France’s economy will take two years to recover from its worst post-war recession, triggered this year by the coronavirus outbreak, the central bank (CB) said.
In line with the agreement by Opec+, the UAE average oil production is projected at 2.984 million barrels per day in 2020.
Egypt’s central bank is expected to leave its main interest rates unchanged as it weighs the impact of an emergency 300 basis point cut two weeks ago to soften the economic impact of the coronavirus outbreak, a Reuters poll showed.
The Central Bank of the UAE , the Financial Services Regulatory Authority (FSRA) of Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM) and the Dubai Financial Services Authority (DFSA) of Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC)
To mitigate the repercussions of COVID-19 pandemic, the UAE Central Bank (CBUAE) has decided to reduce by half the reserves requirements for demand deposits for all banks, from 14 per cent to 7 per cent.
The Governor of the Central Bank of the UAE, CBUAE, and the CEOs of all banks recently discussed the implementation of the Targeted Economic Support Scheme, TESS.
The UAE Central Bank recently more than doubled the size of the stimulus package for the economy, to deal with the current crisis, while also allowing banks and finance companies to extend the deferment of both principal and interest repayments until the end of the year.
China’s central bank has ordered banks in the southern city of Shenzhen to investigate business loans collateralised with real estate made this year, as the city’s housing market heats up rapidly, two banking sources said on Monday.
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.
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.