Amtrak names former Delta executive as next CEO
WASHINGTON, June 26 Amtrak on Monday named a former Delta Air Lines chief executive as its next president and CEO as the U.S. passenger rail carrier makes major repairs at its busiest U.S. hub.
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EMERGING MARKETS - ECONOMIC EVENTS
THURSDAY, FEB 27
LONDON - Latvia Central Bank Governor Ilmars Rimsevics will discuss on "The recent introduction of euro in Latvia" at the London School of Economics- 1830 GMT. VIENNA - Austrian central bank and Finance ministry hosts a conference on "International Monetary System" (to Feb 28). Speakers: Austrian central bank Governor Nowotny, ECB Executive Board member Peter Praet, Italian Finance Minister Saccomanni, and Turkish central bank Deputy Governor Turalay Kenc. FRANKFURT - Symposium on Financial Stability and the Role of Central Banks (to Feb 28). Speakers:- Deutsche Bundesbank President Jens Weidmann, Bank of England Governor Mark Carney, IMF chief economist Olivier Blanchard, ECB President Mario Draghi, Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas President Richard Fisher and German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schauble. YANGON, Myanmar - ASEAN Plus Three Finance and Central Bank Working Group Meetings (to Feb 28). CAIRO - Central Bank of Egypt holds Monetary Policy Committee Meeting. JERUSALEM - Bank of Israel Announces Interest Rate Decision. PRAGUE - Czech central bank governing board to meet in Prague. It is not scheduled to discuss monetary policy issues.
FRIDAY, FEB 28 BOGOTA - Colombia's central bank holds Monetary Policy Meeting (MPC) and vote on whether to begin raising the benchmark interest rate - 0600 GMT. LUSAKA - Bank of Zambia announces interest rate decision - 1000 GMT.
MONDAY, MAR 03
BILBAO, Spain -Global Forum Spain 2014: From Stability to Growth. Speakers:- Bilbao Mayor Inaki Azcuna, IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde, Eurogroup President Jeroen Dijsselbloem, OECD Secretary General Angel Gurria and Spain President Mariano Rajoy.
TUESDAY, MAR 04
MANAMA - The Euromoney GCC Financial Forum (to Mar 05). Central Bank of Bahrain Governor H.E. Rasheed Mohammed Al Maraj will be the key note speaker. KAMPALA - Central Bank of Uganda announces Monetary Policy Statement. WARSAW - National Bank of Poland holds Monetary Policy Council Meeting (to Mar 05).
WEDNESDAY, MAR 05 NEW DELHI - Indian Finance Minister Palaniappan Chidambaram will meet the heads of PSB's (Public Sector Banks) to review banks deteriorating asset quality, credit growth and financial performance in New Delhi. SANTIAGO - Chile's central bank will release the minutes of its February rate-setting meeting - 1130 GMT. KUALA LUMPUR - Central Bank of Malaysia holds Monetary Policy Committee Meeting (to Mar 06).
THURSDAY, MAR 06 BUDAPEST - National Bank of Hungary, Deputy Governor, Adam Balog speaks at the Forint 2014 Conference on "Pitfalls and opportunities of economic policy". BELGRADE - National Bank of Serbia holds Executive Board Meeting.
TUESDAY, MAR 11
BUDAPEST - Central Bank of Hungary holds Monetary Council's meeting, interest rates not on agenda. -------------------------------------------------------------
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SAO PAULO, June 26 The Brazilian unit of U.S. food processor Cargill agreed to sell a fruit processing plant located in the Sao Paulo state to German food ingredients maker Doehler, a source with knowledge of the deal told Reuters on Monday. (Reporting by Roberto Samora; Writing by Marcelo Teixeira)