BRIEF-Al Sagr National Insurance board recommends FY dividend
* Board recommends 5 percent cash dividend for 2016 Source: (http://bit.ly/2nAKy0N) Further company coverage:
TBILISI, March 7 Georgia's total foreign exchange reserves declined to $2.781 billion as of March 1 from $2.797 billion a month earlier, but up from $2.426 billion a year ago, the central bank said on Tuesday.
The central bank has sold $280 million on the foreign exchange market to support the lari currency and bought $278.35 million last year. (Reporting by Margarita Antidze; editing by Vladimir Soldatkin)
* Board recommends stock dividend of 8 percent for year 2016 Source: (http://bit.ly/2nVco8V) Further company coverage:
ACAPULCO, Mexico, March 25 Mexican financiers and politicians blasted populism at a top banking conference this week in a thinly veiled attack on the frontrunner for the 2018 presidential election - but some worry they overdid it and may have played right into his hands.