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IMF wants ECB to continue with support policy

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The International Monetary Fund (IMF) believes that the European Central Bank (ECB) should continue its monetary support policy for the time being. Reuters reports this on the basis of a document from Brussels that the press agency has seen. According to Reuters, this will be presented next week to the finance ministers of the euro area.

Banks invest in weapon makers

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ING, ABN AMRO and Van Lanschot are still investing in bad weapon suppliers. The organizations behind the Fair Bank Guide state this in a new report. In total, this concerns almost 650 million euros in thirteen companies that supply weapons to countries that violate human rights.

Risks due to low interest rates and high debt

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The low interest rates and high outstanding debts pose risks to the stability of financial markets. Due to the low interest rates, there are also few incentives to reduce debts, which can lead to problems if market sentiment becomes negative. This is what De Nederlandsche Bank (DNB) writes in its half-yearly Overview of Financial Stability.

Wall Street opens with cautious approach

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The stock markets in New York are expected to open on Tuesday with small results. Investors are cautiously starting the trading week after a long weekend and are particularly aware of the trading issues between the United States and China. President Donald Trump said during his visit to Japan that his country is not yet prepared to enter into a trade deal with the Chinese. According to him, the...

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