Yemen rebels, govt agree to swap over 1,000 prisoners
Houthi rebels will free 400 people, including 15 Saudis and four Sudanese, while the Saudi-led coalition will free 681 Houthi fighters, sources say. Yemen's warring parties have agreed to exchange around 1,000 prisoners, including 15 Saudis, as part of trust-building steps aimed at reviving a stalled peace process.
Barcelona fail in efforts to use Rafinha in swap deal for centre-back Garcia
According to the Sun’s Martin Blackburn, Manchester City are ‘not interested’ at all in a swap deal with Barcelona for Eric Garcia that would sent Rafinha to the Etihad Stadium. Blackburn reports that Barcelona proposed this swap deal, but Pep Guardiola’s side are not keen on the out-of-favour creative midfielder.
Home free: Could a house swap save your summer (and sanity)?
One of the inevitable side effects of lockdown was that people became heartily sick of their homes and their neighbourhoods. While continuing to dream of far-flung destinations, we joyfully embraced any easing of restrictions that got us outside of our immediate locale.
‘Free money’ for banks as investors pile into fractured gold market
The world’s largest 50 investment banks are on track to double their income from precious metals this year to around $2.5 billion, most of it from gold, Coalition, a banking consultancy, told Reuters.
MMQB: Russell Wilson’s Four Main Motives, Inside Chicago’s QB Swap
Russell Wilson isn’t some sort of seer, but he doesn’t believe that any of this is happening by mistake, either. And so his approaching Greg Olsen, just before Seattle took the ball at its own 25 with 3:59 left, down 31-30? That was more than just a quarterback giving his teammate a pat on the…
Islamic banks’ financing growth to fall below 5%, RAM says
KUALA LUMPUR: RAM Ratings expects financing growth of Islamic banks to decline to below 5% in fiscal 2020, from 8.3% in 2019 due to the fallout from the Covid-19 pandemic. Sophia Lee, RAM Ratings’ co-head of financial institution ratings said on Monday the decline tooked into account its expectation of a steep moderation of economic…
Qatar- Real estate, industrials and telecom counters witness high demand on QSE
(MENAFN - Gulf Times) Islamic equities on Monday outshone the conventional ones as the Qatar Stock Exchange settled in the positive trajectory.The real estate, industrials and telecom counters witnessed higher than average demand to lift the 20-stock Qatar Index marginally up 0.03% to 9,956.66 points, although it touched an intraday high of 9,969 points.The domestic…
Neteller Launches Cryptocurrency Exchange Service
Neteller Launches Cryptocurrency Exchange Service Neteller one of the most known Digital fiat currency wallet provider , has started allowing its users to buy, sell, and hold cryptocurrencies including BTC, BCH, ETH, ETC, and LTC....
Why these blue-wheeled bikes are taking Europe by storm
Forget bike-share systems. The latest trend is a long-term rental service that fixes flat tires for free. The micromobility boom that’s flooded cities around the world with bike-share systems, e-bikes, and scooters has so far primarily offered mobility on demand. Step out of a downtown building or subway station, and an array of branded mobility…
Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank makes landmark transaction on blockchain – CoinGeek
Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank (ADIB) revealed on Wednesday that it had completed a transaction on TradeAssets, a trade finance marketplace powered by distributed ledger technology. In doing so, the bank became the first Islamic bank to transact on DLT at a time when financial institutions in Islamic nations are steadily building on the technology.