BOJ, Draghi, Sun Valley, Alcoa, Ramadan: Week Ahead July 8-13

BOJ Governor Haruhiko Kuroda
Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda. Photographer: Tomohiro Ohsumi/Bloomberg

July 8 (Bloomberg) -- Bank of Japan policy makers will meet in the coming week and Governor Haruhiko Kuroda will give a news conference on progress toward increasing inflation to 2 percent in two years.

Billionaires, chief executives and deal makers in technology and media gather for Allen & Co.’s annual conference in Sun Valley, Idaho.

European Central Bank President Mario Draghi will testify to a European Parliament committee, and central banks in Brazil and Indonesia are likely to raise interest rates.

Alcoa Inc., JPMorgan Chase & Co. and Wells Fargo & Co. will be among companies releasing results.

Ramadan, the Islamic fasting month, will begin.


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