through 2026, reaching $1.74 trillion, half of which would...

  • LUXEMBOURG CITY- Finance ministers of euro zone countries meet in Luxembourg to decide possible new debt relief measures for Greece, the size of the cash send-off for Athens when it ends its third bailout on Aug. 20 and how to ensure Greece will not reverse already agreed reforms once the bailout is over- 1500 GMT. LONDON- British Finance Minister Philip Hammond...

  • LUXEMBOURG CITY- Finance ministers of euro zone countries meet in Luxembourg to decide possible new debt relief measures for Greece, the size of the cash send-off for Athens when it ends its third bailout on Aug. 20 and how to ensure Greece will not reverse already agreed reforms once the bailout is over- 1500 GMT. LONDON- British Finance Minister Philip Hammond...

  • STOCKHOLM, June 20- U.S. electric carmaker Tesla favours Germany as the location for its first European Gigafactory, its chief executive said, in what would be the latest move by an outside firm into the European battery market. "Germany is a leading choice for Europe. In a sign of the strength of Asia's position in the market, Volkswagen- Europe's biggest carmaker-...

  • SINTRA, Portugal- Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell participates in "Monetary Policy at a Time of Uncertainty and Tight Labor Markets" panel before the 2018 ECB Forum on Central Banking- 1330 GMT. SINTRA, Portugal- Participation by the ECB President Mario Draghi in Policy Panel at ECB Forum on Central Banking in Sintra, Portugal 1330 GMT.

  • SINTRA, Portugal- Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell participates in "Monetary Policy at a Time of Uncertainty and Tight Labor Markets" panel before the 2018 ECB Forum on Central Banking- 1330 GMT. SINTRA, Portugal- Participation by the ECB President Mario Draghi in Policy Panel at ECB Forum on Central Banking in Sintra, Portugal 1330 GMT.

  • KIEV, June 19- Ukraine state oil and gas firm Naftogaz said on Tuesday a London court has granted its request to freeze the British assets of Russia's Gazprom, part of its efforts to enforce an earlier arbitration ruling from Sweden. But Naftogaz says Gazprom has not complied with the ruling, which obliged the Russian company to resume gas supplies to Ukraine at...

  • KIEV, June 19- Ukraine state oil and gas firm Naftogaz said on Tuesday a London court has granted its request to freeze the British assets of Russia's Gazprom, part of its efforts to enforce an earlier arbitration ruling from Sweden. But Naftogaz says Gazprom has not complied with the ruling, which obliged the Russian company to resume gas supplies to Ukraine at...

  • KIEV, June 19- Ukraine state oil and gas firm Naftogaz said on Tuesday a London court has granted its request to freeze the British assets of Russia's Gazprom, to enforce an earlier arbitration ruling from Sweden. But Naftogaz says Gazprom has not complied with the ruling, which obliged the Russian company to resume gas supplies to Ukraine at market equivalent...

  • SINTRA, Portugal- Introductory speech by ECB President Mario Draghi at ECB Forum on Central Banking in Sintra, Portugal 0800 GMT. SINTRA, Portugal- ECB chief economist Peter Praet chairing Session 1 "Macroeconomics of price and wage-setting" at ECB Forum on Central Banking in Sintra, Portugal 0830 GMT. SINTRA, Portugal- ECB chief economist Peter Praet chairing...

  • SINTRA, Portugal- Introductory speech by ECB President Mario Draghi at ECB Forum on Central Banking in Sintra, Portugal 0800 GMT. SINTRA, Portugal- ECB chief economist Peter Praet chairing Session 1 "Macroeconomics of price and wage-setting" at ECB Forum on Central Banking in Sintra, Portugal 0830 GMT. SINTRA, Portugal- ECB chief economist Peter Praet chairing...

  • Soldiers wait for a container ship to berth at Qingdao Port on March 8, 2018 in Qingdao, China.

    The latest escalation came on Friday, when President Trump announced fresh tariffs on $50 billion in Chinese goods, prompting swift retribution from Beijing, The New York Times reports.

  • STOCKHOLM/ MOSCOW, June 14- Gazprom has won an interim appeals court ruling that suspends attempts by Ukraine's Naftogaz to seize the Russian firm's foreign assets in a long-running dispute over gas contracts. The June 13 decision by Sweden's Court of Appeal suspends a ruling by a Stockholm arbitration court that had found against Gazprom.

  • STOCKHOLM, June 13- Greenpeace activists on Wednesday hung a banner outside the state pension fund AP3's office in Stockholm to protest investments in coal, oil and gas companies by Swedish state pension funds. Such investments do not support environmentally sustainable development, Greenpeace said in a statement. The banner on the facade of the office...

  • BRUSSELS/ STOCKHOLM, June 12- Deutsche Telekom faces a four-month investigation into its bid to buy the Dutch business of Swedish peer Tele2 after EU antitrust regulators voiced concerns about the deal. "We are opening this in-depth investigation to ensure, that the proposed transaction between T-Mobile NL and Tele2 NL will not lead to higher prices or less...

  • BRUSSELS/ STOCKHOLM, June 12- Deutsche Telekom is set to face a four-month investigation by EU antitrust regulators into its bid to buy the Dutch business of Swedish peer Tele2, two people familiar with the matter said on Tuesday. The move by the European Commission underscores its hard line against telecoms deals in markets where the number of players would be...

  • STOCKHOLM, June 11- Chinese auto investors are increasingly pouring money into Europe rather than the United States because of intense U.S. scrutiny of their deals under the Trump administration, according to industry sources and M&A data. "Given the way that things are tightening up in the United States, Europe for China is the most obvious non-domestic market...

  • June 8- Verizon Communications Inc named Chief Technology Officer Hans Vestberg as its new CEO on Friday, surprising analysts and signaling the largest U.S. wireless company's priority is building the next-generation 5 G network, not expanding further into media content. At Verizon he headed a team building out Verizon's fiber network infrastructure, and he...