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Economy

Brexit means Brexit, EU tells UK

EU voices impatience with a lack of clarity from UK PM on what she expects IFM Correspondent November 24, 2016: European Parliament leaders told London’s Brexit negotiator on Tuesday that Britain should expect to be shut out of cooperation in areas it values once it leaves the European Union. David Davis met Guy Verhofstadt, the...
Economy

India withdraws high denomination currency overnight

Aims to counter corruption, counterfeiters and people who avoid taxes IFM Correspondent November 9, 2016: Most of India is confused and in a state of panic after Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced on November 8 that 500 and 1000 rupee notes will no longer be accepted as legal tender. They will be replaced by new...
Economy

Greece calls for continued Arab investment

EU-Arab World Summit drew more than 40 companies and financial institutions of the Arab world IFM Correspondent November 8, 2016: The Greek economy is recovering and stabilising after emerging from a six-year crisis. It is a crucial time for Greece and the world is closely watching every move. At the EU-Arab World Summit held in...
Economy

Brexit: Sterling appears more vulnerable than any other major currency

Its value in foreign exchange markets is reliant on purchase of UK financial assets by overseas investors Don Smith October 27, 2016: Despite a run of better than expected UK economic data since the Brexit vote – including 0.7% second-quarter expansion, beating estimates – financial markets are increasingly concerned about the outlook for the country’s...
Economy

UK’s €40 billion bill could be EU’s first Brexit hurdle

UK could put the budgetary contributions at the forefront of negotiations, in the hope of gaining leverage Lewis Crofts and Matthew Holehouse October 20, 2016: Before UK and EU officials get down to the detailed work of unpicking laws and drafting the transitional measures to govern Brexit, they may first have to deal with the...
Banking

Swiss bank loses Singapore banking licence

But Falcon Private Bank welcomes end of 1MDB investigation that caused a political scandal in Malaysia October 11, 2016: Falcon Private Bank, a Swiss private banking boutique with 50 years of expertise in wealth management, has lost its banking licence in Singapore as a fall-out of the 1MDB case. The Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority...
Economy

Brexit: So far so good for the UK

International Finance Desk
Among other things, it is more price competitive in global markets, thanks to the depreciation of the pound Suparna Goswami Bhattacharya September 26, 2016: Though talks of the adverse after-effects of Brexit have been going on for a while, things have not been as bad for the country as was predicted, at least for now....
Economy

EU likely to make it tough for UK

International Finance Desk
A wrong step in the negotiations may fuel demand from other countries to exit Suparna Goswami Bhattacharya September 15, 2016: Recently, the German economy minister had remarked that Britain must not be allowed to ‘keep the nice things’ that come with EU membership without taking responsibility for the fallout from Brexit. In fact, he warned...