If Israel presses ahead with annexations in the occupied West Bank, it risks undermining improved ties with key Arab states and alienating European powers, but the real diplomatic costs remain uncertain, experts said.
Greece’s central bank expects the country’s economy to shrink by 5.8 percent this year in its baseline scenario, but risks related to the coronavirus pandemic could bring the economic contraction up to 9.4 percent, the Bank of Greece (BoG) said Monday.
Israeli defence minister and alternate premier Benny Gantz said Monday that any annexation of West Bank territory must wait until the coronavirus crisis has been contained.
A senior member of Lebanon’s negotiating team with the IMF resigned as finance ministry director general on Monday, saying vested interests were undermining the government’s economic recovery plan.
South African currency rand is trading fairly or correctly and not overvalued or undervalued.
His poll numbers sinking four months from the US presidential election, Donald Trump invoked his 2016 victory Monday, saying he is confident history will repeat itself on November 3.
IDBI Bank has approved selling a 27% stake in its life insurance joint venture with Federal Bank and Belgium’s Ageas Insurance International NV to the two partners for Rs 595 crore ($78.7 million).
Alain Bifani, director general of the Ministry of Finance in Lebanon, announced on Monday his resignation.
Philanthropic groups including billionaire Chris Hohn’s Children’s Investment Fund Foundation are backing a plan to support clean energy projects in Southeast Asia as access to traditional finance is squeezed by the pandemic-driven downturn.
Multiple explosions tore through a busy market in southern Afghanistan on Monday, killing at least 23 civilians, officials said, blaming the Taliban for the carnage.