Qatar CDS hit 16-mth high as diplomatic crisis rumbles on
LONDON, June 29 The cost of insuring exposure to Qatari debt rose on Thursday to the highest since February 2016 as the diplomatic crisis that has isolated the tiny Gulf state rumbled on.
June 12 (Reuters) -
* Financial services compensation scheme to raise levy of 202 million stg in summer 2017 to cover interest costs on Bradford & Bingley resolution
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June 29 Hong Kong stocks closed at their highest level in nearly three weeks on Thursday, led by financials on bet that Beijing would unveil supportive policies as President Xi Jinping visits the former British colony to commemorate the 20th anniversary of its handover to China on July 1.