Lebanon's banks reopened on Tuesday with new controls in place. Whatever grievances Lebanese have with their banks, they still can't do without them.
The violence comes ahead of political consultations that are expected to rename Saad Hariri as prime minister. His reappointment would likely further inflame protests against political elites.
In a discussion at the IMF's annual meeting the fund's new managing director and other experts discussed what central banks and other large-scale investors can do to tackle global warming — and where the limitations lie.
When India’s central bank recently approved a $24.4 billion payout to the federal government, questions were raised whether Prime Minister Narendra Modi had pushed the bank into a more political role. So, has he?
Ziad Saab was once a fighter in the Lebanese civil war. Today, he stands shoulder to shoulder with the demonstrators in Beirut. He says a new electoral law would help to overcome the divisions in Lebanese society.
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