British Prime Minister Boris
Johnson's move to limit lawmakers' opportunity to derail his
Brexit plans represents a coup against parliament, Labour home
affairs spokeswoman Diane Abbott said on Wednesday.
Japan will offer enhanced trade
insurance to boost private sector investment in Africa, Prime
Minister Shinzo Abe said on Wednesday as his country competes
with rival China for influence in the resource-rich continent.
Australian investment bank
Macquarie Group Ltd has targeted A$1 billion ($675.4
million) in its biggest capital raising to ramp up investment
and take advantage of expected asset price growth in renewable
energy, infrastructure and tech.
Banks based in Britain will
have moved around 1.3 trillion euros worth of assets to the euro
zone by the time it leaves the bloc, European Central Bank
supervisory chief Andrea Enria told Finnish broadcaster Yle.
France has proposed Sylvie
Goulard, the deputy governor of the Bank of France and a former
European lawmaker, as its candidate for European Union
commissioner, a French diplomatic source told Reuters on
Norway's $1 trillion sovereign
wealth fund should have greater autonomy to invest in unlisted
equities, with up to one percent of the equity portfolio that
could be dedicated to that type of investment, the fund's
manager said on Wednesday.