Japanese PM Abe says North Korean missile launch a grave threat to Japan
LONDON, April 29 North Korea's decision to test-fire a ballistic missile represents a grave threat to Japan, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said in London on Saturday.
NICOSIA, June 10 Cyprus has appointed six international banks to arrange a series of meetings with fixed income investors in Europe, which may herald an earlier return to markets than envisaged under its bailout programme.
The island's finance ministry said it had mandated Deutsche Bank, Goldman Sachs International, HSBC, UBS Investment Bank and VTB Capital to arrange investor briefings. A euro-denominated transaction may follow, subject to market conditions, the finance ministry said.
(Reporting by Michele Kambas; Editing by Catherine Evans)
April 28 A top U.S. financial regulator said on Friday that it closed the banking unit of First NBC Bank Holding Co, three days after the lender reported accounting issues dating back to at least 2015.