Record Philippines growth despite devastating typhoon

Record Philippines growth despite devastating typhoon

[2014-01-30 15:02:04]
The Philippines economy is growing at the fastest rate since the 1950s, despite the devastation wrought...
Strategic failure: Iceland allowed 2008 bank collapses to support households

Strategic failure: Iceland allowed 2008 bank collapses to support households

[2014-01-30 15:01:30]
Iceland is the land of active volcanoes and unexpected decisions. During the crisis in 2008 the...
US Fed slashes debt purchases by another $10 bn

US Fed slashes debt purchases by another $10 bn

[2014-01-30 14:52:55]
The US central bank will reduce bonds purchases to $65 billion per month, Ben Bernanke said...
Venezuela applies double standard to bolivar exchange rate

Venezuela applies double standard to bolivar exchange rate

[2014-01-23 19:51:03]
Venezuela has revamped its tough currency controls. Only importers of priority goods like food and medicine...
SEC suspends Chinese units of \'Big Four\' accountants over audit secrecy

SEC suspends Chinese units of 'Big Four' accountants over audit secrecy

[2014-01-23 19:47:37]
A US Security and Exchange Commission (SEC) judge has suspended the Chinese units of the so-called...
UK gets carte blanche to expand nuclear power, fracking under new EU energy goals

UK gets carte blanche to expand nuclear power, fracking under new EU energy goals

[2014-01-23 19:31:57]
New energy goals set out by the European Union for 2030 will allow Britain to meet...
Rich nations to get richer: World Bank raises forecast to 3.2% growth

Rich nations to get richer: World Bank raises forecast to 3.2% growth

[2014-01-17 11:09:34]
The world economy has reached a turning point five years after the global financial crisis hit....
Syria attraction: Russia moving into Eastern Mediterranean oil bonanza

Syria attraction: Russia moving into Eastern Mediterranean oil bonanza

[2014-01-13 18:02:27]
The wars for control of Syria, and actually there is more than one going on simultaneously,...
‘Deep cold storage’ vault created for virtual currency bitcoin

‘Deep cold storage’ vault created for virtual currency bitcoin

[2014-01-11 18:14:41]
A company in London has created a bank vault to cater for the virtual currency, bitcoin....
Bitcoin banned on China’s biggest online marketplace

Bitcoin banned on China’s biggest online marketplace

[2014-01-09 16:01:24]
Bitcoin faces a fresh obstacle in China as Alibaba,the country’s largest e-commerce group, will ban bitcoin...
'Leveling the playing field': World’s biggest asset manager ends early tip tradition

'Leveling the playing field': World’s biggest asset manager ends early tip tradition

[2014-01-09 15:59:43]
BlackRock Inc., has agreed to stop polling Wall Street analysts on stocks and companies before the...
State oil fund makes all Norwegians crown millionaires

State oil fund makes all Norwegians crown millionaires

[2014-01-09 15:47:54]
Norway’s sovereign wealth fund has grown so much that it makes every Norwegian citizen a “theoretical”...
Russia assumes G8 presidency, lays out key agenda

Russia assumes G8 presidency, lays out key agenda

[2014-01-02 12:40:01]
On January 1, Russia began its Group of Eight presidency for 2014 and will host the...
Spain exits multibillion EU bailout scheme

Spain exits multibillion EU bailout scheme

[2014-01-02 12:38:18]
Spain has entered the New Year without Eurozone support for its banks, after the bloc’s aid...
Latvia joins eurozone, but half of population opposed

Latvia joins eurozone, but half of population opposed

[2014-01-01 18:53:41]
Latvia has celebrated the New Year by joining the eurozone, becoming the 18th member of the...
Graft scandal hits Turkish economy by $100 bln – Deputy PM

Graft scandal hits Turkish economy by $100 bln – Deputy PM

[2013-12-31 11:21:16]
Turkey’s biggest corruption scandal for years involving leading government politicians has cost the economy $100 billion....
Greece to exit EU/IMF bailout deal in 2014 – PM

Greece to exit EU/IMF bailout deal in 2014 – PM

[2013-12-31 11:20:39]
Greece will exit its EU-IMF bailout agreement in 2014, as scheduled, and will require no further...
Up to 2 million Britons in “debt peril” by 2018

Up to 2 million Britons in “debt peril” by 2018

[2013-12-31 11:18:59]
Between 1 and 2 million British families risk a personal debt crisis by 2018. They could...
​Nikkei climbs 57% in 2013, biggest rise in 41 years

​Nikkei climbs 57% in 2013, biggest rise in 41 years

[2013-12-31 11:17:05]
The Japanese Nikkei index has shown its biggest growth since 1972, which is largely attributed to...
Uzbekistan ratifies CIS free trade zone treaty

Uzbekistan ratifies CIS free trade zone treaty

[2013-12-29 15:38:05]
Uzebekistan has become the ninth country to join the CIS free trade zone between former Soviet...
Russia faced ‘year of lost opportunities’ in 2013

Russia faced ‘year of lost opportunities’ in 2013

[2013-12-29 15:36:50]
Economically 2013 was a year of broken illusions for Russia. GDP added just 1.3 percent, while...
World's biggest potash cartel to renew

World's biggest potash cartel to renew

[2013-12-29 15:35:47]
The new owners of Russian potash producer Uralkali are to resume cooperation with Belaruskali of Belarus,...
China won't become the world’s largest economy until 2028

China won't become the world’s largest economy until 2028

[2013-12-29 15:34:30]
According to the economic consultancy Cebr's World Economic League Table (WELT) China’s GDP will overtake the...
US regulators to face lawsuit if landmark Wall Street rule isn’t eased

US regulators to face lawsuit if landmark Wall Street rule isn’t eased

[2013-12-24 15:22:51]
The American Bankers Association is threatening to file a lawsuit against US authorities to ease the...
Russia files first WTO dispute over EU energy policy

Russia files first WTO dispute over EU energy policy

[2013-12-24 15:21:51]
Moscow has filed its first case with the World Trade Organization against the European Union, saying...


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