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ARB Apex Bank records ¢5.9m profit before tax in 2020

Joy Online 14 Jun 2021
Beside the $8 million funding from the Ministry of Finance and the World Bank, the board recently approved additional $1.2 million to support the upgrade of the data centre and the disaster recovery site to avert any interruption in the operations of the RCBs,” he disclosed.
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ARP Apex Bank puts up impressive performance in 2020

Ghana News Agency 14 Jun 2021
He said besides the US$8.0 million funding from the Ministry of Finance and World Bank, the Board recently approved an additional US$1.2 million to support the upgrade of the Data Centre and the Disaster Recovery site to avert any interruption in the operations of our RCBs.
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Global banking regulators call for toughest rules for cryptocurrencies

The Guardian 10 Jun 2021
The Basel Committee on Banking Supervision, which consists of regulators from the world’s leading financial centres, ...
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Basel gets tough on bitcoin

Hong Kong Standard 10 Jun 2021
The Basel Committee on Banking Supervision, made up of regulators from the world's leading financial centres, proposed a twin approach to capital ...
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Regulators plan ‘conservative’ bitcoin capital rule

Business Day 10 Jun 2021
The Basel Committee on Banking Supervision, comprising regulators from the world’s leading financial centres, proposed a twin approach to capital requirements for cryptoassets held by banks in its first bespoke rule for the nascent sector. El Salvador has become the world’s first ...
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Bank regulators plan ‘conservative’ capital rule for bitcoin

Metro USA 10 Jun 2021
The Basel Committee on Banking Supervision, made up of regulators from the world’s leading financial centres, proposed a twin approach to capital requirements for cryptoassets held by banks in its first bespoke rule for the nascent sector.
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Bank regulators plot toughest capital rule for bitcoin

Reuters 10 Jun 2021
The Basel Committee on Banking Supervision, made up of regulators from the world's leading financial centres, proposed a twin approach to capital requirements for cryptoassets held by banks in its first bespoke rule for the nascent sector.
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Connecting Cornwall to the G7 countries

BBC News 09 Jun 2021
Mr Hamada returned to Japan and helped establish the town of Mashiko into a world-famous pottery centre and he was made a Living National Treasure by the Japanese government ... Rick Rescorla was in charge of security for the bank Morgan Stanley during the World Trade Centre attacks in New York on 11 September 2001.
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Global banking regulator in step closer to crypto capital rules

The Times of India 08 Jun 2021
"The committee agreed to publish a consultation paper to seek the views of external stakeholders on the design of prudential treatment of banks' exposures to cryptoassets," the Swiss-based watchdog said in a statement ... The committee, made up of regulators from the world's main financial centres, said it discussed crypto-assets last Friday.
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Togo opens first data centre with USD 30 mln from World Bank

Telecom Paper 08 Jun 2021
... data centre, financed by the World Bank to the tune of USD 30 million, ITWeb reported.
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‘SheTrades’ Initiative to Support Egyptian Women Exporters to Connect to Global Markets

Egyptian Streets 08 Jun 2021
The Role of Trade in Promoting Women’s Equality‘ by the World Bank and the World Trade Centre, which is the first report to quantify how women are affected by trade, notes that women entrepreneurs face significant impediments when it comes to trade and connecting with other ...
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World Bank helps protect buildings in Manila against quakes

Ghana News Agency 03 Jun 2021
is the seat of government and the country's population, economic, and cultural centre," said Ndiame Diop, the World Bank's country director for Brunei, Malaysia, the Philippines and Thailand ... The Philippines is located on the Pacific Ring of Fire, where about 90 per cent of the world's earthquakes take place.
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International Experts Discuss Successful Experience of Kazakhstan Ministry of Justice in Improving Dispute Resolution and ...

The Marshall News Messenger 01 Jun 2021
The first panellist, Meg Kinnear, Vice President of the World Bank and Secretary General of the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID), provided a summary of the function of ICSID and Kazakhstan’s experience with investor arbitration at ICSID and more generally.
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World Bank approves $30m grant to support Palestine

The National 29 May 2021
Every second Palestinian in Gaza is currently living below the poverty line, according to World Bank estimates ... "The development policy grant offered by the World Bank will support the already fragile fiscal situation," Kanthan Shankar, World Bank country director for West Bank and Gaza, said.
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Saudi Arabia pledges $100m to World Bank tourism fund

Arabian Business 29 May 2021
Saudi Arabia has committed the first $100 million and has joined the World Bank in inviting other countries to contribute to the global fund ... The collaboration aims to include a global Multi-Donor Trust Fund (MDTF) to be established by the World Bank, proposed to support the growth of tourism as a key driver of economic development.
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