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CEE MARKETS-Forint eases, central bank may try to talk currency down

The forint eased on Monday, while most central European currencies were treading water, amid some expectations that the Hungarian central bank (NBH) could try to weaken the currency in the statement it issues after a rate-setting meeting on Tuesday. The region's most dovish centr

Greek current account surplus shrinks in June, tourism revenues rise

Greece's current account surplus shrank in June compared to the same month a year earlier due to a wider trade gap and a deficit in the primary income balance, the Bank of Greece said on Monday. The data showed the surplus at 842 million euros ($988.7 million) from 910 million euros in June 2016. Tourism revenues rose to 2.047 billion euros from 1.79 billion in the same month a year earlier. "The current account of the balance of payments showed a surplus t


Trump to present vision for U.S. strategy in Afghanistan war

WASHINGTON It will be President Donald Trump's turn on Monday to address a problem that vexed his two predecessors when he details his strategy for the war in Afghanistan, America's longest military conflict. | Video