UAE doubles the stimulus to combat the effect of coronavirus
The Central Bank of the United Arab Emirates said Sunday it has doubled to $70 billion a stimulus package to maintain the Gulf set aside pass economy amid the coronavirus pandemic.
The aggregate value of all capital and liquidity trial adopted by the CBUAE past 14 March 2020 has reached 256 billion dirhams ($70 billion), the central bank said in a message.
Last month, oil-wealthy UAE announced stimulus worth $35 billion that included aid to the banking system, facilities for loans and injecting funds into the bourses.
Most of the auxiliary measures focused in take steps to ease financial and liquidity requirements for banks to manageable occurring cash for lending.
In the subsidiary procedures, the central bank edited by half to 7.0 percent the reserves banks are required to save for demand deposits, which can be withdrawn by clients anytime.
This will agree for some $16.6 billion in liquidity to be used in other bank lending, the central bank said.
Trump urges Americans to take unproven malaria medication to combat Covid-19
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