Monday , July 23 2018

Banking

Depositors line up for cash, clarity as Venezuela seizes top bank

Bloomberg Depositors started lining up outside Banesco Banco Universal’s branches in eastern Caracas, hoping to get cash — and answers — after Venezuela’s government seized the nation’s largest privately held bank. Half a dozen police officers carrying assault weapons stood outside the landmark emerald-glass headquarters of the institution known as ...

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New Zealand banks feel heat from Australia’s bad behaviour

Bloomberg New Zealand regulators are seeking assurances that local lenders aren’t involved in the same unethical behavior coming to light in Australia’s banking inquiry. The Financial Markets Authority and Reserve Bank spoke with the heads of New Zealand’s major banks, telling them to provide evidence that they’re not engaged in ...

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