Monday, January 27, 2020
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Lebanese banks to secure salaries, remain closed Tuesday: statement

BEIRUT (Reuters) - Lebanese banks will stay shut on Tuesday amid ongoing unrest, but are working to ensure public and private sector workers receive...

Lebanon’s central bank urges quick solution to avoid future collapse

BEIRUT (Reuters) - Lebanon's central bank governor said on Monday a solution must be found in days to a crisis unleashed by huge protests...

U.S. government’s annual budget deficit largest since 2012

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. government ended fiscal year 2019 with the largest budget deficit in seven years as gains in tax receipts were...

Forecast points to deepening Illinois budget deficit

CHICAGO (Reuters) - Illinois' budget deficit will top $3 billion and its pile of overdue bills will hit a new record high...

Bank of Canada rate cut bets sink as investors eye post-election...

TORONTO (Reuters) - Investors are ditching bets that the Bank of Canada will cut interest rates over the coming months as the domestic economy...

Facebook open to currency-pegged stablecoins for Libra project

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Facebook Inc (), facing growing skepticism about its digital currency project Libra, on Sunday said the initiative could use cryptocurrencies based...

China’s central banker says yuan level ‘appropriate’, trade tensions risk to...

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - China's top central banker said on Saturday that potential escalation of trade tensions and policy uncertainty were the major risk factors...

U.S. oil major Chevron says hopeful about maintaining Venezuela presence

(Reuters) - U.S. oil major Chevron Corp () said late on Friday it is optimistic about maintaining a presence in Venezuela even amid U.S....

Global trade uncertainty a reason to ratify USMCA: Mexican minister

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Mexican Finance Minister Arturo Herrera said on Friday the current global uncertainty over trade is another reason to ratify the agreement...

Fed’s Powell says U.S. expansion is ‘sustainable’

DENVER (Reuters) - Federal Reserve chairman Jerome Powell on Tuesday flagged openness to further rate cuts to fend off global economic risks, repeating that...