An undervalued Chinese yuan remains a contributing factor to the U.S.-China trade imbalance, but experts warn that labeling China a “currency manipulator” will not rein in mounting U.S.
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As the global financial sector has swelled, the gap between the rich and the poor has grown.
Thomas Storrs, whose determination to expand North Carolina National Bank beyond state borders laid the foundation for today’s Bank of America Corp. (BAC) , has died. He was 93.
EGYPT’S finance minister said his government will sign a memorandum of understanding with the International Monetary Fund in March for a previously spurned $US3.2 billion ($2.97 billion)
British Columbia’s budget deficit will narrow faster than forecast as the Canadian province returns to surplus in the next two years, Finance Minister Kevin Falcon said.
BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Nations opposing a European Union law that forces all airlines to pay for their carbon emissions will next week debate an array of counter-measures, a draft agenda seen by Reuters on Friday showed, raising the risk of an aviation trade war.
BEIJING (Reuters) – About 50,000 residents in a southern Chinese city had their water supplies disrupted after a fish farm discharged sewage into the local water source, state media said Sunday, in the
It may be recalled that the EU had placed a ban on Pakistani seafood imports in 2007 complaining of the unhygienic conditions under which various products were handled at different levels, from fishing boats to
In Part I of this series, I pointed out that economic and military strength are the two wings with which the Dragon (China) and the Eagle (US) fly
(Reuters) – General Mills Inc cut its 2012 outlook on Friday, citing weak sales volume, and its shares fell more than 4 percent.
WHEN I heard that the Reserve Bank had put out an announcement about a Saturday press conference, my heart sank.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Republican lawmakers alleged on Friday that the Energy Department used a loan guarantee to a massive rooftop solar project as part of a last-ditch effort to bail out Solyndra, a solar panel maker that later failed.
SYDNEY (Reuters) – Australia will carry out a comprehensive assessment of development pressure on the Great Barrier Reef to help preserve the world’s largest coral reef system, ministers said Saturday.
CHICAGO: US soybean prices climbed to a four-month high on Friday while wheat and corn also advanced on export demand for US grains as concerns persisted about crop production in South America.
Greece said on Thursday it had found extra budget savings demanded by its international lenders, suggesting a new rescue package is within reach even though acrimony simmered between Athens and its European …
Egypt’s politicians and media are issuing ever-louder accusations of American meddling just as the country seeks loans from the International Monetary Fund, where the
The currency erased losses after initial jobless-benefit claims in the U.S., Canada’s biggest trade partner, unexpectedly slid to a four-year low. It …
(Corrects sixth paragraph of story published on Jan. 27 to say McLean worked as business manager for global banking and markets in Asia-Pacific.) HSBC Holdings Plc (HSBA) named Kaber McLean as its chief executive officer for Japan, where Europe ’s biggest bank is reducing its presence as part…
Hungary’s central bank should keep borrowing costs unchanged until the government agrees on an International Monetary Fund bailout, which may allow rate cuts, policy makers Ferenc
SOCIAL networking websites cannot be forced to install filters preventing users from illegally sharing music and videos protected by copyright, the European Union’s top court says.
Birmingham, Ala., Feb 15(Reuters) – Alabama’s Jefferson County will soon hire a manager for its investments and the $4.23 billion debt load that pushed the county to declare the biggest U.S….
(Reuters) – Moody’s warned on Thursday it may cut the credit ratings of 17 global and 114 European financial institutions in another sign the impact of the euro zone government debt crisis is…
In a desperate attempt to ensure that Scotland does not leave the United Kingdom, Prime Minister David Cameron has said that he will consider offering Scotland more powers if its people vote against the referendum to secede, The Telegraph reports. “I’m very
Today Schibsted ASA (SCH) released its Q4 2011 report, which shows operating revenues of NOK 3.7 billion, underlying an increase of 4 per cent compared to the same period in 2010. Advertising revenues …
Research and Markets: Introducing the 2012 Media Report on Newspapers in Norway Featuring Companies such as Edda Media …
Research and Markets has announced the addition of the “Newspapers in Norway ” report to their offering.
NEWSPAPER READERSHIP in Ireland has declined by 2.4 per cent year-on-year, according to the Joint National Readership Survey published yesterday.
ST. SIMONS ISLAND, Ga., Feb. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ – SeaPak Shrimp & Seafood Co ., the No. 1 shrimp brand within the frozen specialty seafood category, has ushered in 2012 with waves of changes, including …
More than 100 protestors joined the picket line for the first strike with further strikes to come, according to a UK newspaper. MMP are looking to make 49 redundancies by March.
China’s vice president left Monday for a crucial getting-acquainted visit to the United States before he takes over as leader of the world’s most populous nation later this year, amid tensions over trade, …
The head of Kuwait’s central bank of more than 25 years has resigned, state media said Monday, in the latest shake-up among the Gulf nation’s
A town near Japan’s crippled Fukushima nuclear station offered to build a site to store contaminated soil, the first municipality near the plant to accept radioactive waste from the atomic disaster, the Nikkei newspaper reported.
In Japan, bonuses are not what they once were. Just ask Keiko Shimoharaguchi.
ISRAEL has blamed Iran for a series of blasts in Bangkok, a day after its embassies in India and Georgia were targetted.
While much of the current German-bashing is wild and unfair, there’s no arguing the euro is in a dangerous and unstable position
SALT LAKE CITY, Feb. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ – Fusion-io (NYSE: FIO – News) today announced that Host Europe GmbH, a leading European managed cloud service provider and part of the Host Europe Group, has deployed …
Research and Markets has announced the addition of the “Software in Europe” report to their offering.
China’s stock-index futures fell, signaling declines for the benchmark index, after new lending grew less than estimated in January and an eastern Chinese city suspended a decision to ease property curbs.