U.S. dollar falls amid rising sterling

WNM | Apr 20, 2019 at 12:46 AM
  • U.S. dollar decreased in late trading on Friday, amid a stronger British pound, which was lifted by upbeat British retail sales data in the first quarter, signaling robust economic growth for the country.

China

Belt and Road Initiative attracts global institutions in London, says city official

Xinhua News Agency | Apr 18, 2019 at 4:20 AM
  • London is the foreign exchange capital of the world and the BRI projects may have foreign exchange needs, she noted.
  • The Green Finance Committee of the China Society for Finance and Banking and the City of London’s Green Finance Initiative published last November the green investment principles to incorporate low-carbon and sustainable development into the BRI.

Cathedral of Notre Dame is burning

WNM | Apr 15, 2019 at 9:46 PM
  •   PARIS, April 15 (Xinhua) — Spire of Notre Dame Cathedral in central Paris collapsed in a huge fire on Monday afternoon. The fire broke out at around 1700 GMT local time, according to French media. It may be linked to renovation works being carried out at the medieval cathedral, one of the capital’s tourist […]