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FGC BOLSA - FGC FINANCIAL MARKETS INFO | WikiLeaks' Assange gets chance to take extradition case to UK's top court by Reuters.

 Source: January 24, 20227:40 AM GMT-5Last Updated 3 hours ago 3-4 minutes Supporters of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange protest outside the Royal Courts of Justice in London, Britain, January 24, 2022. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls LONDON, Jan 24 (Reuters) - WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange on Monday was given the chance to challenge at Britain's highest court a decision allowing him to be extradited to the United States to face 18 criminal charges including breaking a spying law. U.S. authorities want Australian-born Assange, 50, currently in jail in London as he awaits a ruling on his extradition, to face trial on 18 counts relating to WikiLeaks’ release of vast troves of confidential U.S. military records and diplomatic cables which they said had put lives in danger. In December, the High Court in London overturned a lower court's ruling that he should not be extradited because his mental

Latest News from MarketWatch: Disney Produces Best Earnings and Sales Since before the Pandemic, Stocks Pops5% Higher.

  Source: Jon Swartz, , Jeremy C. Owens 6-7 minutes The Walt Disney Co. reported its strongest sales and profit since before the COVID-19 pandemic began on Thursday, sending shares 5% higher in after-hours trading. Disney DIS, +0.67% reported fiscal third-quarter net income of $918 million, or 50 cents a share, compared with a loss of $2.61 a share in the year-ago quarter. After adjusting for restructuring costs, amortization and other effects, the company reported earnings of 80 cents a share, compared with 8 cents a share a year ago. Revenue improved to $17.02 billion from $11.78 billion a year ago. Analysts surveyed by FactSet had expected adjusted net income of 55 cents a share on revenue of $16.8 billion. Shares jumped 5% in after-hours trading Thursday following the release of the results, after gaining 0.7% to $179.29 in the regular s

Latest News | IMF Executive Board Completes the Last Review of Extended Credit Facility for Ghana

4-5 minutes March 20, 2019 Ghana is concluding its four-year ECF-supported program. Executive Board decision allows to disburse the last tranche of SDR132.84 million (about US$185.2 million) to Ghana. ECF-supported program paved the way for a significant improvement of Ghana’s macroeconomic performance, though challenges remain. On March 20, 2019, the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) completed the seventh and eight reviews under the Extended Credit Facility (ECF) [1] supported arrangement. This will make available to Ghana the cumulative amount of SDR132.84 million (about US$185.2 million). Considering the authorities’ resolved to tackle difficult reforms, the Executive Board also approved the authorities’ request for a waiver of the nonobservance of a few program targets. Ghana’s three-year arrangement was approved on Apr

Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia Adheres to the International Monetary Fund's Special Data Dissemination Standard Plus

2-3 minutes January 29, 2019 Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia has completed the requirements for adherence to the IMF’s Special Data Dissemination Standard (SDDS) Plus—the highest tier of the Data Standards Initiatives. The Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia’s SDDS Plus data  are now posted on the Dissemination Standards Bulletin Board. Mr. Louis Marc Ducharme, Chief Statistician and Data Officer of the IMF, welcomed the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia’s adherence and noted that “the dissemination of the new data sets under the SDDS Plus will be invaluable in fostering a deeper understanding and more informed assessments of the performance of FYR Macedonia’s financial sector, the cross-border-financial linkages, and the vulnerabilities of the economy to shocks.” The SDDS Plus builds on the SDDS and its purpose is to assist statistically advanced countries with regard to the publication of comprehensive, timely, an

Intergovernmental Group of Twenty Four on International Monetary Affairs and Development I IMF I Latest News Bali, Indonesia October 11, 2018 1. We held our 100 th meeting in Bali, Indonesia with Mangala Samaraweera, Minister of Finance and Mass Media of Sri Lanka, as Chair, Julio Velarde, Governor of the Central Reserve Bank of Peru, as 1 st Vice‑Chair and Yaw Osafo‑Maafo, Senior Minister of the Republic of Ghana, as 2 nd Vice‑Chair. 2. We would like to thank the Government of Indonesia for hosting the Annual Meetings and for their warm hospitality. We would also like to express our sympathy and condolences to Indonesia and extend our support following the devastating aftermath of the recent tragic events. 3. While the recovery of global growth continues, risks have shifted to the downside. We are concerned that growth is becoming increasingly uneven, including among emerging market and developing economies (EMDEs). Our members are managing the impact of tightening finan