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EU preparing bank rescues amid Greece doubts

European finance ministers agreed on Tuesday to prepare action to safeguard their banks as doubts grew about whether a planned second bailout package for debt-laden Greece would go ahead.

5 2011 | Viewed: 470 | News / Theme of day | Read full
Putin calls for new Eurasian Union

Vladimir Putin has called for the creation of a "Eurasian Union" with former Soviet states Belarus and Kazakhstan in his first major foreign policy statement since revealing his intended return as president next year.

5 2011 | Viewed: 409 | News / Theme of day | Read full
China warns of trade war over currency bill

China has warned of a potential trade war with the US if Washington lawmakers decide to pass a proposed anti-China currency bill.

4 2011 | Viewed: 462 | News / Review of Mass Media | 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: 529 | Foreign experience | Read full
Sledgehammers and stunned fish

Globalisation with Chinese characteristics works at both corporate and national level.

3 2011 | Viewed: 582 | Analytics | Read full
Goldman set to be LME sale winner

Goldman Sachs has more than quadrupled its stake in the London Metal Exchange in the past two years, making the US investment bank the biggest potential winner from the proposed sale of the 130-year-old exchange.

3 2011 | Viewed: 477 | News / Review of Mass Media | Read full
ECB prepares for change as Trichet finale nears

Sweeping change at the top of the European Central Bank moves a step closer this week when Jean-Claude Trichet, president, chairs his last interest-rate setting meeting.

3 2011 | Viewed: 465 | News / Theme of day | Read full
Tighter rules on capital: Bankers versus Basel

The industry is preparing a full-on assault on a deal regulators see as the best way to prevent future financial meltdown - and the question is whether the accord will be left with enough teeth.

3 2011 | Viewed: 407 | News / Theme of day | 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: 531 | Foreign experience | Read full
World stocks post worst quarter in 3 years

Global stocks closed their worst quarter in nearly three years on Friday on nagging concerns about the world economy and the lack of a credible solution to Europe's debt crisis.

2 2011 | Viewed: 606 | Analytics | Read full
ENRCs boardroom adds one new member

Back in June, Eurasian Natural Resources Corp pledged a "comprehensive review of corporate governance", but last week saw little change in its boardroom.

2 2011 | Viewed: 480 | News / Review of Mass Media | Read full
Kazakh bank BTA repays $175 mln loan instalment

BTA , Kazakhstan's third-largest bank by assets, has repaid its second $175 million instalment of a trade finance loan agreed as part of its debt restructuring process, the bank said on Friday.

2 2011 | Viewed: 423 | News / Review of Mass Media | Read full
Alibaba's Ma: "very interested" in buying Yahoo

Jack Ma, the founder and CEO of Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba, is keen on buying Yahoo Inc if the opportunity presents itself and has held discussions with other potential buyers about options.

2 2011 | Viewed: 535 | News / Theme of day | 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: 513 | Foreign experience | Read full
Talks on Dow and S&P index link-up

Talks are taking place that could see the Dow Jones Industrial Average come under the same umbrella as the S&P 500 index, uniting two of the world's most-watched market measures in a joint venture, according to three people familiar with the discussions.

30 2011 | Viewed: 449 | News / Review of Mass Media | Read full
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