Brazil’s economy is expected to shrink by more than 6% this year, according to consensus forecasts, which would be a record annual decline. The central bank’s forecast is for a 6.4% fall, and the government will revise its -4.7% forecast on July 10. … [Read more...] about Brazil central bank chief sees start of ‘V-shaped’ recovery, limited room for rate cuts
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Saab said the orders of apprehension were requested for the crimes of treason, usurpation of functions and association to commit crimes. He added that all those involved lived outside the country, and did not rule out international actions to carry out the arrests. … [Read more...] about Venezuelan prosecutor issues arrest warrants for opposition’s ad hoc central bank board
Nominations are open until July 8 and five nominees have so far been received from Egypt, Mexico, Nigeria, South Korea and Moldova, WTO documents show. European Trade Commissioner Phil Hogan said on Monday he would not be a candidate, having said previously he was considering the possibility. … [Read more...] about Factbox: Who’s bidding to be next World Trade Organization chief?
LONDON (Reuters) - The coronavirus crisis and a very mild winter in the northern hemisphere have put global natural gas demand on course for the biggest annual fall on record, the International Energy Agency said in its annual outlook on Wednesday. … [Read more...] about Global gas demand on course for biggest annual fall on record: IEA
FILE PHOTO: Jun 28, 2020; Cromwell, Connecticut, USA; Doc Redman plays from the fairway on the second hole during the final round of the Travelers Championship golf tournament at TPC River Highlands. Mandatory Credit: Bill Streicher-USA TODAY Sports … [Read more...] about Golf: Blistering finish earns Redman share of early lead