Patrons read about Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s resignation in front of the Tokyo Stock Exchange in Tokyo on Friday. Agence France-Presse
Japanese Finance Minister Taro Aso described the yen’s recent rise as “rapid” on Friday, signalling concern that a strong currency could add pain to an export-led economy already in recession because of the novel coronavirus.
The plunge in eurozone business activity caused by lockdowns imposed to stop the spread of the coronavirus eased sharply last month as more businesses reopened and people ventured out, a survey showed on Friday.
World stock markets advanced Monday, helped by investor confidence in upcoming US quarterly earnings and the business outlook, and by hopes for progress towards a coronavirus vaccine, dealers said.
Sheikh Maktoum Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, First Deputy Ruler of Dubai and Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance of the UAE, on Sunday met with Ruth Porat, President and Chief Investment and Financial Officer of Alphabet and Google. In the meeting held at the Dubai International
Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC), the leading global financial centre in the Middle East, Africa, and South Asia (MEASA) region, on Sunday announced the launch of its Sustainable Finance Catalyst to mark COP28’s Finance Day. DIFC’s Sustainable Finance Catalyst, which will be part of
Dr Thani Bin Ahmed Al Zeyoudi, Minister of State for Foreign Trade, and Alfredo E. Pascual, Secretary of Trade and Industry of the Department of Trade and Industry for the Republic of the Philippines, finalised the scope of negotiations for a Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (CEPA) between
The World Bank is working with a club of 15 finance bosses to lower the risk of investing in climate projects in emerging economies and attract private capital for cutting emissions. Ajay Banga, the World Bank’s president, said the Private Sector Investment Lab is focused on “figuring out a model of