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World Bank: China faces Europe risk, soft landing possible

China's economy faces growing risks from Europe's sovereign debt crisis and from debt held by local Chinese governments but it could engineer a soft landing by easing monetary policy, the World Bank said on Tuesday.

22 2011 | Viewed: 544 | Analytics | Read full
Euro zone not working, words alone won't fix it: Buffett

Billionaire investor Warren Buffett said Europe's debt crisis had shown up a "major flaw" in the 17-member euro zone system and it would take more than words to fix it.

22 2011 | Viewed: 585 | News / Review of Mass Media | Read full
Kazakh oil group to seek London listing-FT

Nov 21 (Reuters) - Kazakh oil and gas producer Zhaikmunai has signalled its intention to seek a full London listing that would qualify it for entry into the FTSE 250 index of mid-cap companies, the Financial Times reported on Monday.

22 2011 | Viewed: 427 | News / Review of Mass Media | Read full
Moody's Warns France on Rating

SINGAPORE-Moody's Investors Service warned Monday that its stable outlook on France's triple-A rating is under pressure, in another sign the euro zone's sovereign-debt crisis is spreading from the bloc's smaller and weaker states toward core economies.

22 2011 | Viewed: 548 | News / Theme of day | Read full
The Russians are coming - and the Chinese and the Canadians

The distinguished-looking gentleman in traditional Arab dress being shown around a mockup cabin of Bombardier's new plane at the Dubai air show is Saleh Al-Awaji, chairman of Yemen's Felix Airways.

21 2011 | Viewed: 551 | Foreign experience | Read full
2021: The New Europe

Niall Ferguson peers into Europe's future and sees Greek gardeners, German sunbathers-and a new fiscal union. Welcome to the other United States.

21 2011 | Viewed: 495 | News / Review of Mass Media | Read full
Whose lost decade?

Japan's economy works better than pessimists think - at least for the elderly.

21 2011 | Viewed: 513 | Analytics | Read full
What Is Sony Now?

At 69, Sir Howard Stringer's time as CEO of the unwieldy electronics giant is running out.

19 2011 | Viewed: 526 | Analytics | Read full
China's 3rd West-East gas pipe to open in 2013 -paper

Nov 17 (Reuters) - China's third West-to-East gas pipeline, mainly carrying gas from Central Asia to southeastern Fujian province, is expected to become operational by the end of 2013 , China Daily reported on Thursday, citing a source with the country's dominant gas supplier.

19 2011 | Viewed: 437 | News / Review of Mass Media | Read full
Hungary Placed Under Negative Credit Rating Watch

Two of the big three global credit rating agencies, Fitch Ratings and Standard and Poor's, placed Hungary's credit rating on "negative surveillance" over the weekend, citing the risk of contagion from the eurozone and the nation's increasingly unpredictable policy decisions as the primary factors behind their decision.

16 2011 | Viewed: 996 | Analytics | Read full
UniCredit Said to Propose 7.5 Billion-Euro Stock Sale to Board

UniCredit SpA's board will consider approving a share sale of 7.5 billion euros ($10.3 billion) to strengthen capital, two people familiar with the situation said today.

15 2011 | Viewed: 1 280 | Analytics | Read full
Lakshmi Mittal, the King of Steel, Trips Up

ArcelorMittal, his steel colossus, is burdened by overcapacity and debt.

15 2011 | Viewed: 594 | Analytics | Read full
Major yuan rise no cure for U.S. economic ills: China's Hu

U.S. trade and employment problems would not be solved by even a major appreciation of China's yuan versus the dollar, Chinese President Hu Jintao was quoted as saying on Sunday.

15 2011 | Viewed: 518 | News / Review of Mass Media | Read full
TEXT-Fitch cuts BTA Bank to 'CCC'

Fitch Ratings has downgraded Kazakhstan-based BTA Bank (BTA) and its subsidiary CJSC BTA Bank (Belarus)'s (BTAB) Long-term Issuer Default Ratings (IDR) to 'CCC' from 'B-'. A full list of rating actions is at the end of this commentary.

15 2011 | Viewed: 566 | News / Theme of day | Read full
All major economies headed for slowdowns: OECD

None of the world's major economies will escape a slowdown, the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development said on Monday, highlighting increasing signs that growth momentum is dwindling across the board.

15 2011 | Viewed: 614 | News / Theme of day | Read full
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