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WSJ Europe Faces New Scrutiny

Dow Jones & Co. Wednesday faced fresh scrutiny over an alleged deal to boost the reported circulation numbers of The Wall Street Journal Europe, in which the paper sold bulk copies to a consulting firm and simultaneously directed money to the firm for separate services.

14 2011 | Viewed: 614 | Foreign experience | Read full
Beijing and Moscow to put $1bn each in fund

China's main sovereign wealth fund will invest $1bn with its Russian counterpart, in a move that will be matched by the Russian Direct Investment Fund as it sees its first capital commitment since it was established in June.

12 2011 | Viewed: 480 | Foreign experience | Read full
Call for News Corp vote against Murdochs

News Corp faced intensifying pressure for corporate governance changes on Monday as the biggest investor advisory group in the US recommended shareholders vote against the re-election of 13 of the media company's 15 directors, including Rupert Murdoch, chairman and chief executive.

11 2011 | Viewed: 597 | Foreign experience | Read full
Huffington Post plans international edition

The Huffington Post is planning to create an international version of its news aggregation and blogging website this year in partnership with the publisher of Le Monde.

11 2011 | Viewed: 492 | Foreign experience | Read full
Metro chief to quit after media speculation

The chief executive of Metro, the world's fourth largest retailer by sales, has decided not seek the extension of his contract beyond next year following media speculation that he had lost the confidence of some members of the group's supervisory board.

11 2011 | Viewed: 525 | Foreign experience | Read full
Banks to be forced to boost liquid assets

Global banking regulators will press ahead with the first worldwide effort to force banks to hold more liquid assets and cut back the industry's reliance on short-term funding, despite complaints that the rule changes could damage the broader economy, the new chairman of the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision has warned.

11 2011 | Viewed: 517 | Foreign experience | Read full
A Divide Over Valuing Greek Debt

Three big lenders have limited writedowns to 21 percent.

11 2011 | Viewed: 484 | Foreign experience | Read full
Bank of England increases QE by £75bn

The Bank of England acted more swiftly and more decisively on Thursday than most economists had expected to inject a further round of stimulus into the economy, as its governor warned that the nation may be facing its "most serious financial crisis ever."

11 2011 | Viewed: 474 | Foreign experience | Read full
IFC Loan Creates Job Opportunities in Georgia, Boosts Agriculture and Exports

Tbilisi, Georgia, October 4, 2011-IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, signed a $1.5 million loan agreement with Georgian wine producer and exporter Tbilvino, creating employment opportunities in rural areas and benefitting small farmers.

5 2011 | Viewed: 635 | Foreign experience | Read full
Wall Street's New Watcher

Two weeks after moving into a skyscraper near Wall Street to start assembling a muscular new agency overseeing banks and insurers in New York, Benjamin M. Lawsky got a surprise during an introductory meeting with a midlevel manager: His power was even broader than he thought.

3 2011 | Viewed: 549 | Foreign experience | Read full
Magazine publishers pin hopes on Newsstand apps

When Apple unveils its Newsstand application next week, many magazine publishers are hoping it will mark a turning point as they seek to increase digital sales through the new wave of tablet computers.

2 2011 | Viewed: 548 | Foreign experience | Read full
Banks Plan New Fees for Using Debit Cards

The nation's beleaguered banking industry, which has been raising fees and doing away with free services, has a new target: debit-card users.

30 2011 | Viewed: 530 | Foreign experience | Read full
German parliament approves EFSF boost

The German parliament has voted by an overwhelming majority in favour of measures bolster the EURO 440bn eurozone rescue fund, and give it new powers to buy bonds and recapitalise weak banks, in a move that lifted financial markets and boosted the euro.

30 2011 | Viewed: 536 | Foreign experience | Read full
The Spanish Reform Model

Madrid has the right idea in cleaning up its banks now.

29 2011 | Viewed: 570 | Foreign experience | Read full
BAE Systems to cut 3,000 UK jobs

BAE Systems, the defence equipment group, will announce 3,000 job cuts in the UK this week, as the slowing pace of sales forces the group to slow down production of the Typhoon fighter aircraft.

28 2011 | Viewed: 677 | Foreign experience | Read full
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