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Tom Arnold

UPDATE 1-Banks and funds lower red flags on supercharged stocks

6:22pm IST

SINGAPORE/LONDON, Nov 18 A raft of major banks and fund managers have upgraded their view on global equities, with emerging-market stocks their top pick to benefit from signs of easing in the Sino-U.S. trade dispute.

In Lebanon, a renowned central bank governor faces attack

15 Nov 2019

LONDON It was 2008 and unlike many countries, Lebanon was sailing through the worst global downturn in 80 years largely unscathed.

In Lebanon, a renowned central bank governor faces attack

15 Nov 2019

LONDON It was 2008 and unlike many countries, Lebanon was sailing through the worst global downturn in 80 years largely unscathed.

In Lebanon, a renowned central bank governor faces attack

15 Nov 2019

* Hit by hardship and high rates, Lebanese vent anger at Salameh

Breakdown of trust in financial system deepens crisis in Lebanon

13 Nov 2019

BEIRUT Lebanese student Fatima Jaber's family is struggling to pay off multiple loans with double-digit interest rates.

Lebanese banks face threats, Hariri said to want neutral government

09 Nov 2019

BEIRUT Lebanese bank staff are facing abuse from customers angered by restrictions on access to their cash, the employees' union said on Friday, reflecting intensifying pressures in an economy gripped by its deepest crisis since the 1975-90 civil war.

No sign of new cabinet as Lebanese leaders meet, bank curbs continue

08 Nov 2019

BEIRUT Lebanon's outgoing Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri met President Michel Aoun on Thursday without announcing progress towards forming a new government, and banking sources said most financial transfers out of the country remained blocked.

No sign of new cabinet as Lebanese leaders meet, bank curbs continue

07 Nov 2019

BEIRUT, Nov 7 Lebanon's outgoing Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri met President Michel Aoun on Thursday without announcing progress towards forming a new government, as banking sources said most financial transfers out of the country remained blocked.

Better in a safe than sorry: Amid unrest, some Lebanese stash cash at home

07 Nov 2019

BEIRUT Having lived next door to Iraq during the U.S.-led invasion to oust Saddam Hussein in 2003, Diana is no stranger to geopolitical unrest. Back then her family withdrew cash from their bank in Kuwait and stored it at home.

Lebanese banks worry capital increase deadline is too tight: sources

07 Nov 2019

BEIRUT Lebanon's banks are worried that a central bank deadline for compulsory capital increases is too tight as they grapple with the fallout from weeks of anti-government protests, banking sources familiar with the matter said.

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