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WARSAW Dec 20 Poland's finance ministry said on Tuesday it had asked the International Monetary Fund to halve its Flexible Credit Line to about 8.3 billion euros ($8.62 billion).
Poland has a FCL agreement in place since 2009 to use at times of crisis, but has never used the money. The IMF will probably decide on Poland's request mid-January, the ministry said. ($1 = 0.9632 euros) (Reporting by Marcin Goclowski; Editing by Marcin Goettig)
Feb 26 Japan's SoftBank Group Corp is close to finalizing an investment in U.S. office-sharing startup WeWork in a deal expected to be worth over $3 billion, CNBC reported on Sunday.
SYDNEY, Feb 27 Australia's No. 1 insurer by premium income, QBE Insurance Group Ltd, on Monday said it would buy back up to A$1 billion ($767 million) of shares over the next three years to return surplus cash to investors after it posted a better-than-expected 1 percent rise in full-year cash profit.