British Prime Minister
Theresa May's proposed Brexit deal is "infinitely better" than
the alternative no-deal scenario that could inflict "severe and
unpredictable" damage on the economy, the chairman of lobby
group TheCityUK John McFarlane said on Thursday.
Sri Lanka's three state banks
will borrow up to $1 billion from foreign sources before the end
of 2018 and use the money to pay off maturing foreign loans,
Finance Ministry Secretary S.R. Attygalle said on Thursday.
Britain's health minister Matt
Hancock said that Prime Minister Theresa May had made good
progress in Brussels, where she and European Commission
President Jean-Claude Juncker discussed the outline of Britain's
future relations outside the EU.
Foreigners were net sellers of Japanese
stocks in the week ended November 16, as local shares fell
tracking the sharp losses in U.S. equities and concerns over
slowing earnings also undermined sentiment.
Indonesia plans to cut taxes on
luxury properties and revise other tax rules in a bid to support
the real estate industry and attract investment in Southeast
Asia's biggest economy, Finance Minister Sri Mulyani Indrawati