MONDAY | The Fed will hold a closed meeting. TUESDAY | At the Prudential Regulation: the Unfinished Business event in London, speakers from regulatory bodies, global banks, consulting firms and software providers will share their thoughts on such topics as leverage ratio review, the relationship between capital regulations in the US and Europe, and the Eurozones single supervisory mechanism.
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MONDAY | Cross-trading on the Hong Kong and Shanghai stock exchanges begins, opening Chinas $4.2 trillion equity market more broadly to overseas investors. And the 17th annual Euro Finance Week kicks off in Frankfurt, Germany.
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