Showing posts with label Banks. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Banks. Show all posts

Saturday, January 2, 2021

Trump administration adds Cuban bank to US restricted list | Al Jazeera

Trump administration adds Cuban bank to US restricted list

The United States has added a Cuban bank to its restricted entities list, alleging that the financial institution has ties to the Cuban military and its profits help fund the country’s “interference” in Venezuela.

Thursday, November 5, 2020

Syria's Assad says billions locked in troubled Lebanese banks behind economic crisis | Business , Regional | THE DAILY STAR

Syrian President Bashar al Assad said billions of dollars of deposits held by his countrymen in Lebanon's financial sector that were blocked after a major financial crisis were a main cause of Syria's deepening economic crisis.

Saturday, May 5, 2018

Greek banks successfully pass stress test, freeing funds to relieve debt

Greek banks successfully pass stress test
Greece's four main banks have successfully passed a stress test, paving the way for the release of bailout funds to relieve the Mediterranean country's crushing debt load, according to results made public on Saturday by the European banking supervision body.

Friday, March 16, 2018

Saudi Arabia signs agreement to deposit $2 bln in Yemen central bank

Saudi Arabia signs agreement to deposit $2 bln in Yemen central bank
Saudi King Salman instructed that two billion US dollars be deposited in Yemen’s central bank account, Mohammed Al-Jadaan, Minister of Finance of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, and Dr. Mohammed bin Mansour Zammam, Governor of the Central Bank of Yemen, co-signed the deposit agreement in Riyadh, on Thursday.

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Espagne: le sauvetage des banques a coûté 61 milliards d'euros

Le sauvetage des banques espagnoles, laminées par l'explosion d'une bulle immobilière à la fin des années 2000, a coûté près de 61 milliards d'euros au contribuable espagnol, selon une estimation provisoire publiée par la Cour des comptes.

Monday, November 28, 2016

Indian opposition takes to the streets against prime minister's currency ban

Opposition parties protested in major cities of India against the government's decision to withdraw higher-denomination banknotes from circulation to fight against black money, in a controversial move that has caused widespread cash shortages.

Saturday, November 12, 2016

Anger rising in India as banks slow to dispense cash to millions

Anger rose across India on Saturday as banks struggled to dispense cash after the government withdrew large denomination notes in a shock move aimed at uncovering billions of dollars of unaccounted wealth hidden from the taxman.

Wednesday, November 9, 2016

India: Banks to remain open this weekend to tackle rush after ban on Rs 500, Rs 1000 notes

Considering the rush of customers expected to exchange and deposit the banned denominations of Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 currency notes, banks in the country will remain open for public transactions on Saturday and Sunday, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) said today.

EU blacklists all Duma deputies from Crimea — official journal

The European Union has added all deputies of the State Duma, the lower house of Russia’s parliament, elected from Crimea and Sevastopol, to its sanctions blacklist, according to an EU Council decision published in the EU’s official journal on Wednesday.

India abolishes 500 and 1,000 rupee bills to fight corruption, terrorism

India pulled all of the country's 500 and 1,000 rupee notes out of circulation in a bid to crack down on black market and counterfeit currency, sending worried residents rushing to banks to withdraw cash for the coming days.

Saturday, March 19, 2016

U.S. to open more airports to Cuban travel

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security will allow more airports to support flights to and from Cuba as part of its most recent change to current travel regulations to the communist country.

Friday, January 1, 2016

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“The U.S. must stop supporting terrorists who are destroying Syria and her people" : US Congresswoman, Tulsi Gabbard

US Congresswoman, Tulsi Gabbard, recently visited Syria, and even met with President Bashar Al-Assad. She also visited the recently libe...