ECB takes steps to mitigate impact of possible rating downgrades on collateral availability

ECB to grandfather until September 2021 eligibility of marketable assets used as collateral in Eurosystem credit operations falling below current minimum credit quality requirements Appropriate haircuts will apply for assets that fall below the Eurosystem minimum credit quality requirements Decision reinforces broader package of collateral easing measures adopted by the Governing Council on 7 April […]

Un sondaggio di SWG

Secondo un sondaggio di SWG il 54% degli italiani pensa che la globalizzazione stia distruggendo la nostra economia. Il 52% considera la Cina un paese amico, il 32% la Russia. Quasi metà degli italiani (45%) crede invece che i nostri nemici siano i tedeschi, e il 38% i francesi. Abbiamo una brutta notizia per l’opinione […]

OPCW Releases Report concludes units of the Syrian Arab Air Force used chemical weapons in Ltamenah, Syria in March 2017

THE HAGUE, Netherlands – 8 April 2020 – The Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) released today the findings of the first report by the OPCW Investigation and Identification Team (IIT). The IIT is responsible for identifying the perpetrators of the use of chemical weapons in the Syrian Arab Republic where the OPCW […]

UN Adopts Resolution Urging Global Cooperation on COVID-19

UNITED NATIONS — The U.N. General Assembly unanimously approved a resolution Thursday recognizing “the unprecedented effects” of the coronavirus pandemic and calling for “intensified international cooperation to contain, mitigate and defeat” the COVID-19 disease. The assembly did not approve a resolution sponsored by Russia calling for U.N. solidarity in the face of the challenges posed […]