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  1. Mnuchin says dollar strength reflects confidence in US economy: WSJ

    U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on Wednesday praised the strong dollar as a reflection of confidence in the U.S. economy, telling The Wall Street Journal in an interview that it was "a good thing" in the long…
  2. IMF chief 'reassured' after talks with Trump's team

    IMF chief Christine Lagarde said on Wednesday (Feb 22) that she had been reassured by her first meetings with members of the new administration of US President Donald Trump, whose economic programme has caused global…
  3. Azerbaijan Waiting for Bulgaria To Construct Gas Link With Greece

    Novinite.com - Business 02.22 / 23:04 novinite.com
    The construction of the gas link between Bulgaria and Greece is expected to start in the beginning of 2018, stated interim Energy Minister Nikolay Pavlov in Azerbaijan. Pavlov pointed out that intensive work is being conducted at the moment on the preparation of the documents for the announcement of the tender for the construction of the intersystem connector. The most important thing is that the project has been secured financially, added Pavlov. The project received gratuitous…
  4. Gov’t agencies, towns have until Mar. 31 to propose P3s

    Newsismybusiness.com - Business 02.22 / 23:02 newsismybusiness.com
    The Public-Private Partnership Authority issued a reminder Tuesday to central government agencies and Puerto Rico mayors of the Mar. 31 deadline to submit their proposals for potential Public Private Partnerships for…
  5. WTO deal to cut red tape comes into force

    Cyprus-mail.com - Business 02.22 / 23:02 cyprus-mail.com
    A global agreement to boost trade by cutting red tape and streamlining border checks came into force on Wednesday, promising a 0.5 per cent lift to the world economy by 2030 even as it faces renewed protectionism from the United States. World Trade Organisation Director General Roberto Azevedo hailed the start of the pact, which […] The post WTO deal to cut red tape comes into force appeared first on Cyprus…
  6. Weak oil shares pressure US stocks; Dow hits record

    Petroleum-linked shares fell on Wednesday (Feb 22) on lower oil prices, pressuring US stocks, as the Federal Reserve minutes showed officials expect to hike interest rates "fairly…
  7. Prudential may hit Wells Fargo for account scandal costs-filing

    Prudential Financial Inc, the target of probes and lawsuits related to whether Wells Fargo & Co retail bankers improperly sold its insurance, may press the bank to cover costs it has run up because of the flap, according to a…
  8. IMF chief says Greek debt needs to be restructured, not forgiven

    Greece's debt needs to be restructured, the head of the IMF said on Wednesday, but any debt forgiveness by the country's creditors was not needed for…
  1. Free-Trade Zones in the Dominican Republic, an engine for competitiveness and jobs: World Bank

    Dominicantoday.com - Finance 02.22 / 20:24 dominicantoday.com
    Santo Domingo, February 22, 2017. – A n…
  2. Embattled national park is the country's top water source: scientist

    Dominicantoday.com - Finance 02.22 / 20:02 dominicantoday.com
    Santo Domingo.- Nearly all tributaries of the Yaque del…
  3. Paris steps up efforts to woo intl business from London

    Rt.com - Finance 02.22 / 14:49 rt.com
    Seven new skyscrapers will be built in the Paris business district over the next four years as part of the city's campaign to lure London-based financial companies after the UK leaves the European Union. Read Full Article at…
  4. Moody's improves Russian banks' outlook to 'stable'

    Rt.com - Finance 02.22 / 14:44 rt.com
    The Moody's rating agency has revised its outlook on 14 Russian banks from 'negative' to 'stable' with the ratings of financial institutions affirmed. Read Full Article at…
  5. Snapdeal to cut 600 jobs; CEO admits ‘mistake’ in biz plan

    India.com - Finance 02.22 / 14:42 www.india.com
    Snapdeal, which faces intense competition from Amazon and Flipkart, had last reported an employee strength of…
  6. Daimler to invest in Mercedes-Benz plant in Russia, creating over 1,000 jobs

    Rt.com - Finance 02.22 / 14:22 rt.com
    German vehicle producer Daimler will invest 15 billion rubles (about $250 million) in an assembly plant in Russia’s Moscow region, according to a statement from the Ministry of Industry and Trade (Minpromtorg). Read Full Article at R…
  7. Infosys’ audit committee looking into anonymous complaints

    India.com - Finance 02.22 / 14:11 www.india.com
    Infosys, however, has denied the allegations and said no member of its management team was involved in prior investments in…
  8. Samsung India Customer Service Campaign gets record 100 million views on YouTube

    India.com - Finance 02.22 / 12:59 www.india.com
    Samsung India's popular television and digital campaign showcasing its initiative of taking customer service to the doorsteps of consumers in the hinterlands has crossed 100 million views on YouTube in just seven weeks of its…
  1. This tip will save you thousands

    News.com.au - Money 02.22 / 00:02 www.news.com.au
    BEING with the most affordable mortgage provider can save you nearly $5000 a year. But chances are you’re not with the right one. Which lender offers the best…
  2. What would you do with $100k?

    News.com.au - Money 02.22 / 00:02 www.news.com.au
    THEY are often typecast as frivolous with money or spoiled, but a survey has found that millennials are more focused on finance than smashed…
  3. What to do if you get a Centrelink letter

    News.com.au - Money 02.22 / 00:02 www.news.com.au
    THE agency has been slamming thousands of Australians with inaccurate debt letters to pay back benefits. Here’s what to do if you are…
  4. Woman buys nothing, saves $37k

    News.com.au - Money 02.22 / 00:02 www.news.com.au
    THIS woman vowed to buy nothing for a whole year. It sounded impossible - but she has saved tens of thousands of…
  5. These guys are not exactly ‘dole bludgers’

    News.com.au - Money 02.21 / 22:04 www.news.com.au
    DOCTORS from a top Australian university say they too were hit with erroneous Centrelink debt notices — and even a PhD can’t sort out the…
  1. Cyprus has made limited progress

    Cyprus has made limited progress with implementing the 2016 country-specific recommendations said the European Commission in its country report on... [full…
  2. Marginal rise in property prices

    Cyprus property prices rose marginally during the third quarter of 2016 for the first time since the end of 2009 according to the Residential... [full…