Government Borrowing Requirement

Clashes rock Beirut as security forces fire tear gas at protest

Clashes rock Beirut as security forces fire tear gas at protest

Published 16/12/2019

BEIRUT (Reuters) - Tear gas engulfed central Beirut as security forces chased protesters near Lebanon’s parliament on Sunday in a second night of street clashes [more…]

Germany’s Scholz to carry on as finance minister despite SPD defeat

Germany’s Scholz to carry on as finance minister despite SPD defeat

Published 02/12/2019

BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany’s Olaf Scholz will carry on for now as finance minister despite losing a bid to lead his Social Democratic Party because [more…]

Burst of social unrest tests emerging market risk models

Burst of social unrest tests emerging market risk models

Published 02/12/2019

LONDON (Reuters) - A wave of social unrest across developing countries this year has caught many investors off-guard and is challenging models designed to gauge [more…]

Lebanese bank employee union calls strike over safety concerns

Lebanese bank employee union calls strike over safety concerns

Published 11/11/2019

BEIRUT (Reuters) - A Lebanese bank employees’ union called on bank staff to go on strike from Tuesday because of safety concerns, the president of [more…]

Explainer: Argentina’s farmers have some questions for President-elect Fernandez

Explainer: Argentina’s farmers have some questions for President-elect Fernandez

Published 28/10/2019

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (Reuters) - Argentina’s farmers have some questions for President-elect Alberto Fernandez, after the center-left Peronist won a decisive election on Sunday, ousting [more…]

Lebanon’s Hariri agrees to reforms amid nationwide protests over economic crisis

Lebanon’s Hariri agrees to reforms amid nationwide protests over economic crisis

Published 21/10/2019

BEIRUT (Reuters) - Lebanese Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri agreed on Sunday a package of reforms with government partners to ease an economic crisis that has [more…]

Lebanon cabinet to meet at presidential palace amid protests: NNA

Lebanon cabinet to meet at presidential palace amid protests: NNA

Published 21/10/2019

BEIRUT (Reuters) - Lebanon’s cabinet will convene on Monday at the Baabda palace, the National News Agency said as protests grip the country in the [more…]

Your Money: U.S. tax reform further complicates federal student aid form

Your Money: U.S. tax reform further complicates federal student aid form

Published 03/10/2019

NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. tax reform is finally catching up with the college financial aid process, and the synchronization is off to a rocky [more…]

France, Germany blast Facebook’s Libra, back public cryptocurrency

France, Germany blast Facebook’s Libra, back public cryptocurrency

Published 13/09/2019

HELSINKI (Reuters) - France and Germany said on Friday that Facebook Inc’s (FB.O) Libra currency posed risks to the financial sector that could block its [more…]

Factbox: Facebook’s cryptocurrency Libra and digital wallet Calibra

Factbox: Facebook’s cryptocurrency Libra and digital wallet Calibra

Published 13/09/2019

SAN FRANCISCO/NEW YORK (Reuters) - Facebook Inc (FB.O) revealed lofty plans to establish a cryptocurrency called Libra in June, but the project quickly ran into [more…]