Ahead of the U.S. central
bank's last policy meeting, directors at all but one of the
Federal Reserve's 12 regional banks supported no change to the
emergency lending rate for commercial banks, records from the
discussions showed on Tuesday.
Bitcoin fell 8% on Tuesday,
breaching $10,000 for the first time in two weeks after U.S.
lawmakers grilled Facebook on its cryptocurrency plans,
as political and regulatory scrutiny of digital coins
The European Bank for
Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) expects to keep
investments in Egypt at over 1 billion euros this year, boosting
its equity portfolio through a delayed privatisation programme,
its regional director said.