Foreign exchange market: experts urge CBN to deepen market reforms

FINANCIAL analysts have called on the Central Bank of Nigeria to move beyond stopping dollar sales to Bureau de Change operators, BDCs and pursue reforms that tackle price distortions on the market. Nigerian foreign exchange market. They further called on the Central Bank to guarantee a market determined price that …

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Workers with Schiphol access badges arrested for drug trafficking

Photo: Depositphotos.com The Dutch military police, or Marechaussee, having stopped six men and a woman suspected of drug trafficking and money laundering through Schiphol Airport. All seven worked for a company based at the airport and had Schiphol access badges. The arrest came after weeks of investigation following public prosecutor …

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Mandaviya, Health News, ET HealthWorld

** EDS: VIDEO GRAB ** New Delhi: Union Minister Mansukh L Mandaviya speaks at Lok Sabha during the monsoon session of Parliament in New Delhi. (Photo LSTV / PTI) ( The government has taken various measures to increase the supply of essential drugs, such as granting early approvals to new …

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United States returns 17,000 looted ancient objects to Iraq | Iraq

The United States returns more than 17,000 ancient artefacts that were looted and smuggled out of Iraq after the 2003 US invasion, including a 3,500-year-old clay tablet that bears part of the epic of Gilgamesh, Iraq said. Tens of thousands of antiquities disappeared from Iraq after the invasion that overthrew …

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Historic day: Nifty finishes above 16,000 for the first time

Company oi-Sneha Kulkarni | Updated: Tuesday August 3, 2021, 4:11 PM [IST] On Tuesday, strong buys in pharmaceutical, IT, FMCG and financial companies pushed benchmarks to new highs. The S&P BSE Sensex hit a new high and ended the day at 53,823 points, up 872 points, while the Nifty Index …

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Prison worker suspected of smuggling contraband | Local News

THOMASVILLE – Narcotics officers opened an investigation about three weeks ago after receiving reports that contraband was being smuggled into the Thomas County Jail. Louis Schofill, Thomas County / Thomasville Narcotics / Vice Division commander, said the contraband included THC cigarettes, candy and vape pens. Monitoring of inmates and workers …

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The rapid growth of the US economy is about to hit a wall

A National Park Service employee replaces a flag at the Washington Monument, which reopened today after a six-month closure due to COVID-19 security measures, in Washington, United States, July 14, 2021. Kevin Lemarque | Reuters The US economy is expected to post another meteoric growth spurt in the second quarter, …

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Carbon pricing in the EU is going global: how much will it cost your business? | Dentons

On July 14, 2021, the European Commission published a proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council establishing a carbon border adjustment mechanism (“CBAM”). CBAM is a new form of carbon pricing. It would apply to a subset of products whose production in the EU is …

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Yang Huaiding died on June 13

July 24, 2021 IF YOU HAVE Rode one of China’s crowded and rickety green trains in 1989, bouncing in a hard-seat car, you might have noticed Yang Huaiding sitting nearby. Or maybe not. He had been careful not to stand out, wearing drab clothes and a faded faux leather duffel …

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