Lebanese banks on Friday reopened their doors to customers for the first time in two weeks as the people’s lives start to get back to normal after an unprecedented wave of protests that made Prime Minister Saad Hariri resign.
Malaysia 'bullied' into closing Iranian bank accounts: PM
The spokesman for Iran's Foreign Ministry said the country’s embassy in Kuala Lumpur is doing its best to solve problems from banking restrictions considered for Iranian nationals by some financial institutions in Malaysia.
Lebanese banks on Friday opened their doors to customers for the first time in two weeks as life started to get back to normal after an unprecedented wave of protests that made Prime Minister Saad Hariri step down on Tuesday.
A senior Iranian financier said Tuesday banks in the United Arab Emirates are willing to process Iran’s trade and business transactions despite sanctions that have restricted the country’s access to financial services in the Middle East.
Government staff in the British capital London are the latest group to be forced into poverty in the country as they go on a strike saying missed payments and low pay have left them with nothing to eat.
Australia and New Zealand Banking Group cut fixed mortgage rates on Friday, the last of the country’s growth-starved big banks to do so in recent weeks as they chase new customers amid lower funding costs.
India’s central bank is likely to join counterparts in Russia and China scooping up gold this year, adding to its record holdings and lending support to worldwide bullion demand as top economies diversify their reserves.
The comparisons with US peers just got a lot harder for European banks after a strong showing from J.P. Morgan to kick off earnings season, but could there be fresh revenue on the way for European investment banks, even if it is of their own making?
About half of around 100 regional banks in Japan will introduce a new cashless payment system developed by Mizuho Financial Group Inc. starting in late March, sources close to the matter said on Saturday.