Customers queue outside a supermarket in Auckland, New Zealand. Associated Press
Profits in Russia’s banking sector rose to 70 billion roubles ($975 million) in June from just 500 million roubles in May, which included some weeks of lockdown due to the coronavirus pandemic, the central bank said in a report on Friday.
The Russian Central Bank plans to resume its purchases of foreign currency for state reserves that are pegged to oil prices in 2022, after pausing them this year amid the rouble crash, Governor Elvira Nabiullina said.
Most emerging market (EM) currencies made small moves on Monday as surging number of coronavirus cases kept risk appetite muted ahead of a slew of emerging market central bank meetings this week, with focus also on a European recovery fund plan.
Effective 12th July, 2020, the Central Bank of the UAE, CBUAE, will introduce a new deposit facility named Overnight Deposit Facility (ODF), which will enable conventional banks operating in the UAE to deposit their surplus liquidity at CBUAE on an overnight basis.
Abdulla Bin Touq Al Marri, Minister of Economy, held a bilateral meeting with Bruno Le Maire, the French Ministry of Economy, Finance and Industrial and Digital Sovereignty,
The Central Bank of the UAE (CBUAE) and the Central Bank of Egypt (CBE) have entered into a Bilateral Currency Swap Agreement between the UAE Dirham (AED) and the Egyptian Pound (EGP).
Dr Thani Bin Ahmed Al Zeyoudi, Minister of State for Foreign Trade, held talks with Zafrul Aziz, Minister of Investment, Trade and Industry for Malaysia,