What's Next: August 29, 2015

EU ministers to meet after train attack

European Union interior and transport ministers will hold talks in Paris today to discuss security measures after last week's attack on a high-speed train that was foiled by passengers. Ministers from France, Germany, Britain, Italy, Spain, Belgium, Luxembourg, the Netherlands and Switzerland will attend, and French Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve has said that the meeting will "look at very concrete proposals".

Will US hold off on interest rate hike?

Investors' ears will be tuning in today, the last day of a central banking symposium that the United States Federal Reserve started hosting in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, from Thursday.

US Fed vice-chairman Stanley Fischer will make keynote remarks that could give a clue as to whether the central bank sees the recent China-induced global turmoil as severe enough to defer the much-anticipated hike in interest rates next month.

First SUTD batch graduating

The first batch of students from the Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD) will graduate this afternoon.

About 300 graduates from Singapore's fourth public university will receive their degree certificates from President Tony Tan Keng Yam, who is also the SUTD's chancellor.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on August 29, 2015, with the headline 'What's Next: August 28, 2015'. Print Edition | Subscribe