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DIARY-Emerging Markets Economic Events to Oct 31

Today in Washington ----------------------------------------------------------- This Diary is filed daily. ** Indicates new events ----------------------------------------------------------- MONDAY, AUGUST 20 CANBERRA - Remarks by Philip Lowe, RBA Governor, at the breakfast event to launch ASIC's National Financial Capability Strategy 2018, Canberra - 2200 GMT. MUMBAI, India - Reserve Bank of India Deputy Governor N S Vishwanathan will speak at a banking conference. Vishwanathan heads the banki

DIARY-Top Economic Events to Oct 30

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Brazil card processor Stone hires banks for IPO -sources

Brazilian credit card processor Stone Pagamentos SA has hired Goldman Sachs & Co , JPMorgan Chase & Co and Citigroup Inc as lead managers for a hoped-for New York initial public offering, three people with knowledge of the matter said on Friday.

Tencent-backed Qutoutiao files for U.S. IPO

Chinese content aggregator Qutoutiao Inc, which is backed by technology giant Tencent Holdings Ltd , filed for an initial public offering of up to $300 million with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on Friday.

Chicago teachers pension fund divesting from private prisons

The Chicago Teachers' Pension Fund's board of trustees voted on Friday to phase out investments in companies that run private prisons or immigrant detention centers, saying the businesses have an outsized negative impact on minorities and the poor.