Slovenia's economy minister
criticised the Bank of Slovenia's decision to impose stricter
restrictions on bank consumer loans from next month, saying they
could slow down the country's economic growth.
conducted raids on Wednesday in a new phase of the "Car Wash"
corruption investigation, targeting alleged bribery by
Italo-Argentine group Techint to secure contracts from state-run
oil firm Petroleo Brasileiro SA.
Both Vodafone and
MasMovil denied a report by the El Confidencial news
website saying the Spanish mobile operator was working with
Goldman Sachs to buy the British telecom's business in Spain for
6 billion euros ($6.67 billion).
Majid Al Futtaim, a UAE-based
developer and shopping mall operator, is set to raise $600
million by selling "green" sukuk, or Islamic bonds, a document
issued by one of the banks leading the sale showed on Wednesday.