LIMA, Dec 15 Peru’s central bank held the
benchmark interest rate steady at 4.25 percent for the tenth
month in a row as expected on Thursday, but warned that a
drought was fanning inflation and noted a lack of investment in
construction and manufacturing.
* Start-ups on track to raise record funds this year – think
TRIPOLI, Dec 15 A group of oil guards in Libya
said on Thursday they had reopened a long blockaded pipeline
leading from the major oil fields of Sharara and El Feel, but an
oil worker said a separate group had prevented a production
restart at El Feel.
Dec 15 A U.S. government investigation found no
wrongdoing by five U.S. airlines and ended a probe into whether
they unfairly manipulated fares after a deadly train crash in
May 2015 snarled transportation between New York and Washington.