Chile central bank increases benchmark interest rate to 0.75%

Chile central bank increases benchmark interest rate to 0.75%
A security worker guards an entry of the Chilean Central Bank building in downtown Santiago, Chile March 16, 2021. REUTERS/Ivan AlvaradoSANTIAGO, July 14 (Reuters) - Chile's central bank raised its benchmark interest rate to 0.75% from 0.5% on Wednesday, as a rapid COVID-19 vaccination program helps the world's top copper producer resume economic activity.The bank… Read More

Sydney Airport board rejects $16.6 billion buyout proposal

Sydney Airport board rejects $16.6 billion buyout proposal
Passengers walk with their luggage towards departure gates at Sydney International Airport in Australia, October 25, 2017. REUTERS/Steven Saphore/File PhotoIFM, QSuper and Global Infrastructure Partners behind offerBoard says proposal undervalues airportWould have been one of Australia's biggest buyoutsSYDNEY, July 15 (Reuters) - Sydney Airport Holdings Pty Ltd (SYD.AX) said on Thursday it would reject a… Read More

Sydney Airport board rejects $16.6 bln buyout proposal

Sydney Airport board rejects $16.6 bln buyout proposal
Passengers walk with their luggage towards departure gates at Sydney International Airport in Australia, October 25, 2017. REUTERS/Steven Saphore/File PhotoIFM, QSuper and Global Infrastructure Partners behind offerBoard says proposal undervalues airportWould have been one of Australia's biggest buyoutsSYDNEY, July 15 (Reuters) - Sydney Airport Holdings Pty Ltd (SYD.AX) said on Thursday it would reject a… Read More

Britney Spears wins right to choose own lawyer in conservatorship case -NY Times

Britney Spears wins right to choose own lawyer in conservatorship case -NY Times
Britney Spears poses at the premiere of "Once Upon a Time In Hollywood" in Los Angeles, California, U.S., July 22, 2019. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni/File PhotoLOS ANGELES, July 14 (Reuters) - Britney Spears on Wednesday got a lawyer of her choice to help her end the 13-year-long conservatorship that controls her personal and business affairs, The New… Read More

EXCLUSIVE U.S. expected to announce start of evacuation of Afghan visa applicants

EXCLUSIVE U.S. expected to announce start of evacuation of Afghan visa applicants
WASHINGTON, July 14 (Reuters) - The United States this month will begin evacuating from Afghanistan applicants for special immigration visas whose lives are at risk because of work they did with the U.S. government as translators and in other roles.The White House on Wednesday said the evacuation, called Operation Allies Refuge, would start during the… Read More