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Climate change puts trillions of dollars of assets at risk

Trillions of dollars of non-bank financial assets around the world are vulnerable to the effects of global warming, according to a study on Monday that says tougher action to curb greenhouse gas emissions makes sense for investors.

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Egypt central bank to hold $500m forex auction

Egypt's central bank said it would hold an exceptional auction on Sunday for $500 million to cover imports of strategic goods, pumping more foreign exchange into an economy that has been starved of dollars. Egypt, which relies

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Air France-KLM urge Egypt to release stuck revenue

Air France-KLM has urged Egypt to release upward of EGP100 million ($13 million) in revenue it is unable to repatriate due to an acute dollar shortage, saying the delays were making it increasingly difficult to operate in the country.

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Saudi cbank foreign assets drop 1.9pc in Nov

Net foreign assets at Saudi Arabia's central bank fell 1.9 per cent in November from the previous month to SR2.356 trillion ($628 billion) as the government liquidated assets to cover a huge budget deficit caused by low oil prices.

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Egypt cbank injects dollar liquidity into market

Egypt's central bank injected more foreign currency liquidity into the banking system in a surprise operation on Sunday, bankers said, the latest in a series of steps aimed at ending a foreign exchange shortage that had seen goods pile up at

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Abu Dhabi police seize $10m fake notes

The Criminal Investigation Department (CID) at Abu Dhabi Police foiled an African gang’s attempt to sell and distribute counterfeit money amounting to $10 million.   Colonel Dr Rashid Mohammad Borshid, head of the CID s

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Iran smuggles in $1bn of bank notes: report

At least $1 billion in cash has been smuggled into Iran as it seeks to avoid Western sanctions, a bigger figure than previously reported, Iranian officials and Western intelligence and diplomatic sources say. Sanctions imposed by

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Syria limits foreign currency use, threatens jail

Syrian traders who price goods in foreign currency will face up to 10 years in jail, the government announced on Sunday in a move aimed at stemming the increasing dollarisation of an economy crippled by two years of civil war. A d

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Egypt clamp on carrying cash

  Egypt has banned travellers from carrying more than $10,000 in foreign currency cash in or out of the country, as officials worry over pressure on its pound currency and a rush by Egyptians to withdraw their savings from banks.

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Rebel funds help Syria's war-battered pound

  In Syria's eastern town of Deir al-Zor, a rebel commander flush with cash was swapping his dollars for Syrian pounds to pay fighters battling President Bashar Al-Assad's forces.   Money ch

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