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Cyprus-based RCB rules out unsecured loans

Cyprus-based lender RCB has denied reports of extending unsecured loans. Latest British media reports turned spotlight on alleged role of RCB in providing unsecured loans to people close to Vladimir Putin, President of Russia. Cyprus Central Bank said it was probing into the issue.

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Nigeria's Ntel Seeks $1 Billion Investment for 4G LTE Service Expansion

Ntel is seeking $1 billion loan investment for its 4G mobile broadband expansion for 2020 to take advantage of the increasing number of smartphone users in Africa. It will start its 4G LTE service to Abuja and Lagos by April 8 competing with other Nigerian four company internet and broadband providers.

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‘Panama Papers’ Under Lens of The US Justice Department

The US Justice Department considers any credible allegation for violation of Federal Laws under its geographical territory very seriously. The department has been conducting its war against corruption through seizing assets related to illicit activities. Following leak of ‘Panama Papers’, it has been reviewing documents related to tax dodging through offshore accounts.

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Prosecutors Around The Globe Initiate Probe Over Tax Dodging Leaked Through Panama Papers

Following the leak of documents related to tax dodging by a Panamanian Firm, governments around the globe has initiated probe in this regard. Tax payers are righteous to know the state actions in unearthing the probable tax abating which has prompted the authorities to investigate. However, the leaked documents have provided an opportunity to earn penalty from the probable tax dodgers.

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US does not plan to grant Iran access to US financial system

The US government doesn't seem be in favor of giving total access to Iran on its financial system. US President Barack Obama said the government is not looking to permit the use of its financial system in dollar-denominated deals with Iran.

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UK finance chiefs put hiring, investment plans on hold amid Brexit concerns

UK's financial chiefs are concerned about impact of Brexit, postponing their key decisions on hiring and investments. The British industry and business segments are in wait and watch mode until referendum on Brexit in June 2016.

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Boeing Deals With Lift For Supply of Seats Off beating Zodiac and B/E Aerospace

Zodian and B/E Aerospace are the two leading global aircraft interior developer, but are in a practice for making delay in delivery. Annoyed Boeing has dealt with a new aircraft interior developer, Lift. Boeing expects that the Lift’s seats will offer its customers stability and reliability desired from the 737.

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DiCaprio Not Banned From Indonesia, to Establish Mega-Fauna Sanctuary

Leonardo DiCaprio can still visit Indonesia and will not be barred as an Indonesian minister appreciates his effort about the plight of the animals and how to help them and looks forward on working with him.

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Thai Mitr Phol To Invest ฿50.4 Billion For Business Expansion Eyeing The Global Leading Position

Mitr Phol Group of Thailand has been recognized as the largest sugar and bio-power producer in Thailand and the fifth-largest sugar producer across the globe. The group intends to get recognized as the world’s leading sugar and bio-power producer. Upholding the view, MPG has announced its ฿50.4 billion investment plan inn some select areas.

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IMF Chief Lagarde Vows To Speedy Conclusion In Greek Bailout Review

In response to a letter from the Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras, Christine Lagarde, the IMF chief, has binned the Wikileaks’ transcript. Since IMF doesn’t act on leaks, she decided to allow the IMF team to resume the postponed bailout review. She has stressed the need for a speedy conclusion of the bailout review just for the sake of the Greek people.

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Xiaomi Partners with India's Hungama, Invests $25 Million

Xiaomi’s partnership with India’s Hungama will make it easier, more accessible and more affordable for locals to access the company’s service that will soon be integrated together with themes and ringtones.

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Saudi to Sell Bonds After Tapping on Foreign Debts

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is poised to sell bonds after it has secured syndicated loans. The government is already in talks with the banks and will host Euromoney Saudi Arabia Conference on May 3 to 4 to determine the future of KSA market.

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Finnish FM Faces Party Leadership Challenge From Right Wing MP

Elina Lepomäki, a right wing MP from National Coalition Party, has announced vying for party leadership with Alexander Stubb, the Finnish Finance Minister. In Finland, party leaders generally steps down from the cabinet membership, also following defeat in leadership challenge. NCP is scheduled to elect its new chair during the party congress in June.

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Trial for Five Former Barclays Bankers on Libor Rigging Case to Start Monday

After a series of setbacks, UK's Serious Fraud Office will start the third trial on Libor rigging case. Five former bankers in Barclays will stand accused as conspirators.

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Aramco’s Investment Plan In India Aims To Diversify Saudi Economy Reducing Dependence on Oil Prices

Minister Al Falih, head of Aramco, has expressed intention for investment in India’s oil industry. The intention has been revealed following its earlier decision for selling less than 5% stake of Aramco through IPO. All the moves have been analyzed as parts of Saudi bid to diversify its economy while reducing dependence on oil prices.

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