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Current news Updated: 02 Nov 2018

Today's news

Here are today’s top stories:

- Pablo Isla, President of the Spanish multinational company Inditex, will present the 2016 first quarter results today in Madrid. The group’s sales have  grown by 12%. It earned €554 million in three months, a 6% increase.

- Today is the third day of the APIE seminar “What have we learned from the crisis?” sponsored by BBVA.

- The Fed will announce its decision on interest rates today.

- The Latin American Parliament (Parlatino) is holding an economic forum "Assessment and Perspectives on the Economic and Social Situation in Latin America and the Caribbean."

- In Argentina, the National Statistics Institute (Indec) will present the new official inflation indicator.

- Argentine President Mauricio Macri is meeting with Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos in Bogota to strengthen bilateral relations.

- The European statistics agency Eurostat will publish data on EU international trade of goods in April.

- The Bank of Spain will publish the total government debt from the first quarter.

- The winner of the 2016 Princess of Asturias Award in Literature will be announced.

- Garbiñe Muguruza lost her first game on grass at the Mallorca Open against Kirsten Flipkens from Belgium (6-3, 6-4). She now has her sights set on Wimbledon, the third Grand Slam of the year.