Saturday , August 8 2020

Banking

AfDB approves $97.7mn loans, grants to fight virus

Bloomberg The African Development Bank (AfDB) approved loans and grants for several nations to ward off the Covid-19 pandemic as infections multiplied across the continent. The lender will provide $97.7 million for Rwanda’s budget to help the nation strengthen its health-care system, buttress economic resilience and mitigate the pandemic’s impact ...

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Deutsche Bank signals better results for 2nd straight quarter

Bloomberg Deutsche Bank AG signalled better-than-expected results ahead of earnings for the second straight quarter, adding to signs of progress in Chief Executive Officer Christian Sewing’s historic turnaround plan. The bank’s common equity Tier 1 ratio, a key metric of financial strength, also unexpectedly increased, rising to about 13.3% at ...

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