Samson: The Association of Iraqi Private Banks joins a course on international standards and FATF recommendations
16th April, 2018
The Association of Iraqi Private Banks held a training course on “International Standards and FATF Recommendations” at its headquarters in Baghdad, with the participation of 39 trainees from private banks, the central bank and financial transfer companies.Mr. Ali Tarek, Executive Director of the Association of Iraqi Private Banks, said at the opening of the training course, which was attended by “Economy News”, that “in view of the size of banks and their activities and their aspiration to build strong banking institutions, the Association set up today the session” International Standards and Recommendations for Financial Action AFTF ” Of amendments and with the participation of the Central Bank, and for four days. ”
“The session will include explaining the international standards of the Financial Action Group” AFTF “and how to deal with them and their application with Iraqi banks, which will reflect positively on the global financial classification of Iraq.”
“Participants in the course will receive the 40 recommendations guide in Arabic to be a reference to the work. LINK
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Samson: Oil prices fall to $ 71
14:04 – 16/04/2018
Oil prices fell during Monday’s trading to $ 71 a barrel after rising US crude oil activity.
Brent crude futures fell 1.5% to $ 71.46 a barrel, while NYMEX crude futures fell $ 66.44 a barrel, down 1.4%.
US crude was up about 8.5% last week in support of geopolitical tensions.
Separately, Bakers Hughes data showed on Friday that crude drilling platforms rose 7 platforms to 815 in the week ending April 13.