Employees of German car manufacturer Porsche at the factory in Germany. Reuters/ File
Germany set out plans to create a government committee to step in quickly to protect companies against foreign takeovers, a sign of concern about China and others acquiring its technology.
German business morale fell to its lowest level since November 2014 in June, a survey showed on Monday, adding weight to expectations that Europe’s largest economy contracted in the second quarter.
Germany’s spluttering economy returned to growth in the first quarter as consumers spent more freely and construction activity picked up, but the government said the outlook remained clouded by trade disputes. Gross domestic product (GDP) rose 0.4% quarter-on-quarter,
Egyptian banks have been instructed to apply temporary limits on daily withdrawals and deposits in a move seemingly designed to control inflation and hoarding as concern grows over the spread of the coronavirus.
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman asked public and private sector banks to ensure uninterrupted banking operations and flow of liquidity. In a series of tweets, the office of Sitharaman said that she spoke to chiefs of public sector banks and representatives of private banks.
To support the Dubai Free Zones Council economic stimulus package, Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) proposes implementing five initiatives over the next three months.
Under the vision of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, and the directives of Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai