UPDATE 1-Egypt's Amer paints positive image of currency float
* Amer predicts 30 percent fall in imports bill (Recasts with second tranche of World Bank loan, adds details from interview, quotes, background)
Jan 11 Fitch:
* Fitch says Brazil's subnational banks remain sensitive to regional operating environment deterioration
* Fitch on Brazil's subnational banks - subnational banks maintained a reduced appetite for risk in 2016, similar to private sector peers Source text for Eikon:
WASHINGTON, Feb 24 Five U.S. financial services groups on Friday appealed a federal court decision handed down earlier this month that upheld an Obama-era rule designed to avoid conflicts of interests when brokers give retirement advice.
* General Electric - due to anticipated tax benefits and gains, co does not expect total after-tax charges through completion of ge capital exit plan to exceed initial $23 billion estimate