A shift in attention to geopolitical events this year could undermine the sustainability of the global upswing, warned Basel-based Bank of International Standards.
Barclays is gearing up for a battle with US prosecutors over its actions during the financial crisis, days after Britain's Serious Fraud Office pressed charges over an allegedly fraudulent loan to Qatar.
THE pound has been going through a rocky period since the Brexit vote last year - this is the forecast for the rest of 2017 and 2018.
A pile of one pound coins is seen in a photo illustration shot June 17, 2008. REUTERS/Toby Melville/Illustration/File Photo. By Abhinav Ramnarayan | LONDON.
LONDON, June 23 (Reuters) - The cool shade of the hills above Lisbon will offer leading central bankers an escape from the summer heat in the coming week, but there is little they can do to get away from their differing monetary policy conundrums.