Finance

Central Bank warns of four unauthorized companies offering loans

THE CENTRAL BANK of Ireland has issued warnings against four unauthorized companies offering loans to individuals. These companies without authorization from the Central Bank are: The loan tree Vera Loans Leading loans Direct loans The Central Bank said three of the above unauthorized firms cloned details – the name, registered …

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3 off the beaten track stocks to buy now

It may seem rather odd to invest in a company investigating a psychedelic drug candidate, a trending electric vehicle (EV) maker, or a flower seller. But often it can be very profitable to have investment interests distinct from others or with the potential for growth. The companies I am referring …

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Angola: police shoot peaceful protesters

(Johannesburg) – Angolan Police used live ammunition, tear gas and dogs to disperse a peaceful anti-government protest, killing a protester, in the capital, Luanda, on November 11, 2020, Human Rights Watch said today. Police severely beat well-known activists Nito Alves and Laurinda Goveia, both of whom are in critical condition, …

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Who owes what? Nature of compensation under insolvency rules

According to Hong Kong SAR Government Statistics, Hong Kong’s economy for 2020 contracted 6.1% overall, the largest annual decline on record. The COVID-19 pandemic continues to affect the city’s livelihoods and economic development. The Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce described a “booming bankruptcy tsunami, with 7,381 bankruptcy orders and …

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FACTBOX-Global Economic Policy Response to the Coronavirus Crisis

LONDON, May 12 (Reuters) - Governments and central banks around the world have unleashed unprecedented amounts of fiscal and monetary support for economies that are reeling from the coronavirus pandemic. Following is a summary of the main fiscal and monetary policy announcements taken by policymakers from the Group of 20 …

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