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Competition for the ultra-wealthy and their cash

The Cayman Islands plans to open its first office in Asia in either Singapore or Hong Kong to entice hedge funds and high-net-worth folks to the territory.

Brazil’s president in public feud with central bank

Brazil’s central bank (BCB) continues to keep interest rates high despite a new economic survey forecasting cooler inflation in the country. In response, Brazil’s President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva has criticised the BCB chief for months.

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China wants its money back

Hackers based in China targeted the Kenyan government in a years-long attempt to access data about the country’s debt, according to a Reuters report. China has denied involvement.

Africa (Sub-Saharan) 25 May, 2023
Facebook hit with record fine for EU data breach

Tech giant Meta has been hit with a record €1.2B ($1.3B) fine by Irish regulators and ordered to suspend all EU user data transfers to the US. The penalty is the biggest fine in EU data protection history.

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