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Peru expects lower economic growth on impact of mine protests

Jun 25, 2022

Please try another search Economy 32 minutes ago (Jun 17, 2022 07:45PM ET) © Reuters. Workers of the Las Bambas mine take part in a protest against the suspension of the mine, in Lima, Peru, June 2, 2022. REUTERS/Sebastian Castaneda LIMA (Reuters) - Peru's economic growth will likely be slightly lower this year, according to a new central bank forecast on Friday following disruptions to major mining projects in the Andean nation, the world's second big ...read more

No monologues allowed and dancing to 'I Will Survive': how the WTO's 'Geneva Package' was won

Jun 25, 2022

Please try another search Commodities 1 hour ago (Jun 17, 2022 08:35PM ET) © Reuters. World Trade Organization Director-General Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala reacts while talking with delegates after a closing session of a World Trade Organization Ministerial Conference at the WTO headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland June 17, 2022. Fabrice Coffrini/P By Emma Farge GENEVA (Reuters) - Since Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala took over as head of the World Trade Organization last ...read more

RBI Payments Vision 2025 seeks 3-fold jump in digital payments

Jun 25, 2022

The RBI on Friday came out with its 'Payments Vision 2025' document which seeks a three-fold jump in the number of digital payments, increase in debit card usage and less cash in circulation. The document also talks about ring-fencing of domestic payment systems, including the need to mandate domestic processing of payment transactions, in view of the emerging geopolitical risks. The core theme of the vision documents is 'E-Payments for Everyone, Everywhere, Everytime' (4Es) with an overall obj ...read more

BOJ maintains ultra-low rates, warns against sharp yen falls

Jun 25, 2022

Please try another search Economy 2 hours ago (Jun 17, 2022 09:21PM ET) 3/3 © Reuters. FILE PHOTO: A man wearing a protective mask stands in front of the headquarters of Bank of Japan amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in Tokyo, Japan, May 22, 2020.REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon/ 2/3 By Leika Kihara and Kantaro Komiya TOKYO (Reuters) - The Bank of Japan maintained ultra-low interest rates on Friday and vowed to defend its cap on bond yi ...read more

Global dirty money watchdog FATF keeps Pakistan on 'grey list'

Jun 25, 2022

Global dirty money watchdog FATF keeps Pakistan on 'grey list' The Financial Action Task Force (FATF) said that Pakistan had substantially completed its two action plans, covering 34 items. A car with a Pakistani flag waits for Pakistani Minister Imran Khan outside the Great Hall of the People during his visit in Beijing, China, November 3, 2018. (Photo: Reuters) A global dirty money watchdog said on Friday it was keeping Pakistan on its "grey list" of countries under inc ...read more

Venezuelan oil exports to Europe set to resume after two years -document, sources

Jun 25, 2022

Please try another search Commodities 3 hours ago (Jun 17, 2022 09:35PM ET) © Reuters. The logo of Italian energy company Eni is seen at a gas station in Rome, Italy September 30, 2018. REUTERS/Alessandro Bianchi By Marianna Parraga (Reuters) -A 650,000-barrel-cargo of Venezuela's oil chartered by Italy's Eni is about to set sail carrying the first export of crude from the U.S.-sanctioned country to Europe in two years, Refinitiv Eikon data showed on F ...read more

Warren Buffett charity lunch fetches winning bid of $19 million

Jun 25, 2022

Please try another search Economy 2 hours ago (Jun 17, 2022 11:40PM ET) 2/2 © Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Berkshire Hathaway Chairman Warren Buffett walks through the exhibit hall as shareholders gather to hear from the billionaire investor at Berkshire Hathaway Inc's annual shareholder meeting in Omaha, Nebraska, U.S., May 4, 2019. REUTERS/Scott 2/2 By Jonathan Stempel (Reuters) - A lucky, and likely wealthy, person bid more than $19 million to di ...read more

RLDA invites bids to lease out 60,407 sqm of land at Dhanbad

Jun 25, 2022

Rail Land Development Authority (RLDA) has invited bids for leasing out 60,407 sqm of land parcel at Old Station Railway Colony in Dhanbad, an official release said on Saturday. The reserve price of the land is Rs 44 crore. The total land area is 81,788 sqm, of which 60,407 sqm will be leased out for residential development for 99 years. The balance area of 21,381 sqm will be utilised for redevelopment of existing railway quarters, the release said. The Old Station Railway Colony is located on ...read more

Germany's debt interest payments could soar next year, finance minister warns - newspaper

Jun 25, 2022

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: German Finance Minister Christian Lindner speaks during a session of German lower house of parliament, Bundestag, in Berlin, Germany May 31, 2022. REUTERS/Hannibal Hanschke BERLIN (Reuters) - Finance Minister Christian Lindner warned that interest charges on Germany's public debt could reach 30 billion euros next year due to rising interest rates and growing debt levels, adding that he would resist calls to increase spendings. Lindner said he wanted to bring an end ...read more

Mixed reaction to RBI report warning stress due to high debt in several states

Jun 25, 2022

A Reserve Bank of India (RBI) write-up flagging concerns over building financial stress in several states and calling for corrective steps in five most indebted ones has evoked mixed response, with some calling the assessment wrong and others pointing to rise in income to counter calls for cut in expenditure. Referring to the economic crisis in Sri Lanka, the RBI article prepared by a team of economist under the guidance of Deputy Governor Michael Debabrata Patra had on Thursday stated that the ...read more

Over 2,000 people displaced due to Tripura floods

Jun 25, 2022

More than 2,000 people have been displaced due to flooding in Sadar subdivision of West Tripura district triggered by torrential rain, officials said on Saturday. They have taken shelter in 20 relief camps. However, no fatality has been reported so far, they said. West Tripura district has received 155 mm of rainfall in the last 24 hours, causing inundation of several low-lying areas on the banks of Howrah River. "Water level in Howrah River is flowing slightly above the danger level, posing t ...read more

A llama, bagel and frisbee: Apple's new iOS 12.1 emoji

Jun 25, 2022

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