Tag Archives: Economy

30Jun/15

Analyst says Germany playing “dangerous game of chicken” with Greece

As Greece pleads for a short-term bailout extension to avert a midnight default, a U.S. analyst says Germany must urge the IMF to offer some sort of face-saving measure for Greece or risk further economic fallout.

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08Jun/15

China’s big and bold stock market bull run

(REUTERS) – Meet Lu Tingbo, a physics major at Peking University who’s also an active investor – managing about about 800,000 dollars cobbled together from family, friends and schoolmates.
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07Jun/15

Philippine environment campaigners clear coastline trash to mark World Oceans Day

Volunteers pick up trash along the south-west coast of the Philippine capital ahead of World Oceans Day commemorations.

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20Apr/15

The high cost of iron ore’s price fall

(Reuters Business Report) – Few people have much sympathy for the mining companies.

Environmentally damaging, polluting, and hugely profitable, finding friends is no easy task.

BUT they also employ millions of people.

Most of them in developing countries, and often poorly paid.
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31Mar/15

Europe, U.S. division over China-led bank

(BVO) – A new clash between the U.S. and China in the bid for influence in fast growing Asia.

Beijing has taken the lead in jump-starting a new government-funded infrastructure bank – the AIIB – recently gaining the support of traditional U.S. ally Great Britain for the 50-billion dollar project.
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26Mar/15

London launches Europe’s first yuan money market fund

China Central Television (CCTV) – The London Stock Exchange on Wednesday launched a yuan-denominated money market fund, allowing investors direct access to the Chinese interbank lending market.
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02Mar/15

Gates back on top of billionaires list, Jordan joins

Bill Gates tops Forbes rich list with $79.2 billion and basketball great Michael Jordan joins billionaires club.
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02Mar/15

Visa and Samsung Bring Mobile Payments to the New Samsung Galaxy S6

Visa technology facilitates secure consumer payments with the new Samsung Galaxy S6
Mobile payment service by Samsung available in the U.S. starting summer 2015
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