Author: Mansour

Japan’s central bank says it’s ready to ramp up stimulus if a strong yen derails inflation target 0

Japan’s central bank says it’s ready to ramp up stimulus if a strong yen derails inflation target

Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda said on Tuesday the central bank was ready to ramp up stimulus if sharp yen rises hurt the economy and derail the path towards achieving its 2 percent...

Top Greek bank CEO calls on lenders to do more in reducing the country’s bad debts 0

Top Greek bank CEO calls on lenders to do more in reducing the country’s bad debts

Christos Megalou, the CEO of Piraeus Bank, told CNBC Monday that there has been a “significant improvement” in this area, but he “would like to see even more in reducing the amount of NPLs...

Stocks set for a weak open amid US-China trade talks 0

Stocks set for a weak open amid US-China trade talks

U.S. stock futures fell on Tuesday as traders waited for new details to emerge from the latest round of U.S.-China trade talks. As of 7:05 a.m. ET, Dow Jones Industrial Average futures indicated a...

What if you could diagnose endometriosis with a tampon? 0

What if you could diagnose endometriosis with a tampon?

On an unremarkable side street in Oakland, California, a few blocks down from an animal dermatologist and just past an organic grocery store, Ridhi Tariyal and Stephen Gire are trying to change how women...

Tunisian oil workers kidnapped in Libya have been freed, says consul 0

Tunisian oil workers kidnapped in Libya have been freed, says consul

ADVERTISING Read more Armed men seized the 14 Tunisians from a bus on Thursday as they were heading to work at an oil refinery in Zawiya, just to the west of the Libyan capital....

Iran pressures Europe to stand up to Washington and save the nuclear deal 0

Iran pressures Europe to stand up to Washington and save the nuclear deal

ADVERTISING Read more Mohammad Javad Zarif told a gathering of world leaders, top defense officials and diplomats that a barter-type system known as INSTEX, which was set up last month by France, Germany and...

Israel trims $138 million from Palestinian funds over militant stipends 0

Israel trims $138 million from Palestinian funds over militant stipends

ADVERTISING Read more Under interim peace deals, Israel collects taxes on behalf the Palestinians, who put the current sums at $222 million a month. With negotiations stalled since 2014, Israel has at times withheld...

Politicians condemn anti-Semitic abuse and anti-police attacks at Yellow Vest protests 0

Politicians condemn anti-Semitic abuse and anti-police attacks at Yellow Vest protests

ADVERTISING Read more Prosecutors have launched an investigation into a group of protesters who shouted anti-Semitic insults at philosopher and writer Alain Finkielkraut during demonstrations in the capital on Saturday. In a separate incident,...

Saudi crown prince starts Asia tour — and stirs regional rivalry 0

Saudi crown prince starts Asia tour — and stirs regional rivalry

ADVERTISING Read more Pigeons, balloons, luxury hotel suits and high-end BMWs have been making headlines in Pakistan over the past few days as Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman makes his first-ever visit to...

Haiti officials to lose perks in PM’s response to violent unrest 0

Haiti officials to lose perks in PM’s response to violent unrest

ADVERTISING Read more The unrest is the latest upsurge of discontent over corruption and poverty in the Caribbean half-island, where protesters want the ouster of President Jovenel Moise. At least seven people have died...