Financial Services

Egypt's foreign debt up more than 10 percent from last year

Aug 6, 2018

Egypt's central bank says its foreign debt climbed more than 10 percent in less than a year, reaching $88.2 billion in March

China tightens controls to slow currency's fall

Aug 6, 2018

China has tightened controls on trading in its yuan following a decline against the U.S. dollar that has raised the danger of an outflow of capital from the world's second-largest economy

Insurance companies approach Trump health plans cautiously

Aug 6, 2018

Insurance companies not as 'wild' about Trump's new health care options as president boasts

Iran detains Central Bank deputy chief in fraud crackdown

Aug 5, 2018

Iran's state-run IRNA news agency reports authorities have detained the Central Bank of Iran's deputy chief as part of a crackdown on financial fraud

Slow rollout, more fine print with Trump health care options

Aug 5, 2018

Trump says insurers "going wild" over new coverage options; some in the industry beg to differ

Indonesia returning yacht at center of Malaysia graft probe

Aug 5, 2018

A police official says Indonesia is returning a luxury yacht allegedly bought with funds stolen from a Malaysian state investment company

Germany tightens cash transfer rules as Iran seeks funds

Aug 4, 2018

Germany's central bank is changing its terms and conditions to provide for deeper scrutiny of cash transfers, a move that comes as Iran seeks to repatriate cash held in a Hamburg-based bank and the U.S. presses allies to get tough on Tehran

UN experts: NKorea hasn't stopped nuke and missile programs

Aug 4, 2018

UN experts say North Korea has not stopped its nuclear and missile programs and is violating UN sanctions including by "a massive increase in illicit ship-to-ship transfers of petroleum products."

NRA sues New York officials over 'blacklisting' campaign

Aug 3, 2018

The National Rifle Association says it's suffering grave financial harm that's threatening the group's ability to pursue its advocacy mission because of actions by Gov. Andrew Cuomo and New York regulators

Income was disguised to help Manafort, tax preparer says

Aug 3, 2018

Prosecutors turn toward the heart of their case against Paul Manafort

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