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Ghana to Introduce New Currency Note Today

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IMF Executive Board Concludes 2013 Article IV Consultation with Seychelles

VICTORIA, Mahé, May 15, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ On May 8, 2013, the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) concluded the Article IV consultation with Seychelles. 1
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SA ECONOMIC GROWTH HIT BY MINING SECTOR

Will the Chinese purchase divested mining interests? read more

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GBOT, The First Exchange in Africa, to Successfully Launch Contracts for Difference (CFDs)

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Standard Bank Group ranked the world’s 12th greenest bank

Standard Bank Group has been ranked the 12th “greenest” bank in the world and the cleanest in Africa by Bloomberg Markets. read more

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IMF Executive Board Concludes 2012 Article IV Consultation with Equatorial Guinea

MALABO, Equatorial Guinea, March 29, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ On January 11, 2013, the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) concluded the 2012 Article IV consultation with Equatorial Guinea.1 read more

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The day my bank account reached the 7 digits

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African banks look to fill gap left in trade finance as Europe pulls back

International commodity traders are turning to African banks to finance trade transactions as the global economic slowdown, Eurozone debt crisis and tougher capital requirements force international banks to pull back their lending in Africa. read more

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Statement at the Conclusion of an IMF Mission to Libya

TRIPOLI, Libya, March 8, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ An International Monetary Fund (IMF) mission led by Mr. Ralph Chami visited Tripoli during February 20–March 7, 2013, to conduct discussions with the Libyan authorities in the context of the annual Article IV consultations.1 Discussions focused on measures to improve the business environment to foster inclusive growth based on diversification of the economy underpinned by private sector–led growth, develop the financial sector, and control government spending including through subsidy reform. The mission met with Prime Minister Ali Zeidan, Finance Minister Haithem Jalgham, Central Bank Governor Saddek Elkabeer, General National Congress Chairman Mohammed Magariaf, and other government and central bank officials, as well as members of the General National Congress and representatives of civil society. read more

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Visa Inc. Survey: Tooth Fairy Spending Rebounds, Up 15%

Tooth Fairy Now Leaves an Average of $3 Per Tooth , Up From $2.60 in 2011 read more

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DGCX.ae Becomes the Bronze Sponsor of The 8th Jordan Forex Expo & Awards

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Arab Financial Brokers ” AFB ” announces its participation as the Gold Sponsor of The 8th Jordan Forex Expo & Awards

Arab Financial Brokers (AFB), a closed shareholding corporation registered under the Kuwait commercial law. AFB was created to address the increasing number of currency and futures trading demands in the Middle East and in the Arabian Gulf in particular, and to cater for clients’ heavy investment in the futures and spot Foreign Exchange (forex) markets. AFB was also formed to bring integrity in products and improved customer service to forex clients, in an emerging market for individual speculation. read more

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A.M. Best Comments That Ratings of UK Insurers Are Unchanged Following Downgrade of UK’s Government Bond Ratings

A.M. Best Europe – Rating Services Limited is a subsidiary of A.M. Best Company. Founded in 1899, A.M. Best Company is the world’s oldest and most authoritative insurance rating and information source. read more

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New World Energy Council report identifies the critical issues holding back the transition of the global energy sector

NEW DELHI – Continued uncertainty in the future direction of climate frameworks, political instability of the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region, energy price volatility, and the global economic recession are what energy leaders consider as the top ‘insomnia’ issues driving the world energy agenda this year, according to the 2013 World Energy Issues Monitor, published today by the World Energy Council (WEC). read more

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