The International Monetary
Fund has completed talks with Chad aimed at granting access to
$115 million from its Rapid Credit Facility to help the African
oil producer confront the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, the
Fund said in a statement.
Italy may issue additional debt
targeting domestic retail investors to boost liquidity during
the coronavirus emergency regardless of the outcome of talks at
the European level, the economy minister said on Thursday.
China plans to make it easier
for foreign life insurers to make controlling acquisitions and
large equity investments in domestic peers, five people with
knowledge of the matter said, as the country pushes ahead in
opening up its financial sector.