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Egypt can no longer depend on hot money for budget: finance minister

Egypt can no longer depend on hot money for budget: finance minister

Egypt faced sharp outflows as Ukraine war began Now eyeing Gulf investment, concessional borrowing Could issue more samurai bonds, or panda bonds CAIRO, June 27 (Reuters) – Egypt’s finance minister said on Monday the government could no longer depend on foreign purchases of treasuries to finance its budget, but must work to boost foreign direct …

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Factbox: Major finance milestones as Hong Kong marks 25 years since handover

Factbox: Major finance milestones as Hong Kong marks 25 years since handover

A general view of Two International Finance Center (IFC), HSBC headquarters and Bank of China in Hong Kong, China July 13, 2021. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register HONG KONG, June 28 (Reuters) – Hong Kong returned to China in 1997 after 156 years of British colonial rule. Here …

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‘Not worth the risk’: Palau, Fiji call for deep-sea mining moratorium

‘Not worth the risk’: Palau, Fiji call for deep-sea mining moratorium

Palau’s President Surangel Whipps Jr. speaks during the annual gathering for the 76th session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) in New York City, US, September 21, 2021. Spencer Platt/Pool via REUTERS Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register LISBON, June 27 (Reuters) – Concerned about the potential impacts of deep-sea mining …

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Ocean treaty overdue as lockdown-driven green rebound fades – UN envoy

Ocean treaty overdue as lockdown-driven green rebound fades – UN envoy

UN Ocean Conference gets under way Envoy says nature’s rebound was temporary phenomenon Plastic a huge threat to oceans, sea mining an unknown Says consensus developing for global high seas treaty LISBON, June 27 (Reuters) – When COVID-19 lockdowns shut down much of the world, images of animals roaming city streets and dipping air pollution …

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Hong Kong’s top finance executives bank on city to thrive as gateway to China

Hong Kong’s top finance executives bank on city to thrive as gateway to China

HONG KONG, June 27 (Reuters) – In 1997, the world watched as Britain returned Hong Kong to Chinese rule, with some pessimistic or wary about the outlook for the city and its role in the global financial system. Twenty-five years later, Hong Kong has so far retained its status as a financial hub, and some …

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On and off screen, Aquaman’s Jason Momoa fights for world’s oceans

On and off screen, Aquaman’s Jason Momoa fights for world’s oceans

CARCAVELOS, Portugal, June 26 (Reuters) – In superhero blockbuster Aquaman, popular Hollywood actor Jason Momoa plays the role of protector of the deep, but with the world’s oceans under threat in real life, he is also taking the fight off-screen. “Without a healthy ocean life, our planet as we know would not exist,” Momoa said …

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Apple and Android phones hacked by Italian spyware, Google says

Apple and Android phones hacked by Italian spyware, Google says

A man holds a laptop computer as cyber code is projected on him in this illustration picture taken on May 13, 2017. REUTERS/Kacper Pempel Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register SAN FRANCISCO, June 23 (Reuters) – An Italian company’s hacking tools were used to spy on Apple Inc (AAPL.O) and Android smartphones …

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Full Brexit yet to play out on British finance, lawmakers say

Full Brexit yet to play out on British finance, lawmakers say

The City of London financial district can be seen as people walk along the south side of the River Thames, amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in London, Britain, March 19, 2021. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register LONDON, June 23 (Reuters) – Britain should avoid major, hasty reforms to …

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EU fails to agree corporate tax reform as Hungary vetoes overhaul

EU fails to agree corporate tax reform as Hungary vetoes overhaul

FILE PHOTO – Hungarian Finance Minister Mihaly Varga speaks during a business conference in Budapest, Hungary, February 19, 2022. REUTERS/Bernadett Szabo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register LUXEMBOURG, June 17 (Reuters) – The European Union’s adoption of a 15% corporate minimum tax was thrown into doubt again on Friday as Hungary raised …

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