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PM Imran Khan calls for 'concrete actions' to stop illicit financial flows from developing countries

The News International 25 Feb 2021
... as a keynote speaker, the prime minister said that when his government came into power the country's coffers were empty due to "illicit financial outflows from our country" ... "Seven trillion dollars in stolen assets are parked in the financial haven countries," said the premier.
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PM Imran urges global community to take 'quick, concrete' steps to control illicit financial flows

Dawn 25 Feb 2021
Prime Minister Imran began his speech by outlining the heavy cost developing countries had paid due to illicit financial outflows, sharing that $7 trillion in stolen assets was parked in financial tax haven countries ... "The magnitude of the illicit financial flows is staggering.
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ECOSOC Chief urges dismantling of 'safe havens' receiving illicit money

Urdu Point 25 Feb 2021
The President of the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC), Ambassador Munir Akram of Pakistan, has called for targeting loopholes in the global financial structures and institutions that allow illicit financial transactions, posing big socio-economic challenges to developing countries.
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Director of Finance and Administration, Ghana

Reliefweb 25 Feb 2021
The Director of Finance and Operations will provide overall financial management for a upcoming health-focused social and behavior change (SBC) project in the Ghana country office ... Oversees the maintenance of adequate financial resources in-country to support monthly program operations and subproject reimbursements.
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Senegal, Morocco, Caymans added to terror finance watch list

The Journal 25 Feb 2021
The Financial Action Task Force, or FATF, added Morocco, Burkina Faso, Senegal and the Cayman Islands to the watch ... The designation means international financial transactions with those countries are closely scrutinized, making it costly and cumbersome to do business with them.
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Nigerians Need Bitcoin, So Where Will The Restrictions Lead?

Bitcoin Magazine 25 Feb 2021
The massive rally in bitcoin prices has created a lot of buzz around cryptocurrencies lately, but Nigeria is one of the countries where bitcoin has been widely accepted for some time. The West African country has the highest bitcoin trading volume in Africa and recently ranked second globally of any country after the United States.
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High housing prices depress spending power

China Daily 25 Feb 2021
According to the central bank, housing mortgage accounted for 65 percent of residents' loans last year, when residents' financial leverage rate increased to 62.2 percent from 56.1 percent in 2019 ... So the exorbitant housing prices also impact the birthrate in the country.
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eMoney Advisor Reveals Findings on Financial Wellness, Announces New Partnership with Financial Literacy Advocate Mac Gardner

News-Press Now 25 Feb 2021
The results show that nearly three-fourths (73%) of respondents feel their financial situation in 2020 had a negative or extremely negative impact on their mental health, which indicates a deficiency in financial wellness ... “As our survey results indicate there’s a dire need for financial wellness in this country, and we want to change that.
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Janet Yellen backs new allocation of IMF Special Drawing Rights for low-income countries

Business Day 25 Feb 2021
... impact, particularly in low-income countries ... She said the group would advance and co-ordinate the G20's initiatives to promote transparency around climate-related financial risks, sustainable finance, and a strong, green recovery, but said they should also support poor countries.
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MP concerned over call for transparency on size of reserves

Straits Times 25 Feb 2021
Singapore should never reveal the full extent of its national financial reserves, said Mr Saktiandi Supaat (Bishan-Toa Payoh GRC) ... He returned to the Asian financial crisis, saying its impact on some countries in the region was significant to the point that their currencies depreciated, with cascading effects on the economy.
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Covid-19 prompts people globally to reassess spending habits and focus on financial planning

The National 25 Feb 2021
“On the surface of things, it looks like the Covid-19 pandemic has had a positive impact on people’s finances in many countries, but we know all too well how the average can often mask the reality,” Matt Palframan, director of financial services research at YouGov, said.
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Loose dollar increasing financial uncertainties

China Daily 25 Feb 2021
Bitcoin's fortunes began soaring following endorsement from Wall Street and thanks also to the Federal Reserve's long-term quantitative easing policies and its stimulus package to help the country cope with the novel coronavirus pandemic, prompting large amounts of capital to look for assets to maintain their value.
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Rice exports witnesses 7.23% growth in January 2021

Urdu Point 25 Feb 2021
According the data of Pakistan Bureau of Statistics food group exports from the country during last 07 months of current financial year remained on down track as it decreased by 6.33 percent and reached to $2.443 billion as compared the exports of $2.608 billion of corresponding period of last year.
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