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Russian Finance Ministry Says Venezuela Has 'Not Offered' To Pay Its Debts In Petro Coin

Russian Finance Ministry Says Venezuela Has 'Not Offered' To Pay Its Debts In Petro Coin

A Russian official has refuted claims that Venezuela offered to repay its debts in its newly-launched Petro cryptocurrency, Reuters reports today, March 27. As Reuters reports, Konstantin Vyshkovsky, head of the Russian finance ministry’s state debt department, told reporters that no cryptocurrency-based debt repayments were on the horizon. The update came a week after Venezuelan […]

Brazilian finance minister considers presidential run

Brazilian finance minister considers presidential run

Joe Leahy in São Paulo March 26, 2018 Print this page Brazil’s finance minister and the architect of the country’s recovery from its worst recession in history said on Monday that he was considering standing in presidential elections this year.  If Henrique Meirelles, who won over markets by promising to put Brazil’s budget back on […]

Keeping robot finance fair

Keeping robot finance fair

Futurists tell us we are on the brink of a fourth industrial revolution. This one is all about the digital and technological disruption of how we used to do things. Previous industrial revolutions saw many blue-collar manufacturing jobs replaced by machines, or disappear overseas to low-labour-cost countries. Developed economies like Australia successfully transitioned their labour […]

Payment To Stormy Daniels May Have Broken Campaign Finance Law

Payment To Stormy Daniels May Have Broken Campaign Finance Law

Payment To Stormy Daniels May Have Broken Campaign Finance Law  NPR Full coverage Source link

French Finance Minister Reverses Course, Turns Bullish on Cryptocurrencies

French Finance Minister Reverses Course, Turns Bullish on Cryptocurrencies

Join our community of 10 000 traders on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. The mood on cryptocurrencies at the G20 meeting in Argentina in recent days was decidedly hopeful. Among the world leaders, Bruno Le Maire, France’s finance minister, helped to set the tone, saying ahead of the summit in an interview with Numerama that he wants […]

Denver grand jury investigates Colorado secretary of state for handling of campaign finance complaints

Denver grand jury investigates Colorado secretary of state for handling of campaign finance complaints

Colorado Secretary of State Wayne Williams is under investigation by a grand jury for how his office handled several campaign finance complaints, the Denver District Attorney’s Office has confirmed. In an election year, the investigation is unavoidably tinged with political appearances, as the Republican state official seeking re-election in November reacted with disappointment to the […]

Overnight Finance: Stocks bleed as Trump seeks new tariffs on China | House passes $1.3T omnibus | Senate delay …

Overnight Finance: Stocks bleed as Trump seeks new tariffs on China | House passes $1.3T omnibus | Senate delay …

Happy Thursday and welcome back to Overnight Finance, your favorite tariff-free newsletter. I’m Sylvan Lane, and here’s your nightly guide to everything affecting your bills, bank account and bottom line. See something I missed? Let me know at slane@thehill.com or tweet me @SylvanLane. And if you like your newsletter, you can subscribe to it here: http://bit.ly/1NxxW2N.   THE BIG […]

Hayne royal commission: Brokers couldn't be bothered to sit 55-minute test: ANZ

Hayne royal commission: Brokers couldn't be bothered to sit 55-minute test: ANZ

ANZ has rejected the claim it suspended the operation of its asset finance arm because it wasn’t meeting its responsible lending obligations, saying it didn’t want to develop the underlying platform. The bank announced one week ago that it would cease funding secured loans for cars, boats and caravans from April 30 citing the cost of […]

Probe into motor finance

Probe into motor finance

Many car finance customers were mis-sold payment protection insuranceGETTY IMAGES Car finance companies are being investigated over whether they give enough information to buyers about the risks involved. The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) will also examine whether consumers may be harmed by the commission paid to car dealers by finance firms. What is car finance?Personal […]

Former Carillion finance directors expected to face investigation

Former Carillion finance directors expected to face investigation

The accounting watchdog is expected to announce an investigation into potential misconduct by two former finance directors at Carillion, the failed government contractor. The Financial Reporting Council’s conduct committee is understood to have agreed that there are sufficient grounds for a probe into the conduct of Richard Adam and Zafar Khan. An announcement is expected […]