The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) invested $1.1 billion in Ukraine in 2019, the bank reported on Jan. 16.
Wall Street edged up to record highs on Friday after strong U.S. housing data and signs of resilience in the Chinese economy raised hopes of a rebound in global growth.
Prominent attorney Alan Dershowitz and two former independent counsels, Ken Starr and Robert Ray, will be among those defending President Donald Trump when his impeachment trial begins in the Senate in earnest on Tuesday.
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy on Friday allowed Prime Minister Oleksiy Honcharuk to keep his job after the leak of an embarrassing audio recording prompted Honcharuk to submit his resignation.
- Ukraine president lets PM Oleksiy Honcharuk keep his job after embarrassing tape leak (The Straits Times: Jan 17, 2020 at 6:32 PM)
- Ukraine president gives PM second chance after tape leak (Swissinfo: Jan 17, 2020 at 6:31 PM)
- Ukraine president gives PM second chance after tape leak (Reuters: Jan 17, 2020 at 6:29 PM)
SEOUL (Reuters) — South Korea’s central bank kept its benchmark rate steady on Friday, as largely expected, as it assesses the impact of earlier easings amid concerns that rock-bottom interest rates meant to power a recovery could be stoking a property bubble.
LONDON (Reuters) — Britain’s housing market got a boost from Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s big election win in December, a survey showed on Thursday, a pick-up that will be noted by the Bank of England as it considers whether to cut interest rates this month.
The Federal Reserve is shifting its focus from writing and revising rules aimed at limiting risk in the banking system to a concentration on how lenders interpret the restrictions, the agency’s supervision chief said Friday.
European shares clocked a record closing high on Friday after EU Trade Commissioner Phil Hogan struck a positive tone on talks with Washington and on optimism over signs of resilience in China’s economy.
Wall Street indexes hit new record highs on Friday after strong U.S. housing data and signs of resilience in the Chinese economy raised hopes of a rebound in global growth.
Deutsche Bank AG is cutting the bonus pool at its investment bank by about 30%, deepening pay reductions after a tumultuous year that saw the lender embark on a huge restructuring.
The US-based Morgan Stanley closed the deal on selling a stake in the Galeria shopping center located in downtown St. Petersburg to the UAE’s Mubadala Investment Company, three sources on the real estate market told TASS on Friday.