'I will drink the martini' - BoE's Carney tricked by email hoaxer
LONDON Bank of England Governor Mark Carney poked fun at the drinking habits of one of his predecessors before realising he had fallen victim to an email prankster this week.
BARI, Italy The growth of the global economy is still modest and faces various risks, European Central Bank Governing Council member Ignazio Visco said on Saturday at the end of a G7 meeting of finance ministers and central bankers in Itay.
"The economic expansion continues, it is strengthening but is still considered modest and faces various risks, on financial markets and in geopolitical terms, although such risks have diminished recently, " Visco told a final press conference.
(Reporting by Silvia Aloisi and Gavin Jones)
THE HAGUE Royal Dutch Shell shareholders on Tuesday widely rejected a proposal by an environmental group calling for the oil company to set and publish annual targets to reduce carbon emissions.
BRUSSELS The European Commission aims to make adopting the euro more attractive to European Union members currently outside the currency bloc, the economics commissioner said on Tuesday, in a bid to make the union more tight-knit after Britain's vote to leave.