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Crypto exchange Binance tightens money-laundering checks as regulatory pressure mounts

Aug 20 2021

FRANKFURT Cryptocurrency exchange Binance said on Friday it would demand stricter background checks on customers to bolster efforts against money laundering, with immediate effect, a move that comes after weeks of pressure by regulators globally.

Factbox-Crisis pushes Afghanistan's economy closer to the brink

Aug 20 2021

LONDON The Taliban sweeping to power in Afghanistan has thrust one of the world's poorest countries back into the limelight.

Binance founder willing to go, as pressure mounts

Jul 27 2021

FRANKFURT (Reuters) -Binance founder Changpeng Zhao said he was willing to step down whenever he finds a successor who can do a "better job", as one of the world's biggest cryptocurrency exchanges, under pressure from regulators around the world, sought to reinvent itself.

UPDATE 3-Political crisis spooks Tunisia's bonds

Jul 26 2021

* Cost of insuring exposure to central bank debt rises (Updates pricing, adds quotes, detail)

Lagarde's communication revolution falls short of hype: analysts

Jul 22 2021

FRANKFURT Christine Lagarde's attempt to reform the European Central Bank's communication fell short of a revolution on Thursday as she struggled to simplify concepts and make the message more accessible to a broader public, ECB-watchers said.

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