G20 approves tax crackdown, warns of virus variants

(Corrects the spelling of the World Health Organization in the 19th paragraph) By David Lawder and Leigh Thomas VENICE, Italy (Reuters) – Financial chiefs of major G20 economies have approved a landmark move to prevent multinationals from shifting profits to low-tax tax havens in talks on Saturday where they will …

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alternative investments: your investment options beyond stocks when Sensex and Nifty reign on lifetime highs

The national stock market is currently trading at record highs, appearing unscathed from the second wave of Covid-19. Nifty is hovering around the 15,700 level and has reached new highs, contrary to what many had anticipated about the impact of Covid on the stock market, given the disruption caused by …

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Foreign intrigue: NH is ready to attract more foreign investment | New

Despite the lingering effects of a global pandemic and the Trump administration’s trade wars, foreign markets and foreign business investment remain a vital part of New Hampshire’s economy. In fact, the latest report on the globalization of New Hampshire prepared by researchers at Plymouth State University (PSU) shows that New …

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Arab container flow to Brazil is underutilized

After Brazilian exports were shipped to Arab countries, the reverse flow of containers was not put to good use, said Jean Stoll (pictured above), global director of protein and dairy at AP Moller-Maersk. The executive participated in the webinar “Logistics and transport between Brazil and the Arab countries: opportunities, challenges …

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Several people arrested on drug charges after license tag reader spotted suspicious vehicle

Nathan Michael Wagner, 21, of Rock Hill, SC, Breanna Leigh Hughes, 20, of Fort Lawn, SC, Timothy Mason Alexander, 42, and Pamela Logan Franklin, 46, both of Cornelius, in North Carolina, were all arrested Thursday, July 8 by Alexander County Sheriff’s officers and Taylorsville Police. Wagner, Hughes and Alexander are …

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China plans annual retail sales growth of 5%

BEIJING, July 9 (Xinhua) – China’s retail sales are expected to reach 50 trillion yuan ($ 7.72 trillion) by 2025, an expected average annual growth of 5% for the period of 14th five-year plan (2021-2025), the Ministry of Commerce announced on Friday. China is committed to building a strong domestic …

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IMF and World Bank advocate for benefits of central bank-issued digital currencies at G20

The G20 logo is pictured on June 28, 2021 on a balcony overlooking Matera on the eve of a meeting of G20 Foreign and Development ministers held in the city. (Photo by Alberto PIZZOLI / AFP) (Photo by ALBERTO PIZZOLI / AFP via Getty Images) The International Monetary Fund (IMF) …

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The US war in Afghanistan is over, but who won?

Conventional armies lose if they don’t win, and guerrillas win if they don’t lose, said Henry Kissinger. Saigon’s fall was six years away at the time, but the legendary statesman has already detected the principle behind multiple guerrilla wars, including the one he helped end. This principle – according to …

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Talking about technology and trade: challenges and opportunities in Africa

Webb Fontaine (www.WebbFontaine.com), a leading provider of customs and trade solutions to governments around the world, will bring together a panel of industry professionals to discuss “Technology and trade in Africa: challenges and opportunities” in a webinar series on July 12 at 1200 HEC. The roundtable will explore revolutionary thinking …

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AfDB: SDG Acceleration Bonds to Help Close Covid Funding Gaps | News | Eco-Enterprise

The Asian Development Bank (AfDB) encourages developing countries in Southeast Asia to harness the obligations of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), to help the recovery of struggling economies still reeling from the Covid-19 and to help them achieve the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The Sustainable Development Goals Accelerator …

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