International Agencies / Treaty Groups

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…]

UK PM Johnson says on Huawei: we must protect from ‘hostile state vendors’

UK PM Johnson says on Huawei: we must protect from ‘hostile state vendors’

Published 30/06/2020

LONDON (Reuters) - Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Tuesday that Britain needed to protect its critical national infrastructure from “hostile state vendors” when deciding [more…]

Euro zone data confirm tepid recovery, ECB’s Knot says

Euro zone data confirm tepid recovery, ECB’s Knot says

Published 25/06/2020

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - A string of positive economic indicators in the euro zone confirm that a recovery is on its way but the bloc may [more…]

France’s Macron to visit Dutch PM Rutte to break EU budget impasse

France’s Macron to visit Dutch PM Rutte to break EU budget impasse

Published 22/06/2020

PARIS (Reuters) - Emmanuel Macron will travel to the Netherlands on Tuesday to try to break Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte’s resistance to the European [more…]

Coronvirus pandemic has been exacerbated by politicisation: WHO

Coronvirus pandemic has been exacerbated by politicisation: WHO

Published 22/06/2020

DUBAI (Reuters) - The global coronavirus pandemic has been exacerbated by polititicisation, the World Health Organization’s director general said on Monday. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus was [more…]

Beijing imposes curbs as coronavirus returns to Chinese capital

Beijing imposes curbs as coronavirus returns to Chinese capital

Published 15/06/2020

BEIJING (Reuters) - Several districts of the Chinese capital put up security checkpoints, closed schools and ordered people to be tested for the coronavirus on [more…]

ECB contemplating dividend moratorium extension, Enria says

Published 09/06/2020

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - The European Central Bank is contemplating whether to extend a request to banks to hold off on dividend payments and share buybacks, [more…]

China will promote resumption of tourism, culture and sports: state media

China will promote resumption of tourism, culture and sports: state media

Published 04/06/2020

BEIJING (Reuters) - China will promote the resumption of the tourism, culture and sports sectors, a top-level meeting chaired by Premier Li Keqiang said on [more…]

A crisis that has blunted the euro’s global profile

A crisis that has blunted the euro’s global profile

Published 21/05/2020

LONDON (Reuters) - The coronavirus crisis may have dealt a lethal blow to the idea that the euro could one day replace the dollar as [more…]

UK ventilator consortium says scaling up in case of COVID-19 second spike

UK ventilator consortium says scaling up in case of COVID-19 second spike

Published 19/05/2020

LONDON (Reuters) - A consortium of British aerospace, automotive and medical companies said they were ramping up ventilator production to make sure there were enough [more…]