Greece gets three bids for Thessaloniki Port
ATHENS, March 25 Greece has received three binding bids for a majority stake in its second-largest port in Thessaloniki, the country's privatisations agency said on Saturday.
March 12 Prudential PLC : * Prudential Plc and Standard Chartered Plc agree to extend and expand their strategic Bancassurance partnership * The new 15-year agreement, which covers 11 markets and will commence on 1 July 2014 * Prudential's life insurance products will be exclusively distributed through Standard Chartered branches in 9 markets * In China and South Korea, Standard Chartered will distribute prudential's life insurance products on a preferred basis. * 9 countries are Hong Kong, Singapore, Indonesia, Thailand, Malaysia, the Philippines, Vietnam, India and Taiwan * Source text
BOAO, China, March 25 An advisor to China's central bank said on Saturday that he believed the People's Bank of China (PBOC) would want a smooth transition to holding less foreign exchange reserves.