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Saudi central bank governor calls for more lending from commercial banks

Saudi central bank governor calls for more lending from commercial banks

Published 30/06/2020

DUBAI (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia’s central bank governor said it was encouraging commercial banks to lend more to sustain businesses during the coronavirus crisis. Saudi [more…]

Signs Swedish economy picking up from very low level says Finance Minister

Signs Swedish economy picking up from very low level says Finance Minister

Published 09/06/2020

STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - Sweden’s economy looks like it has started to pick up after the impact of the novel coronavirus and measures to halt its [more…]

China expected to keep lending benchmark unchanged: analysts

China expected to keep lending benchmark unchanged: analysts

Published 19/05/2020

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - China is expected to stand pat on its benchmark lending rate on Wednesday, after the central bank kept medium-term funding cost for [more…]

New Zealand’s Ardern says budget to focus on creating jobs, stimulating economy

New Zealand’s Ardern says budget to focus on creating jobs, stimulating economy

Published 13/05/2020

WELLINGTON (Reuters) - New Zealand’s Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said on Wednesday that the annual budget will invest to create more jobs and get the [more…]

Hezbollah: Lebanese government rescue plan marks ‘big step’ forward

Hezbollah: Lebanese government rescue plan marks ‘big step’ forward

Published 04/05/2020

BEIRUT (Reuters) - Hezbollah’s leader hailed the Lebanese government’s crisis plan as a “big, important step” on Monday and said any talks with the IMF [more…]

Explainer: Euro zone eyes package to support economy against coronavirus

Explainer: Euro zone eyes package to support economy against coronavirus

Published 01/04/2020

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - With the euro zone economy in need of help from the coronavirus pandemic, officials have until April 9 to design a package [more…]

Polish presidential challenger urges boycott of May vote, halts campaign

Polish presidential challenger urges boycott of May vote, halts campaign

Published 29/03/2020

WARSAW (Reuters) - The main Polish opposition candidate running for president called on Sunday for a boycott of the country’s May election due to the [more…]

Germany’s Bavaria announces fund of up to 10 billion euros to reduce coronavirus impact

Germany’s Bavaria announces fund of up to 10 billion euros to reduce coronavirus impact

Published 16/03/2020

BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany’s southern state of Bavaria on Monday announced a fund worth up to 10 billion euros ($11.21 billion) to help the region [more…]

Shuttered steelworks becomes crucible for Johnson’s ‘leveling-up’ plan

Shuttered steelworks becomes crucible for Johnson’s ‘leveling-up’ plan

Published 02/03/2020

MIDDLESBROUGH, England (Reuters) - Looming over the skyline of Teesside in northeast England stands the rusting hulk of what used to be Europe’s largest blast [more…]

EU open to more spending in countries hit by coronavirus outbreak

EU open to more spending in countries hit by coronavirus outbreak

Published 26/02/2020

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Italy and other euro zone countries hit by the coronavirus outbreak are expected to benefit from waivers under EU fiscal rules that [more…]