Myanmar central bank fines lenders over protests – reports

Central Bank of Myanmar
Central Bank of Myanmar
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The Central Bank of Myanmar is fining private banks for not keeping branches open as protests against the country’s military coup grow, several media sources report.

An unconfirmed report from one website concerned with Myanmar alleged the central bank had ordered the arrests of private bank managers who do not reopen their commercial operations.

Myanmar’s armed forces mounted a coup against the elected government on February 1. The military deposed Aung San Suu Kyi, the leader of the

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