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US President Biden Rejects The Need For Further Confinement This Winter

Biden said the most important factor in combating Omicron is getting vaccinations and booster shots.For its part, the Center for Infectious Diseases (CDC) changed its position on the latter shots on Monday, now recommending that Americans over the age of 18 receive an additional dose of vaccine. However, it will not be for another two weeks before there is a clear picture of the transmissibility and severity of Omicron, and…

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IOSCO and IFRS aim to present their ESG standard prototype at COP26

Fernando Rodríguez | Ahead of the COP26, IOSCO, the international forum which encompasses 95% of global stock market regulators, is collaborating with IFRS, dedicated to developing standards for financial and non-financial information. The two organisations are working flat out to be able to present an ESG standard prototype, and its corresponding recommendations, to financial intermediaries at the conference on climate change to be held in Glasgow, Scotland, October 31-November 12….