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Lagarde is in Buenos Aires for a meeting Monday and Tuesday of G-20 finance ministers and central bank presidents.
Kuczynski made the disclosure during more than seven hours of questioning on Friday as he tried to disentangle himself from a growing corruption scandal.
Venezuela's national currency, the bolivar, has plummeted in recent years amid a crippling economic crisis.
In a telephone discussion, the two newly re-elected leaders emphasised close ties between their countries, both facing planned US steel and aluminium tariffs.
In a bid to limit the cost of borrowing faced by businesses and individuals, Kenya capped commercial lending rates in September 2016.
Velloso said Lourenco's government had already supported the economy by devaluing the kwanza currency, promising to reduce debt and restructuring state oil company Sonangol.
Banks were slightly weaker‚ despite a stable rand‚ while gold and diversified miners found support from dollar weakness.
For the better part of the week‚ the rand was confined in a narrow trading range‚ although with a slightly weaker bias.
Headline earnings per share climbed to 1,023 cents in the six months, versus 893 cents over the same period in 2016. ARM declared a maiden interim dividend of 250 cents per share.
Isivuvu Technical Solutions, wants to expand its footprint to Ghana and Nigeria in the engineering, energy generation and transmission sectors.
The government plans to push through its reform plans by decree in the coming months to improve services that cost 30 percent more to operate than elsewhere in Europe.
Under the new law, employers will have to pay their staff a minimum wage of R20 an hour.
Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene has described it as a pro-poor bill that will transform the South African economy.
South Africa has the highest data costs among Africa's biggest economies and investors may be giving the country a wide berth as a result.
The Bavaria-based group said around a third of its expected profit growth by 2020 would be achieved through staff cuts.
The black-owned bank, which experienced liquidity problems, was placed under curatorship on Monday to much criticism.
Unilever said the choice to end 88 years of operating with two parent companies was not linked to Brexit or protectionism, but would simplify its structure.
Lufthansa said it will offer shareholders a dividend of 0.80 euros per share, some 60 percent higher than last year's.
The New Jersey-based company was saddled with debt following a leveraged buyout in 2005 by a consortium that included the KKR Group and Bain Capital.
Kudlow has strongly backed Trump's moves to cut taxes and reduce business regulations -- but he has openly criticized the president's tariffs move.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 1.0 percent to 24,758.12, its third straight decline.
The mine had been operating for four years in San Rafael Las Flores, southeast of Guatemala City.
The carmaker is also recalling an additional 6,000 cars for a potential clutch pressure plate fracture that could pose a fire risk.
The charges relate to work done for the US-listed Canadian company operating in Zimbabwe in 2013 and 2014. would like to send you push notifications.
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