By SCMP Washington’s top diplomat on Wednesday said he would not yet push for sanctions against Myanmar over the Rohingya
Proposed sanctions against the Myanmar military should move quickly through the U.S. Congress due to strong bipartisan support, lawmakers told
Financial inclusion is at the top of the agenda for emerging economies, but banks in the west are actively disconnecting from some of these regions – putting further development at risk.
MySQUAR said its financial outlook has improved after the US formally ended its sanctions against Myanmar on Friday. The Myanmar-language
Until recently, Myanmar remained the largest economy in Asia without a stock market. That changed this year with the introduction of the Yangon Stock Exchange (YSX), which just concluded its first two months of trading with the promise it will soon open to foreign investors.
The Council of the European Union has adopted new rules aimed at combating money laundering and terrorism financing across the bloc following an agreement with the European Parliament in December. Dubbed the Fifth EU Anti-Money Laundering ...
The Financial Conduct Authority and Prudential Regulation Authority have jointly fined Barclays chief Jes Staley £642,430 for attempting to identity a whistleblower. Regulators found Staley had “failed to act with due skill, care and diligence” when ...
By Richard Parlour Topolcany Castle in the Slovak Republic is often acknowledged to be one of the best examples of mediaeval castle architecture anywhere in the world. It was built on the classic three lines of defence ...
HSBC has completed a live trade finance transaction using a blockchain platform, a development it said is an ‘industry first.’ The blockchain-based transaction involved a bulk shipment of soyabeans from Argentina to Malaysia, moved through commodity ...
The European Commission has announced the revival of legislation that will enable EU firms to trade with Iran despite US
A former Barclays (BARC.L) trader on trial in London on charges he conspired to rig Euribor interest rates said on
Latvia’s new anti-money laundering chief pledged on Thursday to improve control of financial crime, urging the Baltic state’s banks to
Lloyds Banking Group is looking to roll out a new scheme to combat money muling and also return money to