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Lawmakers to vote on last-minute debt deal

After months of vitriolic discord, Republican and Democratic lawmakers were expected to vote on Monday on a White House-backed deal to raise the U.S. borrowing limit and avert an unprecedented default.

4 2011 | Viewed: 592 | News / Theme of day | Read full
Soros shift signals wider fears among rich

The decision by George Soros to convert his hedge fund into a family office casts light on to efforts by rich families to avoid disclosure under new financial regulation.

4 2011 | Viewed: 691 | Analytics | Read full
HSBC agrees sale of 195 US branches

HSBC has agreed to sell 195 branches in upstate New York to First Niagara, the Buffalo-based bank, for $1bn in cash.

4 2011 | Viewed: 551 | News / Review of Mass Media | Read full
Fifty sense

SITTING in the office of an Indian boss when the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) raises interest rates with an unexpectedly aggressive jerk, things get a little tense.

30 2011 | Viewed: 802 | Foreign experience | Read full
PCC chairman to quit over phone hacking

Baroness Buscombe is to step down as chairman of the Press Complaints Commission, a role in which she has been heavily criticised for failing to deal with the phone hacking scandal.

30 2011 | Viewed: 758 | Foreign experience | Read full
Murdoch Keeps BSkyB Chair

Board Supports Embattled News Corp. Executive and Approves Stock Buyback.

30 2011 | Viewed: 676 | News / Review of Mass Media | Read full
Chinese media attacks US on debt limit

Chinese state media criticised the brinkmanship in Washington over how to raise the debt limit as "dangerously irresponsible" and said the US could plunge the world into a recession that could be "much nastier" than the one that hit in 2008.

30 2011 | Viewed: 598 | News / Theme of day | Read full
Republicans abandon vote on debt ceiling

Republican leaders in the House of Representatives on Thursday abandoned efforts to vote on a plan to raise the nation's borrowing authority, deepening the US debt ceiling crisis five days ahead of a possible default.

30 2011 | Viewed: 758 | News / Theme of day | Read full
Robert Rubin: Americas success depends on a sound fiscal regime

Our country cannot afford politics as usual at a moment of such vital import for now and for the longer term.

30 2011 | Viewed: 700 | News / Theme of day | Read full
Moody's threatens Spain rating cut, euro falls

Rating agency Moody's put Spain on review for a possible downgrade on Friday, adding to concerns that a Greek rescue package has done little to halt the spread of Europe's debt crisis.

30 2011 | Viewed: 770 | News / Theme of day | Read full
IMF warns France on budget deficit

The International Monetary Fund has warned that France will miss its target of cutting its budget deficit to 3 per cent of output by 2013 unless it carries out more spending cuts.

30 2011 | Viewed: 930 | Analytics | Read full
Moodys downgrades Cyprus bonds

Cyprus moved closer to becoming the fourth eurozone country to need a bail-out after Moody's downgraded its bonds to just two notches above junk, arguing that political turmoil on the island and its exposure to Greek debt raised questions about its ability to service its own debt.

30 2011 | Viewed: 724 | News / Theme of day | Read full
Soros to close Quantum fund to outsiders

George Soros, the billionaire hedge fund manager, is closing his Quantum fund to outside investors and returning their money.

28 2011 | Viewed: 912 | Foreign experience | Read full
Foreign investment in Brazil market dives 70%

Fresh foreign investment in Brazilian stocks plunged 70 per cent in the first half of 2011, dragging down a market that had been one of the hottest last year.

28 2011 | Viewed: 907 | Analytics | Read full
Elizabeth Warren to leave consumer financial agency

Elizabeth Warren, the law professor who persuaded the Obama administration to create the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, will step down on August 1 from her role setting up the controversial new regulator, the Treasury said on Tuesday.

28 2011 | Viewed: 790 | News / Review of Mass Media | Read full
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Sholpan Kozhamkulova, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Chair, Department of Journalism and Mass Communication, KIMEP, Almaty

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