Saturday, 30 July 2016


  • Afghan soldier returns home after treatment

    15:33 | 30/7/16
    The Express Tribune
    ISLAMABAD: An Afghan solider who was treated in Peshawar after falling ill at an Afghani post near Bajaur Agency has returned to his country, said Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) in a statement on Friday. more»
  • Apisak talks up govt e-payment scheme |

    14:05 | 30/7/16
    Bangkok Post
    The Thai banking system could meanwhile potentially save 40 to 50 billion baht per year by reducing logistics and operating expenses involved in handling, processing and maintaining cash. more»
  • EMERGING MARKETS-Brazil real, Mexico peso jump on US data

    10:07 | 30/7/16
    (New throughout, updates prices and market activity, changes second byline, adds second dateline) By Bruno Federowski and Miguel Angel Gutierrez SAO PAULO/MEXICO CITY, July 29 The Brazilian real strengthened on Friday, closing 1.63 percent higher ... more»
Recent News
  • St. Lucia signs multi-billion dollar tourism project

    09:56 | 30/7/16
    Trinidad & Tobago Express
    “The Pearl of the Caribbean is expected to appeal to international investors, especially in emerging markets like China, South East Asia and Russia,” the statement said, adding China's booming investment and outbound tourism sectors have significantly ... more»
  • Weak Canadian dollar leads to fewer tourists in Old Orchard Beach

    09:56 | 30/7/16
    WMTW Portland
    Weak Canadian dollar leads to fewer tourists in Old Orchard Beach. UPDATED 6:02 PM EDT Jul 29, 2016. Tweet · Next Video: Rabid fox attacks woman on porch. more»
  • Life uncertain for self-made business owners, employees

    09:33 | 30/7/16
    Dhaka Tribune
    In only three days, the eviction drive caused a massive blow to the owners of these businesses who invested crores of taka. more»
  • Italy's oldest bank gets 5 billion euro rescue

    09:33 | 30/7/16
    Italy's oldest bank has just clinched a multi-billion dollar rescue after flunking a test of its financial strength. Banca Monte dei Paschi di Siena (BMDPF) announced on Friday night that it had found a "definitive solution" to its legacy of bad loans ... more»
  • For Venezuela's 'Millionaire' Contestants, Winnings Amount To A Few Bucks

    08:51 | 30/7/16
    But this turns out to be a poor man's version of the game. The problem is Venezuela's currency. The bolivar has collapsed amid a severe economic crisis. more»
  • In run for governor, Galbraith pulls to the left

    08:48 | 30/7/16
    Stowe Today
    But in his last U.N. mission, auditing the Afghan elections in 2009, Galbraith's narrative of hero versus bully got complicated. more»
  • Euro zone bank sector better equipped to handle stress: ECB

    08:26 | 30/7/16
    FRANKFURT The euro zone's biggest banks would fare better in case of stress than two years ago as they have amassed capital and made headway in fixing their balance sheets, the European Central Bank said on Friday after a stress test of the bloc's 37 ... more»
  • Liberty life Botswana sponsors Miss Botswana 2016

    06:00 | 30/7/16
    The Voice Online
    The unveiling of the sponsorship was eloquently expressed by Head of Business Development; Kgomotso Disele, who revealed that Liberty Life Botswana have pledged 3.90 million pula (three million and ninety thousand) in life and funeral covers, towards ... more»
  • Venezuela's President Maduro: 'dead man walking'

    04:53 | 30/7/16
    American Enterprise Institute
    Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro (C), holds a replica of Venezuela's national hero Simon Bolivar's sword as Head of Russian state oil firm Rosneft Igor Sechin (R) and Venezuela's Oil Minister and President of the Venezuelan state oil company PDVSA ... more»
  • Increased Demand for Paper and Paper Products Will Drive the Paper ...

    04:52 | 30/7/16
    Yahoo Finance
    “Bulgaria's accession to the EU in 2007 provided it with a significant cost advantage because of the fixed exchange rate of the Bulgarian Lev. This made Bulgaria a very attractive destination for investors in the paper manufacturing market,” says ... more»
  • IMF lambasts how it handled Greece and the euro zone crisis

    04:18 | 30/7/16
    The International Monetary Fund (IMF) missed signs of a banking calamity, lacked independence and failed to hold countries to account, the organization's internal watchdog said in a report that sharply criticized its handling of the euro zone debt crisis. more»
  • The Pound's Free Fall May Continue

    04:07 | 30/7/16
    Seeking Alpha
    The Bank of England meets on August 4th and will put Brexit front and center again. Despite recent strength, the British pound still sits at 30-year lows. Years of easy monetary policy from the Bank of England is preventing the pound from holding onto ... more»