ECB published overview of economic and monetary developments

Overview At its monetary policy meeting on 9 March 2017, the Governing Council concluded that a very substantial degree of monetary accommodation is still needed for underlying inflation pressures ... Read More

World’s biggest meat producer scandal: Countries imposed import bans

China, the EU, Japan, Chile, Mexico and Hong Kong have imposed various degrees of import bans on Brazilian meat after a corruption scheme allowing the sale of products past ... Read More
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ESMA reports about Central Securities Depositary Regulation

The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) has issued final reports on two sets of guidelines regarding the implementation of the Central Securities Depositary Regulation (CSDR).  The CSDR harmonises ... Read More
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Oil edges up as Saudis cut supplies to U.S., but global glut remains

Oil prices edged up on Friday, supported by a fall in Saudi exports to the United States, but overall markets remained under pressure on the back of a world ... Read More

The Russian “Laundromat” exposed; how the complex money laundering scheme worked

Three years after the “Laundromat” was exposed as a criminal financial vehicle to move vast sums of money out of Russia, journalists now know how the complex scheme worked ... Read More
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How the stock market in Middle East perform; The Saudi, Dubai, Qatar, Kuwait, Abu Dhabi markets

Saudi Arabia’s stock market outperformed the region in early trade on Thursday, recovering some of the previous session’s losses, while in Dubai builder Drake & Scull climbed after it ... Read More
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E-commerce: EU-wide rules to protect consumers better and stop rogue traders

New powers for national authorities to check whether e-commerce websites geo-block consumers, track down rogue traders or even, subject to safeguards inserted by MEPs, order that websites hosting scams ... Read More

Oil prices recovered on Thursday

Oil prices recovered on Thursday from losses chalked up the session before, but the market remained under pressure as bloated U.S. crude inventories and rising output dampen OPEC-led efforts ... Read More
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Can state spending ever be cut?

President Trump was elected on several promises, including one that he would fund tax cuts by cutting public spending. Cynics might note that his first action was to increase ... Read More

Sugar prices slump on technical selling

Raw sugar futures prices in New York extended their losses of the previous session, plumbing new multi-month lows, after breaking definitively downward through the key 18 cents a pound ... Read More
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