Business leaders say new Hong Kong chief must open up city, rebuild its image

Business leaders say new Hong Kong chief must open up city, rebuild its image

Water barriers are set up outside the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Center, ahead of the 25th anniversary of Hong Kong’s handover to China from Britain, in Hong Kong, China June 29, 2022. REUTERS / Lam Yik / File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register HONG KONG, June 30 (Reuters) – … Read more

Hong Kong’s new govt retains finance chief in sign of continuity

HONG KONG, June 19 (Reuters) – China unveiled on Sunday new top officials in Hong Kong under incoming leader John Lee, who vowed to take the global financial hub to fresh heights, while shrugging off concerns about sanctions the United States has imposed on him . In a sign of continuity for the financial industry, … Read more

Euro zone finance ministers fail to choose new head of bailout fund

European Commission Director-General for Economic and Financial Affairs (ECFIN) Marco Buti speaks during a news conference in London July 23, 2010. REUTERS/Stefan Wermuth/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register LUXEMBOURG, June 16 (Reuters) – Euro zone finance ministers decided on Thursday to delay a vote to replace the outgoing head of … Read more

EXCLUSIVE Pakistan finance minister to seek deferred payments for Qatari LNG

Pakistan’s Federal Minister for Finance and Revenue Miftah Ismail speaks during an interview with Reuters at his office, in Islamabad, Pakistan June 11, 2022. REUTERS/Salahuddin/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Pakistan’s FX reserves dwindle as global fuel prices spike Islamabad seeks third long-term LNG supply deal with Qatar Pakistan requests … Read more

IMF still has concerns over Pakistan budget, finance minister says

IMF concerns over fuel subsidies, current account, direct taxes Adjustments can be made to bring IMF onboard – minister Pakistan hopes for staff level agreement with IMF this month ISLAMABAD, June 11 (Reuters) – Pakistan’s finance minister said on Saturday that the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has expressed concern about the country’s recently unveiled budget, … Read more

US House panel probes Saudi business with Kushner’s firm

WASHINGTON, June 2 (Reuters) – A US House of Representatives committee said on Thursday that it was investigating the Saudi Arabian government’s $ 2 billion investment with a firm of Jared Kushner, the son-in-law of former President Donald Trump. The Committee on Oversight and Reform is investigating whether you (Kushner) have improperly traded on your … Read more

Sri Lanka prime minister retains finance minister portfolio

COLOMBO, May 25 (Reuters) – Sri Lanka’s Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe will hold dual charge as finance minister, the president’s office announced on Wednesday, and will lead talks with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) for a bailout for the crisis -hit nation . “Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe was sworn in as finance, economic stabilization and … Read more

Uber seals taxi deal to expand its business in Italy

FILE PHOTO: A screen displays the company logo for Uber Technologies Inc at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, US, May 10, 2019. REUTERS / Brendan McDermid Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register MILAN, May 24 (Reuters) – Uber Technologies Inc (UBER.N) has clinched a deal to integrate its … Read more

Saudi finance minister says no immediate plans to transfer more funds to PIF

Saudi Minister of Finance Mohammed al-Jadaan gestures as he speaks during the Saudi Green Initiative Forum to discuss efforts by the world’s top oil exporter to tackle climate change, in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, October 23, 2021. REUTERS/Ahmed Yosri Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register DUBAI, May 23 (Reuters) – Saudi Arabia’s finance … Read more