Spain's Supreme Court sought on
Monday to clarify who was responsible for paying stamp duty on
mortgages, upholding a ruling last week that banks were
responsible while saying it would make a final decision on who
should pay it in future early next month.
Turkey expects the United States
to lift the sanctions it has imposed on it after the release of
U.S. evangelical Christian pastor Andrew Brunson, the spokesman
for President Tayyip Erdogan said on Monday.
European Union negotiators are
looking at ways to promise Britain a customs deal that could
stretch Brussels' Brexit red lines but might break a deadlock
over the Irish border, EU sources close to the talks have told
Euro zone banks expect further
increases in demand for housing, corporate and consumer loans in
the fourth quarter after an increase in all categories during
the previous three months, the European Central Bank said on
A prominent rebel lawmaker in
Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservative Party is set to
withdraw amendments that would have made Brexit negotiations
difficult, the political editor of The Times newspaper said.
which is involved in a 200 billion euro ($230 billion) money
laundering scandal in Estonia, processed a large share of the
country's cross-border payments between 2008 and 2015, its
central bank said on Monday.