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DIARY-Top Economic Events to July 28

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Trump’s Paris accord call will be anticlimactic

NEW YORK (Reuters Breakingviews) - Donald Trump’s looming decision about whether to keep the United States in the Paris climate agreement will be, let's say, anticlimactic. It will be a surprise if the global-warming skeptic who has called the phenomenon a hoax breaks a campaign pledge by sticking with the 2015 agreement. If he pulls out, though, the actual impact on the climate and on global efforts to limit warming will be limited.

May 26 2017

Irritation with Moody's reflects China's sensitivity as it seeks foreign investors

BEIJING/HONG KONG China has tried to brush aside a rare cut to its credit rating by Moody's Investors Service as misinformed, but its reaction highlights its sensitivity to how it is being viewed just as it seeks more foreign capital in its equity and bond markets.

May 26 2017

DIARY-Top Economic Events to July 28

Political and general news ----------------------------------------------------------- This Diary is filed daily. ** Indicates new events ----------------------------------------------------------- FRIDAY, MAY 26 MONTREUX, Switzerland - ECB Board Member Benoit Ceure participates in 24th Reunion of the Governors des Banques Centrales des Pays Francophones Organized by the Swiss National Bank - 2000 GMT.

May 25 2017

Global regulators expect deal soon on finalizing capital rules

LONDON Global regulators will soon finalize a suite of rules to ensure banks across the world hold enough capital to withstand rocky markets without taxpayer aid, one of their top officials said on Thursday.

May 25 2017

UPDATE 1-Global regulators expect deal soon on finalising capital rules

LONDON, May 25 Global regulators will soon finalise a suite of rules to ensure banks across the world hold enough capital to withstand rocky markets without taxpayer aid, one of their top officials said on Thursday.

DIARY-Top Economic Events to July 28

Political and general news ----------------------------------------------------------- This Diary is filed daily. ** Indicates new events -----------------------------------------------------------

May 24 2017

Germany says makes progress with China on electric car quotas

BEIJING Germany has made good progress with China on how to introduce quotas aimed at producing more electric vehicles, Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel said on Wednesday, adding that more details needed to be worked out.

May 24 2017

Germany says makes progress with China on electric car quotas

BEIJING, May 24 Germany has made good progress with China on how to introduce quotas aimed at producing more electric vehicles, Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel said on Wednesday, adding that more details needed to be worked out.

Germany hopes G7 summit can help convince U.S. on climate

BERLIN Germany is hoping that a G7 summit in Italy this week can play a role in convincing the United States to remain in the Paris climate agreement, a senior German official said on Wednesday.

May 24 2017

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Global GDP comparison

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