UPDATE 1-Egypt's Amer paints positive image of currency float
* Amer predicts 30 percent fall in imports bill (Recasts with second tranche of World Bank loan, adds details from interview, quotes, background)
Jan 5 Sichuan Hongda Co Ltd
* Says Yunnan high court freezes funds in its AgBank account in Chengdu, amount involved totalled 210.2 million yuan ($30.53 million)
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Further company coverage: ($1 = 6.8860 Chinese yuan renminbi) (Reporting by Beijing newsroom)
WASHINGTON, Feb 24 Five U.S. financial services groups on Friday appealed a federal court decision handed down earlier this month that upheld an Obama-era rule designed to avoid conflicts of interests when brokers give retirement advice.
* General Electric - due to anticipated tax benefits and gains, co does not expect total after-tax charges through completion of ge capital exit plan to exceed initial $23 billion estimate