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MPC Caribbean Clean Energy Extends Date For IPO Closing | RJR News


MPC Caribbean Clean Energy has extended the closing date for its Initial Public Offering (IPO). 

 

The original closing date was tomorrow. 

 

It has been pushed back to December 21.

 

MPC Caribbean Clean Energy reserved the discretion to made the change in its Prospectus dated November 20.

 

The company has not disclosed why it decided to extend the closing date.


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UN extends Central African Republic peacekeeping mission


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S. African Rand Extends Slump as Central Bank Seen Holding Rates


South Africa’s rand extended a slump after breaching 13 per dollar this week for the first time since December as investors bet there’s little chance the nation’s central bank will follow emerging-market peers in raising interest rates.

The rand weakened 2.3 percent to 13.2729 per dollar as of 10:27 a.m. in Johannesburg on Friday, leading declines against the dollar. Yields on benchmark government bonds due 2026 soared 23 basis points to 9.03 percent, the highest since December 15.

Turkey on Thursday became the latest emerging-market central bank to deliver a surprise rate increase as currencies sag. The South African Reserve Bank, which targets inflation and has often stated it won’t act to bolster the rand, left its benchmark rate unchanged last month. The worst quarterly…

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UN extends African peace mission in Somalia


A UN-backed peacekeeping mission in Somalia, which faces attacks by an Al-Qaeda affiliate, received unanimous Security Council backing on Tuesday until July 31.

The African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM), with about 21 600 troops, operates with the approval of the UN and relies on international funding.

By extending AMISOM’s mandate to the end of July, the United Nations Security Council allowed for a review of recommendations expected in a “joint assessment” report on Somalia to be presented by June 15.

In its resolution, the Security Council recalled that it authorised the African Union to reduce AMISOM to roughly 20 600 personnel by October 30, after 1 000 troops were pulled out last year.

There are plans for a full withdrawal of foreign troops by December 2020, but heads of state and…

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UN extends AU mission in Somalia


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A UN-backed peacekeeping mission in Somalia, which faces attacks by an Al-Qaeda affiliate, received unanimous Security Council backing Tuesday until July 31.

The African Union Mission in Somalia (Amisom), with about 21,600 troops, operates with the approval of the UN and relies on international funding.

By extending Amisom’s mandate to the end of July, the United Nations Security Council allowed for a review of recommendations expected in a “joint assessment” report on Somalia to be presented by June 15.

In its resolution, the Security Council recalled that it authorized the African Union to reduce Amisom to roughly 20,600 personnel by October 30, after 1,000 troops were pulled out last year.

There are plans for a full withdrawal of foreign troops by December 2020, but…

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Security Council extends support for African Union force in Somalia


In the resolution, unanimously adopted, the Council also recalled its earlier decision to authorize the AU to reduce the Mission’s level of uniformed personnel to 20,626 by 30 October this year from 22,126 now;  but to include a minimum of 1,040 AMISOM police personnel, including five specialist Formed Police Units.

It also requested that the UN Secretary‑General continue to provide logistical support for AMISOM, its 70 civilian personnel; the 10,900-strong Somalia National Army jointly operating with AMISOM, and the UN Assistance Mission in Somalia (UNSOM).

The Council resolution adopted at the end of August last year, requested the AU and the UN to conduct a joint assessment of AMISOM’s operations – but this assessment has been delayed, leading to Tuesday’s decision to extend the…

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