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  • MONDAY, JULY 24 TOKYO- Bank of Japan releases minutes of Monetary Policy Meeting held on June 15 and 16 2350 GMT. WEDNESDAY, JULY 26 TOKYO- Bank of Japan Deputy Governor Hiroshi Nakaso speaks to business leaders in Hiroshima- 0130 GMT. OAKDALE, Minneapolis- Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis President Neel Kashkari participates in a moderated...

  • MONDAY, JULY 24 TOKYO- Bank of Japan releases minutes of Monetary Policy Meeting held on June 15 and 16 2350 GMT. WEDNESDAY, JULY 26 TOKYO- Bank of Japan Deputy Governor Hiroshi Nakaso speaks to business leaders in Hiroshima- 0130 GMT. OAKDALE, Minneapolis- Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis President Neel Kashkari participates in a moderated...

  • *Ingenico buying Bambora from Nordic Capital. PARIS, July 20- French payments specialist Ingenico is to buy rival Bambora from Nordic Capital for 1.5 billion euros, the latest in a series of deals in the sector. The acquisition of Stockholm- based Bambora, which had gross revenues of 202 million euros in 2016, would lift Ingenico's earnings and lead to synergies,...

  • PARIS, July 20- French payments specialist Ingenico is to buy rival Bambora from Nordic Capital for 1.5 billion euros, in the latest takeover deal to sweep the payments sector. The acquisition of Stockholm- headquartered Bambora, which had gross revenues of 202 million euros in 2016, would lift Ingenico's earnings and lead to synergies, Ingenico said in a...

  • **TOKYO- Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda holds a news conference after their policy decision 0630 GMT. FRANKFURT- ECB Governing Council meeting, followed by interest rate announcement. FRANKFURT- ECB President Mario Draghi holds a press conference following the Governing Council meeting and the interest rate meeting- 1330 GMT.

  • **TOKYO- Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda holds a news conference after their policy decision 0630 GMT. FRANKFURT- ECB Governing Council meeting, followed by interest rate announcement. FRANKFURT- ECB President Mario Draghi holds a press conference following the Governing Council meeting and the interest rate meeting- 1330 GMT.

  • *Q2 core profit SEK 8.54 bln vs forecast 8.48 bln. STOCKHOLM, July 19- Sweden's Volvo said on Wednesday that a stretched supply chain and extra costs to meet strong demand for its trucks dented margins in the second quarter, even as it reported a rise in profits and order intake. Shares in Volvo, which competes with Germany's Daimler and Volkswagen, have risen nearly...

  • *Q2 core profit SEK 8.54 bln vs forecast 8.48 bln. STOCKHOLM, July 19- Swedish truck maker Volvo raised its forecast for the North American market on Wednesday after a solid second quarter that saw order intake pick up across the group. "Recent trends on the truck markets continue with good demand in Europe, including a distinct recovery in Russia, and a gradual...

  • BRUSSELS- Slovenian Finance Minister Mateja Vranicar Erman will meet European Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager. THURSDAY, JULY 20 FRANKFURT- ECB Governing Council meeting, followed by interest rate announcement. FRANKFURT- ECB President Mario Draghi holds a press conference following the Governing Council meeting and the interest rate...

  • BRUSSELS- Slovenian Finance Minister Mateja Vranicar Erman will meet European Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager. THURSDAY, JULY 20 FRANKFURT- ECB Governing Council meeting, followed by interest rate announcement. FRANKFURT- ECB President Mario Draghi holds a press conference following the Governing Council meeting and the interest rate...

  • NEW DELHI, July 18- Air India is drawing up a proposal to offer voluntary buyouts to just over a third of its 40,000 employees, a senior company official said, one of the largest such offers in India's state sector, as the carrier slashes costs ahead of a 2018 sale. Air India's board approved the proposal in April but nothing further had been done.

  • NEW DELHI, July 18- Air India is drawing up a proposal to offer voluntary buyouts to just over a third of its 40,000 employees, a senior company official said, one of the largest such offers in India's state sector, as the carrier slashes costs ahead of a 2018 sale. Air India's board approved the proposal in April but nothing further had been done.

  • Borje E. Ekholm, CEO Ericsson.

    Mobile telecom equipment maker Ericsson reported a heavier than expected second-quarter loss on Tuesday and lowered its mobile infrastructure market forecast.

  • **WELLINGTON- Speech by Toby Fiennes, head of prudential supervision at Reserve Bank of New Zealand-' The Reserve Bank, cyber security and the regulatory framework'- 2230 GMT. **LONDON- Bank of England Governor Mark Carney's opening remarks at the unveiling of the new £10 note at Winchester Cathedral 1330 GMT. FRANKFURT- ECB President Mario Draghi holds a press...

  • **WELLINGTON- Speech by Toby Fiennes, head of prudential supervision at Reserve Bank of New Zealand-' The Reserve Bank, cyber security and the regulatory framework'- 2230 GMT. **LONDON- Bank of England Governor Mark Carney's opening remarks at the unveiling of the new £10 note at Winchester Cathedral 1330 GMT. FRANKFURT- ECB President Mario Draghi holds a press...

  • FRIDAY, JULY 14 VIENNA- European Central Bank Governing Council member Ewald Nowotny holds a news conference on the publication of the Austrian National Bank's half-yearly Financial Stability Report 0800 GMT. THURSDAY, JULY 20 FRANKFURT- ECB Governing Council meeting, followed by interest rate announcement. FRANKFURT- ECB President Mario Draghi holds a...

  • WASHINGTON- Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen delivers semiannual monetary policy testimony before the Senate Banking Committee- 1400 GMT. WASHINGTON- Federal Reserve Board Governor Lael Brainard speaks on monetary policy before the National Bureau of Economic Research Monetary Economics Summer Institute, in Cambridge, Mass. 1700 GMT.

  • WASHINGTON- Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen delivers semiannual monetary policy testimony before the Senate Banking Committee- 1400 GMT. WASHINGTON- Federal Reserve Board Governor Lael Brainard speaks on monetary policy before the National Bureau of Economic Research Monetary Economics Summer Institute, in Cambridge, Mass. 1700 GMT.

  • NEW YORK- Simon Potter, executive vice president at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, speaks on "The Foreign Exchange Global Code" before the 14th Annual FX Week USA Conference, in New York 1345 GMT. WASHINGTON- Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen delivers semi-annual monetary policy testimony before the House Financial Services Committee- 1400 GMT.

  • NEW YORK- Simon Potter, executive vice president at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, speaks on "The Foreign Exchange Global Code" before the 14th Annual FX Week USA Conference, in New York 1345 GMT. WASHINGTON- Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen delivers semi-annual monetary policy testimony before the House Financial Services Committee- 1400 GMT.