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Separatists in south Yemen seize convoy with billions of riyals for central bank

Southern separatists in Yemen seized a consignment of billions of riyals intended for the central bank in Aden on Saturday, in a further attempt to wrench control from the Saudi-backed government since declaring self rule in the south in April.

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Systemic racism slows economic growth - Dallas Fed chief Kaplan

福利网站Systemic racism and high unemployment levels among black and Hispanic Americans create a drag on the U.S. economy, Dallas Federal Reserve President Robert Kaplan said on Sunday.

World shares modestly higher as investors mull coronavirus, recovery outlook

Global equity markets rose in choppy trading on Friday as concerns triggered by the U.S. Federal Reserve's less-than-optimistic outlook for an economic recovery and a jump in U.S. coronavirus cases gave investors pause.

Fed's Powell pledges focus on return to strong labor market

U.S. Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell on Friday reiterated his pledge to do what he can to bring the U.S. labor market back to its pre-coronavirus strength, particularly given the pandemic's fierce impact on the nation's minorities and its poor.

ECB not finished with new policy easing, economists say - Reuters poll

The European Central Bank, which just last week said it was ramping up its already-whirring money-printing presses, will announce yet more stimulus measures in response to the pandemic-driven recession, a Reuters poll of economists predicted.

Spanish banks' ECB borrowing reached highest level since 2014

Spanish banks borrowed around 176 billion euros (157 billion pounds) from the European Central Bank in May, according to Bank of Spain data released on Friday, the most in more than six years.

Pandemic heightens chance Japan slides back into deflation - Reuters poll

The coronavirus pandemic has raised the chance Japan's economy will slip back into deflation as social curbs to halt the spread of the disease hits businesses and consumers, a majority of analysts polled by Reuters said.

Stocks tumble, safe-haven assets rally on downbeat Fed outlook

福利网站Global equity markets fell sharply on Thursday in their worst sell-off since markets crashed in mid-March, while safe-haven assets rose after the Federal Reserve's sobering outlook cast doubt on hopes for a V-shaped recovery from the coronavirus pandemic.

U.S. Fed's 'long road' lays bare challenge to new Bank of Canada governor

New Bank of Canada Governor Tiff Macklem, already facing the double whammy of the coronavirus pandemic and slumping oil prices, must now also contend with the Federal Reserve forecast that the United States expects years of slow growth.

India sets out proposals for tighter governance at banks

India's central bank proposed on Thursday stricter governance rules for commercial banks, following a series of financial and governance problems at lenders in recent months.

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Britain reviews distancing rule for next stage of easing lockdown

福利网站Britain is reviewing its two-metre social distancing rule ahead of the next stage of lockdown easing planned for July 4, when bars, restaurants and hairdressers could reopen in England, Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Sunday.

Lawmakers label British Airways 'national disgrace' over jobs

AstraZeneca agrees to supply Europe with 400 mln doses of COVID-19 vaccine