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AllAfrica.com
Firm Agonises Over Reserve Bank Cash Measuresmeeting yesterday that Proplastics is "at a standstill" as the market digests t
Firm Agonises Over Reserve Bank Cash Measures
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 minutes ago
meeting yesterday that Proplastics is "at a standstill" as the market digests the implications of the RBZ policy measures. The central bank recently said that it will introduce bond notes, at par value with the US dollar, to stimulate and grow the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
'Four FIU Regulations to Apply to Curtail Money Laundering'the regulations on CTR and STR are to be implemented by financial institutions
'Four FIU Regulations to Apply to Curtail Money Laundering'
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 minutes ago
the regulations on CTR and STR are to be implemented by financial institutions located throughout Liberia, and regulated by the Central Bank of Liberia. The regulation on Currency Transaction Reporting for Financial Institutions requires the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Right to Privacy On TrialNew Financial Institution Act of 1999, section 35(2) prevents unauthorized disc
Right to Privacy On Trial
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 minutes ago
New Financial Institution Act of 1999, section 35(2) prevents unauthorized disclosure of personal information held by the Central Bank of Liberia (CBL) and other banking institutions, except by order of a court of competent jurisdiction. It... Read more
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Business Wire
Important Notice to Shareholdersmanage and/or administer collective investment schemes and special purpose vehi
Important Notice to Shareholders
Business Wire / Posted 18 minutes ago
manage and/or administer collective investment schemes and special purpose vehicles. DICSIL is authorised and regulated by the Central Bank of Ireland. The above described changes have been decided in order to optimise and rationalise the... Read more
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The Economic Times
Raghuram Rajan's reappointment should not be of media's interest: PM ModiJournal, referring to the three-year term of Rajan which ends in September. "D
Raghuram Rajan's reappointment should not be of media's interest: PM Modi
The Economic Times / Posted 26 minutes ago
Journal, referring to the three-year term of Rajan which ends in September. "Do you support the reappointment of Mr Rajan, the central bank governor?" the Prime Minister was asked. As an outspoken RBI Governor, Rajan has expressed his views on... Read more
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Naked Capitalism
New Zealand: the World's Tiniest Stock Exchange, 'a Big Ponzi Scheme', and Other Crazy Tales From John Key's Financial Services Hubto be illegal in your country.” Meanwhile, here’s the Google translation of a
New Zealand: the World's Tiniest Stock Exchange, 'a Big Ponzi Scheme', and Other Crazy Tales From John Key's Financial Services Hub
Naked Capitalism / Posted 29 minutes ago
to be illegal in your country.” Meanwhile, here’s the Google translation of a 2013 warning from the Czech National Bank, the central bank of the Czech Republic and the supervisor of that country’s financial market. Czech National Bank notes that... Read more
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The Financial Express
Raghuram Rajan’s reappointment should not be of media’s interest: Narendra ModiJournal, referring to the three-year term of Rajan which ends in September. “D
Raghuram Rajan’s reappointment should not be of media’s interest: Narendra Modi
The Financial Express / Posted 48 minutes ago
Journal, referring to the three-year term of Rajan which ends in September. “Do you support the reappointment of Mr Rajan, the central bank governor?” the Prime Minister was asked. As an outspoken RBI Governor, Rajan has expressed his views on... Read more
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Sabah Daily Express
BNM concludes investigation into 1MDB(1MDB) following the payment of a compound by the company, said Governor Datuk
BNM concludes investigation into 1MDB
Sabah Daily Express / Posted 59 minutes ago
(1MDB) following the payment of a compound by the company, said Governor Datuk Muhammad Ibrahim. However, he stressed that the central bank would continue to cooperate on matters pertaining to 1MDB. "1MDB paid the compound, and that concludes the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
The Successes of Buhariat the mercy of a few rich Nigerians. To alleviate the suffering of Nigerians
The Successes of Buhari
AllAfrica.com / Posted an hour ago
at the mercy of a few rich Nigerians. To alleviate the suffering of Nigerians in September 2015, President Buhari directed the Central Bank of Nigeria to disburse N689.5 billion as bailout to 27 states of the federation to pay salaries. Equally, to... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Treasury's Heavy Domestic Borrowing to Keep Rates HighThe lowering of the Central Bank rate is unlikely to reduce the cost of loans b
Treasury's Heavy Domestic Borrowing to Keep Rates High
AllAfrica.com / Posted an hour ago
The lowering of the Central Bank rate is unlikely to reduce the cost of loans because the government has been increasingly borrowing from the local market to plug its budget shortfall. Estimates by two investment firms, Kestrel Capital and Cytonn... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
National Bank Bounces Back Into Profit-Making Territorytop managers, including chief executive Munir Ahmed, on compulsory leave follow
National Bank Bounces Back Into Profit-Making Territory
AllAfrica.com / Posted an hour ago
top managers, including chief executive Munir Ahmed, on compulsory leave following a series of multi-pronged audits that the Central Bank and the Capital Markets Authority ordered, unearthing gaps in the bank's books. "There has been enhanced... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
BSP forecasts 1.1-1.9% inflation range for Maywhich could be partly offset by lower power rates in Meralco-serviced areas.”
BSP forecasts 1.1-1.9% inflation range for May
Manila Bulletin / Posted an hour ago
which could be partly offset by lower power rates in Meralco-serviced areas.” In its last Monetary Board policy meeting, the central bank maintained its 2016 and 2017 average forecasts of 2.1 percent for this year and 3.1 percent next year. For... Read more
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Business Standard India
RBI exploring longer tenure gold loans, decision expected soonThe central bank has already held two separate meetings on this issue with jewe
RBI exploring longer tenure gold loans, decision expected soon
Business Standard India / Posted an hour ago
The central bank has already held two separate meetings on this issue with jewelers and banks active in gold loans The Reserve Bank of India is exploring whether the gold loan tenure... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Kenya's CBK Governor Recognised for Streamlining BanksSince taking over as the Governor of the Central Bank of Kenya barely a year ag
Kenya's CBK Governor Recognised for Streamlining Banks
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 hours ago
Since taking over as the Governor of the Central Bank of Kenya barely a year ago, Patrick Ngugi Njoroge's work has seen the banking sector ruffled. At least three banks have been placed under receivership with more having to relook at their finances... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Appetite for Govt Paper Continues to Grow Among Retail Investorsother capital markets stakeholders to encourage Rwandans to invest in bonds are
Appetite for Govt Paper Continues to Grow Among Retail Investors
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 hours ago
other capital markets stakeholders to encourage Rwandans to invest in bonds are paying off. According to a statement from the central bank yesterday, 48 orders of the 57 applications received by the National Bank of Rwanda (BNR) for the Rwf10... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
CBN, Auditor-General Clash Over Audited ReportsBy Henry Umoru and Joseph Erunke Abuja — The Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN and
CBN, Auditor-General Clash Over Audited Reports
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 hours ago
By Henry Umoru and Joseph Erunke Abuja — The Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN and the Auditor-General of the federation, Thursday, sharply disagreed on the audited reports of Ministries, Departments and Agencies, MDAs from 2009 to 2014. This came as... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
FG to Improve Infrastructure, Boost Mining Activities, Says Fayemito him, mining cannot be funded by the government alone because it is a private
FG to Improve Infrastructure, Boost Mining Activities, Says Fayemi
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 hours ago
to him, mining cannot be funded by the government alone because it is a private sector driven agenda. He said he met with the Central Bank of Nigeria directors to request for the type of intervention fund that existed in the Ministry of... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
President Kagame Meets Wharton School Studentsfor Rwanda's managers in banks, insurances, microfinance institutions, regulato
President Kagame Meets Wharton School Students
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 hours ago
for Rwanda's managers in banks, insurances, microfinance institutions, regulators (such as Capital Market Authority and the central bank), e-payments among other financial sector players. Francis Gatare, RDB's Chief Executive Officer, said that... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Senate Slams Auditor-General Over MDAs Annual Reportsannual audited reports from 2009 to 2014, the agencies countered by claiming su
Senate Slams Auditor-General Over MDAs Annual Reports
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 hours ago
annual audited reports from 2009 to 2014, the agencies countered by claiming submission of the reports with evidence . The Central Bank of Nigeria ( CBN) in particular debunked the claim made in the report of the Auditor- General that it didn't... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Overview of Buhari's Foreign Policiespossibility this country could be a failed state. That was an immediate challen
Overview of Buhari's Foreign Policies
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 hours ago
possibility this country could be a failed state. That was an immediate challenge. We also had serious governance issues. The Central Bank (CBN) Governor asked to leave his office and making serious allegations. Large sums of money being siphoned,... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
North Korea linked to digital thefts from global banksOctober attack at a bank in the Philippines with attacks on Tien Phong Bank in
North Korea linked to digital thefts from global banks
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 2 hours ago
October attack at a bank in the Philippines with attacks on Tien Phong Bank in Vietnam in December and one in February on the central bank of Bangladesh that resulted in the theft of more than $US81 million ($112 million). "If you believe North... Read more
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The Young Witness
North Korea linked to digital thefts from global banksOctober attack at a bank in the Philippines with attacks on Tien Phong Bank in
North Korea linked to digital thefts from global banks
The Young Witness / Posted 2 hours ago
October attack at a bank in the Philippines with attacks on Tien Phong Bank in Vietnam in December and one in February on the central bank of Bangladesh that resulted in the theft of more than $US81 million ($112 million). "If you believe North... Read more
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Western Advocate
North Korea linked to digital thefts from global banksOctober attack at a bank in the Philippines with attacks on Tien Phong Bank in
North Korea linked to digital thefts from global banks
Western Advocate / Posted 2 hours ago
October attack at a bank in the Philippines with attacks on Tien Phong Bank in Vietnam in December and one in February on the central bank of Bangladesh that resulted in the theft of more than $US81 million ($112 million). "If you believe North... Read more
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Kiama Independent
North Korea linked to digital thefts from global banksOctober attack at a bank in the Philippines with attacks on Tien Phong Bank in
North Korea linked to digital thefts from global banks
Kiama Independent / Posted 2 hours ago
October attack at a bank in the Philippines with attacks on Tien Phong Bank in Vietnam in December and one in February on the central bank of Bangladesh that resulted in the theft of more than $US81 million ($112 million). "If you believe North... Read more
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Manning River Times
North Korea linked to digital thefts from global banksOctober attack at a bank in the Philippines with attacks on Tien Phong Bank in
North Korea linked to digital thefts from global banks
Manning River Times / Posted 2 hours ago
October attack at a bank in the Philippines with attacks on Tien Phong Bank in Vietnam in December and one in February on the central bank of Bangladesh that resulted in the theft of more than $US81 million ($112 million). "If you believe North... Read more
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Goondiwindi Argus
North Korea linked to digital thefts from global banksOctober attack at a bank in the Philippines with attacks on Tien Phong Bank in
North Korea linked to digital thefts from global banks
Goondiwindi Argus / Posted 2 hours ago
October attack at a bank in the Philippines with attacks on Tien Phong Bank in Vietnam in December and one in February on the central bank of Bangladesh that resulted in the theft of more than $US81 million ($112 million). "If you believe North... Read more
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Daily Liberal
North Korea linked to digital thefts from global banksOctober attack at a bank in the Philippines with attacks on Tien Phong Bank in
North Korea linked to digital thefts from global banks
Daily Liberal / Posted 3 hours ago
October attack at a bank in the Philippines with attacks on Tien Phong Bank in Vietnam in December and one in February on the central bank of Bangladesh that resulted in the theft of more than $US81 million ($112 million). "If you believe North... Read more
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Brisbane Times
North Korea linked to digital thefts from global banksOctober attack at a bank in the Philippines with attacks on Tien Phong Bank in
North Korea linked to digital thefts from global banks
Brisbane Times / Posted 4 hours ago
October attack at a bank in the Philippines with attacks on Tien Phong Bank in Vietnam in December and one in February on the central bank of Bangladesh that resulted in the theft of more than $US81 million ($112 million). "If you believe North... Read more
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WA Today
North Korea linked to digital thefts from global banksOctober attack at a bank in the Philippines with attacks on Tien Phong Bank in
North Korea linked to digital thefts from global banks
WA Today / Posted 4 hours ago
October attack at a bank in the Philippines with attacks on Tien Phong Bank in Vietnam in December and one in February on the central bank of Bangladesh that resulted in the theft of more than $US81 million ($112 million). "If you believe North... Read more
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The Age
North Korea linked to digital thefts from global banksOctober attack at a bank in the Philippines with attacks on Tien Phong Bank in
North Korea linked to digital thefts from global banks
The Age / Posted 4 hours ago
October attack at a bank in the Philippines with attacks on Tien Phong Bank in Vietnam in December and one in February on the central bank of Bangladesh that resulted in the theft of more than $US81 million ($112 million). "If you believe North... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
North Korea linked to digital thefts from global banksOctober attack at a bank in the Philippines with attacks on Tien Phong Bank in
North Korea linked to digital thefts from global banks
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 4 hours ago
October attack at a bank in the Philippines with attacks on Tien Phong Bank in Vietnam in December and one in February on the central bank of Bangladesh that resulted in the theft of more than $US81 million ($112 million). "If you believe North... Read more
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Canberra Times
North Korea linked to digital thefts from global banksOctober attack at a bank in the Philippines with attacks on Tien Phong Bank in
North Korea linked to digital thefts from global banks
Canberra Times / Posted 4 hours ago
October attack at a bank in the Philippines with attacks on Tien Phong Bank in Vietnam in December and one in February on the central bank of Bangladesh that resulted in the theft of more than $US81 million ($112 million). "If you believe North... Read more
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The Financial Express
Banks may tweak SDR for Alok India, ABG Shipyard; may look for new promoter who will take over debtall negotiations are complete and the buyer is willing to pick up a stake in th
Banks may tweak SDR for Alok India, ABG Shipyard; may look for new promoter who will take over debt
The Financial Express / Posted 5 hours ago
all negotiations are complete and the buyer is willing to pick up a stake in the company,” the person added. Moreover, the central bank has allowed banks to upgrade even those accounts for which ownership has been changed outside SDR to a... Read more
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The Star
Friday, May 27on BoJ: Japan's core consumer prices fell 0.3% in April from a year earlier, th
Friday, May 27
The Star / Posted 6 hours ago
on BoJ: Japan's core consumer prices fell 0.3% in April from a year earlier, the second straight month of declines, keeping the central bank under pressure to deploy additional stimulus to achieve its ambitious 2% inflation target. - Reuters Top... Read more
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Newsmax
David Stockman: Fed to Push Economy Into RecessionJune if the economy improves in the second quarter, labor market conditions imp
David Stockman: Fed to Push Economy Into Recession
Newsmax / Posted 7 hours ago
June if the economy improves in the second quarter, labor market conditions improve and inflation remains on track to hit the central bank's 2 percent target. Stockman said he expects a recession by the end of this year or next, which he... Read more
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Reuters
Japan consumer prices fall for 2nd month, add to pressure on BOJJapan's core consumer prices fell 0.3 percent in April from a year earlier, the
Japan consumer prices fall for 2nd month, add to pressure on BOJ
Reuters / Posted 7 hours ago
Japan's core consumer prices fell 0.3 percent in April from a year earlier, the second straight month of declines, keeping the central bank under pressure to deploy additional stimulus to achieve its ambitious 2 percent inflation target. The data... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
E-payment mandatory by 2019Any ID will be made in September, with individual registration for the scheme o
E-payment mandatory by 2019
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 7 hours ago
Any ID will be made in September, with individual registration for the scheme open from July 15. Veerathai Santiprabhob, the central bank governor, said the Commerce Ministry will issue a ministerial regulation requiring newly registered... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
BoT: Thailand can ride global stormto merely focusing on April's figures. The baht's value has moved in line with
BoT: Thailand can ride global storm
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 7 hours ago
to merely focusing on April's figures. The baht's value has moved in line with regional currencies, Mr Veerathai said. The central bank forecasts this year's exports will contract by 2% based on projected GDP growth of 3.1%. The Commerce... Read more
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Sky News Australia
RBA should aim for a nominal growth targetWarwick McKibbin says while the RBA currently targets inflation within a 2-3% b
RBA should aim for a nominal growth target
Sky News Australia / Posted 9 hours ago
Warwick McKibbin says while the RBA currently targets inflation within a 2-3% band over the economic cycle, he suggests the central bank should instead target a 5-6% nominal growth target. 'That still translates into an inflation target but it... Read more
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The Economic Times
Dollar slips after US data dampens Fed rate hike betsdollar's losses on Thursday reduced its gains since May 18, when minutes from t
Dollar slips after US data dampens Fed rate hike bets
The Economic Times / Posted 10 hours ago
dollar's losses on Thursday reduced its gains since May 18, when minutes from the Fed's April policy meeting signaled the central bank had edged closer to a rate increase in the near term. Remarks from Fed officials on Thursday and earlier... Read more
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ABC 7 El Paso
SWIFT hackers nicknamed 'Lazarus' hit a fourth bank in PhilippinesSWIFT, the worldwide interbank communication network that settles transactions.
SWIFT hackers nicknamed 'Lazarus' hit a fourth bank in Philippines
ABC 7 El Paso / Posted 11 hours ago
SWIFT, the worldwide interbank communication network that settles transactions. First, we learned that hackers broke into the central bank of Bangladesh and stole $101 million. Then it became clear that similar hacks have happened to private banks... Read more
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The Star
U.N. calls for emergency economic body to prop up Yemen economywho control the capital Sanaa and all state institutions, of plundering the fun
U.N. calls for emergency economic body to prop up Yemen economy
The Star / Posted 11 hours ago
who control the capital Sanaa and all state institutions, of plundering the funds. In February, merchants and bankers said the central bank had told traders and local banks it would cease providing credit lines for sugar and rice imports at the... Read more
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Business Standard India
Restructure debt in 90 daysbe implemented within 120 days from the date of the receipt of application by t
Restructure debt in 90 days
Business Standard India / Posted 11 hours ago
be implemented within 120 days from the date of the receipt of application by the non-banking finance companies (NBFCs). The central bank said promoters of companies must bring additional funds in all cases of restructuring. Additional funds... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Forex - CBN Throws Naira Into Open Market, Nullifies N197/$ Exchange RateBy Emeka Anaeto, Emma Ujah, Egwuatu and Franklin Alli The Central Bank of Nige
Forex - CBN Throws Naira Into Open Market, Nullifies N197/$ Exchange Rate
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 hours ago
By Emeka Anaeto, Emma Ujah, Egwuatu and Franklin Alli The Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, yesterday, announced a flexible exchange rate regime aimed at making foreign currencies more accessible. With this action, the CBN has nullified the official... Read more
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Daily News
Alternative measures for economic growthneed to review seriously incentive structures and institute fundamental reforms
Alternative measures for economic growth
Daily News / Posted 12 hours ago
need to review seriously incentive structures and institute fundamental reforms in government finance and administration. The Central Bank has the responsibility to bring the financial system to sound health. The severity of hardships can be... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
US rates may rise 'fairly soon,' Brexit a concern: Fed's PowellGovernors has a decisive role in setting monetary policy, and its members have
US rates may rise 'fairly soon,' Brexit a concern: Fed's Powell
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 12 hours ago
Governors has a decisive role in setting monetary policy, and its members have a permanent vote on the committee that sets the central bank's key federal funds rate. Powell said he felt that data showing continued job creation and evidence of... Read more
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The Borneo Post
BNM concludes investigation into 1MDB(1MDB) following the payment of a compound by the company, said Governor Datuk
BNM concludes investigation into 1MDB
The Borneo Post / Posted 14 hours ago
(1MDB) following the payment of a compound by the company, said Governor Datuk Muhammad Ibrahim. However, he stressed that the central bank would continue to cooperate on matters pertaining to 1MDB. “1MDB paid the compound, and that concludes the... Read more
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FOX Business
Powell: Fed Could Raise Rates 'Fairly Soon,' but Sees Gradual Pacerate increase may be appropriate fairly soon." Several of Mr. Powell's Fed col
Powell: Fed Could Raise Rates 'Fairly Soon,' but Sees Gradual Pace
FOX Business / Posted 15 hours ago
rate increase may be appropriate fairly soon." Several of Mr. Powell's Fed colleagues have said in recent days they expect the central bank will raise interest rates two or three times this year. Mr. Powell didn't comment on the number of increases... Read more
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FOX Business
Powell: Fed Could Raise Rates 'Fairly Soon,' but Sees Gradual Pacerate increase may be appropriate fairly soon." Several of Mr. Powell's Fed col
Powell: Fed Could Raise Rates 'Fairly Soon,' but Sees Gradual Pace
FOX Business / Posted 15 hours ago
rate increase may be appropriate fairly soon." Several of Mr. Powell's Fed colleagues have said in recent days they expect the central bank will raise interest rates two or three times this year. Mr. Powell didn't comment on the number of increases... Read more
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Business Insurance
Bangladesh probes 2013 hack for links to central bank heistmedia at the time, but has faded from public memory. Police said they only rece
Bangladesh probes 2013 hack for links to central bank heist
Business Insurance / Posted 16 hours ago
media at the time, but has faded from public memory. Police said they only recently became aware of similarities with the central bank heist. "This is an interesting issue that we've come to know," said the senior police official, who... Read more
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