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Guatemala police arrest former presidential candidate Torres at her home

Guatemala police arrest former presidential candidate Torres at her home

Guatemalan police arrested former presidential candidate Sandra Torres at her home on Monday, on charges the attorney general's office said included suspicion of violating campaign finance rules.

EU says Britain must pay Brexit divorce bill even if no deal

EU says Britain must pay Brexit divorce bill even if no deal

Britain must pay its Brexit divorce bill even if it crashes out of the bloc without a deal, the EU said Monday, warning that future ties would be threatened if London failed to honour its commitments.

Indian auto execs seek tax cuts, easier finance access to revive sales

Indian auto execs seek tax cuts, easier finance access to revive sales

India's auto industry demanded tax cuts and easier access to finance for dealers and buyers at a meeting with Indian government officials on Wednesday to discuss the sector's woes, sources said ...

IATA aims to generate $40bn in finance by 2035 for carbon reduction initiatives

IATA aims to generate $40bn in finance by 2035 for carbon reduction initiatives

IATA has set a target to cap carbon dioxide emissions from international aviation at 2020 levels, mitigate over 2.5bn tonnes of CO2 and generate at least $40bn in finance by 2035 for carbon reduction initiatives.

France pledges to fight for GE plant where 1,000 jobs at risk

France pledges to fight for GE plant where 1,000 jobs at risk

French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said on Tuesday he would fight to save jobs at a General Electric (GE) plant in eastern France where more than 1,000 posts are threatened.

ICC Qatar to hold annual banking workshop on trade finance training

ICC Qatar to hold annual banking workshop on trade finance training

The International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) Qatar is organising its fourth banking workshop titled ‘Trade Finance Training 209’ slated on March 27 at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in Doha.

Islamic banking assets in Qatar valued at $97bn by end-2017: QFC Authority CEO

Islamic banking assets in Qatar valued at $97bn by end-2017: QFC Authority CEO

Islamic banking assets in Qatar were valued at $97bn by the end of 2017, which constituted nearly 81% of the total Islamic finance assets, said QFC Authority chief executive officer Yousuf Mohamed al-Jaida.

Bulgaria could join the euro early in 2022: finance minister

Bulgaria could join the euro early in 2022: finance minister

Bulgaria's preparations to join the euro zone are on track and the Balkan country may adopt the euro as early as January 2022, Finance Minister Vladislav Goranov said on Monday.

India central bank governor may resign, reports say; rupee down

India central bank governor may resign, reports say; rupee down

Reserve Bank of India Governor Urjit Patel may consider resigning from his post given a breakdown in relations with the government, TV channels reported on Wednesday, sparking a sell-off in the rupee and bonds.

Georgian PM appoints new finance and economy ministers

Georgian PM appoints new finance and economy ministers

Georgia's Prime Minister Mamuka Bakhtadze appointed Giorgi Kobulia as economy minister and Ivane Machavariani as finance minister on Thursday as he forms a new government after taking office last month.

India gives state-run banks 15 days to improve oversight

India gives state-run banks 15 days to improve oversight

India's Finance Ministry set a 15-day deadline on Tuesday for state banks to take action to improve their oversight of operational and technological risks ...

Pickup in Qatar private consumption, public spend and exports blunt blockade: IIF

Pickup in Qatar private consumption, public spend and exports blunt blockade: IIF

A pickup in private consumption, public spending, and exports has helped Qatar fast dissipate shocks from the economic blockade, according to Washington-based Institute of International Finance (IIF).