Monday , September 24 2018


ADGM launches digital sandbox to accelerate financial services

Abu Dhabi / Emirates Business Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM), the International Financial Centre in Abu Dhabi, on Monday announced an initiative to launch a FinTech digital sandbox. The digital sandbox allows financial institutions (FIs) and FinTech innovators to come together to experiment on products and solutions in a digital ...

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Saudi brokers Ethiopia, Eritrea deal to boost regional security

Bloomberg Saudi Arabia brokered a new peace agreement between Ethiopia and Eritrea aimed at stabilising the Horn of Africa region, Foreign Minister Adel Al-Jubeir said. Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed and Eritrean President Isaias Afwerki signed the so-called Jeddah Peace Accord on Sunday in the presence of King Salman bin ...

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Hong Kong cleans up typhoon havoc after Typhoon Mangkhut shuts city

Bloomberg The cleanup from Typhoon Mangkhut began in Hong Kong and southern China on Monday after the storm left at least four dead in Guangdong province, damaged buildings and disrupted flights throughout the region. Mangkhut, the world’s most powerful storm this year, was blamed for more than 200 million yuan ...

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Mixed messages from US run risk of sinking trade talks

Bloomberg Mixed messages coming from the US on the trade war with China could sink prospective negotiations before they begin, damaging prospects for a resolution to the growing dispute. With President Donald Trump telling aides to proceed with additional tariffs on Chinese products, the Chinese government is considering declining the ...

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