Thursday , October 22 2020

EU weighs creating a network of bad banks

Bloomberg The European Commission is considering setting up a network of bad banks amid growing worries over non-performing loans during the coronavirus crisis, according to German newspaper Boersen-Zeitung. The network would bring economies of scale by directly opening the affected institutions and their assets to multiple jurisdictions, according to the ...

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Covid-19 can persist for four weeks on banknotes

Bloomberg The new coronavirus may remain infectious for weeks on banknotes, glass and other common surfaces, according to research by Australia’s top biosecurity laboratory that highlights risks from paper currency, touchscreen devices and grab handles and rails. Scientists at the Australian Centre for Disease Preparedness showed Sars-CoV-2 is “extremely robust,” ...

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ADFD-funded project receives global recognition for innovation

Abu Dhabi / WAM A renewable-energy project in the Maldives, financed by Abu Dhabi Fund for Development (ADFD), has received a certification from Global Innovation Institute (GINI) an international professional certification, accreditation and membership association in the field of innovation. The first of its kind initiative, for which ADFD provided ...

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